HIV Infections Are Down, But The Racial Disparities Still Exist
The CDC found that only 11 percent of African Americans living with HIV have access to proper medication.
Suicide Significantly Rising Among Young Black People ‘In Crisis,’ Report Shows
The analysis of data over three years reveals a disturbing trend in our community.
Black People Are Getting Sicker And Being Hospitalized More Often Than Whites This Flu Season
The CDC warns that this season’s flu is making people sicker earlier in the year, and is landing Black people at a higher rate than whites.
CDC Director Slammed For Calling Tuskegee Study Victims’ Suffering A ‘Sacrifice’
The 40-year syphilis experiment by government doctors involved 600 Black men who unknowingly participated.
White House Monkeypox Response Team Pledges Support to LGBTQ Events
CDC numbers show the virus overwhelmingly affects gay and bisexual men, with Black and Latino men being disproportionally impacted.
CDC: Black Americans Had Highest Drug Overdose Death Rate At Start Of Pandemic
Systemic racism likely played a key role, researchers say.
President Biden Mourns 1 Million Americans Dead From Covid-19
The president is hosting an international Covid Summit at the White House to determine how nations should act to combat the years-long pandemic.
‘Give Your Community A Boost’: CDC Makes A Push To End COVID-19 And Get Us Back To A New Normal
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tools to help Black communities finally win the battle against the coronavirus.
Florida Surgeon General Rejects CDC Recommendations, Says Healthy Children Should Forgo COVID-19 Vaccination
The CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics disagree and maintain their recommendation that children older than 5 be vaccinated.
Black Girls and Women Killed At Rate of 4 Per Day In 2020 As Homicides Increased
Homicides of Black girls and women were the most increased.