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ChristianaCare announces $500,000 in scholarships for students pursuing health fields, in partnership with HBCU Week Foundation
December 23, 2021
To strengthen and diversify the health care workforce for years to come, ChristianaCare will provide $500,000 in scholarships to 10 students in Delaware who plan to pursue degrees in health care. Administered through the HBCU Week Foundation, each scholarship will provide $12,500 per year in financial support over four years and will include a paid internship at ChristianaCare. ... read more »
Afghanistan: After 20 Years, Thousands Dead and Trillions Spent, Rep. Barbara Lee Proven Right
September 16, 2021
In an August 30 statement on the Afghanistan withdrawal, Congresswoman Lee said: “Twenty years ago, it was clear that rushing into war without a clearly defined mission and exit strategy would risk perpetual war. The Special Inspector General of Afghanistan Reconstruction clearly illustrated in recent reports that ‘U.S. officials rarely had even a mediocre understanding of the Afghan environment, much less how it was responding to U.S. interventions,’ and that this ignorance often came from a ‘willful disregard for information that may have been available.’ In a world where the threat of terrorism cannot be ignored, hopefully we will learn the lessons from the past two decades and not repeat our mistakes.” ... read more »
53 Years After MLK’s Assassination, Children of Civil Rights Icon Fight Voter Suppression
April 15, 2021
Bernice A. King joined the children of late civil rights champions the Rev. C.T. Vivian, and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, in blasting voter suppression laws that have cropped up since the 2020 election. ... read more »
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Michael Abels playing-it-forward in Hollywood
December 3, 2020
While reading the November issue of Forbes, I discovered a new social media app called LUNCH CLUB.  It’s an AI super-connector that makes introductions for 1:1 video meetings to advance your career. During one of the first LunchClub meetings, I met composer Matthew Wang who told me about the Composers Diversity Collective which was co-started by Michael Abels who is best known for his scores for Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning film "Get Out," and "Us," for which, Abels won the World Soundtrack Award, the Jerry Goldsmith Award, a Critics Choice nomination, an Image Award nomination, and multiple critics awards. The hip-hop-influenced score for US was short-listed for the Oscar and was even named “Score of the Decade” by online publication The Wrap. ... read more »
Chargers Longtime Owner Alex Spanos Dies at 95
October 9, 2018
Alex Gus Spanos, owner of the Chargers and founder of A.G. Spanos Companies, a family-owned real estate and construction company, died at age 95 on Tuesday morning. ... read more »
Dollars and Sense: Why Businesses Must Embrace the Clean Energy Movement
April 21, 2016
Business leaders often say, “If it don’t make dollars, it don’t make sense.” We are constantly focused on our bottom line and how to grow our businesses for the future. Successful business owners examine new trends and are constantly trying to figure out how to keep products and services on the cutting edge of industry. Forbes recently released their Top 10 Business Trends That Will Drive Success in 2016 that covered everything from greater customer connections through social media to greater investment in customer service. Yet one of the greatest opportunities for business lies in embracing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Clean Power Plan. ... read more »
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