Felicia J. Persaud
Like many, it was horrifying to watch the life of another black man – George Floyd - squeezed out of his body – literally – by a member of “America’s Finest”. And in a pandemic no less!
Census Day 2020 came and went this year without a lot of fanfare as it was upstaged by the dreaded new coronavirus (COVID-19) that is spreading death and mayhem across the globe.
On Jan. 31, the same day the administration of United States President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on National African American History Month 2020, which partly stated: “our great Nation is strengthened and enriched by citizens of every race, religion, color, and creed,” the administration also brazenly issued a travel ban on various nationals from several African and predominantly Muslim countries.