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Acclaimed Houston Forward Times Columnist Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Admitted to ICU

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia More than 825,000 people around the globe have been infected with the novel coronavirus, including at least 175,600 in America. Now the coronavirus has hit a member of our family. Jeffrey L. Boney, a...

African American Scientist Breaks Ground in Cancer Research

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Physiology Department, has reportedly become the first person to successfully cure cancer in mice using laser-activated nanoparticles. According to Black Culture...

Black-Owned Brand of Washable Face Masks

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CLOTHING BOUTIQUE RETAILING REUSABLE, AFRICAN-PRINT FACE MASKS FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Alexis Williams, founder of a local clothing boutique in Gulfport, MS, is doing her part to simultaneously fight the spread of the coronavirus and bring awareness to...

THE QUICKIE: Texas Judges Allow Gov. Abbott to Block Abortion Procedures During a Pandemic

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Welcome to “The Quickie” — Planned Parenthood’s daily tipsheet on the top health care & reproductive rights stories of the day. TEXAS JUDGES USE EXTRAORDINARY MEASURE TO RESTRICT ABORTION: Yesterday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals used an extraordinary measure...

Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic, Rev. Al Sharpton Calls Upon Faith Leaders To Discontinue Gatherings...

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Rev. Al Sharpton (NAN), Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, and the Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC) Convene National Conference Call to Discuss the Need for Pastors to Discontinue Services That Aren’t Online In the wake of the arrests of...

Wuhan’s Favorite Noodles are Back as Virus-hit City Recovers

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By The Associated Press WUHAN, China (AP) — The noodles smothered in peanut sauce are as much a trademark of Wuhan as deep-dish pizza in Chicago or spaghetti in Rome. Zhou Guoqiong still isn't allowed to serve customers inside her...

Food Deserts are The Truth

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The shelves of this Philadelphia food market say it all. Where will the neighbors buy food?

‘It’s a very long game’: Brown Family Celebrates 25 years as Napa Valley’s only...

Two doctors shopped for a summer home 40 years ago. Now their children oversee more than 20 employees at the family’s vineyard and winery. By Dan Holly, Urban News Service A Division of Zenger News  When Bassett and Marcela Brown went...

FAMU Names New Law School Dean

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FAMU NAMES KELLER AS NEW COLLEGE OF LAW DEAN TALLAHASSEE– Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named Deidré Keller, J.D., associate dean of the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, as the new dean of the College...

Op-ed: ICYMI: The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fueling Fear and Hate Across America

By DeShawn Blanding and Danyelle Solomon Asian Americans are facing physical and economic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the first report of COVID-19 on American soil, Asian Americans, especially Chinese Americans, have endured physical and economic abuse at the hands...

House Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Deal

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The $2 trillion stimulus deal reached earlier by the Senate, was finally passed by the House on Friday, March 27. President Trump is expected to immediately sign the massive legislation that promises to...

Joint Statement on Keeping Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Accessible | National Recreation and...

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More than 1,000* groups nationwide support safe use of parks during COVID-19 outbreak The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and open spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. As...

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