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by BA - 11 months ago

Barbados Takes Steps To Secure COVID-19 Vaccine

Barbados GIS – PAHO/WHO Representative to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Dr. Yitades Gebre, today revealed that “Barbados is one of the first countries to take action and deposit funds for the procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine”. And, Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel J...

by BA - 11 months ago

Bus Drivers Strike Over COVID-19 Protocols

Vieux Fort bus drivers made good Monday on a promise to go on strike over existing COVID-19 protocols for the public transport sector. And Gros Islet bus drivers have joined the strike. “We are standing in solidarity with our fellow bus drivers from Vieux Fort,” the President of the Gros Islet Minib...

by BA - 11 months ago

Two African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Robin R. Means Coleman was named the inaugural Ida B. Wells and Ferdinand Barnett Professor in the department of communication studies in the School of Communication at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She will also serve as vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclus...

by BA - 11 months ago

The Abolition Movement

vanityfair.com - Law enforcement has always been based on violence and corruption. This is how to change it.Tweeted by @MPD_150 https://twitter.com/MPD_150/status/1335974636446765060

by BA - 11 months ago

NAACP: Georgia Runoffs Will Determine Direction of Country

Photo: YouTube Last night Rev. Raphael Warnock and Senator Kelly Loeffler debated for one of the two Georgia runoff seats that will determine who controls the U.S. Senate. NAACP President Derrick Johnson released the following statement on last night's debate.Tags:& Rev. Raphael WarnockSenator Kelly...

by BA - 11 months ago

Giuliani hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and the face of his longshot legal challenges to overturn the presidential election results, has been hospitalized after testing positive for Covid-19. The 76-year-old former New York mayor was admitted to Georgetown University Hospital...

by BA - 11 months ago

Scaring Ourselves to Death

aier.org - "People thinking that, regardless of age, they are liable to die if they get Covid, leads to panic if they become ill or get a positive test. In turn, panic likely leads to some unnecessary Covid dea…Tweeted by @CountryGardener https://twitter.com/CountryGardener/status/133595853615787622...

by BA - 11 months ago

Assemblymember David Weprin Announces Run for New York City Comptroller

Photo: Twitter Democratic Queens Assemblyman David Weprin, citing the need to protect hardworking New Yorkers as the City stares down years of economic recovery due to the pandemic, today announced he is officially running for NYC Comptroller in 2021. Tags:& Queens Assemblyman David WeprinNYC Comptr...

by BA - 11 months ago

A Tribute To Dr. June Baynes

Press Release:–  It is with great sadness the St. Lucia Chapter of Caribbean College of Family Physicians learns of the passing of Dr. June Baynes on Friday 4th December 2020 after a prolonged illness. Dr. Baynes was one of the founding members of the CCFP St. Lucia and provided critical suppo...