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AARP DC Hosts a February 24th Free Screening of "The New Black"

AARP DC Hosts a February 24th Free Screening of “The New Black”

Posted on 01/30/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Washington DC Mark your calendar for February 24, 2014, to see “The New Black,” a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent marriage equality movement and the fight over civil rights. This free film screening documents activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar—the black church.  The movie reveals the Christian right wing’s strategy …

Wellness Reimagined Through Fitness Challenge

Wellness Reimagined Through Fitness Challenge

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Washington DC Bringing exercise and nutrition awareness to 113 black men throughout the metro District of Columbia area including Maryland and Virginia, AARP DC launched the Black Men’s Fitness Challenge. The 12-week program consisted of teams from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Mu Lambda Chapter; Washington (DC) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and 100 Black Men of Greater Washington. The men competed through their individual teams to see who could lose the …

My Hair, My Health, My Wealth

My Hair, My Health, My Wealth – Oakland, 11/9

Posted on 10/22/2013 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work The importance of your health and your wealth can’t be underestimated. We know that physical and fiscal health can go hand in hand. So where does your hair come into play? You’ll find out at this fun and free event developed just for you by AARP and co-sponsored by the Bay Area chapters of Links, Incorporated. We want to show you that you can work out and maintain your hair, and your increased physical health can benefit your pocketbook by …