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5 Healthy Resolutions for Women

Posted March 21, 2014 by ndigo

Every year, thousands, if not millions of women resolve to live a healthier life. In the last 25 years, health-related goals concerning weight, exercise, better relationships, and smoking cessation have been at the top of turn-of-the-calendar objectives for both sexes, says John C. Norcross, PhD, co-author of Changing for Good. For many women, the path […]

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Letter From Death Row: The Ray Jasper Controversy | Part 1

Posted March 18, 2014 by David Smallwood

A Letter Before Dying Texas death row inmate Ray Jasper, who is scheduled to be put to this week, has written a letter before his execution that is causing quite a firestorm on the web. In it, he likens the penal system to nationally sanctioned slavery and offers his thoughts about young Black men being […]

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Dunn Case: Shoot First, Think Later

Posted February 21, 2014 by Sylvester Cosby

In a tragedy close in similarity to the Trayvon Martin incident (George Zimmerman was acquitted of charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter), another white man has been spared the first-degree murder charge for shooting a black teen – (17 year-old Jordan Russell Davis) to death in November 2012 after an argument ensued at a Jacksonville, […]

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