Monday, April 11, 2011

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African-American - News April 11, 2011

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Church praises new schools chancellor; pans Black
Church praises new schools chancellor; pans Black (NY Daily News)
Ex-Schools Chancellor Cathie Black outside her Park Avenue apartment. Thank GodA she's gone! A Brooklyn pastor led a rousing hallelujah for the exit of former Schools Chancellor Cathie Black as he introduced her successor, Dennis Walcott , to his congregation.

Heritage Trail Tour held in Dothan (Dothan Eagle)
For Michael Jackson , who lives on East Bunche Street in the house his family moved into when he was 10 years old, the Heritage Trail Tour is like a trip down memory lane.

Congresswoman Waters, FS 10 bestowed with Political Leadership Award by Black Press (San Francisco Bay View)
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and the African American members of the House Financial Services Committee, known as the FS 10, were recently honored by the Black Press of America and the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation with the 2011 Political Leadership Award for their work during negotiations for the Dodd-Frank Wall ...

Closing the education gap for African Americans (MSNBC)
April 10: NBC's Mara Schiavocampo shares the stark statistics about how the U.S. Education system isn't working for African Americans.

Fort Sumter shots, call for troops swayed Asheville area on Civil War in 1861
Fort Sumter shots, call for troops swayed Asheville area on Civil War in 1861 (The News-Record and Sentinel)
Researcher Darin Waters will discuss the pre-emancipation experiences of African Americans in Western North Carolina during an event 5-7 p.m. April 23 at the YMI Cultural Center.

Longtime city activist honored (The Day)
JoAnn Miller, right, of Oakdale gives Angela Bowe of New London a hug Saturday before the start of the New London County Section's National Council of Negro Women Inc.

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