Month: February 2021


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US Needs to Brace for More Deadly Storms, Experts Say

As climate change worsens, severe conditions that go beyond historical norms are becoming ever more common. President Biden has a $2 trillion plan to combat climate change.

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Here’s What Experts Say Will Really Build Trust In Vaccines

Just 47% of Hispanics and 30% of Blacks said in a survey they would get the COVID-19 vaccine, compared with 55% of whites. As the daughter of a medical technician, Hanna Hyland was raised to put her faith in science. But Hyland, 18, also was raised as a person of color in a country with...

How Florida’s Vaccine Distribution Became Chaos

DeSantis’ failures in leadership have sown confusion among Floridians and hobbled the state's vaccine distribution program.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Florida Dem Blasts State GOP for Trying to End In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Students

Democrat Anna V. Eskamani called the bill "an offensive piece of legislation" that is fundamentally un-American.

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5 Afro Latinas to Celebrate During Black History Month and Beyond

Through talent, perseverance and tons of irrepressible personalidad, they transformed—and continue to change—our world. ¡Bravas!

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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.