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African-American – News October 17, 2011

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Occupy protesters eye diversity as movement grows
Occupy protesters eye diversity as movement grows (KSRO-AM Santa Rosa)
Jason Woody immediately recognized a shared struggle with many of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators: The 2007 college graduate has been out of work for two years, and it’s been longer since he’s seen a doctor.
Analysis: Obama carves new chapter in King legacy 40 mins ago (Buffalo News)
Standing beneath the looming presence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama carved out his own version of black leadership with a message of racial unity.

NJ group makes trip to Martin Luther King memorial dedication in Washington, DC (Asbury Park Press Online)
Washington, DC – The Martin Luther King Presbyterian Church takes 53 people to the Dr.

Rep. John Lewis helps memorialize African-American history (The Modesto Bee)
Student organizer John Lewis made history in August 1963 when he, at 23, was the youngest speaker at the March on Washington, where the late Rev.

New stamps set for Christmas, holidays
New stamps set for Christmas, holidays (Calhoun Times)
The post office is set for the holidays. The agency unveiled two new Christmas stamps Thursday, and is following on Friday with new stamps to commemorate the Jewish holiday Hanukkah and the African-American celebration Kwanzaa.
Where King Once Marched, Now a Dedication (StarNewsOnline)
Under a cloudless morning sky, an enthusiastic crowd in the nation’s capital on Sunday began to dedicate a memorial to the Rev.

Pitts: The black self-loathing of Herman Cain (The Baltimore Sun)
This is for those who keep asking what I think of Herman Cain . In particular, it’s for those who want to know what the tea party ‘s embrace of this black businessman turned presidential candidate says about my claim that the tea party is racist.

Breast cancer: Myths and facts
Breast cancer: Myths and facts (Palladium-Item)
When it comes to breast cancer, there are as many myths as facts. Below, we examine some of the myths and set the record straight: Claim: All lumps in the breast are cancerous.

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