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World AIDS Day 2022: Get on the Healthy Love Bus
December 15, 2022
December 1, World Aids Day, was also a day of celebration because a new super weapon was unveiled. “The Love Bus is a preventive mobile health unit. It is meant to meet people where they are, but also where they want to be,” shared Dazon Dixon Diallo, who recognized a growing need in the African American community for health care services in 1989. ... read more »
Pandemic or Not, We Need More COVID-19 Preparedness
October 20, 2022
President Biden declared the pandemic is over, then quickly backtracked. Unfortunately, his premature word choice undermines the ongoing efforts to prepare the country for future outbreaks. Even before the statement, Congress denied funding to prepare America for the next outbreak. ... read more »
Protect Yourself: Calif. Black Women Org Encourages Youth to Get COVID Shot
June 2, 2022
Black women leaders in California want to raise COVID vaccine awareness among young people across the state as the number of infections creep back up. ... read more »
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New Study: COVID-19 Numbers Surged For Children
May 11, 2022
Through the winter, children and teenagers were affected tremendously by the omicron variant with antibodies detected in 75% of the largely unvaccinated population. ... read more »
New Production Company ‘8bitclosedfist’ Creates Home for all Blerds!
April 7, 2022
8bitclosedfist founder, Ronell Crawford, wanted to create a space where the Blerd community could feel at home. ... read more / view gallery »
Junior Cricket in Compton
February 24, 2022
The Southern California Junior Cricket Academy (SCJCA) is a recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) based in the City of Compton and is the only inner-city cricket program in Southern California.  The SCJCA program was created by Compton native and SCJCA President/CEO Mustafa Khan.  ... read more »
‘How High Is Heaven?’ – Discussing COVID, Loss, and Faith with Best-Selling Author, Linsey Davis
February 16, 2022
When Linsey Davis’ seven-year-old son came home in a huff, asking, “Why do my friends have two grandpas and two grandmas, and I don’t?” She knew she had some explaining to do. ... read more »
LA County Sees Another Big Drop in COVID Hospitalizations
February 10, 2022
The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has plunged below 3,000, falling to 2,841, according to the latest state numbers. ... read more »
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Mothers In Action: Free COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, and Testing to Bring In Black History Month
February 3, 2022
The start of Black History Month facilitated a coming together of Mothers In Action (MIA), Taste of Soul, Brotherhood Crusade, and the Los Angeles Sentinel. ... read more »
Lawmakers Announces Bill to Get School Students Vaccinated Against COVID-19
January 27, 2022
A state lawmaker said he wants ensure that all school students in Los Angeles and throughout the state are vaccinated against COVID-19, and do to that, he announced a proposal today to eliminate personalbelief exemptions and expand upon a state vaccine mandate. ... read more »
WATCH: Black Money Matters Ep.1
January 27, 2022
Financial Wisdom coming from Special Guest Diedra Porche, Managing Director at JP Morgan Chase's Market Leadership Team, Los Angeles . Hosted by Danny Bakewell Jr., EVP of the Los Angeles Sentinel & LA Watts Times. ... read more / watch video »
Parent Revolution Brings Focus to the Quality of Education in Underrepresented Communities
January 27, 2022
 The Parent Revolution is focused on the well-being of underrepresented families. Jay Artis- Wright is leading a “parent-organized” nonprofit, a collective community unified under the mission for change.  ... read more »
Biden Nominates 3 to Fed Board, Including First Black woman
January 25, 2022
President Joe Biden will nominate three people for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, including former Fed official Sarah Bloom Raskin for the top regulatory slot, and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve as a governor.  ... read more »
Businesses React to Ruling Against Biden Vaccine Mandate
January 14, 2022
For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them. ... read more »
Africa CDC in Talks with Pfizer for COVID Treatment Pill
January 14, 2022
The director of Africa's Centers for Disease Control said the organization is talking to Pfizer about bringing its COVID-19 treatment pill to the continent, which has just passed 10 million cases. ... read more »
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