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The Coronavirus Crisis

When Colleges Shut Down, Some Students Have Nowhere To Go

More colleges and universities are canceling classes due to COVID-19. Most are keeping dorms and dining halls open, but a growing number have asked students to pack up and leave campus indefinitely.

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Want Me Affelaye

Jazz groups like Sons of Kemet — which has built its success on a reputation for explosive and energetic live performances — are being forced to adapt to a world with no concerts. Pierrick Guidou/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How The Coronavirus Fallout Could Be Devastating To The Practice Of Jazz

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My Queen Is Anna Julia Cooper Sons of Kemet

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., pictured here in 2019, warned a small group of constituents on Feb. 27 about the impact of the coronavirus on the U.S., according to a secret recording obtained by NPR. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Weeks Before Virus Panic, Intelligence Chairman Privately Raised Alarm, Sold Stocks

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Pediatricians say families should get outside, but avoid playgrounds because they encourage children to play closely together. Lapplandfan/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Yes, You Can Take Your Kids For A Walk

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