Black-Owned Laboratory Uses Artificial Intelligence-Based Drug Discovery Platform to Develop Treatment for COVID-19

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The novel coronavirus has ravaged most of the globe, but in the U.S., African Americans and other communities of color have disproportionately born the lethal impact of the pandemic. Darnisha Harrison, a Louisiana State University grad and founder and CEO of Georgia-based Ennaid Therapeutics,...

New Orleans Prepares for Cristobal

The city of New Orleans updated residents today (Friday, June 5) in anticipation of Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is expected to impact Louisiana this coming weekend. Gov. John Bel Edwards also recently issued an Emergency Declaration for the state, preparing for potential bad weather. A link to today’s press conference...

Drew Brees Still Has a Good Arm . . . And He Can Use It to Pitch His Apology in the Trash

While our Congressman Cedric Richmond and other high placed African Americans are accepting Drew Brees' apology for his statement that categorized peaceful protest against racism and injustice as demonstrated by such acts as silently kneeling during the playing of the national anthem as somehow disrespecting the flag or the military,...