Al’s Barbershop, like many other barbershops, has been feeling the pain of COVID-19. Although the shelter in place orders came fast, Al’s reacted just as quickly.
Each day we are risingup as a nation. We are protesting police violence and over-policing of Black people in our cities and communities. In response to the police murder of George Floyd last week, Black Lives Matter has called for nationwide protests every day this week.
The pressures in this pandemic and misinformation from a spiteful administration has brought out the worst in some people with increased acts of hate against our Asian community members. The day I wrote this a violent hate crime happened at a local grocery store.