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5K Run Set to Bring Awareness to Troubling Disparities in COVID-19 Deaths Among Black People

Some 200,000 Americans have been killed by the coronavirus, and a disproportionate amount of them are African Americans. Black Americans experience the highest mortality rates nationwide. About one in 1,000 have died because of COVID-19, and that can be attributed to underlying health conditions.  To grapple this issue, the Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce (RCOC) has

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Night to Shine Prom Gives Those With Special Needs the Spotlight
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Night to Shine Prom Gives Those With Special Needs the Spotlight

By Miya Jones Inclusivity is a wonderful thing, but exclusivity for a group that is often overlooked can be good too, and that is part of the purpose for Night to Shine. The event, started by the Tim Tebow Foundation five years ago, is a prom that dedicates a night of pampering and fun to those with special

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