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by Amy Standen
July 23, 2012 from KQED
If there is a founding ethos in the world of high-tech startups, it’s this: The idea is everything. Facebook’s initial public offering might have seemed like the perfect illustration. A simple concept, conceived by a college student, became a $100 billion empire in just 8 years.
But if you look [...]
I am person of faith. Perhaps, it is encoded in my DNA. I know it was rooted in my cultural rearing. I grew up Christian. I was baptized as an infant and I grew up in participating in all the ritual practices of my congregation. I never hide the fact I was confirmed as a [...]
tbb wishes to thank the The Rebecca Project for Human Rights, United Africans for Women & Children Rights, and the National Council of Negro Women for bringing this information to light.
Source: A Nation of Change
A new policy brief faults prominent institutions and drug companies like Pfizer, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and Population Council, [...]