Prayer Vigil Public Hosted by Shreveport Police Department 10-19
Please join the Shreveport Police Department led by the Pastors on Patrol, so that we all may come together in prayer for our city. Our Pastors have hosted several prayer vigils since early 2017 and would would love everyone to join us at this one.
"Black women also breast-feed less often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, substantially fewer African American babies than white babies are breast-fed.
Breast-feeding a baby has been found to be protective against both short-term and longer-term health issues for mother and child. Black women are more likely than others to face lack of support for breast-feeding at work, may lack community support and may have cultural attitudes that influence them not to nurse..."
(Photo: Mandy Hoskison)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. IMPACTING THE POCKETBOOK
After approving the president’s $4 trillion budget plan, GOP senators begin efforts to enact the first tax overhaul in three decades by the end of the year.
2. CHIEF OF STAFF SHIELDS COMMANDER IN CHIEF
John Kelly speaks about the reality and pain of war sacrifice, praising those who serve and summoning the 2010 death of his own son to defend President Donald Trump against accusations of insensitive outreach to a grieving military family.
3. WHAT VIEW FROM ABOVE REVEALS OF SYRIAN CITY
Drone footage from Raqqa shows bombed-out shells of buildings and heaps of concrete slabs lying piled on streets littered with destroyed cars. Entire neighborhoods are seen turned to rubble, with little sign of civilian life.
4. WORSE THAN WAR AND VIOLENCE
Environmental pollution was the cause of one in six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — a new major study says.
5. MILLIONS AND MILLIONS
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over “Obamacare” undermine coverage gains that drove the nation’s uninsured rate to a historic low... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:
Used by Permission of The Associated Press
• "Why There is a Black History Month at All"
• "A Trophy: Well-Earned" #OscarsSoWhite "
• MLK’s Dream Fulfilled, Deferred, or Done?
• COSBY: "Who Could Blame Camille?"
• 300,000 Low-Income Louisianians Gained
Healthcare As Bobby Jindal Is Replaced By
• MYKEL JENKINS: Actor, "The Masked Saint" Movie
• BLACK MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA
• SPD promotes first African-American
female to Assistant Chief of Police
• SHV YOUNG PEOPLE: Marnitta Demming:
• SHV YOUNG PEOPLE: Amber Smith,
• In 1927, African- American Man Used As
Human Guinea Pig In Radiation Treatment
At 5-Years Old Tells His Story [Video]
• Baton Rouge: Teen Kills Friend with
• CHILDREN'S COUGH MEDICINE RECALL
• Health Benefits Of Eating Fruits
• Lose Weight Fast: How to Do It
• Foods/Drinks That Can Cause Blood Sugar
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