08 30 2014
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Video: Ms. Mary Alice Parker Tells Us How to Stay Fit at 90 Years Old

Ms. Parker remembers Vanport and tells The Donald: leave Obama alone!

She was born in the year Warren G Harding was inaugurated, when horse-drawn traffic was still an important mode of transportation and Rudolph Valentino was breaking hearts in The Sheik. That was 1921. On April 18 this year, Mary Alice Parker reached 90 years old. She's healthy, sharp as a tack and still works one or two days a week taking care of a younger woman -- in her 80s -- whose health is poor.


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Aids Prevention Pill Study Halted; No Benefit Seen

Women taking Truvada, made by Gilead Sciences Inc., are just as likely to get HIV as other women who have been given dummy pills

Researchers are stopping a study that tests a daily pill to prevent infection with the AIDS virus in thousands of African women because partial results show no signs that the drug is doing any good.


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Adult Swim to Create Animated 'Black Dynamite'

Star Michael Jai White will be back in the title role; comic book released

If you're a fan of the critically acclaimed blaxploitation spoof "Black Dynamite," you're in for a treat: Adult Swim will be creating an animated series that includes many of the film's creators, as well as "The Boondocks" director Carl Jones.
If you haven't seen "Black Dynamite" … now might be the time to get on the band wagon.


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Higher Numbers of African American Youth Are Failing to Meet Us Military Entry Standards

Education Trust finds achievment gap in military testing for recruits

The achievement gap is affecting not only African-Americans' college and career goals on the civilian side, but also their ability to join and move up in the military.


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