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Closed churches, empty streets and canceled family gatherings make it an Easter Sunday like no other

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Are Stacey Abrams and Kamala Harris among the six to 11 candidates that Biden has said he will consider?

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In this April 7, 2020, photo, a subway rider wears a mask and a bandana to protect himself against COVID-19 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) 

Democratic lawmakers and community leaders in cities hard-hit by the pandemic have been sounding the alarm over what they see as a disturbing trend of the virus killing African Americans at a higher rate

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In this March 12, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters about coronavirus in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) 

The Vermont senator's announcement makes Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in November

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In this June 21, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., talks before signing the Taxpayer First Act of 2019, at the Capitol in Washington 

Nomination gives the prospective Democratic nominee perhaps his biggest symbolic endorsement among the many veteran Black lawmakers who back his candidacy

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Black residents account for 72% of deaths from COVID-19 complications in Chicago

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NNPA issues solemn warning as statistics show disproportionate impact of virus on Black Americans

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Martin Luther King, 1964 

King was committed to advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience

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Charles Randolph from Virginia was motivated to make the masks after learning his great uncle is at high-risk from the Covid19 virus

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New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday

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