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Vaccine Uptick Found in African Americans: Access and misinformation still confounds community

Written by Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Sr. Correspondent The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced the lifespan of Black males by an average of three years and...

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...

Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The latest delta surge also has led to increases in hospitalizations and deaths, Dr. Walensky stated. She remarked that deaths have risen by about...

Sole Black GOP U.S. Senator Declares “America Not a Racist,” Many Disagree

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor “Hear me clearly: America is not a racist country,” said South Carolina Republican Tim Scott, the only African...

Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

The rollout of the medicine from Pfizer and Moderna featured heavy promotion. High-profile African Americans like former President Barack Obama, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Ebony Hilton, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson received their shots publicly.