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African-American – News September 14, 2011

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Cherokee Indians say they will not be dictated to by U.S. (WTVR Richmond)
The nation’s second-largest Indian tribe said on Tuesday that it would not be dictated to by the U.S. Government over its move to banish 2,800 African Americans from its citizenship rolls.

Time for Black America to Get Fully-Charged
Time for Black America to Get Fully-Charged (Wave Newspapers)
According to Pike Research, a market research and consulting firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets, by 2015 the United States will be the world’s largest market for electric vehicles .
Stanford Professor To Black American Women: “Too Many Black Men Are… (Booker Rising)
Ol’ boy is creating controversy with his new book. I assume that he doesn’t want his black wife to decide to take his advice? From NBC Bay Area : “‘Don’t marry down.

UW-Madison responds to claims of discrimination (Business Journal)
The University of Wisconsin-Madison responded Tuesday to a pair of studies that suggest the university’s admissions to its undergraduate and law school programs favor African Americans and Hispanic students over students who are white or Asian.

African-American Civil Rights Groups Defend Illinois Legislative Remap
African-American Civil Rights Groups Defend Illinois Legislative Remap (CBS2)
Four African-American civil rights groups are trying to join Illinois Democrats in the legal defense of a newly drawn legislative district map.
Rev. C. Jay Matthews of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church charged in federal court in Cleveland (Cleveland)
The Rev. C. Jay Matthews , regarded as one of Cleveland’s most influential civic activists and a giant voice on the national stage for social justice and civil rights, was charged Tuesday in federal court with stealing money meant to pay taxes on his church employees’ wages.

2.WPB residents irate (Palm Beach Post)
On their way out of the meeting, they went so far as to flip over the portrait of Commissioner Keith James, who is black and set the motion against their proposal.

Tapes Reveal Jackie Kennedy's Harsh Side
Tapes Reveal Jackie Kennedy’s Harsh Side (Ananova)
Jackie Kennedy’s disapproving opinions of a host of public figures – including “phoney” Martin Luther King – have been revealed in previously unreleased tapes.
Celente Predicts Revolution (infowars)
The man who predicted the 1987 stock market crash and the fall of the Soviet Union is now forecasting revolution in America, food riots and tax rebellions all within four years, while cautioning that putting food on the table will be a more pressing concern than buying Christmas gifts by 2012. Celente says that by 2012 America will become an undeveloped nation, that there will be a revolution marked by food riots, squatter rebellions, tax revolts and job marches, and that holidays will be more about obtaining food, not gifts.

School Board Commission Hears Testimony On Election Process (Patch)
The topic of race was front and center during a public hearing held before the Howard County Board of Education Study Commission, which has the job of deciding the fate of how the county’s Board of Education is elected.

Blacks get higher blood pressure sooner
Blacks get higher blood pressure sooner (WFMZ-TV Allentown)
African-Americans who have slightly elevated blood pressure and don’t do anything to change their lifestyle are more likely to have high blood pressure one year earlier than whites with prehypertension, according to a study published Monday.
Branches of family tree makes history come to life (Ashland City Times)
Kevin Greene is the great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and is a re-enactor for the Thirteenth U.S. Colored Troops.

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