May 2012

May 31st, 2012
Written by Rita Rizzo in Common Ties That Bind, Latest News with 0 Comments
A few weeks ago I read an online article entitled Should White Folks Profit from Diversity Work? by Jamie Utt . I found the topic intriguing so I posted the article on my facebook page and posed the question in a number of diversity workshops I have presented. I implored my friends and business associates of all races, creeds, and colors to give me feedback on the topic. All of my inquiries were...
May 31st, 2012
Written by Rita Cook in Latest News, Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
California’s desert is a magical place and nowhere is that more obvious than when visiting the ethnic diversity of the little town of Borrego Springs. While there is a plethora of things to do and see in this desert area, one experience that stands above all others is checking out the 130 metal sculptures dotting the town’s dusty landscape.Ricardo Breceda, a renowned metal artist, created all the...
May 30th, 2012
Written by Rita Cook in Focus on Health, Latest News with 0 Comments
Robert N. Suter, DO of Methodist Charlton Medical Center Medical Group in Dallas quotes Benjamin Franklin when asked what are some of the recommendations he makes for all women regarding health screenings on a regular basis. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”Indeed, and particular health issues affect certain female ethnic groups more often. For example, Suter says black women...
May 29th, 2012
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Latest News, Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
How prevalent is the practice of putting American citizens in jail for not being able to pay their debt? It is a practice, the prevalence of which is worth examining especially in these economically challenging times. Not doing so is to allow a practice found in a more uncivilized society to tarnish how the American ideal of capitalism and individual rights should work together for the common...
May 25th, 2012
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Cause and Civility, Latest News with 0 Comments
This Memorial Day weekend, President Barack Obama will once again honor our war heroes at Arlington Cemetery, as will many communities across the nation. It is a great time to not only think of their gallantry, but the common patriotism that existed among them despite their racial and ethnic backgrounds.As the saying goes, neither race nor religion matters when you are in the foxhole. No doubt,...