The prospects of "Citi Bike Karen" Sarah Jane Comrie, a physician assistant, treating Black patients places a spotlight on implicit bias and discrimination in health care against Black people, in particular.

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Dr. Joyce Yerwood—the first Black woman physician in Fairfield County—will have a street named in her honor.

Former Walmart president, Marc Lore, is attempting to create the unthinkable – a Utopian city in the middle of the American desert. The Billionaire is currently spearheading the conceptual and financial building blocks for Telosa. Read more details inside.

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Olympian Simone Biles is teaming up with the digital platform Cerebral to make mental health care accessible within underserved communities.

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Rapper Rick Ross has teamed up with JetDoc for the creation of an initiative that will provide free doctor visits for Georgia residents.

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Rapstress Megan Thee Stallion helped gift a frontline nurse with $50,000.

The Black Ballot

NewsOne's The Black Ballot panel discussion returned with a lineup of public health professionals to break down what's at stake when it comes to health care and the upcoming election.

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Howard University has opened a free COVID-19 testing site to eliminate the socio-economic barriers to adequate health care.

Nation

The U.S. health care system still denies black patients the kinds of interventions that white patients often take for granted, contributing to more painful, horrific deaths of Black patients and compounding the grief of their loved ones.

A federal appeals court upheld an Ohio law that strips Planned Parenthood of government funding.

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Atlanta psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris will become the first Black woman to be president of the American Medical Association.

World

The Morehouse School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College in Tennessee, and the University of Zambia have joined forces to further disease prevention research.