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William Dandy Fund awards scholarships

The William Dandy Scholarship Fund, Inc. awarded seven recent high school grads with scholarships to assist them with furthering their college/university educations. ...

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All but Forgotten: Middle-aged, older Black women at risk for HIV

[caption id="attachment_1798" align="alignleft" width="131"] Nell Davis[/caption] All but Forgotten: Middle-aged, older Black women at risk for HIV By Andrea King Collier        Nell Davis never expected to be in the national spotlight at 64-years-old. The California mother and grandmother never expected to be diagnosed with HIV, either. But she has become one of the new faces of HIV by being featured ...

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Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of Broward Celebrates the Guard Your Heart Graduation

young women celebrated with a heartfelt graduation ceremony as the culminating event of the Guard Your Heart program ...

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We remember victims in Colorado shooting, but do we show the same respect for those in Chicago?

The national support for the victims of last week’s Aurora shootings is great. However, if we believe in the equivalency of life, what about the lives of young men in Chicago ...

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Robinson out as Education Commissioner

Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigned late Tuesday (July 31, 2012) amid a months-long controversy over the state’s testing regimen and errors on school grades that forced the department to change the marks for dozens of schools ...

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The new Trayvon Martin? Police say man committed suicide while cuffed behind his back

Trayvon Martin, more and more observers are becoming concerned about the alleged “suicide” of Chavis Carter. ...

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Election sups: Early voting uneventful

Early voting proceeded un-eventfully Monday election supervisors said, portending, they hope, an easy run up to this month’s primary and the general election in November. ...

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Filling a need?

In an era where self-aggrandizement is the norm and greed has been declared a virtue, people like Kent Edwards are a welcome exception. ...

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The politics of equality shows obvious political deception

America is breezing along at the top of the medal count at the “2012 Olympics in London, England. Football practice has started from Pop Warner to the NFL. And Major League Baseball is winding down the second half of its season. ...

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When kin folk become sin folk

African Americans and ask them how they feel about President Barack Obama and the majority of them will speak of the President in very loving terms ...

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