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National Black Nurses Day on Capitol Hill
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. held its 29th NBNA Day on Capitol Hill on February 2. This organization represents over 150,000 African-American registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses from the USA, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 92 chartered chapters in 35 states. The theme for the day
 
Diabetes and sex
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Dear Diabetes Health, I am a 55-year-old man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two years ago, and I think it made me depressed. The depression eventually got so bad that I didn't want to get out of bed in the morning. My doctor referred me to the psych clinic, where they put me on Paxil (paroxetine). The medication is helping my depression but ruining
 
BOOK: Intimate look at New York black professionals
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Chocolate Soufflé By Trish Ahjel Just like Terry McMillan’s “Waiting to Exhale” did in the 1990s, the spotlight on friendships and relationships for young black professionals has been catapulted to the forefront with “Chocolate Soufflé.” The 1980s and ‘90s are sometimes called the “golden age”
 
An evening of remembrance for victims of violence
Monday, February 20, 2017
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham and Durham Parents of Murdered Children held its 25 Annual Vigil Against Violence to remember love ones who lost their lives to violence last year. Grieving mothers, fathers, family and friends gathered to pray at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church on North Driver Street last week
 
Special Black History Month photography exhibit
Sunday, February 19, 2017
SMITHFIELD, N.C. – To commemorate Black History Month, Smithfield attorney Craig James has opened a special exhibit of his private collection of 19th century photography and other slave-related items titled "History Through the Eye of a Lens: A Collection of 19th Century African-American Photography" at 331 E. Market Street. James' collection
 
Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey
Saturday, February 18, 2017
On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I got the news, I haven't been able to find words. I told me (sic) friends that I couldn't take calls from reporters. Since then, I have learned that people tried to explain my baby's life and death by running a background check. They reported things that were
 
Who's making the grade for CIAA?
Friday, February 17, 2017
The CIAA Tournament is here! And we haven’t even packed. Last year’s tourney was the Virginia Invitational. Will it be so again? Or will Virginia Union and Virginia State get their comeuppance? CC will be live blogging and tweeting beginning Tuesday. But first, who’s making the grade? (Records are division and conference as of Feb. 15.
 
NC citizens demand health care action from Burr and Tillis
Friday, February 17, 2017
RALEIGH – In a “Valentine’s Day of Action” to demand that state and federal lawmakers keep the Affordable Care Act, hundreds of voters, patients and cancer survivors flooded to the offices of Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr across North Carolina on Tuesday to demand town hall meetings where lawmakers can simply listen to voters
 
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