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Surviving Sexual Abuse: April ‘7even Rich’ Richardson, taking back your power

By Je’Don Holloway Talley Gone are the days of silence and shame in the face of sexual assault and misconduct. America is slowly adapting to a new narrative for survivors of sexual abuse—one that empowers, vocalizes, and offers cathartic relief. With there being strength in numbers and solace in solidarity, the country has taken a stance in support of the …

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PHILANTHROPRENEUR JOHN SHAW-WOO LAUNCHES NOIR BLACK BUSINESS SOCIAL CLUB INC.

*Louisville, KY  — According to nationwide 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, African-Americans own 2.2 percent of employer-owned businesses, in contrast to their total representation of 13.4 percent of the overall population. In response to these astounding statistics, local business-owner and entrepreneur announces launch of business social club focused on solutions to support and enhance the business efforts for local black-owned businesses. …

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to Trump: Forget Wall, Fix Nation’s Deadly Water Problems

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The lead content in Newark’s drinking water now is the highest ever recorded in the past 17 years and Mayor Ras Baraka has sent a letter to President Donald Trump because of the health emergency. In his January 14th letter to President Trump, Baraka implores the President to forego the demand for $5 billion …

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Kroger recalls ‘cooked’ shrimp products due to a potential health hazard

Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery chain, has issued a recall for shrimp sold in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Virginia because of a potential health hazard: several of its cooked shrimp products which might actually be raw. The Kroger Co. said the recall affected its stores in Michigan, central and northwest Ohio, and northwestern Virginia. The recall also included Fry’s, King Soopers …

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Changing Your Diet

By Vince Faust, Special to The Mississippi Link Newspaper, This time of year everybody wants to get next year off to a good start by changing old bad habits. One of the biggest changes most people start is changing their diet. To succeed you need a good plan. Changing your diet takes patience, persistence and behavior modification. Just losing weight …

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DCPS Students Throw Down in Kitchen Through National Culinary Arts Program

By Lenore T. Adkins, AFRO Contributor Taahir Kelly may be a track star at Roosevelt High School, but nothing makes his face light up more than when he’s talking about all the cooking he’s done at the school through his culinary arts classes. The high school senior is just one of 300 kids from the D.C. Public Schools enrolled in ProStart, …

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