Puerto Ricans Suffer Apocalyptic Nightmare After Hurricanes

By Barrington M. Salmon, NNPA Newswire Contributor It’s been nearly a month since two, historic hurricanes savaged Puerto Rico, and despite the utter devastation left after the storms, the island’s 3.4 million residents are still waiting for substantive relief from the federal government. Help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been slowed, because…

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Patient Prejudice: New Survey Finds Bias Toward Doctors, Nurses

A majority of doctors (59%) say they confront bias from patients, including offensive remarks about gender, age, race and ethnicity, according to a new survey. Four in ten (40%) take action to report it or address it, either by documenting the bias in a patient’s medical record or reporting it to an authority. In a…

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Be ‘Bowled’ Over by These Satisfying, Healthful Lunches

Strapped for time? By stocking the pantry well and setting aside some weekend prep time, you can create a whole week of great lunches in just an hour. One bowl wonders are perfect for toting to work or school or enjoying at home. Simply choose a grain, a hearty root vegetable, some good-for-you greens, a…

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Haunted House and Halloween Now a $10 Billion Industry

Halloween is big business. The commerce of Halloween in the U.S. should exceed $10 billion during the 2017 season, according to Hauntworld.com, the industry’s leading website. That’s a lot of candy, costumes, decorations and tickets to haunted attractions. One of the largest growth areas in the Halloween trade is the explosion in number and quality…

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What is a Black Identity Extremist?

By Julianne Malveaux While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, while a lone White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel, while the word “terrorist” is hardly used to describe these men, the FBI, under the leadership of the racist Attorney General Jeff Beauregard Sessions, is thinking…

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Study Reveals: Racial Microaggressions May Reveal Deeper Beliefs

By Kim Eckart, NorthStarNewsToday.com White Americans who are more likely to make microaggressions against black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative feelings towards black people as a whole, whether they know it or not, a new study suggests. “Our study results offer validation to people of color when they experience microaggressions.”…

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Ingevity Sponsors Full Year of Lowcountry Food Bank Fresh for All Events

  The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) announced last week that Ingevity will sponsor 12 monthly LCFB Fresh for All events, with $42,000 in financial support. The first Ingevity Fresh for All to serve the community took place Tuesday, October 10, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Arthur Christopher Community Center, 265 Fishburne Street, in…

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