Communities fight the proliferation of Dollar Stores arguing that the cheap foods they offer negatively affect the health of residents. more
In this press release, the ABA retaliates against the soda tax study in Health Affairs stating that “Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages will not reduce obesity….a wide range of factors contribute to these health conditions.” more
A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that a one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages would prevent nearly 26,000 lives, generate $13 billion in tax revenues, and save $17 billion in healthcare-related expenses. more
On November 7th, regardless of whether President Obama is reelected, or if Romney will assume the post of President and replace him, African and all oppressed and working people are going to be in for a ruff ride the next four years and beyond as a direct result of the agendas both of these figures and their respective parties are aiming to pursue.
As pronounced by the United Nations General Assembly, 2011 was the Year of People of African Descent. This year of education was planned to coincide with the 10-year commemorative anniversary of the Durban World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) and the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA).
Let me start by saying, that I have a very hard time understanding why any person of African descent would want to be the President of the United States of America. The United States government is responsible for some of the most horrific crimes committed against African people over the past 200 plus years.