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The Coronavirus: Your Spirit Is Stronger By Far

A storm is passing over Planet Earth. It has picked up momentum. It is wreaking havoc on human beings of every stripe.

What Do You Say To Someone Battling COVID-19?

It is human nature to want to say the right thing at the right time. To utter words that just might help heal.

Dear Black People: Coronavirus Will Kill You

Coronavirus or Covid-19 or “rona” as some are calling it will kill you

Fear And Loss In A Time Of Plague

The anniversary of the loss of my first-born has, by coincidence, landed right in the middle of this time of fear and pandemic.

What Will the U. S. Census Tell The Nation About LGBTQ People? Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) On Census 2020

Question: Does the 2020 Census collect data about LGBTQ people?

BlackHer Releases The Black Woman's Guide To The 2020 Election

An online guide to provide Black women with the information and inspiration they need to vote, volunteer, give, and believe that they can make a difference this primary and election season

Black Businesse$, Black Consumer$: A Necessary Alliance

There are approximately 2.6 million Black-owned businesses in the United States. The number of Black or African American-owned firms grew 34.5 percent between 2007 and 2012— from 1.9 million to 2.6 million in 2012, according to the most recent statistics ...

FILM REVIEW: Queen & Slim

Queen & Slim is on its own path. Groundbreaking for its rich, layered storytelling (Lena Waithe, Emmy-winner TV’s Master of None), stylish direction (Melina Matsoukas, Grammy-winner Best Music Video Beyoncè: Formation), provocative contemplations on race and police abuse and two ...

Our Medical Innovation System Is Under Assault

During her 40+ year medical career, Dr. Betsy Nabel has seen researchers cure hepatitis C, pioneer novel ways to treat rare blood disorders in children, and develop biologic therapies to rewire terminal cancer patients' immune systems. In the piece below, ...

Aircraft Carrier Named After Doris Miller

The U.S. Navy is set to name a new aircraft carrier after World War II hero Doris Miller.

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Black Life Journeys Matter

The NNPA began a unique and important partnership with Compassion & Choices to acquire a more in-depth awareness and knowledge about how black Americans and others are enabled to have a planned, dignified and well thought out, peaceful transition without ...

The Essence And Beauty of Black Women in America

Black women are some of the most amazing females on the planet.

The Martin Luther King They Love

“Whites framed their malice toward King as something other than racism. They did not oppose MLK because he struggled for black freedom and equality. Rather they detested him—they said—because he was a rabble-rouser, a Communist and a lawbreaker. J. Edgar ...

Racially Discriminatory Legislation And Policies Must Be Stopped

The Unintended Consequences of a Menthol Cigarette Ban to Black America