PREPARED PLACE FUNERAL HOME

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DALLAS, TX | Congratulations to Dr. Jeremiah Martin,General Manager, and Prepared Place Funeral Home on the opening of their new facility located in Dallas, Texas! Follow Prepared Place  @PreparedPlaceFH on Twitter and Facebook.

BLACK COMMUNITY STEPS UP

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  Wichita black community steps up to help displaced mortician Wichita’s African-American community is rallying to help a black funeral director recover his mortuary, which was seized by the state for back taxes. By Thursday afternoon, supporters of Robert Bethea had raised more than $2,600 through a GoFundMe page set up to help him pay […]

ALERT: ACTION REQUIRED

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ALERT: ACTION REQUIRED
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True People Search and How to REMOVE your information: ALERT: TruePeopleSearch.com reveals your personal details all for free. This dangerously new site could cause a lot of harm revealing your name, address, telephone numbers, business entities,  friends & family connections and more. Anyone can look up any name, including celebrities.  Because of this discovery, we […]

BLACK NURSES WHO CHANGED HISTORY

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BLACK NURSES WHO CHANGED HISTORY
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7 Black Nurses Who Changed History Forever Nurses are oftentimes unsung heroes that are left in the shadows of doctors who get much of the credit. Well, not today. The group of nurses featured below left a beautiful mark on the history of healthcare that could never be erased. Many times, in the face of […]

THE COST OF DYING

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Local Funeral Director Gives Advice on the Cost of Dying SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — What if you had a death in your family today. What would you do? Who would you turn to? Would you have the money? FUNERAL COST

Morgue Turning Bodies Away

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  Opioid problem is so bad, the morgue is turning bodies away JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The opioid overdose problem is so bad in Duval County, bodies are being turned away from the morgue. For months, the I-TEAM has been tracking the growing number of heroin overdoses across the city and now News4Jax is going inside […]

Can Legacy’s be Revived? The Extinction of Traditional Funerals

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CAN LEGACY’S BE REVIVED? THE EXTINCTION OF TRADITIONAL FUNERALS Black funeral houses in more than a century now have been providing funeral services to the black societies in the US safeguarding the African American funeral culture. Unfortunately the tradition, despite all challenges it has survived, is almost disappearing now due to changes in market influences. […]

WHEN THEIR PROBLEMS COME HOME

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WHEN THEIR PROBLEMS COME HOME The Rev. Dr. Jonathan McPherson, co-owner of Scott-McPherson Funeral Home in Fairfield, said, “Rather than getting better, our community is getting worse. We wonder what would the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. think about this violence.” Annie Bushelon Holt, who owns the Bushelon Funeral Home Inc. in West End, said […]