African-American – News August 7, 2011
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A Thriving Growth Area in a Weak Economy: Hair (HendersonvilleNews)
In low-slung suburban strip malls, nestled among fast-food restaurants and auto supply stores, hair salons are sprouting like mushrooms.
Legislative Black Caucus will not challenge new Louisiana congressional map (The Times-Picayune)
The head of the Legislative Black Caucus said last week that she does not foresee a lawsuit being filed to challenge a new congressional redistricting plan that reduces seven districts to six, based on the 2010 census counts.
Photos: African American Family Day (Albany Times Union)
The traditions and contributions of the African American community were celebrated Saturday through music, art and community and musical guests, speakers and family-oriented activities.
Women describe sex harassment in military (UPI)
A University of South Carolina instructor says her 30-minute documentary provides a glimpse of the lives of female soldiers who served in U.S. Military.
Getting ‘Help’: Best-selling novel, awards-contender movie (WHO-TV)
Viola Davis didn’t want to wear the uniform. The Oscar-nominated actress was thrilled at the chance to star in “The Help,” the film based on the best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett.
States’ rights redux: Voting Act + 46 (Politico)
As 2008 demonstrated, a new electoral majority is emerging, the authors write. Close By REV.