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Food Deserts are The Truth

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The shelves of this Philadelphia food market say it all. Where will the neighbors buy food?

‘It’s a very long game’: Brown Family Celebrates 25 years as Napa Valley’s only...

Two doctors shopped for a summer home 40 years ago. Now their children oversee more than 20 employees at the family’s vineyard and winery. By Dan Holly, Urban News Service A Division of Zenger News  When Bassett and Marcela Brown went...

BCPS Students Select Dundalk High Junior for Student Member of the Board of Education

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BCPS Students Select Dundalk High Junior for Student Member of the Board of Education Joshua Muhumuza’s name to be forwarded to Gov. Larry Hogan for appointment TOWSON, MD. – Students from across Baltimore County have selected Dundalk High School junior Joshua...

Christian Villagers With Shotguns Capture Islamic Radicals in Nigeria’s Badlands

A small village’s neighborhood watchmen captured raiders from gang wielding AK-47s and machetes, but not before two civilians paid a price for being Christian. By Lawrence Zongo , Urban News Service A Division of Zenger News MATSIRGA, NIGERIA—The five men with machetes...

Mayor’s Top Aide Dies of COVID-19

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] According to the D.C. Health Statistics Summary, 401 District of Columbia residents have tested positive for COVID-19, 106 people have recovered and nine patients have died. One of the local decedents from the deadly disease...

FAMU Names New Law School Dean

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FAMU NAMES KELLER AS NEW COLLEGE OF LAW DEAN TALLAHASSEE– Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named Deidré Keller, J.D., associate dean of the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, as the new dean of the College...

Maryland Legal Aid Continues to Provide Critical Legal Assistance to State’s Most Vulnerable During...

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Maryland Legal Aid Continues to Provide Critical Legal Assistance to State's Most Vulnerable During Coronavirus Pandemic BALTIMORE, Md., (March 30, 2020) - Despite a number of statewide closures and suspensions of services reported throughout Maryland, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19),...

Op-ed: ICYMI: The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Fueling Fear and Hate Across America

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By DeShawn Blanding and Danyelle Solomon Asian Americans are facing physical and economic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the first report of COVID-19 on American soil, Asian Americans, especially Chinese Americans, have endured physical and economic abuse at the hands...

NewsVision Special Report From HUNS: COVID-19’s Impact in Communities Across the Country

By Howard University News Service (HUNS) Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country-- from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic,...

House Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Deal

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The $2 trillion stimulus deal reached earlier by the Senate, was finally passed by the House on Friday, March 27. President Trump is expected to immediately sign the massive legislation that promises to...

Joint Statement on Keeping Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Accessible | National Recreation and...

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More than 1,000* groups nationwide support safe use of parks during COVID-19 outbreak The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and open spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. As...

Congressional Black Caucus Focuses on Economic Recovery of African Americans in COVID-19 Crisis

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor The coronavirus health crisis that hit America in the middle of March has compelled Governors to shut down states, requested citizens to stay in their homes and moved Congress to pass an unprecedented...

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