Trump makes a $500 billion economic appeal to Black Americans, while pledging to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Summary List Placement On Friday, President Trump pledged to increase economic opportunities for Black Americans with a $500 billion measure aimed at creating 3 million new jobs and 500,000 new black-owned businesses, according to Forbes. “I’m here today to announce a brand-new plan to deliver more opportunity, more security, more fairness, and more prosperity to […]

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The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed fairly across the world

Summary List Placement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK would pledge £571 million ($727 million) to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine would get distributed to the world’s poorest countries. Johnson announced the move during a prerecorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday. The funding will go toward COVAX, an effort spearheaded […]

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