African-American – News

African-American – News December 4, 2011

Patti Austin on Music, Black Women, and HIV
Patti Austin on Music, Black Women, and HIV (Advocate)
Grammy-winner Patti Austin, who sang one of the earliest AIDS anthems, talked to us before last week’s World AIDS Day about black women, HIV, and the sex drive of cougars.
Former Gov. William Waller Laid To Rest (WAPT-TV Jackson)
Thousands packed the First Baptist Church of Jackson on Saturday to say a final goodbye to former Mississippi Gov.

Magic Johnson Could Become First African-American MLB Franchise Owner (Essence Magazine)
Former basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson is looking to expand his business empire as part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team.

Min. Farrakhan – Connects the Dots’ in wide-ranging radio interview (Final Call)
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered analysis of national and international affairs in light of history, scripture, and prophecy for the radio listeners and those tuning in nationwide via Internet in an interview with Robert Muhammad, host of “Connect the Dots” radio show on 90.1 KPFT FM in Houston Nov.

Gospel concert at Wheaton Arts in Millville (Daily Journal)
The concert will feature St. James AME Church Gospel Choir from Atlantic City, The Whittington Family of Port Norris and South Jersey Community Men’s Gospel Choir.

Groups gather to fight emergency manager law (Detroit Free Press)
Eula Murray, a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, hands out petitions against the emergency manager law Friday at a rally.