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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

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!

- 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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$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

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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