East Harlem residents on edge after Robert Durst buys townhouse there – NYPOST.com

East Harlem residents on edge after Robert Durst buys townhouse there – NYPOST.com.

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African-American – News October 24, 2011

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Pat Buchanan: Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?
Pat Buchanan: Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025? (Washington Times)
WASHINGTON , October 23, 2011 – Inferior and inadequate schools, resources, and parental support are not to blame for the score gaps between white and some minority groups, rather it is their genetic inferiority to middle class whites.
Program explores slave trade, abolition in New England (Foster’s Daily Democrat)
The Exeter Historical Society and the NH Humanities Council present a free public program in conjunction with the Civil War 150th, “Slave Trade & Abolition in New England.” The program includes a panel of distinguished scholars and an award-winning documentary, “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” on October 27, at 6:30 PM in the … (more)

Rucker keeps it country (Cincinnati)
GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney is expected to show up at the Ohio Republican Party’s phone bank center on Wooster Pike in Terrace Park Tuesday… Baseball Commissioner Allan H. Selig announced that Ken Griffey Jr.

Shuttlesworth eclipsed by King in life and death
Shuttlesworth eclipsed by King in life and death (Albany Times Union)
When a little-known black Baptist preacher named Martin Luther King took the helm of the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott in 1955, the Rev.
Declining numbers of blacks seen in math, science (KSRO-AM Santa Rosa)
With black unemployment reaching historic levels, banks laying off tens of thousands and law school graduates waiting tables, why aren’t more African-Americans looking toward science, technology, engineering and math – the still-hiring careers known as STEM? The answer turns out to be a complex equation of self-doubt, stereotypes, discouragement … (more)

Let’s not return to race-based politics (Poughkeepsie Journal)
The call by some members of the black media for African-Americans to support President Barack Obama in racial solidarity is a terrible idea – just as terrible as women supporting women only because of their sex, or any other group viewing the world solely through the narrow prism of their own experience.

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