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Situational awareness: China is building a hospital for patients infected with the new coronavirus that's "killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday." (AP)

🎙 "In the chill climate in which we live, we must go against the prevailing wind. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. ... We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better.” - See who said it and why it matters at the bottom.

The great Thurgood Marshall, who argued Brown v. Board of Education as a lawyer, founded the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and became the first African American U.S. Supreme Court justice. He died on Jan. 24, 1993, at the age of 84.