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More than half of all Blacks live in eight states

President Obama signs Obamacare lawWASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Even if healthcare.gov, the web portal for federal health insurance exchange, worked perfectly, more than 5 million poor, uninsured adults, many of them Black, will continue to go without coverage, because they live in states that didn't expand Medicaid, according to a recent brief by the the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Law firm sues Riverside police officers' for excessive force that killed of an unarmed man

On Tuesday, October 22, the law firm of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt (IMW) held a press conference announcing they will proceed in filing a civil rights/wrongful death suit against the Riverside Sheriff's Department.

Benefits will be trimmed by $5 billion starting Friday, when a temporary bump-up enacted during the recession expires

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Starting Friday, Joyce Lewis and her family will lose $44 from their monthly food stamp benefits.
The food stamps buy a lot of economical rice-based meals for the family -- four adults and a grandson who live with Lewis in Spring Hill, Fla.

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