Children Book Reviews with Children
My adult instincts were wrong. I also thought 13–year–old Zaria would bristle at the harsh realities and details presented in the Chisholm book.
Black Hospitals Die, How Does Gary’s Remain Alive
In 2019, after serving Northeast, D.C. for 158 years, Providence Hospital closed April 30. In Atlanta, Wellstar has run the Atlanta Medical Center since 2016, but a hospital has operated at that location for more than a century before it closed November 1, 2022. So, how is the heart of Methodist Hospital, in 80 percent Black Gary, still beating?
Sex Workers Face Unique Challenges When Trying to Unionize
In many ways, working in the sex industry is like running a small business. From the hours spent on website maintenance, photography and video editing, ad copywriting, and social media marketing to the emotional labor involved in vetting difficult or demanding clients, many sex workers would agree with the common refrain, “there are no days off!”
What Is Biden Doing on Climate Change?
As exciting as his progress has been, Biden may have faced the greatest threat yet to climate action with the Supreme Court’s decision in June 2022 to restrict the EPA’s ability to limit CO2 from power plants.
POH is intrigued with the Kusi Ideas Festival IV in Nairobi, but will attend the 2022 Calumet Heritage Conference online. Also on line are the KWANZAA 101 event and a Muslim Advocates Town Hall, while poet Rita Dove (pictured) will be at the Library of Congress. Find places to shop Black in New York, Baltimore, DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Hear our new podcasts and join POH contributor and health coach Sameer Dossani's "Surviving the Holidays – Health vs. Having Fun" webinar live from Johannesburg.
Our Instagram followers numbers continue to grow very slowly at about 380. They favored the image of incoming Democrat House Leader Hakeem Jefferies. If the Democrats take control of the House in 2024, as the assumed Speaker of the House, he would be second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President. Our Facebook numbers continue to rise, now toping 7,000 followers!