African-American – News

African-American – News February 2, 2012

Maya Angelou hosts Black History Month special
Maya Angelou hosts Black History Month special (Washington Examiner)
In this Jan. 14, 2012, file photo, Maya Angelou speaks after receiving the Literary Arts Award during the BET Honors at the Warner Theatre in Washington.
Rep. Jim Moran (D): Rep. Allen West ‘Not Representative Of African-American Community’ (Gateway Pundit)
Last year, Anti-Semite A Jim Moran blamed a majority of racist Americans forA the Republican victories in the 2010 mid-term election.A Now Moran is comparing Governor Jan Brewer and Rep.

Obama Targets Black Voters in New Campaign (WAPI-AM Birmingham)
President Obama on Wednesday launched an aggressive, targeted effort aimed at engaging African-American supporters for his 2012 campaign.

Rev. Joe Neal a big part of county’s history, and he’s still busy (Douglas County Sentinel)
Rev. Joe Neal relaxes in his Carrollton home Tuesday. Neal knew Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Maddow Brands Gingrich’s Attack On Obama’s… (Free Republic)
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow lambasted Newt Gingrich’s speech in Florida tonight, criticizing him for singling out President Obama’s singing.

‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead of Apparent Suicide (Boulder Weekly)
Don Cornelius, who created the long-running R&B and dance-music showcase Soul Train , was found dead in his home in Sherman Oaks, Clifornia, early this morning.

Okla. Health Dept. Targets blacks for AIDS effort (KRMG-AM Tulsa)
According to the Health Department, African Americans have the highest rate of new HIV/AIDS cases in the state, with a rate nearly five times higher than for other racial or ethnic groups.

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