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Education

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

March 13, 2011

Anybody who thinks that the medical establishment’s secret exploitation of African-Americans in the name of science ended with the notorious Tuskegee Experiment of 1932 has another think coming. Those familiar with the book Medical Apartheid are well aware that such nefarious practices have persisted to the present.

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Black Harvard doctor pens memoir of Jim Crow South

January 3, 2011

The son of a doctor and teacher became the first African-American to graduate from Stanford Medical School, the first African-American resident and surgery professor at Yale and later the first black department head at Harvard’s teaching hospitals.

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Johnson Publishing sells historic building

November 21, 2010

Johnson Publishing Co. has sold its historic building on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue to Columbia College Chicago, the company has announced. It has not yet selected a new home and is to remain in the building for 18 months.

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Why Do I Have to Think Like a Man?

November 1, 2010

The latest contribution to the burgeoning relationship advice books genre is this how-to written from the female perspective by a couple of cutie pies who have a bone or two to pick with comedian Steve Harvey’s best seller on the subject.

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Stopping the Traffic

July 26, 2010

Two of the most prolific authors of erotic fiction sat down for a book reading and interview at North Philadelphia’s Art Sanctuary last Friday night, they were talking not about female empowerment, but about the ultimate in sexual subjugation: the trafficking of girls as young as 13 for sex.

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New book explores development of black men

July 5, 2010

Ordinary Dads in Search of Manhood: Reclaiming Manhood by Niinana Kweku, who has a doctorate in counseling psychology, seeks to reveal what events in a black boy’s life most influence his development into a man.

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