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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
by Kamau Austin
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
by Dante Lee
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
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
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
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.
Posted Friday, August 8th 2008 at 11:10PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
... 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