On Thursday March 25, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed the "Election Integrity Act of 2021” into effect. The 98-page series of bills will make changes to how elections are run in the state.
Crimes targeting Asian Americans have risen dramatically since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that tracks incidents of violence and harassment against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S., reported nearly 3,800 instances of discrimination against Asians in the past year. The actual number could be much higher.
Over this last month, the number of Americans in hospitals with Covid-19 fell below 100,000 for the first time since December 2020. Vaccine rollout continues nationwide as new variants of the virus, originating in the UK and South Africa, are appearing in the U.S. While vaccinations are assisting in the fight to lower the Covid outbreak, variants present new challenges.
The longstanding crisis of police violence and systemic racism in America hit a flashpoint on May 25, 2020 as Minneapolis police officers killed George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man. Floyd’s death prompted a surge of demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement that quickly spread from Minneapolis to the rest of the country.
NHS freshmen, Christian Estrella and Jizelle Dancel have been observing the lack of representation regarding the deaf community for a long time. They now set out to make change. While just halfway through their first year in high school, the friends have petitioned and begun, the first-ever American Sign Language club at NHS.
The Aftermath of Insurrection… How Politicians, Social Media and the American People Have Reacted to the Events of January 6, 2021
Following a contested election full of false allegations of voter fraud, dangerous partisanism and continuous misinformation, tensions reached a boiling point on January 6 as the Senate met to confirm electoral votes certifying Joe Biden’s November win.
NHS Alumni Look to Give Back to Their Latinx Heritage Through an up and Coming student Outreach Program
NHS demographics for 2018-2019 school year show that 20.3% of the student body was of Latinx descent. Through the years, the Latinx population in the Nutley Public Schools has grown.
The term Latinx is a growingly popular way of refer to the Latino community while remaining gender-neutral.
What Happened in the 2020 Presidential Election… Results, Key States, Suspected Voter-Fraud and the Transition of Power
November 7, 2020, Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden was officially declared President-Elect. Following a stressful week for the nation and a much more stressful month of ballot counting for poll workers, the call was made by the Associated Press the first Saturday of the month, four days after Election Day. As of a December 9 update made by the Associated Press, Biden received 306 electoral votes, winning over 51.4% of the U.S. population, thus making him the first President-Elect to receive over 80 million votes in a single election.