Gwen Carr renewed her warnings of racial and "policing" consequences.

He even apologizes to the officer despite many slamming the cop's "abuse of power."


Milwaukee, Wisconsin, one of the nation's most segregated cities, has more tobacco retailers than access to healthy food for its residents.

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A settlement between the big three American tobacco companies and the federal government requires executives to produce an ad campaign that reveals the harmful health effects of tobacco use and admissions that representatives knowingly lied about its dangers. RELATED: Obama Praises CVS For Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco The campaign is supposed to run nationwide […]

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Tobacco companies took a hit and have agreed to vocalize that they are deceiving the American public when it comes to the dangers of smoking; they have even agreed to run their own ads on television and print publications across the country. However, black media has been overwhelmingly left out. The big tobacco companies, Altria, […]

CHICAGO  — Smoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn’t harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana doesn’t do the kind of damage tobacco does. The results, from one of the largest and longest studies on the health effects of marijuana, are hazier for heavy users […]

The NAACP is lobbying the FDA to ban menthol cigarettes, of which Newport is the most popular brand. Newport cigarettes are popular in many African American communities. 80% of African American smokers favor mentholated cigarettes vs, 22% of whites. The L.A. Times writes: On Monday, the debate among African American organizations burst into the open […]