Saturday, October 23, 2021
www.thegrio.com By April Ryan   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rilw0ZDjXY   Vice President Kamala Harris walked into the Ceremonial Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, just west of the White House, for an afternoon discussion with a coalition of Black Greek Letter Organization leaders on Wednesday to tackle some...
www.theroot.com By Michael Harriot   According to recent data, the disparity in vaccination rates among Black and white Americans has essentially closed. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), one of the best sources for medical statistics, published its weekly COVID survey data, revealing that for...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Thursday, September 16th will mark five years since Terence Crutcher was cruelly and unjustifiably killed by Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby during a routine traffic stop. Terence, a beloved family man, college student and member of...
www.tulsapeople.com By Lucas Bradley   Moton Health Center played a huge role in the lives of many north Tulsa residents up until the building at East Pine Street and North Greenwood Avenue was left behind in 2006. By then the clinic was renamed...
www.yourblackworld.net By Ryan Steal     Venus Williams is now putting a spotlight on mental health. The tennis star, joining hands with Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and BetterHelp, is setting aside $2 million to provide free mental health therapy. The 41-year-old tennis star announced that...
www.blackdoctor.org   Asthma is the leading chronic disease in children. There are currently about 5.1 million children with asthma under the age of 18. Black children are also three times as likely to have asthma compared to white children, according to...
www.blackdoctor.org   The word pandemic, as defined by Dictionary.com means, “a disease prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world.” COVID-19 is by definition a worldwide pandemic. This means that, in order for it to be truly controlled, most of the...
www.nytimes.com By Troy Closson   The conviction of R. Kelly on all nine counts against him came as a significant moment in the Me Too movement for both Black women and for the music industry, ushering in a sense that, finally, justice...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Mr. Orlando Hazley, Jr. will be one of ten inductees to the Oklahoma African American Educators Hall of Fame, Inc. on Friday, September 24, 2021. He is a retired career educator who taught in Tulsa Public...
www.seattlemedium.com By Aaron Allen   “I am still here, I am alive,” proclaimed DaShawn Horne in an exclusive interview with The Seattle Medium. Horne, who was brutally beaten in what was categorized as a racially motivated hate crime in January of 2018,...