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Black women with HIV often overlooked, under-supported
Friday, March 1, 2019
The face of HIV in the United States has long been white gay men, even though the epidemic has had a devastating and disproportionate impact on African-American communities. This is especially true among women; 60 percent of newly diagnosed cases of HIV in women in 2017 were African-American. Yet, black women’s voices are notoriously absent from the
 
Suicides among N.C. youth increasing
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Child health experts are startled by the steady increase of adolescent suicides in North Carolina, with the state experiencing twice the rate of deaths among older children as it did a decade ago. Suicide is now the second-leading cause of death of children from age 10 to 17, topped only by motor vehicle deaths, according to the joint annual report card on
 

Upcoming Events

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Documentary Screening

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Grace Beeler, an

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Vigil

Time: 6 p.m. The Religious Coalition will hold

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Black Film Festival

March 21-24 The 16th Annual North Carolina Black

Latest News

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NC educators seethe at lawmakers’ plan to arm, deputize teachers

Two new bills filed by state lawmakers take the heated debate over gun rights and safety to one