Thousands of Black and Latinx people are currently sitting in prison on marijuana trafficking and distribution charges. Meanwhile, predominantly white dispensary owners are enjoying the profit from selling the same exact thing. Congress must take a vote – it is a necessary step towards the racial equality that my community deserves.
Unlike myself moving to Atlanta to continue my profession, Athena Thierry, 26, is originally from the peach state.
Several public health agencies, such as state health departments, have invested resources in YouTube as a channel for health communication. Patients with chronic health conditions especially rely on social media, including YouTube videos, to learn more about how to manage their conditions.
But video recommendations on such sites could exacerbate preexisting disparities in health.
According to a survey by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 43.1% of businesses had to either temporarily or permanently close down due to the pandemic. Some opened back up, especially here in Georgia, but with several precautions set in place.
When you’re online, do you feel like everyone is constantly on the same understanding on a variety of topics where the crazy, fringe ideas couldn’t possibly appeal to a substantial portion of people? Are all your ads, news articles and timelines often mirroring your political opinions? If so, then you could be in a digital echo chamber.
Once I arrived at the quaint restaurant in the heart of small town Ball Ground, it became apparent that it was not only a hot spot due to its much hyped burgers and hotdogs, but also its unique setting: a vintage street bus. The bus had been converted into a restaurant with indoor seating.
It could be a brother or sister. It could be a neighbor. It could be a person you work with. We probably all know someone who doesn’t wear a mask in public even though it’s compulsory or recommended where you live.