Friday, April 16, 2021

‘The Embrace’ in Boston will honor the Kings

BY PHILIP MARCELO ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — A major memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King is moving forward in Boston, where...

Inauguration event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

BY KAT STAFFORD ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a...

More ‘spiritual wisdom’ at the Capitol

Warnock to boost ranks of pastors in Congress BY PAUL V. FONTELO CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON — “What do a senator and a pastor have in common?” Raphael...

White American wealth hits record high during pandemic

BY ALEX TANZI BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The net worth of White Americans hit a record high last year, driven by a stock-market rebound that defied the pandemic,...

Clyburn wants to amplify Black anthem

BY RICHARD PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the highest ranking Black member of Congress,  told journalists on Jan. 3 that...

Harris gets vaccine shot in D.C. Black community

BY NOAH BIERMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said she “barely felt” the COVID-19 vaccine shot in her left arm on Dec....

Judge rejects part of sanctuary cities law

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A federal judge has ruled that part of a controversial 2019 Florida law aimed at banning so called sanctuary cities is...

Fauci touts Black doctor’s work on vaccine

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett was the scientific lead for NIH research team. BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease doctor and director...

NIH to study allergic reactions linked to COVID-19 shots

BY JOHN TOZZI BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The National Institutes of Health plans to begin a clinical trial that aims to help doctors “predict and manage” allergic reactions...

Stimulus checks and rent help coming

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF After weeks of negotiation, Congressional leaders have agreed on a nearly $900 billion economic aid package that will give some relief...