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    THE COLOR OF COVID VACCINE!

    TweetOnce the COVID Vaccination program launched a few weeks ago. We have many confusion and debates, vaccination clinics and centers around the country fraught with shortages and delays. People raised questions about eligibility and accessibilities, who should jump the vaccine elders, healthcare providers, and essential workers; nobody is sure of the criteria used, which varies from state to state and county to county. For sure, blacks and Latinos who are hit the most by the deadly virus are getting the least vaccinated. Once President Biden announced his ambitious vaccination program promising 200 million Americans would get vaccinated by the end of the summer. Still dismal results, few people got vaccinated,…

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    CELEBRATING RAMADAN, AMID PANDEMIC!!

    TweetMayor Jacob Frey announced in a news release., allowing the call of the prayer Adhan for Cedar-Riverside Residence during Ramadan. ” The Muslim call to prayer will be broadcast the traditional five times a day in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, beginning with the start of Ramadan this week and continuing through the end of the religious holiday in May.” Reported Startribune.  RAMADAN, in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, offers more than  the call to parayer, Adhan  during Ramadan. As Mayor Frey eloquently explained. “At a time when physical distancing requires we pray apart, it’s incumbent on leaders to create a sense of togetherness where we can”. “Adhan provides…

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    IN TIME OF PANDEMIC, AMERICA IS A NATION OF STRANGERS, Prof. David Schultz

    TweetIn Time of Pandemic, America, a Nation of Strangers! Prof. David Schultz Prof. Schultz argues, Truth may be stranger than fiction as Mark Twain once said. Yet fiction often speaks truth to reality. In the case of civilization living under the dagger of Covid-19, many are turning to books and plays for distraction and pleasure. While some might read Waiting for Godot in hopes that the quarantines and the disease will soon pass. What we learn from reading The Stranger and The Plague is that there is a script to human nature.  It is the script of  Kübler-Ross that plays out with every tragedy.  How we respond to events like Covid-19 is like living in the movie Groundhog…

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