African-American – News September 23, 2011
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Blood drive Saturday to aid African-Americans with sickle cell disease (Inside Bay Area)
African-Americans are by far the most frequent sufferers of sickle cell disease in the U.S., but the severe, secondary hardship that afflicts many patients struggling with the condition can be eased by blood donations.
Shades of grey (Boulder Weekly)
Having lived and traveled all over this great land of ours, I can say without reservation or equivocation that Boulder is one of the most racially homogenous places left in the United States.
Tennell Atkins, Dwaine Caraway Demand Four African-American Seats Stay On City Council (Dallas Observer)
Did you wake up this morning wondering what all the arguing’s going to be about at Saturday’s redistricting forum with Mayor Mike Rawlings and the city council members? Wonder no longer! At a City Hall press conference just now, council members Dwaine Caraway and Tennell Atkins , backed by former council member Diane Ragsdale and others, announced … (more)
Debilitating Poverty is Corrosive (Black Voice News)
The fall of the Roman Empire is best captured in the phrase that “Nero fiddled while Rome burned”. Set on pursuing his own pleasures and indulgences, Nero could not see the walls crumbling around him.
EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants (Hispanically Speaking)
Bass Pro, a nationwide retailer of sporting goods, and apparel products, engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire African-American and Hispanic applicants for positions in its retail stores nationwide, and retaliated against employees who opposed the discriminatory practices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a … (more)