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African-American – News June 22, 2011

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Black flight to the south
Black flight to the south (SF Sentinel)
In Deborah Brown’s family lore, the American South was a place of whites-only water fountains and lynchings under cover of darkness.
Fraudulent Arguments Using Black American History In Support Of Gay Marriage (Booker Rising)
Constructive Feedback takes issue with an article over at theGrio.com arguing that black opponents of gay marriage are being hypocritical.

VIDEO: Juneteenth Celebrated at Overpeck Park (Patch)
This past Saturday’s “Juneteenth” A event A celebrated freedom, unity, and the history of African Americans.

Fairview School a – forgotten treasure’ (Rome News)
Joyce Perdue-Smith, chairwoman of the Fairview and E.S. Brown Heritage Corp. In the fall of 2009, the first-grade building of the historic Fairview School was discovered under mounds of kudzu and weeds on Padlock Mountain in Cave Spring.

State Test Scores Show Little Improvement
State Test Scores Show Little Improvement (Patch)
With the final bells having sounded in Lakeville’s schools, students and their aren’t the only ones looking over report cards.
ACLU, NAACP ask feds to block Florida election law (MSNBC)
The American Civil Liberties Union and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are among the groups asking the U.S. Justice Department to reject Florida’s new election law.

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