FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

Unscrupulous individuals are invading the lives of families who lost a loved one to COVID-19. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an announcement on April 13, 2021, that warns scammers are masquerading as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employees and offering to help pay funeral expenses. A real government relief program will pay up to […]

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Usage Halted Due to Rare Blood Clots

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Usage Halted Due to Rare Blood Clots

CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Sccuchat and FDC Director for Biologics Evaluation and Research Peter Marks released a statement calling for the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine administration to be paused as of April 13, 2021. They made this determination out of an abundance of caution after six cases of a rare and severe […]

CSU Presents 4-Day Virtual Black Media & Entertainment Industry Conference

CSU Presents 4-Day Virtual Black Media & Entertainment Industry Conference

Chicago State University (CSU) offers a free 4-day virtual event to connect local film and television professionals with industry leaders. The Department of Communications, Media Arts & Theatre Departments are sponsoring the conference to be held April 27-30, 2021. The keynote speaker is the President of Media Sales for BET Networks. Panelists include artists who […]

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