African-American - News August 1, 2011
Scientists discover gene that raises risk of asthma in African Americans (The Daily Herald)
In the span of 21 years, the Manassas African American Heritage Festival has gone from a small event that drew a few hundred visitors to an all-encompassing festival that now brings in thousands.
Retirements could open Iowa judiciary to diversity (Ankeny Press Citizen)
Unlikely star: Teen crosses cultural lines, sings Chinese opera (Alexandria Daily Town Talk)
Phoebe Putney celebrates centennial (The Albany Herald)
Obama Faces Grumbling On The Left (New Hampshire Public Radio -)