African-American – News

African-American – News June 18, 2011

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Tara Wall: “Why Aren’t (Liberal) African-Americans Outraged At Obama Over The Economy?” (Booker Rising)
Asks the conservative Republican commentator, in response to stats showing the black unemployment rate at its highest level in decades : “Between 2004 and 2007 I was a spokesperson and liaison for minority media at the Republican National Committee, and I routinely fielded questions from black journalists about what the Bush White House and …
Virtual museum preserves the rich history of Syracuse’s African-American community (The Post-Standard)
This is one of the photos in a new virtual museum created by Syracuse University’s South Side Initiative and its Black History Preservation Project Committee.

The NAACP is Right: Public Schools Should Be Supported (The Skanner)
Last month, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ) filed a lawsuit in New York on behalf of students and their parents.

Rev. Al Sharpton: The True Election Fraud (The Huffington Post)
While the media’s attention is embroiled in the seemingly endless Rep. Weiner scandal, the landscape of American democracy is changing in the most troubling and systematic ways imaginable.

Huntsville City Council not happy with mayor's redistricting plan
Huntsville City Council not happy with mayor’s redistricting plan (AL)
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle may not have fond memories of his first redistricting attempt.
Longtime Metro Schools official Ralph Thompson to retire (The Tennessean)
Ralph Thompson has been with the district since 1976. Filed Under News Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Ralph Thompson is retiring from the district at the end of June, Metro Schools announced Thursday.

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