Can one make a living as an artist? Sure. Artists no longer have to
starve. But they do have to be creative in finding money streams. They can even be entrepreneurs like Tchale Figueira, one of the most sought-after artists in the African nation, who manages a
home-based gallery with his wife. Here, we talk to Figueira about the art business.
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.