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Did you know that April is Minority Health Month? Every year, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) dedicate the month of April to shed light on the disparities experienced by historically marginalized communities. What is Minority Health Month? In 1915, Booker T. Washington established the National Negro Health Week; National
1. Clara E. Westrop & the Women’s Federal Savings Bank: If that name sounds familiar, that’s because Clara is a Cleveland native and has a school on the west side named after her. That is in large part because Clara founded the Women’s Federal Savings Bank in 1922, the first savings and loan association directed
Happy Women’s History Month! Let’s start off again with some fast facts about the who, what, where, when, why, and how of celebrating the accomplishments of women. In a similar vein to Black History Month, Women’s History Month actually started in 1978 as Women’s History Week. It began as a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California
Black History Month is an exciting time of year when we are encouraged to think about the lasting impact that Black people have made to American History. It is an opportunity for us to consider how (and why) important historical figures may have been left out of many of our formal educations. The sad truth
Happy Black History Month! Before diving into the impact of ever-changing language, let’s start with some fast facts about these 28 days in February. The first iteration of Black History Month was Negro History Week in 1926 and was sponsored by the organization now known as Association for the Study of African American Life and
This coming Monday, we pause for a moment to reflect on the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated on the third Monday in January, in honor of Dr. King’s birthday on the 15th, this national holiday has a fascinating history that truly embodies the efforts of an everyday man