Category : Black Local and National News

- 11 months ago

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL LAUNCHES CORONAVIRUS HATE CRIMES HOTLINE

[Coronavirus Hate Crimes] In the last week alone, there have been numerous reports in New York of Asian Americans being harassed or physically assaulted as a result of this pandemic. Photo: YouTube Tags:& Coronavirus Hate CrimesAnti-Asian XenophobiaA...

- 11 months ago

Entertainment Industry Hit Hard by Coronavirus Impact

By Tribune Staff The commercial impact of the numerous production changes and cancellations caused by the coronavirus/COVID-19 global pandemc is now starting to be assessed and felt. A widespread Hollywood Reporter story released Monday estimates tha...

- 11 months ago

Dallas changes criteria for COVID-19 testing

This week, the two COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas updated the criteria and lifting the age restriction to test more North Texans. Criteria for testing sites are as follows: Shortness of breath Cough Must show a temperature of 99.6 or higher The sit...

- 11 months ago

Will County Coronavirus cases climb to 26

The Will County Health Department is reporting that as of the start of this week, 26 Will County residents have tested positive for Coronavirus. Of those 26, 10 are male and 16 are female, with an age range of 20s to 70s, from more than a dozen comm...

- 11 months ago

It is time to empty the prisons

by Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio I have never agreed with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Officers Association before, but now, on this issue, I bet we can all agree: It is time to empty the prisons. The stakes could not be hig...

- 11 months ago

Dallas County under Shelter in Place order because of COVID-19

Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins this evening has issued a Shelter in Place requirement for residents. One of the key reasons cited is the need to avoid running out hospital beds in the county. Also, confirmed cases doubled on Sunday. Shelter...

- 11 months ago

Pritzker issues mandatory stay-at-home order for all of Illinois

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday afternoon issued a mandatory statewide stay-at-home order for all residents to begin at 5 p.m. Sautrday and run through April 7. Before making the announcement about the stay at home order, Pritzker said a fifth...

- 11 months ago

Will County Coronavirus cases on the rise

Illinois had a total of 1,049 positive confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, and nine confirmed deaths as of Sunday evening, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health's website. A previous report from a Will County Health Department officia...

- 11 months ago

Coronavirus Here Not as Bad as in New York City

Mayor John Cooper announcing the formation of Metro’s Coronavirus task Force March 13. He named Dr. Alex Jahangir Task Force Chair. NASHVILLE, TN – Mayor John Cooper announced a citywide 14-day quarantine Sunday telling residents to stay at home and...