While we all have been enduring these unprecedented times of COVID – 19, society has been dealing with even more pandemics. The unrest on the streets of America is not the results of some new pandemic that’s hit society. Systemic racism has pleaged America for over 400 yrs. People of African decent have been raising…

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Michael 0. Bamgbopa, CRT was a former SEIU Local 722 Member and Respiratory Care Practitioner at Children’s National Medical Center. He was born in Nigeria and resided in the Washington, DC area for approximately 40 years. Education and learning were some of the things particularly important to Michael. Prior to his arrival in the United…

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Greetings Local 722 Brothers and Sisters, I’m Barbara Taylor and I am an employee with 45 years tenure at the Washington Hospital Center. My plan has always been to retire in 2021 because I would have reached the appropriate age. Unfortunately, I have been forced to take an early retirement due to this COVID –…

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Due to the untimely and tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, there has been more attention on race relations in this country, than it has been since the Civil Rights movement in the 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s. I am old enough to remember the atrocities the Black Race had to…

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