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Kamara Taylor: Black Women & The Fight Against Cancer

Kamara Taylor: Black Women & The Fight Against Cancer

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By: Kamara Taylor With crime being ever so rampant in minority communities, we tend to overlook the biggest threat and killer that continues to destroy homes and the family dynamic.  This terrible menace is CANCER. As Angelina Jolie has become the face of the BRCA 1 gene by removing both breasts to prevent the likelihood of cancer occurring, most African American women are the largest carriers of the triple negative…

Walmart Promises To Hire Any Veterans Looking For Work

Walmart Promises To Hire Any Veterans Looking For Work

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Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, will announce today (Tuesday) a plan to hire every veteran who wants a job, provided that the veterans have left the military in the previous year and did not receive a dishonorable discharge. The announcement, to be made in a speech in New York by William S. Simon, the president and chief executive of Wal-Mart U.S., represents among the largest hiring commitments for veterans in…

Wal-Mart Sued for “All Black People Leave the Store Now” Announcement on PA System

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A man is suing Wal-Mart after someone got onto the public address system and asked all black people to leave the store.  The man says that he suffered emotional distress from the incident, and is asking for $1 million in damages. Donnell Battie claims that Wal-Mart was careless, negligent and reckless in the incident and failed to control the PA system in the store.   The suit has been filed in…

Man Sues Walmart For $1 Million Over Racist Remark

Man Sues Walmart For $1 Million Over Racist Remark

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A New Jersey man has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Wal-Mart for alleged racism. Donnell Battie claims to have been traumatized after hearing racist comments over the loud speaker at a Washington Township location, in 2010. According to Battie, a Wal-Mart employee used the store intercom to request that all black people leave the establishment. As such, Battie is accusing the store of being negligent in failing to control…

Dr. Boyce: What I’d Like to Get Black People for Christmas

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Black Like Moi I’m not big on giving gifts at Christmas, Kwanzaa or anything else.  The holiday season has become so distorted that our children now think that Jesus was born at Wal-Mart.  I believe in giving gifts of love and upliftment (which kinda makes my kids hate me sometimes).  So, in this holiday season, I thought I’d give a gift of love to you.  Forgive…

ColorOfChange Targets Corporations Over Voting Laws

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An online advocacy group is urging corporations that market to African-Americans to stop giving money to a conservative organization working for stricter voting laws. The group, ColorofChange, is targeting companies that support the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, a nonprofit that has helped states pass photo ID laws, which are criticized by minority and civil rights groups. Its members include legislators and corporations, who pay higher fees to join….

Availability Of Morning After Pill To Minors To Be Decided By FDA Tomorrow

Availability Of Morning After Pill To Minors To Be Decided By FDA Tomorrow

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  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to make a decision tomorrow on whether or not to make the morning after pill available over the counter to girls under the age of 17. Since first sparking controversy five years ago upon its release into the market, Plan B has only been available behind-the-counter to adult women — after they presented identification. In an interview with the Washington…