Politics Dec 03

Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick

Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African American to diversify what has so far been an all-white prospective Cabinet, while others are pushing him to appoint a woman to lead the Department of Defense for the…

Sep 18

Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups

Companies are struggling to recruit diverse volunteers in final U.S. tests of possible COVID-19 vaccines. New recruitment efforts are gearing up, with the help of trusted voices in hard-hit communities of color, such as Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors.