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A lifetime of racism makes Alzheimer’s more prevalent in Black Americans – Sun Sentinel

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By KAT STAFFORD (Associated Press)
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Constance Guthrie is not yet dead, but her daughter has begun to plan her funeral.
It will be, Jessica Guthrie says, in a Black-owned funeral home, with the songs of her ancestors. She envisions a celebration of her mother’s life, not a tragic recitation of her long decline.
As it should be. Constance has lived 74 years, many of them g...

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