June 11, 2020

Grim news overnight highlights how risky it is to think we are passed the worst of the novel coronavirus. Across the country, people are not only reveling in being out and shopping at stores, socializing with friends or protesting in large marches but too many are doing it without wearing a mask — and we’re witnessing the consequences. Medical experts tell us that if the trend continues the country will only climb higher in positive cases. Bottom line: WEAR A MASK AND DEMAND OTHERS AROUND YOU DO THE SAME! Some people are taking the virus seriously and while it’s a good thing, it’s spelling trouble for voter registration and good news for those who want to suppress the vote of minority voters; Early analysis of polls shows Latino voters don’t hold Biden in as high regard as they did Clinton; and One Central American country is on its way to criminalizing the oldest form of discrimination — street sexual harassment. Go beyond the headlines…

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