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Woman Bleeding From Nose, Mouth Drops Dead In Brooklyn

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A woman who was being monitored for Ebola symptoms after traveling to Guinea three weeks ago dropped dead at Amy Professional Hair Braiding in Brooklyn.  She was bleeding “from her face, nose and mouth,” according to an eyewitness.  She dropped dead around 3:00p.m. and was pronounced dead on arrival.  In response to the woman’s death, the FDNY activated the Special Operations and Hazmat units. According to one of the workers…

Second Person Dies of Ebola In US

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Surgeon Dr. Martin Salia is now the second person to die of Ebola on U.S. soil.  Salia’s wife and children live in Maryland, and he had been working in Sierra Leone.  An initial test for Ebola returned a false negative, delaying the beginning of treatment for Salia.  He had been working as the chief medical officer and surgeon at the Kissy United Methodist Hospital in the Sierra Leone capital of…

CDC Claims Black And Latino Youth Suffer From Hood Disease

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A local CBS-affiliated network in San Francisco reported that a study conducted by Harvard doctors and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention finds that nearly 30 percent of youth in inner-cities are affected by “hood disease.”  The term is used to describe a complex form of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that affects young people who live in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods where they are repeatedly exposed to trauma. A…

“New AIDS” Infects 300,000 In US

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More than 300,00 people in the United States are infected with a potentially fatal disease, and many of those infected have no idea they have the disease.  The disease is called the “kissing bug” disease, named after the blood sucking insect responsible for spreading it but is officially known as Chagas.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the disease is endemic to tropical areas such as…

Ebola: How Bad Can It Get And How To Protect Yourself

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With the first case of Ebola being diagnosed recently in the United States, what once seemed like an unlikely threat is now hitting much closer to home than many Americans would like. Many people do not know much about the disease or the impact it has had so far. Here are some facts and information that every person should now about the disease. The virus is a haemorrhagic fever that…

Millions Killed By Spanish Flu, Could Ebola Do The Same?

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The Influenza Epidemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish Flu, killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide. To put this in perspective, that is more than those killed during World War I and more than any illness in recorded history. The recent emergence of the Ebola outbreak in Africa that is now spreading across the globe makes it important to take a look back at what this illness that…

Black Women 5 Times More Likely To Have Abortion Than White Women

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April V. Taylor Abortion rates have been declining in the United States for the last 25 years and have reached the lowest rate since Roe v. Wade, but, according to the Centers for Disease Control, black women are still disproportionately affected, having abortions at 5 times the rate of white women.  While the reasons for the overall decline in abortion rates is widely discussed, few are looking at why black…

Thieves Want Your Medical Records More Than Credit Card Info

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April V. Taylor Data and reports compiled by the FBI have revealed that stealing a person’s medical information is worth 10 times more to thieves and hackers than a credit card number is on the black market.  Just as recently as last month, the FBI warned healthcare providers about guarding themselves against cyber attackers after Community Health Systems Inc.,  one of the country’s largest hospital operators, was broken into by…

Chef Mike Valli: Atlanta’s Youngest & Flyest Celebrity Chef

Chef Mike Valli: Atlanta’s Youngest & Flyest Celebrity Chef

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(L) Chef Mike Valli (R) Madam Prezident By: Madam Prezident Most young men Chef Mike Valli’s age are finishing college, looking for a job that will lead to a long time career. I guess it’s safe to say that Chef Mike Valli isn’t most men. While his peers are trying to figure out life, he’s already developed a passion for “flyness” and food.  Amongst young people, One of the hardest…

Black folks! Don’t use the Bible to condemn gay marriage

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In this video, I talk about how it is wrong to use a book that was utilized to justify the enslavement of Africans and African Americans as a reason not to support gay marriage. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJfv6iDV8BA&w=420&h=315]  

H.I.V. Crisis Facing Black Women in Atlanta [Video]

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The AIDS rate is increasing so fast among black women in Atlanta that one local news station, 11 Alive News, is sounding the alarm. Research shows African-American women, many living in Atlanta, are being infected with HIV — so much so that the new cases are being compared to African countries, according to 11 Alive News. Data collected in 2009 from the health departments in Clayton, Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Douglas and Gwinnett…

Zimmerman should turn himself into the police

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In this video, I talk about why Zimmerman should turn himself into the police. With the way Zimmerman has been painted as a racist who hunted and slaughtered Trayvon Martin, he should help clear his name by turning himself in. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAcMWP2vls0&w=420&h=315]

We must do more to protect the gay community

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In this video, I discuss the recent rise in attacks on members of the gay community in Washington, DC and how it is truly troubling. You can believe that gays are going straight to hell, but let the God you claim to believe in deal with that. All human life is equal and no one has the right to take another person’s life when that victim has done harm to…

For our daughters’ sake, let’s end misogyny in America

For our daughters’ sake, let’s end misogyny in America

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In this video, I discuss how Rush Limbaugh is just the latest example of the disdain this country has for women. It has to end if we really care about future generations of women. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuGXnm7umKI&w=420&h=315]

Madam Prezident: Why Do You Hate Me For Having a Perm?

Madam Prezident: Why Do You Hate Me For Having a Perm?

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    I’m so tired of the Natural Hair fiasco! Women who have decided to go natural don’t deserve a prize! There are a couple misconceptions to going natural that people don’t know about. 1)      Natural hair maintenance requires the same timely attention as permed hair. Any woman who cares about her appearance spends time nurturing her look; No matter the look. A woman can sit in the chair of her…