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Women of Color and Breast Cancer

By Joia Crear Perry, MD Women of Color, our breasts are the great mystery. Particularly, why do we die from breast cancer at rates outpacing our White and Hispanic counterparts by leaps and bounds? There is even a statis...
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In the Face

By Herbert Holler The principal said the bus would be at the stop at 2:30. We figured we’d get an early jump on it and start over there at about 2:15–it was my daughter’s first school-bus ride, and of c...
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October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Chrissy Simonds I sincerely hope that there comes a day when there won’t be a disease called breast cancer. I realize more people need to be educated to give themselves breast examinations. Early detection can s...
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A Gentlemen’s Guide To #Rape Culture

By Zaron Burnett If you are a man, you are part of rape culture. I know … that sounds rough. You’re not a rapist, necessarily. But you do perpetuate the attitudes and behaviors commonly referred to as rape culture. You &...