The coronavirus pandemic will live not only in our memories but also in our history books. How does COVID-19 compare to other infectious diseases? What other implications does it have for our societies? In this series, faculty experts reflect on what we can learn from past epidemics and how we might change in response to this one.
The IHRC is excited to present the IMMIGRANTS IN COVID AMERICA project, a timely resource and website that documents the health, economic, and social impact of COVID-19 on immigrants and refugees in the United States.
History professor William Jones, author of The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights, discusses the historic March on Washington 57 years later in an article from USA TODAY.
Associate Professor Tracey Deutsch was quoted in an article for Yahoo News on activists who are going on a hunger strike to spur action in the case of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker who was killed by police in March 2020.
Citing coronavirus concerns, the E.U. did not include the United States, which has had more coronavirus deaths and infections than any other country, on a recent list of approved nations. Professor Erika Lee writes this article for the Washington Post.