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Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick

Texas Lieutenant Governor Claims Recent Surge in COVID-19 Cases Is Due to ‘African Americans Not Getting Vaccinated’

In a blatant display of racism and hypocrisy, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick recently told Fox News that the recent spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations within his state was due to Black people not getting vaccinated against the virus. The accusation follows a familiar theme for Patrick, who claimed earlier this…

Archived: Trump Bans 'Diversity' and Six Other Words from use at Centers for Disease Control

The nation’s health protection agency is being censored by the Trump administration, according to a report from The Washington Post. Seven words — “diversity,” “transgender,” “evidence-based,” “science-based,” “vulnerable,” “entitlement” and “fetus” — have all reportedly been banned from use at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in documents relating…

Archived: Ending the Myth of Absent Black Fatherhood

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock In 2013, the CDC released its National Health Statistics Report data regarding the involvement that fathers had with their children. Interestingly, the report showed that Black fathers were often more engaged with their children than their white and non-white Hispanic counterparts countering many of…