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9 Thanksgiving Episodes That Will Get You In The Holiday Spirit

[ad_1] Source: J-Roman / Getty It’s that time of year again to get the family together and eat all you can while reminiscing over things you’re grateful for.     In honor of Turkey Day being just days away, check out our list of Thanksgiving episodes that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Next page » Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link ...

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Nearly Half Of US Cancer Deaths Blamed On Unhealthy Behavior

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. Smoking rates have plummeted, for example, while obesity rates have risen dramatically. The study found that 45 percent of cancer deaths and 42 percent of diagnosed cancer cases could be attributed to what the authors call “modifiable” risk factors. These are risks that are not inherited, and mostly the result...

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Zimbabwe’s military takeover was the world’s strangest coup

[ad_1] There were no street curfews, no violent crackdowns, no appointment of a military junta to take control of the levers of power. Instead, the man whom the military supposedly wrestled from power was shown casually chatting with his captors, while protesters have posed for selfies with soldiers.In the wake of President Robert Mugabe's resignation, here's a look at how the coup-that-wasn't-a-coup played out.The first confirmation that a military operation was underway came when an army spokesman dressed in fatigues and a beret appeared in a dramatic televised statement early Wednesday.At first, the situation bore all the hallmarks of a...

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Childbirth Is Killing Black Women In America

[ad_1] Every year about 700 to 1,200 women die from pregnancy or childbirth difficulties in the United States according to CNN and the documentary series Giving Birth In America. Of those women, Black women are three to four times more likely to die of pregnancy or delivery complications than white women. Chief of service for gynecology Dr. Michael Lindsay and Obstetrics at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta told CNN that it’s hard to answer the question of why Black women are at a higher risk of dying during and after pregnancy. “The racial divide in maternal deaths has been persistent for decades, so the...

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Judge Says Tyrese Can’t Spank Daughter, Must Take Parenting Classes

[ad_1] As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.   The judge in Tyrese’s custody case with his ex-wife Norma Gibson has firmly ordered that he is prohibited from spanking his daughter while she is in his care and he must also enroll in a series of parenting classes and therapy sessions, according to a new report from TMZ. Via...

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How Janet Jackson lost 70 pounds

[ad_1] Story highlightsSinger is currently on her "State of the World" tourTrainer focused on weights to help star transform her body after having babyThe 51-year-old new mom is sporting a sleek physique that her trainer says she accomplished without putting in massive hours of cardio, reportedly shedding 70 pounds.Paulette Sybliss told E! she started a "vigorous training schedule" with the superstar six weeks after the singer gave birth to son Eissa in January."We were training a minimum of four times a week, and the sessions were never less than 45 minutes, no more than an hour," Sybliss said. "Very intense...

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‘Queen Sugar’ Star Rutina Wesley Engaged To Girlfriend Chef Shonda

[ad_1] Actress Rutina Wesley, star of OWN’s “Queen Sugar,” announced over the weekend that she and her girlfriend, New Orleans-based culinary guru, Chef Shonda, are now engaged. The news was delivered in an Instagram gallery tracing the history of their relationship. The “True Blood” alumna, who currently portrays journalist and activist Nova Bordelon on “Queen Sugar,” began the IG post with an opening slide of, “Overthinking is the biggest cause of our unhappiness. Keep yourself occupied. Keep your mind off things that don’t help you.” Wesley, 38, then shared snaps of the couple together, including a final shot of what appears to be...

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Rep. John Conyers Settled Sexual Harassment Claim

[ad_1] Michigan’s Democratic Rep. John Conyers settled a sexual harassment claim with a former employee in 2015 for more than $27,000, in a congressional system designed to keep these types of allegations secret, BuzzFeed News reported. “It is a designed cover-up. You feel like they were betrayed by their government just for coming forward. It’s like being abused twice,” said Matthew Peterson, a law clerk who represented the woman, referring to Congress’ process of dealing with sexual misconduct complaints. Former staff members accused Conyers, 88, of making repeated sexual advances on female staff, according to affidavits included in the complaint. The high-ranking,...

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