Columnists Opinion Starlett Quarles

GENERATION X FACTOR: Coronavirus and a dedication to women-owned businesses

One of the most devastating impacts of the current pandemic has been its effect on the global economy and small, black-owned businesses. We are an innovative people and while this economic crisis is drastically reshaping our society and way of life, it should be noted that it also lays way for innovative opportunities and a Read More…

Columnists Opinion Starlett Quarles

GENERATION X FACTOR: Helping South L.A. veterans cope with the coronavirus

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist One of the most vulnerable populations being impacted by COVID-19 are our U.S. veterans. According to the most recent census data, there are currently 18.2 million veterans, with 9 million of them being serviced annually by the Department of Veterans Affairs. But what about our homeless vets who often suffer Read More…

Columnists Opinion Starlett Quarles

Coronavirus and the rise in our global humanity

Webster defines humanity as “compassionate, sympathetic, or [exhibiting a] generous behavior or disposition.” And ironically, now more than ever we are blessed to witness a rise in our global humanity as the world continues to be viciously attacked by the novel coronavirus. While these current times are extremely scary and uncertain, it has been refreshingly Read More…