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The black community is bleeding to death

There is a crisis of monumental proportion in our so-called “black communities.”

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Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School Wins BGE’s Natural Gas Safety Contest

Students at Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School were “electrified” with excitement after learning their school was the winner of the third annual “Adventures of Captain Mercaptan℠,” BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge.

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African-Americans and stroke risk

Stroke is a very common medical problem throughout the United States and worldwide.

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Economic Inclusion Conference proves successful at Coppin State

The first Economic Inclusion Conference and Business Showcase held at Coppin State University proved a hit with organizers and stakeholders alike.

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Navy grants Keenan Reynolds permission to play for Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have always made a point of showing appreciation for the military.

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All hairstyles are not created equal

Scalp pulling hairstyles associated with traction alopecia

In a review of 19 studies, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they can confirm a “strong association” between certain scalp-pulling hairstyles— many common among African-Americans— and the development of traction alopecia, gradual hair loss caused by damage to the hair follicle from prolonged or repeated tension on the hair root.

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Bahari Sisters nonprofit helping women in Kenya

In the rural parts of the East African nation of Kenya, waterborne illness is a leading cause of death for young children, and untreated water is dangerous to people of all ages.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Concerts and stage plays

Hello everyone, I hope everything is well. I have had an interesting week with my book signings and the wonderful show at the Avenue Bakery featuring live entertainment with John Wesley.

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ASK ALMA: My friend is cheating on his GF with my BFF

A male friend of mine moved to my city for a six-month work assignment. To welcome him to the area, I took him to dinner and introduced him to my local friends.

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Saving as a single parent

Saving money can be hard for any parent, but especially so for parents who are raising their children in single-parent households. Single parents face hurdles that parents in dual-parent households may not encounter, and many of those hurdles involve finances.

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Bike to work to get a raise

Friday, May 20 is Bike to Work Day. If you're looking for a reason to ride, consider this: biking to work could up your pay grade, lift your mood, and land you a promotion.

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CBS slammed for lack of diversity

#CBSSoWhite? Twitter seems to think so.

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Recognize the risks to drinking water

As environmental issues continue to garner more attention across the globe, certain concerns that represent the public's collective unease continue to emerge.

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Harriet Tubman’s face on the new $20 bill is priceless

President Obama said in his recent remarks that Harriet Tubman would likely greet the news she was on the $20 with little fanfare.

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Black men returned to the job market in April

The Black unemployment rate ticked down from 8.9 percent in March to 8.8 percent in April and Black men showed gains in the labor market, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

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WATCH: Why Tina Turner left the U.S.

In a 1997 interview with CNN's Larry King, Tina Turner talks about her life in music and reveals why she no longer lives in the United States.

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Why Mark Zuckerberg is excited about Nigeria

You know you're doing something right when Mark Zuckerberg namechecks you.

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Possible Prince heirs may have to submit to DNA testing, judge rules

Long-lost relatives -- or those claiming to be -- often materialize after the death of a wealthy celebrity, maybe seeking a piece of the proverbial pie.

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WATCH: NBA star helps paramedics stuck in traffic

Oklahoma City's beloved NBA star Kevin Durant gave some frustrated Paramedics quite the assist.

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Edward Nero didn't take Freddie Gray down, fellow officer says

fficer Edward Nero is charged with second-degree intentional assault and other charges

Edward Nero, the second Baltimore police officer to stand trial in the Freddie Gray case, had no hand in taking Gray down to the ground the day he was arrested, a fellow officer and defendant testified Monday.

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