Black Ohioans

COVID-19 vaccine: Strides toward equity, access demanded

BY: - January 27, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution slowly but surely continues in the state, minority populations still represent a small percentage of those that have received the vaccine, and officials and advocates say more strides toward minority equity and access need to happen. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine hasn’t waivered in recent messages that vaccine doses coming to the […]

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Nearly two-thirds of older Black Americans can’t afford to live alone without help – and it’s even tougher for Latinos

BY: - November 18, 2020

Older Americans who want to live independently face serious economic challenges. Half who live alone don’t have enough income to afford even a bare-bones budget in their home communities, and nearly 1 in 4 couples face the same problem. Those numbers add up to at least 11 million older adults who are struggling to make […]