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JiggAerobics heads to Shark Tank

DRUMROLL! Cheer on LaDonte Lotts as he presents JiggAerobics Fitness to investors on Shark Tank this Friday, April 17. (More)

COVID: WHO TO WATCH

  Harrison and Corbett     

Baton Rouge native, Darnisha Harrison, and her team has developed an antiviral drug with the potential to fight coronavirus. (More)
Kizzmekia Corbett,Ph.D., a scientist with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is leading efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. (MORE)
OTHER NEWS
State of emergency declared for Black America as public health experts reveal coronavirus is airborne
3 reasons why families may not get a stimulus check

With COVID closures, Children in foster care need your voice more than ever
Domestic violence may increase during COVID closures, help exists
Faith leaders urge Gov. Edwards to use emergency powers to release detainees
Congressional Black Caucus, civil rights organizations challenge CDC to provide reports on rate of infections
Gov. Edwards announces creation of COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
REVOLT TV presents ‘State of Emergency’ town hall meeting
 
Message from Congressman Cedric Richmond
SU Law Center
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
SU Ag Center
Volunteers in Public Schools

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is a special section of The Drum, highlighting activities that demonstrate community, compassion, and support that help families through coronavirus pandemic. Email news@thedrumnewspaper.info or call (985) 351-0813.
 

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