Running Out: Can Fast Food Favorites Beat Supply Shortages?

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag(‘js’, new Date()); gtag(‘config’, ‘UA-160618588-3’); By Alyssa Rinelli Things are running out of stock seemingly everywhere. Even fast food companies are facing increased pressure due to shortages of key supplies. McDonald’s pulled milkshakes for several weeks this summer from its 1,250 stores in the U.K. because a shortage

IN MEMORIAM: Colin Powell Dies at 84

 By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia       Colin Powell has died from complications of Covid-19, his family members have confirmed. The first Black US secretary of state was 84. “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from

COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Targeting Black Communities Feeds Off Real Anxieties, According To New Report

In a Twitter thread, journalist Jacquelyn Mason explained that the major narratives observed were also put in the context of broader political conversations.  Written By Anoa Changa (Source NewsOne):       A new report from First Draft News illustrates the depth of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation targeting Black communities. In a Twitter thread, journalist Jacquelyn Mason explained that the

A Wearable That Soothes And Heals At Home

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag(‘js’, new Date()); gtag(‘config’, ‘UA-160618588-3’); By Abigail Klein Leichman Healables, a startup developing home-based “electroceutical” treatment for pain and inflammation, is designed for a variety of conditions using a programmed app. It is a “remote treatment of sports injuries, chronic illness and chronic pain,” the startup’s website says. The device

The Peculiarly Silent Pandemic of Gun Violence in the Black Community

By Fatimah Loren Dreier In his recent book, A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America, Elliot Currie highlights the disproportionate impact community violence has on the African American community. Shockingly, according to Currie, from the years 2000-2018 over 162,000 African Americans died violent deaths. Of that total, 139,000 were Black men

Despite Misinformation and Distractions, Biden-Harris Accomplishing Black Agenda

ON THE WEB  NEWSWIRE — During an exclusive interview with the National Newspaper Publishers Association, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, Cedric Richmond, says that the deliberate misinformation published by news outlets and posted on social media is meant to undermine the President and Democrats. Notably,

TSU President Glenda Glover testifies at historic congressional hearing, asks lawmakers to continue supporting HBCUs  

By Rosetta Perry NASHVILLE, TENN. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover recently testified at a virtual congressional hearing about the importance of historically Black colleges and universities and urged lawmakers to continue supporting them. The hearing on Oct. 6 before the House Committee on Education and Labor examined the essential contributions