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  • Published time: February 19, 2013 20:32 Reprint from http://rt.com/usa/incarceration-african-black-prison-606/ Submitted by Wanda Carter The incarceration rate for American-Americans is so high that young black men without a high school diploma are more likely to go to jail than to find a job, thereby causing the breakup of families and instilling further poverty upon them. “Prison...

  • Submitted by Shelby Knox, Change.org Sign the Petition        Tuğçe was a young woman like any other – a regular person who showed extraordinary bravery, and paid the price with her life. Tuğçe was a 22-year-old German woman. One night, she was at a fast food restaurant and heard two teenage girls being harassed by three...

  • Reprint from http://www.fic.nih.gov/ Submitted by Marva Anyanwu November / December 2014 | Volume 13, Issue 6 Photo courtesy of Dr. Juliana Anyanwu Dr. Juliana Anyanwu helped run a clinical trial at Mulago Hospital in Uganda to study the safety of the drug hydroxyurea, a treatment for sickle cell disease. During medical school, Fogarty Fellow Dr. Juliana Anyanwu...

  • By Sandra McCollum Submitted by Dianne Baskin I recently read with great interest Raven Symone’s rejection of the term African American as a label and of her desire to be called American. We are all Americans, but, many groups resonate with their culture of origin often expressed as Japanese Americans or Italian Americans or Native Americans...

  • Secret Shopper I am beginning to think it is.  The crazies are coming out of the woodwork and making a beeline to me. Allow me to share the latest escapade ….if nothing more it will keep you on the ready and alert to scam. In my eagerness to find an economic opportunity I responded to...