Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa., is one place taking advantage of people being forced to gather outdoors. It's got a Black History Month focus on nature.
As protests continue around the country in response to several high-profile deaths of African Americans in recent weeks, black people say they are frustrated, fearful and fatigued.
"White supremacy is a lethal public health issue that predates and contributes to COVID-19," public health experts say in an open letter as large protests erupt in cities across the United States.
"I'm proud of you my son, Brandt. Your load is lighter," Allison Jean wrote on Thursday, after her son forgave and hugged the woman who killed Botham Jean.
Some years the virus would wipe out a tenth of the population, earning New Orleans the nickname "Necropolis." The gruesome disease killed thousands, scapegoated immigrants and upheld white supremacy.
As a child, I found my father's love of the national anthem utterly bewildering. His was the generation of men born free but shackled by bigotry. So why did he sound so proud, singing that song?
The reactions to Kanye West's noisy rightward lurch illustrate some important dynamics about black voting behavior and why a country with many black conservatives has so few black Republicans.