September 27, 2016

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Healthcare Executives

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Kenneth C. Frazier is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Merck & Co., Inc. Kenneth Frazier was born on December 17, 1954, in North Philadelphia. His father, Otis, was a janitor.] Frazier has said Thurgood Marshall was one of … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Healthcare Executives

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Bernard J. Tyson is the chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals — known as Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading integrated health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. With annual operating revenue of … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Black Oil Barons & Baronesses

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!    FEMI OTEDOLA    … [Read more...]

#TGIT: How To Get Away With Murder Season Premiere!

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Saturday Open Thread: President Obama and national parks

This week, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, President Obama designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument encompassing awe-inspiring mountain, forests and waters of north-central Maine. … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Mathematicians

David Harold Blackwell, mathematician and statistician, was the first African American to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences (1965) and is especially known for his contributions to the theory of duels. … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Mathematicians

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Few people are brilliant enough to be a computer programmer or a mathematician. Even fewer can add "rocket scientist for NASA" to their resume. Annie Easley, however, was all three. During her 34-year career, she worked not only on technologies that … [Read more...]