African-American – News January 3, 2012
6 Tips for Getting a Job After Graduation (Black Enterprise)
When many college students walk the stage it marks one of the greatest moments of their lives.
Rita Dove On New Anthology, Advice For Young Poets (WFAE-FM Charlotte)
The Pulitzer Prize winner is best known for sharing intimate chapters of her personal life, while shedding light on the black experience in America.
Genome Research Points to Adaptation Among Early African-Americans (Uzbekistan News)
Researchers scanning the genomes of African-Americans say they see evidence of natural selection as their ancestors adapted to the harsh conditions of their new environment in America.
Free Crack Pipes Handed Out To Vancouver Drug Addicts (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
Canada’s Vancouver Eastside, where drug dealing, prostitution, and homelessness reign supreme, is known as Vancouver’s “square mile of vice.” This area also houses the city’s sole residential black community, and 70 percent of its residents are aboriginal.A According to the UK’s Daily Mail , theA dumping ground for the city’s problems has now … (more)
Black women’s group hit hard by economy (Asbury Park Press Online)
Denise Hawkins, president of the Central Jersey National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc., and other club members help their youth group volunteer at the St.
Living History: How a Trip to D.C. Excites Young Citizens (Patch)
Call it a patriotic pilgrimage. I love DC. I love the sense of humility I feel as I walk the mall and admire the monuments.
Diagnosis, Treatment Of Depression Among Elderly Depend On Racial, Cultural Factors (MediLexicon)
Despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies in the two last decades, significant disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of depression remain, according to Rutgers research published online by the American Journal of Public Health