Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation Donates $5 Million to Help Fight Coronavirus

Rihanna has joined the growing list of celebrities trying to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. The singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) has donated $5 million to several organizations around the world, particularly in marginalized communities in the United States, the Caribbean and in Africa, that are treating the sick and working to prevent the spread of the virus. CLF’s funds are being distributed to Direct Relief, Partners In Health, Feeding America, the International Rescue Committee, the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and others. “Never has it been more important or urgent to protect and prepare marginalized and underserved communities — those who wil

Meet The Black Woman Taking the Lead to Develop a Vaccine For COVID-19

image: UMBC Magazine The spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has caused massive panic and has thousands of people sick or economically impacted in its wake. The public health crisis has caused many scientists around the world to begin work on finding a vaccine and cure to alleviate patients and flatten the curve to keep the virus from spreading any further. This black woman is taking charge and her team is on its way to finding a solution that can help. Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, a viral immunologist working with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is taking the lead to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. She is the scientific lead for Dr. Barne

Beyond The Return: 28-Year-Old African American Relocates To Ghana, Starts Food Truck Business

Writen by moguldom When I lived in Africa for nearly a decade, the question I most got from locals was: why would an American move to Africa? Many African-Americans are moving to Africa, particularly to Ghana. For 28-year-old Deijha Gordon, her decision to leave Brooklyn, New York, for a life in Ghana was prompted by a sense of duty to help. When she visited Ghana the first time, she saw that it was nothing like the “negatives, starving children, dirty roads, huts” that people in the U.S. are fed about Africa. Her impression about the continent changed the moment she landed at the Kotoka International Airport, she told ABC News‘ Adwoa Tenkoramaa. She felt a sense of belonging and a feeling t

From Owning NC’s Hottest Crab Pot Spot To Mentoring Others, This Couple Does It All

AUTHOR: DeAnna Taylor North Carolina couple Rob and Rana Brown, have always enjoyed traveling. Throughout their travels, they always made sure to explore the food scene in the places they visited. After coming home to Charlotte from a visit to Atlanta, Rob began to crave crab legs. Outside of buying them from the grocery store or going to a Chinese buffet, he realized his options were slim. “I told my wife, I wanted to get a trailer and start selling single crab legs and seafood plates,” Rob told Travel Noire. Around December 2015, the Brown’s begin to put the plan in motion. The couple came up with the name of their business, Mr. 3’s Crab Pot, which was inspired by their son. They purchased

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

Written By: QUEEN MUSE Long before the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly disrupted life around the world, America already had a problem with facts and misinformation. Now, with the virus crossing borders at warp speed, the problem has only intensified. Public officials have skirted scientific facts and celebrities have used their platforms to spread conspiracy theories to millions of followers. So it’s no surprise that everyday people have had difficulty finding the right information about COVID-19.NextHealth PHL gathered the most common misunderstandings about COVID-19 and asked Philadelphia’s top medical experts to parse out what information is false, true or somewhere in between. COVID-19 is n

Understanding How To Break the Chain of COVID-19 Contagious

Caribeme Magazine thoughts are with all of our subscribers, followers, and cultural contributors. We have canceled all events until further notice and we will keep you updated as event cancellations comes forward. Let's hope this the corvonavirus ends soon.

No Passport Required! Travel Experts Share Their Favorite US Destinations

Photo Credit:Processed with VSCO with a4 preset You don’t always have to leave US soil to have an unforgettable vacation. Some of our favorite travel influencers and experts share where they like to go when visiting new destinations in America and among the US territories, and these cities and towns are just a car ride or short flight away and don’t require a passport. Abena: Puerto Rico changed my opinion about domestic travel and holds a special place in my heart. Am I the only who thinks that flights throughout the US are way too expensive to underwhelming destinations? However, when a low-cost airline launched a new flight route to San Juan from Philadelphia, I couldn’t pass up the $110

CARNIVAL ON ST. THOMAS IS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

PRESS RELEASE: VIRGIN ISLANDS (March 16, 2020) – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals supports the decision by the Government of the Virgin Islands to postpone Carnival on St. Thomas, scheduled for April 3 to May 4, 2020, to help fight the spread of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that in keeping with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, which promote social distancing and avoiding mass gatherings, he was in full agreement with Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s announcement to postpone indefinitely the 68th edition of the islands’ cultural celebration. Commissioner Boschulte than

Meet The Travel Companies Catering To Black Women Falling In Love Abroad

AUTHOR: Parker Diakite 2010 Pew Research study found that black women are the least likely group of women to marry, especially outside of their own race. That study is what prompted, in part, Northwestern University professor Cheryl Judice to write a book encouraging more black women to consider dating men outside of their own race if the end goal is marriage. “There are far more black women than there are black men in this country, and that’s been for some time,” she said. “Right from age 16 and forward, black women start outnumbering black men. For whites, that doesn’t happen until age 32. As a result, if you don’t think about dating outside the race, then you very might well may wind up s

There’s A $30 Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Shuttle Near Austin, Texas And It Goes To 18 Wineries

Author: DeAnna Taylor Nothing says an amazing day like spending time winery hopping with friends, as you enjoy a few glasses of your favorite red or white. What can make your day even better is having someone drive you and your crew around while you have the time of your lives! 290 Wine Shuttle is located in Fredericksburg, Texas which is only an hour outside of Austin. This area is known for its wide selection of wineries and people spend hours going from one to another. In order for more people to enjoy their day without worrying about transportation, this company created a route that visits each of the 18 wineries and vineyards in the area. At just $30 per person, the shuttle will take y

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