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African-American – News July 20, 2011

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Study: 60 percent of Texans suspended before HS graduation
Study: 60 percent of Texans suspended before HS graduation (Rafer)
A new study by the by the Council of State Governments finds that 60 percent of Texan students were suspended, expelled or faced in-school suspensions by the time they graduated high school.
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Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 5:07 PM Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 5:21 PM The school desegregation case that started in 1964 and continues to reverberate in Jefferson Parish public schools is up for a pivotal hearing in federal court Wednesday, where the case, or parts of it, could reach a conclusion.

Racial slur, streets discussed at city council meeting (AdaEveningNews)
The African American Committee of Ada attended Monday’s Ada City Council meeting and discussed streets in Hammond Heights and a racial slur said during a meeting of the now defunct Ada Beautification Committee in March.

Candidates Denounce Racially Tinged Flyers (13WMAZ-TV)
Anonymous flyers laced with racial overtones took center stage on the last day of campaigning for Macon city Elections.

NAACP leaders vow to fight SC’s new voter ID law (WACH-TV Columbia)
Leaders of the NAACP say they will do everything they can to fight South Carolina’s new voter ID law.

The Racist ReElectO Gambit:
The Racist ReElectO Gambit: “If I could find a black man who had… (American Digest)
The Racist ReElectO Gambit: “If I could find a black man who had the white sound and the white feel, I could make a billion dollars.” You used to ride on the chrome horse with your diplomat Who carried on his shoulder a Siamese cat Ain’t it hard when you discover that He really wasn’t where it’s at After he took from you everything he could steal.
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