Month: March 2020

Firing of Amazon Strike Leader Draws State and City Scrutiny

Subject Pandemic; Protests Description Employee Action Leads To Employer Reaction: An Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center employee, Chris Smalls, said the company fired him after leading a strike at a warehouse in Staten Island, New York, over coronavirus safety conditions. Creator Josh Eidelson and Luke Kawa Source https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-30/amazon-worker-who-led-strike-over-virus-says-company-fired-him Publisher […]

Stephon Marbury Sets Up Deal To Deliver 10M Masks to NY Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Subject Frontline Workers; Stephon Marbury; Covid Crisis Description Former Knicks star Stephon Marbury wants to deliver the Big Apple. It needs even more than an NBA title — 10 million N95 masks for hospital workers and other first responders handling the coronavirus pandemic. Creator Rich Calder Source https://nypost.com/2020/03/29/stephon-marbury-plans-to-deliver-10-million-masks-to-ny-amid-coronavirus-crisis/ […]

‘A Most Beautiful Thing’ Shares Story of First African American Prep Rowing Team

Subject Rowing On The Water; Sports Description The first time Arshay Cooper and his Manley High School rowing teammates got in a boat at the Lincoln Park lagoon in 1998; most were still learning to swim. Creator Annie Costabile Source https://chicago.suntimes.com/sports-saturday/2020/3/28/21187000/a-most-beautiful-thing-shares-story-of-first-african-american-prep-rowing-team-common-dwyane-wade?fbclid=IwAR36oZRTdhlOS6ouKA7L_Zli6c_BszP6jmPQgzb2VtyY0EU877QDvbaoodo Publisher suntimes.com File

‘A Most Beautiful Thing’ Shares Story of First African American Prep Rowing Team

Subject Rowing On The Water; Sports Description The first time Arshay Cooper and his Manley High School rowing teammates got in a boat at the Lincoln Park lagoon in 1998, most were still learning to swim. Creator Annie Costabile Source https://chicago.suntimes.com/sports-saturday/2020/3/28/21187000/a-most-beautiful-thing-shares-story-of-first-african-american-prep-rowing-team-common-dwyane-wade?fbclid=IwAR36oZRTdhlOS6ouKA7L_Zli6c_BszP6jmPQgzb2VtyY0EU877QDvbaoodo Publisher suntimes.com File

Chicago Businessman Willie Wilson Pledges $1M To Help the Unemployed During COVID-19 Crisis

Subject Giving Back; Covid Crisis; Unemployment Help Description Businessman Willie Wilson announced Friday he is giving away $1 million to people who have recently lost their job due to COVID-19. Creator Marcella Raymond, WGN Web Desk Source https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/covid-19-businessman-philanthropist-willie-wilson-pledges-1-million-to-help-the-recently-unemployed/ Publisher wgntv.com File

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