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The Rev. Carl F. Hunter, a native of Trenton, New Jersey, has literally been in the pulpit and trenches for over 20 years organizing communities and facilitating personal training for the state of New Jersey. Currently, Rev. Hunter lives in Austin, Texas, where he became a Hogg Peer Policy Fellow working in the Texas Legislature…

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From a public standpoint, Wendy Williams peddled the rationale that she is dissolving The Hunter Foundation because she is now appropriating money and resources into other organizations that have proved to effectively fight substance addiction. But sources close to Wendy divulged there is another, more obvious reason for taking the wrecking ball to her philanthropic…

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Wendy Williams has launched a hotline to help people suffering from substance abuse. The 54-year-old television host announced on Monday, March 3, 2019, that her family’s Hunter Foundation has partnered with T.R.U.S.T. — an organization dedicated to building a bridge from treatment to long-term recovery — to launch a national  hotline to provide resources to those suffering from…

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Four years ago, the world lost Whitney Houston. In July 2015, we said our goodbyes to Bobbi Kristina Brown. On Thursday, Nov. 3 on “Dr. Oz,” in the aftermath of the tragedies, Bobby Brown will reveal what got him to stop taking drugs.  On how he’s doing after Bobbi Kristina’s passing, Bobby Brown shares: “I’m doing great. I mean,…

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  Twittersphere and the Instagram community responded in empathetic unity to Lamar Odom being found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel surrounded by sex, drugs and dishonor. Initial memes clowning Odom were blasted by social media’s self-assigned gatekeepers, suggesting prayer for Odom was the voice of public opinion. Reports of Khloe and team Kardashian rushing to Odom’s…

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Black male suicide is becoming an increasingly acute issue as evidenced by the recent suicides of prominent figures like media pioneer Don Cornelius and NFl great Junior Seau. Black families and especially black men need to seriously re-examine the conflicting images of success that cause too many black men to disintegrate emotionally personally, based on…

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If you didn’t know, substance abuse is a major problem in minority in communities, in particular African American communities. One of the most popular drugs consumed by African Americans is marijuana. After a decade of decline, marijuana use has steadily increased in America. Research notes substantial increases among adolescents and young adults across the nation.…

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While we envision ourselves as having moved past the point of light skin vs. dark skin, there’s another category of sorts — other or biracial. The issue was so prevalent in author Svenya Nimmons’ life of growing up in Charlotte, N. C., with brown skin, curly hair, a Swedish name and a Southern accent, that…

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