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COVID-19

Opinion – COVID-19 Death Rates: Whites Get the Blame

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] In theory, there’s a right way to handle a pandemic. With enough information, you could establish the best policy that would save

Prisons

The impact of incarceration

The United States has experienced an unparalleled epidemic of incarceration in the past 40 years. That’s the crux of the research that Ricky Camplain, an assistant professor in Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Department of Health Sciences, has done for years. Her research with collaborators has shown that more than nine million Americans

Drug abuse

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas believed basketball or music would pluck him out of North Carolina and take him around the world. In the late 1980s, he was the right-hand man to his musical best friend, Youtha Anthony Fowler, who many hip hop and R&B heads know as DJ

Veterans

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

After leaving the Army two decades ago, Miachelle DePiano faced new challenges on the civilian battlefield: a hyper-competitive job market. “I couldn’t show anybody a portfolio because everything I had written was classified, and I didn’t have a degree to back up my claim,” said DePiano, who served as an intelligence officer in Germany and Croatia. Other

Opinion

Opinion: Losing Arizona Part II

On October 7th, as early ballots were being mailed for the November election,  Prescott eNews published Losing Arizona Part I, the first  of what I promised would be a two part series on Republicans’ shaky election prospects.  I wrote from a sense of foreboding that turned  out to be only slightly exaggerated. I held off

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