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Bruce Boynton, the man who inspired the Freedom Rides, dies at 83

Bruce Boynton, the man who inspired the Freedom Rides, dies at 83

Bruce Boynton, a civil rights icon who helped inspire the historic Freedom Rides of 1961, has died at 83. The civil rights attorney and Alabama’s first Black special prosecutor passed away earlier this week in Selma from cancer, according to former Alabama state Sen. Hank Sanders, a friend of Boynton’s. Sanders paid tribute to his…MORE

It started in her kitchen. Now her products sell at Target and Walmart

Beatrice Dixon had a good feeling about 2020 when the year began. The business she started, The Honey Pot Company, was charting a course of success that most young entrepreneurs only dream about. Dixon, 38, began work on her fledgling feminine care products startup in 2012. The brand was later sold at a handful of…MORE

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is to pilot a simple blood test that may detect more than 50 types of cancer and, it is hoped, could help thousands of people by allowing the disease to be treated more successfully at an earlier stage. The Galleri blood test, developed by Californian healthcare company Grail, will…MORE