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6 Inspiring ‘Firsts’ That Black Women Accomplished

By BOTWC Staff (courtesy of The Skanner) We’re highlighting six Black women from the past and present who are number one! They accomplished inspiring and...

Omicron in California: State Reports 47% Increase in New Variant Cases

By Aldon Thomas Stiles, California Black Media As of Monday, there were 39 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in California, according to...
A photo of our California State Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. She speaks on the benefits of vaccination.

Vaccination Protects Children From COVID-19

By Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, California Black Media Our state experienced the most devastating point of the pandemic last winter. More than 21,000 Californians...

California Begins Rollout of COVID Shots for Children 5 to 11

By Aldon Thomas Stiles, California Black Media After a review by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, California has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine...

From “Vaccines to Vaccinations”: Officials Urge Black Community to Take COVID Shot

Steven Vargas | California Black Media COVID-19 hospitalizations are starting to decrease in California, but that decline does not mean the pandemic is over, state...