Forte, Maggie L.

Forte, Maggie L. February 19, 1930 – December 21, 2021 Maggie L. Forte was born in Whiteville, NC on February 19, 1930, and passed away in Omaha on December 21, 2021. She leaves behind her children: J. Harold (Anniebell) Jones, Boris A. (Tina) Forte, V. Leon Forte, Veronis L. Forte, Abdul Jihad, Andre D. Forte, […]

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Carolyn L. Marion was born to the late Larry Butler and Rosetta Allen. Carolyn departed her earthly life on December 15, 2021. She was baptized at an early age in her life. Carolyn leaves to cherish her memories, her children: Roy A. Marion, Annette I. Marion, Valerie K. Marion, Turum T. Marion (Nedra Marion), and […]

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John L. “Rooster” Green

John L. “Rooster” Green September 4, 1946 – January 4, 2022 Age 75. Preceded in death by parents, Johnnie and Bettie Green; daughter, Larina; and sister, Hattie. Survived by wife, Roberta; sons, Glen, Sherdale (Renata), and John; daughters, Johnetta (Clifford), Sharee (Jason) Bryson, Vernell (Jaynita) Atwater, and Precious Marshall; and a host of loving grandchildren, […]

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 Lessons from a Far Country

Lessons from a Far Country

Lessons from a Far CountryVelma J. Sanders What was he thinking when he pictured life without his father; days and nights devoid of restraints, rules and regulations; total freedom and fat pockets?  These thoughts and musings of the heart had nurtured within and floated in his mind for quite some time. It did not happen […]

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Racial and ethical approaches to community health (REACH)

Racial and ethical approaches to community health (REACH) is a periodic column featuring articles that focus on reducing health disparities in the African American community. It will include topics submitted by Creighton University Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA) department.  REACH                                                                           Dr. Kings legacy on Health                                                                        By Richard L. Brown, Ph.D., FACHE We celebrate […]

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