“Minority” in the news
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· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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”.