African-American – News November 23, 2011
Cain claims his race will help win votes (MSNBC)
In a seven-page mailer sent to Iowans over the weekend , Cain writes, “as a descendent of slaves I can lead the Republican Party to victory by garnering a large share of the black vote, something that has not been done since Dwight Eisenhower garnered 41 percent of the black vote in 1956.” But while Cain might believe he’ll garner a larger share of … (more)
Hospital settles discrimination suit (Personal Injury Law News)
A Far South Side hospital with a predominantly African-American staff has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a federal lawsuit alleging discrimination against female black workers.In addition to the payout to 11 victims, Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center has agreed to provide training to employees and supervisors in the cardiopulmonary … (more)
New Study Shatters Stereotypes and Dispels Myths About Young African American Voters (Weekend)
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Today, Tufts University’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement , the nation’s leading non-partisan, research center on the political and civic participation of young Americans, released an in-depth study analyzing the political behaviors and civic engagement of young black voters ahead of … (more)
HmmmWho Are The Black American One Percent? [VIDEO] (KSOC-FM Dallas)
Have you ever wondered who within the African American community is actually apart of the elite ‘one percent”? Because when you hear about the one percent group, normally we think only of certain Republicans or big businessmen.
Immigrant Council condemns mayor’s ‘callous disregard’ in race row (BreakingNews.I.e.)
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has condemned remarks made today by the Mayor of Naas, Cllr.
ABC Elevates Left-Wing Hit, Charges ‘Limbaugh Hurls Racially-Charged Words at the First Lady’ (NewsBusters)
Picking up on a blog post by a far-left group devoted to silencing Rush Limbaugh, ABC’s World News on Monday night dedicated an entire story to one word used by the conservative radio host, a comment the other networks failed to find newsworthy.
Memphian R.S. Lewis Passes Away (WREG)
Carroll, TN ; Craighead, AR ; Crittenden, AR ; Crockett, TN ; Cross, AR ; DeSoto, MS ; Dunklin, MO ; Dyer, TN ; Fayette, TN ; Gibson, TN ; Hardeman, TN ; Hardin, TN ; Haywood, TN ; Henderson, TN ; Lauderdale, TN ; Lee, AR ; Madison, TN ; McNairy, TN ; Mississippi, AR ; Pemiscot, MO ; Phillips, AR ; Poinsett, AR ; Saint Francis, AR ; Shelby, TN ; … (more)