A national spike in anti-Asian hate crimes — including a recent mass shooting in Atlanta — is prompting a national conversation. From physical assault to harassment to discrimination, Asian Americans have experienced a harrowing array of violence in the US, made more acute amid the coronavirus crisis. As part of The World's series of conversations with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a panel discussion addressing anti-Asian racism and the pandemic.
Leticia Arcila, 20, who lives in Atlanta, is hopeful about the executive orders that President Joe Biden has already signed and anticipates more progress in areas like health care.
Georgia’s Senate runoffs are set for Jan. 5. And just like with the presidential election, there’s concern about mis- and disinformation targeting the state's voters — including its growing Latino community.
Since the 1990s, Georgia’s Latino community has grown steadily. Their votes could now make a difference in the hotly contested runoff races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the US Senate.
The Carter Center sends teams of election observers all over the world to ensure they're free and fair. This year, the nonprofit is working to encourage transparency and voters' trust in the US electoral process.
Growing numbers of Latinos in Georgia have come out to support the Black Lives Matter movement over the past few months — and increasingly, it’s shaping how they could vote in the upcoming US general election.
Leticia Arcila, a 20-year-old first-generation Mexican American living in Atlanta, was eager to cast her vote for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Georgia primary. When the coronavirus hit, the primary was delayed — and Sanders dropped out of the race.
As a home health aide who does not have health insurance herself, Leticia Arcila, a 19-year-old voter, thought Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ "Medicare for All" plan sounded appealing. As the coronavirus outbreak spread, the need for a health care plan that covers everyone never seemed so important.
More than 100 cities have pledged to run on 100% renewable energy and signed onto the Sierra Club’s “Ready for 100” campaign. But turning commitment into action is where the real work begins, and Atlanta might be the ultimate test case.
The gubernatorial election in Georgia got attention from across the world, but the hard campaign didn’t end Tuesday night. Now residents are working to figure out next steps.