For Black single mothers, Covid-19 economic challenges can be magnified
Women, particularly women of color, have been affected economically more than men throughout the pandemic, according to recent jobs reports.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | January 19, 2021
CMS board member, educators discuss Covid-19 vaccine and making ‘Safer Schools Now’
School Board Vice Chair advises the district’s educators to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes more widely available.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 17, 2020
Gas station workers face safety challenges during pandemic
Cashiers at gas stations and convenience stores aren’t typically who we think of as essential workers. How they stay safe on the job isn't easy.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | December 16, 2020
She hired her first employees a week before the pandemic arrived. How has business fared since then?
Destini Gilliam's story is indicative of a much bigger narrative that has impacted Black businesses, specifically those owned by Black women.
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2020
Covid vaccine could be in NC soon. Who will get it first?
With Covid-19 cases increasing across North Carolina, a vaccine from biopharmaceutical company Pfizer could be coming to the state before the year ends.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 1, 2020
This popular retail shop is anticipating Black Friday to recoup lost sales
704 Shop co-owner Christopher Moxley said in-store sales decline due to the pandemic will make Black Friday even more important than in years past.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 26, 2020
Hospice service workers to provide meals for dying patients on Thanksgiving
Palliative care social worker Denise McKnight and nurse Dollie Steele are supporting terminally ill patients who may be isolated for Thanksgiving due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 25, 2020
Gov. Cooper extends mask mandate, declares NC ‘in danger’ as Covid-19 cases increase
With statewide metrics worsening and Covid-19 case counts reaching record levels, North Carolina's mask mandate will be extended until Dec. 11.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020
As NC remains in Phase 3, bar owners struggle to stay afloat
Bars like 1501 South Mint and Nick & Mike Bar and Grill are navigating extended restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | November 17, 2020