Najja Parker

Najja Parker is a writer and online content producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Petition created to urge police to drop charges against rapper T.I.
 Days after  T.I. was arrested outside of his gated community in Henry County, an online petition has surfaced urging police to drop the charges against the Atlanta rapper.  » RELATED: Atlanta rapper T.I. arrested after arguing with security guard On Wednesday, the artist, whose legal name is Clifford Harris Jr., was charged...

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Days after T.I. was arrested outside of his gated community in Henry County, an online petition has surfaced urging police to drop the charges against the Atlanta rapper.  » RELATED: Atlanta rapper T.I. arrested after arguing with security guard On Wednesday, the artist, whose legal name is Clifford Harris Jr., was charged...
Report: Eat this meat twice a week to avoid heart attacks, strokes
 If you’re a fan of fish, you may be in luck. It may help lower your risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new report.  » RELATED: You can avoid strokes and heart attacks with these two household fruits, study says The American Heart Association (AHA) recently conducted a study, published in the Circulation...

Posted: 2 days ago

If you’re a fan of fish, you may be in luck. It may help lower your risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new report.  » RELATED: You can avoid strokes and heart attacks with these two household fruits, study says The American Heart Association (AHA) recently conducted a study, published in the Circulation...
Watch: Jimmy Carter delivers commencement speech at Liberty University
 Graduation season is in full effect, and students across the country will be listening to words of encouragement from their professors, fellow students and other influencers. Liberty University students will hear from a special guest: former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.  » RELATED: Photos: Jimmy Carter through the years Earlier...

Posted: 2 days ago

Graduation season is in full effect, and students across the country will be listening to words of encouragement from their professors, fellow students and other influencers. Liberty University students will hear from a special guest: former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.  » RELATED: Photos: Jimmy Carter through the years Earlier...
High-risk smokers aren’t getting tested for lung cancer, study suggests
 Annual lung cancer screenings can help save lives. However, few patients take advantage of them, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Immune therapy plus chemo doubles lung cancer survival, study says Researchers from the American College of Radiology’s Lung Cancer Screening Registry recently conducted a study...

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Annual lung cancer screenings can help save lives. However, few patients take advantage of them, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Immune therapy plus chemo doubles lung cancer survival, study says Researchers from the American College of Radiology’s Lung Cancer Screening Registry recently conducted a study...
‘Deadpool 2’ dedicated to stuntwoman, first black woman road racer killed on set

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While filmmakers are celebrating the release of “Deadpool 2,” they are also honoring the legacy of Sequana “S. J.” Harris, a stuntwoman killed during filming. RELATED: Stunt woman killed on ‘Deadpool 2′ set was first black woman road racer In the end credits of the flick, a dedication message...
Study: Men’s depression could lower chances of pregnancy for couples
 Some of the most common causes of infertility include issues with ovulation or the uterus. However, a man’s mental state may also affect a couple’s ability to conceive, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Ibuprofen use linked to male infertility, study finds Researchers from the National Institutes...

Posted: 4 days ago

Some of the most common causes of infertility include issues with ovulation or the uterus. However, a man’s mental state may also affect a couple’s ability to conceive, according to a new report.  » RELATED: Ibuprofen use linked to male infertility, study finds Researchers from the National Institutes...
Who was Dee Dee Warwick? Singer accused of sexually assaulting Whitney Houston
 An upcoming documentary about the life of Whitney Houston is revealing new details about her upbringing. The star was the victim of sexual abuse as a child and the abuser was her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, another notable singer, according to filmmakers.  >> Read more trending news  The movie entitled “Whitney,&rdquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

An upcoming documentary about the life of Whitney Houston is revealing new details about her upbringing. The star was the victim of sexual abuse as a child and the abuser was her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, another notable singer, according to filmmakers.  >> Read more trending news  The movie entitled “Whitney,&rdquo...
Who was Dee Dee Warwick? Singer accused of sexually abusing Whitney Houston
 An upcoming documentary about the life of Whitney Houston is revealing new details about her upbringing. The star was the victim of sexual abuse as a child and the abuser was her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, another notable singer, according to filmmakers.  » RELATED: Documentary: Whitney Houston was sexually abused by cousin Dee...

Posted: 4 days ago

An upcoming documentary about the life of Whitney Houston is revealing new details about her upbringing. The star was the victim of sexual abuse as a child and the abuser was her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, another notable singer, according to filmmakers.  » RELATED: Documentary: Whitney Houston was sexually abused by cousin Dee...
Local playwright makes mark in Atlanta theater scene
 It’s been more than a year since Jiréh Breon Holder graduated from the Yale School of Drama and had one of his plays produced by the Tony-award winning Alliance Theatre. However, he still can’t fathom  he’s a full-time writer.  “I can’t believe this is my life,” he exclaimed.  By 2016,...

Posted: 4 days ago

It’s been more than a year since Jiréh Breon Holder graduated from the Yale School of Drama and had one of his plays produced by the Tony-award winning Alliance Theatre. However, he still can’t fathom he’s a full-time writer.  “I can’t believe this is my life,” he exclaimed.  By 2016,...
SEE: Two-headed deer discovered in first documented case of conjoined white-tailed deer twins
 It’s not uncommon for a deer to give birth to twins, but finding a conjoined pair is a rarity and that’s what makes a discovery in Minnesota so exciting for scientists.   >> Read more trending news  In May 2016, a man on a mushroom-hunting trip came across two dead fawns. They were conjoined from the...

Posted: 5 days ago

It’s not uncommon for a deer to give birth to twins, but finding a conjoined pair is a rarity and that’s what makes a discovery in Minnesota so exciting for scientists.   >> Read more trending news  In May 2016, a man on a mushroom-hunting trip came across two dead fawns. They were conjoined from the...
UGA scientist examines first two-headed deer in new study
 It’s not uncommon for a deer to give birth to twins. However, conjoined twins are a rarity  and a pair was discovered in Minnesota.  » RELATED: Here’s why monkeys have been sexually interacting with deer, study says In May 2016, a man on a mushroom-hunting trip came across two dead fawns. They were conjoined...

Posted: 5 days ago

It’s not uncommon for a deer to give birth to twins. However, conjoined twins are a rarity and a pair was discovered in Minnesota.  » RELATED: Here’s why monkeys have been sexually interacting with deer, study says In May 2016, a man on a mushroom-hunting trip came across two dead fawns. They were conjoined...