logo20.jpgl_60725a2f44fa52f4af038b8de83e9c7f.jpgZimbabwe bank to issue $10m bill
Zimbabwe has been in economic decline for the past eight years, with annual inflation widely thought to be in excess of 50,000%. The highest value note that will go into circulation on Friday is worth 10m Zimbabwean dollars. (Continue Reading…)

Black-Oriented News Could Use a New Golden Age
Turn on the television news these days and you’ll see history being made. A charismatic black man and a savvy white woman are running neck and neck to become the Democratic nominee for president. But despite the rich racial and gender implications of Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s candidacies, you won’t see much in the way of news analysis by African Americans — men or women. (Continue Reading…)

Black and Blue: Depression Among African-Americans
Depression knows nothing of skin color, yet cultural influences shape how people of different races deal with the illness. So says Terrie M. Williams, author of Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting, which arrived in bookstores this month. Williams, an African-American, is a social worker by training and a public relations professional by trade—and has herself battled depression. In the African-American community, she says, there’s a tendency to hide or ignore symptoms of depression, which include sadness, energy loss, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of death or suicide, change in weight, and oversleeping or difficulty sleeping. (Continue Reading…)

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