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Opinion | Racism’s Hidden Toll (nytimes.com)

In America, how long you live depends on the color of your skin.

The Women the 19th Amendment Left Behind (teenvogue.com)

These are the stories of the uncounted.

Lovecraft Country - Official Website for the HBO Series - HBO.com (hbo.com)

Learn more about the HBO series Lovecraft Country.

America is failing Black moms during the pandemic (vox.com)

The pandemic is making the maternal health care crisis worse. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Man seen in area of homemade explosive at Portland protest ID’ed as ex-Navy SEAL (opb.org)

Shortly after someone threw a makeshift explosive device at protesters in Southeast Portland early Saturday morning, a man wearing dark clothes and carrying a military style helmet with night-vision goggles was videotaped near the area. Multiple people say the man in the video appears to be a retired U.S. Navy SEAL and former Central Intelligence Agency contractor who has worked in Afghanistan -- and spoken out on social media against the nightly Portland demonstrations.

Help! I Can’t Believe My Son’s Friend Fed Him Indian Food Without Calling Me First. (slate.com)

“My wife says to drop it because any conversation will look racial in nature.”

Video shows Florida police arrest 8-year-old and try to put him in handcuffs (nbcnews.com)

Body camera footage from Key West officers of the 2018 incident was shared late Sunday night on Twitter by the attorney Benjamin Crump.

Lost on the frontline: US healthcare workers who died fighting Covid-19 (theguardian.com)

Hundreds of people in the healthcare system have died fighting Covid-19. We count them and investigate why

The ��Blue Shift’ Will Decide the Election (theatlantic.com)

Something fundamental has changed about the ways Americans vote.

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says she will retire amid protests, City Council cuts (seattletimes.com)

Seattle Police Chief Best announced her retirement in a memo Monday night, after the City Council voted to cut her pay and reduce the SPD.

Tensions on display as Oregon lawmakers conclude hectic special session in one day (opb.org)

In its second special session this year, the Legislature closed a $1.2 billion budget hole, and passed an range of policy tweaks. But concerns about a rushed process pervaded.

Mediterranean migrants: No one makes this journey just to pick up benefits | Gary Younge (theguardian.com)

Those who insist the west can’t take in the world’s misery must acknowledge how much of that misery we’re responsible for