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Kev is a Ph.D. student at Liberty University – 2022

 

 

What Does It Take To Be An Entrepreneur?

What Does It Take To Be An Entrepreneur?

This video was part of a class assignment on taking oral history. The Interview was conducted with medical device startup company entrepreneur Nathan Bair.  He is my nephew. The interview in unedited and complete. I made a short introduction and a conclusion, and I hope you find this video informative .

Prohibition – Possible Causation Of The Great Depression?

Prohibition – Possible Causation Of The Great Depression?

In seeking possible causations of the Great Depression, is it possible one of them was the enactment of the 18th Amendment, i.e.., Prohibition? This law went into effect on January 17, 1920. Data in this study will demonstrate how fiscal changes, such as Prohibition, made negative monetary adjustments to the Federal Government Tax reserves.

Jacob Ruppert: Ice, Booze, and the New York Yankees

Jacob Ruppert: Ice, Booze, and the New York Yankees

For my upcoming research paper, I am investigating the John Gorrie and Ice Trade of the 1850’s. For this blog I thought it would be pertinent stay on the ice theme but expand my research until 1935. This led me into unexpected territory of Jacob Ruppert, beer making, baseball and the Ice Trade

Hippocrates Weeps: Institutional Racism within the American Medical Establishment Video

The intent of this video is to demonstrate how Institutional Racism within the American medical establishment promoted fear in oppressed and impoverished black communities. This fear was established through unethical medical procedures and performed by unprincipled white doctors, who used their image of respectability and healing to gain patients’ trust. The areas of concentration for this report are the Antebellum period, Tuskegee Syphilis Study, AIDS, and the lack of black participants in the study. Additionally, health disparities of blacks in the 1990’s will be covered. Through these examples, this author will pave a pathway for blacks’ justification in fearing the predominantly white medical establishment.

Hippocrates Weeps: Institutional Racism within the American Medical Establishment

Hippocrates Weeps: Institutional Racism within the American Medical Establishment

Institutional Racism within the American medical society promoted fear in oppressed and impoverished black communities. This fear was established through unethical medical procedures performed by unprincipled white doctors who used their image of respectability and healing to gain patients’ trust. I supported my argument by researching and reviewing scholarly articles, books, and internet research. The areas of concentration: the socially constructed view of the doctor, the Antebellum period, the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the lack of black participants in the study, and the health disparities of blacks in the 1990’s.