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The Tuskegee Experiment and The Covid-19 Vaccine

Photo credit CDC   By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint As we rapidly approach the availability of three vaccines to deal with the Covid-19 virus, the topic at hand becomes,  who will get the vaccine first and whether or not those designated as being of greatest risk will actually…

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Dernetta Newton Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

Happy First of the month! As we close out 2020 with the news that a COVID-19 vaccine may become available in the new year, we can all have hope that our lives will soon return to normal, but for this holiday season, families are faced with the challenge of celebrating safely. Here are some ideas…

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Civil Rights Activist James Meredith Announces Plans To Open Museum

By Vickie King From MississippiToday.org MISSISSIPPI-Author and civil rights activist James Meredith announced plans Wednesday to open a museum that will chronicle his life’s accomplishments, house an archival library and provide a sanctuary for those wanting to study the Bible. The project, announced at a press conference, fulfills a continuing dream of Meredith’s to “help…

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Pressure on Gov Increases to Appoint Rep. Bass or Rep. Lee to Replace Sen. Harris

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ ‌  ‌ A loudening chorus of voices from across California and around the country are putting pressure on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) or Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) to fill the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. A coalition of community groups and organizers from Southern California…

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The Personhood Alliance’s Official Position On Vaccine Ethics

The most current information on unethical and ethical COVID-19 vaccine candidates can be found here. The national board of directors of the Personhood Alliance announced today its official position on vaccine ethics. This announcement comes at a critical time, as vaccine development and other treatments for COVID-19 race forward and as new laws make it more difficult…

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New York Lawyers Recommend Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

New York Bar Association rejects religious, philosophical, or personal reason COVID-19 vaccination exemptions By Robert Carlson, MD The New York State Bar Association passed a resolution urging the state to consider enforcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, even if people object for “religious, philosophical or personal reasons.” Mary Beth Morrissey, chair of the New York Bar association’s Health…

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Black Voters Most Loyal Democratic Voting Bloc

  Henry Fernandez, CEO of the African American Research Collaborative, led the design and execution of a poll of the African American vote on the eve of the election. By Khalil Abdullah While minority voting blocs combined to deliver the presidency to Biden, African American voters continue to be the Democratic Party’s most loyal voting…

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California Sen. Kamala Harris Named 46th Vice President of the United States

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media SACRAMENTO, Calif — Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-California) journey to becoming the first Black and first woman vice president of the United States today has been marked by a line of other historic professional milestones, most of them achieved here in her home state. Today, most national news…

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