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If you have the chance to snatch up a vaccine, do you take it?

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How do we reconcile the Covid-19 vaccine with our history of medical racism?

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There’s a lot going on this All Hallows’ Eve. Here’s what I plan to do.

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His refusal to wear a mask and social distance comes at expense of his Black and Brown labor force

President Donald Trump removes his mask upon his return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 5, 2020. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images


Covid-19 forced me to pare down this overscheduled life and embrace myself

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Toni Cade Bambara’s novel on healing and activism is prescient for the present moment

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MONITOR

We are living in a world where Black people in masks are racially profiled, but Whites with guns are not

A black man poses for the photo wearing a dark hoodie, black face mask, beanie.
A black man poses for the photo wearing a dark hoodie, black face mask, beanie.
Man poses for a photo wearing a black hoodie, gray beanie and a black face mask on April 28, 2020 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Jared Siskin/Getty Images


The actress turned activist launched a virtual therapy campaign to get us through this pandemic

A photo of Taraji Henson in 2019.
A photo of Taraji Henson in 2019.
Taraji P. Henson attends the 8th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center on November 03, 2019 in Mountain View, California. Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images


Through grassroots efforts, we’ve found abundance among ourselves

A photo of the trans flag hanging on a balcony.
A photo of the trans flag hanging on a balcony.
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Women of color are fearful about the Covid-19 outbreak within the system

A photo of handcuffs being uncuffed on a person’s hand.
A photo of handcuffs being uncuffed on a person’s hand.
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