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Meet The Father-Son Doctor Duo Working To Fight Cancer And Help Marginalized Communities

This father-son duo is transforming the lives of cancer patients right alongside each other. After Dr. David Randolph II was moved by the impact his father had on patients, he realized he also wanted to become a vessel to improve the quality of life for others, Inside Edition reports. Eventually, he and his father, Dr. David Randolph, became radiation oncologists at the Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, VA. “I was able to witness the impact that he had, and see how he was able to help these people and that’s what really started my interest in medicine — just seeing that you can have anything in the world that you want, but if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything, and being able to help improve or restore people’s health is something that’s very meaningful,” David Randolph II of the father-son duo said, according to Inside Edition.

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 14, 2021

How Housing Discrimination Continues to Impact Marginalized Groups in the U.S.

As the U.S. housing market rebounds from a pandemic-related slowdown, there is still evidence of housing discrimination that continues to limit homeownership and rental opportunities for consumers of color and other marginalized groups. It’s necessary to take stock of how far housing policy has gone to outlaw discriminatory practices, and what work remains to be finished. What is housing discrimination? The Fair Housing Act of 1968 explained What is redlining in real estate? 3 ways to strengthen U.S. housing discrimination laws What is housing discrimination? Housing discrimination is any prejudiced actions against a consumer who is buying a home , renting a home or attempting to participate in other housing-related endeavors. Discrimination can be based on the following characteristics: Color or race Disability Familial status Nationality Religion Sex People who identify as LGBTQ aren’t explicitly protected by federal law from housing discrimination. However, several states have...

Lending Tree

Aug 6, 2020