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From Gadsden's Wharf, USA to Valongo Wharf, Brazil – Part 3 of 4 – Blood On The Palm Trees

As the International African American Museum schedules to open in January 2023, on the former site of Gadsden Wharf in Charleston, CR Gibbs draws a historical line from that slave port to the slave port at Valongo Wharf in Rio de Janeiro. (This is the third article in a four part series.)
 
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Strong Dollar Means Good Time for Americans to Travel Abroad

The dollar is strong because the US economy is healthier than those of many other countries. Perhaps the only clear winner may be those fortunate enough to be planning trips abroad. Champion Services Travel and Aviva Travel say that you're nearly certain to get more for less. Here are their upcoming non–American tours.
 
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Solo Aging: Who Can You Call for Aid and Support?

A growing field known as professional patient advocacy is helping people aging alone navigate the medical system.
 
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Six Children Books an Adult can Enjoy

My favorite book among the five following is "The Very Best Sukkah." Another memorable story is "Somebody to Love" by performing artist Valeria June. She also performs on the Kennedy Center’s Millennial Stage, January 7 in person and live-stream.
 
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Coyotes in the City: Get Used to It

Why are coyote sightings so much more common in urban areas these days? Should I be worried about kids and pets outside? Is this a bad sign for the environment at large and is there a humane way to deter these carnivores from residential areas?
 
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SAFER MD Campaign Seeks Partners

The Safer Maryland Campaign is raising awareness of targeted violence, build resilience, and strengthen community safety via webinars and in–person training. The Safer Maryland Campaign is funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
 
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Activities

The California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations meeting is at noon, Thu, Dec 15. It's online. Our new Human Diversity section offers links to stories of people who live their lives beyond the boundaries set by many in the world, such as the Wodaabe Warriors (pictured), who wear make-up and participate in beauty pageants. The 2022 Festival of Lights continues in Upper Marlboro, MD and The FIFA Championship is Dec 18.
 
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Readers' Trends

We hope that those interested in health care disparities read and share the number one story amongst our subscribers and those searching our website: “Black Hospitals Die, How Does Gary’s Remain Alive.” Politics dominated the interest of our Facebook readers and Instagram followers. The link to those stories and images are on this page.
 
 
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