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Social media posts warn people not to call 988. Here's what you need to know

When the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched last month, many mental health providers, researchers and advocates celebrated. Although a national suicide hotline had existed for years, finally there was an easy-to-remember three-digit number for people to call, they said. The shorter number would serve as an alternative to 911 for... go to Article >

'The Black Family's Guide to College Admissions' helps address unique challenges

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Right now, high school seniors across the country are gearing up to begin applying to college. They’re meeting with their counselors, scanning ranking lists and even consulting Reddit discussion boards, hoping to pick the right place to spend the... read more

Former NIH Director Francis Collins is worried that health officials have lost the public's confidence, suggests creation of a new government...

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Former National Institutes of Health director Dr. Francis Collins said recently that his biggest mistake during the COVID-19 pandemic was failing to communicate to the public how the government's recommendations on everything from masking to... read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates: Putin met Xi, mass graves found in Izium (Sept. 19)

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As the week begins, here's a look ahead and a roundup of key developments from the past week. What to watch this week Russia's war in Ukraine is the big topic at the United Nations General Assembly and a number of related events this week.... read more

Video: Traffic stop turns into emotional moment for Connecticut trooper and Army vet who needed help

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A routine traffic stop on a highway in Connecticut turned into an emotional moment between a state trooper and a U.S. Army veteran who was contemplating suicide. Trooper Kyle Kaelberer was conducting traffic enforcement on Sunday, September 11,... read more

‘WHAT STRIVING LOOKS LIKE!’ Sheryl Lee Ralph Sings Her EMMY Acceptance Speech After Winning Historic Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy...

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Finally, Sheryl Lee Ralph is receiving the accolades she deserves! The industry vet won an EMMY for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Abbott Elementary,” making her just the second Black woman to win in the... read more

At 988 call centers, crisis counselors offer empathy — and juggle limited resources

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On a Friday evening at a call center in southeastern Pennsylvania, Michael Colluccio stirs his hot tea, puts on his headset, and starts up his computer. On the screen, calls are coming in to the suicide prevention lifeline from around the state.... read more

Garcelle’s Son Jax Embroiled In Extreme Racist Attack Drama From Fans Of ‘RHOBH’ Stars Erika & Diana

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Garcelle Beauvais’ son Jax speaks out after he was hit with racially motivated attacks on social media from fans of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” stars Erika Jayne and Diana Jenkins. Read his response, plus what BRAVO has to say about it all... read more

Steph Curry Reacts To All Of The Love Shown During Solo Graduation Ceremony, Gets Jersey Retired & Inducted Into Davidson College’s Hall Of Fame

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Curry for THREE! Steph Curry was (literally) the man of the hour during his one-man graduation ceremony where he was surrounded by family, friends, peers, professors and coaches to celebrate three MAJOR achievements. The Warriors baller received... read more

Bill Maher leaves Rob 'Meathead' Reiner dumbfounded with one question about the media suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story

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Bill Maher exposed the political blind spot of Rob "Meathead" Reiner by stumping the actor with a question regarding the suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story by legacy media. During the latest episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," the... read more

Black Twitter & Irish Twitter Waste NO Time Criticizing The Queen & Make A Case For Blacks Not Honoring Her In Death

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After it was announced Queen Elizabeth II had died, Black Twitter and Irish Twitter began to cut up. And let’s just say nothing was off limits. Outside of the snarky tweets, several people made a case as to why Blacks shouldn’t honor the... read more