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Join us this weekend for Breaking Bread!

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                                                You’re invited to attend the Breaking Bread project; taking place January 23rd – 24th in Atlanta, GA (580 Holderness Street, SW).    

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Breaking Bread Project

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A central goal of Breaking Bread is education, affirmation, healing and legacy building, or nurturing it toward changing the tide or tendencies that keep leading the SGL and bisexual Black community – year after year, decade after decade, into not having much.  Not having “change or thrive infrastructure,” organizations and/or ...

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Anatomy of an HIV Negative Activist

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I was never the cool kid when I was younger. I was either the personification of a homophobic slur or the lonely, pensive guy who everyone either loved or resented. But since I graduated high school more than a decade ago, I know that there has been a vast improvement ...

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Unsung Hollywood: Dreamers and Non-Believers

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Meet two of the main characters in Car Wash, one who dreams beyond working at the Car Wash and the other who is not amused by the other employee’s silly games. Watch Unsung Hollywood Wednesdays 8/7c.

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Unsung: Xcape — Kandi Says the Group Was a “Movement”

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Producer Jermaine Dupri wanted his new girl group Xcape to be like Jodeci but some of the members, like Kandi, weren’t quite ready for that. Watch Unsung on TV One.

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San Francisco keeps leading the fight against HIV

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San Francisco – Since the 1980’s, San Francisco has been setting the model in the U.S. on how to fight against HIV. With the “Getting to Zero” initiative, the city expects to reduce both HIV infections and HIV deaths by 90 percent from the current levels, expecting to finish in 2020. Mayor Ed ...

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The City of Love Could Lead the Way Toward Ending HIV Transmission

As we enter our fourth decade without a cure for HIV, public interest in ending new infections has seemed to wane. Now’s not the time to stop talking about AIDS. With important new treatment and prevention tools in our arsenal, San Francisco — known as the City of Love — ...

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From Guinea to the U.S.: Timeline of first Ebola patient in New York City

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola — the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States. Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer’s movements since he got back from the West African nation: When ...

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Obama Moves Into Campaign Mode

Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he’s fought for in the White House. “Don’t give up now,” he said. “Not after we’ve made this much progress.” Returning ...

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Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City — particularly young men who are black. The study, released Thursday by the American Journal of Public Health, appears to show higher rates of feelings of stress, ...

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