March 20, 2023

CAP discusses actions to eliminate health disparities with Congressional Black Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC – College of American Pathologists (CAP) President Emily E. Volk, MD, FCAP, met with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Health Braintrust during a forum to discuss strategies to address inequities in health care on March 10. Dr. Volk provided an overview of the CAP’s work to eliminate disparities in diagnostic algorithms and reference ranges, […]

Congressional Black Caucus condemns Trump’s attack on Caribbean immigrants

CANA News From tv6tnt WASHINGTON, Dec 11, CMC – The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has renewed its criticism of the Trump administration following its latest attack on low-income immigrants of colour, including Caribbean immigrants. In a letter to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the CBC wrote that a proposal to restrict green cards for […]

Reparations commission working towards Caribbean-wide rally – Beckles

By Anika Kentish From Caribbean360 ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Wednesday October 15, 2014, CMC – A two-day conference on reparations has ended here with a call for Caribbean nationals “to rally ‘round the cause of reparatory justice”. Chairperson of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, said the movement has been energized and […]

Will the Caribbean reparations initiative inspire a revitalization of the US movement?

By Don Rojas From The Nation Underdevelopment in the Caribbean is a direct legacy of the slave trade and descendants of enslaved Africans should be compensated accordingly. A nineteenth century bilboes for an adult, typically found on slave ships, on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Picture this […]