(Becker's Hospital Review) - The best healthcare delivery requires leadership from diverse backgrounds and experiences. This list highlights African Americans who have taken on leadership roles across the country at hospitals and health systems as well as in national organizations. Both established and emerging leaders are featured on this list. These individuals influence how their organizations...

(BBC ) - Kofi Annan, the only black African to become UN secretary-general, has died.

The 80-year-old "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness", the foundation named after him said.

His home country, Ghana, has declared a week of national mourning. Annan served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work.

He...

(AMI) - Qatar, a gas-rich peninsula in the Arabian Gulf, is technically a U.S. ally. If America has many more allies like this one, it could lose the war on terror—opening up our homeland to attacks from extremists as in the days before September 11.

American diplomats and generals tend to see the Gulf states as more or less interchangeable. They see new skyscrapers winking in the sun, luxury...

In relative wealth, the Rothschild’s were the richest family in history. Starting in the 1800s, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, along with his five children set up a banking empire that would spread across Western Europe and do business all over the world.

Some stories have postulated the Rothschild’s in a negative light, however there is much to learn from how they acquired their great wealth...

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.


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From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and...

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