By Barbara Feder Ostrov, KHN News Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African-Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open enrollment period.
By Courtne Dixon, Howard University News Service The Black Lives Matter movement, who many have embraced and others have claimed is anti-police, received an endorsement from the nation’s highest law enforcement officer, President Barack [...]
Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic candidate for president, shocked people when he noted that 51 percent of African-Americans aged 17 through 20 who have graduated high school or dropped out of high school are [...]
City Attorney Barbara J. Parker filed a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo recently to recover damages caused by the Well Fargo’s Banks widespread predatory and discriminatory lending practices.
In a Sunday speech on racial inequality, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for broad reform of police and compared today’s Black Lives Matter movement to the Civil Rights movement that won the right to vote [...]
The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust has released “The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America,” an official Congressional analysis of the state of African American health in the U.S. that offers a blueprint [...]
By Yael Levin, UCLA BRITE Center Studies show that racial and ethnic minorities in the United States often experience more sleep problems compared to whites, which poses a risk especially for individuals over [...]
By Jerri Lange When a young white man entered a Black church in South Carolina and massacred nine people who were worshipping God, America was shaken to its core.
Last month at the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, a historically Black college, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly about the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome continuing discrimination by staying [...]
Oakland is internationally recognized for supporting humanitarian causes and opposing police brutality. The city continues to be on the forefront through hip hop artists who are influenced by the area’s rich political history and the [...]