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EEDB Releases ‘Isolation’ a Comment to the Human Condition During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Video Strong Language]

EEDB Releases ‘Isolation’ a Comment to the Human Condition During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Video Strong Language]

On June 22, 2020, Stevie Eagle E and Doc B (EEDB), the production and artist hit-making duo comprised pf Stephen F. Ellis and Peter Herbert Bielig, will release their new single, “Isolation.” The video for “Isolation” was released on June 14 on YouTube and other social media sites. The song strongly suggests that isolation is […]

Aunt Jemima Is Changing Name and Imaging

Aunt Jemima Is Changing Name and Imaging

Aunt Jemima, the pancake syrup company, is changing its name and imaging due to the renewed calls for racial equality. On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the company announced that the iconic Aunt Jemima figure is “based on a racial stereotype.” The Quaker Oats-owned company also acknowledged that is previous work to update the character was […]

Supreme Court Win for LGBTQ Community

Supreme Court Win for LGBTQ Community

On Jun 15, 2020, the Supreme Cout ruled that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. This is a major victory for the LGBTQ community. This is surprising because the ruling came from an increasingly conservative court. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes it illegal for […]

Supreme Court Rules Agianst Donald Trump to End DACA

Supreme Court Rules Agianst Donald Trump to End DACA

CNBC reports that on Thursday, June 18, 2020, “the Supreme Court ruled againstĀ  President Donald Trump in a set of cases over his effort to end the Obama-era immigration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.” Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts authored the opinion, and he was joined by four court liberals. […]

Loneliness and Isolation Can Shorten Life Span as Much as Obesity

Loneliness and Isolation Can Shorten Life Span as Much as Obesity

Researchers have discovered that isolation has a wide range of negative consequences on psychological well being and physical health. Additionally, it can shorten one’s lifespan. While researching a broad range of studies, the big picture emerged showing the impact that loneliness can have: Strong interpersonal relationships are critical for survival across the entire lifespan; Social […]

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