Men and Women: A Different Outlook on Work and Cancer

The challenges surrounding life with cancer, particularly in the workplace, are complex, and new findings show that male and female experiences can differ. In a recent survey commissioned by Cancer and Careers and conducted by Harris Poll, more women than men say they need to work for financial reasons and employed women were more likely…

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Simple Tips to Reduce Suffering this Flu Season

U.S. health officials are predicting a harsh flu season. While there is still no cure for flu, there are steps you can take to reduce suffering while the virus takes its course. Some experts suggest starting the quest to feel better by exploring your local health food store. Dr. Lawrence Rosen, author of several books…

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Black Republican Rep Says Trump ‘Must Apologize’ for ‘Sh*thole’ Remarks

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Donald Trump, who has constantly denied being a racist, is now embroiled in a growing controversy after he referred to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as “sh*thole countries” and asked why America can’t draw more immigrants from places like “Norway”, a predominately White country. The remarks made…

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Skin Color, Not Credit Risk, Tied to Auto Finance, Says Report

By Charlene Crowell Nationwide, auto loans represent the third highest category of consumer debt. And according to new research, the color of your skin has a lot to do with how much debt is incurred. Discrimination in Auto Lending, authored and published by the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), found that despite federal laws banning…

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A Reflection of The Lower State Football Champion Baptist Hill Bobcats

Baptist Hill High School has always maintained a low profile in the sports arena even though they are the Regional Lower State Football champions.  Prior to this accomplishment, they were the Regional 4A football Champions.  On November 24, 2017, the team defended their title for the Lower State Championship and the rest is history.  The…

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Burgess’ Impact On North Charleston Police Department Still A Question Mark

By Barney Blakeney In a surprising move last week North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey named veteran police Asst. Chief Reggie Burgess the department’s new chief. Former Chief Eddie Driggers was named liaison to the mayor between the police and fire departments. While Burgess’ promotion is welcomed, some questions remain unanswered. Burgess is infinitely qualified to…

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Why is there a need for an alternative?

By Brother Earl Muhammad, Chairman, Lowcountry Education Many of us have read newspaper articles or assessments from prominent educators or heard via news and social media about the disparities in the distribution of resources in regards to either financial support, school supplies and learning tools or educators, from one district to another within the Charleston County…

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How to Prepare for Your Next Adventure or Stay-cation

Whether you seek adventure from the comfort of an armchair or the top of a mountain, great books can either help you get your travel fix or prepare you for that next big trip. Here are some new books that can help you get ready before you get going. Discover Travel’s History Human journeys arise…

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English-Speakers in Cameroon Seek Haven in Nigeria as Ethnic Tensions are Stoked

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – Up to 40,000 refugees from the English-speaking regions in Cameroon could soon be arriving in Nigeria as the majority French-speaking government turns up the heat on the minority’s north- and southwest regions, installing a heavy military presence that some fear could lead to open war. What began last year as peaceful protests by…

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Thousands Across the Country Participate in #BlackPantherChallenge

After raising over $40,000 on GoFundMe to take Harlem children to see Black Panther in theaters next month, New York resident Frederick Joseph launched the #BlackPantherChallenge. He called on others to start a GoFundMe in their community to take more kids to watch Black Panther in the theater. In just a few days, the #BlackPantherChallenge…

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