As the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, many of our bravest souls are out there fighting the good fight trying to help save lives, keep the economy going and flatten the curve.
The woman known for her high pitch and soulful "relationship on the mends or ends" ballads, Betty Wright, died Sunday. She was 66 years old. Her cause of death has not yet been released.
Andre Harrell, the founder of Uptown Records best known as the man who turned Sean "Diddy" Combs into a music mogul, died Fried at the age of 59.
Black history legend and music icon "Little Richard" died Saturday after a battle with bone cancer. He was 87.
By: N.L. Preston HOUSTON – It is commonly said that journalists work on passion; working around the clock as the truth tellers bringing you the daily updates during the floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, battlefields of war and, as with today, health crises. And oftentimes, these dedicated journalists are putting themselves in the elements and on
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Philanthropist, entrepreneur and fashion designer, Tina Knowles Lawson, has created the #IDIDMYPART campaign to encourage residents in her beloved home city of Houston to get tested in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing that African American communities have an escalated rate of infections and fatalities, Knowles Lawson is pleading to Houston residents to know their status in an urgent appeal to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
With the spread of Coronavirus, people are being asked to choose between their livelihoods and their very lives. Businesses are pairing down to "skeleton crews," keeping just enough workers on board to get by and doubling remaining employees' duties. Never before have we realized just how interconnected we all are in our quest for survival.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has many historians drawing comparisons to the 1918 flu epidemic. Much like the coronavirus, authorities in 1918 responded to the epidemic with a combination of church, school and theater closures, cancellations or prohibitions of public gatherings in attempts to quarantine the ill.
COVID-19. Coronavirus. Those two scary words have been in the headlines of every major and minor media outlet, and have landed nearly a million Americans in the Intensive Care Unit in hospitals across the nation, with sadly, not everyone returning home. What's even more alarming, is data released showing that Black Americans are dying from the novel Coronavirus at disproportionately high rates.