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Bad heart? Time to hit the gym

Rick Murphy, a real estate appraiser in Atlanta, had no idea he had a bad heart. When Murphy turned 50, he decided it was time to get in shape. It wasn't long before he progressed from running races to an Ironman triathlon

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Outgoing US ambassador: America is 'not an ethno-state'

An outgoing career ambassador urged his colleagues on Friday to defend the rules-based world order in which the US supports a Europe "whole, free and at peace," a thinly veiled critique of the Trump administration, which has questioned the importance of the transatlantic alliance.

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Katherine Johnson goes from ‘Hidden Figure’ to Public Treasure

At 98, Katherine Johnson insists she has lived an ordinary life. However to others, she has proven to be nothing short of extraordinary.

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Innovative new toolkit designed to help reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy

For many in the African-American community, the black church has historically been a place where tough community issues are addressed

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Jack & Jill of America Arundel Bay Area Chapter inspires kids to read

Arundel Bay Area Chapter members of Jack & Jill of America partnered with local organizations to install a reading room in the child care center at Sarah’s House

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Pastor Ruth Travis to retire from Ebenezer A.M.E.

Retirement celebration will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017

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Come Together for Greater Financial Access and Equality

The FDIC also found that unbanked and underbanked rates were higher among minority households.

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Letters to the Editor:Re: Bill Cosby was right

As African-Americans slip further and further into economic and social chaos it has become abundantly clear that the current methods of fighting poverty have failed.

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Dear President Trump: It’s Time to Start Meeting with Real Black Republicans

“Your direct interactions with the black community, for the most part, have been unmitigated disasters, especially, your meeting last year at the black church in Detroit and last week’s event at the White House.”

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Local nonprofit gets its ‘game on’ for city’s first ever online giving tournament

Four of Maryland New Direction’s most recent graduates (January 2017) of the Maritime Transportation Distribution and Logistics (MTDL) training program.

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‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ screened at Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Comcast, Smithsonian Channel and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture partnered to present a private screening of “The Obama Years: The Power of Words” on February 9, 2017.

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Five prospects to watch at NFL Combine

Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey at the National Championship game against Clemson in January 2017

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What African-Americans Need to Know about ALS

Classified as an orphan disease occurring in a small portion of the population and commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Concluding Black History Month with “positive stories about positive people”

James Hamlin invites you all to the unveiling of the photo montage featuring the life and impact of Thurgood Marshal, created by Stuart Hudgins on Friday, Feb. 24, 11a.m., at the Avenue Bakery.

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Six ways to help your child avoid gossiping

Six ways to help your child avoid gossiping

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HBCU Round-Up: MEAC Announces Weekly Tennis Honors

Hampton junior Fedor Shirin was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Week today, with North Carolina Central’s Theofanis Kontoloupos earning Rookie of the Week honors. On the women’s side, Bethune-Cookman junior Debora Echeverria was named Player of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Paula Fortuno earned Rookie of the Week honors

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HBCU Roundup: SWAC Women's Basketball Weekly Release - February 22

Arkansas-Pine Bluff is set to host the SWAC’s current No. 1 seed Grambling State this Saturday.

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Hundreds of Marylanders to attend "Keep the Doors Open"rally to call for increased access to critical behavioral health treatment

The Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition will host more than 500 concerned parents, children, families, veterans and supporters during the Keep the Door Open rally in Annapolis next Thursday at noon on Lawyers Mall.

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Warning: This story contains spoilers about the recent episode of "This Is Us."

Tuesday's episode of NBC's "This Is Us" reminded viewers why the show is the unrivaled champion of tear-soaked television.

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Morgan State hosts hiring event for veterans and their families

In the follow-up to the success of the first annual Veterans Hiring Event held last year at Morgan State University, the University's Office of Veterans Engagement and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) are once again partnering to help United States veterans and their families find employment.

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