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Atlanta Mayoral Race Is Too Close To Call; Recount Likely

[ad_1] (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA (AP) — The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city’s new leader and the other vowing to request a recount. The margin was razor-thin, with just a few hundred votes separating Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. Bottoms spoke early Wednesday at an Atlanta hotel, saying near the end of her speech that “I am just in awe of what God is able to do.” “I’m so honored to be your 60th mayor,” she told her cheering supporters. But Norwood took the podium at her own rally and...

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Beyoncè Presents Colin Kaepernick with SI’s Muhammad Ali Award

[ad_1]  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people.” Beyonce was brought out as a surprise presenter by comedian Trevor Noah. She said she was “proud and humbled” to present the award. Beyoncé makes a surprise appearance at the Sports Illustrated Person of the Year event to present @Kaepernick7 with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. pic.twitter.com/87y4exrtes — BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) December 6, 2017   “Colin took action with no fear of consequence or repercussion,”...

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Get Well Wednesday: What You Need To Know About High Blood Pressure

[ad_1] Dr. Rakotz currently serves as Vice President of Improving Health Outcomes at the American Medical Association (AMA), where he oversees efforts to develop and implement national quality improvement initiatives aimed at improving blood pressure control and preventing type 2 Diabetes. He is the AMA’s clinical lead of Target: BP® – a nationwide, multi-year collaboration with the American Heart Association to reduce the number of American adults living with uncontrolled hypertension. WHAT CAUSES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE? How we live our lives really has the biggest impact on our blood pressure. There are many factors that contribute to a person having high blood...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. Richard Francis Jones

[ad_1] Dr. Richard Francis Jones was a pioneering urologist who helped pave the way for other Black specialists in his field. On this day in 1936, he became the first Black diplomat for the American Board of Urology before a long medical career established and cemented at Howard University.| Dr. Jones was born February 6. 1897 in Washington, D.C. After being operated on for a hernia e as a youth, Jones was inspired to embark upon a career in medicine. He completed both his undergraduate and medical doctorate program at Howard University by 1922, and interned at Freedmen’s Hospital, now known...

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Can’t Sleep? A Study Aims To Help Black Women Sleep Better

[ad_1] Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study received a three-year $2.2 million grant to study insomnia in Black women, according to a statement from the university. “The SHUTi-BW (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet) program, if successful, could improve insomnia symptoms among many Black women across the country, which in turn could lower their risk of the many health problems related to poor sleep,” said Lynn Rosenberg, associated director of Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, who also oversees the Black Women’s Health Study.   Source: Peopleimages / Getty The grant comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study SHUTi, a self-administered internet program that...

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Arrest Made After In Murder Of Former NBA Star Lorenzen Wright

[ad_1] (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities charged a man Tuesday in connection with the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, more than seven years after Wright’s bullet-riddled body was found decomposing in a Tennessee suburb. Billy Turner, 46, was indicted on a charge of first-degree murder, and was being held on $1 million bond, said Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich. Court records did not list a lawyer for him or a date for a court hearing. Weirich and Police Director Michael Rallings declined to discuss any details of the arrest or investigation. Wright’s body was found...

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Insomnia Research Of Black Women Conducted By Boston University

[ad_1] Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study received a three-year $2.2 million grant to study insomnia in Black women, according to a statement from the university. “The SHUTi-BW (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet) program, if successful, could improve insomnia symptoms among many Black women across the country, which in turn could lower their risk of the many health problems related to poor sleep,” said Lynn Rosenberg, associated director of Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, who also oversees the Black Women’s Health Study.   Source: Peopleimages / Getty The grant comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study SHUTi, a self-administered internet program that...

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Virus Steals Over $36,000 Worth Of Bitcoin From Buyers Laptop!

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2 Chainz Is Back At It Again With This Year’s Dabbin’ Santa Sweaters

[ad_1] Source: Getty / Getty Back in 2015, 2 Chainz lit up the holiday season with his Dabbin’ Santa Christmas sweaters, generating millions of dollars in sales–then donating some of those profits back into charity to get everyone into the spirit of the season. He kept up with his promise to help the less-fortunate, too. Chainz personally went to visit the home of a disabled veteran, and helped the entire family from eviction by paying their rent. This year, the legacy continues with Dabbin’ Santa, and we’ve got even more styles to get fresh in for all the upcoming ugly Christmas sweater...

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FAMU Band Updates Uniforms | Black America Web

[ad_1] Since its inception more than 71 years ago, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” has set the bar as global innovators of marching band performance, pageantry, and musicianship. On Saturday, before a crowd of more than 47,800 spectators at the Florida Blue Florida Classic, the band once again set the bar by unveiling new uniforms that pay homage to its legacy while signifying the beginning of a new era. FAMU alumni Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, donated $250,000 in 2016 during the Florida Classic to help the band purchase new uniforms and a branded trailer to transport the band’s instruments and equipment. Bernard...

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