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COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

By JOCELYN GECKER, AP Media Writer One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students’ lunchboxes, telling parents it’s “now hiring.” Elsewhere, principals...

President Biden, John Legend, Stacey Abrams Among those Commemorating Tulsa Race Massacre

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent President Joe Biden plans to travel to Oklahoma to help commemorate the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. White...

100 Years After Tulsa Race Massacre, The Damage Remains

AARON MORRISON | AP On a recent Sunday, Ernestine Alpha Gibbs returned to Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church. Not her body. She had left this Earth...

New Coronavirus Vaccine Requires ‘Trust’ of African American Community

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent News that Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 percent effective...