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In Letter to Congress: Black Wealth 2020 Sends Plea for Unity in Pandemic Relief

By Hazel Trice Edney Black-Owned Businesses Got Little Relief Under PPP (TriceEdneyWire.com) - As the U. S. House of Representatives awaits the political fate of another multi-trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill, called the "Heroes Act", Black Wealth 2020 (BW2020), a national...

Thursday, May 28th Webinar: Accelerating Efforts to Address the Prostate Cancer Racial Disparity

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Accelerating Efforts to Address the Prostate Cancer Racial Disparity With Church Partners A panel discussion outlining strategies to accelerate support for African American communities in the fight against prostate cancer during and beyond COVID-19.

Four Minneapolis Officers Fired After Death Of George Floyd

By AMY FORLITI and JEFF BAENEN, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed...

Deadlocked Congress Shifts Virus Focus To Small Business Aid

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops...

Worker Shortage Concerns Loom In Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

By STEPHEN GROVES and SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Martha Kebede’s adult sons immigrated from Ethiopia and reunited with her in South Dakota this year, they had few work opportunities. Lacking English skills, the brothers took...

Bethlehem Nativity Church Reopens After Coronavirus Closure

By The Associated Press BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Bethlehem's storied Church of the Nativity reopened to visitors on Tuesday, after a nearly three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The church, built over the spot where Christians believe Jesus was...

Bell Rings But Trading Floor Chaos Subdued As NYSE Reopens

By MATT OTT, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened for the first time in two months with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ringing the iconic bell, but the controlled...

Stocks Rise On Wall Street, But US Braces For 100,000 Deaths

By MATT OTT, TED SHAFFREY and LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over two months ago, climbing on optimism...

Creating Emotional and Financial Wellness for Trauma Affected Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

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On May 30, from 11am-2pm Heal-A-Preneur will host a virtual summit to include: a panel of entrepreneurs affected by trauma, access to community sponsors who provide coping/healing techniques and alternatives for trauma affected persons, breakout sessions with co-founders...

Coppin State University’s New President Starts Today

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Coppin State University’s New President Starts May 26 BALTIMORE --  A new era for Coppin State University (CSU) begins on May 26 with the start of President Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins. President Jenkins comes to CSU from West Virginia State University, a historically black...

Nation’s Smallest Small Businesses Get Left Behind During COVID-19

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The 18th U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic...

By BlackPressUSA PULL QUOTE: NNPA NEWSWIRE — “I am honored to collaborate with the NNPA on behalf of the American Heart Association to share facts and insights to support the health news and resources shared directly with African American communities,”...

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