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Global HIV/AIDS funding on the decline

Global HIV/AIDS funding on the decline

BY LINDA VILLAROSA BLACK AIDS INSTITUTE/ GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Throughout the AIDS 2016 Conference, whispers that global funds to fight HIV/AIDS have begun to dry up have turned to shouts. In the crowded hallways of the International Convention Center, on panels, plenaries and even T-shirts, everybody seemed to be worried that the Global Fund to […]

Sweetie Pie’s owner sues son

Sweetie Pie’s owner sues son

BY TONYA PENDLETON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM It looks like things have gone sour between “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’’ Robbie Montgomery and her son and business partner Tim Norman. Reports state that the former OWN reality star and owner of the Sweetie Pie’s restaurants is currently suing him. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, the suit, which was […]

Two brothers of reality star shot and killed

Two brothers of reality star shot and killed

Two bothers of reality TV star Toya Wright – Rudy and Josh Johnson – were shot to death early July 31 morning in New Orleans. According to a NOLA.com report, the two men were discovered shortly after midnight Sunday inside a car near the corner of Pauger and North Miro streets in the city’s 7th Ward. […]

Muslim fencer making Olympic history

Muslim fencer making Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad of New Jersey will be the first American woman to compete in the Games wearing a hijab. BY DAVID WHARTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Reporters crowd around Ibtihaj Muhammad for the better part of an hour, standing two and three deep, pushing close, a jostling mass of cameras, lights and microphones. Her smile remains […]

Ruling against voter ID law could help Clinton

Ruling against voter ID law could help Clinton

BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Three years after the Supreme Court deemed a key anti-discrimination provision of the Voting Rights Act unnecessary, a federal court on July 29 ruled that a subsequently imposed North Carolina law requiring photo IDs at polling places was aimed at discouraging minority turnout. The decision, just […]

Set the stage for success

Set the stage for success

Tips for a smooth transition back to school From Family Features For parents putting bright-eyed students on the bus for the very first time and for seasoned moms and dads who know the drill inside and out, gearing up for another year of school is a process. The shop­ping extravaganzas, trips to the doctor for […]

Sensible snacks that really pop

Sensible snacks that really pop

From Family Features Next time you reach for a snack, go for a great-tasting option that delivers on both flavor and nutrition. Sensible snacks can be surprisingly delicious when you choose ingredients wisely. One popular choice: popcorn. Ideal for between-meal snacking since it satisfies but doesn’t spoil the appetite, popcorn is also the perfect addition […]

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