A Reading List: How Race Shapes the American City


by kottke.org

kottke.org— From Aric Jenkins, a collection of articles on “how race continues to shape the design and infrastructure of American cities”. I’m interested to read Corinne Ramey’s piece on America’s Unfair Rules of the Road: In the shadow of the bridge sits a small neighborhood called the West Side, where the asthma rate is more than four times the national average, and residents report a host of other health issues. Advocates say the thousands of trucks driving overhead spew harmful diesel emissions and...

philstar.com—Cebu City, Quezon City, City of Manila top DOH list of areas with most COVID-19 cases. Data from the Department of Health showed that Cebu City, Quezon City and the City of Manila are the three areas with the most total number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

phys.org—How the coronavirus pandemic could shape cities. At the turn of the 20th century, tuberculosis was America's third-most common cause of death. It struck down the young as well as the old and was so contagious that spitting anywhere in public except for spittoons was outlawed.

Breitbart—President Trump Lists Those to Be Included in American Heroes Garden. President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Saturday during his Salute to America celebration from the White House, where he announced the first round of historical figures to be included in the National Garden of American Heroes.