GILEAD SCIENCES AND A COALITION OF LGBTQ+ AND HUMAN RIGHTS FOCUSED ORGANIZATIONS MOBILIZE TO ADDRESS MONKEYPOX PUBLIC  HEALTH EMERGENCY 

GILEAD SCIENCES AND A COALITION OF LGBTQ+ AND HUMAN RIGHTS FOCUSED ORGANIZATIONS MOBILIZE TO ADDRESS MONKEYPOX PUBLIC  HEALTH EMERGENCY  – Gilead Will Provide up to $5 Million in Global Grant Funding to Immediately Support Public  Education and Vaccine Hesitancy Communications, a Public Policy Response and a Global Outbreak Emergency Fund for Community Organizations in Regions with Active Monkeypox Outbreaks...

African American Workshop and Lecture Series opens Oct. 11

The University of Oregon African American Workshop and Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 11 with a presentation by Vanderbilt University professor Ebony O. McGee.Her lecture “Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation” will highlight both overt and systemic racism in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and the various ripple effects that result.The talk will take place...

Philadelphia apologises for experiments on African-American inmates CanIndia News

The US city of Philadelphia issued a formal apology for experiments conducted on African-American inmates at a prison decades ago. From the 1950s to the 1970s, inmates of Holmesburg Prison were intentionally exposed to pharmaceuticals, viruses, fungus,...

Greed and profit at heart of racism, lynching expert says

WACO—Systemic racism has more to do with greed and profit than with race-based hatred, a Baylor University authority on lynching told a Christian community development conference. “Racism is not fundamentally about identity but about political economy,” said Malcolm Foley, director of Black church studies at Baylor’s Truett Theological Seminary. Foley, special adviser to the university president for equity and...