Latest from Brittany Renee Mayes
  • Post Reports
How the pandemic is exacerbating gentrification in cities like Los Angeles. The Hulu series “Ramy” is a win for Muslim representation, but criticism shows how far we have to go. Black-owned bookstores see a boom in orders for anti-racist literature.
  • Aug 7, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic will change how millions of Americans vote in November, as states expand access to vote-by-mail as a safer alternative to voting in person.
  • Aug 7, 2020
Biden committed to choosing a woman as his running mate. The potential picks include Stacey Abrams, Tammy Baldwin, Karen Bass, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Val Demings, Tammy Duckworth, Kamala D. Harris, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Gina Raimondo, Susan E. Rice, Elizabeth Warren and Gretchen Whitmer. Who do you think he should choose? Take this quiz to narrow your shortlist.
  • Jul 28, 2020
Data show a rise in interest in anti-racist and social justice titles following George Floyd’s death. As black-owned bookstores are scrambling to keep up with demand, they’re hopeful it continues.
  • Jul 2, 2020
The death toll from covid-19 began to rise steadily in early March, then more sharply as the disease spread to every state and most U.S. territories.
  • Jun 26, 2020
The majority of Americans are still spending much more of their time at home than before the pandemic. But in some regions of the U.S. people are moving around more than they were in March and April, even in areas where coronavirus stay-at-home restrictions haven’t lifted.
  • May 6, 2020
See the strengths and weaknesses of each Democratic candidate, according to surveys of voters as they exited randomly selected voting sites in Super Tuesday states.
  • Mar 4, 2020
See how each agency’s discretionary funding would be affected by Trump’s proposal.
  • Feb 10, 2020
Removal requires a two-thirds majority of votes.
  • Feb 5, 2020