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Black communities were forgotten during the recovery from the Great Recession. We can't let that happen again.

Black, Latino, and Native American youth, overshadowed by the plight of their wealthier, whiter peers, simply didn't receive the same resources and support, and the recovery left them behind. Now, we risk making the same mistake again. —  Business Insider July 25, 2020

COVID-testing map reveals glaring gaps in hard-hit Queens neighborhoods

The maps created by Measure of America plot testing site locations with individual neighborhoods shaded to correspond with their death and illness rates. Darker hues indicate higher rates — especially evident in the Elmhurst-Jackson-Heights-Corona area, parts of northern Flushing and the Far Rockaway region. —  Queens Daily Eagle July 15, 2020