Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As states wrangle with whether or not to pursue Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, they should look carefully at the serious implications for oral health, especially for poor and minority children if Medicaid services are...

Can San Antonio Be the Latino Atlanta?

Does San Antonio have the resources to create a powerful Latino middle class similar to the black middle class that exists in Atlanta, Georgia? It’s a good question, one that San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro has asked himself, and hopes...
 A consumer group which continues to experience population growth, has unique generational behavioral trends and characteristics, and a projected buying power of $1.1 trillion by 2015, African-Americans are still a viable market segment full of business opportunities, according to...
President Abraham Lincoln's initial proclamation to free U.S. Southern slaves, issued 150 years ago this week, is enjoying a public showcase to match its rising profile among historians. Lincoln released his lesser-known preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862 —...

Dr. Tim Johnson

Name: Dr. Tim Johnson Title/Occupation: Founder and Chairman Organization: EFrederick Douglass Foundation What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Founder and Chairman of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, Dr. Timothy Johnson made history on June 13, 2009, when he was elected Vice Chairman...

Philip Davis Guggenheim

Name: David Hinson Title/Occupation: Film Director and Producer Organization: Entertainment Industry What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Philip Davis Guggenheim is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24,...
Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade made several appearances in Washington DC today.  His first stop was at the book pavilion at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference.  Later he was at the popular Politics and Prose bookstore...
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – For the first time during the administration of President Barack Obama he will not keynote the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner tonight, closing out the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (CBC-ALC). Instead it...
A seven-foot tall bronze statue of abolitionist and Black orator Frederick Douglass is likely to soon join a bust and a statue of two other African American icons in the U.S. Capitol thanks to a measure that cleared Congress...
#CBCFALC2012. "All the parties tonight will be jam packed," said Juan Thomas, Chair of the Law and Religion Section of the National Bar Association. "I have a friend that likes to say 'Blacks are good and doing 'entertainment' but not 'important,'"...