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l_prostate-cancerA recent study on cancer among persons of African descent has revealed that where a black person is born plays a major factor in their risk of being diagnosed with the deadly illness.

The research shows that blacks born in Africa tend to have much higher rates of  infection-related cancers and blood cancers than blacks born in the U.S. 

[caption id="attachment_14274" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Christopher Creese[/caption] Culture. Comedy. Creativity. Those are the three words that come to mind when I think about the show for the latest

colored 2COLORED, a Tacoma, Washington-based art exhibit, is seeking to break the barriers and strengthen the ties between black visual artists from the United States and the Caribbean.

The exhibit, curated by Christopher Paul Jordan, is a combination of larger-than-life reality, social media and public art, all aimed at reflecting the connections among the various members of the African diaspora, and how we relate to each other.

 

While many were piecing together last-minute costumes in time for Halloween, on October 30th, 2015, black people across America and the world decided to do something else: wear