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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden clarifies message to Black America

Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden clarified his message to Black America after the GOP, and others, seized on a remark he made in jest while wrapping up an interview with the famous Breakfast Club.

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is helping to bring New York State back

Rochester, NY Mayor Lovely Warren is taking on the COVID-19 pandemic by the horns and keeping her citizens safe.

Is an injection of disinfectant next for Trump?

At the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Trump had suggested using hydroxychloroquine as a medicine to combat the disease.

Dr. Fauci warns in a virtual report on the virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, is warning Congress that if the country reopens too soon during the coronavirus pandemic, it will result in "needless suffering and death."

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

Food banks are seeing an average of 70% more people looking for help right now.

Rep. Jim Clyburn will lead House Oversight Committee on coronavirus

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-South Carolina) will chair a newly established oversight panel with broad authority to oversee the federal response to the coronavirus.

The fight for the 2020 vote and the march to the ballot box

Since the onset of COVID-19, voter registration in the United States has decreased by a whopping 90 percent.

AG Letitia James urges U.S. Senate to reauthorize ‘Violence Against Women Act’

State Attorney General Letitia James and a coalition of 23 additional attorneys general from around the country are urging the U.S. Senate to take action to protect women nationwide by reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, which expired more than ...

Joe Biden’s plan for empowering Black America

When former Vice President Joe Biden sat for an exclusive live stream interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. in February, the now presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said it was crucial to ...

Coalition of civil rights leaders support CBC in protecting Black health

Too often, insurance companies refuse to cover emergency services, and either patients are forced to pay bills they cannot afford, or hospitals are shuttering.

De Blasio’s evolving blueprint

During a recent interview with the AmNews, Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed racial disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the city plans to move ahead.

Gov. Murphy introduces ‘The Road Back’ plan for New Jersey

This week, Gov. Phil Murphy announced his vision, “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health,” to restart New Jersey and put the state on the road to recovery.

Trump says meat processing is essential

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order compelling meat processing plant workers to remain on the job, despite the uptick of the coronavirus pandemic.

New York nixes Democratic presidential primary due to COVID-19

New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary originally scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus epidemic in an unprecedented move.

Chirlane McCray to head COVID-19 racial inequality task force

Reports indicate that Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife, First Lady Chirlane McCray is leading the new coronavirus (COVID-19) racial disparity task force.

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