Seminar explores drug addiction in African American community


Anita Muhammed is turning grief and guilt into good, bad as it may still feel. 

“I lost somebody I loved. From my standpoint because I ignored it for a long time thinking it would work itself out for a long time. Cut I didn’t realize the seriousness of it,” said Muhammed, fighting back tears. 

Though she never imagined or realized what was going on at first, just over two months ago, on September 23rd, her daughter Jasmine died of an overdose.  Anita said Jasmine had been battling an opioid addiction and eventually, when the Percocets she’d been abusing were mixed with fentanyl, the addiction won. 

“I felt like I could do a lot more. But there’s nothing I could do about that now but I can do a lot of good now to help parents and their children so that that…

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