As COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the United States surpass the 3 million mark, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, evidence shows the health crisis is disproportionately impacting minorities. In particular, Latino Americans are bearing the brunt of the burden.
The Black Lives Matter movement is now stronger than ever after recent events involving the deaths of Black lives at the hands of police officers who pledge to serve and protect the integrity of all lives.
In “The Thirteen American Arguments,” Howard Fineman covers questions and topics that Americans have been debating since the founding of our nation. The topics include “What is a person?” and the extent of presidential power.
Citing their skepticism of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, protesters throughout the nation have demanded an end to government-mandated closures. By ignoring social distancing guidelines, their outlook is clear: They do not believe health experts.
As the race for the democratic nomination progresses, candidates former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D- Vermont) continue to go head-to-head to make a lasting impression on the American public.
Graduation is the culmination of a student’s years of hard work inside and outside of the classroom. The ceremony is much more than a student walking across a stage in a cap and gown — it is a celebration. Students receive their diplomas and present their accolades to the friends and family who supported them along the way.
Our society and community, both on campus and the national level, struggle with understanding and appreciating the differences amongst societies’ members, particularly in regard to race, religion and ethnic background.