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FAMU announces search committee for new football coach

Florida A&M University recently announced a nine-member search committee to find its new head football coach after the mid-season firing of Earl Holmes. ...

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Dolphins down Bills 22-9

Dolphins down Bills 22-9 ...

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Army vet uses life savings to open a store in poverty-plagued New Orleans community

Army vet uses life savings to open a store in poverty-plagued New Orleans community ...

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John Doar, a different kind of civil rights champion

John Doar, a different kind of civil rights champion ...

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Missouri Governor declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson Decisions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday (Nov. 18, 2014) ahead the announcement of findings of the federal and St. Louis County investigations ...

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Don’t turn a blind eye to diabetic eye disease

Don’t turn a blind eye to diabetic eye disease Projected increase of 1.2 million among African Americans Today, diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States or over 9 percent of the population. In addition, another 86 million American adults, more than one out of three individuals, have pre-diabetes, a condition that puts people at increased risk for diabetes. Many African Americans are ...

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Amputation more likely for Blacks

Black Americans on Medicare are three times more likely than other patients to lose a leg to amputation because of complications with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease, according to a new study. ...

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This graph shows that more than 800,000 African Americans

diabetic retinopathy, and this number is projected to increase to approximately 1.2 million by 2030. ...

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