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'Black Panther' Star Letitia Wright Responds to Anti-Vaccine Tweet Backlash
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'Black Panther' Star Letitia Wright Responds to Anti-Vaccine Tweet Backlash

Not backing down. Letitia Wright defended her decision to share a video questioning the use of vaccines after facing backlash from her followers. Stars With Controversial COVID-19 Views Read article The Black Panther star, 27, tweeted a video on Thursday, December 3, from the YouTube channel On the Table, which featured host Tomi Arayomi criticizing vaccines based on unsubstantiated claims. The tweet has since been deleted. “I don’t understand vaccines medically, but I’ve always been a little bit of a skeptic of them,” Arayomi said. He added that people who get vaccinated should “hope to God it doesn’t make extra limbs grow,” making a claim with no supporting evidence. Some people were outraged by the post, including Don Cheadle, who called the video “hot garbag...
'Black Women Rising empowers women like me navigating their cancer journey' says Leanne Pero
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'Black Women Rising empowers women like me navigating their cancer journey' says Leanne Pero

Surviving a Stage 3 cancer diagnosis propelled this remarkable woman's mission to save Black lives before it's too late Leanne Pero: founder of Black Women RisingLeanne Pero launched Black Women Rising after a life-changing diagnosis at the age of 30. Now 33, she’s here to share her story about the movement she launched that’s transforming her life and helping so many more women besides. ‘Black Women Rising was founded because of what happened to me four years ago. I was just 30 years old and I was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. My diagnosis came just six months after my mum was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time. My mum’s history meant that, unlike many of my peers, I was aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. I checked my breasts regu...
'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43 After Colon Cancer Battle
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'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43 After Colon Cancer Battle

Chadwick Boseman, best known for his leading role in Black Panther, died at age 43, his team confirmed via his Twitter account on Friday, August 28. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” the statement began. “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV.” Story developing. Source link