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In the aftermath of the Nov. 3, 2020 election

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Is Biden’s plan to combat COVID-19 enough to unite the country?

In a normal year, the holiday season is filled with joy, friends and family. But between a viral pandemic and a controversial presidential election, 2020 is certainly not a normal year. COVID-19 is still alive and well, and folks are being asked to continue to wear masks and social distance. In Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee is advising people not to gather with others outside their household. But following Thanksgiving and with Christmas quickly approaching, the CDC predicts the United States will see an increase in COVID-19 cases over the next few weeks. Read the article . . .

Black women tackle the state legislature, make history

The White House is not the only place where Black women shattered glass ceilings during the 2020 election. On Nov. 3, three Black women – Jamila Taylor, April Berg and Kirsten Harris-Talley – were elected to Washington’s House of Representatives. They will join incumbents Melanie Morgan and Debra Entenman to create a total of five Black women, more than any other point in the history of the state House. All five women are Democrats.

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