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Commentary: Black women should ‘walk the walk’ to survive heart disease

    Commentary: Black women should ‘walk the walk’ to survive heart disease

Cynthia Brown Guest Columnist It is a known fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death; the number one killer of women, particularly African-American women. Thanks to several

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African-American women in charge speak about natural hair

    African-American women in  charge speak about natural hair

In above photo: Ayana Hardin creates natural hair twists. (Photo by Erin Mizelle for the Winston-Salem Chronicle) Editor’s note: This is the last part of a two-part series. By Felecia Piggott-Long,

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A new twist: Natural hair in the work place is becoming more popular

    A new twist: Natural hair in the work place is  becoming more popular

In above photo: Ayana Hardin, back left, owner of Ayana’s Glory Locs, catches up with client Angel Lee as Hardin provides her expertise in “sister-locking” Lee’s natural hair, interlocking her hair

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Matters of the Heart

    Matters of the Heart

WSSU takes health project to Piedmont Park (pictured above:  Hazel Neely, president of the Piedmont Park Resident Council, is among the participants in Saving One Sister At a Time.) “Saving One

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A-Fib especially harmful for women and blacks

    A-Fib especially harmful for women and blacks

Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF), or irregular heartbeat, increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers

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Blacks and Breast Cancer

    Blacks and Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer continues to be one of the leading causes of death among women, particularly minority women, in the United

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HBCU alumni missing from BOG

    HBCU alumni missing from BOG

On July 1, when newly elected members of the UNC Board of Governors begin their four-year term, pay close attention

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Labor union marker to be unveiled today

    Labor union marker to be unveiled today

A fertile period of labor organizing in the tobacco industry during the 1940s fed into the Civil Rights Movement. A

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BGR! to powwow in Queen City

    BGR! to powwow in Queen City

Black Girls Run!, a fitness organization with chapters across the land, will convene a national conference in Charlotte later this

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Goler Metropolitan hosting ‘Pink Sunday’

    Goler Metropolitan hosting  ‘Pink Sunday’

Special to The Chronicle Vicki Miller, the reference and education librarian at Winston-Salem State University’s C.G. O’Kelly Library, will be

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