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Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to grow in the U.S.

    There are now 83,836 confirmed case of coronavirus cases in the U.S., the highest in the world The novel coronavirus is expected to kill 200,000 to 1.7 million Americans by the end of the year, Ebony Jade Hilton, M.D., predicted Friday during the Congressional Black Caucus Telephone Town Hall. Dr. Hilton, an anesthesiologist at the University of Virginia,[Read More…]

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It’s a supreme loss for Byron Allen’s company

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a black-owned company that charged Comcast Corporation, one of the nation’s largest cable operators, violated Section 1981, the nation’s oldest civil rights law, when it refused to carry the firm’s programing for racial reasons. In a unanimous 20-page decision the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case titled Comcast Corporation versus National Association of[Read More…]

Olympic Games are postponed as COVID-19 takes the podium

The International Olympic Committee and Japan’s prime minister announced Tuesday morning they are postponing Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympic Games until sometime next year because of COVID-19. Thomas Bach, president of the IOC, which is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Abe Shinzo, Japan’s prime minister concluded that the game of XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond[Read More…]

Allstate airs commercial featuring only black men

  Allstate is airing a 30- second television commercial featuring only black men. Hooray! Four men are sitting on couches and chairs watching a tie basketball game with Dennis Haysbert, the Allstate spokesman, when an Allstate commercial comes on with five seconds remaining in the contest. “Not another commercial,” they complain. The men let out a collective groan before one[Read More…]

World Health Organization says Europe has become the epicenter in COVID-19

So far there are fewer cases in Africa   Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of World Health Organization, said in a speech Saturday Europe has become the epicenter of COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus pandemic with more reported cases and deaths then the rest of the world outside of China. “More cases are being reported every day than were[Read More…]

Governors order schools to close to slow the spread of COVID-19

Schools in 13 states so far have been ordered to close Governors in at least 13 states and the District of Columbia have ordered the closing public and private schools from K through 12 to slow and possibly stop the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus. The states are: Alaska, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania,[Read More…]

Andrew Gillum checks himself into alcohol rehabilitation and out of politics

Former Florida Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum announced Sunday that he is checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation program after police found him in a Miami Beach hotel room with two other men and three small bags of crystal meth. Gillum, Democratic Party’s 2018 nominee for governor, admitted to drinking too much at a wedding he attended in the[Read More…]