Miguel Florencio/ABC NewsBY: AARON FERRER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The global impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront the racial disparities in the United States for African-Americans and Hispanics. When states imposed
Johnny Nunez/WireImageBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus forced Mikey Cole to shutdown his ice cream shop, Mikey Like’s It Ice Cream, in March, and like many small business owners he is struggling.
ABC NewsBY: ALEX PRESHA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The last two months have been some of the most difficult of Rahama Wright’s career. For 15 years, Wright has run Shea Yeleen, a beauty brand located in Washington,
Andrei Stanescu/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (RANDALL, Ohio) — Another Amazon warehouse worker has died of COVID-19, the company confirmed to ABC News on Friday. This brings the suspected number of Amazon workers who have died from
Courtesy Naeemah SeifullahBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Raymond Copeland took pride in his work and being called one of “New York’s strongest.” The New York City Department of Sanitation worker even bought a plaque
Kameleon007/iStockBy LAYNE WINN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Over 38 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits since the coronavirus outbreak began shutting down the United States economy in mid-March. Major companies such as Uber, Airbnb and
artisteer/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — While Memorial Day Weekend does feel different this year, some time off and deep discounts are sure to put a smile on many faces. From the comfort of
stockcam/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Instagram feeds filled with memes, food and fashion provide respite from news of the coronavirus pandemic, but the social media platform is also providing opportunities to help support small