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After Rapper Launches Anti-Mask, Anti-Vaccine Rant, Black Doctors Speak Out

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor In a culture that worships celebrities and amplifies their words and actions, the coronavirus pandemic has presented an...

Some Aren’t Ready To Give Up Masks Despite New CDC Guidance

Like more than 120 million other Americans, Jan Massie is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can pretty much give up wearing a mask under...

Senate Confirms Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Rep. Marcia Fudge as Secretary of the Department of...

New Administration’s Biggest Challenge: Biden Launches Head-On Attack Against COVID-19

The underlining challenge of the pandemic is health care. A challenge which only heightens when one considers that Trump spent the last four years weakening and attempting to completely dismantle the Affordable Care Act, which protects health care for tens of millions of Americans.

Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

The rollout of the medicine from Pfizer and Moderna featured heavy promotion. High-profile African Americans like former President Barack Obama, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Ebony Hilton, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson received their shots publicly.