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Trump’s Latest Executive Orders Seen as Attempts to Sabotage a Biden Administration and Eliminate Diversity and Inclusion Programs
October 29, 2020
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the House Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, recently introduced a bill (H.R. 8595) to invalidate Executive Order 13950 and preserve diversity and inclusion training programs at federal departments and agencies as well as in the private sector. ... read more »
Ballmer Group Donates $240K to Shared Harvest | myCovidMD in the Fight for Our Lives for L.A.’s Marginalized Communities
October 1, 2020
Ballmer Group's sizable contribution allows Shared Harvest | myCovidMD to expand their reach specifically in predominantly Black communities in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Dr. Dale Okorodudu addresses healthcare disparities in this new pandemic world
June 11, 2020
Dr. Okorodudu has been smashing society’s stereotype of what a doctor looks like ever since he started as an undergrad and continues to move forward with renewed vigor ... read more »
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Will Your Dream Job Ever Become Your Reality?
January 16, 2020
If one of your resolutions for the start of the new calendar year is the pursuit of that ever-elusive dream job, you’re not alone. A survey of 2,000 American adults taken by the virtual phone company, TollFreeForwarding, revealed that only about 24% of respondents will ever get to become what they wanted to be when they were younger. And just a tiny fraction of us — only 10% — can make that claim right now. ... read more »
Civil Rights Icon and Congressman John Lewis Announces Cancer Diagnosis
January 2, 2020
Lewis announced on the last week of 2019 that he has been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. ... read more »
Prostate screening is a must
May 30, 2019
African-American men are twice as likely to develop prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from it. ... read more »
Rep. Moore Reveals Cancer Diagnosis and How the ACA Saved Her Life
February 7, 2019
In a televised interview, Moore revealed her cancer diagnosis and where she believes she’d be if it weren’t for former President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation which allows her to afford the treatments and necessary medication to fight the deadly disease. ... read more »
Women of Color Physicians Severely Underrepresented in the Medical Field
December 7, 2017
Aside from absence of diversity among medical school faculty, participants also reported incidents of “overt racism” from lecturers and experience of unequal treatment during medical school and residency. ... read more »
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Association of Black Women Physicians Celebrates 36 Years
December 7, 2017
Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Elaine Batchlor recognized for their dedication and commitment to the community, as ABWP celebrated 36 years of service in Los Angeles, CA. ... read more »
Black Doctors Earn Less than Whites
April 27, 2017
African-American doctors typically work in primary care rather than specialties, the survey noted. ... read more »
Diversity among Doctors Drives Trust in Health Care
March 2, 2016
Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country. By celebrating these pioneers who helped shape America, ... read more »
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