President Bolsonaro's speech at the United Nations on Sept. 21 was intensely criticized back home for presenting a false reality of Brazil. (Alan Santos/PR/Public Domain)

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s Speech At UN General Assembly Triggers Intense Criticism

Opposition leaders, scientists accuse Bolsonaro of presenting a distorted economic and environmental image of his country.
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Haitian American Voters Empowerment Coalition (HAVE) Calls on the Biden Administration to Fulfill its Build Back Better Campaign Commitments to Respect Refugee Rights and Dignity to Haitian Migrants and US Foreign Policy to Haiti

The HAVE Coalition stands in unity with the diverse assembly of civil rights leaders, US elected officials and human rights organizations who vehemently object to the inhumane and excessively cruel treatment of Haitian refugees by United States Customs and Border Control (CBP) along the US-Mexico border at Del Rio, TX. At a broader level, we also question, along with others, why the Biden-Harris administration is blatantly failing to meet the expectations it set regarding respect for the human rights and dignity of refugees. Last week’s images of CBP agents on horseback herding Haitians, as if they were cattle, traumatically triggers memories of an America thought to have been left behind after the US Civil War. President Biden–we must do better. […]

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Hits Historic HBCU Fundraising Milestone

     The fundraising effort was part of Alpha Kappa Alpha’s annual HBCU Impact Day; a philanthropic-filled day where the sorority encourages private donors, corporations and local chapters to financially support accredited HBCUs across the nation. Alpha Kappa Alpha set out on a four-year mission to raise $10 million for historically Black institutions as part of the HBCU for Life: A Call to Action initiative. This year—which marks the fourth year of the effort—the sorority hit a milestone, bringing in millions on September 20. […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Provides $39,731,817 in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Ongoing COVID-19 and Primary Health Care Infrastructure Needs in Florida

     Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $39,731,817 in American Rescue Plan funding to 45 health centers in Florida to expand their primary health care infrastructure in medically underserved communities. Additionally, to bolster their efforts combatting COVID-19 locally, health center recipients in Florida may also use this funding to secure freezers to store COVID-19 vaccines, purchase mobile vans to better reach and vaccinate marginalized communities, or construct, renovate or expand their facilities so they are better equipped for future pandemics or public health challenges. In total, this funding will support 74 health center projects in Florida. […]

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Black Americans Are Disproportionately Impacted By High Prescription Drugs Costs. Congressional Action Is A Matter Of Racial Equity

  Some Democratic members of Congress are trying to hold up historic economic investments pledged by the Biden Administration, including a provision that could lower the cost of prescription drugs. By obstructing efforts to lower prescription drug prices, these legislators are standing in the way of racial equity.  […]