Bringing light to anti-Asian hate crimes

The recent murder of 6 Asian women in an Atlanta parlor has begun to shed light on issues regarding the treatment of Asian Americans. Hundred of people gathered in cities throughout America to remember the victims and call for an end to hate towards Asians. Throughout 2020, the treatment of black Americans brought about aContinue reading “Bringing light to anti-Asian hate crimes”

COVID-19 Updates

On March 5, 2021 Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that due to a drop in COVID rates in the state, physical distancing and mask protocols will remain in place, however restaurants, gyms, theaters, water parks, bowling alleys, and bars providing dine in services are now allowed to be open to full capacity. Spring Training andContinue reading “COVID-19 Updates”

Death at immigration detention center

On January 31, a man detained at the Stewart Detention Center in South Georgia died from COVID-19. The man, identified as Felix Montes de Oca Marcelino, was 57 years old at the time of his death. It is no surprise that the conditions of the detention centers are a breeding ground for the virus asContinue reading “Death at immigration detention center”

President-Elect Joe Biden’s Stimulus Plan

In less than a week, President-elect Joe Biden will be confirmed as the 46th President of the United States. Amid a second impeachment, capitol riots, and general civil unrest, Biden has unveiled his plan to launch a 1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus package. The plan titled “America Rescue Plan” comes after a year-long battle of conflictingContinue reading “President-Elect Joe Biden’s Stimulus Plan”

Diversifying COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been sufficient data showing that “communities of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 across the United States“. Throughout the entire pandemic, people of color have been getting sick and dying of COVID-19 at rates exponentially higher than white people and the problem only continues to worsen. PeopleContinue reading “Diversifying COVID-19 Clinical Trials”

Arizona COVID-19 Update

As of January 7th, Arizona has taken its place as the number one COVID-19 hotspot in the world, based on cases per-capita. Health officials are seeing approximately 118.3 new cases for every 100,000 citizens. ICU’s have reached record capacity, with the number of hospitalizations increasing daily at a rapid rate. With this impossible challenge, health-officials are looking for leadershipContinue reading “Arizona COVID-19 Update”

Are We Approaching a Second Lockdown?

With the news splitting its time between election coverage and COVID-19 updates, it seems like 2020 may go on forever. But with a new Presidential Elect and an on going Pandemic, with case numbers spiking all over the country, it is looking like we are heading toward a second lockdown. Today, the United States hasContinue reading “Are We Approaching a Second Lockdown?”

COVID-19 Vaccine: When Can we Expect it, and How Much Will it Cost?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an incredible push for a vaccine against the virus to be made widely available across the world. Countries like the United States have been opening businesses prematurely in order to return to normalcy, but with the reopen has come an overwhelming surge of new cases;Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine: When Can we Expect it, and How Much Will it Cost?”

Unreliable Assistance for California Immigrants during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images(https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/us/coronavirus-undocumented-california.html) Immigrants without legal status in California have been hit hard by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like millions of other Americans, they have lost jobs, wages and some have even lost their homes due to shutdowns and the economic fallout of the virus. In order to provide supportContinue reading “Unreliable Assistance for California Immigrants during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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