102011Oct

Maurice Cobb: The Ongoing Plight Of Bullying

When I was asked to do a blog on Anti Bullying, I was really taken back. It’s amazing how sometimes you never realize a subject is sensitive to you until you’re asked to write or talk about it. While researching the website, www.stopbullying.gov, I started to thinking about all the years growing up when I had to deal with bullying.

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262011Sep

Myrtle Oates M.D.: Let’s Get Real…Reducing Health Disparities

Recently, Reuters Health published that the life expectancy of a black man in prison is equal to that of his white counterpart. “Less than one percent of men died during incarceration, and there was no difference between black and white inmates. But outside prison walls, blacks have a higher rate of death at any given age than whites.” (Reuters Health, 2011) Of course I had to ask why?

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