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Urgent Call: Establish Federal Office of Men’s Health

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By Men’s Health Network Nearly every person in America is affected in one way or another by the COVID-19 pandemic. However men and women in some minority groups are dying at the highest rates. In the U.S., males are almost...

Commentary on Ahmaud Arbery: ‘We’re Under Attack,’ Armor of God

By Rev. George C. Gilbert Jr. Rev. George C. Gilbert Jr. is the Assistant to the Pastor and Director of the Music Ministry at Holy Trinity United Baptist Church in Northeast, D.C. and a member of the Social Justice Commission...

The Well: Understanding the Power of Gratitude

By Andi Pyatt “The Well” is a recurring column to remind us of the power we possess in mind, body and spirit. Managing our anxiety has become a full time job in this Covid-19 existence. Every day, hour, minute, and second...

OP-ED: A Warning to Joe Biden and the Democratic Party About Black Voters

By Quardricos Bernard Driskell There is one profound truth this coming November - the Democratic Party knows it needs the support of black voters to win the 2020 presidential election.  Fortunately for Democrats, black voters have been consistently loyal to the...

OP-ED: Joe Biden Attacks Freethinking Black Americans while President Trump Empowers Them

EXCLUSIVE to BlackPressUSA By Paris Dennard, Senior Communications Advisor for Black Media Affairs at the Republican National Committee A bigot is defined as “a person who is intolerant toward those holding different opinions.” By that definition, Former Vice President Joe Biden...

Forced into the Future

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By Jessica Dortch  The year 2020 will always be remembered for the rise of COVID-19. Many people had big plans for the new year and decade, including myself, that all came to a screeching halt by mid-March. Events were postponed...

Ethical and Moral Electoral Hypocrisy

By Kevin Slayton There is this long standing double standard when it comes to political ethics and morality in terms of its racial lens. I would argue that since the colonizers shared the biblical teachings of their own interpretations with...

Faith in the Midst of COVID-19

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. The deadly destruction wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the harsh inequities in American society, ravaging Black America and other communities of color, as well as individuals who were on the social...

$3 Trillion HEROES Act Promises More Relief For Consumers and Businesses

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By Charlene Crowell Will the U.S. Senate act swiftly on the new legislative plan? As the nation’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) tracks the spread of COVID-19, by mid-May, at least 1.6 million infections and over 92,000 deaths occurred. This data...

Op-Ed: A Hard ‘No’ to a Soft Opening

By Del. Melissa Wells Special to AFRO The time to develop a new model for business and safe delivery of services is now. The governor has received considerable pressure to move as quickly as possible to open Maryland for business as usual....

The Light of Inequity Shines Brightly for Blacks

By Dr. Howard Fuller and Shannon Williams He has traveled the world advocating for Black people. From the communities inhabited by poor  Black people in Durham, North Carolina to the bush of Mozambique, and throughout his beloved city of Milwaukee....

Commentary: The Ahmaud Arbery Case and True Justice in Georgia

By Roger House, Special to the AFRO The murder of Ahmaud Arbery by white vigilantes in Brunswick, Georgia, has struck a nerve in communities across the nation. Moreover, the incident has raised concerns over issues of race, justice, and political...

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