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The Under- and Overrepresentation of Black & Brown Students in Special Education Programs

By Ariama Long, Word in Black Research indicates that inequity for students of color, students from low-income backgrounds and students with disabilities has led to...

New California abortion laws set up clash with other states

By Adam Beam, The Associated Press California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed more than a dozen new abortion laws Tuesday, including some that deliberately clash with...
Industrial Bank, Black Owned Bank In Washington D.C

U.S. Treasury Funding Gives Black-owned Bank Boosts in Helping Minorities and Lower-Income Communities

By Angela Swinson Lee, Washington Informer (courtesy of Trice Edney) The year 2022 has proven to be a big year for B. Doyle Mitchell Jr.,...

The Often-Overlooked Mental Health Component of the Growing Problem of Black Maternal Mortality Rate

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire With a maternal mortality rate of 55.3 per 100,000, Black women continue to outpace other ethnicities. The...

Baby Formula Shortage Highlights Racial Disparities

Capri Isidoro broke down in tears in the office of a lactation consultant. The mother of two had been struggling to breastfeed her 1-month-old...