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Seeding Change Documentary Inspiring Consumers to Shop Smarter for the Planet Debuts on Earth Day

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Seeding Change explores how businesses are working to create positive change   SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — This Earth Day, Seeding Change, an award-winning, thought-provoking documentary will give an inside look into how large corporations affect climate change, inspiring consumers to shop smarter. Directed by renowned filmmaker Richard Yelland, the film takes a first-hand look at mission-based businesses that are working to fight…

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Hospitals Across the USA Are Taking Steps to Provide Equitable Care and Inclusivity to Minority Patients

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Celebrate National Minority Health Month with Vidatak’s solutions that reduce health disparities. Your response to this opportunity counts.   ANN ARBOR, Mich – When patients and providers speak different languages, hospital leadership must recognize the increased risk of miscommunication and clinical errors inherent to this predicament. These miscommunications, misunderstandings and errors result in adverse events and inequitable care. Hospital leaders need to acknowledge how often routine…

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Brenda Bonna’s New Book ‘Girl Besides’ is a Touching Tale of Finding True Friendship

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NEW YORK (Newswire.com) – Brenda Bonna, a bilingual author, has completed her most recent book “Girl Besides”: a heart-warming tale of friendship between five girls who come from different cultural backgrounds. Brenda writes, “Four preteen girls from different countries, continents, and islands are seen growing up in the United States with unity, love, and wisdom. From a young age, each…

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FDA Continues to Advance Over-the Counter and Other Screening Test Development

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Following recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration actions to support test development, the FDA took swift action this week to get more tests for screening asymptomatic individuals on the market. Today, the agency authorized several tests for over-the-counter (OTC) use without a prescription when used for serial screening. In addition to the tests authorized for OTC use, one serial screening…

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Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation Marks 10th Anniversary (video)

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SARASOTA, Fla., March 30, 2021 – To mark its 10-year anniversary, the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is calling on people across the U.S. to take small, daily actions to reduce water waste and promote the sustainability of our nation’s water ecosystems. The challenge, presented by the Wyland Foundation and Toyota, kicks off with a live mural painting at…

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TWENTY PEARLS Documentary Film about First Black-Greek Letter Organization Now Available Nationwide

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, IncorporatedÂŽ Makes History with Film Production and Distribution   Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, IncorporatedŽ announces the North American release of TWENTY PEARLS, the official documentary film which chronicles the organization’s history. Narrated by Phylicia Rashād, TWENTY PEARLS journeys through 113 provocative years.  Only 40 years past the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, nine Black college women enrolled…

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Comerica Bank Launches National Initiative to Combat Violence Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

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Committing $100,000 to Nonprofit Organizations to Support Asian American and Pacific Islander Seniors   Comerica Bank announced a national program to counter the rise in racially motivated violence targeting the elderly of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities that has occurred since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Comerica’s newly created Asian Senior Citizens Anti-Violence Initiative will focus on directing $100,000 in…

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Association of Black Cardiologists Condemns Violent Attacks and Racism Against Asian Americans

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The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and our cardiovascular partners are stunned and saddened by the mass murder of eight women, six of Asian descent, in Atlanta. The killings highlight the horrific rise in hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans since the pandemic began. While this population, like Blacks and Hispanics, has long been subject to overt and subtle racism,…

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Asian Hall of Fame Seeks Severe Penalties for Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

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CEO releases “Make Hate Crimes a Crime” call to action on social media LOS ANGELES, CA, March 25, 2021/PRNewswire/ — Anti-Asian violence and open acts of hate against Asians of all nationalities continue to escalate in America and worldwide. Asian Hall of Fame, a global recognition program that advances equity, excellence and equality seeks more severe penalties for hate crimes…

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Racial Justice research report released by the Literacy Research Association

The Literacy Research Association (LRA) has released a Literacy Research Report entitled Racial Justice in Literacy Research. “For centuries, literacy has been at the center of the dehumanization of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, a national insurrection, the waning of a global pandemic, exacerbated educational inequity across the globe, and the recent anti-Asian hate crimes…

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