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(BPRW) PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: As COVID-19 Disproportionately Impacts African Americans, Leading Health Groups Warn Smoking Causes Underlying Health Conditions That Increase Risk
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National action needed to stop tobacco companies from targeting vulnerable communities and help smokers quit (Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON, D.C. – As African Americans and other communities of color suffer shockingly high rates of illness and death from COVID-19 and health experts warn that smoking can worsen COVID-19, leading health groups are calling for immediate action stop the tobacco industry […]

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Filmmaker Bobby Huntley II Talks about his “Coronaman: Stay Home” Parody that went Viral and it’s message in the days of the pandemic
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As COVID-19 Hits the Black Community Hard, Atlanta Filmmaker Sends Out a Cinematic Warning Shot LOS ANGELES – After this coronavirus pandemic, life may never get back to normal. And that’s precisely the message Atlanta-based filmmaker Bobby Huntley is trying to make with his “cinematic PSA,” CORONAMAN: STAY HOME, a parody, inspired by Jordan Peele and Nia DaCosta’s remake of CANDYMANthat […]

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(BPRW) ESSENCE Turns 50!
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- Longest-Running Black Media Platform Marks 50-Year Legacy of Evolution and Innovation in Black Culture with Special Collector’s Edition Issue; – – Iconic Supermodel Naomi Campbell Graces 50th Anniversary May/June Issue in First-Ever Self-Shot Cover; Talks to ESSENCE about Turning 50 and Self-Isolation During the COVID-19 Crisis – (Black PR Wire) NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– For months, ESSENCE – the leading […]

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(BPRW) ONEUNITED BANK, LARGEST BLACK OWNED BANK, LAUNCHES SBA PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM
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$30 Billion of 2nd Round of PPP Allocated to Community Lenders (Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA – OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, is proud to announce the launch of its Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). OneUnited Bank, a Preferred SBA 7(a) lender, is offering PPP loans to its existing and new customers on a […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Covered California Continues to See Strong Consumer Interest in Quality Health Care Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2020   Covered California Continues to See Strong Consumer Interest in Quality Health Care Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic More than 84,000 people have signed up for coverage through Covered California since March 20, when the exchange announced a special-enrollment period in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exchange is sending more than 11 million […]

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