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My Turn to Take the Stage

The magic of pow-wowing with like-minded women

At the Women of Power Summit, moderator Chana Garcia loved all the bold-faced names in…

By Chana Garcia

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Organizations Continue Fight for HIV Prevention

Rate of new infections in blacks slows, but epidemic still a major crisis

When five organizations came together to start NBHAAD in 1999, the goal was to educate…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How’s Your HEART?

Two professionals learn to manage a new life with heart disease. Their stories can save your life

Pamela Thomas had always received a ­perfect bill of health, but at age 38, Thomas’…

By Dale Coachman

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Transcript: State of the Union Address

Obama focuses on economy, healthcare, housing in speech

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address – As Prepared for Delivery
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Obama Resets Agenda in State of the Union Address

Tax cuts, unemployment, national debt are top issues

President Obama vowed to not abandon plans for longer-term fixes to healthcare, energy, and education…

By Joyce Jones

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Top Senate Democrat Lays Out Deficit Curbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat wants to make it more difficult to run…

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Dems Mull Options For Moving Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with…

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Obama Hunkers Down As Health Care Falters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cool and confident, President Barack Obama basked in applause as he promised…

By Associated Press

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Democrats Hope To Recover From A Lousy Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-two punch of bad news suddenly has Democrats facing an election…

By Associated Press

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Dems Mum On How To Keep Pushing Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with…

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Obama Concedes Health Overhaul Hit ‘buzz Saw’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conceded Friday that his health care overhaul ran into…

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Senate Chairman Suggests Breather On Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut is suggesting that Democrats take a…

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Analysis: Paring Back Health Care Not So Easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trimming back the 2,000-page, trillion-dollar Democratic health care bills to the parts…

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One Year Into The Obama Era: A Reader’s Thoughts

D�j� Vu and the American GOP

My fellow Americans, those of us who voted for the President Barack Obama need to…

By Dale Coachman

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Obama Health Plan In Doubt As Dems Reject Fast Fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though reeling from a political body blow, House Democrats rejected the quickest…

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Obama’s Report Card: One Year Later

An assessment of the president's first year in office

It has been one year since history was made in the U.S. with the inauguration…

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A Natural Healer

The shelves at Sacred Vibes Apothecary hold a bounty of medicinal roots and herbs. On…

By Chana Garcia

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Obama on the Defense Against Black Politicians

Members of Congress and political pundits have grown louder in their frustration with the White…

By Renita Burns

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Washington Report

Dispatches from Capitol Hill

Dispatches from Capitol Hill: Healthcare reform

By Joyce Jones

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Lincoln University Repeals Controversial Health Requirement

School will promote fitness class for all students

After Lincoln University received widespread media attention and negative criticism, faculty voted this month to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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