(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers and scientists must come together to make sure policies aimed at mitigating climate change do not increase global policy, according to a new study. While the impacts of climate change are widely considered to disproportionately affect people living below the poverty... Read More.
Former President Barack Obama is urging his fellow Americans to "Roll Up Your Sleeves" and get the COVID-19 vaccine. Teaming with basketball legends Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal for NBC's hour-long Roll Up Your Sleeves special, the former president hoped to persuade more Americans of color to get vaccinated... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Shaina Oliver's asthma flares up on cold days. Her kids can't play outside, often due to the heavy air pollution surrounding their community. "It becomes a burden because you have to buy more air filters for each room," she said. "And it's... Read More.
By ASHLEY LOUSZKO, ALLIE YANG, LAURA COBURN, JINSOL JUNG, and NEIL GIARDINO, ABC News(PITTSBURGH, Penn.) -- Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rev. Paul Abernathy has been helping his Pennsylvania community navigate the virus’ devastating impact.Now, as... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA and SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A report released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided additional details into how the earliest months of the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affected minorities.The study found... Read More.
By DR. JAY BHATT and DR. LISA FITZPATRICK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The recent Johnson & Johnson vaccine emergency use authorization has continued to propel the debate about vaccine hesitancy, access, education and what it will take to vaccinate more than 70%... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After a gunman killed eight people -- the majority of whom were women of Asian descent -- at three spas in the Atlanta area, police across the U.S. say they are increasing patrols in Asian... Read More.
By JADE LAWSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. crossed the 500,000 COVID-19 death milestone earlier this week, Generation Z's minority TikTok influencers switched up their dance routines and comedy skits to bring awareness around the pandemic with a... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- CVS Health announced an initiative to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations in Black and Hispanic communities on Thursday, as racial disparities have already plagued the vaccine's rollout.The pharmacy chain said it will also... Read More.
BY: ANNE LAURENT AND MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As snow and ice slam much of the southern United States, migrant communities along the U.S.-Mexico border are enduring freezing temperatures with scarce resources. At a migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico, directly across... Read More.
By BECKY PERLOW and KENNETH MOTON, ABC News(BALTIMORE) -- A teenage boy with electric-blue glasses reached toward the handle of the barbershop entrance, trying to grab the door before it closed.Before he could catch it, shop manager Kennard... Read More.
By JANET WEINSTEIN, ABC News(DERBY LINE, Vt.) -- Stansted, Quebec, and Derby Line, Vermont, are adjoining small towns along the U.S.-Canadian border where the international line snakes through people's homes, down the middle of a main street and divides the... Read More.