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Medicaid loss, homeless students, and race massacre descendant
VNN Weekly Digest June 5-11
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
As Medicaid Purge Begins, ‘Staggering Numbers’ of Americans Lose Coverage
(NATIONAL) More than 600,000 Americans have lost Medicaid coverage since pandemic protections ended on April 1. And a KFF Health News analysis of state data shows the vast majority were removed from state rolls for not completing paperwork.
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Partnerships working full-time to address needs of Broken Arrow's homeless students
(OKLAHOMA) A woman pushing a full shopping cart of belongings down Elm Street. A man with no shoes hefting an overstuffed backpack. With signs of homelessness in Broken Arrow growing by the day, there is one sign that’s a little less obvious to the untrained eye: child homelessness.
Descendent of Tulsa Race Massacre Speaks at United Nations
(NEW YORK) Nehemiah D. Frank, the editor-in-chief of The Black Wall Street Times and National Parent Union founding delegate delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Frank is also a descendant of a family who survived the massacre and lost wealth.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Severe thunderstorms and an isolated threat of flash flooding across parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Tennessee Valley, and locally heavy rainfall and a threat for flash flooding over the central High Plains.
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