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Today in HR: Can Pending Legislation Affect Rx Claims Analysis? (5864 hits)
Should a physician’s prescription drug utilization history be confidential information? According to courts in three states, it should be. Although the data in question is not HIPAA protected as it is not personally identifiable PHI, the states wo ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2011 at 9:33AM
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Analysts share experiences with NABA (1389 hits)
Last Thursday, the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) invited two J.P. Morgan analysts to give society members advice on becoming successful in corporate America. The speakers were Robert Pauley III, a former NABA president and Baruc ...
Posted Tuesday, February 9th 2010 at 3:04PM
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Black Leadership... Looking Backwards? (5782 hits)
Why does it seem that when we think about Black intellectuals and leaders, we always focus on the past and not the present? Where is our 2009 W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, or Langston Hughes? It should not take another 7 ...
Posted Monday, December 15th 2008 at 9:47AM
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Uncelebrated Black Heroes - Primus King (6805 hits)
Primus King launched a successful legal challenge to Black voter disenfranchisement in Georgia in 1944, 20 years prior to the Civil Rights Act. From New Georgia Encyclopedia: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2921 On th ...
Posted Wednesday, November 5th 2008 at 2:03PM
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Enter the New Negro: A Spiritual Coming of Age (9756 hits)
This is one of my favorite essays from the Harlem Renaissance era, written by legendary Black intellect Alain Locke. It is stunning to see so many similarities between the African American experience today, and the African American experience nearly ...
Posted Wednesday, November 5th 2008 at 11:03AM
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Following in Their Footsteps: African Americans in the Advertising Industry (4531 hits)
Despite a history of discrimination and marginalization, the African-American consumer base has always been a lucrative and influential market highly desired by leading companies. Today, Black households command $656B in earned income, and African-A ...
Posted Wednesday, October 22nd 2008 at 11:43AM
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100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. to host 6th Annual College Scholarship Fair (7313 hits)
The 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc., will host its 6th Annual College Scholarship Fair on Saturday, November 1, 2008 from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at The Forum, the newly opened event venue at the University of Illinois Chicago, at Roosevelt and Halsted ...
Posted Tuesday, October 7th 2008 at 7:10PM
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Marriage & the Black Community (3726 hits)
I recently read an article in Black College Wire where a Howard student talked about unprotected sex being the new symbol of commitment in a relationship. I'm not necessarily glad to see that trend, but I can't argue that it's not real. That bring ...
Posted Monday, October 6th 2008 at 11:47AM
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Christian Hip-Hop (1357 hits)
Anyone out there into Christian hip hop? Yes, I've heard some really wack artists in this genre, but some hot talent as well... Check out Cross Movement... Street Pastor - local artist out here in OH ...
Posted Monday, October 6th 2008 at 11:02AM
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Area ‘Wire’ actor eyes a rap career (2801 hits)
Andy Vineburg Bucks County Courier-Times Brandon Young's face will be familiar to a lot more TV viewers starting today. But it's his voice that he hopes will ultimately earn him mass recognition. Young, a 1999 Neshaminy High School graduate ...
Posted Tuesday, August 26th 2008 at 10:15AM
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Kamau Austin: African-American Women Business Owners Seek Financing (2397 hits)
by Kamau Austin www.einfonews.com The number of African American women business owners with bank credit of $100,000 or more doubled between 1998 and 2002 according to Wells Fargo's latest research collaboration with Center for Women's Business R ...
Posted Friday, August 15th 2008 at 6:56PM
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Dante Lee: How African-American Entrepreneurs Can Beat the Recession (1769 hits)
by Dante Lee www.blackbusinesscoach.com President Bush calls it an economic "slowdown", but those affected call it a full-blown recession - and rightfully so. Major airlines have folded, hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs, gas prices are ...
Posted Friday, August 15th 2008 at 6:52PM
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Michael Sheffield: Is Network Marketing a Scam? (1402 hits)
Michael Sheffield, Entrepreneur.com Q: Some friends continue to try to recruit me into network marketing deals that seem like some type of money game or pyramid. Other friends tell me they're illegal and I'll get into trouble. How do I know what's ...
Posted Friday, August 15th 2008 at 6:32PM
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Black College Sports: 2008 Angel City Classic (Prairie View A&M vs. Morehouse College) (9324 hits)
Flanked by notable business, community and political leaders, Black Educational Events CEO John T. Fleming officially announced today at the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that the Farmers Insurance Group Angel City Classic will be held Saturd ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 9:26AM
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Sifford works on passing the torch (2287 hits)
Vartan Kupelian and Mike O'Hara The Detroit News Charlie Sifford made a good life in golf, and a lasting imprint on it. He was the first African-American to play on the PGA Tour, and the first inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Siffor ...
Posted Friday, August 8th 2008 at 11:10PM
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Know your History! (1126 hits)
Why do I hear so many people quote W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Stokeley Carmichael, Che Guevara, etc. that have never read any of those leaders' works? In the same way that a news broadcast can twist the words of Obama or McCain, revision ...
Posted Friday, August 8th 2008 at 4:06PM
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Are "Black" themed sites like Black in America discriminatory? (1070 hits)
One question that I occasionally hear from Whites is that while Blacks and other minority groups are able to create organizations and communities centered around race, why is it considered racist for Whites to do the same? I do have to admit that ...
Posted Friday, August 8th 2008 at 10:03AM
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Ebony & Ivory... Do Interracial Relationships weaken our race? (1014 hits)
Before I comment on this subject, I'd like to hear what BlackinAmerica has to say about this... fire away... ...
Posted Thursday, August 7th 2008 at 5:10PM
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Blacks and Police (777 hits)
Whenever African Americans have encounters with law enforcement, it tends to be a very touchy subject. Do you feel like there is a general distrust of law enforcement in our communities? If so, is it warranted? Is the prevalence of crime in our ...
Posted Thursday, August 7th 2008 at 9:49AM
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Flashback (1376 hits)
My mother came across a few family heirlooms and discovered these pictures of the family from the 40's and 50's... I hope I have some nice photos that last for my future children / grandchildren / great grandchildren to appreciate. My grandparents ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 3:40PM
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Why we Travel (757 hits)
If you want a surprisingly accurate predictor of success, don't look at a child's SAT scores... look at how often they traveled during their childhood. When we expose young people to new experiences, new cultures, and changes in environment, we a ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 3:38PM
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Corruption in the Church (999 hits)
Is it just me, or does there seem to be a huge proportion of Blacks that have very little confidence in our religious leaders and institutions? The church has always been an influential part of our community. Recently, the emergence of the tele-ev ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 11:31AM
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Mental Jujitsu for the Black Youth #2: Loyalty (688 hits)
"Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; this means we must develop a world perspective." - Martin Luther King, Jr. Loyalty is faithfulness or devotion to something... a sense of duty that we are obligated to u ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 11:07AM
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What is "Giving Back"? (789 hits)
We often talk about the need for "giving back" or supporting our community, but what does giving back really mean? Usually, the thought of mentoring, community service, or some other outward gesture of hard work or generosity comes to mind. But I ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 10:30AM
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Blacks Don't Take Care of their Families (904 hits)
... And More Black Stereotypes... Blacks don't read. Blacks aren't good with managing money. Blacks are loud and get agitated quickly. Blacks don't have a strong work ethic. Blacks can't get along with each other. Blacks aren't ever on time. ...
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2008 at 4:46PM
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