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Hackers Are Trolling My Virtual Recovery Meetings With Racist Attacks And I Don’t Feel Safe

“Try not to take these attacks personally.” This is the opening statement from a Google Doc sent to me by a 12-step “old-timer” earlier today.   “To those in recovery programs, know that these disruptors are not targeting your specific recovery meetings specifically. These are teenagers, gamers, attacking the Zoom platform itself. The attackers don’t seem […]

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Joe Scarborough Explains What Trump Is Really Doing With His Racist Coronavirus Rhetoric

Joe Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” on Thursday warned people not to let President Donald Trump distract them with his xenophobic description of the coronavirus. Trump has repeatedly used the racist term “Chinese Virus” in recent days, and defended his language at a news conference Wednesday. World Health Organization guidelines caution leaders not to […]

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New York Mayor Urges Support For Chinatowns Amid Racist Coronavirus Fears

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Thursday encouraged the city’s residents and visitors to support Asian American businesses, declaring one of the city’s major Chinese neighborhoods “open for business” to counter racist fear-mongering about the new coronavirus that business owners say have caused a precipitous decline in sales. “In hard times, New […]