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  • 18Feb

    INTERVIEW: Immortal Technique on Occupy Sandy, Haiti and Hip-Hop’s Charity

        While at the Sandy Relief event which featured, the Rebel Armz, Immortal Technique, Akir, Poison Pen, Swave Sevah, Pumpkinhead, C-Rayz Walz, Rebel Diaz, Hasan Salaam, Majesty, Jean Grae, Pharoahe Monch & others, I got a chance to converse

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  • 01Oct

    State Department Names Special Haiti Recovery Coordinator

    The U.S. State Department on Wednesday named a special recovery coordinator to oversee the recovery and reconstruction efforts in Haiti, according to BET.com. This appointment is in response to what is seen by many as the slow-moving efforts on the

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  • 20Sep

    Haiti's Cry for Help

    From NYT CORAIL-CESSELESSE, Haiti — It was after midnight in a remote annex of this isolated tent camp on a windswept gravel plain. Marjorie Saint Hilaire’s three boys were fast asleep, but her mind was racing. The camp leader had

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  • 29Jul

    Wyclef For President?

    From npr Wyclef Jean is considering a run to become Haiti’s next president. The hip-hop singer, philanthropist and former Fugees band member recently told CNN that he has filed the necessary paperwork to become an official candidate. But according to

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  • 13Jul

    Charitable Giving in Haiti Unused Despite Dire Need

    From npr First of two parts Six months ago Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people, left more than 1.5 million homeless and destroyed the country’s capital and surrounding areas. Americans gave generously to

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  • 24May

    In Haiti, More Than 1 Million People are Still Displaced

    From npr In the shattered Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, two camps for earthquake survivors are situated side by side, and they couldn’t be more different. One built by the Haitian government is clean, new, orderly and empty. The other is

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  • 28Apr

    Struggle and Despair Continues in Haiti

    The effects of the massive earthquake in Haiti are far from over. Please continue to help Haiti any way you can. Click here for some options. From NYT PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — More than 100 long days after the earthquake, Ginette

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  • 26Mar

    A Tent-City Economy Grows In Haiti

    From npr The biggest tent city in Port-au-Prince includes a full-service beauty salon. “It don’t matter which condition your life is in, you still have to keep yourself clean and look good,” said Yolene Samard, the proprietor, who was doing

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  • 18Mar

    A Declaration of Independence for Haiti

    Just because it happened a few months ago, does not mean that it should be forgotten. The people in Haiti still need supplies. While it’s great to donate food and clothing, there are still items needed such as medical supplies,

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  • 11Mar

    Letters to Haiti

    From npr When they heard I was going to report in Haiti after the massive earthquake, fifth-graders from Amylynn Robinson’s class asked if I could deliver some messages to any children I’d meet. Their letters included drawings of flowers, hearts

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