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In Florida Schools, a ‘Blatant Attempt to Divide Communities of Color’

Florida is considering an AAPI curriculum after it rejected an AP African American course. Advocates see an effort to divide communities of color.

The Long, Overlooked History of Lunar New Year in the US

Asian Americans have developed Lunar New Year traditions inflected by immigration, international relations, and complicated relations with US society.

California Has a Lot to Offer Storm Victims

A wide array of services are available to help victims of California's unprecedented storms recover from disaster.

China and India, Not Just Mexico, Feed US Fentanyl Addiction

Strategies to curb the flow of fentanyl into the U.S. must include China and India, which produce 90% of the materials used manufacture the deadly opioid.

Will the North American Leadership Summit Result in Substantive Immigration Policy Change?

President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Jan. 10 to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada relationship. The meeting focused heavily on immigration.

Shirley Weber Is Sworn In as California’s First Elected Black Secretary of State

Dr. Shirley Weber became the first-elected Black Secretary of State (SOS) of California after she was sworn in Jan. 9.

Back to the Future with Covid-19

New research shows people who became infected and also got vaccinated have a 40% reduction in their infectiousness.

The ‘Lie Lives On’: Jan. 6 Set Off Wave of Restrictive Voter Laws

Two years after false claims of voter fraud fueled the Jan. 6 insurrection, those same lies are shaping restrictive voter laws in a slew of states.

The Rise of the Urban Farmer Fighting Against Food Apartheid

In 2020, one in four Black residents across the U.S. experienced food insecurity — more than three times the rate for white households.

Farmworkers Still Exposed to Highest Infection Rates — Experts Warn Against Normalizing COVID

Although recognized as essential workers, their work has exposed and continues to expose them to the most severe impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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