Natalie Graves
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Black Folks Get Depressed Too!

CHICAGO CRUSADER — According to the National Alliance on Mental Health “an estimated 16 million American adults—almost 7% of the population—had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. People of all ages and all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds experience depression…” Yes, that includes Black people! […read more]

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Photo Caption: “In a country shaped by race relations, pollution and polarizing political struggles, Detroit stands out as the epitome of the urgent need and struggle for change,” said Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO.
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PRESS ROOM: NAACP 110th Convention Mobilizing in Detroit

NNPA NEWSWIRE — This year’s event will highlight the 400th year recognition of the first enslaved Africans brought to the shores of Virginia in 1619. It’s a seminal moment for the 110-year-old organization that seeks to honor the gains won in the past four centuries by the ancestors of enslaved Africans, while determining a powerful 2020 agenda where those gains will be threatened like never before. […read more]

Health

New Study Says Tylenol Numbs Emotions

  (Palm Beach Post) – A new study is stating that painkillers are doing a lot more than dulling physical pain, they’re numbing your emotions as well. The study, that was published in Psychological Science, included Tylenol as well as other over-the-counter acetaminophen medications. To come to this Read More

Politics

Rush Limbaugh’s Robin Williams Quotes Draw Fire

(Politico) – Commentators reacted swiftly to condemn remarks conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh made Tuesday during a segment in which Limbaugh suggested actor Robin Williams’ “leftist worldview” played a part in his apparent suicide. Liberal-leaning watchdog group Media Matters accused Limbaugh of “exploiting” Williams’ death to Read More