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Rep. Moore Reveals Cancer Diagnosis and How the ACA Saved Her Life
February 7, 2019
In a televised interview, Moore revealed her cancer diagnosis and where she believes she’d be if it weren’t for former President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation which allows her to afford the treatments and necessary medication to fight the deadly disease. ... read more »
Kamala Harris Announces Run for Presidency in 2020 
January 24, 2019
Senator Kamala Harris has pretty much announced her intent to run for president in the next U.S. Government election, but she will make her formal announcement during a rally in Oakland on January 27.   ... read more »
NATION’S LARGEST LONG TERM CARE UNION WELCOMES APRIL VERRETT AS ITS NEW PRESIDENT
January 8, 2019
The members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2015, the nation’s largest long term care union representing over 385,000 home care and nursing home workers throughout California, are celebrating the new year with the start of April Verrett as their President. ... read more »
SISTERS WHO MADE US PROUD IN 2018
January 3, 2019
Black women in politics opened many new doors, ran in many areas across the country, who won and helped others win. We’ve come a long way since Rep. Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to Congress. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Statement on Texas Judge Ruling Obamacare Unconstitutional
December 18, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement in response to the ruling of a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is unconstitutional:  ... read more »
Deadline Extended to Dec. 21 for Health Coverage Starting Jan. 1, in Response to Enrollment Surge and Texas Court Ruling
December 18, 2018
The Dec. 14 Texas District Court’s ruling (U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Texas v. United States of America) on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act HAS NO IMPACT on Covered California’s open enrollment period currently underway. ... read more »
Covered California’s Dec. 15 Enrollment Deadline Nears for Health Coverage Starting Jan. 1
December 13, 2018
Consumers must sign up for new health insurance and renew or change existing health plans by Dec. 15 to have their coverage begin on Jan. 1, 2019. ... read more »
WATCH: Former President Barack Obama Reminds Folks Healthcare Open Enrollment Ends Dec 15! Stop By Los Angeles Sentinel Dec 13 to Sign Up!
December 10, 2018
Stop by the Los Angeles Sentinel on Thurs. December 13 for “Food Truck Thursday” and Sign Up for Obamacare A.K.A. the Affordable Care Act from 11am -3pm! ... read more »
Lauren Underwood Set to be Sworn In as the Youngest Black Women Elected to Congress
December 3, 2018
Part of the ‘blue wave” that hit Republicans in the 2018 mid-terms came from young women and one of those women came from Illinois. Lauren Underwood defeated Republican incumbent Randy Hultgren for Illinois’ ... read more »
Maxine Waters Talks Obamacare Open Enrollment and Plans for 2019 as Chair of the Financial House Committee
November 29, 2018
2019 means big changes for U.S. House of Representatives and member Maxine Waters stands to be a major part of that change. ... read more »
Laphonza Butler Announces Planned Departure From SEIU
October 25, 2018
This week Laphonza Butler, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015 and a Vice President of SEIU International, announced she will be leaving the organization at year’s end. ... read more »
Jim Clyburn for Speaker of the House
September 27, 2018
The mission of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing the Black Press of America, is to report the news and to be an advocate for freedom, justice and equality for Black America and for all others who stand in opposition to racism and economic inequality and cry out for a better quality of life. ... read more »
Stop Kavanaugh: President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Must Not Join the High Court
September 6, 2018
“It is confidence in the men and women who administer the judicial system that is the true backbone of the rule of law.” — Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, 531 U.S. 98, Bush v. Gore [Dissent], December 12, 2000 ... read more »
NNPA Official Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain
August 27, 2018
Dorothy Leavell, Chairman of the NNPA and publisher of the Crusader Newspapers, stated, “The death of Senator John McCain reminds us that none of us are immortal, but his life was one of service and love for his country. Giving of one’s service until the end speaks volumes of his integrity and he fulfilled the call from our maker to be of service to others.” ... read more »
Black Women For Wellness Annual Reproductive Justice Conference
July 30, 2018
The conference, now in its 15th year will feature activists, community members and health professionals seeking insights and knowledge to positively impact the health and well-being of Black women and girls. Power Forward, Forward Ever Backward Never Reproductive Justice Conference features topics on the centered with the intersection of social and reproductive justice issues. Pregnancy Justice, abortion, Fake News and Real Lives, liberation theology and religion as well as building collaborations for reproductive justice across silos are all on the agenda. Programs, policy and insights that influence the health and well-being of black women and girls are central to this year’s theme, Power Forward Ever Backward Never, and it is of critical importance that women, health professionals, community activists and advocates cull together our collective energy and attention to these issues.  ... read more »
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