Tag: community

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/

How The Black Community Is Waking Up To A Post-Pandemic Reality

July 10, 2021
The effort to get the word out about the coronavirus pandemic and spreading information about vaccinations means meeting people where they are for the White House COVID Response Team, so a large part of their plan was to do just that in places like beauty salons and barbershops, which were already helping to educate their

The Daily Bucket fosters community among citizen scientists and friends alike

May 22, 2021
Appy, who writes regularly for the Bucket, agrees that although the group is grounded in nature, the personal connections in comment threads have solidified a far-flung assortment of people into “one big, happy, growing family.” Appy adds that the group sparked for them “a renewed interest in photography. My progress in that craft has been

SOMALIA/KENYA : Kenya's Somali community steps up pressure on Kenyatta over border tensions

January 30, 2021
The letter dispatched by the Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta to the African Union (AU) on 25 January was especially curt Source link

When the Daily Kos Community unites behind a cause, watch out!

October 17, 2020
When we work together, we may not move mountains, but we block pipelines—a much more ecologically desirable outcome. In 2011, member Bill McKibben, environmentalist founder of 350.org, wrote “Um, thanks to all,” after Transcanada suspended the Keystone pipeline. “Back in the early days of the Keystone fight, it was hard to get anyone to pay

‘Resiliency, Strength and Community Collaboration’: How Tree Of Life Synagogue Is Moving Forward 1 Year After Tragedy

November 9, 2019
One year after a gunman killed 11 people inside Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, flowers, artwork and other objects of memorabilia surround what is now the site of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history, as congregants outline tentative plans on reopening the house of worship. Eleven people were killed and six were injured on…

Organizing for affordable housing in the South

September 17, 2015
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation funds organizations in the South working to move people and places out of poverty. The foundation recently launched a “Southern Voices” oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. The latest installment features stories about organizing for affordable housing. For more stories

Black Athletes Stand with Black Community in Protest

December 20, 2014
BBC History – Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was the first man to win the undisputed world heavyweight boxing title three times. … play Muhammad Ali refuses to fight in the Vietnam War … Derrick Rose, Lebron James, members of St Louis Rams Stand with Black Community in Protest Echoing the example set by Muhammad Ali, some 50

[1/7] The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

October 17, 2014
The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars. Writen and Directed

RBG | "The Black Power MixTape" Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary

October 17, 2014
FULL FILM DESCRIPTION http://blackpowermixtape.com/ In the late ’60s, after the assassination of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, the civil rights movement in America gave way to a more militant breed of activists who were demanding greater self-determination for the African-American community and the right to defend themselves against a system they felt was