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In today’s fast-paced world, Pause-for-the-Truth offers a space to:

  • Reflect on your life and surroundings: We encourage self-awareness and critical thinking.
  • Stay informed: Our experts in health, law, and social justice provide insights on crucial issues.
  • Bridge the knowledge gap: We believe everyone deserves equal access to information.
  • Empower yourself: Through our weekly podcast, learn about topics impacting you and your family.
  • Join the movement: Uncover the truth and advocate for positive change.

Tune in and elevate your knowledge with Pause-for-the-Truth!

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Episode 129: 60th Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet

or over sixty years, the Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet has stood as a central gathering for aspiring track and field athletes from the southeastern United States. For those unfamiliar with history, Bob Hayes, the renowned sprinter from Florida A&M, earned the nickname “Bullet Bob” for his unparalleled supremacy in sprinting events spanning from 60 to 100 yards

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Episode 128: Navigating Veterans Resources

Supports women veterans in northeast Florida, by creating awareness about their needs and connecting them with training and employment opportunities. Northeast Florida Women Veterans, Inc. hosts workshops onsite and partners with community organizations to encourage continuous professional and personal development.

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Episode 123:Prostate Cancer and Prostate Disease

nner-city black men are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer as whites and are four times more likely to be in advanced stages of the disease at diagnosis, according to a new study led by University of Florida researchers.

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Episode 122: Community Programs Working to Help Youth Thrive

PYD programs engage young people in intentional, productive, and constructive ways while recognizing and enhancing their strengths. These programs promote positive outcomes by providing opportunities, fostering positive relationships, and giving the support that is needed to develop young people’s assets and prevent risky behaviors.

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Episode 121: Estate Planning and Trusts

While wealthy white families often use their economic resources to segregate and create unique advantages for themselves, lower-wealth African American families are limited to living in lower-resourced, more disadvantaged areas.

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Episode 120: Assessing the Movement:

Two pillars of the American civil rights movement, the NAACP and National Urban League, celebrate their legacies: the NAACP, born in 1909, champions for equality and the Urban League, empowering since 1910, builds pathways to economic justice.

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Episode 119: New Year’s Resolutions

For 2024, the Forbes Health/OnePoll survey found some resolutions to be more common than others, with the most popular goals including: Improved fitness (48%) Improved finances (38%) Improved mental health (36%).

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Episode 118: Recognizing Mental Illness

What happens at the intersection of mental health and one’s experience as a member of the Black community? While the experience of being Black in America varies tremendously, there are shared cultural factors that play a role in helping define mental health and supporting well-being, resiliency and healing.

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Episode 117: Holiday Blues

Post-holiday blues usually refer to the short-lived mental distress, anxiety, and sadness that arises after the holidays. It’s common after all of the hoopla for people to experience a letdown or what some call the “post-holiday blues.”

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