By Rev. Dr. Janette C. Wilson & Attorney Janice Mathis Esq. Since 2008, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have lost more than $300 million in tuition revenue due to changes in federal loan [...]
By Francisco Ortiz, Kimberly Mayfield Lynch and Kitty Kelly Epstein Marisol, a very effective Bay Area high school teacher, says that she never had a Latino teacher until she was in the 10th grade.
By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison Though C.D.C. (California Department of Corrections) added the word rehabilitation to its heading, I have yet to grasp the meaning of the name change.
What time is it? It’s important to be clear. Is it mid-day and our labors still have hours to go? Or is it evening, our work done, and we can rest our weary heads? &
By Nailah Thompson, DO MPH Last week, a 64 year-old Black man went to his Primary Care physician for a routine check-up. He had no significant medical history but went in after receiving a [...]
By Kimberly Mayfield-Lynch and Kitty Kelly Epstein American schools need Black teachers. There is considerable documented evidence that Black students do better when they have more African-American teachers.
By Jacquelyn M. Williams, DDS What seems important to stress is not only the benefits of brushing and flossing but what an incredible career this is, and the fact that Black dentists are disappearing from [...]
By Michael A. Lenoir, M.D. A large hospital in the Bay Area announced last week that it would no longer support essential services for adult patients with Sickle Cell Anemia.
By Quiana Lewis (Quiana Lewis joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2014 as a program associate, working to build a Culture of Health by helping people attain stable, affordable health coverage.)
The stirring film “Selma” ends with Dr. King leading civil rights marchers across the bridge and to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It will help a new generation of Americans appreciate that [...]