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Texas Sudden COVID-19 Surge Due to Early Reopening

Texas Sudden COVID-19 Surge Due to Early Reopening

Texas hospitals are being flooded with new coronavirus patients as the state of Texas hits a new all-time high, due to early reopening. The new COVID-19 groundswell was not limited to Texas, however, as by Wednesday, the entire Country had 45,557 new cases reported. States like Arizona and Florida, which prematurely opened saw a new […]

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. […]

John Glenn’s Widow Dies at 100 Due to COVID-19

John Glenn’s Widow Dies at 100 Due to COVID-19

Former astronaut John Glenn’s wife passed away early Tuesday morning, on May 19, 2020. Annie Glenn was 100 years old and she died in a nursing home near her family in St. Paul, Minnesota due to compilations of COVID-19. John Glenn died at the age of 95 in 2016. At the time of his death, […]

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