Sunday, October 30, 2011

African-American - News


African-American - News October 30, 2011

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Teena Marie (KMJM-FM Saint Louis)
No white artist sang R&B more convincingly than Teena Marie, whose big, robust vocals were so black-sounding that when she was starting out, some listeners wondered if she was a light-skinned African-American. Marie grew up in west Los Angeles in a neighborhood that was nicknamed "Venice Harlem" bec... MORE

Musicians, Athletes, Businessmen and More Featured in Smithsonian's 'Black List' Exhibit
Musicians, Athletes, Businessmen and More Featured in Smithsonian's 'Black List' Exhibit (The Afro American Newspaper)
Singer John Legend is one of 50 prominent African Americans to be featured in the National Portrait Gallery's "The Black List." The photographs of a group of prominent African Americans will be featured in a new exhibit in the National Portrait Gallery.

Alabama immigration fight recalls civil rights era (Deseret News)
The epicenter of the fight over the patchwork of immigration laws in the United States is not Arizona, which shares a border with Mexico and became a common site for boycotts.

Walter's World: Theatre, Bearden and Jazz (Harlem World)
Kymberle Joseph makes her official Off Broadway debutA with this one- woman show.A Performances are Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm and 7pm.

Revise African American History Month
Revise African American History Month (All Voices)
Albeit, this is not February. However, October is the month that England celebrate this holiday.

Local Organization fights breast cancer among African American women (Milwaukee Courier Online)
Milwaukee Affiliate of Sister's Network, Inc. Is one of many organizations working to raise awareness about breast cancer and to reduce cancer related disparities.

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