Tag Archives: COVID-19

First Date Ideas: COVID-19 Friendly

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Going on a first date is already nerve-racking enough, but now with the extra worry and stress surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it makes dating more of an obstacle course. On top of the ordinary things to worry about — like, will you guys hit it off, or what should you wear, now you also have […]

Asian American in Urban Communities: Profiting from the Black Dollar

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We had a conversation about the relationship between the African American community and the Asian American community. In lue of the events that happened last month in Atlanta, the Black and Asian American communities need to come to grips with something; we are the same in America’s eyes. Growing up in the “hood.” I grew […]

Say What?! New York Will Be The First State To Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Passports’

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With time passing by and the wary trust from the American people, Lawmakers and scientists think it’s the best time to roll out and develop a COVID-19 “passport” that will make it faster and easier for businesses to verify a customer’s vaccination or testing status before allowing them in the establishment. First state on the list? New […]

Another Vaccine Rolls Out, As WHO Approves Emergency AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccinations

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The long-awaited AstraZeneca-Oxford (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) vaccine is officially ready for global distribution, with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing today its release. Vaccines are expected to roll out through COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX), the leading U.N. vaccination access initiative launched last April as part of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines […]

6 Key Elements of Biden’s American Rescue Plan

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Last night, president-elect Joe Biden revealed his Rescue and Recovery plan to the public. Biden calls for ‘unity’ and togetherness, urging politicians and Americans to come together and “take action” to beat the Coronvarious Pandemic. As the wealth gap increases, millions of Americans are either unemployed or have been tragically affected by the pandemic. “The […]

AMC Plan’s to Re-Open 100 of its Theaters

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The wait is coming to an end as movie goers anxiously await the re-opening of AMC theaters. AMC is scheduled to begin opening about 100 theaters starting August 20, 2020. It’s not a surprise that theaters throughout the country had repeatedly delayed openings because of the spread of Corona Virus. Abreast massive spikes in positive […]

Is Eating Outside During Coronavirus Pandemic Safe?

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Should green really mean go in the thick of a pandemic that is continuously spreading daily? While turning to socially distance limited seating, the restaurant industry is looking for a miracle to survive this Covid-19 pandemic. But is it really safe to dine out yet? Our worlds have shifted since the onset of the Covid-19 […]

Survival of the Fittest; Fashion Brands Most and Least Affected by Covid-19

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We all know that the pandemic has affected everyone, every business and every industry in some way. Out of all, the fashion industry, already struggling, was probably the most affected of any business. Some for the good and some for the worst. We have already seen pauses in production, cancellation of runway shows and brand […]

Stopping the Rent Freeze: The Ramifications for People of Color in Philadelphia

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Housing inequality is one of the country’s largest sicknesses. For Philadelphians, coronavirus just removed a band-aid from an already oozing wound. The Federal CARES Act Moratorium has made evictions in the city illegal. Currently, the law protects renters who are unemployed because of the pandemic. But after July 10th, landlords can go back to collecting […]

Stay 6 Feet Apart But Stick Together

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Within 24 hours amid worldwide protests, 21,000 new coronavirus cases emerge. What did they label the United States? “Worst-Affected” country with an overwhelming 1.8 million cases and 106,046 deaths. Experts are constantly reminding us that social distancing will remain our best weapon to slow the spread of this new virus, but after months of hunkering […]