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The COVID Vaccine: The Facts and Looking Towards the Future

The COVID Vaccine: The Facts and Looking Towards the Future

“A wide community of people are hesitant to trust the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine. While past medical manipulation, especially within minority communities, is often at the root of this mistrust, the most common myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccines have been repeatedly debunked by medical professionals and experts.”

FOURALL writer Amirah Ahmed gives a breakdown of the COVID-19 vaccine, busts myths about the vaccine, and shares when Gen-Z can potentially expect to get the vaccine.

Capital Punishment v. Life in Prison

Capital Punishment v. Life in Prison

“The death penalty can be inflicted for treason, murder, large-scale drug trafficking, and more. But what happens when an offender is convicted and executed but is actually innocent? Is it fair that innocent people are being killed on death row?”

Maxine Tattoli shares her views on America’s flawed criminal justice system, and why capital punishment, aka the death penalty, needs to be abolished.

How To Not Be Sexist

How To Not Be Sexist

“You have to come to terms with your internalized misogyny. Maybe you don’t have a complete misogynist character or inherent sexist beliefs, but you benefit from people that do.”

Ariana de la Cruz breaks down the damaging effects of the patriarchal society we live in, and how we can all begin to break free of Misogyny’s agonizing wrath.

Fighting for Women’s Reproductive Rights

Fighting for Women’s Reproductive Rights

“Voting to protect women’s reproductive rights is also essential and supporting pro-choice politicians and parties will certainly be beneficial. The fight is not over.”

FOURALL contributor Lindsay Wong details the history behind the fight for women’s reproductive rights in the US, and why that fight is still in full swing today.

Economic Setbacks of Black People in America and How They are Affecting Us Today

Economic Setbacks of Black People in America and How They are Affecting Us Today

“Even when we made our own communities and thrived, they were taken away from us. Black and brown people are forced to work harder than their white peers in order to gain half as much success.”

Assistant Editor Zoe Scott delivers answers about the origins and continuation of Black and brown oppression while living under Capitalism in the United States.

The Best Is Yet To Come

The Best Is Yet To Come

“Humanity dreamed about flying cars and jetpacks in 2020 but what we got was a pandemic. Nonetheless, technology did catch up with us, and in a way that nobody could have ever imagined.”

Suhani Agrawal pens an open letter to herself from the future, reflecting on the year 2020 (and beyond) from an optimistic lens.