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Doctors don’t realize hair care prevents many African-American women from exercise
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Education needed to help doctors work with patients, find solutions to stay active   VIDEO: African American women face a unique challenge to regular exercise – their hair. However, it’s a problem that is not often acknowledged by primary care doctors as a barrier to… view more  Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center New research from The Ohio State […]

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National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Alvin Ailey Photography Collection Is Now Available to the Public
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More Than 10,000 Photographs Announced on Anniversary of Ailey’s Death and World AIDS Day /EIN News/ — Washington, D.C., Dec. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On World AIDS Day and the 30th anniversary of Alvin Ailey’s death (Dec. 1), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is making available the collection of more than 10,000 photographs chronicling […]

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The Bowser Administration Launches DC African American Civil Rights Trail

News Release — DC Office of Planning November 21, 2019 CONTACT: Jessica Carroll Web-based trail features photographs, historical details dedicated to 20th century African American Civil Rights in DC (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Bowser Administration, led by the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office in the Office of Planning, launched this week a 100-site web-based heritage trail, rich with photographs […]

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Grind Banking Gets the Underserved Community Paid 2 Days Earlier
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Grind Banking launches a premium mobile banking feature that allows their customers to get their paycheck up to 2 days early when they’ve signed up for direct deposit. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB)October 31, 2019 Grind Banking, the thriving fintech for African Americans, focuses on getting their customers paid on Wednesdays with ‘Early Direct Deposit.’ No more “hurry up and wait,” or […]

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New Book Presents Iconic Reformer Ida B. Wells as a Model for Today’s Justice Seekers
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African-American scholar/activist Catherine Meeks, and Anglo pastor Nibs Stroupe reclaim Wells as a model for the church: a profound witness for faith-based work of resistance and resilience, and a guide for those seeking to respond to the current state of affairs in the U.S. CHICAGO (PRWEB)November 04, 2019 Born enslaved, Ida B. Wells was a powerful reformer and witness for […]

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