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Arkansas Mother and daughter graduate with master’s degrees in nursing together   

     While many people spent Mother’s Day celebrating their moms with a nice meal or day out on the town, Barbra Ellis and her daughter Destiney Ellis shared a moment that the two will never forget. After navigating the challenges of challenging work and serving on the frontlines during a global pandemic, both mom and daughter have graduated from Henderson State University, obtaining their Master of Science Degrees in Nursing. […]

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Antrell Tyson appointed to serve as Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Region IVa

Antrell Tyson was appointed to serve as Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Region IV.  As a Presidential Appointee, Regional Director Tyson provides executive leadership in Region IV as the primary representative for the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The Office of the Regional Director, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is also tasked with intergovernmental and external affairs, which brings together federal, state, local and tribal government organizations, and private sector businesses. In his role, Regional Director Tyson is responsible for eight Southeastern states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as the Region’s six federally recognized Tribes. […]

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America Was Founded on White Supremacist Violence. Dismantling It Requires a Shift in How We Approach Racism and Hate

      Saturday’s massacre of ten people at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo is not an anomaly. The rhetoric and hate that informed the murderous rage of 18-year-old Payton S. Gendron is not an anomaly. Gendron is the product of generations of hate and fear. He is the product of a country that would prioritize civility and fake gestures on important days of reflection.   […]