Thursday, June 23, 2011

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African-American - News June 23, 2011

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Census shows whites lose US majority among babies (KIVI)
For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies.

Libya - Eyewitnesses describe suffering of besieged North African nation
Libya - Eyewitnesses describe suffering of besieged North African nation (Final Call)
"NATO is bombing in the daytime, in the afternoon, in the evening and at night. It's ridiculous what they're doing!" Cynthia McKinney, former U.S. Congresswoman and presidential candidate, told The Final Call during the June 18 kickoff of "Eyewitness Libya," her national tour to give eyewitness accounts of the U.S.-sponsored/NATO-led bombings in ...

Bay Area Anti-Abortion Billboards Draw Cries Of Racism (CBS Local)
Images on a series of billboards appearing in Oakland and other Bay Area locations have caused some to say the anti-abortion message is blatantly racist.

North_Carolina_books_for_summer_reading0_1308095005.jpg (The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated)
Are there some North Carolina books in your summer reading book bag? If not, here are some possibilities from authors who will be featured on upcoming programs on UNC-TV's North Carolina Bookwatch.

Q&A: School Board Candidate Charisse Espy Glassman
Q&A: School Board Candidate Charisse Espy Glassman (Patch)
Charisse Espy Glassman, of Falls Church, received one of the Fairfax County Democrat Committee's endorsements last month for an at-large seat on the Fairfax County School Board.

Next Stop: Using Buses To Promote HIV-Testing Awareness (MediLexicon)
A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an innovative soap opera-like video program designed to increase HIV testing among low-income African Americans 14 to 24 years of ...

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