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Cubans are 15 TIMES LESS LIKELY TO DIE from Hurricanes Than Americans


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One of the Caribbean islands hardest hit by Hurricane Irma was Cuba, where 10 people died. Irma hit Cuba’s northern coast as a Category 5 storm.

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Culture

The Opioid Crisis' Demographics and Obama's Neglect of the Epidemic

Today’s post will be about two major things I found intriguing about an informative video that I watched recently. This video was pertaining the Opioid Crisis, and how it became… 340 more words

Opioid Epidemic

Juan Gonzalez: Can mayors save America?

Juan González is one of the best known Latino journalists in the U.S. He has been a crusading columnist for the New York Daily News… 159 more words

Podcast

NOW IS THE TIME TO SUPPORT A TRUTHFUL MEDIA SOURCE!

Sept. 14, 2017  By Jack Jodethell, American Dissident, N.M.P.  

COUNTDOWN: I am appalled and deeply saddened to report that 1,228 days still remain in this worst-ever President’s term in office… 853 more words

Politics

What Should Our Long-term Response Be To Natural Disasters?

Photo taken between Beijing and Tianjin, China (but we have it in the U.S., too)

It’s wonderful to see the outpouring of love and support from so many around the country for the victims of Hurricane Harvey!  288 more words

Cultural/Social

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Ta-Nehisi Coates (Bison!) on "Democracy Now!"

Post-Charlottesville

I remember this guy from my graduate years at Howard University from 1996-8 and from around the region up to 2000 when I headed back home to Los Angeles. 17 more words

African-American