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COVID-19 FAQ Tackles Vaccine Hesitancy in the Black/African American Community 
April 8, 2021
Commonly asked questions and answers on vaccine hesitancy and distribution focused on educating, equipping and empowering the Black/African American community with information to help them understand the vaccines and make an informed decision regarding getting vaccinated.  ... read more »
The Virus, Vaccines and New Variants: Weighing the Threat of a Mutant COVID Strain
April 1, 2021
Health care specialists are keeping their eyes on coronavirus variants that could possibly undermine global efforts to vaccinate people and stem the global crisis ... read more »
Congress Members Urge Vaccination During Black Press Week 
March 26, 2021
“Protect your children and your grandchildren, protect those who you come in contact with,” Congressman Clyburn stated during the annual National Newspaper Publishers Association Fund’s (NNPAF) Black Press Week. “Take the shot. It’s safe to do,” the congressman declared during an interview with Real Times Media President and CEO Hiram Jackson.  ... read more »
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Macedonia Baptist and Drew Child Development Corp. Host COVID-19 Pop-up Clinic
March 24, 2021
Charles R. Drew University and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles co-sponsor the community event During this unprecedented time of economic and racial unrest, the situation is compounded by daily media reports that COVID-19 is disproportionately impacted Black and Latino communities and these ethnicities are receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a dramatically lower rate than other communities. ... read more »
Back to Normal? What’s Normal?
February 5, 2021
I don’t think that more than 400,000 people dead is normal. The inability to formally mourn our departed loved ones isn’t normal. Crazy white people storming the Capitol surely isn’t normal. And conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Green is so far away from normal that she is on the insanity spectrum. ... read more »
David G Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 4-10)
February 4, 2021
David G Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 4-10) ... read more / view cartoon »
COVID-19 Vaccine: Guard Yourself with the Facts Not Influence
December 31, 2020
The subject of vaccination ignites a fire of controversy, branding another line of division through the nation. Recorded history reflects a healthcare system failing to be inclusive; intentional gaps in resources for proper medical care have been wide enough to allow generations to fall through the cracks. COVID-19 illuminated the imbalance in health and medical resources among people of color. Black communities have suffered at a different rate and at polarizing levels than any other demographic. ... read more »
Understanding the Importance of Vaccinating Your Child
August 15, 2019
Separating fact from fiction is critically important as vaccine hesitancy has become a global concern! ... read more »
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Recent Infectious Disease Outbreaks Among Children are a Cause of Concern for Parents
April 25, 2019
Kaiser Permanente sheds light on Measles, Whooping Cough ... read more »
Health Officials Offering Free Vaccinations to Contain Spread of Measles
April 25, 2019
Free vaccines for uninsured and under-insured individuals are on offer at the county's 14 public health clinics. ... read more »
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