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H&M Faces Backlash After "Racially Insensitive" Ad

BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clothing store H&M is facing serious backlash after featuring a photo of a Black boy wearing a hoodie that read “coolest monkey in the jungle”. The Sweden-based clothing chain released an official apology for what many are calling an insensitive association between the young model and the derogatory label for Black people...

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The 2nd Annual Shake It Off Health Expo Tour Parade 

BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS

ORLANDO - This tour is to assist residents in living a better quality of life. It will offer resources and choices. No one health plan is designed for everyone. Health plans differ just like people are different. On the health tour you can sign up to be a member of The Shake It Off program and take the pledge to shake it off...

 

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Months After Maria Puerto Rico Is Still In The Dark 

COMPILED BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

It has been months since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Yet the once prominent tourist destination is still in shambles despite efforts to bring the U.S commonwealth back to eminence...
 

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Change Needed In Winter Park

BY DEVIN HEFLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER

WINTER PARK - The post-reconstruction era of America marked the migration of Blacks across the South to the North and back to the South. For those that moved North, they found opportunities, yet similar obstacles as those that had remained in the south... 

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