Month: January 2021

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Black News Alerts

U.S. is in a ‘Race Against Time’ with New Coronavirus Variants, Scientists Warn

Scientists warn of rapidly spreading mutations of COVID-19 that may prompt a spike in cases across the U.S. What We Know: So far, there have been three confirmed variants of COVID-19 and one potential variant strain from California. The three mutated strains are believed to have originated in the U.K., Brazil, and South Africa. According to the CDC website, “these variants seem to spread more easily and quickly than other […]

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HBCU Alumna, Roz Brewer, Named Next Walgreens CEO, Becoming The First Black Woman to Lead The Fortune 500 Company

As the next chief executive of Walgreens, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer is set to become the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company. What We Know: According to CNBC, Walgreens announced on Tuesday that the drugstore chain’s CEO Stefano Pessina would be replaced by Rosalind Brewer. Brewer has just parted with her position at Starbucks as Chief Operating Officer to take over this new position on March 15th, 2021. Rosalind […]

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