Posted: 2017-04-22 15:48:34
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Following news of Cuba Gooding Sr.’s death on Thursday, the soul singer’s son, Cuba Gooding Jr., shared a beautiful tribute to his father on Instagram.  On Friday, the actor shared a photo of The Main Ingredient’s “Greatest Hits” album that he captioned, “Eternal.” Gooding Sr. served as t...
Posted: 2017-04-21 22:46:21
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When Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year-old black woman from Virginia, sought treatment for stomach pain at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1951, doctors discovered a fast-growing cancerous tumor on Lacks’ cervix. Doctors harvested Lacks’ cells without her permission during surgery ― a clea...
Posted: 2017-04-21 22:15:22
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When Henrietta Lacks was being treated for cervical cancer more than 60 years ago, her cells were taken for medical research without her consent. This ethical controversy became the subject of a 2010 best-selling book, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, and now an HBO ...
Posted: 2017-04-21 22:02:48
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A portrait series inspired by a Twitter hashtag on being black and Muslim is exploring the challenges many people face at the intersection of two marginalized identities.  Visual artist Bobby Rogers published the powerful portrait series Wednesday night on his website and social media accounts. The ...
Posted: 2017-04-21 21:24:16
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The U.S.-Israeli dual citizen accused of making dozens of threats to Jewish community centers was slapped with several federal charges, the Justice Department announced Friday. Michael Ron David Kadar, 18, was charged with making threats, conveying false information to police and cybersta...