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HIV/AIDS take heavy toll on Black youth

Blacks ages 13 through 24 accounted for more than a quarter of new HIV infections in 2010 in the U.S. Of the newly-infected in that age group, 57 percent of those infected are African American males, according to CDC’s most Vital Signs Report titled, “HIV Among Youth in the US.” ...

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How low will the Republicans go?

38 Republicans, the Senate failed the veteran’s groups that were in attendance to watch history unfold, it failed to honor the will of the people of the United States, it failed many groups of people all over the world, and even worse than all of that, they failed their own leadership-past and present. ...

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges places FAMU on one-year probation

“It is important to emphasize that FAMU remains an accredited institution, even while under the probation sanction from SACSCOC,” said FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson ...

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Baptist Health South Florida gives back to community

Baptist Health South Florida employees always jump on the opportunity to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, having sponsored 24 homes in over 20 years. Recently, Baptist Health employees of diverse backgrounds joined forces for a special Day of Service: Caring for Our Community to help revitalize and improve homes for low income families ...

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Bahamas Senate President set to keynote FMU’s 2012 Fall Commencement

Sharon R. Wilson, president of the Senate of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is set to return to Florida Memorial University (FMU), her alma mater, to deliver the keynote address at the fall commencement ceremony. ...

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Grammy-award winning singer Le’Andria Johnson, season 3 Sunday Best winner to perform Dec. 23 concert at UTC

Johnson, one of the hottest names in gospel and contemporary gospel music, will perform in concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Universal Truth Center for Better Living ...

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Certified physical therapy specialists rare in U.S. and Florida, not at FAMU

The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) has certified Florida A&M University (FAMU) Assistant Professor of physical therapy Adrienne Jackson in geriatrics and recertified Professor Arnold Bell in sports physical therapy. ...

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Before it closes: Last month for free Saturday afternoon matinees in the Victory Theater

The Fabulous Forties on the Avenue exhibit and the Victory Theater within the exhibit will be permanently closing in January. ...

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Bullying: A Quality of Life Issue

Bullying also impacts academic achievement, school bonding and absenteeism. National media headlines during the last year indicate a need for a proactive approach to combat an issue that affects everyone’s quality of life. ...

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Dear Friends,

This month’s newsletter has its focus on organ donation and the importance of donating. We are honored to have three special articles about organ donation. ...

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