African-American – News

African-American – News October 2, 2011

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Some thoughts on a half-baked idea
Some thoughts on a half-baked idea (Staunton Daily News Leader)
A student sells baked goods during an “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” led by the Berkeley College Republicans on Tuesday at the University of California in Berkeley, Calif.
Black Cherokee lose lawsuit but tribal citizen issue unsettled (Philadelphia’s WB 17)
An attorney for African-Americans in the Cherokee Indian tribe said on Saturday the legal campaign to stop the tribe from purging its citizenship rolls of non-Indians will continue despite the dismissal of a lawsuit against the tribe.

Portland Center Stage artistic director Chris Coleman responds to criticisms of all-black ‘Oklahoma!’ (The Oregonian)
Portland Center Stage presents the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” with a twist — an all-black cast that suggests different resonances for the themes of story and brings a fresh luster to the famous vocal score.

CommentaryThe Tea Party Movement (Nevada Business Journal)
The Tea Party movement has been the target of vicious verbal attacks recently, and they seem to be escalating.

Unlocking The Differences In Breast Cancer Cases (CTNow)
Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at an early age – and they die from it at a higher rate – than the national average.

GA Colleges Serving African-American Students Get $5M
GA Colleges Serving African-American Students Get $5M (WSAV)
Colleges in Georgia have received more than $5 million in federal grants aimed at institutions that traditionally serve black students.

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