DuBois – Today is Memorial Day, 2022. Many ceremonies of honor and remembrance are taking place in our local communities. This morning in DuBois, the VFW Post 813 presents a Memorial Day service at St. Catherine's of Siena... Read More.
(GREENVILLE, Calif.) -- From seed to sawmill, residents from Greenville, California, are pulling up their sleeves to rebuild their community after it was turned into ashes by the Dixie fire in July 2021. The community will use a sawmill to turn millions of burned-down trees... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Census Bureau said it undercounted Black, Latino and Native American residents in its 2020 national population count, according to a survey released Thursday. Latinos were undercounted at a rate of 4.99%, nearly equivalent to the lack of representation in the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Faith-based communities have been and will “likely” be the target of violence “by both domestic violent extremists and those inspired by foreign terrorists," according to a note sent nationwide to law enforcement officials and houses of worship by the FBI and Department... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marginalized communities, especially those with higher-than-average minority populations, are more likely to be exposed to air pollution in the U.S., according to new research. Communities with large populations of Black, Asian and Hispanic or Latino residents have been found to experience more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the small town of Gloster, Mississippi, passersby can still see remnants of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Claudette and Hurricane Ida: tarps on roofs, fallen trees, damaged cars and homes hit hard by rain, debris and strong winds. Both of... Read More.
(PRESIDIO COUNTY, Texas) -- Americans remain deeply polarized over the renewed push to get the country vaccinated. Nowhere is such a divide more evident than in Texas, where the vaccination rates tend to vary drastically from county to county. Presidio County -- a remote area of... Read More.
(LAPLACE, La.) -- After the devastating Hurricane Ida tore across the state last weekend, communities in Louisiana and beyond are rallying to support their friends and neighbors. In LaPlace, Louisiana, local volunteers Desiree Nye and Hunter Louque helped Darrin Heisser and his dog, Sonny, evacuate from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill passed by Congress last week will fund roads, bridges, rails and other components of the country's infrastructure. The legislation is also addressing racial inequity. President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan aims to "reconnect neighborhoods cut off by historic investments"... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- As many Americans hesitate to get vaccinated against COVID-19, NBA legend Spencer Haywood is teaming up with a medical school in Las Vegas to tackle the mistrust of the health care system prevalent in some communities of color. The Basketball Hall of... Read More.