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Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities New sites will remove any barriers that may exist to easily provide coronavirus screening and testing CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 – Atrium Health is rolling out additional Coronavirus Testing Centers this week, specifically aimed at addressing underserved and minority communities in Charlotte.…

Black Hair and Exercising

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Hi, ladies. I read with interest an online article in Blackdoctor.org with the following title: “Black Women Aren’t Exercising?!” I chuckled when I read the following quote from the article: “I want to become more active, but I just don’t know about all that sweating!…

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.…