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OP-ED: The American Rescue Plan — Changing the Course of the Pandemic for All...

By U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC-6) It has been a little more than a year since COVID-19 was officially discovered within the boundaries of...

‘Twenty Pearls’ AKA Documentary Shows the Vision and Impact of Black College Women

Executive Producer and Alpha Kappa Alpha member Kimberly Esmond Adams believes anytime is the right time to tell this type of American story. “This story talks about the role that a group of college women, who were still finding their way in the world, yet were intelligent enough to understand that the world was bigger than them and they could do something concrete to make it better for everyone.”

What Should You Do If Your Loved One Goes Missing?

“Children are detained and subject to further abuse,” Sherri Jefferson of the African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) told NNPA Newswire this week. In many cases, when a child goes missing, parents are told to delay reporting for 24 hours. Jefferson called such a delay a denial of justice that [could] lead to the death of those missing. “Police misinform or misuse information provided by the families to include an emphasis on depression, behavior or conduct disorders, and isolation,” Jefferson demanded. “These factors lessen the chance of defining the person as missing.” Ultimately, the missing person is viewed through the lens of voluntarily being absent or willfully not wanting to be located, Jefferson added. AAJJP officials also expressed concern about trafficking.

California Foundations Drop $100 Million in “Black Freedom Fund”

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media Last week, philanthropic organizations and other funders joined hands to launch the California Black Freedom Fund (CBFF), a...

California Surgeon Gen. Embraces Idea of NBA Partnership for Vaccination Outreach

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media When Dr. Nadine Burke Harris heard last week that the National Basketball Association (NBA) was discussing educating the...

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