COVID-19

City leaders get vaccinated

The City of Houston is encouraging its residents to protect their health during the global pandemic, with many of them leading the way in publicly receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Demystifying Vaccines

Again, TRUTH MATTERS, FACTS MATTER and HONESTY MATTERS. Although we don’t know all the long-term effects of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the element of risk is small compared to the benefits.

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Blacks the face of COVID-19 vaccinations

This week, the face of COVID-19 vaccinations has been Black ones, with African American health care professionals from various states serving as "the first" in their areas to get the vaccinated.

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Vaccines on the way, are they safe?

Texans may soon start breathing some cautious sighs of relief as the first shipment of the coronavirus vaccine, which includes 224,250 doses to 109 Texas hospitals in 34 counties, are set to arrive on Dec. 14, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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‘Corona’ is not the holiday gift you want!

If there was ever more of a need to stress the importance of hunkering down this winter, it is now, because Texas has become the first state to surpass a million Coronavirus cases in the United States last week, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.

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Black pastors vs. COVID-19

For decades, the Black Baptist church has been leading the Black communities when it came to matters of race, community issues and - yes - politics. But this time around, there was more silence than support for candidates in the 2020 election season. What made Black Baptist preachers ease their endorsements, lowering the boom of voices they began establishing in America more than 200 years ago?

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‘Corona’ is not the holiday gift you want!

If there was ever more of a need to stress the importance of hunkering down this winter, it is now, because Texas has become the first state to surpass a million Coronavirus cases in the United States last week, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.

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As bars reopen, don’t be a drunk fool!

Gov. Greg Abbott announced this week that BARS and similar establishments are allowed to reopen at 50% capacity in counties with low COVID-19 hospitalizations starting Oct. 14, and while that makes many of us smile, we have to say -- DON'T BE A DRUNK FOOL!

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