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These Were Some of the Most Important Stories for Black America in 2022

We launched Capital B in January with a mission to produce high-quality journalism that centers Black voices and helps our readers live more informed lives. With national reporters located around the country and our first local newsroom in Atlanta, our teams reported from communities that mainstream news bypassed and unveiled important stories that others overlooked.  […]

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Black Americans Are Disproportionately Affected By Monkeypox. U.S. Officials Failed To Mention It.

The Biden administration declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Thursday, but during the 40-minute media call for that announcement, federal officials never mentioned the virus’s disproportionate impact on Black Americans. It’s an absence that harks back to the first weeks of the coronavirus when, in the spring of 2020, Black people were dying at […]