Month: March 2020

A Short Note on the Pandemic #1

By Michael March 13, 2020 0

During the pandemic, remember you have to make decisions for your well-being because an unstable genius is in charge.

Harold Michael Harvey is the author of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. He is a Past President of the Gate City Bar Association. He is the recipient of Gate City’s R. E. Thomas Civil Rights Award, which he received for his pro bono representation of Black college students arrested during Freaknik celebrations in the mid to late 1990s. An avid public speaker, contact him at hmharvey@haroldmichaelharvey.com. read more

Four Best Practices in Preparation for Potential Coronavirus Pandemic

By Michael March 8, 2020 0

Although the subject of a possible pandemic has been studied from best to worst-case scenarios for decades, we are heading into an unchartered course. 

The potential coronavirus pandemic sweeping the country is a case of the first impression, and the population does not have a roadmap to get through a possible pandemic.

What makes this course doubly tricky to navigate is the government’s failure to adequately prepared the general public on best practices in case of a pandemic in clear and unambiguous terms. read more

Seven Tips for Surviving COVID-19

By Michael March 6, 2020 0

According to James Robb, MD, University of California, San Diego, the coronavirus sweeping the country is not “likely to be reasonably contained.”

He shared his comments in a memorandum shared with close colleagues and friends.

Robb is a former professor of pathology at the University of California, San Diego. During the decade of the1970, Robb was one of the first molecular virologists in the world to work on coronaviruses. read more

I Voted for Biden and Here Is Why I Did

By Michael March 5, 2020 0

The Georgia Presidential Preference Primary slated for March 24, 2020, in my home state. However, Georgia is among a few political subdivisions that have an early vote process where voters can cast their ballot before the scheduled Primary or General Election date.

I like early voting because the lines are usually shorter. I can get in and out in fifteen minutes or less. However, in the 2008 General Election, when Barack Obama was on the ballot for the first time, I stood in line about three and one-half hour to cast my historic vote. read more