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NNPA President, Chavis, Launches New Public Broadcasting Show Chronicling Black Lives
October 16, 2020
Chavis, a student and disciple of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a member of the famous Wilmington 10 civil rights group, began his new show on Sunday, Oct. 4, featuring Major Neil Franklin, the executive director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC). ... read more »
Introducing: A Healthier Community Starts with YOUth!
March 8, 2018
A Healthier Community Starts with YOUth is a program that aims to level the playing field and address some of these health disparities. ... read more »
Anthem, National Urban League, City of Hope, Pfizer create Take Action for Health to address health issues facing African-Americans
August 12, 2016
A recent study by the National Urban League Policy Institute found that health disparities cost the U.S. economy $82.2 billion in 2009, $60 billion in health care spending and $22.2 billion in lost productivity. Left alone, costs associated with chronic health conditions facing certain ethnic groups are expected to soar to $363 billion in 2050 as the U.S. population grows increasingly diverse. ... read more »
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