Author Katherine MacHolmes is Program Partner for Community Outreach at Inclusive Communities and a member of New Leaders Council.

7/14/20 • Day 23 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Without True Revolution, Oppression Just Changes Shape

“We owe this struggle to our ancestors and future generations,” Katherine Macholmes writes.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about the need for radical change in the face of an adaptable oppression, the University of Nebraska system joining a lawsuit against the recent ICE order on international students and the Douglas County Courthouse resuming trials with added COVID-19 safety measures after months of delays.

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  • The University of Nebraska system joined universities across the country in a lawsuit against the ICE order that placed limits on international students’ ability to study in the country.
  • Lancaster County has reached peak levels of COVID-19 cases once again with an average of 41 new cases a day in the last week.

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Chris Bowling

Chris has worked for The Reader since January 2020. As an investigative reporter and news editor he’s taken deep dives into topics such as police transparency, affordable housing and COVID-19. Originally...

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