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Tackle a winning taste with Korean pork skewers

It's not just a Spanish, tapas-style thing anymore. At all different types of bars and restaurants across the United States, you'll find menus that continue to explore ways to feature favorite foods - like pork - in more bite-sized, snack-able ways.

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Indie Soul Spotlight: 'Rise Up Black Man' and 'Man Up! Nobody is Coming to Save Us'

Over the last few weeks Black America has been called to the mat on multiple social issues including child discipline, domestic abuse and let’s not forget about Ferguson.

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Maryland launches campaign to improve school attendance

Call to action urges district, school and community leaders to join in reducing absenteeism

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has launched a multi-faceted campaign to combat chronic absenteeism in public schools.

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Keith Wenning: Practice makes perfect

The Baltimore Ravens selected Ball State quarterback, Keith Wenning in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Wenning had a decent training camp with the Ravens but was released when the team made the necessary cuts to finalize the 53-man roster. This wasn’t the end for Wenning however.

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EDUCATION MATTERS: Is vocational education making a comeback?

Vocational education (VE) has long been viewed as the path of last resort for under-performing high school students.

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First African American to head NASA to speak at Historic St. James Church in Baltimore

The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr., 12th Administrator and first African-American to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will be the keynote speaker at St. James’ 190th Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. St. James’ Episcopal Church is located at 829 N. Arlington Avenue in Baltimore City.

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President, Congress should work together on military intervention

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said.

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Clinical trials can be lifesavers

If you’re experiencing a serious medical condition and the treatments you’re getting aren’t helping, ask your health provider whether a clinical trial might offer a more effective means to manage or even cure the problem at hand.

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Local doctor promotes prostate health in black community

Dr. Sanford Siegel knows the routine.

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Baltimore man seven years cancer-free after high-risk prostate cancer

When Baltimore resident Kelvin Washington went to his primary care physician for a checkup in 2007, he didn’t expect anything to be wrong. However, it was at this doctor’s appointment that everything changed. His prostate-specific antigen (PSA) was high, and Washington was diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer.

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Report: Adult obesity rates increased in six states

Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Report: Officer Wilson testifies before grand jury in Ferguson shooting case

Shortly after being given more time to weigh evidence in black teenager Michael Brown's fatal shooting, a Missouri grand jury heard from the man at the center of it -- Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- a local newspaper reported.

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Dancer Misty Copeland inspires new generation of ballerinas

“This is for the little brown girls,” writes Misty Copeland in the prologue of her New York Times bestselling memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina,

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Indie Soul HBCU Sports: AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

Morehouse College and Howard University football programs continue their longstanding rivalry in the fourth annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® at RFK Stadium on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. After three competitive match ups in the Classic, the Morehouse Maroon Tigers and Howard Bison return to the field this year ready to battle for the 2014 trophy and bragging rights.

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Indie Artist Spotlight: Mark Noxx

Musician Mark Noxx is this week’s Indie Soul artist of the week.

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Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Stephen Wise

Fashion designer Stephen Wise is not new to the game of owning a business.

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Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

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Jesse L. Martin, Candice Patton star in CW fall TV lineup

A rundown of new fall shows on the CW network featuring African Americans.

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Robin Thicke's blurred life: 'I was high and drunk' all last year

Marvin Gaye's family accuses Thicke, others of ripping off a 1977 Gaye hit

Summer 2013 was blurry for Robin Thicke, according to what the "Blurred Lines" singer told lawyers in April.

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To spank or not spank? Answer depends on who you are, where you live and if your parents did

The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.

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