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Food

Ward 8 Grocery Store Breaks Ground

WASHINGTON INFORMER — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off her second term on Jan. 3 by participating in the groundbreaking ceremony for a Good Food Markets location in Ward 8. […read more]

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“…the fact that these beverage taxes are masquerading as public health initiatives means that they can often come at the expense of effective community health programs that have a positive impact on the lives of working-class people.” (Photo: iStockPhoto / NNPA)(Photo: iStockPhoto / NNPA)
Commentary

OP-ED: Beverage Taxes Are Not the Health Solution that Working Families Need

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Despite being portrayed as public health solutions, [beverage taxes] end up harming the exact residents that they are supposed to help – primarily working-class African-Americans and Latinos. There are no health benefits to making someone a dollar poorer, and the fact that beverage taxes overwhelmingly affect minorities only makes them more dangerous and disingenuous. […read more]

Entertainment

Impress BAE for Sweetest Day with a Personal Chef

MICHIGAN CHRONICLE — It’s that time again, “Sweetest Day!” This Saturday, October 20th instead of the traditional dinner and movie, impress your BAE with a personal chef experience. Not convinced that a personal chef is the move? Chef Shanel Dewalt of Divine Indulgence PCS shares the top five reasons why a personal chef will have your sweetie ready to return the favor (insert wink)! […read more]