Friday, July 1, 2016
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Pat Geraghty

Name: Pat Geraghty Title/Occupation: Chairman & CEO Organization: Florida Blue What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Patrick J. Geraghty is chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Florida Blue. Prior to joining Florida Blue in 2011, Geraghty was president...
The more liberally-tolerant we are asked to be on mainstream television, the less we see of tolerance towards traditional values in non-news programming. “Modern Family” once again won the Emmy for Best Comedy Series. After 31 nominations over3 years, it...
Chalk this one up to another instance of kicking the ladder out from the people coming up behind you. Mia Love, a Republican candidate for Congress in Utah, who is challenging Jim Matheson, a Blue Dog Democrat who has...
By Damon Williams of the Philadelphia Tribune The Philadelphia School Partnership, via the Great Schools Fund, has contributed nearly a quarter of a million dollars to a collaboration between educational institutions Samuel Powel Elementary, Science Leadership Academy and Drexel University...
By James Wright A U.S. senator who's known as a consensus builder and adept in dealing with various racial groups, convened a forum designed to assist beleaguered African-American businesses nationwide. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) sponsored a roundtable, "Closing the Wealth...
Most Americans are familiar with measuring poverty in terms of dollars and cents, believing that the dividing line between rich and poor is one that separates high incomes from medium – and low-range earnings. But a new study on...
Newsroom and television management opportunities remain “bleak” for journalists of color, according to a report released by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) last week. The Television Newsroom Management Diversity Census (which is in its fifth year) found that...
By Michael Robinson for the Philadelphia Tribune The Moneywise Empowerment Tour is a free financial fitness/financial empowerment program, scheduled for Oct. 6, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church, 750 South Broad St. in Philadelphia, where the Rev....
President Obama's got 99 problems, but Mitt Romney ain't one.  “If you’re having bank problems, I feel bad for you son / I got 99 problems, but Mitt’s not one.” That's the chorus of this remix featuring Jay-Z hit “99 Problems.” Some comic...
By J. Kojo Livingston Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Louisiana Weekly Using government documents and direct investigations a group has issued a call to action, citing that in the first six (6) months of 2012 a Black...