African American This category contains the latest news of special relevance to the African American community, including cultural and historical events, awards, scholarships and educational initiatives along with announcements of African American entertainment network events and premieres. Find releases regarding interviews with Black artists, athletes, and business and community leaders. Read reports based on studies about diversity in the workplace, multicultural achievement and issues in education. Also included are results of studies and research devoted to minority health concerns.

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US President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to actress and St. Jude National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is the country's highest civilian honor. Photo Credit: AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
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In an editorial in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association-Pediatrics Dr. Virginia Stallings from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia comments on a study in the same issue analyzing the nutritional quality and cost of lunch brought from home by elementary and intermediate school-age children in one school district in Houston. These findings, say Dr. Stallings, contradict the general assumption that a home-prepared lunch will be as healthful as the school lunch...
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Sam Sevian, 13, Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster
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AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award Honoree, Kevin Costner, Graces the Cover of the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine
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Artist and activist Mondo Guerra to reveal wrapped 2015 Subaru Legacy on World AIDS Day (December 1) in Miami. Credit: Bridget Seigfried.
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Jo Frost encourages everyone to support children worldwide #GivingTuesday by visiting
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Wantagh High School in Long Island, New York Finally Approves Student Liz Loverde's Right to Form "Dare to Believe" Christian Club
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Rihanna launches ROGUE LOVE on sale at Macys.
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Hayley S. Thompson, Ph. D., associate professor, Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, and Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine.
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