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Minority homeless rate drops

June 26, 2011

According to its latest national homeless assessment, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reports the overall number of homeless persons in the U.S. held steady between 2009 and 2010, despite the economic downturn.

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FDA issues graphic new cigarette labels

June 26, 2011

Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012. Images include a man with a tracheotomy smoking and a mother holding a baby with smoking swirling around them.

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Former Black Panther Geronimo Pratt dies

June 13, 2011

Former Black Panther Party leader Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt, whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he maintained he did not commit, has died. He was 63.

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Black female dean makes history at Univ. Of Maryland

June 13, 2011

The University of Maryland has appointed Bonnie Thornton Dill dean of one of its largest colleges, Arts and Humanities. Dill, long-time chair of women’s studies, is expected to serve until June 30, 2013. She is the first woman to hold the post…

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