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According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 4.9 million African-Americans have diabetes, which includes those who are diagnosed and undiagnosed. That means 18.7 percent of all non-Hispanic African-Americans aged 20 years or older have this life-altering disease.
If you have adult diabetes and have had it for less than 10 years, you may be eligible to join GRADE -- a study that provides FDA-approved diabetes medications at no cost. The study is designed to help participants improve control of adult diabetes.


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Judge orders end to Memphis Kellogg lockout

A judge has ordered the Kellogg Co. to put employees at its Memphis cereal production facility back to work.
The ruling on Wednesday came after the National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint in March that said Kellogg violated the National Labor Relations Act by locking out about 220 workers.
Contract negotiations between the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union and Kellogg failed in October.

GOP chairman: Party competing for African-American votes

BOSTON – Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a national convention of black journalists on Thursday that the GOP has been working to better compete for black and minority votes as it eyes the 2016 presidential race.
Priebus also said he's confident the party will take back the U.S. Senate from Democrat control and add more seats to its majority in the U.S. House in this year's midterm elections.

Importance of high school pitched at 4-week boot camp

The Memphis Challenge 9/10 Movement four-week boot camp for rising 9th and 10th grade students culminated Wednesday with its closing ceremony and small business presentations at Christian Brothers University.
Forty-nine students were exposed to a variety of skills and knowledge that led to creating one-year vision boards, learning to accept personal responsibility, building self-esteem and improving their public speaking. Christian Brothers University hosted the camp and led the ENACTUS entrepreneurship component (enactus.org) with a team of interns.