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NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. partnered with AARP today to host “Because We Care” – the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their loved ones and themselves. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time Olympic champion and advocate for youth and families, helped launch the initiative by addressing forum participants.

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PHOENIX – Battle lines have formed at the Arizona Legislature over funding for children’s programs – specifically for child welfare and safety. Last year, it was revealed that 6,500 cases of child abuse had gone uninvestigated, but Dana Wolfe Naimark, president of Children’s Action Alliance, calls the current situation even worse.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – As Minnesota continues to grow more diverse by the day, a new analysis finds that closing racial gaps in income, education and health is not only a moral imperative but a matter of economics.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sexual assault advocates are demanding changes in the handling of crucial evidence from rape cases in California. Natasha Alexenko was raped at gunpoint while she was a student in New York, but DNA evidence from her case went untouched for nearly a decade

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Fantastically delicious! I mean healthy for you, and also tasty! Bones and soup, yummy! I fought my dogs for the bones. They won but, they were nice enough to leave me with 2. This African girl enjoyed every little bit of it.

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“Taste Africa in Style” is about a life style. It shows my great passion for blending African tradition with modern style and allows me to share my love of cooking traditional, healthy, and tasty meals. My hope is that people will be able see the beauty of “Taste Africa in Style” as I do

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This is my Grandmother’s recipe with a twist. This dish is healthy, tasty and easy to make. I remember as a child, it was always a happy occasion when my mother Elizabeth Obeng would take me and my siblings to the Volta Region Kpando to visit our grandmother.

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ST. LOUIS – After a slow start because of website issues, new data from the federal government show enrollment in health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces is taking off, particularly when it comes to young women.

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“It is very disheartening that certain members of the West Virginia legislature are determined to impose higher healthcare costs and onerous burdens on responsible taxpayers in the face of overwhelming evidence that such an approach would fail to address the root causes of the methamphetamine problem,” said Carlos Gutierrez, senior director and head of state government affairs for CHPA.

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I love this dish. Its a fantastic Delicious dish to have anytime of the year. So, from the land of the PHARAOH, PYRAMIDS to my home, From my home to yours. Enjoy and stay HEALTHY!

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