Ice Cube stepped up in partnership with Derrick Armstrong of 115 Management Inc. to donate over 2,000 masks to Bacone College in Oklahoma for the fall 2021 semester.
August 25, 2021 With masks being required in various social settings on campus the free masks will be available to all faculty and students. We are incredibly grateful to Ice Cube and Mr. Armstrong. This is a generous gift that comes at a time when this virus is experiencing a resurgence in our area, college president Dr. Ferlin Clark said. We are dedicated to keeping our students safe and healthy, and this will have a lasting impact on our efforts. According to The New York Times Oklahoma recorded over 2,500 coronavirus cases on Wednesday (August 25), which matches November levels of positive tests in the state. 136 deaths were also recorded for the day. With Delta variant cases creating hotspots across the country, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla is concerned a vaccine-resistant variant could soon emerge. Over 62 percent of adult Americans are fully vaccinated as of Tuesday (August 24). Every time that the variant appears in the world, our scientists are getting their hands around it, Bourla told