Denver Broncos NFL wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead in his home Monday in an apparent suicide.
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September 24, 2010 Guest blogger Lester Spence reflects on the recent suicide of 23-year-old NFL player Kenny McKinley. Spence says it's time for society to step up efforts to combat suicide rates, which have doubled for African-Americans.
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