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Pandemic! What to Do?

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By Robin Fonsha Robin Fonsha We are in the midst of a very tumultuous time. In our lifetime, we’ve not seen or experienced anything like the spread of this Coronavirus. It’s no wonder we are not sure what to do! Well, the first thing to NOT do is panic or overreact.…

Green Is the New Black

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City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights for all American people. He believed that everyone should have equal rights. As a result of Dr. King’s passion and perseverance, the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968 were signed into law.…

Cheslie Kryst Sets an Example

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By Hope Yancey Photo courtesy of “The Miss Universe Organization.” Cheslie Kryst was born in Jackson, Mich., moved to Charlotte at about age 4, then South Carolina as a teenager. She graduated from high school and college in South Carolina, before earning law and MBA degrees at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem and returning to Charlotte to practice law.…

Reclaiming the Farm, One Crop at a Time

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By Tonya Jameson Bernard Singleton wants to remove the shame from farming, and to help more African Americans reconnect with the land that was once a place of life and death for African Americans, especially in the South. Singleton, 55, is the founder of Nebedaye Farms and the Bennu Gardens Project.…

Men and Depression

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The opening line in Scott Peck’s “ The Road Less Traveled” says, “Life is difficult.”   The difficulties of life can produce times when we feel sad, irritable, tired, and hopeless. For many, this may result in symptoms associated with depression. The National Institute of Mental Health found that in 2017, seven percent of adults suffered with depression.…

Let’s Talk About CBD Oil

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By Katrice Bryant CBD oil is one of the latest health trends to hit the market, with dispensaries and products popping up everywhere. Whether you’ve dismissed it as an illegal concoction you’d never try, or you’re curious about what it is, here are a few quick facts: What exactly is CBD oil?…

Taking On Tokyo

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By Lashawnda Becoats   Destination: Tokyo, Japan    Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to visit Japan — land of the fictional characters Hello Kitty and the monster Godzilla. Back then, I knew very little about the culture, I just dreamed of going because it seemed like a cool place, so when my mother suggested we take a family vacation to Tokyo, I was very excited.…