My Mother’s Journey
By: Shirley Clark-McClure
Jane Georgia Ann Greer-Clark, my mother, was the greatest influence in my life. From my birth to her death, I had the luxury of her constant encouragement and example.
By: Victoria Jackson
On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, I decided to give my good friend of 30 years a phone call to see how she was doing. We chit-chatted a bit, and she suggested that I submit a story about my godmother, who lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from her early 20s until she passed away in July of 2018 at the age of 71. Her name is Lois Marie Hodges.
I must acknowledge our staff for their unwavering commitment to advancing Outreach Community Health Centers’ mission to serve marginalized people in our community.
The genius of Albert Einstein, recipient of the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, is expressed in this statement “In the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity.” This sage wisdom clearly describes the situation at OCHC from the previous year to now.
Staged in a high school gymnasium in Wilmington, Delaware, on August 11, 2020, Joseph R. Biden, the Democratic nominee for President of the United States, announced his selection of California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate. Harris is the first Black woman and first Asian American vice-presidential candidate on a major party ticket.
Members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association at their 2020 PRAYER BREAKFAST.
“There are concerns about working with COVID-19 patients,” explained Karina Brown, RN, President of the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association of Black Nurses. Continuing, she emphasized,“This is what we are called to do, and the moment for which our profession was created. We’re also supporting front-line staff thru prayers and access to mental health resources to make sure they are ok.”
Center For Veterans Issues Retired Brigadier General Robert A. Cocroft Veterans Resource Center Opening In 2020
Jacqueline Cocroft, widow of Retired Brig. Gen. Robert A. Cocroft poses with her children Diana Cocroft-Killins and Robert Hunter Cocroft along with Eduardo M. Garza, Jr., President/CEO, Center for Veterans (CVI) Issues and Steve Gorzek, Board Chairman, CVI also Vice President and Regional Business Sales Manager, BMO Harris Bank.
First African-American Woman President of The American Medical Association, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA
Atlanta psychiatrist, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA was elected 174th President of the American Medical Association (AMA) at its June meeting. She is the first African-American female to serve as president of the AMA, which represents medical doctors across the nation, in its 145-year history.
Emmy winning actress, Uzo Aduba is slated to portray the trailblazing Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm in the upcoming FX series “Mrs. America,” Variety reported. The “Orange Is the New Black” actress re-tweeted reports announcing her forthcoming role in May. She joins Cate Blanchett and other newly announced cast members, including Rose Byrne, Kayli Carter, Ari Graynor, Melanie Lynskey, James Marsden, Margo Martindale and Sarah Paulson.
Linda J. Concroft