50 Years Ago: Voting Rights Act

Via https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/08/06/50-years-ago Congressman John Lewis Aug 6, 2015 10:05 AM This morning, Congressman John Lewis sent the following message to the White House email list, reflecting on the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and highlighting the barriers to the vote that are still present today. Every year, I head…

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TGN Brief: Train Tracks and Heart Attacks

TGN Brief: Train Tracks and Heart Attacks: Environmental Noise And Health Disparities Elvin T. Price, Pharm.D., Ph.D. @DrElvinP Train tracks often serve as unofficial “welcome mats” to predominately African American neighborhoods.  On the other side of these unofficial welcome mats; we observe health disparities that continue to puzzle our nation’s top healthcare…

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Dr. Emmett Carson Shares His Philanthropy Story

"It's a privilege to work to make the world a better place." Dr. Emmett Carson In honor of Black Philanthropy Month 2015, we are replaying interviews from philanthropists we've interviewed over the past two years. We are kicking off the month with our conversation with Dr. Emmett Carson, President and CEO of…

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