Recently I spoke with counselor Karla Van-Pitterson, who is in London, England about her thoughts on mental health in the Black community, and the Covid 19 response in the UK, as well as similarities and differences between the UK and US.
Black British Counselor Karla Van-Pitterson speaks on mental health in the Black community in the UK, during Covid 19, as well as the similarities and differences between the responses in the UK and the US.
By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Yesterday Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a $2 billion plan to reopen schools by mid-February. The proposal will be submitted to the state legislature, and as an economic incentive for school districts that comply, additional funding … Continue readingSF School Board Member Kevine Boggess Weighs In on Reopening San Francisco Public Schools
By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information San Francisco County’s District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton has been on the frontline all throughout 2020, introducing innovative and ground-breaking legislation such as the C.A.R.E.N. Act, which was designed to put an end to mostly white people, … Continue readingSan Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton Introduces Hazard Pay for Essential Workers in San Francisco County
By JR Valrey The Black community has constantly and continuously been under mainstream media assault, for being cautious of the U.S. government’s push to have Black people injected with the new myriad of experimental Covid vaccines. The files are starting to mount up pointing in … Continue readingResearchers Warn Vaccines Could Increase Risk of HIV Infections, Can’t Sue Pharma or the Government
By JR Valrey, Black New World Media Life in 2020 has taken the nation, if not the whole planet, into warp speed because we, the people, are forced to be more independent in solving some of the problems in the world. Some see that as … Continue readingWest Oakland’s Essential Food and Medicine is Nourishing the homeless, the seniors, and the impoverished, body and soul
By JR Valrey Childcare is one of the least talked about, paramount issues that Black parents are facing, during 2020’s COVID pandemic year, and throughout California’s ever intensifying fire season, which has had over 2.5 million acres throughout the state go up in flames within … Continue readingThe Bay’s Black and Brown Families are Dealing With a Serious Child-Care Dilemma During Pandemic and California Fire Season
by JR Valrey, Black New World Media My 90-year-old grandfather had gotten sick during the COVID-19 pandemic, and my uncle. who is a nurse, gave the family new rules that we had to follow to keep us as safe as possible from the invisible biological … Continue readingFrom COVID to California fire season 2020: A nurse’s perspective on protecting ourselves
by JR Valrey, Black New World Media 2020 is an election year, so corporate double-talk is dominating the mainstream media, and it becomes hard to decipher what a proposed law really means to do. But we can usually tell if it is in the interest … Continue readingUber and Lyft threaten to shut down operations in California, pushing Yes on Prop 22 with millions
Proud mother and son, Iesha and Jeremiah by JR Valrey, Black New World Media Aug. 8, the day after getting the news that Kali O’Ray, the director of the San Francisco Black Film Festival, passed away, I got the news that my cousin’s cousin “Cuban … Continue readingHelp rebuild 14-year-old Jeremiah, struck by a stray bullet in East Oakland