After a long year, New York City reopened for good on June 15 with the statewide lifting of all COVID-19 precautions. New York is embracing crowds once again; however, the remnants of COVID-19 remain through occasionally masked faces.
Black-and-white photos of women flooded Instagram in mid-July with the hashtag #ChallengeAccepted. So far, more than 6 million women have posted pictures using the hashtag and that number continues to increase.
The trend, originally from a 2016 challenge to raise cancer awareness, reappeared with a new purpose this past month — a reminder of the femicide rates in Turkey and the importance of the Istanbul Convention, which was signed in 2011 to take measures that would prevent violence against women, protect victims and prosecute the perpetrators.
As protests for George Floyd spread throughout the U.S., Salt Lake City, the quiet capital of Utah, has become boisterous with Black Lives Matter chants as another group of protestors demand justice for Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, who was shot and killed by the Salt Lake City police.
Grocery shopping is becoming a challenge as officials urge millions of New Yorkers to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic. But a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, People In Need (PIN), has become a helping hand for those who aren’t able to leave their homes.
“My focus is not to exclude white characters, it’s to bring in black characters,” said Charles regarding his comics that take place in Africa.
Conrad Noronha, a student at Columbia Law School, and his friends were discussing the politics and the protests in India when they decided they wanted to raise their voices.
Sikhs around the world celebrated the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. Nanak spent the last 18 years of his life in Kartarpur, Pakistan where he preached the teachings of Sikhism to Sikhs. Kartarpur was built into…
Manny Coelho started brewing in his early 20s with his college friend Lee Kaplan, who is now the CEO of Lithology. Kaplan and Coelho experimented with all sorts of different beer during their college years, but the one they kept…