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Diaspora

Frail boy-king Tut died from malaria, broken leg

February 22, 2010

Egypt’s famed King Tutankhamun suffered from a cleft palate and club foot, likely forcing him to walk with a cane, and died from complications from a broken leg exacerbated by malaria, according to the most extensive study ever of his mummy.

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U.N. slams Haitian hospitals for charging patients

February 19, 2010

The United Nations has warned that it will cut off shipments of free medicine beginning immediately to any Haitian hospitals that it finds are charging patients. When the catastrophic earthquake struck Jan. 12, authorities immediately decided to make all medical care free. 

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Snow won’t stop ‘Philly Loves Haiti’

February 6, 2010

The event is sponsored by Clear Channel Radio in Philadelphia, City Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller along with City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, City Councilman Curtis Jones, District Attorney Seth Williams, State Representative John Myers and Pat Redmond of the Heart of Philly MCs and the Tri-State Motorcycle community.

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US, UN send more troops to help in Haiti

January 24, 2010

Scores of U.S. troops landed on the lawn of Haiti’s shattered presidential palace Tuesday to the cheers of quake victims and the U.N. said it would throw more police and soldiers into the sluggish global effort to aid the devastated country.

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Smiley ends State of the Black Union

January 11, 2010

After 10 years, Tavis Smiley is ending his annual State of the Black Union conference, which spawned best-selling books and his critical stance toward President Barack Obama…

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