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Women taken from mothers in Congo seek Belgian reparations

By Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press A court in Brussels has started considering a crimes against humanity lawsuit brought by five biracial women who were born...

WHO Honors Henrietta Lacks, Woman Whose Cells Served Science

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday, October 13, honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose...

Black Women Most Likely to Feel Discriminated Against While Seeking Medical Care

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire The Urban Institute’s Coronavirus Tracking Survey, a nationally representative survey of adults ages 18 to 64, found that Black...

CA “Momnibus” Bill Aims to Lower Deaths Among Black Mothers

By Cori Zaragoza, Contributing Writer Senate bill 65 (SB 65), also known as the California Momnibus Act, was passed by the California state senate on...

Action Fund Joins Knight Foundation to Create Sojourner Truth Memorial

NNPA Newswire Sojourner Truth delivered what has come to be known as her greatest speech on May 29, 1851, at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention...