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Black Press Columnist Recovers from Stroke

The statistics are eye-opening. Of the 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes that befall Americans each year, about 44 percent of the victims are African-American males, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May ushers in National Stroke Awareness Month, which is particularly meaningful for the Baltimore Times and its longtime indie soul columnist, Phinesse Demps.