On April 19, Robinson held a virtual jam session on “Anti-Weathering” as a direct response to COVID-19, hoping to provide women of color with the opportunity to prioritize themselves despite the demands of the pandemic. During the inaugural session, participants prepared a custom recipe of sweet potato flatbread with caramelized onion and collard pesto that was developed by local preservationist Gabrielle Etienne. Robinson arranged the delivery of fresh ingredients from the black farmers of Tall Grass Food Box for each of the session’s five participants. They shared a meal while sharing stories. Another anti-weathering jam session on May 28th will feature politician Stacey Abrams. … [Read more...] about Black pregnant women face a mortality crisis—and now a pandemic. Can tech help?
Jaime Torres, mayor of Tantará in Huancavelica (Peru), violated social isolation and pretended to avoid arrest."Jaime Rolando "El Cholo" Urbina Torres, alcalde de Tantará en Huancavelica (Perú), envalentonado por el alcohol, violó es aislamiento social por la pandemia y fingió estar muerto para no ser arrestado por la Policía. href="https://t.co/Ur7coPDdhA">pic.twitter.com/Ur7coPDdhA … [Read more...] about Caught red handed? Peru mayor plays dead to escape arrest after flouting lockdown rules