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The Healthier You Conference 2016


September 30, 2016

By Kharisma McIlwaine Health and wellness has become one of the most profitable industries in recent years. Television, print, and social media have targeted people’s desire to look and feel better by offering endless streams of advice on how people can take better care of their bodies. Selling health has become the central focus of...

Vice President Biden speaks to Drexel Students on National Voter Registration Day


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Vice President Joe Biden speaks passionately to crowds of students and others on last Tuesday’s National Voter Registration Day to get out the vote and rally for Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.  (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) Deadline to register for the November 8th election is October 11th By Amy V. Simmons Vice...

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Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases (pt.1)


September 30, 2016

By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker Associated Press DENVER — Police officers across the country m

UNS Investigative Report: On the front lines of the opioid crisis: crime, antidotes, overdoses


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Lt. Scott Elkins prepares for his shift and his supply of Narcan. By Avis Thomas-Lest

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Senators vote to override Obama’s veto of Sept. 11 bill


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  911 Memorial  (littleny / associated press WASHINGTON — The Sena

It’s Fall Slam!


September 30, 2016

Maybe the next debate between Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Presi

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Praise Is The Cure Presents the 11th Annual Week of Hope, Health & Healing


ABOVE PHOTO:  Anita T. Conner, Founder of Praise Is The Cure with volunteers A Free Community Event to increase awareness of breast health and celebrate the lives of African American Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors It’s amazing to hear Anita T. Conner’s story of survival and triumph from her breast cancer nightmare.  Beyonce’s song, “I’m…




By Georgia Nicols Aries (March 21-April 19)  Remember to get more sleep. This is the one month of the year where you are really tired. Be careful on Wednesday because you might promise more than you can deliver (and you can deliver a lot). But you could get carried away because you feel so passionate,…

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A Cup of Inspiration: Stop focusing on what you see…


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  I even took a picture of it to show you how pleasing it was to...


Savvy Senior: How and when to apply for Social Security retirement benefits


September 30, 2016

Dear Savvy Senior, What is the easiest way to apply for my Social Security retirement benefits, and...


New African American History Museum expected to boost Black tourism in DC


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO: Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture  (Brian Pirwin / shutterstock) By Barrington M....


Preparing Faux locs with marley hair


September 30, 2016

Faux Locs: The look of natural locks minus the time of growing them yourself By Leah Fletcher...

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Tips to stop drafts, save money and improve your home


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Fireplace Plug blocks energy loss, drafts, noise, odors, insects, and fits most any fireplace....


Bill Nunn, actor/activist in “Do the Right Thing,” dead at 63


September 30, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Actor Bill Nunn attends the 25th anniversary screening of ‘Do The Right Thing’ at the...

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