‘This Constitutes a Mass Grave’: Experts Find Remains In Area Near Site Where Tulsa Race Massacre Victims Are Thought to be Buried

During excavations on Wednesday, Oct. 21, experts discovered the remains of at least 10 people in an unmarked mass grave near the site of the ‘”Original 18″ area where victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre are likely buried. Archaeologists and forensic scientists in Oklahoma began a second excavation on Monday in search of 18 victims of the massacre, who are thought to have been buried in a section of Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery. Officials believe that 18 Black victims, whose names are listed on a ledger at a white-owned funeral home,…

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Ilara Health Secures $1.1M Grant to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes in Kenya

Kenyan healthtech start-up positioned to impact antenatal care in peri-urban areas with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ilara Health, the healthtech company which provides point of care diagnostic testing to small primary care clinics in Kenya, has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will be used to develop effective antenatal care (ANC) interventions and tech based solutions for pregnant women unable to access essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ilara Health, in tandem with the Kisumu Ministry of Health…

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