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Dancin’ in the Park Summer Series Scheduled – a Free Fitness Celebration

Dancin’ in the Park will showcase dance styles like Zumba, line dancing, hip-hop, and more. The dynamic team of fitness instructors are skilled in working with diverse ages…

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Bernie Sanders Sole Candidate to Address the Black Press

However, of the 24 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the only one that has agreed to address key influencers…

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My Enthusiasm and Commitment to Be Great Has Skyrocketed

One of my favorite parts during boot camp was being able to sit down at dinner and talk with Fonzworth Bentley and DJ Envy. They enlightened all of us on reasons to continue striving…

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Wilson Leads Letter on Proposed Cuts to Child Migrant Services

This administration has shown a disturbing disregard for the mental and physical health of children in its custody, who are spending weeks and often months in detention…

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Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us” Blasts Netflix Viewership Records

“When They See Us” relays a jarring miscarriage of justice of five teens — Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise…

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A Tale of Two Graduations – More Likely to Shoulder Student Debt

While the students are demographically different, one can hope that the call to “practice humanity” is one that will be heeded. It is, perhaps a sign of the times…

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Juneteenth: Freedom’s Promise Is Still Denied to Thousands of Blacks Unable to Make Bail

For hundreds of thousands of African-Americans stuck in pretrial detention – accused but not convicted of a crime, and unable to leave because of bail…

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Plastics Are Strangling the Planet, I Am Not Exaggerating

You have probably heard about islands of plastic (and other garbage) inhabiting our oceans. The impact of this is the dying off of entire segments of oceans.

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Fathers Need to Care for Themselves as Well as Their Kids – but Often Don’t

Our research has found that fathers can view health not in terms of going to the doctor or eating vegetables but how they hold a job, provide for their family…

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EXCERPTS: Mayor Pete Speaks at the Black Economic Alliance Presidential Candidates Forum

Black voters I talk to, frankly, feel burned and taken advantage of by politicians in both parties who come along making lavish promises…

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