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Louisiana Divas

By Cosha Hayes, Shawanga Hall, and Alicia Hardy Published by Branue Productions, three Louisiana women come together to tell their stories ranging from over-coming postpartum depression to understanding your gifts, to give readers the true […]

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New UREC leaders appointed

The Board of Directors for Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation ,UREC, has appointed two Baton Rouge community and business leaders to key board offices. CATHY DENSON, assistant vice president of Commercial Banker Bank at Red River […]

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Congressman wants reparations

WASHINGTON—U.S. REP. John Conyers Jr. said he will re-introduce in the 113th Congress legislation that calls for a seven member commission to study reparations for Black people in the United States. “It is the most […]

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Planting love for Mom

MORE THAN 10,000 MOTHERS IN the Baton Rouge area received a Mothers Day gift that will keep on giving, thanks to Rotolo Pizza’s “Homegrown Love for Mom” program. The pizzeria collected cups to give to elementary school students throughout Baton Rouge–like the […]

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No love like self-love

May is National Masturbation Month. The celebration of May as National Masturbation Month began in 1995 in San Francisco as a response to the forced resignation of then U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders. Elders made […]

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Walking with Faith

WALKING BY FAITH IS A METAPHOR COMMONLY USED BY CHRISTIANS, but Pew 2 Pavement is putting that metaphor into action while helping Christians lead a more active lifestyle. “If you look back at our history […]

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A journey into world of Asperger’s and Autism

by Carissa Cropper WE BEGAN OUR JOURNEY INTO my son’s fascinating world on October 16, 2010, after having a conference with his teacher. Sh described Tyler as being a great student, smart, and intelligent. She said that he would use his vocabulary words constantly […]

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Churches to increase health awareness

SHREVEPORT—The Nation- al Medical Association (NMA) is partnering with Enroll America and Black churches to increase of the awareness of health coverage opportunities and healthy Black people. NMA plans to use the partnership to provide physicians […]

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Mason sets open door meetings May, June

The entire Southern University System including alumni are invited to one-on-one conversations with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. He has reserved May 22 and June 26, 9am -noon, for individual meetings as part of his “President’s Open Door Day.” The meetings are […]

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Best Kept Secret: Our Daily Bread

OUR DAILY BREAD WHOLE Food Market and Bakery has been serving the Baton Rouge community with holistic medicines and healthy grocery options since 1989. Owners Alvin Himel and David Butt provide cus- tomers with health […]