Items filtered by date: November 2010
Saturday, 13 November 2010 17:27
Published in Community Health
Saturday, 13 November 2010 10:31
Get the Flyer Emergency Town Hall Meeting November 13, 2010 The violence that we are experiencing in our communities today is the product of the social conditions that exist in Black communities across the nation. We have more crime because we have more poverty; we have more unemployment not only because of economic conditions, but also because disparities and lack of opportunities still exist. This problem is going to persist until we have an urban policy that addresses the needs...
Thursday, 11 November 2010 16:10
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 14:23
Rashad Byrdsong doesn't like to talk about how long he has been trying to combat street violence, because he's been at it for more than a decade. But following the shooting that took place outside an August 14 midget football game in Homewood, the founder of the Community Empowerment Association has redoubled his efforts and is working to create what he calls a Peace Alliance Network. "We've been at this for years, there have been vigils and marches, yet the violence is still here," he...
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