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Black Insurers Write New Life Policies: No. 42 of 45 Great Moments in Black Business

By Black Enterprise

Over 45 days, Black Enterprise shares 45 milestone events among the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

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The Rate of Joblessness for Young Black Men is a National Disgrace

By Real Clear Policy

The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,

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Fearful Minorities Are Buying Guns After Donald Trump’s Win

By NBC News

After Donald Trump’s win, Yolanda Scott is upgrading the crowbar

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Manager At Chili’s Snatches Black Veterans Food Because He Doubted His Service

By Daily Mail

An African-American veteran had his meal at Chili’s snatched away

Dengue fever, Chikungunya virus and Zika virus are spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty images)

Zika Virus Has Been Sexually Transmitted In Texas

By Desire Thompson

The mosquito-borne Zika Virus has been transmitted through sexual contact in Texas, according to officials.

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70,000 Rape kits have gone untested for decades

By News One

USA Today has reported that at least 70,000 rape kits have gone untested

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This happened when Africans and African Americans switched diets

By Think Progress

In recent years, public health experts have acknowledged that lowering the risk

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Minister sets himself on fire to pay homage to black people who were lynched

By The Washington Post

One Monday in June, 79-year-old Charles Moore, a retired United Methodist minister

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Study says preschool makes your child healthier and smarter

By Nova

There was a sense of idealism in the air in 1971 when Craig Ramey, a psychologist in his late 20s with a newly minted Ph.D., took a job in Chapel Hill,

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Blacks boycott’s Asian store who disrespected them and open their own

By Final Call

If you were anywhere near South Dallas about a year ago you would be familiar with the term “Don’t Stop, Don’t Shop.”

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U.S. Cities with the highest HIV rate- See if your city is on the list

By HIV Plus Magazine

In its 2013 HIV Surveillance Report, the Centers for Disease Control released a collection of data from state and local health departments that tracked the rate of new HIV infections

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Ebola nurse Nina Pham preparing to sue hospital she worked at for…….

By EurWeb

The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also invaded her privacy and did not properly train her, the Dallas Morning News reported on Sunday.

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Study- Long term marijuana usage alters a person’s brain

By HealthDay News

Long-term marijuana use appears to alter a person’s brain, causing one region associated with addiction to shrink and forcing the rest of the brain to work overtime to compensate, a new study reports. 

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Amber Vinson aka #EbolaBae defends her reasons for traveling while sick

By Reuters

One of the Texas nurses who helped treat a Liberian man with Ebola last month defended her decision to fly after that, saying she had not been barred from traveling and felt normal during her trip.

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Being young is the reason why Dallas nurses recovered from Ebola quickly

By FoxNews

The two nurses in Dallas who became infected with Ebola this month may have recovered so quickly because of their youth, as well as the protective equipment they were wearing at the time of infection, according to a doctor who has treated Ebola patients.

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First Nurse diagnosed with Ebola is cured-Gets hug from President Obama

By The Associated Press

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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She fancy huh? Amber Vinson aka #EbolaBae is allegedly Ebola free

By Yolanda Spivey

She fancy huh? Check out the new pictures of Amber Vinson, the second nurse to test positive for the Ebola virus, as she sits in her hospital room.  She looks absolutely amazing.

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The New Projects: America’s poorest city residents receive customized houses

By The Atlantic City Lab

Brownsville, Texas, sits high in the rankings where cities want to come in low. It’s the poorest city in America, with 36 percent of its residents living in poverty.

Ebola Screening Starts At O'Hare Airport

JFK Airport is hiring Ebola screeners at $19 an hour

By Yolanda Spivey

JFK Airport is looking for a few good men and women for a controversial employment opportunity.  This position pays a whopping $19 an hour.  They are looking for contractors to screen for Ebola patients at the airport.

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Ohio and Texas schools close due to possible contact with Ebola patient

By USA Today

Several schools in Ohio and Texas canceled classes Thursday over concerns that staff members and some students might have come in contact with an Ebola-infected person.