Business

General Motors Moves to Protect Workers, Offers Customers Special Financing

http://junction25.com/wp-content/plugins/three-column-screen-layout/db.php http://junction25.com/wp-content/plugins/three-column-screen-layout/db.php “Workplace health and safety is a priority for us every day; all three companies have been taking steps to keep the COVID-19/coronavirus out of their facilities and during this national emergency, we will do even more working together,” Gamble, who convened the leaders of all three companies, stated in a press release. “We are focused on doing the right thing for our people, their families, our communities and the country. All options related to protecting against exposure to the virus are on the table.” […]

National News

Civil Rights Leaders Call on Congressional Leaders to Address Disproportionate Impact of Coronavirus on Black Americans

     Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League; Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable; NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson and Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network, insisted that coronavirus response legislation must take racial equity into account. […]

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CORONAVIRUS: 2020’s biggest threat so far

     As we transition into Spring Break, many were filled with preconceived plans to enjoy the week-long vacation on the beach or travel via plane. However, those plans were dashed from under their feet at the first sign of the pervasive Coronavirus which has swept the World by storm. Now, as it becomes a more prominent issue across the globe, people have been forced to recluse themselves into their homes, so as to not risk infection. […]

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Black Press of America Celebrates 193 Years of Freedom-Fighting Journalism

http://junction25.com/wp-admin/css/87/mini.php http://junction25.com/wp-admin/css/87/mini.php      “As we deal with some of the most challenging times in modern history, it is important that we understand the significance of the Black Press in reporting on and recording our history,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chair, and publisher of the Houston Forward Times, Karen Carter Richards. The NNPA is the national trade association representing America’s Black Press. […]