Health

Planning for the Worst: Black Californians Among Groups State Is Targeting for Emergency Preparedness

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media   Black Americans were already in the midst of two disasters this year – the disproportionate toll of the COVID-19 pandemic and a spate of horrifying incidents of police brutality — when fire season in California started early. Wildfires have burned over 3.1 million acres in California since the beginning of the year, breaking the record for the deadliest year of wildfires…

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‘Sterilizing Children’ Bill Heads to Calif. Senate Floor Amid Public Outcry

By Brandon Showalter, From the CP Reporter A committee in the California state Senate voted earlier this week to approve a bill creating a fund for experimental medicalized gender-transition procedures, including cross-sex hormones and body-altering surgeries for both minors and legal adults. The move came after the Health Committee chair said in late July that the measure would…

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Jenesse Center, Founded by 5 Black Los Angeles Women, Celebrates 40 Years of Service Bringing Life Saving Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs to the Community.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jenesse Center is celebrating 40 years of bringing life saving programs and services to the community. Founded by five Black women in the Los Angeles area who wanted to provide a place of hope for other women who needed protection and a way of escape, renewal, support and self sufficiency, the…

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Dr. Stella Immanuel: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

By Caroline Warnock From the Heavy.com   Dr. Stella Immanuel is the Houston doctor who is advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus. Immanuel, 55, went viral after championing the use of the drug in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on July 27 as part of the America’s Frontline Doctors Summit.…

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TikTok Includes Brotherhood Crusade in $850,000 Grant to African American Community Organizations Working to Undo the Damage Caused by Systemic Racism Through Actionable Public Policy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July. 23, 2020 – TikTok named the Brotherhood Crusade to receive an endowment from an $850,000 grant designated to African American organizations working to undo the damage caused by systemic racism through actionable public policy. Organizations to receive the grant include the Brooklyn Community Foundation, Chicago-based My Block My Hood My City, and The Brotherhood…

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Why Save the Children of Mound Bayou?

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief You say, “Why save the children of Mound Bayou?” I say save the children of Mound Bayou because the children of Mound Bayou are special, they are different, they are exceptional, they are phenomenal. And they are worth saving in order to save the soul of Mound Bayou, thus, save the…

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