Friday, June 3, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News June 3, 2011

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"SoCaliente" set to Sizzle Southern California (EDGE)
Los Angeles Black Pride is America's first and largest unity celebration for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities of color.

102-year-old pioneer in the African-American community will be missed (The Star Online)
She was a pioneer in the African American community - blazing a trail for all the young black women by attending college, becoming a nurse and later a business owner.

North Carolina city honors black Civil War soldiers (Philadelphia's WB 17)
Hundreds of African-American Union soldiers buried in the National Cemetery in Wilmington, North Carolina, after the Civil War were honored Thursday with a state highway historical marker.

It's Bootsy, baby
It's Bootsy, baby (Boulder Weekly)
William "Bootsy" Collins, bassist extraordinaire and rhythmic savant, has done it all.

Sidney Poitier to speak in Edmonton (Edmonton Sun)
Legendary actor Sidney Poitier is coming to Edmonton. Legendary actor Sidney Poitier is coming to Edmonton.

Is racism on the way out? (Salon)
When veteran journalist Ellis Cose wrote "The Rage of a Privileged Class" in 1993, his editor was so shocked by his thesis -- that black middle-class professionals were deeply frustrated by enduring discrimination in the workplace and remained unable to achieve the same level of success as their white colleagues -- that he pulled him aside to ask ...

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