Daily Archives: October 10, 2021

2021-10-10: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

_____ (2021-10-09). Thousands Of Police Killings Are Unreported. popularresistance.org The New York Times and other outlets report that most police killings in this country are "mislabeled." The sanitized language is worse than an understatement because it implies that these murders are categorized improperly due to ordinary human error. In fact, there is a long and sordid history of covering up these crimes. The initial coroner's report for George Floyd, whose murder was witnessed by millions of people, reported drug use and underlying health conditions as the causes of death. | According to a report in the Lancet , between 1980 and 2018 police in the U.S. killed an estimated 30,800 people. This n…

sputniknews (2021-10-09). US Justice Dept. Declines to Charge Officer Over Shooting of Black Man in Wisconsin. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Justice Department said in a press release it will not pursue charges against a police officer that shot African American man Jacob Blake Jr. in the back seven times last year.

Meribah Knight, Ken Armstrong (2021-10-09). Black children were jailed for a crime that doesn't exist. Almost nothing happened to the adults in charge. nationofchange.org Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

jz 2021-10-10 17:44 | 13:44 EST | 4 | 0 | 3 | 1 | 0