Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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African-American - News May 10, 2011

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Pauline Frommer: Time to enjoy a Harlem renaissance
Pauline Frommer: Time to enjoy a Harlem renaissance (The Toronto Star)
Harlem. Has any other neighbourhood had to carry a freight of symbolism quite so heavy? In the early 20th century, this New York City community was seen as a beacon of hope, one of the first places in the United States where African-Americans could rent pristine, newly built apartments, thanks to a recession - partially created by overheated real ...

Racial Labels Have Limited Use In Personalizing Medicine (GantDaily)
Washington, DC, United States - For all the fanfare around personalized medicine, the idea has been fairly slow to take off.

Guest editorial (Four Corners Business Journal)
Goaded into action by a nattering of numbskulls, Barack Obama finally released the long form of his certificate of live birth from the state of Hawaii, and hopefully threw the last shovel of dirt onto this inception nonsense; but the suspicion is, no, probably not.

Donald Trump: 'I'm The Least Racist Person There Is'
Donald Trump: 'I'm The Least Racist Person There Is' (MediaBistro)
It seems like someone, at least by now, should have pulled Donald Trump aside and told him, "You know, the more you talk the worse it gets." But alas, Trump keeps on going.

La. Supreme Court to hear arguments over Confederate flag flying near Caddo Parish Courthouse (NOLA)
A Confederate flag flying near the Caddo Parish Courthouse , 150 years after the start of the Civil War, will be an issue in a state Supreme Court hearing today in the case of a black man sentenced to death in 2009 for killing a white firefighter.

Scholarship winner knows the value of an education (Monroe News Star)
Deasirae Woodard, a junior mass communications major at Grambling State University, won a $5,000 United Negro College Fund and Unitrin scholarship to help finish her college education.

Cosby urges HU grads to step up
Cosby urges HU grads to step up (Hampton Roads Daily Press)
Television legend Bill Cosby was the commencement speaker at Hampton University's graduation Sunday, May 8. David Squires Urban Affairs , May 8, 2011 dp-nws-squires-20110508 How do you follow up President Barack Obama for a graduation speaker? Hampton University delivered the perfect personality on Sunday, serving up a healthy dose of former Jell-O ...

Community members come together to celebrate diversity - 8 Hours Ago (Goshen News, Goshen, IN)
It was a day to celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of Goshen. The 15th annual Diversity Day celebration brought hundreds of area residents to the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds Saturday to enjoy food, music, entertainment and activities for people of all ages highlighting the multitude of nations represented in the citizenry of the city.

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