This is great inspirational story. Eric LeGrand a Rutgers football player who suffered a serious spinal injury was in the booth as part of the broadcast team for the Rutgers Scarlet-White game. Looks like Mr. LeGrand has not let this devastating injury slow him down one bit. Watch video: http://aareports.com/2011/05/eric-legrand-makes-broadcast-debut.html
I don’t have MS and knew very little about it before my cub scout pack and I formed a team to walk in a National MS walk event. I have learned that many have it. I was very surprised by the numbers of people that donated in a family members name who had MS. My team has set a goal of $500 and right now we are at $360. We are looking for help in the fight against MS:. Please check us out and or donate here: http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/NJMWalkEvents?team_id=240093&pg=team&fr_id=16384
Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com portraying Michelle Obama as mean & fat.
You have to see this disrespectful cartoon to believe it: http://aareports.com/2011/02/andrew-breitbarts-biggovernmentcom.html
Check out this article from J.E. Ward a black woman who was once small and now has become bigger due to pregnancy and bad eating habits. She keeps it very real and talks about why black woman have issues with weight, why it’s accepted in black communities, and the real harm that being overweight is doing to black woman.
Read her article here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/obesity-among-african-american-women.html
1 in 22 blacks will get HIV, CDC report says
Just because it’s not getting as much media attention let’s not forget about what this devastating disease is doing to our communities.
Vigorous exercise reduces breast cancer risk in African-American women
Viguorous exercise of more than two hours per week reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in postmenopausal African-American women by 64 percent.