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Please send prayers/good energy out to the brothers and sisters in the Caribbean, especially in Haiti, the DR, and Cuba, who've been ravaged by...

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Because people of color - particularly black Americans - are traveling overseas for work, fun, or education more than ever before, but most travel-related...