Monday, June 1, 2020

THE SWORD OF THE BLACK PRESS

The 40-year-old Gantt Report, authored by trailblazing journalist/entrepreneur Lucius Gantt, is one of the longest-running newspaper columns in America. In an exclusive interview, he...

Carnival plans Aug. 1 cruise launches as lawmakers investigate

BY JESSICA WEHRMAN CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS Three days after a U.S. House committee announced it would investigate the company’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Carnival Cruise Line...

How hotels are doubling down on hygiene

BY LORI RACKI CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO – The coronavirus crisis has not only sent the hotel industry reeling by cratering occupancy rates. It’s forcing hotels to...

Obamas to give virtual commencement speeches to class of 2020

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER Our hearts go out to the high school seniors of 2020. What should be some of the greatest moments of their...

Black-owned bank launches SBA Paycheck Protection Program

BLACK PR WIRE OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in the country, has launched a Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). OneUnited Bank, a...

Stressed-out Americans more worried about money than health

BY LANANH NGUYEN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The coronavirus pandemic is causing Americans to worry more about their finances than health, according to a study by MetLife Inc.,...

How to successfully navigate virtual job search

Practice, prepare and wear bottoms, career experts say BY ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS With hiring freezes, furloughs, stay-at-home orders and more than 26 million Americans filing for...

Remdesivir shown to help COVID-19 patients

FDA authorizes use of drug that sped up recovery and reduced deaths BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – A government-run study of...

All-day happy hour? Millions drinking while working at home

BY MARK PRICE THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS Millions of Americans are drinking on the job as they work from home during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to multiple...

Adjusting to Ramadan during a pandemic

Muslim holy month of prayer, reflection began on April 23 BY ALFRED LUBRANO THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS PHILADELPHIA - Like Passover and Easter, the Muslim holy month of...