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Ugo Iroku, M.D., is a top-rated gastroenterologist and public health expert on a mission to improve health literacy among African Americans and make medical information more accessible and easier to comprehend. He attended Harvard Medical School before completing his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University. He then completed his gastroenterology and liver…

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Michael B. Jordan has teamed up with a civil rights advocacy charity to help promote change in Hollywood. The Black Panther star has joined forces with American nonprofit organization Color of Change to launch the #ChangeHollywood initiative, which begins with a roadmap for change that lays out the ways in which production companies and executives…

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Dominique Wilkins is an NBA Hall of Famer and the most celebrated player in Atlanta Hawks history. Wilkins currently serves as the Hawks’ vice president of basketball operations and special adviser to the CEO. He also works tirelessly to raise awareness for the disease he’s battling, diabetes. We spoke with Wilkins about health management in…

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LeBron James is a global basketball icon, an entrepreneur, a film producer, an actor, an outspoken advocate and the founder of an education academy. Now the three-time NBA champ and four-time MVP is adding the title of “author” to his repertoire. King James, 35, has written I Promise, a children’s picture book based on the…

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Michael B. Jordan had a “friend with benefits” at high school. The Just Mercy actor was quizzed about his “prom date,” childhood friend Sandrine, and let slip more than he’d intended under the pressure of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres’ questioning. Asked about the photo, he said: “She was my friend… and my girlfriend but…

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The rap community may have to reevaluate itself following the untimely death of Juice WRLD. Earlier this month, the 21-year-old Chicago-based rapper suffered a seizure while at Midway Airport in Chicago. Juice WRLD would later pass at a Chicago-area hospital. Authorities say that Juice WRLD swallowed several Percocet pills when the F.B.I. was in the…

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