Economists and historians regularly point to how the social insurance programs passed through the New Deal in the 1930s largely excluded domestic and agricultural workers, many of whom were African American. Black families were also locked out of the post-World War II housing boom, a major driver of U.S wealth, due to housing segregation, redlining and other policies that stunted black homeownership. … [Read more...] about Job gains show signs of widening racial divide
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Wiener is hardly alone in wanting to mold source material for a modern audience by allowing hindsight to shape certain elements. The showrunnners behind series such as TNT’s “The Alienist,” Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere” and both HBO’s “Lovecraft Country” and “Perry Mason” also allowed their larger perspective on events of the past to alter period-specific tales of race and class issues. They created projects that illuminate previously underrepresented areas of historical discussion while also highlighting how far sensibilities have evolved from the last time these stories were told. … [Read more...] about How Hindsight Shapes Adaptations From ‘Brave New World’ to ‘Lovecraft Country’
Rob Ben’s in Emeryville is another place that, like OVO, has not marketed itself to a white crowd, and thus is not really benefiting from a large influx of white dollars during the pandemic. Former NFL star Marshawn Lynch, who owns the restaurant, told me last year he opened Rob Ben’s because “with a lot of gentrification going on” in Oakland, he wanted to make sure there was a black-owned restaurant still in the area. … [Read more...] about Here’s the problem with white people spending money to save black-owned businesses
Oakland’s Very Own Tavern & Eatery: 5319 Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Oakland www.ovotavern.com; Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday 4 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (kitchen closes at 11pm) Saturday 4 p.m.- 1:30 a.m.( kitchen closes at 10pm); Sunday Brunch ( TBD) … [Read more...] about Chef Smelly pop-up finds permanent home at Oakland’s Very Own Tavern and Eatery
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonists work by blocking GnRH receptors in the pituitary gland, which helps lower the production of estrogen in the body. This may lead to the reduction of heavy menstrual bleeding. Hormonal birth control may help manage the symptoms of uterine fibroids. These medications can be administered in different forms, including low dose birth control pills (includes estrogen/progestin pills and progestin-only pills), hormonal IUDs (intrauterine devices), progestin injection and implants. GnRH agonists work by suppressing the production of estrogen and progesterone. Both minimally invasive procedures and traditional surgeries (such as hysterectomy) may also be considered for uterine fibroid-associated symptoms. Surgical options include: 6,10,13,15 … [Read more...] about Having Heavy Menstrual Bleeding? It Might Be Uterine Fibroids. Here’s What You Need to Know.