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Syndicated Radio Personality Ebony 'Steele' Arrington Continues the Fight Against Breast Cancer as National Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s Circle of Promise
Date:7/1/2008

Co-Host of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Breast Cancer Survivor Shares

Her Experience at the 2008 ESSENCE Music Festival

DALLAS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) today announced that syndicated radio personality Ebony "Steele" Arrington has pledged her support in the battle against breast cancer by becoming the newest ambassador of Circle of Promise, a campaign designed to empower African American women in the fight against breast cancer. As a breast cancer survivor, Arrington is committed to enlightening women in the African American community about breast cancer.

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Despite the challenges of facing breast cancer, Arrington is a role model, noted radio personality and founder of a prestigious dance studio. She launched Ebony Arrington Dance & Performance in 1999 in Birmingham, Ala., with 17 students, and it has since surpassed 300 students. Arrington's decision to partner with Komen's Circle of Promise campaign was an easy one given the importance of ensuring that African American women are well-educated about breast cancer.

"Women from all walks of life can advocate to eradicate breast cancer by being knowledgeable about the disease and taking the action to identify it and treat it," said Arrington. "I'm privileged to be an ambassador for a campaign dedicated to reaching African American women in hopes that my story will help make a difference."

Funny, resilient and inspiring, Arrington serves as co-host of the popular Rickey Smiley Morning Show, which is aired in dozens of cities around the country. Her comedic talent gets listeners ready for their day each morning as she brings the "Da Bizness" and "Ain't Nobody Saying Nothin" segments. She joins other distinguished ambassadors who nationally represent the Circle of Promise. Not only are thes
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