Tuesday, April 26, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News April 26, 2011


Pushing Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Chronic Disease for Blacks: Study (HON)
A program promoting exercise and other healthy lifestyle habits that can help prevent chronic disease proved effective for black American couples in which one partner has HIV and the other does not, a new study finds.

Feedback: The Donald and the birthers (Theadvertiser The Advertiser Lafayett...)
Reader comments on theadvertiser.com's version of the April 21 Kathleen Parker column, "The Donald rides to glory and birther babble": The birth certificate thing doesn't bother me so much, even though it's obvious he can't produce one.

Al Sharpton vs. Cornell West
Al Sharpton vs. Cornell West (CW Atlanta)
Al Sharpton and Cornel West A get in to a heated debate on MSNBC, A Stronger America: the Black Agenda.

Ghetto millions (BBC News)
Get Rich or Die Trying was a mantra coined by rapper 50 Cent - who did get rich, seriously rich, and who almost died in the process.

Get Hired!: 4 Tools Every Job Seeker Needs for Career Success By Janell Hazelwood (Black Enterprise)
In today's economy, a job seeker might grimace at the thought of the odds against them, especially with jobless numbers for African Americans remaining high .

Black Men, Are White Women Using You for Sex, or Vice Versa? (Associated Content)
I asked this question because of an article I just read called A White Woman Explains Why She Prefers Black Men .

New Orleans' Congo
New Orleans' Congo (Black Voices)
Which one to honor: Louisiana's best-known Confederate general or the African-Americans he was fighting for the right to keep enslaved? In the case of the open space between the Municipal Auditorium and North Rampart Street, many New Orleanians have long known it as Congo Square , but for more than 100 years its official name has been Beauregard ...

Portland Playhouse enjoying extended success with 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' (OregonLive)
Victor Mack as the trumpeter Levee, with Jerry Foster as Slow Drag in the background, in the Portland Playhouse production of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Since its first show less than three years ago, Portland Playhouse has quickly established itself as a reliable favorite of local theater audiences.

The AfPak Channel: AfPak Behind the Lines: Pakistani TV through the years (Foreign Policy)
This installment of AfPak Behind the Lines looks at Pakistani television and the Pakistan-U.S. Relationship with Luv Puri.

El Paso librarian cites role of books in society (Abc13)
Dionne Mack-Harvin does not have a wonderful library experience story to share. "It was not a love of books and a love of reading that drew me into the profession," she said.

15 Minutes: Meet Lataunya Conley, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity in Elyria
15 Minutes: Meet Lataunya Conley, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity in Elyria (Chronicle-Telegram)
What is your title with the city of Elyria and what does that entail? Lataunya Conley.

AMERICAN RADICAL: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (veteranstoday)
The trials of Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein. A revealing documentary about the serious scholar and the ardent advocate for Palestinian rights and world justice. American Radical is the probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein. A devoted son of holocaust survivors, an ardent critic of Israel and US Middle East policy, Finkelstein has been steadfast at the centre of many intractable controversies, including his denial of tenure at DePaul University. "Every single member of my family on both sides was exterminated. Both of my parents were in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. And it is precisely and exactly because of the lessons my parents taught me and my two siblings that I will not be silent when Israel commits its crimes against the Palestinians." Norman Finkelstein

Topix Forums Abuse - Topix - Cyberbullying, Defamation, Slander & Abuse (toxictopix.webs)
TOPIX is a "news" website located in Palo Alto, CA who is majority owned by Gannett (USA Today's parent), McClatchy and Tribune. Topix allows people to post anonymous hate, racism, defamation and cyberbullying in their forums. They do not review posts first and they barely moderate 100,000 posts a day. Old posts are never archived. Not ever. Hundreds of innocent American's have repeatedly reported abuse to TOPIX about harassment, cyber bullying, cyber stalking, antisemitism, harmed personal reputations, harmed business reputations and other damage over lies, personal attacks and outdated outbursts. RACISM WHEN BOYCOTTING ISN'T ENOUGH! http://www.change.org/petitions/end-or-reform-topixcom-


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