In fact, we can improve physical health if we pay attention to ACEs. One study examined how diabetes developed in Black veterans with ACEs, expecting that military service's educational opportunities would moderate the onset of diabetes since education has been previously proven to do that. Instead, researchers found that this population developed diabetes as often as those without military service. When it fails to address ACEs and their outcomes actively, the Department of Defense is missing opportunities to improve veterans’ health while serving. … [Read more...] about Start focusing on veterans’ health before they enlist
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“We’ve got to have truth-telling moments in this country — otherwise, we’re going to just continue to tinker around the edges,” Lee said. “You can look at every institution in this state and see the damage that started 401 years ago,” when the first slaves were brought to the American colonies. … [Read more...] about California’s conflicted history on slavery is central to reparations push for Black people
Eyewitness Akinbosola Ogunsanya, a talk show host on Afrosurge Radio, said the shooting began shortly after the lights at the tollgate were switched off. "Members of the Nigerian army pulled up on us and they started firing," he said. "I just survived, barely." … [Read more...] about Why Nigerians are protesting police brutality
In addition, the movement provided free medical assistance for those injured in the protests and rapid response volunteer legal assistance to help free those arrested, while also doing some CSR along the way, including raising money to buy prosthetic limbs for two amputees who joined the marches on crutches. … [Read more...] about Nigeria’s youth finds its voice with the EndSARS protest movement
“Turkish influence in Azerbaijan is not new,” says Laurence Broers, author of the book “Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry” and an analyst with Britain’s Chatham House. “What's new is the degree of military involvement. If Azerbaijan succeeds in achieving significant military goals, then I would imagine that Turkey will have a lasting and locally legitimate influence over the country. And it's hard to see how Russia can counter this militarily,” he adds. … [Read more...] about Did Russian Miscalculation Spark Nagorno-Karabakh Flare-Up?