To a physician, any disease-related death is one too many. But death is a certainty of life, and despite best efforts, deaths from cancer, heart disease and/or Alzheimer’s are more readily understood, albeit painfully accepted.
Moderated by Rick Badie
Protests, demonstrations and sporadic violence spewed across the nation after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A spotlight was cast on civil rights leaders. The Old Guard, in some arenas, shared stages with younger voices, a contingent often edgier and eager to join the conversation. Today, an Atlanta reverend outlines efforts to merge the two groups into a “civil and human rights” endeavor that addresses social ills. Other topics today: teen dating violence and the mortality rate of pregnant women.
New Civil Rights leaders
By Markel Hutchins
On the heels of protests surrounding the controversial deaths of unarmed black men, a new breed of denizens is emerging to answer the question: “Where are new civil rights leaders?”