WRITE Chicks: Authors United To Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

WRITE Chicks is an organization that promotes African American female authors and playwrights. The organization’s main focus is HIV/AIDS education. According to The National AIDS/HIV statistics, by the end of 2007, cumulative AIDS diagnoses reached an estimated 1,051,875 including 37,041 in 2007. According to information posted with The Center For AIDS Research, Education and Services, Blacks and Latinos account for…

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A Toxic Playground of Inspiration and Bravery

By Melanie Gordon Active imaginations of children can have them fearing the boogieman in the closet, a monster under the bed or a bully at the playground, but for a young girl growing up in a toxic environment of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, Elizabeth Correia’s childhood playground filled with violence, drugs, prostitutes and perverts, was both a danger zone…

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Arizona Mom’s Discovery Bans Her From McDonald’s Restaurants

By Chevas D. Samuels We all grew up knowing what those golden arches meant: McDonald’s. It’s as American as apple pie to some. The promise of a trip to McDonald’s has the power to turn a cranky child into a happy and helpful child. And kids should love McDonald’s, right? It has everything kids love: Happy Meals, Ronald McDonald and…

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Sophia Taylor Finds Her Purpose Hosting Reality TV Show,”Rehabin The Hood”

By Karmen Williams Photos by Lottie Ferguson Sagacious real estate investor, Sophia Taylor, engages viewers with every episode of the popular reality television show, “Rehabin The Hood.” Viewers are entertained and educated throughout each episode, as the stages of the project unfold. However, “Rehabin The Hood” isn’t the usual formulaic advice plus DIY project. The show spans many diverse topics…

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