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Black Women in America and Cervical Cancer Prevention

By Dr. Anisa Shomo, Director of Family Medicine Scholars at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and Health Columnist for the NNPA. Many people may believe that cervical cancer is a problem of the past. Prior to the 1940s, it was a major cause of death of women of childbearing age. According to the National Institute of Health, invasive …

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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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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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