— by Marga Buenaventura: “I’d just like to gently remind people that it’s important, especially during these times, to trust in the science.”

Rapper Ruby Ibarra stays diplomatic, but doesn’t mince her words when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bay Area-based musician is not only known for hard-hitting songs that tackle topics such as race, identity, and colonialism — she’s also part of a team that is trying to learn more about the virus that has halted the world for half a year…

Image courtesy of Donna Ibarra