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Black History Beyond One Month

Black History Beyond One Month

by | February 22, 2018

Another year, another February, and we are deep into another Black History Month. Various insti

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3 Unsung Afro-Puerto Rican Heroes

3 Unsung Afro-Puerto Rican Heroes

by | February 21, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, I felt compelled to highlight Black Puerto Ricans. Anti-blackn

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Art As Political Resistance

Art As Political Resistance

by | February 18, 2018

For many people, America feels heavy. Whether mounting political challenges or the general decl

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Obscure Report Documents Racial Health Inequalities

Obscure Report Documents Racial Health Inequalities

by | February 15, 2018

In my previous post, I shared the story of my discovery of the now-defunct National Negro Healt

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How I Respond to Culturally Offensive Remarks

How I Respond to Culturally Offensive Remarks

by | February 7, 2018

Anyone who knows me personally knows that I try my best to avoid conflict. I am not confrontati

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One Month of Black History is Not Enough

One Month of Black History is Not Enough

by | February 1, 2018

Black History Month is here. It is a time when we celebrate the many accomplishments and contri

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Black History Month: Opportune Time for Health Emphasis

Black History Month: Opportune Time for Health Emphasis

by | January 30, 2018

In celebration of Black History Month, we remember Booker T. Washington as the founder of a his

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Exemplary Philly Charter School Should Stay Open

Exemplary Philly Charter School Should Stay Open

by | January 26, 2018

Just take a look at the number of students from Eastern University Academy Charter School in Ph

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New Blog Explores Health, Wellness Education

New Blog Explores Health, Wellness Education

by | January 18, 2018

Welcome to the inaugural Diverse blog of Tanya Leake, an engineer-turned-"healthpreneur" based

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Becoming Latino: Why Our Safe Spaces Matter

Becoming Latino: Why Our Safe Spaces Matter

by | January 17, 2018

Growing up in the Bronx, I was accustomed to identifying as Puerto Rican. I was surrounded by c

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Recent Trump Comments Smack of Racism

Recent Trump Comments Smack of Racism

by | January 16, 2018

Last week, a number of journalists, radio hosts, pundits and ordinary folk have worked themselv

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Praying for Kindness in 2018

Praying for Kindness in 2018

by | January 9, 2018

I can remember people many years ago making New Year’s resolutions. These were things we want

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

by | January 4, 2018

Imagine what it is like to dread going home for the holiday break because all semester you stru

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Newspaper Profile Reinforces White Supremacy

Newspaper Profile Reinforces White Supremacy

by | December 6, 2017

Much of social media –- as well as some private citizens and mainstream media --whipped thems

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Sexual Harassment Leaves Lasting Emotional Scars

Sexual Harassment Leaves Lasting Emotional Scars

by | November 30, 2017

Sexual harassment is nothing new. It didn’t just come on the scene recently. Women and some m

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