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‘Food Stamps’ cuts will hurt poor Black families

[caption id="attachment_13480" align="alignleft" width="288"] SNAP[/caption] ‘Food Stamps’ cuts will hurt poor Black families By Freddie Allen      WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA) – Both the House and Senate have passed bills that would reduce funding of the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps, but the extent of the cuts will not become known until negotiators from both ch ...

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Florida law banning texting while driving signed by Gov. Rick Scott

Florida law banning texting while driving signed by Gov. Rick Scott ...

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June 3 Community Meeting

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Piney Grove First Baptist Church celebrates 109th year anniversary

The Piney Grove First Baptist Church recently celebrated its 109th anniversary and is one of Broward County’s most significant historical institutions. ...

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Rep. Frederica Wilson honors veterans on Armed Forces Day

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson honored some 100 U. S. Military Forces veterans ...

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Oklahoma Tornado deaths revised down to 24, including 9 children

medical examiner’s office has revised the death toll from 51 to 24, including nine children. ...

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Howard University Provost WayneFrederick extols value of HBCUs

HBCUs have a 30 percent graduation rate, with about 32 percent of students at private four-year institutions graduating within six years, along with 29 percent at public schools. ...

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A celebration of our Elders

This annual event in honor and celebration of our Elders ...

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Meet General Garson: The soldier who attacked plantations to free slaves

In 1814, General Garson was a free Black man who was the commander of a British outpost known as the “Negro Fort” on Prospect Bluff in Spanish Florida ...

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Soledad O’Brien moderates Youth Town Hall Meeting

Soledad O’Brien was the keynote speaker and moderator of the #IamCHANGE Youth Town Hall Meeting ...

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