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BET's founder on why there aren’t more black-owned startups

WASHINGTON — Black Entertainment Television founder and serial entrepreneur Robert Johnson has a simple answer to explain the lack of diversity in the startup community – lack of money. “African Americans lag in a significant way in personal net worth, and that’s a problem in this country,” Johnson said. Show More Summary

9 jobs that could sabotage your health

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Do you think your job is affecting your health? According to a new survey conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Public Radio, and Harvard’s School of Public Health, some jobs have a more negative effect on employees’ health than others, with retail outlets coming in as the worst...

Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physician Named Family Physician of the Year

Somerset resident Dr. Maria F. Ciminelli, assistant professor of family medicine and community health and program director of the medical school's Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Medical Center, has been named NJ Family Physician of the Year by the NJ Academy of Family Physicians.

Building a Culture of Health Includes Payment Change

By TARA S. OAKMAN The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is striving to build a Culture of Health in this country where everyone has an equal opportunity to live the healthiest life possible, no matter where they live, learn, work, and play.  To get there, we need to make sure that everyone is getting the

Could The IRS Empty Your Bank Account?

Submitted by Robert Everett Johnson & Nick Sibilla via, UPDATE: Yesterday, the federal government announced that it will return $29,500 seized from Maryland dairy farmer Randy Sowers. "This is exactly what we wanted," said Sowers in press release from the Institute for Justice, the public interest law firm that worked with him on the case. Show More Summary

Stafford: I think it will be tougher on defenses without Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson retired this offseason, leaving the Lions to get used to running an offense without their top receiver for most of the last decade. They signed Marvin Jones, Jeremy Kerley, Andre Caldwell and Andre Roberts as free agents to go with holdovers Golden Tate, T.J. Jones and Corey Fuller at wideout and they’ve been…

Robin Tritschler and Graham Johnson in Schubert at the Wigmore Hall

Robin Tritschler © Garreth Wong Schubert; Robin Tritschler, Graham Johnson; the Wigmore Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on June 15 2016 Star rating: 5.0 A pair of master storytellers giving us three Schubert ballads, as well as songsShow More Summary

What if the coolest thing about a 21st-century school wasn’t technology?

last monthNews : TED Blog: News

Sometimes technology isn’t the answer to every problem. Even at the TED conference. At TED2016, TED partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to run a blue-sky workshop session on creating a new healthy school from scratch, imagining new solutions to problems that plague educators, students, schools, and the communities that surround them.

Afternoon Coffee: Auto Suppliers Invest in Production Plants in Mexico & China

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Three major auto-industry suppliers, Johnson Controls Inc., Nucor Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH, are investing a combined $500 million in ventures in China and Mexico to build or expand production plants. Show More Summary

CRB: Song of Troy

(Scott Johnson) The origins of the Iliad and the Odyssey are shrouded in mystery, or just shrouded, but this much we know. They are two of the greatest poems ever composed. New translations by Robert Fagles with introductions by Bernard Knox were something of an event in the publishing world when they appeared in 1990 and 1996. Show More Summary

CRB: Killers, saviors, heroes

(Scott Johnson) Aristotle wrote a great book — the greatest? — on human greatness, The Nichomachean Ethics. Following in Aristotle’s footsteps, Professor Robert Faulkner wrote The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics. Show More Summary

Robert Englund wants a role in the next Nightmare on Elm Street

Last August, we caught word that New Line Cinema had hired ORPHAN screenwriter David Leslie Johnson to go back to the roots of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and script a remake more worthy of the original than the 2010 remake was. Although...Show More Summary

Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the US

Prices for the average plan under the Affordable Care Act have been taking off lately, and this year is no different. Linda J. Blumberg, John Holahan, and Erik Wengle at the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and Urban Institute, decided...Show More Summary

Saturday one-liners

They’re already calling 5-6 Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant “Mighty Mouse.” (Don’t tell UFC flyweight champion Demertious Johnson.) Here’s a closer look at the Bills’ nepotism-free coaching staff. Patriots CB Darryl Roberts hopes to rekindle those Malcolm Butler comparisons. Show More Summary

A Brief History Of The Amphicar: Part Car, Part Boat, All Whimsy

"He has fun with the Amphicar," the NY Times declared of Lyndon B. Johnson in a lengthy profile they ran in 1965. The writer, Robert Semple, goes on to describe a scene that was so frequently playing out near his Texas ranch grounds, that it was featured in the recent HBO movie starring Bryan Cranston. [ more › ]

Atlanta Concerts this week: Dave Matthews Band, Chris Stapleton

SATURDAY ATL Soul Life Music Festival On Saturday, Syleena Johnson, the Robert Glasper Experiment, Lalah Hathaway, Eric Roberson and Anthony David will take the stage at Wolf Creek, while the second day of the festival will spotligh...

Gut Check: These Are Four Things You Don't Owe Your Boss

Pouring yourself into your job isn't necessarily a bad thing, just as long as you set boundaries. A recent study conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health found that "more than oneShow More Summary

The Appropriation of Nina Simone

The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Robert Johnson, the distributor of the new eponymous biopic of Nina Simone. They asked Johnson’s…

TV Review: Bryan Cranston goes All The Way in his characterization of LBJ

Bryan Cranston won a Tony for playing Lyndon Baines Johnson in the Broadway production of Robert Schenkkan’s historical drama about the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, All The Way. And it’s not hard to see why. The play’s Johnson...Show More Summary

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