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    By Dianne Anderson Decades of hard statistics show how little things have changed for Black men with prostate cancer, and it’s still mind-blowing for Cornelious “CJ” Page Jr., who tries to hit the community with the truth. He hopes for a shock effect. But changing people’s minds about taking their health into their own hands, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It takes a good strong woman to drag a man down to the doctor’s office, usually kicking and screaming, at the thought of their annual prostate exam. But a lot of times, health advocate Michael Lexion sees men in his sessions who wonder why the women are allowed in the room at ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Six ex-law enforcement officers from Mississippi have admitted guilt for their participation in the torture and abuse of two Black men earlier this year. Five former deputies from the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office and one former officer from the Richland Police Department have admitted to federal ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Democrats are increasingly worried about a potential drop in Black voter turnout next year, particularly among Black men, their most loyal constituency, who played a pivotal role in securing President Biden’s victory in 2020 and are crucial to his bid for reelection. The Washington Post analyzed ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Everything going on lately is enough to make a grown man cry, which is something that Marty Sellers specifically looks for when connecting with his clients. The chaos and confusion of the past four years have left many in the community emotionally spent, now the one year anniversary of the George Floyd ...
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    George Floyd. He didn’t plan to die as a cause celebre, but he did. As did Ahmaud Arbury, Michael Brown, Philando, Trayvon and countless others. And America is discovering the weight of its crimes on the necks of Black Americans has been festering on its people. All across the country, people of all colors and ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire The First Step Act, which replaced a federal “three strikes” rule that imposed a life sentence for three or more convictions – with a 25-year sentence, is benefiting thousands of incarcerated Black men, according to a new report. More than 1,000 individuals incarcerated in federal prisons were granted sentence ...