This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 The NFL is teaming up with Ice Cube. The league announced Thursday that it is partnering with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O’Shea Jackson, who is known as Ice Cube. “We feel like if you tackle the huge wealth gap between Black people and white people in this country, that should solve a lot of problems that’s there,” Ice Cube said on the AP Pro Football Podcast. “Our thing was to go after some of the biggest companies in the country that rely on Black consumers or Black workers, and the biggest one that we focused in on was the NFL.” The NFL has been working to increase economic equity and partnerships with Black-owned businesses. The partnership with Ice Cube’s CWBA will focus on identifying league-wide opportunities in the financial, tech, and production sectors, with a concentration on increasing … [Read more...] about NFL and Ice Cube team up for economic equity initiative
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 LOS ANGELES - The day she found out that her group Eurythmics had its first No. 1 single in America, Annie Lennox was at a hotel in San Francisco. The hotel was Japanese-inspired, and its windows appeared to have a rice-paper-like translucency. Lennox was already beginning to struggle with the early onset of fame-related anxiety, and this didn't help. "It felt like I had nowhere to hide," Lennox says now. "I was so conscious of earthquakes, because I had never really been to San Francisco before. Maybe once. And I was just thinking, 'Oh my God, I feel so vulnerable. Now we've got rice-paper windows and earthquakes happening.' It was like being naked in front of the world." The single that kick-started the duo's pathbreaking, almost decade-long run up the pop charts - the galvanic synth-pop classic "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" - will turn 40 next year. In the run-up … [Read more...] about Annie Lennox beguiled us in the MTV age. Now she calms us down online.
3 Politics & Government The new resolution focuses on local, minority, and female residents in contractors' workforces. Max Bennett , Patch Staff Posted Replies DELAWARE COUNTY, PA — The Delaware County Council recently voted to set goals to increase diversity among its contracting awards. The council unanimously voted June 15 to approve a formal resolution that sets goals for increased diversity in public works contracting undertaken by Delaware County. Resolution 2022-3, "Resolution Regarding Goals for Diversity in Public Works Contracting," sets several goals to help ensure that contractors make a good faith effort to have at least a 10 percent participation rate of local, minority, and female residents in their workforce, and that contractors make a good faith effort to utilize small local businesses and minority, veteran, and woman-owned businesses on projects awarded by the county. The resolution defines a … [Read more...] about Delco Votes To Boost Diversity In Public Works Contracting
73 Health & Fitness Pennsylvania has just four confirmed cases of monkeypox to date. Will the state get vaccine doses? Max Bennett , Patch Staff Posted Replies PENNSYLVANIA — More and more monkeypox cases are popping up globally and across the United States, and that means orthopoxvirus vaccines are being made more readily available to those most at risk in the U.S., according to federal public health officials. The vaccine won’t be available to everyone, however. The Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday said it is prioritizing areas with the highest numbers of cases and those most at-risk for the illness. Globally, there are 4,769 known cases of monkeypox. That's including 305 cases in the United States, as of Wednesday morning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pennsylvania is among those that have confirmed cases of monkeypox this year, with four reported cases. … [Read more...] about Feds Expand Monkeypox Vaccine Access: Will Pennsylvania Get Doses?
0 Politics & Government So far, they've received more than 1,800 comments with "substantive and detailed policy recommendations." Daily Montanan , News Partner Posted Reply Daily Montanan February 13, 0222 A small but influential group of Democratic senators is asking their colleagues for input on how best to overhaul the federal government’s cannabis laws. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and New Jersey’s Cory Booker released a letter Thursday asking senators whose states have legalized marijuana and those who sit on committees with oversight of federal drug policy to share their thoughts as the three attempt to perfect the legislation. “Hundreds of millions of Americans live in states that have legalized cannabis in some form while it remains illegal at the federal level,” they wrote. “This discrepancy leads to confusion and uncertainty and raises significant questions around criminal … [Read more...] about Influential Group Of Democratic Senators Asking Colleagues For Input On How Best To Overhaul Federal Government’s Cannabis Laws
0 Politics & Government "Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, even cancer and Alzheimer's disease are linked to either sleep loss or that circadian misalignment." Daily Montanan , News Partner Posted Reply Daily Montanan WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats in Congress can agree on sleep, or more precisely, the inconvenience of losing or gaining an hour of it each year thanks to going on and off daylight saving time. “I believe that any justifications for springing forward and falling back are either outdated or are outweighed by the serious health and economic impacts we now know are associated with the time changes,” U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone of New Jersey said this week. As Americans prepare to adjust their clocks this weekend for daylight saving time, lawmakers at an Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Wednesday assembled a panel of experts to discuss the health, energy … [Read more...] about Congress Hates Changing The Clocks Just Like Everyone Else