African-American – News

African-American – News August 28, 2011

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Stamp Martin Luther King memorial a Made in Chinaa (UnionLeader)
God and the weather willing, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial soon will be dedicated amid moving speeches, joyous hoopla and inevitable controversy.

Fulani develop strength in unity
Fulani develop strength in unity (Cincinnati)
Aissata Diallo, recites a paper to her elder, Oumar Dia, during a Saturday study session in Lockland.
Roswell Park to study cancer rates among African-American women (Buffalo News)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been awarded a multimillion dollar grant to find out why young African- American women are more likely to get an aggressive form of breast cancer than young white women.

Protein In The Urine Spells Kidney Failure For African Americans (MediLexicon)
African Americans are four times more likely to develop kidney failure than whites.

Today in the news: Hurricane Irene prompts first-ever evacuation in… (PeoriaTimes-Observer)
Hurricane Irene will be offshore the East Coast tonight, and tomorrow it’s expected to make landfall in North Carolina.

Expense May Be Causing Fewer Young Blacks to Smoke (IVillage)
Rising cigarette prices and other economic and social factors led to the sharp drop in smoking that occurred among black youth between the 1970s and 1990s, U.S. Researchers say.