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Day: <span>March 1, 2005</span>

HIV/AidsPrevention begins and ends with self-esteem

By Danielle Douglass Within the last few years, national HIV/AIDS rates for Black women have steadily increased, according to the most recent data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2003, the most recent year for which statistics are available, HIV/AIDS rates for Black women were 19 times higher than white […]readmore

Not you’re Average “Joe”: Crimes & Misdemeanors in the Race

By Terrence M. Winston Incumbent Charles “Joe” Hynes is looking to be re-elected to the Brooklyn District Attorney office for an unprecedented fifth term. Several newspapers (including this one) have reported on the alleged improper use and abuse of power that DA Hynes and his office exercise. Power, he’s not ready to relinquish. But there […]readmore


by Roslyn E. Bacon By the age of twenty-three, his youngest assailant had learned the lesson of hate.  Why hadn’t he learned it by age forty-nine?  Shouldn’t he have known better?  It was during the wee hours of  Sunday morning; all drunk:  three white males-in a pick up-on a dark Texas road. One black male-on […]readmore