In Response to the Shooting of Jacob Blake

Just days ago, American police shot yet another Black man, this time in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Jacob Blake remains hospitalized, but multiple people who protested against his shooting are dead, killed by a teenage terrorist who has since been charged with murder. This week, I don’t feel that my voice is the one that needs toContinue reading “In Response to the Shooting of Jacob Blake”

Weekly Digest 7/20/2020

Many of this week’s news items relate directly or indirectly to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Economic and public health repercussions remain important, but another newsworthy item from last week is a cartel’s strong challenge to the authority of the Mexican government.  In Brazil, COVID-19 infections have crested the two-million mark, cementing the country’s confirmed casesContinue reading “Weekly Digest 7/20/2020”