African-American – News

I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. — Harriet Tubman

African-American – News January 26, 2012

In Sharpton Promo, MSNBC Lumps Republican Tax Policy With 'Back-of-the-Bus' Racism
In Sharpton Promo, MSNBC Lumps Republican Tax Policy With ‘Back-of-the-Bus’ Racism (NewsBusters)
It’s one thing for Al Sharpton to spout racialized politics on his MSNBC show every evening.
Report: Missouri leads nation in homicides among African-Americans (KSDK-TV Saint Louis)
Missouri has the nation’s highest black homicide rate for the second straight year, according to newly-released data.

Shabazz inspires crowd at MLK Convocation (NJ)
Ilyasah Shabazz , daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz , delivered the keynote address at the MLK Awards and Convocation Thursday, Jan.

Ocean County judge accused of making sexual advances at party (Asbury Park Press Online)
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KU professor contends nation’s first civil rights organization blazed way for NAACP (University of Kansas)
Ask history students to name the nation’s first civil rights organization, and most will answer with the NAACP, formed in 1909, or possibly the Niagara Movement of 1905.

Sheila Jackson Lee: Voter ID Law Supporters ‘Misrepresent’ Voter Fraud in 2008 Election (TheBlaze)
On Monday night t he Congressional Black Caucus went to the House floor toA discuss state voter ID laws suggesting thatA legislationA requiring someone to have governmentA identificationA on hand in order to vote, was a means to possibly keep minorities away from the polls and in doing so hinder President Barack Obama’sA reelection.

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