Author: Keilah Cook

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Train Wreck Causes Nationwide Tragedy in Greece: Protests have continued along with the ongoing investigation into the crash

By: Keilah Cook On Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 a passenger train with more than 350 people aboard crashed into a freight train in northern Greece. At least 43 people were killed, 66 were treated for injuries and six are currently in intensive care units. The collision jolted many passengers into […]

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United States House Passes the CROWN Act: After many years of pushing for policy change, the CROWN Act bans race-based hair discrimination.

On Friday, March 18, The House passed the CROWN Act, with a vote of  235-189. It was largely on party lines with 14 Republicans joining the Democrats.  The act was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. CROWN is the acronym for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair. […]

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Third Person Living with H.I.V. Has Been Cured: Scientists’ finding in medicine leads to hope for the final cure of this disease.

On Feb. 8, scientists announced a woman of mixed race became the third person to ever be cured of H.I.V. The process included a new transplant method using umbilical cord blood, increasing the chances of curing people of diverse racial backgrounds.  The other two patients who were cured of H.I.V. […]

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The Science of Gratitude: How an attitude of thanksgiving can change your brain and body.

I’m sure we have all heard the common phrase “an attitude of gratitude.” Countless inspirational speakers and clergy alike have used to phrase to encourage their listeners to evoke a more positive attitude. This idea of adopting an attitude of gratitude has been scientifically proven to produce greater positive outcomes […]