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Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines and Masks are Effective like Airbags and Seatbelts in...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Dr. Yolanda Lewis-Ragland, a double-board certified physician in pediatrics and obesity medicine, minces few words when...

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Beyoncé took home four trophies, Eddie Murphy received the Hall of Fame award, and Viola Davis...

CALIFORNIA LAUNCHES “COVID-19 COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS”

Campaign Honors African American Heroes in Local Communities  The state of California in partnership with The Center at Sierra Health Foundation has launched a “COVID-19...

Push is On to Increase African Americans’ Confidence in COVID Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease physician, also championed the work of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American scientist, whom Dr. Fauci said was at the forefront of the development of the vaccine. “So, the first thing you might want to say to my African American brothers and sisters is that the vaccine that you’re going to be taking was developed by an African American woman. And that is just a fact,” Dr. Fauci remarked.