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    What’s In a Word? Plenty When It’s Racism‏

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    By Thomas LaVeist, PhD Does the word “racism” contribute to conversation? Or is it so politically charged and divisive that it causes people to tune you out? The question raises a major challenge for those of us who seek to address health disparities. On one hand, racism is fundamental to understanding why disparities exist and persist….

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    Sunday, Black Lives Matter Campaign Launches Next Steps!

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    The United States of America has marked yet another embarrassing moment in its history books. As the world has closely watched countless African Americans endure unfair treatment and sadly in some cases, murder. With history recording that on November 24 ‒ Police officer, Darren Wilson, would not be indicted for the shooting death of Michael…

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    Millions Rally for #BlackBoysMatter

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    In response to the Ferguson, MO grand jury’s failure to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, Mocha Moms, Inc. organized a #blackboysmatter social media campaign to combat the negative stereotypes of black and brown boys. At the time of this press release, that social media campaign had exceeded 10-million impressions…

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    Faith Community Calls Ferguson Grand Jury Decision ”A Moral Failure”

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    Clergy Leaders Vow Continued Organizing Support for Youth Activists Seeking Justice for Mike Brown and Urge Governor Nixon and President Obama to De-Militarize Law Enforcement Washington, DC– In response to today’s grand jury decision against charging White Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting death of 18-year-old African-American youth Michael Brown, faith leaders…

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In 1940, Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American performer to win an Academy Award (the film industry`s highest honor) for her portrayal of a loyal slave governess in Gone With the Wind.

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    Female Entrepreneur Tackles Big Texas Hair

    We’ve heard the phrase, “Everything in Texas is big.” This includes the plate size to a person’s hair. There have been tons of products out there to tame “puffy” hair; however, most of these products do not cater to ethnic hair. Those that have naturally thick, coily and textured  hair have to use specific products that…

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