“I don’t think we’re a racist organization. I just think the power structure, the culture, is made up of people who don’t look like me.”
“When COVID first started, I didn’t hear from him. You don’t know what it feels like to not know if your loved one is alive or dead.”
Closures and other pandemic factors have cost about an eighth of working adults their job. More people need help, while businesses that might otherwise donate are closed.
With little guidance from the government, colleges seem to be basing reopening decisions on student morale as well as scientific research.
“Like many creatives during this pandemic, I had been going through a particularly foggy period… Driving around and seeing these homemade signs, it was so clear how I could directly contribute.”