"We are all in this crisis together, but we are not all experiencing this crisis in the same way." That was how Chicago mayor, Lori Lightfoot described the jarring data from Chicago's public health agency that showed black residents accounted for 72 percent of COVID-19 deaths in a city whose black population make up only 30 percent. From Chicago to New Orleans, Detroit to Milwaukee, cities with large African-American populations are fast ...

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What if I told you just a few years ago that Amazon — a budding e-commerce startup — would come to disrupt the multi-billion dollar retail industry. I seriously doubt that anyone could have given it a serious thought. At least not in the magnitude that will force a slew of big-box retailers to shut their doors for good. I am sure the same response would have been elicited about Uber and ...

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There are certain paradoxes of life that are beyond the realm of rational explanation. To me, one of such is that a country that figured out how to defy gravity and conquered the cosmos has time and time again proven to be incapable of taking care of the most basic human need, namely: a commonsense health care delivery system. U.S. spending on health care in 2016 was estimated at about 17.2 ...

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