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Viola Davis Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis and Campaign to Raise Awareness

“Growing up, we just said they had ‘the sugar’ which didn’t sound that concerning. But, when you look at the facts, there’s nothing harmless about diabetes…

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Obamas Go Hollywood, Set to Launch Films with Netflix

The former president and First Lady have announced seven projects that are scheduled to be developed and released in the years to come.

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Black Women Dominate Miss USA Pageant

The winner and finalists, which also included another woman of color in the top 5, was also a not-so-subtle reminder and rebuke of President…

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NHRMC Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.

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The Unique Harm of Sexual Abuse in the Black Community

Decades of research on trauma, or physical, sexual or psychological violence, have shown the same thing: Victimization hurts people.

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Bill Passed to Protect Consumers and Small Businesses

This week, the House Financial Services Committee, held a markup of five bills and two resolutions to  protect small businesses…

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Senator Speaks on Mothers Day and Issues Impacting Women

In recent times, more and more grandparents, primarily grandmothers, are taking on the responsibility of being the primary caretaker

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The Implications of the Increase in Alzheimer’s Patients

The implications of the increase in Alzheimer’s patients goes far beyond the personal loss and sadness experienced by families. We are talking about immense healthcare costs.

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NAACP Hearing on Voting Rights and Reception in Birmingham

The NAACP and W.K. Kellogg Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative have teamed together to hold a People’s Hearing and reception on Monday, May 13th

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invest equitably, in our public schools and end discriminatory practices that exclude low-income and minority families, and prioritize programs that promote diversity

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Brown v. Board of Education and Modern-Day Segregation

We need to invest equitably, in our public schools and end discriminatory practices that exclude low-income and minority families, and prioritize programs that promote diversity

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SBI’s 5th Annual Benefit Gala Raises Over $65K to Serve the Students

SBI’s non-profit mission to bring together students, faculty, artists, alumni, and an extensive network of professional affiliates to create a community that values education…

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Glendora, Mississippi: How Poverty Is Reshaping the Story of Emmett Till’s Murder

Many details of what happened to Till on that fateful night remain murky, and the abrupt investment in his memory raises a series of questions. Who gets to tell this racially charged story?

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