Nearly 80 percent of Veterans Affairs employees surveyed by their workers union said endemic racism in the agency is a moderate or serious problem, with more than half reporting they have witnessed discrimination against the former military personnel whom the agency serves.
The pandemic is exacerbating gentrification in Los Angeles and other cities. The Hulu series “Ramy” is a win for Muslim representation, but criticism shows how far we have to go. Black-owned bookstores see a boom in orders for anti-racist literature.
Charbel Hitti's mother walks from her house to the nearby Karam home. Charbel Karam, Charbel Hitti and Najib Hitti, relatives and friends who grew up and became firefighters together, went missing in Tuesday's blast in Beirut after rushing to respond to the initial small explosion. (Lorenzo Tugnoli/For The Washington Post)
A passenger arrives at London's Gatwick Airport last month. The lifted travel advisory doesn’t change the fact that Americans are not allowed into many countries because of rising coronavirus cases in the United States. (AP)