(NAPSI)—According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in the U.S., more than 12 million children receive free or reduced-price breakfast at school, and more than 29.7 million get lunch through the national school lunch program. For many, school meals are the only consistent food …
(NewsUSA) - Each year, June 1-7 is designated as CPR and AED Awareness Week. This year, the significance is especially striking. As most Americans continue to spend more of their time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the odds of cardiac arrests in a home setting are likely to increase, …
(NAPSI)—Healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic are in desperate need of creative solutions to the lack of personal protective gear and supplies that help block harmful airborne pathogens. But civic-minded companies can help. For example, NasalGuard Airborne Particle Blocker, a…
(NewsUSA) - Ulysses S. Grant may be one of the most complex and underappreciated generals and presidents in United States history, but he gets his due at last in a six-hour miniseries, "Grant," that premieres on HISTORY over Memorial Day weekend.
(NewsUSA) - Even during a pandemic, such as COVID-19, other emergencies don't just go away. Heart attacks and strokes require immediate medical attention. The American Heart Association recommends that calling 911 and getting to the hospital quickly if you or a loved one are experiencing sym…
(StatePoint) As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of veterans and active duty military personnel are on lockdown, many suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or substance abuse. With the additional challenge of social isolation, findin…
(StatePoint) Natural disasters are increasing in severity and frequency. However, studies show that advance planning can keep individuals healthier and safer and support faster recovery for communities.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - The coronavirus has spread throughout the United States like wildfire. Workers are being furloughed, resulting in almost 17 million unemployment claims between March 15th and April 4th.
(NewsUSA) - A consequence of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is that children are spending more time with screens than ever before. Schools request online class meetings, while working parents find themselves turning to other educational sites and games to keep kids entertained during exte…
(NAPSI)—As devastating as Coronavirus (COVID-19) is, there are some bright spots. Consider this: With healthcare workers facing critical shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company, is leading a new initiative with businesses, c…
(NewsUSA) - On a typical day, the average person doesn't think about how it feels to go days with little human connection or interaction.
(NewsUSA) - As the ongoing spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) reshapes American lives by the day, and sometimes by the hour, the health and stability of the nation's essential work force, namely our health care workers and first responders, remains paramount.
(StatePoint) A lot has changed about the world since the Peace Corps was founded nearly six decades ago, but its mission remains the same: to promote world peace and friendship between Americans and people around the world. Established 59 years ago, the agency and former volunteers nationwid…
(StatePoint) More than 37 million Americans face hunger at home every day. One of the ways you can lend a helping hand is by participating in Giving Tuesday, a worldwide movement to encourage people and corporations to celebrate generosity and do good for their communities.
(StatePoint) The people who go above and beyond in making a difference in the lives of others are rarely in it for recognition. The holiday season is a perfect time to not just show these selfless people your appreciation, but also take inspiration from their spirit of generosity. Here are …
(StatePoint) November is Native American Heritage Month, a great time to honor the legacy and service of Native American veterans of the U.S. military. Here are a few ways to do so this month and beyond.
(StatePoint) Research shows that afterschool programs not only help keep kids safe, but also help them succeed in school and life. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough such programs in the country today, experts say.
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF), will hold its fifth annual gala breakfast celebration, “Collaboration: The Four Personas of Leadership” this Wednesday (Oct. 30).
Twin Cities Dermatology Center, PA has been selected for the 2019 Best of Minneapolis Award in the Dermatologist category by the Minneapolis Award Program.
The third meeting of the Upper Harbor Development Community Planning and Engagement Committee met to discuss progress on the proposed project.
The public is being asked to weigh in on a new rapid transit line that will connect the east metro to downtown St. Paul.
With the sun shining on a brisk fall day Katherine Mayfield (left) decided to get some work done, raking leaves in the front yard of her Cleveland (Minneapolis) neighborhood front yard. Her daughter, 17-month-old Ivy Mayfield, had other plans in mind. Ah, the beauty of fall in Minnesota.
(StatePoint) Bullying among kids continues to be the number one social issue facing this demographic, according to YouthBeat research. This is why Cartoon Network, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center and 826 National are taking action to promote inclusion, acceptance and kindness to …
(StatePoint) From encouraging dialogue on mental health to initiating grassroots fundraising efforts for pediatric cancer, students across the country are choosing issues they’re passionate about and generating real change. Parents, educators and community members may ask a pertinent questio…
The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, in partnership with the Capri Theater and the Minnesota Historical Society, presents “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at North Community High School, 1500 James Ave. N., Minneapolis.
National non-profit, Blacks in Technology (BIT), will host its second annual conference this fall, Oct. 9 – Oct 12, once again in the Twin Cities.
(StatePoint) As housing prices soar nationwide, a growing number of Americans are unable to find affordable housing. Experts say that the problem has reached a crisis point, and is harming the welfare not only of individuals and families, but of communities and the economy at-large.
The inspirational sounds of 150 youth voices from across the Twin Cities will fill Orchestra Hall in a live recording of original music by renowned chart-topping gospel artist Jovonta Patton on Aug. 17 at 6 p.m.
For the first time, the city of Minneapolis sponsored a Black business week to highlight and support local Black-owned businesses.
Last week the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage held its session wrap-up event, which featured four of the six members of Minnesota's United Black Legislative Caucus (UBLC).
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – A 2015 Patrick Henry High School graduate and Minneapolis native in the U.S. Navy supports the nation’s nuclear deterrence mission.
- Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib launch the ‘Squad Victory Fund’
- Rep. Omar Introduces bill to criminalize violence against protesters
- Additional mortgage-relief options available to homeowners facing hardship due to COVID-19
- What makes a ‘wave’ of disease? An epidemiologist explains
- Black Lives Matter street mural coming to Plymouth Avenue
- Absentee voting for 2020 primary election is open
- In Minnesota, climate is getting warmer and wetter
- U of M Press releases “Reading for Racial Justice” digital collection for free Summer reading
- Big Mac racism at McDonald’s
- Walker Art Center presents "Creative Black Music at the Walker: Selections from the Archives"