Day: June 28, 2020

House passes the George Floyd Policing Act

Legislation now goes to the Senate In a bipartisan vote, Congress has approved the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 which if enacted would hold police accountable for their actions. The House voted 236 to 181 to approve the legislation on June 25. It will now go to the Senate where its chances of being approved the way[Read More…]

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Morehouse School of Medicine receives $40 million grant to fight Covid-19

By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health has awarded Morehouse School of Medicine a $40 million grant to fight Covid-19 in racial and ethnic minority and socially vulnerable communities. Morehouse, which is based in Atlanta, was awarded the grant as Florida, Texas, California and Arizona are experiencing a surge in[Read More…]