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By Clifton R Kirkman II
Telegram Reporter 

Black History Month – Black Health and Wellness


February 24, 2022

Dr. Nicolas Fletcher

African Americans still deal with the ramifications of their ancestors being captured and tortured as slaves. Studies at the university level, reveal that the legacy of slavery continues to bleed into the fabric of the American health-care system. In fact, the health of African Americans has not improved by much since the Emancipation.

For Black History month, this year's national theme is Black Health and Wellness. According to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), Black people have had to rely on self-determination, mutual aid and social initiatives...

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