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Project taps the power of black women to get men to the doctor
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Glenn E. Simmons Jr. knows firsthand the power of the woman in African-American culture. "It was my mother who was adamant about certain things going a certain way," he said. It's often true that women are the leaders in black families, Simmons said, which is why he was on board with a colleague's effort to help women encourage men to take control of
 
Racism still fuels health disparities, limits food access
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
DURHAM – Contemporary problems of health, hunger and wealth grow from deep roots of institutional and personal racism, said participants at this year’s Healthy Durham meeting during sometimes-heated discussions. The event at the Durham Convention Center brought together city and county officials, academics, social workers, private and nonprofit
 

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SWAC releases roster for media day

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