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Millions of people are dehydrated from refusing to drink water daily. Others simply are too busy to remember to have a sip here and there. Having an app that reminds you to drink water could be just what the doctor ordered. Social media sites and blogs are filled with experienced health advocates and personal trainers…

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One of the most well known and stereotypical images of inner-city life is a Black person drinking a 40oz of malt liquor in public. Not only is the image used offensively, but it also underscores the issues of healthcare and targeted marketing of Blacks as the largest consumers of malt liquor. Now one company’s attempt…

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Live Alkaline Water is making history as the first Black-owned water company to be sold on Walmart’s shelves. Co-founder Robert McCray sources this 100 percent natural alkaline water from a spring in North Carolina that’s been in his family for 100 years. One day, his aunt took him to the spring and said his ancestors…

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Clean water is something we take for granted on a daily basis. This is especially true when we send our kids off to school and don’t even question if they are getting pure water that day. Apparently, a predominantly Black metro Atlanta city has an issue when it comes to providing safe drinking water to…

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The Flint water crisis is still affecting the lives of thousands in this Michigan city. Two years ago, the state of Michigan made a decision to switch the water supply to a nearby river in order to save money. This decision has resulted in sick children and a water supply filled with lead. Aid has come from the…

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A South Carolina woman has died in police custody because she was not given the basic essential of life, water. Joyce Curnell was arrested for not paying fines that resulted from a 2011 shoplifting conviction and was jailed at the Charleston County Detention Center. When she was booked, she was suffering from stomach flu as well…

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Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (D) represents a cross section of voters in the diverse 4th Congressional district.   He has held office since 2007 and sits on the US Judiciary Committee on Armed Services and the Committee of the Judiciary. Like many Americans, Rep. Johnson was shocked over the lead–tainted water consumed by the residents of…

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The scope and tragedy of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis can’t be underestimated. Despite the outpouring of sympathy and donations of bottled water, it is simply not enough. The situation in Flint is the biggest environmental disaster since the Love Canal incident in Niagara Falls, New York, almost 35 years ago. In that disaster, residents in…

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There are certain basics needs to life. One of these basics is access to clean drinking water. Even the United Nations agrees to this concept and has passed numerous international agreements and understanding about access to water. So it comes as a shock to many that a major American city is violating these precepts. The…

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