Health

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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Opinion: The Shameful “Black Lives” Hypocrisy of Uber, Lyft and Other Gig Companies

Cherri Murphy | Special to California Black Media Partners  To executives at Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, Postmates, and other gig companies: We are the workers who power the core of your businesses and we write in response to your recent comments on the Black Lives Matter movement. Your statements have included various platitudes about your commitment to racial justice and…

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California Capitol closes after L.A. lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19

© Provided by The LA Times Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (D-Marina del Rey), seen here in 2019, announced on Twitter that she had tested positive for the coronavirus. (Robert Gourley / Los Angeles Times)By Melody Gutierrez The state Capitol was closed Monday after Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (D-Marina Del Rey) and four others who work in the…

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