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IBW Town Hall Meeting to Address State of Emergency in Black Philadelphia

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Eager to play a more active role in combating the multiple crises plaguing many inner-city neighborhoods, a committee comprised of representatives of African-centered Black professional organizations is convening a Town Hall Meeting, Friday, November 22, 7:00 – 9:30 P.M. at Resurrection Community Methodist Church, 6200 Dicks Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Pot Reform’s Race Problem

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By Carl L. Hart Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton all acknowledge illicit marijuana use in their younger years. Of the three, who do you suppose was most at risk for arrest and all of the associated negative consequences, including truncating his political aspirations? To most Americans, the answer is clear: the black guy, of course. For those for whom the answer is less obvious, consider a recent…

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REPORT: The Food Stamp Cuts The Media Won’t Tell You About

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Research ››› October 29, 2013 2:31 PM EDT ››› ALBERT KLEINE Cable and broadcast nightly news programs have remained completely silent on pending automatic cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — formerly known as food stamps — which will have negative impacts on the economy and low-income groups. Automatic Cuts To SNAP Set To Take Place November 1  Automatic $5 Billion Cut To SNAP Set For November 1. According to The Washington Post’s Wonkblog, if…

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