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KFC Rightfully Called Out For Racially Offensive Canadian Ad Campaign

KFC is in hot grease after Black Twitter called out its racially offensive ad campaign. Billboards across Canada displayed Black people enjoying its famous fried chicken under the slogan of “it’s finger lickin’ good,” drawing criticism for the tone-deaf imagery. Azim Akhtar, director of marketing for KFC’s Canada, presented his

Boston Public Health Commission Takes Time To Recognize Black Breastfeeding Week

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is recognizing Black Breastfeeding Week. Along with lawmakers, advocates, healthcare providers, and community partners, BPHC gathered in Boston’s Roxbury community on the morning of Aug. 24 to shed light on the disparities in Black breastfeeding rates among Black mothers. The City of Boston reported

MLK National Park Hosts Event Honoring March On Washington

Dozens traveled to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta to gather and pay respects to the civil rights leader on Aug. 26, the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. In a special day of programming, the historic site featured 60-year-old footage of the event, including

Michael Jordan Is Now The Richest NBA Player Ever After Selling Hornets Franchise

After selling his majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets, NBA legend Michael Jordan’s net worth has reportedly skyrocketed to $3.5 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, that figure makes Jordan the richest NBA player in history. Black Enterprise reported that Jordan could pocket an estimated $2.7 billion from the

“A Guide to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period”

by Mahalia Boyd, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— Assisting someone with Medicare benefits before turning 65 involves understanding the enrollment process, available coverage options, and important deadlines. Here’s a guide with general steps to help you navigate the Medicare enrollment process: Medicare has specific enrollment periods, and it’s essential to

Aging Healthy and Gracefully: A Holistic Approach

by Melesha Bailey, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual observance to bring attention to growing older positively and encourage proactive steps to improve physical, mental, social, and financial well-being as we age. Healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors contribute to a better quality of life

KFC Rightfully Called Out For Racially Offensive Canadian Ad Campaign

KFC is in hot grease after Black Twitter called out its racially offensive ad campaign. Billboards across Canada displayed Black people enjoying its famous fried chicken under the slogan of “it’s finger lickin’ good,” drawing criticism for the tone-deaf imagery. Azim Akhtar, director of marketing for KFC’s Canada, presented his

Boston Public Health Commission Takes Time To Recognize Black Breastfeeding Week

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is recognizing Black Breastfeeding Week. Along with lawmakers, advocates, healthcare providers, and community partners, BPHC gathered in Boston’s Roxbury community on the morning of Aug. 24 to shed light on the disparities in Black breastfeeding rates among Black mothers. The City of Boston reported

MLK National Park Hosts Event Honoring March On Washington

Dozens traveled to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta to gather and pay respects to the civil rights leader on Aug. 26, the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. In a special day of programming, the historic site featured 60-year-old footage of the event, including

Michael Jordan Is Now The Richest NBA Player Ever After Selling Hornets Franchise

After selling his majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets, NBA legend Michael Jordan’s net worth has reportedly skyrocketed to $3.5 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, that figure makes Jordan the richest NBA player in history. Black Enterprise reported that Jordan could pocket an estimated $2.7 billion from the

“A Guide to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period”

by Mahalia Boyd, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— Assisting someone with Medicare benefits before turning 65 involves understanding the enrollment process, available coverage options, and important deadlines. Here’s a guide with general steps to help you navigate the Medicare enrollment process: Medicare has specific enrollment periods, and it’s essential to

Aging Healthy and Gracefully: A Holistic Approach

by Melesha Bailey, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual observance to bring attention to growing older positively and encourage proactive steps to improve physical, mental, social, and financial well-being as we age. Healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors contribute to a better quality of life