“It’s kind of like a wound that has a scab,” said Teron Carter, 49, standing across the street from Cup Foods, the deli near Floyd’s fatal encounter with the police. “A wound that has a scab is still a wound, it’s just that the scab is on top. And if you scrape that scab a certain way, it reopens the wound.” … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter | From Columbus to Confederates, anger about statues boils over
“We’re all in this together, but these brands were more in this together with you,” says Brand Keys president Robert Passikoff. “It’s the politics, the pandemic, and protests. The brands that fall into the Venn diagram of those three things are the ones people are attributing the value of patriotism to more strongly. It’s not that other brands aren’t patriotic.” … [Read more...] about Can you guess what Fox News and Netflix have in common?
The Thayers weren’t the only family looking for therapeutic settings. The 1870s marked the start of the sanatorium movement, in which individuals who had tuberculosis, or thought they might, were able to steel themselves against the illness in medically supervised, open-air compounds often near the mountains, desert or the sea. At the time, tuberculosis was the cause of roughly one in seven deaths in the U.S. … [Read more...] about How creativity can help us navigate COVID-19: Lessons from the 19th century
According to an article by Mark Best and Duncan Neuhauser in Quality and Safety in Health Care, “Physicians resisted these changes for several reasons. Washing of hands before treating each patient would be too much work. In the long run, solving this problem would require rebuilding hospitals so that sinks and running water were within reach. The profession of being a physician was divinely blessed, so it would be unreasonable to think they could cause disease. Semmelweis was saying that doctors were the cause of death. Egos were often inversely proportional to the evidence, and the scientific evidence was very scant at this time”. … [Read more...] about The doctor who started the ‘Wash Your Hands’ revolution
Origin Story: 2 Chainz 2 Chainz (Tauheed Epps), formerly known as Tity Boi, lived a lot of lives before enjoying his musical breakthrough. The Grammy-nominated rapper was born and raised in College Park, Georgia, and pursued basketball when he was in high school and on a scholarship in college. He first played at Alabama State University in the mid-’90s, but finished his college career at Virginia State with a degree in psychology. Both schools are HBCUs (historically black colleges/universities), which are a part of the NCAA, a league 2 Chainz is passionate about. 2 Chainz advocates for the NCAA to pay its players on one of his most recent albums, the LeBron James-produced Rap or Go to the League (2019). … [Read more...] about The fan’s guide to Verzuz’s Rick Ross vs. 2 Chainz: Everything you need to know