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Law enforcement, African American communities sign covenant ... - WAVY-TV
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WAVY-TVLaw enforcement, African American communities sign covenant ...WAVY-TVWILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Members of law enforcement and the African American community came together Friday night in Williamsburg, around a single ...and more »
 
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Mountain Goats vs. African Americans: Church Access Blocked by Annual Mountain Goat Run - URBAN CNY
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Mountain Goats vs. African Americans: Church Access Blocked by Annual Mountain Goat RunURBAN CNYEvery year, congregants of churches serving the African-American community are met with road blocks and delays, as they attempt to navigate through the city in an effort to attend, regularly scheduled church services. The Annual Mountain Goat Run is a ...
 
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Health fair aims to raise awareness about health care disparities for African-Americans - Akron Beacon Journal
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Akron Beacon JournalHealth fair aims to raise awareness about health care disparities for African-AmericansAkron Beacon JournalThey decided to expand it this year to raise awareness about health care disparities among the African-American male population in Summit County. Demico Buckley, one of Cooper's friends, said he and other organizers were inspired to expand the event ...
 
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50 Years Ago This Week: Vietnam and the Black Soldier - TIME
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TIME50 Years Ago This Week: Vietnam and the Black SoldierTIMEIn the wake of Muhammad Ali's very public refusal to fight in Vietnam, TIME's cover story took an in-depth look at the often paradoxical situation facing the African-American population in relation to the War in Vietnam. The story doesn't escape ...
 
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Retiring cancer center director evolved from segregationist to champion of African-American health - AL.com
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AL.comRetiring cancer center director evolved from segregationist to champion of African-American healthAL.comWithin less than a decade, workers closed the gap in mammogram screenings between African Americans and whites. Partridge and his team doubled the rate of participation in clinical trials among African-American patients and partnered with historically ...
 
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Colin Kaepernick's Jersey Donated to the National Museum of African American History and Culture - The Root
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The RootColin Kaepernick's Jersey Donated to the National Museum of African American History and CultureThe RootEminent sociologist, author and activist Harry Edwards, who helped to curate the National Museum of African American History and Culture's most recent sports exhibit, Game Changers, feels that Kaepernick, too, needs pride of place at the Smithsonian.Kaepernick's jersey, shoes
 
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3 African Americans Selected to Lead Community Colleges in N.Y. ... - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
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3 African Americans Selected to Lead Community Colleges in N.Y. ...Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationThree African Americans were recently appointed to lead three community colleges in the state of New York. The State University of New York (SUNY) Board of ...and more »
 
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Sleep apnea and insomnia in African-Americans goes undiagnosed - EurekAlert (press release)
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Sleep apnea and insomnia in African-Americans goes undiagnosedEurekAlert (press release)ATS 2017, WASHINGTON, DC--African Americans with sleep apnea and insomnia are rarely diagnosed with either problem, even when the severity of the two sleep disorders are likely to affect their health, according to new research presented at the ATS ...and more »
 
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African American art from the South comes to the de Young - San Francisco Chronicle
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San Francisco ChronicleAfrican American art from the South comes to the de YoungSan Francisco ChronicleFine Arts Museums Director Max Hollein said in February, when 62 works by contemporary African American artists based in the South were acquired, that the de Young Museum was dedicated to “expanding the representation of artists who reflect the ...
 
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Three Generations Of African-American Police Officers Talk About ... - NPR
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NPRThree Generations Of African-American Police Officers Talk About ...NPRNPR's Michel Martin speaks with three generations of African-American police officers from Indianapolis: Clarence White Sr., Clarence White Jr. and Rodney ...Three Generations Of African-American Police Officers Talk About Policing TodayKASUall 1 news articles »
 
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