African-American – News

African-American – News November 28, 2011

Bam's bench bungle
Bam’s bench bungle (New York Post)
President Obama has said that one quality he prizes highly in his judicial appointments is empathy.
The CIA, Kwame Nkrumah, and the Destruction of Ghana (United Black America)
Kwame Nkrumah was the first President of the first free nation in Africa, and a founding father of the Pan-Africanist movement.

Video: Rice: Race and poverty “a witch’s brew” (CBS News)
Kathryn Stockett, author of “The Help,” asks former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice if the situation between whites and African Americans in America has changed? Kathryn Stockett, author of “The Help,” asks former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice if the situation between whites and African Americans in America has changed? Bob Schieffer … (more)

Mass. Anti-slavery hub to reopen after restoration (York Dispatch)
This Nov. 21, 2011 photo shows a view from the podium inside the African Meeting House in Boston.

Pa. Exhibit showcases legendary black photographer (WTOP-FM Washington)
In this Nov. 1, 2011 photo, a visitor to the Carnegie Museum of Art views an exhibit of work by Pittsburgh photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

Demographic shifts favor Obama in 2012, study says (Bangor Daily News)
The 2008 election was a reminder of the demographic forces that are changing America and potentially the political balance in the country.

Why African Americans aren’tembracing Occupy Wall Street (Lucianne)
Occupy Wall Street might seem like a movement that would resonate with black Americans.

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