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The 3rd annual Sista Strut supports Black women with breast cancer


Sista Strut 2018 in Chicago – (Photo Credit: Eddy “Precise” Lamarre)

The third annual Sista Strut was held at The Kroc Center in the South Side of Chicago on October 13. The goal of Sista Strut is to bring awareness to women of color who suffer from breast cancer. It also serves as a resource for information.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women according to the American Cancer Society African American 2016-2108 Cancer Facts.

WGCI radio personality Kendra G touched on the importance of Sista Strut. She said, “It is something that is dedicated to African American women. It’s finally something that speaks to us. We are the women that have the highest death rate, which we are trying to change.”

The Kroc Center lawn was filled with smiling Black faces…

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Sista Strut raises awareness for breast cancer in African-American women



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Sista Strut raises awareness about breast cancer in African-American women



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Sista Strut brings awareness to breast cancer in African-American community



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Sista Strut raises cancer awareness in African American communit – WMC Action News 5


(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Despite freezing temperatures, with a wind-chill in the 20s, thousands of people turned out at the 2018 Sista Strut Breast Cancer Awareness Walk held Saturday at the Liberty Bowl stadium.

“When you see everybody who is layered up, they have on sweat pants and tights and then their tutu on top of it, nothing was going to stop,” iHeart Media program director Big Sue said.

“The cold weather did not stop us. We were here walking in honor of our aunt and sister, Miss Willa Richard, and it really meant a lot to us,” Tracy Smith said.

Sista Strut is an annual awareness walk designed to benefit the African American community. It’s the largest walk of it’s kind.

“I’m a survivor. I have a sister that’s a survivor and in honor of my other and my…

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