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Approximately one million people living in the three West African nations most plagued by the Ebola outbreak—Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone—are at risk of going hungry because of major food shortages due to “border closures, quarantines and crop losses,” Al Jazeera reports.
Los Angeles, California Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers, reports the LA Times.
An Alabama man was arrested after narcotics detectives found 14 grams of heroin (about $2,500 worth) stashed in his 2-year-old daughter’s diaper, the New York Post reports.
Any cursory check of one’s Facebook or Twitter feeds—or the local newspaper—would reveal an onslaught of images of black men and women either cut down in their prime or engaged in all manner of foolishness. What’s missing is a stream of rich, varied images depicting our true diversity. When there’s a lack of such imagery, a monolithic view sometimes results in real-life consequences.
In a stunning display of mic-dropping, post-midterm comeback, days before the holiday recess set in, President Barack Obama announced the first massive thaw in tensions between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century.