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Some foster parents still lack health coverage
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
DURHAM – Memorial vigils were held across North Carolina last week to honor people who have suffered or died because they lacked health insurance. Creston resident Richard Horodyski said up until last year, he hadn't seen a doctor in more than two decades. Horodyski has worked in construction and owns a small fruit farm. He and his wife are longtime
 
Black women more likely to die of breast cancer, especially in the South
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
When Felicia Mahone was 27, she found a mass during a routine self-breast examination. Breast cancer had killed nearly all the women in her family: her mother, two aunts and two cousins. Her doctor, though, downplayed the lump, assuring her everything would be all right. For months, Mahone resumed her busy life. But she couldn’t shake the feeling the
 

Upcoming Events

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Clothes Closet

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church

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Restoration Ceremony

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a stone

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Music in the Meadow

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Grab a place on the grass, and

Latest News

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MSUís Young earns top MEAC honor

Morgan State slugger Damali Young was named Tuesday the MEAC 2019 Woman of the Year, as voted on

NBA earns overall 'A' grade in diversity hiring

RALEIGH — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports

Raleigh entrepreneur shares insights on diversity, inclusion

A Business Leader’s Guide to Driving Diversity Inclusion in the Workplace By Donald