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Yvette Richards, director of community connection at St. James United Methodist Church in Kansas City, Mo., checks temperatures before Sunday morning services. The church is hosting vaccination clinics and holding socially distanced services after shutting down for much of the pandemic. Carlos Moreno/KCUR hide caption

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A man waits to cross the street in the largely Latino neighborhood of East Los Angeles on Aug. 7. California has implemented a new health equity metric to help address the outsize effect of coronavirus on the state's communities of color. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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To Tackle Racial Disparities In COVID-19, California Enacts New Metric For Reopening

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Tear gas rises as protesters face off with police during a demonstration on May 31 outside the White House over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police. Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tear-Gassing Protesters During An Infectious Outbreak Called 'A Recipe For Disaster'

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