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What Took So Long? Statue of Henrietta Lacks Will Replace Robert E. Lee Monument

By Angela Johnson, Black Press USA The city of Roanoke, Va., is honoring a Black woman who made tremendous contributions to modern medical research without her knowledge...

How Octavia E. Butler Mined Her Boundless Curiosity to Forge a New Vision for Humanity

By Alyssa Collins, University of South Carolina In 2021, Alyssa Collins was awarded a yearlong Octavia E. Butler Fellowship from The Huntington Library, Art Museum,...

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...

California Surgeon Gen. Embraces Idea of NBA Partnership for Vaccination Outreach

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media When Dr. Nadine Burke Harris heard last week that the National Basketball Association (NBA) was discussing educating the...

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Each year we partner with San Diego County Youth Football Teams to give need-based grants to some of their athletes.  This grant covers the cost of the athlete participating in the organization. This is a joint effort with Rudolph A. Johnson III, CEO of Neighborhood House Association and the Phi Omicron and Beta Nu Nu Chapters of The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The outyear goal is to establish a grant with each of the 15 teams across San Diego county.

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