Monday, June 1, 2020
www.blackdoctor.org   Those with sickle cell suffer from episodes of sudden and severe pain, known as pain crises. It’s usually excruciating pain in both adults and children. But if that’s not enough, those with sickle cell also have to deal with issues...
www.christianpost.com By Leonardo Blair   A Georgia church that reopened after shutting down due to the coronavirus has axed in-person services again in what they describe as “an effort of extreme caution” as several of their families have become infected by the deadly...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Olivia Niland   The reverend cofounded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.   Reverend Joseph Lowery, a leader of the civil rights movement who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr., has died at age 98. Lowery died Friday night...
www.eurweb.com By EURPublisher01   “Tamron Hall” on Tuesday (May 12) featured John Boyd, president of the National Black Farmers Association, from his farm in Baskerville, VA.  He shared the many ways the pandemic is affecting him and his livelihood. “My biggest fear is the possibility...
news.yahoo.com By Doyle McManus, LA Times    It's about time. After more than three years of relative self-restraint while President Trump lambasted his character and eviscerated his policies, former President Obama has waded back into politics just in time for the presidential campaign. In a...
www.va.news-republic.com By News One     The protests in Georgia sparked by the killing of Ahmaud Arbery bore a number of similarities to the others we’ve seen following what seems like a neverending string of controversial shootings of unarmed Black men by white people. But...
www.thegrio.com By Kat Stafford and Emily Swanson People of color have not only been hit harder by the deadly coronavirus than have Americans overall, but they’re also bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s financial impact, according to a recent survey...
www.cnbc.com By Jacob Pramuk   House Democrats release their latest coronavirus relief bill as they try to blunt the pandemic’s effects on the economy. The chamber plans to vote on the legislation, which includes relief for state and local governments, direct...
www.time.com BY SANYA MANSOOR   Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined the chorus of nationwide outrage about the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Sunday, saying that “this was a lynching” which taps into a bigger issue of White House rhetoric she said emboldens “many who...
www.yourblackworld.net By Victor Omondi   As the Seattle region continues to grapple with the coronavirus outbreak, a Native American health center requested for testing kits only to receive body bags. The tribal officials have described the act as a metaphor for how...
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