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Basking in the Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance of Skin Cancer in the Black Community
August 6, 2020
Melanoma, a form of skin cancer that can affect all ethnic groups, is detected in Black Americans in its later stages more than in any other ethnic group. ... read more »
Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses the Impact and Severity of COVID-19 Disparities in African Americans
August 6, 2020
Addressing the disparities surrounding COVID-19 and other illnesses, Dr. Fauci pointed to many African Americans, Latinx, and Native Americans occupying essential jobs that provide employees with little — or no — protection. ... read more »
Race-Based Traumatic Stress is a Mental Health Concern Among Black Population
July 30, 2020
Racial bias, hate crimes can and do have long-lasting negative impacts on mental health ... read more »
Charter to Expand Distribution of Black News Channel and Offer Network to Video Subscribers Across All Markets
July 23, 2020
Charter will make the network available by early September to subscribers of Spectrum TV Silver and higher video tiers ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Announced 10-million dollars will be added towards the L.A. Regional COVID-19 Team Recovery Program
July 17, 2020
With recent shutdowns, small businesses are at high risk of closing for good during this time. Garcetti announced another step forward in helping local businesses and their staff by providing funds, to help solidify their footing during the waves of closing and reopening of the economy. The mayor is working with Council member Curren Price, Council President Nury Martinez, and other public officials to invest an additional 10-million dollars in funds towards the L.A. Regional COVID-19 Team Recovery Program. ... read more »
CDU Report Highlights Needs for Underserved Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic
July 2, 2020
The report was conducted on site with 27,133 COVID-19 tests, between April 8 and June 14, 2020. ... read more »
PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT
May 28, 2020
National action needed to stop tobacco companies from targeting vulnerable communities and help smokers quit ... read more »
Access Care When Needed
May 21, 2020
Six of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and care facilities across the region have come together united in a mission to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed. ... read more »
Let’s keep our promise to South L.A.
May 21, 2020
By any measure, South Los Angeles is one of the most vulnerable communities in California—and the nation. ... read more »
The Brave New Normal
May 14, 2020
The virus called SARS-COV2, causes a disease known as COVID-19 which is having a historical and unprecedented impact across the globe. Because this transformative pandemic has touched or altered everyone in the world’s life or lifestyle the return to normalcy is but a faded memory. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson Calls on L.A. County Board of Supervisors to Release Coronavirus Data by Race
April 9, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus, Herb J. Wesson Jr. called on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to release data on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting communities of color.  ... read more »
Garcetti: City Won’t Hesitate to Close Businesses Ignoring Coronavirus Orders
April 2, 2020
 Los Angeles' city government will not hesitate to close businesses deemed ``non-essential'' as well as construction sites that don't practice social distancing while emergency orders are in place, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.  ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Deadline Expanded Due to Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Covered California is expanding its special enrollment period through June 30 to help anyone uninsured and eligible to obtain health coverage ... read more »
Covered California expands Special Enrollment Period through June 30, due to coronavirus pandemic
March 26, 2020
This move comes amid widespread disruption in the lives and livelihoods of Californians as public health officials seek to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ... read more »
More Coronavirus Cases Dispel Black Immunity Myth
March 26, 2020
According to various news sources and social media posts, African American COVID-19 fatalities are starting to mount ... read more »
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