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VIDEO: Lawyer Presents Case Of Racism In Shaping America

In this video interview, Bill Myers engages criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson and the filmmakers, the dynamic duo of Sarah & Emily Kunstler. This provocative discussion explores the issues, themes, challenges and implications for America in the making of the soon to be released documentary film from Sony Pictures Classics entitled WHO WE ARE: […]

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NJ mayors, legislative leaders announce legislation to combat illegal gun crimes

Garden State Initiative’s president Regina M. Egea Paterson joined Mayor Andre Sayegh, along with Senator Jon Bramnick, Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and members of the New Jersey Urban Mayors Association and New Jersey Sheriffs Association announced the introduction of legislation (A2426/S513) which is intended to give prosecutors and judges greater tools and discretion […]

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Overdose deaths caused by opioids in combination with stimulants hit Black communities the hardest

Between 2009 and 2019, overdose deaths in the United States involving opioids and stimulant drugs, such as cocaine and methamphetamine, surged compared to deaths from stimulants alone. Fatalities linked specifically to cocaine combined with opioids rose by nearly 450%, an alarming trend fueled by the growing contamination of non-opioid drugs by fentanyl, an extremely potent synthetic opioid. […]

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NJ celebrates Girls and Women in Sports Day

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is proud to honor and recognize the achievements of female athletes around the state in conjunction with the 36th Annual of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  In conjunction with the day, the NJSIAA joins with the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW) to honor a […]

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Urban Ministries, Inc. and HarperCollins Christian Publishing together launch online platform,

Urban Ministries, Inc. (UMI) and HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced the launch of a subscription-based digital platform offering churches and individuals a regularly expanding library of more than 100 video sermons and study curricula from well-known African American Christian voices. is a co-launched consumer-direct product created by UMI and HCCP, a result of the partnership the […]

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Conversations with Miles Jaye “BLACK NO MORE”

Black no more, is a pledge to devest myself of anything that in word, tone, or image, detracts from the entirety and totality of my human experience. If by use of nomenclature, my so-called Blackness renders me one iota less human or denies me one single attribute, benefit, or protection of that afforded a whole […]

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Loneliness associated with increased risk of dementia in older adults

As social isolation in the United States has been increasing among older adults, a new study shows a notable link between loneliness and dementia risk, and one that is most striking for Americans who represent a large part of the population. In the study published February 7 in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, researchers found a three-fold […]

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Report finds 82% of patients still experience medication delays, despite healthcare industry advancements

New data released today by CoverMyMeds found 82% of patients experienced medication delays in the last year due to COVID-19 restrictions, insurance processes, communication challenges and prescription cost.1 Of patients who experienced medication delays, 85% had to make financial sacrifices to afford their prescriptions.1 In addition to medication delays, many patients also postponed medical visits in the past year. […]