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Jourdan Dunn to Bring Awareness to Sickle Cell Anemia
The supermodel's son was diagnosed with the blood disorder....


Cali Swag District's JayAre Has Died
The "Teach Me How to Dougie" rapper suffered from sickle cell anemia....


It’s in Our Blood: Sickle Cell Disease
About one in 12 African-Americans carry the trait for sickle cell disease, meaning 1 of every 500 o...


Sickle Cell Disease Connected to Strokes in Children
Children who suffer from sickle cell disease — a painful inherited blood disorder — and also have a...


Give Blood for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month
Sickle cell disease affects 1 out of every 500 Black Americans, and yet trying to find blood donati...


World Sickle Cell Day Is Today, June 19
Between 90 to 100,000 Americans are estimated living with sickle-cell disease, many of them African...


Health Hero: Teen With Sickle Cell Dreams of Finding a Cure
With the help an academic program, Michael Olujimi hopes to one day eradicate sickle cell....


Family Health History: A Gift That Keeps On Giving
The importance of knowing what diseases your loved ones have....


FAQ: Stroke
African-Americans are more impacted by stroke than any other racial group....


African-American Organ Donor Pool Is Shallow
The donor pool for African Americans in need of organs is much shallower than it is for whites, and...


NBA and Hip Hop Stars Gather for American Heart Association Fundraiser
The event raised money for sickle cell anemia research....


Jourdan Dunn Talks Son’s Illness and Being a Single Mother
The model's journey hasn't all been a bed of roses....


Wrongfully Incarcerated Texas Man Cleared After Serving 12-Year Sentence
Michael Phillips pleaded guilty to rape more than two decades ago....


All-White Jury Clears Eight in Fla. Boot Camp Death
Posted Oct. 15, 2007 – Attorneys and family members of the 14-year-old boy who died after being bea...


News| Race In America | Second Autopsy Finds Guards' Beating Caused Teen Death at Florida Boot Camp
Posted May 6, 2006 — The parents of a 14-year-old boy who died following a beating by guards at a F...


Commentary: It's Crazysexycool Not to be Half-Naked
TLC's unintended legacy has been lost today....


Father of White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett Dies
Dr. James E. Bowman, father of White House adviser Valerie Jarrett and renowned pathologist, died W...


T-Boz to Make Comeback in New Reality Show
The TLC star will have her own series, Totally T-Boz....


Commentary: Conservatives, African-Americans and the Blame Game
Like other conservatives, George Will says that the problems of African-American are self-inflicted...


Commentary: New York Teacher Receives Racist Hate Mail
Greta Hawkins, a Black New York City elementary school principal, received racist hate mail for tak...

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