Race and income disparities in healthcare, education, housing, and the workforce, unmasked by coronavirus.
By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
Even as the nation has moved on to vaccinating everyone 16 and older, the vast majority of homebound people have not yet been vaccinated.
By Alicia Diaz, STAT
Door-knocking campaigns are a crucial tool for contacting hard-to-reach populations like immigrant communities. So where are they?…
By Mariel Padilla, The 19th
Women, especially women of color, are driving small-business growth during a pandemic in which they’ve been hit particularly hard — and missed out on help.
By Candice Norwood
In the aftermath of the verdict loom familiar questions about what it means and what comes next.
The emergence of long COVID has drawn attention to poorly understood chronic illnesses. This week, over a thousand people living with those diseases signed up to meet virtually with members of Congress to push for more funding for chronic illnesses.
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
The U.S. spends nearly $4 trillion on health care, yet inequities in care continue to persist. With 30 million Americans uninsured during the pandemic, is universal health care the answer? William Brangham explores the matter in our new documentary, "Critical…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris and Rawan Elbaba, Student Reporting Labs
More than half of public schools around the country are back to full time in-person classes. But many school districts still are using distance or hybrid learning, and there are many questions ahead about what it will take to reopen…
By Laura Santhanam
Throughout the pandemic, the virus has disproportionately hurt communities of color, exposing them to worse health outcomes and higher death rates than in white communities.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
The change announced late Thursday ensures the lowest-income households can access up to $95 in additional monthly emergency food assistance benefits approved by Congress last year. Previously, people already receiving the maximum benefit amount pre-coronavirus weren't eligible for more.
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
Farmworkers were denied priority access in Florida, unlike other states. Advocates are asking the state and counties to quickly mobilize to areas such as Homestead, south of Miami, and Immokalee, east of Naples.
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