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National Institutes of Health Advocates for Diversity In Research

Diagnosing a mystery illness together

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It isn’t a secret that African Americans continue to chart high rates of chronic diseases.

According the to CDC, heart disease and cancer are among the leading causes of death in the Black community, while obesity and hypertension follow suit with a severe impact on overall quality of life. There are many schools of thought on how to combat this dilemma. And now the National Institutes of Health [Read more]

Fake ‘Black People Vote For Trump’ Account Is Part Of Huge Takedowns By Facebook

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In an era of “fake news” Facebook is on the hunt for fake accounts that could influence the upcoming November elections.

According to NBC News, the social media platform removed hundreds of accounts on Thursday from a foreign troll farm posing as Black people supporting Donald Trump. The troll farm also posed as supporters of QAnon — a far-right conspiracy theory describing a supposed secret plot by an alleged “deep state” against Trump and his supporters.

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