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African-American – News July 10, 2011

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Conservative – marriage pledge’ group apologizes (The Washington Post)
A socially conservative group has apologized for including a passage about slavery in a pledge it asked the Republican candidates to sign as a prerequisite for the group’s endorsement in the presidential race.

Tarrant County College redistricting plan reflects population trends (Star-Telegram)
By Diane Smith Tarrant County College would have four minority-majority single-member districts under a redistricting proposal that preserves established Hispanic and African-American areas of representation while reflecting demographic trends in the Arlington area.’This is the first time in redistricting where basically four of the seven …

Health-Inspired Latino Soap Plans Sequel
Health-Inspired Latino Soap Plans Sequel (CBS Local)
The titillating twists and turns of this Spanish-language soap opera captivated Colorado Hispanics.
Black economic gains reversed in Great Recession (The Modesto Bee)
Growing up black in the segregated 1960s, Deborah Goldring slept two to a bed, got evicted from apartment after apartment, and watched her stepfather climb utility poles to turn their disconnected lights back on.

W: C-Rod makes parents and P.R. Proud (ESPN)
Adena is a writer for espnW. She worked at ESPN the Magazine and NBA.com for three seasons before joining espnW.

“Juneteenth event helps black community celebrate its heritage” (The Daily Union)
Saturday, July 09, 2011 Juneteenth event helps black community celebrate its heritage Johan Huizinga, the modern founder of cultural history, once said, “”If we are to preserve culture we must continue to create it.”” The community of Junction City has continuously done just that – preserving its culture through creating it.

HSD Tweeks Its Supplier Diversity Program, Probed By NAACP
HSD Tweeks Its Supplier Diversity Program, Probed By NAACP (Patch)
You could call Tuesday’sA Hazelwood School District A Board of Education meeting short and sweet.

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