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Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I am going to focus our attention on issues that are directly related to racial minorities and the poor. The pandemic and the associated economic downturn have hit these populations harder and recovery for them will come slower.

Race, ethnicity and COVID-19

A website called EmbraceRace has a constantly updated collection of stories linking COVID-19 and sorts by topics related to race.

Let me give you 16 story ideas that might interest you:

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by Al Tompkins, Poynter

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