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Same old problem, same old response

Same old problem, same old response

| December 10, 2014

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist In 1983, it was Michael Stewart, 25. He was a graffiti artist who was beaten to death in police custody in New York.  No one paid a price for his death. On the day of Stewart’s arrest, the Committee Against Racially Motivated Police Violence was holding a news conference. […]

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Wal-Mart to sell organic food at affordable prices

Wal-Mart to sell organic food at affordable prices

| April 10, 2014

This indeed could be game-changing in a number of ways. It’s no secret that folks in lower income brackets are disproportionately affected by diseases and medical conditions that are related to poor nutritional habits. And, as the article indicates, the irony is healthier food choices are often expensive moving people with less economic resources to […]

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