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

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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,”...

Pandemic Halts Vaccination for Nearly 80 Million Children

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By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, according to a...

In Fight Against Virus, South Africa Expects a Long Wait

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By ANDREW MELDRUM, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With her winning smile and outgoing nature, Fino Dlamini was a natural to succeed in South Africa's booming tourism industry. Her bicycle tours of Soweto took visitors to historic sites, including the homes...

Census 2020: You Count, So Be in That Number

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By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Every 10 years every person in the United States and its territories must be counted; that’s the law. The counting has been done since the year 1790 or 24 times up to...

Stacey Abrams Endorses Candidates in 7 US Senate Contests

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By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Alongside discussions of her own national political ambitions, former Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams is wading into elections outside her home state, endorsing the campaigns of seven Democrats vying for U.S....

Couple Launch Black-Owned CBD Store

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COUPLE OPENS NEW BLACK, VETERAN-OWNED CBD STORE OFFERING NATURAL AND HOLISTIC PRODUCTS Richmond, VA (BlackNews.com) -- Radio show personalities Nikki "The Yin" and Antonio "The Yang" Carrington have launched their new company, Burning Bush Oils, and are already experiencing overwhelming...

Kid’s Books Help Explain Ahmaud Arbery Case

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FATHERHOOD ADVOCATE PENS CHILDREN'S BOOKS THAT HELP PARENTS DISCUSS AHMAUD ARBERY CASE Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Kenneth Braswell, Atlanta-based CEO of Fathers Incorporated, has authored two children's books, Daddy, There's a Noise Outside and Daddy Can I Cry? to specifically...

Black Real Estate Mogul Raising Funds For Healthcare Workers

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By BlackNews.com REAL ESTATE MOGUL LAUNCHES HOUSING ASSISTANCE FUNDRAISERS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS DURING THE PANDEMIC Fort Myers, FL (BlackNews.com) -- Tamairo Moutry, a successful real estate broker and the first Black woman to own four real estate companies in four different...

National Reconciliation Week: For Self & Family

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RECONCILING AND RESTORING FAMILIES IS FOCUS OF NEW VIRTUAL EVENT JUNE 10-17 Presented by Esther Productions, Inc and Young Parents Elevation Network (Washington, D.C.) – The novel coronavirus has helped amplify the importance of family around the world, including in American...

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Clarifies Message to Black America

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrown Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden clarified his message to Black America after the GOP, and others, seized on a remark he made in jest while wrapping up an interview with the...

Omar Describes Life as a Fearless Fighter in New Memoir

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By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented. Now, Omar is out with a new memoir that offers her own spin on her path...

Biden Says he was too ‘Cavalier’ About Black Voters’ Choices

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By BILL BARROW and KAT STAFFORD, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden says he "should not have been so cavalier" after he told a prominent Black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump "ain't Black." The presumptive...

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