Rev. Dr. William Barber, Jr. of the Poor People’s Campaign sent letters to Senate and Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle calling for them to refuse to be comfortable with other people dying. Rev. Barber is also calling for digital protests in the midsts of the pandemic.
“Extortion is rife, robbery is epidemic, the poor and needy are abused, outsiders are kicked around at will, with no access to justice.
“I looked for someone to stand up for me against all this, to repair the defenses of the city, to take a stand …”
— Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (@RevDrBarber) April 23, 2020
The Congressional Black Caucus is touting a new bill requiring health data on impacted communities, particularly African Americans, who have been affected disproportionately by COVID-19.
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