Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: mental health

Latina and Filipina-founded health center offers free wellness classes

It’s no secret that COVID has been rough on our health, even when we don't catch the virus itself. About a third of US residents are dealing with severe...

OPINION: Education pods for everyone

By Renée Aguilar, Eliana Elias, Casey Federico, Brooke Giesen, Angelica Guerrero, Ramya Krishna, Bethica Quinn, and Madonna R. Stancil Almost five months into this global pandemic, families and children are...

Berkeley youth march to defund police

On Monday afternoon, more than 100 high-school aged youth marched through Shattuck Avenue and Adeline Street in Berkeley, parading behind a truck blasting “Fuck Tha Police” by N.W.A and...

Special Report: HIV, COVID, and the Latinx community

A deadly virus enters the United States and disproportionately hits Black and Brown communities, while the White House fails to respond quickly to the needs of these populations. The description...

Foreign Correspondent: Lessons from the Cuban police

A group of muscular cops carrying semi-automatic pistols and batons slowly move through the crowd at the end of an outdoor salsa concert. My friends and I have a...

We’re Still Here: Queer orgs and icons put on online pre-Pride shebang

Thanks to COVID, Pride has been scooped up online this year, boooo. But while that may mean you'll be proudly dancing alone in your rainbow tutu inside a wee...

Major police reforms on the agenda for SF supes

The San Francisco supervisors are going to be moving forward with a series of major police reforms, including a ban on pepper spray and rubber bullets, shifting funding from...

Stop calling the police on us

Stop Calling Stop Stalling  Stop Talking while more Black Sons are fallen  No I mean Stop enabling and Colonizing  a system that kills  more than it does anything else with roots in the original lie...

Screen Grabs: Revisit the glitzy disaster of ‘Showgirls’

During a week in which a nation-shaking epidemic shutdown has managed to become a concern secondary to curfews, social chaos, and military-dictatorship-type responses to protests against police violence…which public...

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

One morning along a street with cracked sidewalks and houses with fading paint, Dr. Liz Caballero and two medical students stopped at every door in that part of Havana's...