Saturday, April 9, 2011

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African-American - News April 9, 2011

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Dayton offers initiatives to spur new jobs for blacks
Dayton offers initiatives to spur new jobs for blacks (Star Tribune)
State has nation's worst black-white disparity in unemployment. He spells out plans for hiring and education.

Poor Taste? Photo of Black Homeless Man Illustrates... (St. Louis - riverfronttimes)
Click image for larger view. A Sources tell Daily RFT that a few folks in the Post-Dispatch newsroom were aghast yesterday over the layout of the paper's front page.

Letter: Mosque issue must be resolved in love (The Daily News Journal)
My family and I moved to Murfreesboro in 1956. No stores were open on Sunday, and when open during the week, African Americans were not welcome to enter.

Solemn tribute to mark 150 years since Civil War's start (WTVR Richmond)
At dawn on Tuesday, re-enactors dressed and armed as Confederate soldiers will fire cannons toward Fort Sumter, commemorating the first shots of the Civil War 150 years ago.

Tarrant Hispanic, African-American leaders seek more representation in Congress (Star-telegram)
By Dave Montgomery AUSTIN -- Hispanic and African-American leaders from Tarrant County called Thursday for the creation of heavily minority congressional districts in the Metroplex.The hearing before the House Redistricting Committee was the panel's first public session as it begins the work of redrawing lines for the Texas congressional ...

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