The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has hit society like a ton of bricks this winter and HBCUs are no exception. Here's how historically Black colleges and universities are responding.


Florida's Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo is downplaying the need for frequent COVID-19 testing and refused to encourage people to get vaccinated as coronavirus cases soar in the Sunshine State.

Residents in one predominately white New York City neighborhood have complained that the local COVID-19 testing and treatment plan prioritizes people along "racial and ethnic" lines, according to a city council member.


During a Fox News appearance, Ben Carson said, "I personally think we should seriously give thought to not testing people who are asymptomatic," or else, "We're going to have massive numbers of people who test positive" for COVID-19.