Whoa: An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus, his doctors say.
Mar05

Whoa: An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus, his doctors say.

LONDON- An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, his doctors said. Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection – and more than 18 months after coming off antiretroviral drugs – highly sensitive tests still...

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Wisconsin Republicans said former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders.
Feb13

Wisconsin Republicans said former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders.

According to TIME.COM, Wisconsin Republicans erased any mention of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick from a resolution recognizing Black History Month on Tuesday, saying he’s too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders. February is Black History Month. The Legislature’s black caucus had proposed a resolution honoring a number of black leaders, including Kaepernick. That didn’t go over well with the...

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R. Kelly Announces He’s Going On Tour

Despite the fact that he’s been hit with decades of sexual misconduct accusations, been the subject of lengthy exposés, a damning docuseries, legal action, a boycott, business problems, and even a call-out by his own daughter, R. Kelly just announced that he is going on tour. He tweeted a tour poster that indicates”The King of R&B” will be heading to Australia, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka. The replies are full of...

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Donning a Santa hat, former president Barack Obama delivered gifts and greeted patients at Children’s National Hospital in Washington
Dec20

Donning a Santa hat, former president Barack Obama delivered gifts and greeted patients at Children’s National Hospital in Washington

Wearing a fluffy red Christmas hat and a bulging bag slung over his shoulder, Obama delivered presents (and more than a few gasps) to the young patients at Children’s National hospital in Northwest Washington on Wednesday. First on Obama’s list was a group of patients 4 and up who were making snowflakes in one of the hospital’s playrooms. After the excitement died down, the former president handed out jigsaw puzzles (which were his...

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Hilary Mueller lost her job less than 24 hours after blocking her Black neighbor from entering their building.

The online public-shaming cycle has become ruthlessly efficient in the past year. White people trying to police the banal, everyday behavior of black people are finding there’s a vanishingly small amount of time between calling the cops and getting turned into a meme. The latest case came to a resolution in less than 72 hours. On Saturday, D’Arreion Toles posted a video he took when he returned to his apartment complex...

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Beyoncé will award four $25,000 grants to students at Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman — all HBCUs.
Apr16

Beyoncé will award four $25,000 grants to students at Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman — all HBCUs.

Four $25,000 Grants To Be Awarded To Students At Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University And Bethune-Cookman University – All Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs) Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The...

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