Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, released the following statement on the selection of Senator Kamala Harris as a candidate on the presidential ticket of a major political party: 

Throug...

August 11, 2020

The tragic death of George Floyd has created a much-needed dialogue around race in America. Floyd's childhood friends Herbert Mouton, Vaughn Dickerson and Jonathan Veal of 88 Initiatives C.H.U.M.P.S....

July 29, 2020

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In this issue, we explore:

  • The effects of COVID-19 and Bla...

July 19, 2020

The NAACP is devastated by the passing of Congressman John Lewis, a giant in the Civil Rights Movement who carried the mantle in the continuing battle for civil rights and equal justice in our nation....

July 10, 2020

When the coronavirus sent millions of students scurrying to log on to online classes, an issue known to many families became painfully evident to the rest of the country. Wi-Fi and internet are luxuri...

July 10, 2020

Dr. James Hildreth remembers the event that changed the direction of his medical career some 30 years ago and put him on the front lines against a deadly virus sweeping across the globe with devastati...

Before COVID-19 caused businesses to close their doors and residents to stay at home, Project Pneuma, a nonprofit serving Baltimore City boys with emotional challenges, would meet for three hours a da...

July 9, 2020

While it is frustrating that many Black businesses haven’t had much luck with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, it is no surprise.

To get through these tough economic time...

July 9, 2020

A remodeled hospital wing with a labyrinth of chambers separated by zippered plastic curtains belies the front line of COVID-19 care at one small Houston hospital. 

After stepping through the United Me...

July 8, 2020

Kiya Tomlin wasn’t sure what direction her business would take once shelter-in-place orders were issued, forcing her to shutter her single-building facility inclusive of a storefront and manufacturing...

July 8, 2020

In Houston, a 22-year-old programmer named Nile Dixon has set out to close the food insecurity gap for people in his area. 

In Chicago, 4D Healthware founder and CEO Star Cunningham is also using tech...


Imadé Borha has been trying to keep her mind busy, but not too busy. 

For 39 days after Gov. Ray Cooper issued the executive order that reduced North Carolina’s daily operations to a trickle, Borha sh...

July 7, 2020

On the day in mid-March when Atlanta Public Schools closed in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Kimberly Dukes, a mother of 10 whose children attend three of the lowest-performing schools in...

On and off for the past seven years, Keith Hardiman has made his living selling the homeless magazine Streetwise at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Lake Street in downtown ChicagoHe uses mos...

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