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African-American – News September 12, 2011

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Census 2010: Toddlers Climb in Last Decade
Census 2010: Toddlers Climb in Last Decade (The Noe Valley Voice)
No wonder there’s a gaggle of strollers parked outside the Noe Valley Library for the Tuesday Toddler Tales.
Barbara Jordan stamp to be issued (Politico)
In 1972, Barbara Jordan became the first African-American woman elected to Congress from the South.

New Oct. Date set for MLK memorial dedication (NBC26)
Organizers have set a new date in October to dedicate the Martin Luther King Jr.

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters says she’s ‘very pleased’ with Obama’s American Jobs Act (Flint Township/Swartz Creek Advance)
The Root.com , an online source of news and commentary from an African-American perspective, interviewed U.S. Rep Maxine Waters about President Obama’s American Jobs Act.

The Help: Civil rights film triggers race row
The Help: Civil rights film triggers race row (Daily Express)
The Help hits Britain next month having broken box office records in the States despite being condemned as racist and offensive by many black cinemagoers.
School gets historic marker (The Daily Times)
Less than half a mile away from the entrance to Bay Creek Resort on Old Cape Charles Road stands a vacant brick building that doesn’t look historic at first glance.

Worship in ignorance: The undying support of a Black president (The Black Informant)
I remember during the 2008 election season if you were to suggest that the main reason why most Blacks supported Obama was because of his color and not the issues, you would have been verbally shellacked.

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