A family physician who works on the North Side offers tips on how those who are protesting can keep themselves (and the community) safe while exercising their free speech.
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It is imperative we continue to hold all public officials accountable to the community, especially in a time when our community’s needs are greater than ever. Therefore, we demand every person in a position of power within our political system prioritize the lives of all residents.
There’s an easy way to stop this. Listen to what our black and brown leaders are saying. Do your job to represent us. Stop killing us. When black people are murdered, arrest their murderers. Remove racist police from our schools, neighborhoods, and communities. Invest in our neighborhoods and our lives so we can thrive.
Many Asians in America, especially first-generation immigrants, adopt English names. The reasons range from pure convenience to a deep yearning to belong. For me, it was both.
The coronavirus has shined an unfortunate spotlight on racism against Asian Americans. While we have much to celebrate during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we must also teach our children how to call out acts of bigotry.
Getting that cotton swab up your nose is not a good look, but I was definitely going to film it to show my family and students that if I can do it, they can, too.
The incalculable number of black men who’ve lost their lives has been reduced to names — names that are invariably defamed for a killer’s defense. Names that are eventually replaced by new ones.
“I want you to prepare yourself for the reality that things are not going back to normal any time soon”: A family physician working on the North Side offers candid thoughts about the coronavirus.
The behavior of state and national government officials is essentially telling black and brown people that our lives are expendable.
The leadership of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals argues that healthcare executives need to go beyond words and enact measures to keep their workers safe and properly compensated during the pandemic.