April is National Minority Health Month, and this year the focus is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” National
Minority Health Month was actually launched more than 100 years ago as
National Negro Health Week, when back in April 1915, Dr. Booker T.
Washington sent a letter to Black newspapers suggesting the "National
Negro Health Week." Here, Shelia Thorne tells us why it's still necessary.
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of
Commerce named Eric H. Kearney president and CEO of the organization. Prior, he served as Ohio Senate minority leader and Ohio Senator for the 9th District.
Many of us know him from his days of reporting on MTV News’ music video
shows and news specials and his high-profile interviews ranging from the
biggest names in hip-hop music to President Barack Obama, but Sway
Calloway is about to become even more recognized.
The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, an invitation only
legal organization recognizing excellence of practitioners in the field,
named Zulu Ali one of their top best 10 lawyers. Director of the American Committee for United Nations Oversight, Ali opened the Law Offices of Zulu Ali with a focus on representing
persons accused of crimes and seeking criminal justice, immigrants,
victims of discrimination, and persons seeking civil justice.