Thursday, April 7, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News April 7, 2011

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National view: American Muslims fight myths (SouthCoastToday)
Feisal Abdul Rauf is the founder of the Cordoba Initiative. April 07, 2011 12:00 AM I founded the multi-faith Cordoba Initiative to fight the misunderstandings that broaden the divide between Islam and the West, each perceived as harmful by the other.

Are Rappers Pimping The Black Community?
Are Rappers Pimping The Black Community? (CW Atlanta)
Recently, Snoop Dogg has been chosen to be the new face forA Colt 45's new fruit-flavored alcoholic beverage, and many African American activist are outraged by this decision.

Fox News to end Glenn Beck's show (kansascity)
Completing a swift rise and fall from TV stardom, controversial host Glenn Beck will lose his once-popular Fox News show later this year, the network announced Wednesday. Ratings plummeted and advertisers bailed as Beck - a cherubic, salt-and-pepper-haired longtime radio host who has compared himself to a rodeo clown - increasingly pursued a hard-to-follow agenda that many found too conspiracy-minded. He also chafed his bosses at Fox News, who faulted him for spending too much time on his far-flung business operations and not enough on honing his TV presentation.

1st broadcast TV network in US aimed at blacks to debut this fall (Madison Publishing)
Martin Luther King III and civil rights icon Andrew Young are among the founders of a television network aimed at African-Americans set to launch this fall.

New Willamette president will fill key role (The Stayton Mail)
Gov. John Kitzhaber is scheduled to meet with the Statesman Journal Editorial Board at 3:30 p.m. Today.

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