Street Voices: Volume 1, Issue 1

Posted in Blogroll on March 19th, 2013 by Ron Glover

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He may not have a home, but he has a name.

Homelessness in the United States is an ongoing problem — which has festered for generations. In 2013, it has reached shameful proportions for a country which prides itself on being a place of opportunity and prosperity.

In Philadelphia, it’s real in the field. Eighty percent of the homeless population is African-American, one-third of the sheltered population are children. Sadly enough, the most common occupants are 18 years old and under. Eighty-six percent of the households are female-headed — while 14 percent are headed by males.

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Tip-Off for 3/19/13 (featuring Bruno Mars): Miami Heat rally from 17-point deficit to defeat Boston Celtics 105-103 for 23rd consecutive victory

Posted in Blogroll on March 19th, 2013 by Ron Glover

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The Heat spent the night playing catch up before overcoming the undermanned Celtics.

Jeff Green and the Boston Celtics gave the Miami Heat all they could handle, but in the end LeBron James sank the game-winning jumper to give the Heat a 105-103 victory. The Miami Heat now have sole possession of the second-longest winning streak in NBA history at 23 games. Jeff Green led the Celtics with 43 points, the C’s were without Kevin Garnett who was dealing with the flu.

 

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