UNCF CEO to America’s Wealthy: Invest in Black Colleges

Jul.17 — United Negro College Fund President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Lomax says Black college students are facing an “existential moment” since the Black community has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and that’s why the UNCF is working to ensure they stay in college. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn on “Bloomberg Markets.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • World AIDS Day: resources redirected towards fighting Covid-19
  • OECD gives potentially optimistic outlook for 2021 | DW News
  • An Impossible Choice: Teachers Resign Amid Lack Of Covid Protections | NBC News
  • Why are French vaccine-makers lagging in the coronavirus race?
  • Powell Sees Hope, Uncertainties for Economy in Covid-19 Vaccines
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