African-American – News

African-American – News November 19, 2011

Bay area lawn care business cleans up Lincoln Cemetery
Bay area lawn care business cleans up Lincoln Cemetery (WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg)
Five workers from Green Lawn and Pest in St. Pete kick off clean up day at Lincoln Cemetary a day early Friday.
African Americans will not support Herman Cain (Flint Township/Swartz Creek Advance)
There seems to be little or nothing that connotes Herman Cain as presidential. First and foremost, many, if not all, of his racial comments are a total disgrace and simply out of touch with reality.

Report: Black Dems lose clout in southern capitols (WDBO-AM Orlando)
Black lawmakers have lost clout in Southern state capitols as their overwhelming allegiance to the Democratic Party has left them without power in increasingly GOP-controlled state legislatures.

Star-studded sendoff for Heavy D (The News-Review)
Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a letter from President Barack Obama.

Star-studded sendoff for Heavy D (Denver Post)
In this Oct. 1, 2011 file photo, rapper Heavy D, also known as Dwight Arrington Myers, performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.

Haynesworth named Hartsville’s NAACP Woman of the Year (Morning News)
Valerie Haynesworth is representing the Hartsville Branch of the NAACP as 2011 NAACP Woman of the Year.

Gerry-rigged: Does your vote matter?
Gerry-rigged: Does your vote matter? (CNN)
Programming note : Does your vote for congressional candidates really matter? It might depend on where you live.
Latino map could put 2 aldermen at risk (Chicago Tribune)
Ald. Daniel Solis, 25th, left, speaks with constituent Gene Lee, chairman of the Chicago Chinatown Special Events Committee, during a Thursday hearing before the City Council Rules Committee about the ward remap.

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