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Yellow cabs line and empty 42nd St. outside Grand Central Terminal in New York

Yellow cabs line and empty 42nd St. waiting for fares outside Grand Central Terminal, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New York. Hospitalizations from COVID-19 were rising faster than expected in New York as residents and leaders prepared for a peak in cases that is expected to still be weeks away. Temporary hospitals, and even a morgue in Manhattan, are being setup. © Associated Press/Mary Altaffer» 

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A flight crew wears masks as they go through security at JFK airport

A flight crew wears masks to fend off coronavirus as they wait to go through a TSA security checkpoint, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at JFK airport in New York. © Associated Press/Mary Altaffer» 

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Michigan Avenue is shown nearly empty in Detroit

Michigan Avenue is shown nearly empty Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in Detroit. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Michigan residents to stay at home beginning Tuesday, in her most sweeping order of the coronavirus crisis. © Associated Press/Paul Sancya» 

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Ambulance paramedics are seen outside the Lions Gate Hospital in N. Vancouver

B.C. ambulance paramedics are seen outside the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. © The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward» 

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Police check cars and pedestrians at Village of Key Biscayne’s entrance

Police check cars and pedestrians at a checkpoint at the entrance to the Village of Key Biscayne, Fla., Monday, March 23, 2020. The village issued an emergency order, banning all travel, starting Monday, within the village by non-residents, with a few exceptions. © Associated Press/Wilfredo Lee» 

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Aliyah Mosby, silhouetted against the sunset near Liberty Memorial

Aliyah Mosby is silhouetted against the sunset as she walks at the Liberty Memorial Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. Mosby was taking advantage of warm weather on the first day of spring to get some fresh air as most of the community isolates to limit the spread of the coronavirus. © Associated Press/Charlie Riedel» 

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Portraits of Black Canadian – Episode 27

Slavery Remembered The abolition of slavery was commemorated in 2004.

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Portraits of Black Canadian – Episode 26

Black History Month Every February Canadians celebrate the history of Blacks in Canada.

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Portraits of Black Canadian – Episode 25

Donovan Bailey The athlete’s meteoric rise to fame is one of Canada’s remarkable success stories.

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Portraits of Black Canadian – Episode 24

Suzette Mayr The author spotlights issues involving race and ethnicity interethnic people.