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Tuskegee Professor Clayton Yates receives $8.5 million Minority Health Disparities Research Grant

     Tuskegee University professor and researcher Clayton Yates has received an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study disease disparities in African American communities, and developing programming to help stem their impact. ...

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Student researchers to present abstracts at 39th annual meeting and scientific sessions of the society of behavioral medicine

Congratulations to Erica Anderson, Warren Feaster and Courtney Peterson, whose abstracts have been selected for inclusion in the 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) ...

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For the first time ever, a Black Woman is the new face of the $10 bill in Canada

More than 70 years ago, Viola Desmond stood up for civil rights in Canada when she refused to leave a whites-only section of a theater. Last week, she was honored as the first Black person and a non-royal woman to become the face of a dollar bill in Canada. ...

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Do you know Dorothy Height?

      Height was a historic luminary in American history.  At the age of 25, she began a career as a civil rights activist, joining the National Council of Negro Women. She fought for equal rights for both African Americans and women. ...

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Do You Know Mae Jemison?

The world’s first female Black astronaut was a luminary in her time. ...

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Racist person alters Black Panther Movie sign and inputs the N-Word at a U.S. Marine Base in Japan

         Investigators sprang into action after a picture of a Black Panther movie sign was shared online, with the advertisement defaced to include the N-Word. The said ad was at a U.S. Marines base in Okinawa, Japan. ...

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Nunberg Meltdown, Recent Resignations Mar Trump White House

Nunberg Meltdown, Recent Resignations Mar Trump White House ...

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Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis on ‘The Faith That Strengthens’

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis on ‘The Faith That Strengthens’ ...

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After 41 Years, a Virginia Man Finally Gets Exonerated For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

Despite having pleaded guilty to the heinous crime, he’s finally been unanimously exonerated by Virginia’s Supreme Court after DNA evidence revealed he didn’t do it. ...

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