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Improving the Heart Health of Black Women

February is National Heart Month, the time when the nation highlights heart disease. Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. One in three women are diagnosed with heart disease annually. Black women are at greater risk of heart disease than any other racial group. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), stroke and heart disease are the …

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Bright Spots During a Tough Washington Wizards Season

Now that the NBA season has reached its halfway point, even through tough stints for the Washington Wizards, their young core has shown signs of growth. Rookie guard Bilal Coulibaly has been a bright spot throughout an adversity-filled season for the team. In the Wizards last ten games he has averaged 9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, …

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Howard University Swim and Dive Team Helps Promote New Aquaman Movie

The Howard University Swimming and Diving team partnered with Warner Brother Studios to host a Special Practice and Day party in promotion of their new movie “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.” The practice took place at Burr Gymnasium on Dec. 9 and provided the team the opportunity to have a little fun amid the grind …

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Howard Basketball Team Takes On Rigorous Season

The Howard University Men’s Basketball team’s 2023-24 season has truly been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. With the Bison coming off their first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship since 1992 while facing higher expectations and a tough schedule, the team has had to come into every game ready for a battle.  The war …

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Conservative Groups Are Controlling Your Children’s Libraries: The Rising National Book Ban

In the 2022-2023 school year, 1,477 individual books were banned in schools. K-12 education is experiencing a rise in banned books. In 2000, only 378 unique titles were challenged in the United States. In 2022, up to 2,571 unique titles have been challenged. Recently, the children’s book publisher Scholastic went under fire for allowing teachers …

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