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Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. Wants You to Know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Sheldon T. Nunn Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. wants the general public to know October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month;” most significantly, the sorority wants to heighten awareness amongst females in the African American community. As a whole, black women have the highest mortality rate of any other ethnic group and the impact of this disease takes […]

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Using synthetic marijuana can be a risky proposition

Spice (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Recent news reports throughout the United States have noted numerous cases of drug overdoses that have impacted individuals from every walk of life. The culprit of these overdoses has been synthetic marijuana, “aka” as K2, Spice, Kush and AK47, all of which has proven to be […]

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A Little Known Chapter in KKK History

By Sheldon T. Nunn – During the 1970’s, Ron Stallworth has the distinction of being the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department at a time when there were many so-called firsts as a matter of race relations in American society. As a consequence of the times, radical […]

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Mayor Sylvester Turner Celebrates August As Jazz Month in Houston

By Sheldon T. Nunn – In 1970, then Mayor of Houston Louie Welch proclaimed “August as Jazz Month” in the City based on the pioneering efforts of Carl Adams and William “Bubbha” Thomas of the Cultural Uplift Program and Jazz Education, Inc. Two years later, Thomas with assistance from Conrad O. Johnson created the Summer Jazz […]

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