Polio Is Back. Here’s How to Keep Yourself Safe — TIME

Until recently, polio had been a relic of history in the U.S. Once a scourge that paralyzed or killed up to tens of thousands of children every year, the U.S. declared the disease officially eradicated in 1979, thanks to widespread vaccination. But polio is back. On July 21, the New York State Department of Health…

Polio Is Back. Here’s How to Keep Yourself Safe — TIME

6 Unusual Self Care Hacks To Cleanse Your Spirit, Body & Space — HelloBeautiful

Source: Delmaine Donson / Getty Self-care. We hear the word tossed around more than ever, given today’s bleak political and social landscape. But taking care of yourself shouldn’t be just a daily buzzword. It’s imperative, especially with so much going on in the world today, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the growing Monkey Pox health…

6 Unusual Self Care Hacks To Cleanse Your Spirit, Body & Space — HelloBeautiful

African Countries Push For Rich Nations to Help Continent’s Climate Transition Ahead of COP27 — TIME

(MOMBASA, Kenya) — African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming U.N. climate summit, including a push to make heavily polluting rich nations compensate poor countries for the environmental damage done to them. The continent will also focus on how countries can adapt to global warming and how the continent can best halt further climate-related…

African Countries Push For Rich Nations to Help Continent’s Climate Transition Ahead of COP27 — TIME

Google to Automatically Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics — TIME

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies. The company behind the internet’s dominant internet search engine and the Android software that…

Google to Automatically Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics — TIME

These Essence Fest Beauties Honored National CROWN Day With Fierce Hairstyles — HelloBeautiful

Source: Samjah Iman What better way to celebrate National Crown Day than at Essence Fest?! Often referred to as the “Superbowl for Black women,” this festival offers a myriad of fabulous hairstyles floating around! CROWN Day commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the first CROWN Act which mobilized the nation to end hair discrimination.…

These Essence Fest Beauties Honored National CROWN Day With Fierce Hairstyles — HelloBeautiful

The Perspectives to Read on Roe v. Wade Today — TIME

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. Around Washington and across the country, the immediate clang of the fall of Roe v. Wade came roaring on Friday morning with echoes reverberating in ways that no one has yet to…

The Perspectives to Read on Roe v. Wade Today — TIME

Commentary: Measure National Economic Well-being By How People Are Doing Not Just Traditional Indicators — The Urban Daily

Source: Authentic Images / GettyBlack Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown never minces words. Once again, she hit it out of the park in remarks about the “disconnect” between reporting on the economy and people’s actual economic conditions.   “When we’re talking about the economic well-being of this nation, it has to be based on the…

Commentary: Measure National Economic Well-being By How People Are Doing Not Just Traditional Indicators — The Urban Daily

In Light of Recent Events — Hidden Singles Podcast

Normally, I post music spotlights on Fridays. However, in light of the recent tragedies that have happened across the nation, I feel that this music spotlight is very appropriate and unfortunately still a reality over 30 years since its release. Courtesy of Janet Jackson Official YouTube Channel

In Light of Recent Events — Hidden Singles Podcast

Americans Need to Examine Their Relationship to Images of Black Suffering — TIME

Thirty years ago, all four Los Angeles Police Department officers involved in the beating of Rodney King were acquitted. Less than a year ago, the officer who killed George Floyd was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Both cases involved video seen by millions. The videos are so ghastly and so widely…

Americans Need to Examine Their Relationship to Images of Black Suffering — TIME

Twitter Blasts NRA & Others In Wake Of Uvalde Shooting Tragedy — The Urban Daily

Source: ALLISON DINNER / Getty The school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 children dead is still sending shockwaves of outrage throughout the nation. As typical of these tragedies, the NRA found itself trending and many on Twitter are blasting the association. The NRA Endures More Criticism The victims of the Uvalde shooting had…

Twitter Blasts NRA & Others In Wake Of Uvalde Shooting Tragedy — The Urban Daily