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Stigma and shame, hope and recovery

I am in recovery from an opioid use disorder. Most people in my life do not know this. I am hyperaware of...

Veterans: Here’s what you need to know to select a Medicare plan for your health needs

Americans have faced many important decisions this year, with more on the horizon. As we look to overcome the challenges of the...

Be a fighter for the truth

I recently watched former President Barack Obama’s interview with Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes. Former President Obama spoke about the state of...

Danger for well-meaning white folks

Is “listening and learning” in danger of becoming the new “thoughts and prayers”?  A 20-year-old — which is the...

Blatant racism is rare but reminds us that subtle racism is common

The racism we Black Americans experience isn’t always visible to the naked eye. Many Black Americans who have been pulled over for...

Bacon Bits: White history

All the focus is always on Black history or the Black experience. For every question of Black history, there...

Creating proactive communities: What is a proactive community? (Part II)

In many efforts to alleviate societal issues and address the issue of poverty, many schools, businesses, nonprofits and faith-based institutions often engage...

Are job training programs the answer to racial equity?

In an Indiana Business Journal (IBJ) article, author Hayleigh Colombo shared data from the Opportunity Atlas study showing major persistent income disparities between Blacks...

Tic Toc Tech: Study, sports and service

If you want to pursue a four-year college education with a scholarship and continue your athletics, take a look at the military academies or...

Random But Relevant: A super and major suggestion of the Second Reconstruction

Media has a hold on the way history has been written and how herstory will be written and whether memorializes or massacres, commemorates or...
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