Juneteenth Is Celebrated for the First Time as a Federal Holiday With George Floyd Statue Being Unveiled in New York by His Brother and a March From Ebenezer Baptist Church, Where Martin Luther King Jr. Preached

Senator Chuck Schumer and mayoral candidate Eric Adams have joined New Yorkers in a Brooklyn march Saturday while Tulsa residents have come together for community yoga as Juneteenth was celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time in US history. Americans nationwide commemorated the official end of slavery in the US with a series... Continue Reading →

Standing Between the Living and the Dead Memorial Prayer Devotional Service for Coronavirus Victims and Their Families #399 with Daniel Whyte III

Gospel Light Society Podcasts · Standing Between the Living & Dead Memorial Prayer Devotional Service for Coronavirus Victims #399 THERE IS MORE SAID IN THE PODCAST AUDIO THAN IN THE NOTES BELOW Numbers 16:41-50 41 But on the morrow all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, saying, Ye... Continue Reading →

Research Finds Black Americans Earn 30% Less Than White Americans and Black Households Have One-Eighth Net Worth of White Households

The economic status of Black Americans remains far behind their white counterparts in terms of income, net worth, home ownership, stock ownership, business entrepreneurship and other metrics, according to a new report from research and consulting firm, McKinsey Global Institute. KEY FACTS Black workers in the U.S. earn on average, 30%, or $10,000, less than white workers,... Continue Reading →

Four Teens Charged for Racial Harassment of Black Student at Michigan’s Hartland High School

Four Livingston County teens have been charged following allegations of racial harassment against a former Hartland High School student, who is Black. The Hartland Consolidated School District announced an investigation in early March after Tatayana Vanderlaan said she was harassed by her fellow students because she is Black. The Hartland senior posted on her Facebook... Continue Reading →

Killer Mike Says We Must Support Black-Owned Businesses to Advance the Black Community

As part of Yahoo’s "Juneteenth: Soul of America" special, Marquise Francis of Yahoo News sat down with rapper, businessman, and activist Michael Render, better known by his stage name Killer Mike. The conversation centered around the history and significance of Juneteenth, supporting Black candidates and businesses, and the importance of knowing your roots. “I’m proud... Continue Reading →

Better Prostate Cancer Screening Could Improve Outcomes for Younger African American Men

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and early prostate cancer detection may improve outcomes in younger African American men, according to findings presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The guidelines for age to start screenings vary by organization. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that screening starts at age... Continue Reading →

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