• Healthcare Costs, Few Doctor Visits Impact Breast Cancer for Black Women

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:09 p.m.

    Over 240,000 American women in 2016 would be diagnosed with breast cancer according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the world’s largest non-profit source of funding for breast cancer research, African-American women
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  • Delaney's Armoire

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:08 p.m.

    Starting the first week on November, Data News Weekly will feature a weekly fashion column written by Delaney George.
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  • The Curly Corner

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:31 p.m.

    Natural Hair has become incredibly popular amongst Black women looking for an alternative to perms and extensions. As a middle school teacher by trade, I know that education is key to success in any area including the health of your hair.
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  • Michael Brown’s Mother Shares Pain, Hopes at Xavier Black Lives Matter Event

    Oct 24, 2016, 11:33 p.m.

    College students and New Orleans residents filled the University Center Ballroom at Xavier University of Louisiana for the Annual Black Lives Matter Symposium. The two-day symposium was hosted by the Institute for Black Catholic Studies on Oct. 21-22, 2016. The symposium focused on urban education
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  • A Mockery of Democracy 4

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:36 p.m.

    Today, as we look at this circus, the sideshow that currently is the Republican Party has its own P.T. Barnum, Donald Trump. Someone that’s taken the Party of Abraham Lincoln that once defended the rights of slaves
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  • Paris Soul Café Awards 2016: Men of Honor

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:40 p.m.

    On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, Paris Harris hosted the Annual Paris Soul Café Awards at the Ashe’ Culture Arts Center. The Men of Honor Edition of the program was hosted by WWL-TV’s Sheba Turk and New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Cooperation
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  • KIPP Mentor Program Supports Student Success through College Graduation

    Oct 24, 2016, 6:33 p.m.

    This year the school marked its Third Anniversary of KIPP Through College, a program to help KIPP graduates to finish college. KIPP Through College works to decrease the dropout rate for KIPP students now in college
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  • Data News Weekly’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Mar 28, 2016, 7:58 p.m.

    Data News Weekly will be celebrating its 50th year of publishing with a two-day celebration on August 26-27, 2016. On the first day of our event, along with world-class entertainment, we will honor our Trailblazers
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