“Minority” in the news

Example collocations

ethnic minority
minority government
minority group
minority groups
small minority

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Washington Post
· Governors’ companies among recipients of virus relief loans  
Parker Briden, a spokesman for Reeves, said the governor is a minority shareholder in the company who has no “day-to-day role” in its operation.
Washington Post
· Major U.S. cities, gripped with crisis, now face spike in deadly shootings, including of children  
Monahan said all of the murder victims in June and so far in July were part of minority communities.
· Guardrails line the journey in the life of a mail-in ballot  
There are calls for a standardized policy that ballots postmarked by Election Day must be counted, because of concerns that mail service can be slower in poorer or largely minorities of the U.S.
Sports Illustrated
· Recapping Indianapolis Colts’ Best Zoom Calls  
Ballard vowed that the Colts would be community leaders in fighting these societal issues, and the team has since announced initiatives, including the creation of a new position of director of diversion, equity, and inclusion as well as a scholarship for minority students.
Al Jazeera
· Native American groups seek name change for Washington Redskins  
FedEx CEO Frederick Smith is a minority owner, and the company is the title sponsor of the team's stadium in Landover, Maryland.
Washington Post
· Live updates: U.S. reports record-high average of new coronavirus cases for 28th day  
With a median wage of $13.58 an hour, some of the largely female and minority cadre of nearly 7 million across the country worry they are a serious case of covid-19 away from financial ruin.
The Guardian
· England's vulnerable teenagers at risk of 'falling off the radar'  
The commissioner’s warning came as Amanda Spielman, the chief inspector of schools in England, conceded it might make sense for a “small minority” of students to drop a GCSE because of the amount of learning lost due to the coronavirus crisis.
The Guardian
· Talking Horses: York forced to slash prize money over Covid-19 crisis  
The Professional Jockeys’ Association, however, is fully supportive of the move, having previously suggested that a minority of trainers were abusing the system by failing to reimburse riders for travel and other expenses.
The Wall Street Journal
· Kipp Wokes Up  
The greatest barrier to minority advancement in America is the K-12 education system, so it was dismaying last week to read that Kipp charter schools has decided to abandon its motto “Work hard.
The Age
· New details emerge on Hong Kong security law as first person charged denied bail  
Authorities in Beijing and Hong Kong, however, say the law is designed to target a minority of “troublemakers”.