Saturday, January 21, 2012

African-American - News

African-American - News January 21, 2012


NAACP questions New London arrest, FD firing (WSTC-AM Norwalk)
The Connecticut and New London branches of the NAACP are calling for a federal Justice Department investigation of a city police officer and questioning the firing of a black firefighter recruit.

'The Help' Earns Leading Eight Nods for NAACP Image Awards
'The Help' Earns Leading Eight Nods for NAACP Image Awards (WISW-AM Columbia)
The Help is the leading nominee for this year's NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts.

Tuskegee airman buried at Arlington (KLKN)
Friends and family of former Tuskegee airman, retired Lt. Col. Luke Weathers arrive for burial services at Arlington National Cemetery.

Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes (Newsday)
Victoria Busby holds her three-week-old daughter Christy Kalbaugh, at the Department of Human Services, in Oklahoma City .

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