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South Baltimore entrepreneur is winning in the beauty industry

Simply put, Takia Ross is a winner. She is a go-getter by the very definition of the phrase, a survivor by nature, and a provider by obligation and love.

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Preventing Falls Can Save Lives

Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury, admission to the hospital, and death. One out of five falls cause serious injury such as broken bones and even traumatic brain injury.

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Death of Chadwick Boseman Puts Focus on Colon Cancer and African Americans

The death of actor Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at age 43 has brought new attention on the disease and how it disproportionately impacts African Americans

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One Huge Lie Crystallized

“After the Republican Convention, President Trump has cut into Biden’s lead, and it appears that our president is a man of character. Trump supporters made it appear that he was working for all Americans and that there are thousands of Black men who believe he is the best candidate for our community. The president made it appear that he was working for the soul of America, and he was a huge supporter of voting.”

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Inner City Suburban Youth Foundation Provides School Supplies and Tablets for Baltimore youth

The nonprofit Inner City Suburban Youth Foundation Inc. is providing tablets, school supplies, and other materials to underserved Baltimore City students between the ages of six and 16 for the 2020-21 school year.

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Are you or a loved one mixing alcohol with diet-related behaviors? It May Be Drunkorexia

Lindsey Hall recalled her “drinking” days as a college student at the University of Arkansas.

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Five-year-old boy authors first published picture book ‘I’m Hungry!’

Los Angeles, Calif.— The children's picture book, "I'm Hungry!" was recently released on Amazon and written by a five-year-old boy, Andrew Hutchinson based in California. Kindergartner Andrew is a first-time published author.

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Actor in New Tyler Perry Series ‘Redefines Black Male Friendships on Screen’

When referring to actor Mahdi Cocci, BET exclaimed that the television star redefines Black male friendships on screen.

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Free Money Meister Aims to Eliminate Student Loan Debt, Close Wealth Gap

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, which forced tens of millions to seek unemployment compensation benefits, financial experts said the nation’s student loan balance was projected to swell to $2 trillion by 2022, with approximately 25 percent of borrowers already behind on payments.

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Pratt Library provides resources for students and parents during virtual learning

The Enoch Pratt Free Library will provide resources and educational support for students as many return to classes virtually. The Library is currently lending hotspots and tablets to help bridge the digital divide for households that don’t have Internet or require more connectivity.

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Ravens Lamar Jackson shows he can win from the pocket

Lamar Jackson’s passing ability was criticized before the 2017 NFL Draft despite throwing for 9,043 yards, 69 touchdowns and finishing with a 142.9 quarterback rating at Louisville. Jackson won the Heisman trophy in 2016.

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Comcast announces multiyear effort to roll out over 1,000 WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” in local community centers nationwide

Partnership supports the efforts of hundreds of nonprofit partners seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care

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New Vegan-Forward Concept Friends and Family Opens for Carry-Out

All-Day Breakfast Options Aims to Appease Every Guest’s schedule and particular cravings

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Wells Fargo Announces Gigi Dixon as New Head of External Relations

Wells Fargo officials said Dixon has been instrumental in helping the company take a number of new actions around D&I, including; helping create a new diversity leader role reporting directly to the CEO, requiring all managers to participate in new anti-racism training, and requiring the Operating Committee leaders to meet new D&I-related commitments.

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COVID-19 Clinical Antibody Trials in Baltimore and Annapolis

Who is eligible: People who either: Were tested for Covid-19 no more than 5 days ago and were positive, still have symptoms but haven’t been hospitalized Were in close contact with someone who has Covid-19 no more than 3 days ago, who don’t have any symptoms

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PNC Bank to Hold 10th Annual Women in Business Week Virtual Event Aims To Engage Female Financial Decision Makers

Are you ready for a wealth of information about managing your finances, education about women’s suffrage, an opportunity to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a primer on the growing esports industry, along with fitness activities and yoga —all for free?

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Pandemic has not hindered Baltimore’s emerging fitness scene

In the midst of a global health crisis that has highlighted numerous racial health disparities, a number of local fitness organizations have emerged which emphasize health and wellness in the Black community. Four groups in particular — Runners Run, MET Fitness, Building Bodies and Bonds, and Baltimore Bikers— have burst on the local fitness scene as organizations endeavoring to make a substantial impact in the Baltimore community.

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Generational Political Power

All eyes will be on the Black Community in Baltimore, Maryland as we enter into the final round of the election in November. There is the distinct possibility Baltimore City will elect four Black males from four different generations to positions of power: Congress, Comptroller, City Council President and Mayor.

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Black Americans and COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Black Americans have to be involved at all levels of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We cannot afford to be silent, detached, denied or prevented from being at the decision-making tables in terms of COVID-19 public health policies, research, clinical trials, remedies and vaccine development. Our lives and future are at stake.

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September is National Recovery Month LTC To Hold Virtual Fundraiser September 25

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives.

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