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How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a

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‘This Is a No-Brainer’: House Democrats Announce Effort to Pass $2,000 Payments as Trump Demands Bigger Checks

House Democrats are planning to request unanimous consent this week to approve sending one-time $2,000 direct

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What’s Not Being Said About Why African Americans Need to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other national health leaders have said that African Americans need to take

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How Holiday Cards Help Us Cope With a Not-So-Merry Year

Mahogany is a personal expression brand that provides an authentic and engaging experience for African Americans and

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Walking is So Much More Than Just Exercise

If I haven’t before, let me ask you now. Can somebody explain a “faith walk” to

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Black Woman, Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, Developed the Scientific Approach to the Coronavirus Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease doctor and director of the National Institute of Allergy

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President-Elect Biden Selects Fmr. Ambassador Susan Rice for Top White House Post

  President-Elect Joe Biden has continued to maintain a campaign promise, even exceeding his pledge for

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Biden Taps Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge for HUD Secretary Post

  Marcia Fudge, the Democratic Representative from Ohio and former Congressional Black Caucus Chair, will serve

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President-Elect Biden Nominates First Black Secretary of Defense

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, the former U.S. Central Command commander,

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Push is On to Increase African Americans’ Confidence in COVID Vaccine

Former President Barack Obama has vowed to take the new COVID-19 vaccination on live television. Dr.

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ASK DR. KEVIN: The Value of Caregiver Support While Navigating An ATTR-CM Journey

The “Ask Dr. Kevin” series is brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with

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Jennifer Farmer, Spotlight PR Founder, Honors Uniqueness of Black Women in New Book

As a single mother of two, Jennifer R. Farmer knows she not only has to work

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African American Nurse first to Receive COVID Vaccine

Meet the first American recipient of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Queens, New York — Critical care nurse

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MSNBC Names Rashida Jones President; First African American to Lead Cable News Network

In a year plagued by a pandemic that has disproportionately affected African Americans, and one rife

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Better Angels and How They Travel

What is the distance a good deed can travel? What does a warm bowl of soup

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Black Voters Should See Themselves in Congressional Staff

As the new Congress prepares to take office and members of the U.S. House and Senate

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Black-owned Businesses – Leimert Park Business Thrives During COVID-19 Pandemic

  Not all Black-owned businesses are struggling during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Despite coronavirus, profits are

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Combating Health Disparities in the African American Community

The African American Wellness Project (AAWP) has announced a partnership with VNR1 Communications to release a nationally syndicated Public Service

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Americans Aren’t Getting Enough To Eat During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The number of Americans who can’t get enough food is rising from already troubling levels during the COVID-19

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Meharry Medical College Announces Collaboration with University of Memphis and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for More Doctors of Color

Meharry Medical College, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and the University of Memphis announced a historic collaboration

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The Reality of Black Men’s Love Lives and Marriages Is Very Different Than What’s Usually Shown on TV

Finding and keeping a good Black man in a relationship has become a cottage industry. From celebrities and reality

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Black Candidates Can Win in Swing Districts – What Makes an Electable Candidate

During the 2020 presidential election, there was a lot of discussion about what makes an electable candidate. Is it

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FDA Authorized First Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test – Useful but Not a Game Changer

  Soon, people in the U.S. will be able to pick up a rapid antigen test for COVID-19

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Senate Passes HBCU Bill

The Senate on Friday, December 11, passed the HBCU Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era

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NFL Executives on Diversity: ‘We’ve Got to Do Better’

Ron Rivera of the Washington Football Team was the only minority head coach hired in the

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President-Elect Joe Biden Announces Key Members of Health Team

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations and appointments of his health team, including Xavier

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OneTen, a Coalition of Major Corporations, Vows to Hire 1 Million African Americans in High-Paying Jobs

  OneTen, a coalition of leading executives, said it would work to hire 1 million African

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Dangerous Rhetoric + False Claims = Violence and Havoc in Cities Across America

President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the results of the 2020 election and his and the

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Foreign Policy Reset Under Biden? We Must Take an Active Approach

Among the subjects that have been the source of speculation regarding the incoming Biden/Harris administration is

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, American Petroleum Institute Welcome New Fellow Cody West

Cody West is headed from Texas to Washington, D.C. – from Law School to Capitol Hill.

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Mellody Hobson, Accomplished Black Businesswoman Named Chairwoman of the Board of Starbucks

Mellody Hobson, a Princeton graduate who in 2019 earned the Woodrow Wilson Award, the university’s highest

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What happened to Democrats in North Carolina: “It was a total effort that failed down ballot”

North Carolina Democrats and progressive organizers this year had hoped for a repeat of the 2008

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Proof and Transparency: Dr. Ebony Hilton Will Take Coronavirus Vaccine, Provide Live Updates

Phase one of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine distribution begins this week. For those who remain skeptical about

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NNPA and NAHP Media Launch ‘Community Energy Center’

New Website Platform Will Highlight the Energy Sector’s Contributions for Diverse Community Empowerment and Affordable Energy

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Distance Learning, COVID-19 Pose Challenges to Educators, Administrators and Parents

In Southeast Los Angeles’s most under-resourced and predominately diverse neighborhoods of Compton, Lynwood, and Bellflower, David Anderson has

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Black Man, Casey Goodson Jr., Fatally Shot by Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy

On Friday, December 4, while entering his home in Columbus, Ohio, Casey Goodson Jr. was fatally

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IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Natalie Desselle Reid – Friends, Colleagues and Fans Share Grief

Fans everywhere are mourning the loss of actress Natalie Desselle Reid, 53, who passed away December

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Don’t Make Black Success a Disqualifier in the Biden-Harris Administration

When President-elect Joe Biden pounded the podium after the November 2020 elections and proclaimed, “The Black

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Stimulus, Politics and the Risk of More Lives Lost Ahead of Georgia’s Senate Runoff

Before the November election, politics prevented successful negotiations for a new coronavirus stimulus package. One month

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Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC and Health Officials Sound Alarm on Rising COVID Cases

Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has sounded

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The Politics of Winning Hearts and Minds, Yet Losing the Presidency

Mark your calendars. The 2020 presidential election will be the last time the Electoral College will

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Brenda K. Jones Honored with HBCU Coalition of Pitt County “Good Trouble” Award – GDN Exclusive

“Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America.”  Congressman John Lewis

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Four Ways to Close the COVID-19 Racial Health Gap

  The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the reality that health in the U.S. has glaring racial inequities.

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Trump Plans to Execute Four Black Death Row Inmates Before He Leaves Office

Before this year, no federal execution had taken place since 2003. However, in July, Attorney General William

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Why AARP Cares – AARP Is Recognizing November/December as Caregiving Theme Months

AARP is striving to make it easier for older people to live independently and remain in

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Tina Turner Reflects on her Life in New Picture Book

  At 81, Tina Turner quietly reflects on her “imperfections and all” in a telling new

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Congressional Black Caucus Elects Executive Committee for the 117th Congress

U.S. rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) will chair the Congressional Black Caucus for the 117th Congress. The

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Stopping the Exploitation of Prisoners and Their Families Requires More Comprehensive Solutions

  The year 2020 brought renewed global focus to issues of social justice in America. Racial

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Prince’s ‘Sign o’ The Times’: A Timeless Masterpiece

  “In France, a skinny man died of a big disease with a little name/by chance

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