African-American – News

African-American – News February 6, 2012

Anna May Wong Did It Right
Anna May Wong Did It Right (Time)
I’m Anna May Wong. I come from old Hong Kong. But now I’m a Hollywood star. -from a song she performed in her cabaret act This week, the Oscar nominations were announced, and five of the 20 slots in the acting categories went to Africans or African-Americans. That number, the most in the 77-year of the Academy Awards, heartens those who know how … (more)
17 people honored at African/African-American Love Feast (York Dispatch)
But the York City man was after being honored during the African/African-American Love Feast and Recognition Dinner at the Holiday Inn Holidome in West Manchester Township.

On Republican concern for the poor (Daily Kos)
Mitt Romney stepped in it the other day. Normally, this would be news in the same way that the sun rising would be news: in other words, not at all.

GOP ‘dog-whistlers’ (PittsburghLive)
Here are some things you could learn about black Americans from the recent statements and insinuations of Republican presidential candidates, Republican congressmen and Republican-friendly radio personalities: * And the pathologies afflicting black Americans are caused partly by the Democratic Party, which has created in them a dependency on … (more)

Brown U. Student uncovers lost Malcolm X speech (Sunherald)
The recording was forgotten, and so, too, was the odd twist of history that brought together Malcolm X and a bespectacled Ivy Leaguer fated to become one of America’s top diplomats.

Chicago marks Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (KFVS12)
The Chicago Department of Public Health will participate in a national observance aimed at raising HIV/AIDS awareness among African Americans.

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