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Group of Black Patrons Denied Service at Restaurant Because White Customer Felt ‘Threatened’

A party of 25 African American family and friends were denied service at Wild Wing Cafe in Charleston, NC after a white customer said she felt threatened by them. After waiting for two hours, the manager finally approached them about the situation. When one member of the groups started recording the exchange, they were asked to leave.

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STUDY: Body Mass Index of Low-Income African Americans Linked to Proximity to Fast Food

According to a recent study, the body mass index of low-income African Americans that live in close proximity to fast food is higher than those who do not. Often called food deserts, cheap, affordable, abundant fast food options in low-income neighborhoods is highly influential on obesity rates among the population.

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Do Churches Have a Responsibility to Promote Healthy Living to Their Congregations?

A recent survey of African American church goers in North Carolina finds that a majority of the respondents believe that churches have a responsibility to promote healthy living to their congregations. Do you agree?

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REPORT: 1 in 4 Black Households Face Food Insecurity

According to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 25 percent of black homes were food insecure in 2011. In other words, 1 in 4 African American households did not know where their next meal was coming from.

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New Documentary, ‘Soul Food Junkies’ : Is Soul Food Killing Us?

A thought-provoking new documentary delves into the longstanding and controversial relationship between the African American community and Soul Food. Check out the trailer for ‘Soul Food Junkies’ at BlackYouthProject.com! Is Soul Food killing our community?

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Food for Thought: The F#ck up that is the FDA

With the latest food recall still underway, one could make the argument that members of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) don’t actually eat food, at least not the the same things they are allowing to make it to our plates. Or perhaps the FDA only employs individuals with private gardens and free roaming chickens in their own spacial backyards. If so, the rampant oversight and lack of quality assurance makes more sense. Not saying it is right, but it would be easier to digest it all. Pun intended.

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Monday Morning (Mc)Nuggets

So much has happened since the late time I blogged, I figure I’d write a little blurb about everything. Just Wrong. Common and Queen Latifah are starring in a new movie.  I want to shoot myself.  It looks terrible.  I officially hate them both. So much that I want to pull a C. Delores Tucker […]

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