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Andrew Cuomo offers National Guard to collect garbage as he scrambles to contain NYC COVID-19 hot spots

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered up the National Guard to collect garbage as he works to quell renewed coronavirus outbreaks across the state. “I’m getting a lot of complaints in New York City about the cleanliness of the city. The garbage piling up … I have offered to send in the National Guard to… Read More »

National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day 2020

Wednesday, September 9, is National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness (NAIRHHA) Day 2020. Launched in 2014 by advocates in Massachusetts, New York and Washington, DC, the event aims to draw attention to the fact that HIV and hepatitis B are more prevalent among African-born people living in the United States. Another goal… Read More »

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

Saturday, June 8, marks the annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD). Launched in 2006 by the Caribbean People International Collective (CPIC) and a working group of U.S. organizations, the day of observation aims to ensure that Caribbean-Americans have the support, resources and educational materials they need to treat or prevent HIV. “NCAHAAD is a… Read More »