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Nina Martin

Nina Martin

Nina Martin covers sex and gender issues for ProPublica. She joined the staff in September 2013. She has been a reporter and editor specializing in women’s legal and health issues for more than 30 years.

How COVID-19 hollowed out a generation of young Black men

By: and - December 23, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Kejuane Artez Bates was a big man with big responsibilities. The arrival of the novel coronavirus in Vidalia, Louisiana, was another burden on a body already breaking under the load. Bates was in his 10th year with the Vidalia Police Department, assigned as a resource officer to the upper elementary school. But […]