Saturday, May 7, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News May 7, 2011

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Kitzhaber meets with Portland black community
Kitzhaber meets with Portland black community (Statesman Journal)
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, center, walks during a tour small businesses with community leaders Friday, May 6, 2011, in Northeast Portland, Ore.

Why Are Black Women Single More Than Women Of Other Races? (WDBZ-AM Cincinnati)
Recent census data once again shows that African-American women are single more then any other race.

Blacks suffering a stroke are more likely to call a friend than 911, study finds (Portland's CW32 KRCW-TV)
Blacks suffering a stroke do reach for the phone for help -- but they are more likely to call a friend or family member than 911, researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center reported in the journal Stroke.

'Celebrity Apprentice' stars urged to denounce Trump (KTXL-TV Sacramento)
An African-American political advocacy group is targeting "Celebrity Apprentice" star Donald Trump in the aftermath of what many feel are racially tinged political comments made about President Obama.

Eastside Republican Party names first black chair
Eastside Republican Party names first black chair (East King County)
From her formative years Rozalyn Strong was always involved in politics. Her mother was a prominent Republican organizer and later an elected official in Georgia.

Colin Powell honored by SC Rotc, addresses grads (Clover Herald)
Former Secretary of State and Joint Chiefs Chairman Colin Powell is being made an honorary member of an elite South Carolina military program that is one of the largest producers of African-American officers for the U.S. Army.

Few African-Americans Call 9-1-1 Immediately For Stroke Symptoms (MediLexicon)
Most African-Americans say they'd call 9-1-1 if stroke symptoms occurred - but few do, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

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