Breaking down the NFL’s new minority development incentive proposal.

You are here: Home / News / Breaking down the NFL’s new minority development incentive proposal. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Entering Week 10 in the NFL, the only undefeated team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, was coached by a Black man in Mike Tomlin. Tomlin has been one of the NFL’s most successful head coaches since earning the Steelers’ job back in 2007 at the relatively young age of 35 years old. Unfortunately, Tomlin, the Miami’s Brian Flores, and Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn are…

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The American Medical Association Declares Racism a Public Health Threat in New Policy

New policy adopted by physicians at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Special Meeting of its House of Delegates (HOD) recognizes racism as a public health threat and commits to actively work on dismantling racist policies and practices across all of health care. In June 2020, the AMA Board of Trustees acknowledged the health consequences of violent police interactions and denounced racism as an urgent threat to public health, pledging action to confront systemic racism, racial injustice and police brutality. Building on our pledge this past summer to confront systemic racism…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th November 2020

Cancer: vaccine will be available in Nigeria 2021 – Dr Bagudu. Strengthening Primary, Maternal Health Care delivery in Nigerian communities. Antimicrobial resistance affecting treatment of malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS -WHO. Three states report 76 deaths from yellow fever in 11 days – NCDC. 2 Children die of complications as Ogun begins deworming 700,000 pupils. COVID-19 has complicated efforts at ending TB — Buhari. FG not doing enough to promote robust nutrition goals’. 3,215 children under age five died in Nigeria within five years –NPC. Yellow fever: Anambra govt vaccinates 5.5 million residents.…

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Hope in Europe over COVID-19 vaccine readiness

Optimism is flowing through Europe as the two most promising vaccines may be ready by the end of the year. Pfizer, associated to the German BioNTech, and Moderna are the two companies in a race to get the authorities’ approval first. While the speed of this competition worries some analysts, there’s great hope as well. “If we do this in dialogue with the authorities then there is a chance that we can receive approval from the US or Europe or both regions this year still. It’s also possible that we…

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South Africa: Constitutional Court Victory for Domestic Workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994 After 26 years of democratic rule, domestic workers employed in private homes are at last covered by the provisions of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA), and damages can be claimed for work-related injuries, illnesses and death. The Constitutional Court ruling on Thursday, declaring provisions of the Act to be unconstitutional, ruled that the order will apply retrospectively to 27 April 1994, allowing domestic workers previously injured and their families…

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This Is The Rudy Giuliani Who Black People Warned America About

Source: BRYAN R. SMITH / Getty UPDATED: 6:00 a.m. ET, Nov. 20, 2020 — Original story published Nov. 20, 2019: “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Maya Angelou At this point, it’s unclear which unconscionable insistence is more dangerous: Rudy Giuliani‘s baseless claims of voting fraud in order to steal the election from Joe Biden under the falsest of pretenses, or the mainstream media narrative that he is “America’s Mayor.” It should be more than obvious that both of those premises are patently false…

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Covid-19 en RDC : 121 nouveaux cas confirmés, dont 104 à Kinshasa, 8 au Nord-Kivu et 8 dans le Sud-Kivu jeudi

Depuis le début de l’épidémie déclarée le 10 mars 2020, le cumul des cas est de 12.129, dont 12.128 cas confirmés et 1 cas probable. Au total, il y a eu  324 décès  (323 cas confirmés et 1 cas probable) et 11.242 personnes guéries.    121 nouveaux cas confirmés, dont 104 à Kinshasa, 8 au Nord-Kivu et 8 dans le Sud-Kivu ; 385 échantillons testés ; 1 nouveau décès des cas confirmés dans les CTCo ; 27 nouvelles personnes sorties guéries des CTCo et chez les patients suivis à domicile, dont 20 à Kinshasa, 5 au Kongo Central, 1 dans le Haut- Katanga et 1 au Nord-Kivu ; Harmonisation des…

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Uganda: Bobi Wine Arrest – Death Toll Climbs to 29

The death toll from Wednesday’s protests against the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has risen to 29. The National Unity Platform (NUP) flag bearer was arrested on Wednesday in Luuka District while on the campaign trail. Police and medical sources said most of the deceased died of gunshot wounds and suffocation. At least 19 people were killed in Kampala Metropolitan Police, which covers Kampala City, Wakiso and Mukono districts. Police, however, put the official figure at 16. “We are still analysing and receiving reports of the…

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South Africa: Hope and Religion in a Time of Crisis – Evidence From Colombia and South Africa

Strict lock-down regulations, that have been implemented during the COVID-19, pandemic have broad implications for well-being. In many countries, businesses and other kinds of operations had to adjust or close. Unemployment rates rose and economic activity slowed dramatically. Alongside concerns about financial security, stay-at-home orders have disrupted daily routines and physically isolated citizens from people and places that were part of their everyday lives. These conditions have led to much psychological distress around the world. However, people who live in countries where conditions were already challenging before the pandemic could…

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