Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 22 at 8:23pm ESTby THE CITY A Queens woman who allegedly plowed her BMW through a crowd of protesters in Midtown got hit Monday with another misdemeanor charge — but the injured say the new rap amounts […]
The discussion of payments from the federal government comes as the administration focuses on racial equity. Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th
Jeb Barnes, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences So much for gridlock. President Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan is moving steadily through a series of crucial votes in the House and Senate. Its progress toward passage is part of a process known as “reconciliation,” […]
The source of wisdom? What is it? I’ve wondered about it since messages first came to me, clear and easy, out of the blue, years ago. Like art, I know it when I see it, but I still don’t know what it really is. Or where it comes […]
Trump’s trial is over, but there’s still much to learn about the deep pockets who financed the January 6 coup attempt.
Joshua P. Darr, Louisiana State University ; Jeremy Padgett, University of Mobile, and Johanna Dunaway, Texas A&M University Committee assignments are normally a blessing for new House members. But some of today’s newer members, like freshmen Republican representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn, seem to be more […]
Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News February 16, 2021 This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. In eastern Tennessee, doctors have seen firsthand how a hard-line immigration policy can affect the health and well-being of a community. In 2018, federal agents raided […]
George Washington’s biggest battle? With his dentures, made from hippo ivory and maybe slaves’ teeth
William Maloney, New York University We have all heard the tales about George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac River and, of course, wearing wooden teeth.
Presidents have a long history of condescension, indifference and outright racism toward Black Americans
Stephen A. Jones, Central Michigan University and Eric Freedman, Michigan State University The fury over racial injustice that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s killing has forced Americans to confront their history. That’s unfamiliar territory for most Americans, whose historical knowledge amounts to a vague blend of […]
Ana Maldonado-Contreras, University of Massachusetts Medical School You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19.