Black and Blue Don’t Match

It was reminiscent of Eric Garner of Staten Island, NY, who was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer. Garner died from injuries suffered from the chokehold and, like Floyd, could be seen on video struggling to breathe and stating, “I can’t breathe.” By Stacy M. BrownNNPA...

THE BLACK CRISIS IN THE MIDST OF CORONAVIRUS:

Pandemic Brings Years of Healthcare Disparities to the Forefront By Lisa Fitchfrom the NNPA Newswire Dr. Maulana Karenga, chair of the Department of Africana Studies at CSU Long Beach, wants the Black community to make sure that physical distancing during the pandemic does not interfere with relationships or establishing networks....

U.S. House Passes HEROES Act

The Bill is not expected to be taken up until early June by U.S. Senate, where Republican leaders have described it as "dead on arrival". The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or HEROES Act late today (Friday, May 15)....

Joe Biden’s Plan for Empowering Black America

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia When former Vice President Joe Biden sat for an exclusive live stream interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. in February, the now presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said it was crucial to secure the Black vote...