Pandemic

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The nonprofit Hit the Books is empowering Harlem youth through education and mixed martial arts.

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network provided hundreds of Harlem residents with free meals and COVID-19 testing on Christmas.

During a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson suggested gargling mouthwash as a viable treatment for COVID-19 saying, “Standard gargle, mouthwash, has been proven to kill the coronavirus.”

Viral video shows a white anti-masker telling a Black woman, "As a Black person, you should be ashamed!" after she's refused service for refusing to wear a mask at a Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles location in Anaheim, California.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced Dr. Joseph Ladapo, a Nigerian-born, Harvard-trained UCLA researcher who opposes mask and vaccine mandates, as Florida's new surgeon general.

Our prayers are currently with media maven Wendy Williams as she simultaneously battles COVID-19 while also getting her mental health in order after being admitted into a NYC hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

Medical experts say that while cases of the mu variant of the coronavirus are rare, it is still a cause for concern.

As music festivals, concerts and other large gatherings planned for the fall begin to get canceled over concerns of the COVID-19 delta variant spreading, the infamous FreakNik event is still expected to go on as scheduled in Atlanta.

Recognition of the need for pay equity must consider the economic conditions within which Black women exist, addressing persisting disparities in pay and devaluation of jobs commonly held by Black women.

It may feel as though COVID-19 restrictions are slowly being lifted across the nation, but the rise of new variants continues to climb and present great challenges for getting the pandemic under control.

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith says people shouldn't gamble with Covid-19 or their lives, reminding communities that vaccination remains the best protection as the pandemic continues.