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An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information

When a filmmaker asked medical historian Naomi Rogers to appear in a documentary, the Yale professor didn’t blink. She had done these “talking head” interviews many times before. She...

What Native Americans Actually Ate Before Europeans Came

For Native Americans, putting dinner on the table was a terrifying, oftentimes death-defying, and always full-time job. While many of their foods aren’t even around anymore, others have cropped ...

The ‘Grief Pandemic’ Will Torment Americans for Years

Cassandra Rollins’ daughter was still conscious when the ambulance took her away. This story also ran on USA Today. It can be republished for free. Shalondra Rollins, 38, was struggling to breat...

Black Excellist: Top 12 Retirement Cities for African Americans

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For Kurdish Americans in Nashville, a Beloved Leader’s Death Prompts Vaccine Push

On a sloppy spring day in mid-March, hundreds of Kurdish Americans gathered in a field outside Nashville, Tennessee, under a sea of black umbrellas. Some of the men carried a stretcher to an open grav...

Covid Vaccine Hesitancy Drops Among All Americans, New Survey Shows

A new poll of attitudes toward covid vaccinations shows Americans are growing more enthusiastic about being vaccinated, with the most positive change in the past month occurring among Black Americans....

Democrats Gave Americans a Big Boost Buying Health Insurance. It Didn’t Come Cheap.

When Democrats pushed through a two-year expansion of the Affordable Care Act in the covid-relief bill this month, many people celebrated the part that will make health insurance more affordable for m...

Rural Americans in Pharmacy Deserts Hurting for Covid Vaccines

This story also ran on CNN. It can be republished for free. As the Biden administration accelerates a plan to use pharmacies to distribute covid-19 vaccines, significant areas of the country lack bric...

African Americans and Aging: Do Older Black Lives Matter?

The two hardest populations hit hardest by the COVID-19 by virtually every measure are Americans 65 and older, and Black people, resulting in greater death and hospitalization rates for African Americ...