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Funeral services held for George Cooper, a lifelong advocate for HBCUs

“Throughout his life, Dr. Cooper was committed to promoting excellence, innovation and sustainability across our nation’s HBCUs,” ...

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Four reasons you should be tested for hepatitis C

If you fall into one of these categories or are either curious or anxious about whether you have HCV, here are four reasons to take charge of your health: ...

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Eric Garner death case settled; New York City to pay his family $5.9 million

Almost a year after Eric Garner’s controversial death, New York City settled a case brought by Garner’s relatives, agreeing last week to pay $5.9 million. ...

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South Florida Book Festival highlighted by nationally known social and political activist Tavis Smiley

One of the highlights of the two-day event featured National Public Radio talk show host Tavis Smiley. ...

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Mother of Black man killed by K.C. cops seeks to clear his name

These days, all Narene Stokes wants to do is clear her son’s name and gain some closure. ...

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Is Segregation & Racism Truly Over?

Racism still alive, they just be concealing it. It’s sad that the last sentence that you read still applies today. What’s not sad is the fact that there are no more segregated schools in Florida. Better yet, there aren’t anymore legally segregated schools in the United States, so you should be thankful for that. However can you think of what it must have been like to go to a school with only once race? For ...

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New NNPA Chair: ‘We’re going to flex our muscles’

‘We’re going to flex our muscles’ ...

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Congestive heart failure striking African Americans at a younger age

While previous medical trends target middle-aged Black populations in awareness efforts, increasingly diagnosis of heart failure is occurring earlier among African Americans. ...

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Woman gets library card 73 years after she was denied book in North Carolina

Pearl Thompson wanted to check out a book from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is Black. ...

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