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  • Baker announces he won’t run for reelection
    Governor Charlie Baker announced today that he will not be seeking a third term, guaranteeing new leadership for the commonwealth in 2022. In a letter to the public on behalf of himself and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, who announced she would join Baker in sitting out the upcoming election, Baker said the decision not to […] The post Baker announces... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Advocates call for rights for the homeless
    In the November chill, members of the Union of the Homeless and other groups gathered outside of City Hall Nov. 17 to launch what they are calling their winter offensive, a series of events to advocate for more solutions to the crises at the area near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. The post Advocates call for rights for the... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • COVID casts a light on health disparities
    It took a personal health scare to get Thaddeus Miles into running. His longtime job as director of safety for MassHousing brought plenty of stress. One day in 2010, after attending a funeral, Miles headed to the gym. While bench pressing, he suddenly felt he was about to pass out. When the EMTs arrived, his blood pressure was 220/180; at... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Finding a way into peoples’ heARTs
    Dr. Daniel Chonde has spent the  last year working to make Mass General Hospital’s spaces less cold and less white. As the executive director of “The Peoples’ heART” (Health Equity x Art) program, he brings local artists into the hospital to replace the typical corporate abstracts and landscapes with vibrant, inclusive art pieces. The post Finding a way into peoples’... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • In the news: Derrick Neal
    Derrick Neal, a health administrator with extensive experience in public health and municipal government, has been named the new chief public health officer for the City of Cambridge. The post In the news: Derrick Neal appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • A musical rebirth from Silkroad Ensemble
    The Silkroad Ensemble, led from 1998 to 2017 by its founder, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, staged its post-pandemic rebirth Friday night with a sold-out concert at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square. The post A musical rebirth from Silkroad Ensemble appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31

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  • Stacey Abrams announces a second run for Georgia governor in 2022
    Stacey Abrams, the former minority leader in the Georgia House of Representatives and the first Black woman to be on the major-party ticket in a U.S. gubernatorial race, announced her second bid to become Georgia’s governor on Wednesday. The announcement sets her up for  a potential 2022 rematch against Gov. Brian Kemp, who defeated her […] The post Stacey Abrams... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Super PAC focused on LGBTQ+ women adds a trans board member as spotlight grows on transgender issues
    Charlotte Clymer, LGBTQ+ activist and former rapid response Human Rights Campaign press secretary, will be the first transgender person to join the board of the Lesbian Super PAC (LPAC), executive director Lisa Turner told The 19th.  LPAC, a hybrid PAC/super PAC that can fundraise directly for candidates and accept unlimited contributions for ads or other […] The post Super PAC... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Supreme Court indicates it could eliminate a core element of Roe v. Wade
    In what may be the biggest challenge to abortion rights since 1973, the Supreme Court appeared starkly divided on whether to uphold the protections guaranteed by Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that enshrined the right to an abortion.  But during oral arguments Wednesday, a majority of justices seemed likely to emerge in favor of […] The post Supreme Court... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Abortion in America: a visual timeline
    This project is a collaboration between The Guardian and The 19th. The landmark 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade guaranteed the right to an abortion in the United States. Now, nearly five decades later, that right is under threat as the court prepares to hear oral arguments in a new case, Dobbs v. Jackson […] The post Abortion in... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-12-01
  • What ‘pro-life feminists’ are arguing in the Mississippi abortion case
    When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Wednesday in a case challenging Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, attorneys representing Jackson Women’s Health Organization are expected to argue that abortion access is an enshrined legal right in part because it is essential for gender equality. But there’s a movement of self-described feminists who believe the […] The post What ‘pro-life... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-11-30
  • Behind the Asterisk: Growing The 19th with intention
    As part of our Fall Member Drive, we’re sharing a portion of The Asterisk, our monthly members-only newsletter, with all 19th readers. In each edition, we go Behind the Asterisk with a 19th team member to give our members an exclusive look inside The 19th. This month, we go Behind the Asterisk with Jayo Miko Macasaquit, […] The post Behind the... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-11-30

  • Stacey Abrams Is Running for Governor of Georgia
    It’s official: Stacey Abrams has her eyes on the Georgia governor’s mansion.Abrams announced in a video posted to her Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon that she plans to be on the ballot to be the Democratic Party’s nominee to try to unseat Republican incumbent Brian Kemp in next year’s race.Read more...... Read more
    Source: The Root Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Chris Cuomo Suspended From CNN Indefinitely
    Chris Cuomo, who is the host of his daily weeknight show Cuomo Prime Time, has been suspended from CNN indefinitely, according to The Hill. This news comes as a result of him being involved in the harassment case of his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  RELATED: ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Women Transcripts and exhibits […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Legendary Music Exec Clarence Avant, Killed During Home Invasion Robbery
    Jacqueline Avant, the prominent longtime philanthropist and wife of iconic music producer Clarence Avant, died on Wednesday, following a home invasion robbery.Read more...... Read more
    Source: The Root Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Notable Anti-Vaxxers Who Have Died From COVID-19
    Here is a list of famous anti-vaxxers who have died from COVID-19.... Read more
    Source: News One Published on: 2021-12-01
  • AOC slams Rep. McCarthy as leader of ‘Ku Klux Klan Caucus’
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Wednesday accused House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of turning a blind eye to the “violent The post AOC slams Rep. McCarthy as leader of ‘Ku Klux Klan Caucus’ appeared first on TheGrio.... Read more
    Source: The Grio Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Baker announces he won’t run for reelection
    Governor Charlie Baker announced today that he will not be seeking a third term, guaranteeing new leadership for the commonwealth in 2022. In a letter to the public on behalf of himself and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, who announced she would join Baker in sitting out the upcoming election, Baker said the decision not to […] The post Baker announces... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31

  • Site Update 1130v1.0
    Image preview from our Black Boston souvenir library, "Army of the James" draft on Theater things to do, places to go The post Site Update 1130v1.0 appeared first on Black Boston Massachusetts.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-12-01
  • We’re giving away passes to an exciting movie titled National Champions starring UZO ADUBA.
    `Synopsis: The movie NATIONAL CHAMPIONS follows a star college quarterback who ignites a players’ strike 72 hours before the biggest game of the year to fight for fair compensation, equality, and respect for the athletes who put their bodies and health on the line for their schools. To celebrate the release, BlackBoston.com is offering 20 […] The post We’re giving... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-11-29
  • Introducing Drift for Black-owned businesses.
    Work smarter not harder in your business with DRIFT, an effective engagement generation tool for websites.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-11-26

  • Chris Cuomo Suspended From CNN Indefinitely
    Chris Cuomo, who is the host of his daily weeknight show Cuomo Prime Time, has been suspended from CNN indefinitely, according to The Hill. This news comes as a result of him being involved in the harassment case of his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  RELATED: ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Women Transcripts and exhibits […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Mike Tyson Introduces Cannabis Line for Emotional and Physical Relief
    Former heavyweight champion and boxing legend Mike Tyson is embarking on a new journey with the release of his cannabis line, Tyson 2.0, CNBC reported.   He created the line to help consumers find relief for emotional and physical distress.  “It’s really all about the love of the medicine,” Tyson said. “I put a great deal of time in agriculture and discovering the right strain.”   RELATED: […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Stacey Abrams Launches Second Bid to Become Georgia’s Governor
    Democrat Stacey Abrams is ready to enter the political arena yet again, announcing her bid to become Georgia’s governor.   RELATED: Stacey Abrams on Brian Kemp’s Criticism: ‘He Swung and Missed Again’  Abrams made the announcement Wednesday, saying, “I’m running for Governor because opportunity in our state shouldn’t be determined by zip code, background or access to […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • China Offers 600 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Doses to Africa
    China made an agreement to send 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa and they are trying to persuade companies to invest money into Africa over the next three years, President Xi Jinping announced Monday.   President Jinping made the promise in a speech during the opening ceremony of a China-Africa forum on economic cooperation.   RELATED: Omicron COVID-19 Variant Found in Europe Before Reaching South Africa President Jinping […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • First US Case of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Detected in California
    The first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been detected in California, a source confirmed to CNN.   The Omicron variant has been designated as a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization. Scientists in South Africa first identified it, but Dutch health officials said it was in Western Europe before reaching the African nation.   RELATED: Omicron COVID-19 […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01
  • Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Famed Music Exec Clarence Avant, Killed in Home Invasion
    Jacqueline Avant, 81 the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, was killed in a home invasion in the earlier today according to a report in TMZ.  In a report in Variety, the Beverly Hills Police Department has confirmed a shooting at that location resulted in a death early Wednesday morning around 2:30 am without reporting the name of the victim.  The report also details the Wednesday […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-12-01