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Future continues to find ways to give back during the global pandemic. The Atlanta-based rapper recently announced that his Freewishes Foundation has helped senior citizens impacted by COVID-19. The Wellness on Wheels initiative is a delivery service that gives senior citizens bags containing first aid kits, masks, healthy snacks, essential items, and books on health…

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Tahir “StayFresh” Ali made a name for himself in Atlanta’s music scene while working as a prominent member of Lil Jon’s BME record label. He continued to make moves working in A&R, marketing and promotions. Ali is now using his influence to shed light on issues that have affected him his entire life. Due to…

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Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Women’s Health & Wellness on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Angela F. Ford, PHD, MSW, Chief Program Officer, Black Women’s Health Imperative; Denise Pines, MBA, CEO, President of the Medical Board of California; and Gail A. McDonald, MD, Board…

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While some schools have chosen to go to virtual learning, a multitude of schools have opened for in-class learning. The latter decision has led to illness and death. Since schools have opened in late August and early September, three teachers have died from COVID-19, according to CNN. On Sept. 4, Demetria Bannister, 28, a third-grade…

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Jayden Keyshawn Parrish was excited to begin his freshman year at Statesboro High School in Statesboro, Georgia. On Aug. 27, Parrish felt sick after coming home from football conditioning and practice, according to WSAV. Parrish developed a fever and chills the next day and eventually began vomiting before his mother decided to take him to…

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A college football player reportedly died due to complications from COVID-19. On Sept. 8, California University of Pennsylvania announced that Jamain Stephens, 20, passed from the novel virus. Stephens, in his junior year of college, was the son of former NFL player Jamain Stephens, who played football for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. “Jamain…

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Mary J. Blige says lockdown has allowed her to be “deeper in love” with herself. The 49-year-old singer has been spending more time at home amid the coronavirus pandemic and says using that time in her “own company” to reflect on herself has allowed her to develop a stronger understanding of who she is. When…

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Tiffany Haddish recently revealed that she contracted COVID-19. During an interview on her YouTube channel with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Haddish shared how she contracted the virus. “I was working on a movie, and someone in the movie contracted coronavirus,” Haddish said. “I wasn’t in direct…

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Dwayne Johnson has revealed he and his family tested positive for coronavirus two-and-a-half weeks ago. The 48-year-old actor admitted it was a “real kick in the gut” to discover he, his wife Lauren, 35, and their daughters Jasmine, 4, and 2-year-old Tiana, had contracted COVID-19, but they are now “on the other end of it”…

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Whoever is tweeting from Herman Cain’s account apparently is pushing an agenda that’s on par with the rhetoric often spewed by the commander-in-chief. On Monday morning, Aug. 31, 2020, the media picked up on a tweet from Cain’s Twitter account, @TheChainGang, that downplayed the severity of COVID-19. Here’s  a screenshot of the now-deleted tweet shared…

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A woman who was believed to be dead was found alive at a funeral home. The incident occurred in Southfield, Michigan, after a woman, 20, was pronounced dead on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, according to The Detroit News.  After responding to a 911 call, Southfield Fire Department paramedics went to a home where a woman…

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With schools opening across America, more reports have emerged of students testing positive for COVID-19. In Corinth, Mississippi, the Corinth School District decided to reopen schools for in-person learning on July 27, according to CBS Interactive. Within five days, a student tested positive for COVID-19. The positive COVID-19 test led to school officials sending 116…

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