Thursday, April 21, 2011

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African-American - News April 21, 2011

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Saratoga County honors World War II Tuskegee airman (WNYT NewsChannel 13)
Their efforts received little attention at the time. The U.S. Military was still segregated in World War II.

Law Student Complains Of
Law Student Complains Of "Too Many Blacks" On Campus (WDBZ-AM Cincinnati)
An anonymous email from an Indiana University student sent to legal blog "Above the Law" talked about the overrepresentation of Black men in the school's public materials.

Another reason for distrusting Dodgers nostalgia: desegregating... (No Land Grab)
Another reason for distrusting Dodgers nostalgia: desegregating baseball was easier than repairing Brooklyn's racial divide, to historian Wilder Atlantic Yards Report The Brooklyn Dodgers, and the desegregation of baseball via Jackie Robinson, loom large in Brooklyn history.

Al Sharpton's National Action Network Trumpets Militant Racist Agenda (Free Republic)
Let's see what our post-racial president's colleague and ally Al Sharpton has been doing lately to promote racial harmony... Read more at ... TOPICS: News/Current Events KEYWORDS: racist 04/19/2011 9:15:03 PM PDT by massmike To: massmike Sharpton's NAN Race Rants: Shut Down Construction Sites With No Blacks, Only Blacks Should ...

Libyan Rebels in Misrata Call for Foreign Ground Troops (myfoxchicago)
MISRATA, Libya -- The leadership of the besieged rebel-held city of Misrata pleaded Tuesday for the urgent intervention of foreign ground forces to protect the city's half a million citizens, the first such call by Libyan rebels since the country's uprising began two months ago. He added that Misrata's leaders had originally agreed with the rebel leadership's rejection of foreign troops on Libyan soil, but had reversed their stance as Gadhafi's assault on their city grew more violent, including daily barrages of artillery, rockets and cluster bombs into residential neighborhoods.

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