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Covid-19 protocols outlined for public schools | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen “We can’t let that happen anymore.” In detailing the city’s plan to bring public school students back to the classroom this fall, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter have made clear: in-person learning…

Groups plan national march for voting rights | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Photo: Emmanuel Abreu Beach? Please. Amid growing calls for Congress to pass national voting rights protections, millions of people are making late summer plans that include a million-strong march to spur federal lawmakers to action. March…

Celebrating Black solidarity | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Black August is upon us. The annual celebration, which is held throughout the month of August, specifically commemorates Black freedom fighters and political prisoners, and spotlights the resistance against racial oppression within the criminal and social justice movements.…

Climate Control | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi Human intervention causes climate change and rising temperatures, and these changes may not be reversible, according to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). By 2100, global temperatures could rise between 1.3°C to 5.7°C (2.34°F to…

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New vaccine requirement for city workforce | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Defeat Delta. All city workers will be required to provide one-time proof of vaccination or weekly Covid-19 tests beginning on September 13, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced. The measures were necessary to help curtail the…

Black Wall Street Day | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by HISTORY (@history) It is estimated that nearly 300 people were killed and over 1,200 homes were destroyed in what is now known as the Tulsa Race Massacre.…

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$28.6 billion in assistance to restaurant industry | Bronx Free Press

Get it while it’s hot. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is serving up $28.6 billion in direct relief to restaurants and food establishments – with registration opening this week and funds being disbursed on a first-come, first-served basis…

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Funding offered to restaurant workers | Manhattan Times

A relief fund is providing cash assistance for restaurant and food service workers who have lost employment as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Robin Hood, in partnership with ROAR (Relief Opportunities for All Restaurants), recently launched another round…