COVID-19

Kyrie Irving Says COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Was Among ‘Biggest Violations’ Of Human Rights Ever

09/22/2022

Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic

In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
09/20/2022

OPINION: Are Pulse Oximeters Ultimately Harmful To Black Medical Patients?

The devices were thought of as a useful tool during the pandemic, but their limitations can be harmful for patients of color.
08/23/2022

COVID-19 Killed Rural Black, Latino Victims At Much Higher Rates Than Whites, Research Shows

Many living in poor rural communities lack access to healthcare facilities and information, researchers say.
07/29/2022

White House Issues Warning On Spread Of New COVID-19 Variant

Getting vaccinated ‘could save your life,’ administration official says as health officials try to combat subvariant Omicron BA.5
07/13/2022

Study: Black, Hispanic Americans More Likely To View COVID-19 Masks As Essential

Blacks and Latinos have died from the virus at disproportionately higher rates than other communities.
07/08/2022

BET, 125th Street BID And The Apollo Theater Donates $100,000 To Recipients Of Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Initiative

Each of the 10 Harlem-based, Black, small businesses have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/13/2022

Oprah Winfrey Reveals Why She Stayed Locked Away In Her Home For 322 Days

The TV legend and entrepreneur admitted while discussing her new documentary "The Color of Care" that a fear of COVID caused her to isolate for nearly a year.
04/30/2022

‘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.
04/28/2022

DJ Kay Slay Dies After COVID-19 Related Complications At 55

The hip hop legend passed away on Easter Sunday.
04/18/2022