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Wyclef Jean seeks dual citizenship for Haiti

August 23, 2010

Hip hop artist and presidential hopeful Wyclef Jean said that as leader he would work to change Haiti’s constitution to allow dual citizenship and give many Haitians living abroad the right to vote in their homeland.

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World diamond trading group bans Zimbabwe stones

August 23, 2010

In what’s being hailed as an unprecedented move that will boost buyer awareness of blood diamonds, a global diamond trading network has vowed to expel any member who knowingly trades gems from two Zimbabwe mines where laborers have been killed and children enslaved.

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Female circumcision victims seek out Colo. doctor

August 16, 2010

This picturesque southern Colorado town known for decades as the sex-change capital of the world — thousands of gender-reassignment operations have been performed here — is becoming a beacon for victims of female genital mutilation.

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Naomi tells court: Not clear gift was diamonds

August 8, 2010

Naomi Campbell told a war crimes tribunal Thursday that she had received some “dirty-looking stones” after a 1997 dinner party with former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor — but added that she didn’t know if the stones were actually diamonds or who sent the gift.

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The Association for diversity fires back at Senator Webb

August 8, 2010

The American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), an association of equal employment opportunity (EEO), diversity and affirmative action professionals founded in 1974, expressed dismay regarding Sen. James Webb’s opinion editorial in the Wall Street Journal.

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Caster Semenya easily wins again in Finland

July 26, 2010

he South African who dazzled at last summer’s world championships before becoming ensnared in a gender dispute resumed her low-key return to competition Sunday. She won a second straight 800-meter race in Finland in a time far slower than her world title run last August in Berlin.

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Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is...

Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of...

Entertainment

Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85; fought virus

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Ellis Marsalis  (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File) Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85;...

Week In Review

SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

April 2, 2020

An “Essential Service Schedule” for Regional Rail is in effect.  Other SEPTA service, including city and suburban...

Health

How to help kids sort fact from fiction about the Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

This is a crucial time to practice news literacy skills.  By Sierra Filucci  commonsensemedia.org Misinformation is spreading...

Go With The-Flo

Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

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