Medical Care Racism

Image by Shutterstock One would think that a baby, no matter the race, would get the optimum care at a hospital but that's sadly not the case. A study has recently shown that black babies fare better, have a better chance of survival when in the care of a black doctor. And according to a …

From Up There

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go into space when she travelled there aboard the space shuttle, Discovery.  From there, she enjoyed the vista of earth. This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. Sources: Britannica; Encyclopedia

All These Years…

"When can I see you again?" Darren asked after he pulled on his shirt. "Any time you want," Livia told him. She still couldn't believe that he was here in her bedroom and that they had just finished making love. Her body still tingled all over. She tried not to think about Judi and how …

Stand Up

“I’m tired of hearing people say, all lives matter.” “Well, they do.” “I’m not saying that they don’t.  All I’m saying is that when people say that they are downplaying the Black Lives Matter Movement.” “Black Lives Matter Movement sounds militant.” “It isn’t.  It’s a cry for justice, a cry to end the systemic racism …

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

It was just few days ago when I learned that March was designated as Women's History Month.  Well, today, an identical thing happened to me which prompted me to put this post together in a hurry.  I found out just a few minutes ago that today is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  I also discovered …

Three Legendary Ladies

At the 2015 The Kennedy Center Honors on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, three great ladies--Carol King, Cicely Tyson and Rita Moreno were among the five honorees. Cicely Tyson, at 90 looks as elegant as ever.  She is best known for her role in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.  She was born in Harlem, New York City …

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