Category Archives: CNN – US

Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Emergency room nursing staff at a Detroit hospital were told to leave Sunday night after they refused to work and demanded more nurses be brought into their overrun emergency room, health care workers there told CNN. The night shift ER nurses at Sinai-Grace Hospital refused to leave the break room until hospital administrators brought in…MORE

Volunteers fixed 20,000 N95 masks for Memphis hospital in a weekend

Volunteers fixed 20,000 N95 masks for Memphis hospital in a weekend

A group of volunteers has been working to repair 27,000 desperately needed N95 protective masks for a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital battling the coronavirus pandemic — and they got most of them done in a weekend. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis recently found dozens of cases of the masks in storage but couldn’t use them because the elastic…MORE

Earl G. Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise, dies

Earl G. Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise, dies

Earl G Graves, Sr., founder of Black Enterprise — the media company focused on black entrepreneurship and black businesses — died Monday at the age of 85. Graves “passed away quietly after a long battle with Alzheimer’s,” his son and current Black Enterprise CEO Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. wrote on Twitter. “I loved and admired…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Tuesday’s Dirt

Ezra Miller, who plays The Flash, grabbed a fan by the neck and shoved her to the ground in Iceland last week.  He got angry because he thought she was being ‘pushy.’  The whole thing was caught on video but it does appear that he might be play fighting. Alec Baldwin has announced that he…

Monday’s Dirt

Pink has announced that she tested positive for coronavirus but has already recovered.  She says her 3 year-old son, Jameson was also showing symptoms but a few days ago, they were both re-tested and are now negative. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have announced they are expecting a baby girl. Logan Williams, who plays the…