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African-American – News August 29, 2011

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The power of the gospel: Can black churches survive turbulent times?
The power of the gospel: Can black churches survive turbulent times? (Deseret News)
The ladies in their fancy, wide-brimmed hats and the men in their shiny shoes have taken their seats in the red-carpeted chapel of Calvary Baptist Church.
Friendly Fire: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (LA Daily News)
In the news photo was President Obama, Daisy Bates and a group of White House staffers gazing at the world-famous Norman Rockwell portrait prominently positioned on a West Wing wall.

Many African-Americans Show Supporta (Essence Magazine)
Although polls reflect a decline in support for President Obama since he won the 2008 elections, many African-Americans say they still stand by their president, the Huffington Post reports.

Hiring Of Sharpton By MSNBC Follows Larger Trend (KQED)
This past week, the cable news network MSNBC chose civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton as their new host.

'Boro student traces roots of MLK 'Dream'
‘Boro student traces roots of MLK ‘Dream’ (The Daily News Journal)
Local resident William Murphy was struggling to find a topic for a paper when he stumbled across what is becoming a widely acclaimed discovery: the roots of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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