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What About Our Children?

Historically, our communities have been reluctant to accept the existence of mental health problems – ignoring rather than addressing them. If healing is our true purpose, we must first acknowledge the full scope of the issues – general and individual–which confront the target of our concern.

Nation’s Largest Subprime Auto Financing Company To Pay Up To $6.4M To Washingtonians

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that...

Old, Sick And Incarcerated

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Contributor Julianne Malveaux There were 4623 incarcerated people over 65 in...

Seattle Medium Launches COVID-19 Local News Fund

In an effort to remain viable and continue providing the African American, underserved, minority and other disenfranchised...

Implicit Bias A Driver of COVID-19 Among African-Americans

By Khalil Abdullah Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Ethnic Media Services (Trice Edney Wire) - Dr. Melva Thompson-Robinson knows the data on the...

Malik Yusef Raised More Than $10,000 To Help Slow COVID-19 Behind Bars

By Benjamin Minick Zenger News The sweeping coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on people from all walks of life. While many are at home practicing...

Inslee Announces Statewide Contact Tracing Initiative

On Tues., Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee announced the launch of a statewide contact tracing plan that will allow more businesses to open and...

Drop In Vaccinations Leave Children Vulnerable To Other Diseases

Immunization rates among children appear to be dropping during the COVID-19 pandemic. This leaves children and communities at risk. Providers in Washington’s Childhood Vaccine Program...

Census Bureau To Deliver 2020 Census Questionnaires In Puget Sound

The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin to drop off 2020 Census questionnaire packets at front...

Valeisha Butterfield Jones Named As Recording Academy’s First Diversity & Inclusion Officer

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Valeisha Butterfield Jones, a leader, a global influencer, and culture shifter who co-founded the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network...

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Labor Secretary On Unemployment Numbers: We’re Still Recovering

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh speaks to CNN's Poppy Harlow about unemployment numbers across the country and what he thinks could be contributing to these numbers.

Liz Cambage Criticizes Lack Of Diversity In Australian Olympic Team’s Photos

Cambage, who helped Australia win bronze at the 2012 Olympics and also competed at the 2016 Games, criticized the images in a series of posts on Instagram using the hashtag #whitewashedaustralia .

‘A Comeback For Travel’: Summer Vacations Expected To Boom

U.S. travel experts think that the summer of 2021 could be close to travel levels before the pandemic. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Tiffany Haddish Offers Advice For Those Looking To Break Into Comedy

In a recent interview with CNN the comedian turned actress gave some advice for anyone looking to break into comedy.

Keith A. Perry Named The New Executive Director Of The National Dental Association

“We’re very excited to have him aboard, said NDA Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S.” “Keith is a talented, nationally recognized association executive with over 30 years of highly relevant leadership experience in the political, governmental, nonprofit and association sectors.”