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How COVID-19 Took a Disparate Impact on Black America

How COVID-19 Took a Disparate Impact on Black America

The study was produced by the Black Coalition Against COVID, a group that consists of several organizations and businesses including the four historically Black health science centers: Meharry Medical College; Howard University College of Medicine; Morehouse School of Medicine, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is the Latest HBCU to Receive MacKenzie Scott Gift

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is the Latest HBCU to Receive MacKenzie Scott Gift

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles, one of the nation’s four historically Black medical schools and the only HBCU west of Texas has received a $20 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This one-time gift represents the largest private donation in the history of the university.

Highly Educated  and Economically Successful Black Men Do Not Escape Racial Discrimination

Highly Educated and Economically Successful Black Men Do Not Escape Racial Discrimination

The study, by scholars at UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, found that Black men who reach a high socioeconomic status still face higher levels of discrimination compared to their White counterparts. This discrimination can also impact Black men’s physical and mental health, according to the study.

A Major Booster Shot of Funds for HBCU Medical Schools

A Major Booster Shot of Funds for HBCU Medical Schools

Michael Bloomberg, high-tech mogul, former mayor of New York City, and a Democratic candidate for president in 2020, has pledged to donate $100 million over the next four years to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools.