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Obama Administration Announce New Drug Policy Emphasizing Treatment Over Incarceration

The Obama Administration has announced a new policy for fighting drug abuse; one that emphasizes treatment over incarceration. The plan will use public health tools to address the root causes of drug use and abuse, and divert offenders to rehabilitation programs.

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Rush Limbaugh Compares Boston Bombing Supsect to Trayvon Martin

On his radio show, Rush Limbaugh compared Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Trayvon Martin, asserting that both have been treated similarly by the media. He claims that in both cases the media painted light, innocent portraits of “bad people.”

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Graduation Rates Increase at HBCUs

According to a new report, graduation rates have increased for several prominent HBCUs; including Spellman, Howard, and Jackson State. However, HBCUs still lag behind the general population in graduation rates.

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NYPD Claims Man Killed Himself by Running into Stopped Police Car, Contradicting Earlier Report

Despite multiple eye witness stories and the initial police report; the NYPD claims that Tamon Robinson killed himself by running into a stopped police car. In a police report filed just one week after the incident, it is clearly stated that the police vehicle hit Robinson.

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Two Harper High School Students Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships!

Despite Harper High’s much-publicized struggles with violence, two of its students – Deonte Tanner and Brittney Knight – are Harper High’s first Gates Millennium Scholars! They’ll have tuition, room, and board paid for at the college of their choice.

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Mississippi Mayoral Candidate Admits to Past Life as a Prostitute

Vicksburg, MS mayoral candidate Linda Fondren has admitted to working as a prostitute 30 years ago; her current husband was actually one of her clients. She believes her past should not disqualify her from public office, and hopes her success will inspire others to turn their lives around.

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African Students Awarded $25,000 for Inventing Soap That Stops Spread of Malaria

Two African students- Gérard Niyondiko and Moctar Dembélé – have been awarded $25,000 for inventing a soap that repels mosquitoes. The soap is intended to stop the spread of malaria, which is among the leading causes of death in Central Africa.

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Chicago Violence: 3 Dead, 13 Wounded Over the Weekend

Gun violence in Chicago left 3 dead and 13 wounded over the weekend. As the summer approaches, the violence will likely increase. We must find a way to stem the tide of violence in Chicago.

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Golf Prodigy Ginger Howard is Youngest Member of LPGA

Many of us may not be familiar with the name Ginger Howard; but that may quickly change in the coming month. At just 18 years-old, golf prodigy Ginger Howard is the youngest member of the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). And her younger sister Robi (16) may be right behind her.

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Muslim Woman Attacked After Boston Bombings

Heba Abolaban – a Muslim woman living in Boston – was attacked by a crazed man two days after the bombings at the Boston Marathon: “He was screaming, ‘F*** you Muslims! You are terrorists! I hate you! You are involved in the Boston explosions! F*** you!’”

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