University of Maryland Stabbing Death Investigated as Hate Crime

Ebony, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2017

22-year-old Christopher Urbanski has been charged with first-degree murder in the attack and is reportedly being held without bond.

 

The Real Financial Costs of Caregiving

 

Minneapolis Star Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Katy Read , Posted: May 18, 2017

Minnesotans who provide caregiving for loved ones may face real financial hardships of their own. Also, a new report hits California care facilities on worker abuse.

Miss USA Clarifies Controversial Health Care Comments: 'I Am Privileged to Have Health Care and I Do Believe That It Should Be a Right'

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: May 16, 2017

Despite the uproar, Miss USA is looking forward to her yearlong reign, setting her sights on advocating for STEM.

 

Dementia, Poverty & Homelessness Intersect Leaving Black Elders’ Needs Unmet

 

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Charlene Muhammad , Posted: May 12, 2017

Especially for black families, an elder’s dementia can run into the high costs of care leaving many in poverty and even homeless.

 

A Black Father and Son at the Intersection of Dementia, Poverty and Homelessness

 

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: May 11, 2017

A USC expert on African American aging, Bryan Gaines got an unexpected master course in family caregiving when he had to help his estranged father, who had Alzheimer’s.

 

Bill Seeks to Improve Treatment, Conditions in CA Dialysis Clinics

 

New America Media, News Report, Text: George White / Video: Veronica Caro and Mariah Smith, Posted: May 09, 2017

Supporters of the bill say that poor working conditions create a safety risk for the thousands of Californians being treated for end-stage kidney failure.

Black Journalists Launch Program to Improve the Image of Black Men

 

North Star News Today, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2017

The initiative follows a similar effort by the Ford Motor Company Fund, a unit of Ford Motor Co., the nation’s second-largest automobile manufacturer.

Police Officer Roy Oliver Fired for Fatally Shooting 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2017

The officers who extended this nightmare for those children ought to be properly reprimanded as well.

New Orleans Begins Removing Racist Confederate Monuments

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: May 01, 2017

At a press conference the morning after the first monument, the Battle of Liberty Place Memorial, was removed, the Mayor stated that the other monuments would be removed, "sooner rather than later."

 

San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting

 

California Health Report, News Report, Marty Graham, Posted: Apr 26, 2017

A family health center in San Diego has been awarded a $1 million grant to turn its large African community away from female genital cutting, while developing culturally competent medical care for women who have been cut.

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