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As the murmurs grew into widespread panic and each state recorded its first coronavirus cases, Jason Lee’s phone began ringing. The CEO of Lee Building Maintenance, a commercial cleaning company in Frederick, Maryland that employs over 100 people, was asked...
Lyft has joined forces with the NAACP, the National Action Network, National Urban League and other Black, Latino and Asian organizations to ensure communities of color are getting to and from essential places during the coronavirus outbreak.
California Sen. Kamala Harris was appalled at the Wisconsin primary last week. People waited in lines city-blocks long to cast their vote, defying warnings by public health experts.
Singer R. Kelly will wait behind bars even longer as his sex-trafficking and racketeering trial in New York has been postponed until the end of September.
Some people have taken their hate of Oprah Winfrey to a new level and are now blaming the media mogul for recent comments made by Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz.
Beyoncé surprised Disney fans and members of the Beyhive when she sang her heart out on ABC’s Thursday night special, Disney Family Singalong.
When Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman took to Instagram recently, fans commented on his gaunt appearance. READ MORE: Chadwick Boseman cast to play African samurai in film, ‘Yasuke’ Boseman went on Instagram to promote his new Operation 42 film, inspired by baseball legend, Jackie Robinson, and also to...
Reports say that patients participating in the clinical trial of the drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19 are able to leave the hospital days after treatment.
Harvey Zeigler, 100, is the grandson of a man who escaped slavery in Orangeburg, South Carolina in the 1850s through the Underground Railroad. 
A scientist in Nashville’s Meharry Medical College, an HBCU, says he is two weeks away from testing an anti-virus to combat COVID-19.
Fox News filed a motion in court on Tuesday requesting that a Washington state judge throw out a lawsuit that accuses the network of spreading fake news about the coronavirus and posing a threat to public health.
Tennis phenom Coco Gauff rose to tennis stardom in 2019 with impressive showings at Wimbledon and the US Open when she was just 15.
Michael Che, 36, is paying rent for 160 apartments in the same New York City public housing development where his late grandmother lived. Che’s grandmother, Martha, passed away due to complications from COVID-19.
PNC Bank customers are up in arms after they ran into technical difficulties while trying to check their accounts yesterday for their federal stimulus checks.
Tarvaris Jackson’s funeral will be held on Saturday in Alabama, but because of COVID-19 social distancing orders, only 10 people will be allowed at one time inside the church.
A TV news van carrying a pregnant, Atlanta TV journalist was carjacked early Tuesday morning by another pregnant woman, while the journalist was still inside the van.
Six years later, President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has been trying to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok girls, deploying stealth measures through backdoor routes.
Black NCAA players who have Black head coaches fared better. For Black male players, the rate went up from 79 percent last year to 80 percent this year.
Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is so angry with NASCAR driver Kyle Larson for uttering a racial slur that he wants to fight him in a live UFC event.
A Florida police chief has been put on paid administrative leave for linking the COVID-19-related death of Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Shannon Bennett to his homosexuality.