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Christina and James Summers were married for 17 years. Now, she's learning to navigate life without him. "Me and my husband really worked like a team," she says. "My teammate's not here to help me, so I'm really feeling a single mom vibe, just trying to get accustomed to this." Rosem Morton for NPR hide caption

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COVID took many in the prime of life, leaving families to pick up the pieces

In the U.S., people of color have been more likely to die at younger ages, especially among lower-income communities. That's had a ripple effect on finances, education and physical and mental health.

Christina and James Summers were married for 17 years. Now, she's learning to navigate life without him. "Me and my husband really worked like a team," she says. "My teammate's not here to help me, so I'm really feeling a single mom vibe, just trying to get accustomed to this." Rosem Morton for NPR hide caption

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COVID took many in the prime of life, leaving families to pick up the pieces

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LeRonne L. Armstrong, Chief of Police, Oakland Police Department, stands near Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, right, as he delivers remarks during a press conference in Oakland, Calif. Yalonda M. James/AP hide caption

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Oakland residents remain skeptical as federal oversight of police ends after 20 years

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