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Race-Neutral Formula for Assessing Kidney Function Provides Hope for Better Health
September 1, 2022
UCLA Professor and Nephrologist Dr. Keith Norris has advocated for a race-neutral formula for assessing kidney function for years, and now the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) are urging laboratories nationwide to adopt a newly modified equation that will diagnose chronic kidney disease earlier and help save lives. ... read more »
Black Farmers Concerned Inflation Reduction Act Will Impact Promised Debt Relief
August 18, 2022
The National Black Farmers Association is worried that the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will roll back debt relief provided Black, indigenous, and other farmers of color in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. ... read more »
Rallying to Fight Injustice Anywhere  
July 7, 2022
We need to acknowledge the impact of racism, sexism, violence, and plantation capitalism in nearly every facet of American life even as we’ve advocated for democracy.  ... read more »
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Violence in America: What Can I Do?  
June 2, 2022
There are many organizations already at work lowering guns deaths through prevention, intervention, and follow-up response, but they still need support.    ... read more »
Poor People’s Campaign Holds Moral Monday March on L.A. City Hall 
May 19, 2022
Crowds of people descended upon downtown Los Angeles on May 16 as part of the Moral Monday March sponsored by the Poor People’s Campaign, a national movement to confront racism, poverty, and other ills destroying communities across America.  ... read more »
Teacher under fire for cotton, cuffs in class on slavery
May 5, 2022
Rochester school officials are investigating allegations that a white teacher told his class of mostly Black students to pick seeds out of cotton and put on handcuffs during lessons on slavery in a seventh-grade social studies class. ... read more »
There’s a New Doctor in Town/ The New State Health Bureau Welcomes a New Face
April 27, 2022
Dr. Brooke Cunningham, an assistant commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health, is now the leader of the new state Health Equity Bureau. ... read more »
Ukraine, Refugees and Racism
March 17, 2022
Our hearts, prayers and support are with the people of Ukraine. But there is also an even greater tragedy occurring - “racism” and we see its presence in the midst of this war. ... read more »
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“SLAVEPLAY”: Racism, Interracial Dating, and Deciding Who’s the Prize
February 24, 2022
February 16th brought the opening of playwright, Jeremy O. Harris’, unflinching new work, “Slave Play”, at the Mark Taper Forum in Downtown Los Angeles after almost two years of no performances due to COVID-19. ... read more »
All 3 men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder
November 24, 2021
All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice. ... read more »
“We are in the middle of a cold, civil war.” — Keith Boykin author of “Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America.”
October 21, 2021
Prominent journalist and prolific author Keith Boykin is that courageous soul who takes deep dives into the political cesspool. ... read more »
Study: Racism Plays Role in Premature Birth Among Black Americans
October 7, 2021
The tipping point for Dr. Paula Braveman came when a longtime patient of hers at a community clinic in San Francisco’s Mission District slipped past the front desk and knocked on her office door to say goodbye. He wouldn’t be coming to the clinic anymore, he told her, because he could no longer afford it. ... read more »
Senator Cory Booker (D-NY), Environmental Justice Advocate, Proud to Receive NNPA Leadership Award
September 16, 2021
Sen. Booker, who served two terms as Newark mayor before his election to the Senate, will receive the 2021 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) National Leadership Award for excellence and innovative leadership in Black America. Drs. James Hildreth and Ebony Hilton, Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-Missouri), and Olympic record-setter Allyson Felix also will receive National Leadership Awards from the NNPA, the trade association of more than 230 African American-owned newspapers and media companies. ... read more »
March on Washington 2021 Focuses on Voting Rights
September 2, 2021
On the 58th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, marchers focused on voting rights.  Voting rights have reemerged as a somewhat unexpected political battlefield as Republicans across the country pass new laws placing barriers in front of the ballot box. ... read more »
Company Will Pay You $125 to Participate in Research Project
July 22, 2021
Evitarus, a Black-owned Los Angeles-based public opinion research firm, is surveying African Americans in California to gauge opinions on healthcare and racism. The goal of the project, the company says, is to gather data that can influence healthcare policy.  ... read more »
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