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NFL player DeAngelo Williams dyes hair pink in honor of mom, breast cancer awareness


By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:07 pm September 10, 2014 Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams has dyed his trademark locs pink in honor of his late mother Sandra Hill, who lost her battle with breast cancer in May. The NFL star also painted his toe nails pink in memory of his mom, and to spread awareness […]

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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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Grieving Daughters Kicked Out of Mall for “F— Cancer” Shirts

After losing their mother to cancer, Makia Underwood, 32, Zakia Clark, 29, and Tasha Clark, 27 began wearing shirts and hats with “F— Cancer” emblazoned on the front. A security guard at a Philly mall took issue w/ the language, and kicked them out.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Domestic Violence Awareness: But Are We Truly Aware of Both??

By Fallon 10:07 am October 14, 2011 So, I am sitting here trying to understand why during the month of October Breast Cancer Awareness gets more media attention and corporate sponsorship than Domestic Violence Awareness which is also remembered during the month of October. I know that most women have breast irrespective of their size, pigmentation, […]

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