COVID 19

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media Since President Biden’s inauguration, people have been raving about the “riveting” inaugural performance – and equally enchanting Super Bowl appearance — of former Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles Amanda Gorman. Beyond her gripping poetry and captivating sense of fashion, another Gorman style that has been catching media attention […]

On Friday, Feb. 5, the United States Supreme Court voted 6-3 in favor of allowing California churches to reopen their doors to worshippers. The ruling, which lifted the state’s ban on indoor, in-person church services, went into effect this weekend. But some California Black Churches say they will keep their doors closed for now. They […]

Round 2 for the #CAReliefGrant is NOW LIVE. New applicants can apply at www.CaReliefGrant.com. Applications will close on February 08th, 2021 at6:00pm PST. Eligible and waitlisted applicants from Round 1 areautomatically rolled over and do not need to reapply. Please note that applying twice can be flagged as fraudand slow your progress. To prepare you […]

Lenore A. Tate, PhD, At the beginning of this year, many of us would have never imagined that 2020 would have brought us the COVID-19 global pandemic, caustic conversations about race and racism, violent murders, children learning remotely, working from home, social isolation and widespread job loss. This year, more than ever before in our […]

Paula J. Shelton is a freelance writer living in Chicago. Follow her on social @beboldshineon. The post OP-ED: Returning to School in the Fall Isn’t Safe Without a Vaccine. appeared first on Chicago Defender. CHICAGO DEFENDER — For CPS employees like myself who work with Preschool children ages 3-5, how are we supposed to ensure they maintain 6 […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible. Thursday’s estimate is roughly 10 times as many infections as the 2.3 million cases that have been confirmed. Officials have long […]

Long Beach, CA – Today, the City of Long Beach announced that offices, places of worship and in-person retail may reopen, with restrictions, in alignment with the State of California and Los Angeles County. “Our mom and pop retailers, boutiques, and places of worship need our support, and it’s time for them to safely reopen,” […]

Special to California Black Media Partners | Hardy Brown, Publisher Emeritus, Black Voice News and co-founder of California Black Media  Pres. Trump is tempting Christians to crowd into churches, implying your God will protect you. You have been pent up for three months now and you deserve to be free. This is a free country.   The President boasts that we had one of the greatest […]

COvid 19 has cancelled a summer of leisure. Our beloved festivals, concerts and gatherings of any size have been cancelled or postponed. The leisure consumer is hurt. The promoters/producers of these festivals have had to be creative and ingenious in how to handle this unprecedented situation. And so we talk about it with Rich Sherman, […]

Modifications Required to Protect Californians against COVID-19 Places of Worship Should Limit Attendance to 25% of Total Capacityor a Maximum of 100 Attendees Retail Guidance for In-Store Shopping, Already in Place for Certain Counties,Now Applies Statewide  SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious […]


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