Thursday, November 10, 2011

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African-American - News November 10, 2011

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Obama seeks ideas on reducing black joblessness
Obama seeks ideas on reducing black joblessness (The Wichita Eagle)
President Barack Obama makes an unscheduled visit to the African American Policy in Action Leadership Conference, Wednesday, Nov.

March of Dimes to Host Summit on Premature Birth Crisis in the African-American Community [Psa] (KSOC-FM Dallas)
The March of Dimes Dallas Division will host a Prematurity Health Disparity Summit from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. On Tuesday, Nov.

Breast Cancer Survival Rate Worse for Older Women and African Americans (All Voices)
Dr. Benjamin Smith, assistant professor at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, along with a staff of colleagues has been following the trend of breast cancer deaths in various groups of women for several years.

Obama urges black supporters to stay unified (The San Diego Union-Tribune)
Obama says that the unemployment in rate in black community is "way too high." And he says many of the challenges blacks faced before the economic crisis have only worsened, including in the areas of housing and education.

Study: Lack of diversity in FBS leadership posts (ESPN)
A new study released Tuesday showed that the racial and gender composition of people in key leadership positions at schools that compete in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision remains decisively white and male.

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