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‘Mask it, vax it or choose the casket': the pastor and barber urging his community to get vaccinated

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The Rev Kenneth B Thomas Sr, also a barber shop owner, coach and teacher, is making a grassroots effort in a Black Arkansas community This photo essay was published in partnership with Scalawag , a nonprofit journalism and storytelling organization that disrupts dominant narratives about the US south. Scalawag's series Breaking Through Covid is a collection of stories focused on illuminating the ways the Covid-19 pandemic has realigned communities and put sharper points on the crises the south was already facing. At Bethesda Worship and Healing Missionary Baptist Church in Jonesboro...
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