Lydia McMullen-Laird appears in the following:
Friday, April 30, 2021
California is facing its first gubernatorial recall in nearly two decades.
Biden Administration Proposes $1.8 trillion Plan for Childcare, Family Leave and Tuition-Free Community College
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The White House has proposed a $1.8 trillion plan to fund paid family and medical leave, childcare, tuition-free community college, and a variety of other programs.
Monday, April 26, 2021
On the heels of last summer’s racial justice uprisings, GOP states like Florida, Oklahoma, and Iowa are increasing legal punishments for protesters.
Friday, April 23, 2021
While many breathed a sigh of relief following the verdict, the days since have been a reminder of just how rampant police violence is in the country.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Two counties in New York and one in New Jersey already fall into the top five riskiest counties in the country for tornado weather, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
After just ten hours of deliberation, a jury in Minneapolis found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
There were 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis across the country in 2019.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
The continent of Africa has administered less than two percent of global vaccine distribution, despite making up 17 percent of the global population.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Bitcoin is on pace to consume about as much electricity this year as all the homes in the mid-Atlantic states. Most of this energy comes from non-renewable sources.
Monday, April 05, 2021
High-income countries have purchased over half of the world’s supply of vaccines, even though they make up less than a fifth of the global population.
Monday, March 29, 2021
Last Thursday, seven Democratic-led House committees launched a probe into the federal government’s handling of the events on January 6th and what preceded it.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
15 people have been selected to serve on the jury during the much-anticipated trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who has been charged in the murder of George Floyd.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Since the pandemic began more than two million women have left the workforce. And as a result, women have also carried the brunt of the economic costs of the pandemic.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
More than a dozen states have seen increases in their daily case averages. In Michigan alone, there’s been a 92% increase in COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks.
Friday, March 19, 2021
This Gulf Stream system is at its weakest point in over 1,000 years
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Most women are brought up to take precautions to avoid violence when walking alone, but we rarely focus on eradicating the male behavior that makes streets unsafe.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has joined a long line of politicians and celebrities who have invoked the idea of “cancel culture” as a defense against allegations of misconduct.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Roughly $5 billion in the Congressional relief legislation is earmarked specifically for farmers who have been historically disadvantaged due to racial or ethnic prejudice.
Tuesday, March 09, 2021
More than 900 Haitians were deported in the first part of February alone, and at least 70 have been deported already this week.
Monday, March 08, 2021
In a bombshell interview, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry alleged that there were royal conversations about how dark their child’s skin would be and mental health struggles.