Tuesday, August 30, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News August 30, 2011

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Racist Ads? Stop Being Silly.
Racist Ads? Stop Being Silly. (About)
Ah, the politically correct horde have stomped over another advertising campaign, this time with claims of racism.

Martin Luther King's made-in-China memorial (National Post)
Fifteen years after Congress authorized a memorial, the 30-foot-tall statue of Martin Luther King Jr.

Army veteran says he was 'singled out' after objecting to email... (Alabama Live)
Kerin Kelly, a helicopter mechanic returned from Baghdad, thought he'd found a home in Huntsville, surrounded by ex-military, spending days in an office in Research Park and using his experience to work on designs for Army helicopters.


The fight for freedom
The fight for freedom (The Piqua Daily Call)
While Piqua and the rest of the nation remained segregated for many years after the Civil War, black and white soldiers were buried side-by-side in the Civil War veterans section of Forest Hill Cemetery.

Noble Hill extends invitation to picnic (Daily Tribune News)
Marian Coleman, curator for Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center, shows Danny Wheeler Jr.

What happened to King's dream of economic justice? (Daily World)
As the nation honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. With a stirring new memorial on the National Mall, let's not obscure one of his most important messages in a fog of sentiment.

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