Dying at home, lack of healthcare contribute to COVID’s hidden death toll

The official US death count for COVID-19 has now surpassed 650,000, but the true death toll is likely much higher. Recent research indicates that...

HBCUs reach near-record enrollment numbers

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are beginning to see a surge in interest, applications and enrollment. For many, HBCUs have provided a sense of...

12 organizations directly helping Black, brown victims of Hurricane Ida

Powering through southeast Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, Ida made landfall on Sunday evening leaving destruction in its path as it made its...

New study: Nursing home residents, health care workers lose more than 80% of their...

A new, multi-institutional study led by Case Western Reserve University—in partnership with Brown University—found that COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine decreased sharply...

South Carolina HBCU Clinton College offers free tuition

A small historically Black college in South Carolina is offering all full-time students free tuition for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year. Clinton College President Lester...

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, as the Biden...

Half of U.S. Parents May Not Vaccinate Their Youngest Child Against COVID-19

Even as the delta variant of Covid-19 sweeps the globe, leaving those who remain unvaccinated vulnerable, vaccination among adults and teenagers in the United...

Texas’ hospital system confirms its first case of new COVID-19 lambda variant

Just when people were beginning to wrap their heads around the delta variant of COVID-19, this week, Texas’ hospital system has become the first...

Vice President Harris hosts Black women voting rights activists after arrests

From the ‘big lie’ to the big fight, civil rights leaders are sounding the alarm this summer for as long as it takes for...

CBC Chair Rep. Joyce Beatty, Black women protesters arrested by Capitol Police

Activist Tamika Mallory is calling Thursday’s arrest of Congressional Black Caucus Chair Joyce Beatty and others “a true act of solidarity” as Black women...