African-American – News

African-American – News December 9, 2011

Al Sharpton Spearheads Multi-City Rally
Al Sharpton Spearheads Multi-City Rally (WDBZ-AM Cincinnati)
As African American unemployment hovers at a dismal 15 percent and voter ID laws threaten to undermine the political power of millions of Blacks and Latinos, Rev.
Minority groups sue to block state redistricting plan (Detroit News)
Minority advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan legislative redistricting plan for Detroit seats he signed into law in August.

MSNBC Gives Platform to Former NAACP Chief to Blast Voter ID Laws As ‘Racist In Intent’ (NewsBusters)
All this week MSNBC is giving Politics Nation host Al Sharpton a platform to attack voter ID laws as a move to “Block the Vote” and keep black voters from the polls.

Black group targets corporations over voting laws (WDBO-AM Orlando)
An online advocacy group wants corporations that market to African Americans to stop giving money to a conservative organization working for stricter voting laws.

North Jersey man accused of trying to lure girls for sex (Asbury Park Press Online)
It is a rare day when Al Sharpton emerges as the voice of sagacity, but when Newt Gingrich has the… HACKENSACK – Authorities have accused a New Jersey man with trying to lure a dozen girls into his car over two months in Bergen County.

Grace Boggs: Reviving the Lost City (Yes! Magazine)
HOW TO BREAK THROUGH: “We must be convinced that the power of ideas is greater than that of the Pentagon and political parties.

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