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Mary White makes house calls. She’s a senior community health worker in Philadelphia in the IMPaCT program at the Penn Center for Community Health Workers. She has 25 of the University of Pennsylvania Health System’s toughest patients. It’s her job to help them set health goals and, step by step, carry them out.

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There can be no doubt that Africa is a continent on the rise. This once sleeping giant has started waking up, and there are numerous positive changes happening in many of the continent’s countries. These changes have given rise to a host of entrepreneurs who have overcome sometimes considerable odds to create thriving businesses and companies in various fields. Read more

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Is white privilege real? Not according to Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

This week O’Reilly debated the issue of white privilege with a fellow host and then returned to the topic the next day with this doozy of a statement:

“Last night on ‘The Factor,’ Megyn Kelly and I debated the concept of white privilege whereby some believe that if you are Caucasian you have inherent advantages in America. ‘Talking Points’ does not, does not believe in white privilege. However, there is no question that African-Americans have a much harder time succeeding in our society than whites do.”

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Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

For many people in the US, their first glimpse of the violence in Ferguson, Mo., came via an Internet live stream. Read more

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Low Priced Made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Cars Hits The Market

Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited has started phased delivery of low priced made-in-Nigeria cars assembled at the company’s plant in Lagos to its provisional dealers nationwide

This is coming barely three months after Stallion Group owners of the multivehicle plant roll-out made-in-Nigeria Nissan range of vehicles in April.

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Smartphone shoppers in India can now buy the affordable Cloud FX for just slightly more than Mozilla’s target price of $25.

The Cloud FX, a joint project of India-based phone maker Intex and Mozilla, is a low-cost smartphone running Firefox OS. Mozilla hopes the phone will open up new markets by getting more people to use the Internet

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