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Articles by Charlene Muhammad

Advocates: Confusing Calif. Care Program Calls for Better HIV Outreach

Low-income people with HIV are among Californians who can gain from a new care plan. But they need to get educated on often confusing choices.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

‘Obamacare’ Offers Young Adult Health Care and Peace of Mind

The mother of a 24-year-old unemployed woman in Los Angeles says that Obamacare has made it possible for her daughter to be able to seek treatment for her diabetes, asthma and obesity.
categories HealthPolitics

The Dr. King You Might Not Know

Friends of the slain civil rights leader talk about the man they knew outside the limelight.
category Race/Ethnic Relations

African Americans Holding Out Hope on Labor Day

Their unemployment rate is higher than other ethnic groups, and partisan politics have hindered Obama's efforts to help Americans; 'One Nation' march in capital on October 2 aims to help 'get the hope we voted for in 2008.'
categories BusinessEconomyPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsWeathering the Storm

Watts Rebellion Remembered

Community residents look back on 1965 turning point — and one local says things are even worse now.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Groundbreaking on Watts Theater Could Come as Early as This Summer

Project also calls for classrooms and labs to train youths in digital arts.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

Community Salutes Wounded Peacemaker

Calvin Hodges isn't mad at whoever shot him, but he's angry about the mindset that helps breed street violence. That's one of the qualities that make the people of Watts happy that Hodges is still committed to his life as a gang interventionist.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsProfilesPublic Safety

South L.A. Congresswoman Makes Call to Action for Haiti

Waters cites need for thousands of more tents as rainy season approaches and a million or more remain homeless in aftermath of earthquake.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthPoliticsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

National MLK Memorial Set to Open in 2011

Donations rolling in despite recession, affording possibility of official opening on anniversary of March on Washington.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Black and Latino Women Travel to Little Tokyo to Break Their Silence on HIV

They follow dinner at Japanese American National Museum with conference at medical school in South L.A., where audience here's the hard truth: Blacks and Latinos account for 20% of females in the U.S. but 80% of HIV cases.
categories HealthNeighborhoods
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