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Local Health Panel Addresses the Need for Care beyond the Pandemic

By Vayunamu Bawa, Contributing Writer Social determinants that contribute to health disparities, particularly in the Black community, include race/ethnicity, gender, income, health literacy, social status,...

Improve pregnancy care, and parents’ finances will improve too, a paper suggests

Researchers recommend investments not just in prenatal and postpartum care, but also housing needs, home visits and endowments for newborns from low-income families. By Candice...

Rosetta Perry, ‘Queen Mother’ of the Black Press

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent For 30 years, the Tennessee Tribune and its publisher Rosetta Miller-Perry have set the standard for...

NNPA Honors Dr. Ebony Hilton with National Leadership Award

As a practicing physician at the University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Dr. Hilton has continued advocating for underserved and marginalized populations. Her efforts have...

COVID-19: Structural Racism and Black Health

By Glenn Ellis I am glad Covid has “laid bare” structural racism and inequalities in healthcare and health for some folks. Welcome. We are happy...