74% Funded!!! Only 26% to go!!! Please help me fund my residency! My birthday is around the corner… forget gifts or buying me a drink, reaching my goal would mean the world, and would help me further my career!
All I want for my birthday :’(
50% of Americans Couldn't Come Up with $2,000 in... →
Nearly half of Americans are living in a state of “financial fragility,” a new paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research reveals. To determine this statistic, researchers from the George Washington School of Business, Princeton University, and Harvard Business School asked survey participants whether they would be able to come up with $2,000 for an “unexpected expense in the next...
Parents keep child's gender secret →
lipstick-feminists: “So it’s a boy, right?” a neighbour calls out as Kathy Witterick walks by, her four month old baby, Storm, strapped to her chest in a carrier. Each week the woman asks the same question about the baby with the squishy cheeks and feathery blond hair. Witterick smiles, opens her arms wide, comments on the sunny spring day, and keeps walking. She’s used to it. The neighbours...
Separate and Unequal: Why Are so Many Minority... →
Education researcher Lloyd Dunn first documented the disproportionate assignment of minority students to special education in 1968. Since then, the United States has made little progress toward equity.
So why is it that Black women are so invisible in social situations? Some argue...– Melissa Burkley, Ph.D. The Social Thinker Blog: “Are Black Women Invisible?” Psychology Today 2010 (via tobia)
Soooo, I only have 4 weeks left to raise $5,200! I really need your help. So far I’ve only raised about 35% of my goal, and if I don’t reach the full amount by June 15th…I don’t get any money :( I really cannot do this without you! There are several ways you can help- whether it’s by donating or by spreading the word, I appreciate any help I can get. Every...
So apparently Cancer was cured last week, but no... →
Vishuddha: Dalai Lama’s 18 rules for living →
mujerinterrumpida: 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6. Don’t let a...
fuckyeahlatinamericanhistory: Black In Latin America Mexico and Peru: The Black Grandma In The Closet This is a preview for the final episode of PBS’ Black in Latin America series, which airs tonight.