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Report: Rates of breast cancer, fatality rise among black women

White women have held the highest rates of breast cancer in the U.S., but rates are rising among black women. According to a report released by the American Cancer Society, from 2006 through 2010, breast cancer rates increased 0.2 percent among black women.

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Adorable 2-year-old dances to Beyonce with mom

Tianne King has a star in the making on her hands.
Her o so adorable 2-year-old daughter has been wowing YouTube since King put up a video of her dancing to Beyonce’s “End of Time.”
Check out the little dancer.

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Lifetime Set to Release Gabby Douglas Biopic

Gabby Douglas has accomplished a lot in her short, yet very exciting life. The Olympic gold medalist has two books out based on her life, and soon she’ll have a film under her belt.

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List of ’25 Smartest Women on Twitter’ Excludes Blacks, Tweeters Respond

The latest “accidental” form of discrimination to hit social media is Fast Company’s list of “25 Of The Smartest Women On Twitter.” Out of all of the wonderfully creative women of color on the social media site, not one was selected for the list.

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Lee Daniels Offends w/ ‘Welfare Clinic’ Comments; Issues Non-Apology

In an interview with Larry King, “The Butler” director Lee Daniels, who is gay, was discussing homophobia and sexually transmitted infections in the black community. He relayed a story in which he walked into a gay men’s health clinic in New York, and thought he’d entered a “welfare clinic.”

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21-Year Old Transgender Woman Beaten to Death in Harlem

The savage beating and death of 21-year old transgender woman Islan Nettles is being investigated as a hate crime.She’d been walking with friends when a group of men began shouting homophobic slurs and attacked them. Nettles died from her injuries.

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President Obama Calls Woman Credited w/ Stopping Elementary School Gunman

President Obama has called Antoinette Tuff, the woman credited with disarming a gunman who terrorized a Georgia elementary school earlier this week. At the height of the crisis, Tuff cleverly built a rapport with gunman Brandon Hill, eventually convincing him to surrender peacefully to police. No one was injured.

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School Clerk Antoinette Tuff Convinced Elementary School Gunman to Lay Down Weapon and Surrender

After spending an hour talking with Georgia elementary school gunman Brandon Hill, school clerk Antoinette Tuff was able to persuade him to put down his weapon.

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Texas Pastor Wants to Ban Weaves from his Church

A Texas pastor has admonished the female members of his church not to get weaves, asserting that they are a sign of low self esteem, and indicate a preoccupation with being something you are not.

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Russell Simmons Says He’s In Contact w/ Harriet Tubman’s Descendants

Russell Simmons has apologized again for releasing a skit centered around the creation of a Harriet Tubman sex tape, and say he’s been in contact with descendants of Tubman.

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