African-American – News

African-American – News February 9, 2012

Sharpton: Cornel West's Attacks On Me, Harris-Perry Are
Sharpton: Cornel West’s Attacks On Me, Harris-Perry Are “Arrogant” (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
In a recent interview with Diverse magazine, Professor Cornel West attacked his former Princeton colleague and newly minted MSNBC host Professor Melissa Harris-Perry . West called Harris-Perry a “liar” and said that, “[s]he’s become the momentary darling of liberals, but I pray for her because she’s in over her head.
NAACP Concerned About Churches Partnering With Banks (CBS Local)
Alliance , Bishop G.H. Bruden , David L. Lowery Jr. , Midwest Bank , Mike Krauser , Ministers Conference of South Suburban County , NAACP , Workshop HARVEY, Ill.

Nearly half of all Fla. Grads take an AP exam (WWSB)
An annual report released by the College Board Wednesday says 47 percent of Florida seniors took an AP exam in high school.

5 African American Icons Your Kids Can Write Black History Month Projects On (WIBX-AM Whitesboro)
If you are the parent of a school-age child you know the month of February means its time for a Black History Month project.

Black Teacher Calls Haitian Student “Little Chocolate Boy” (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
Leslie Ranier , a Black Broward County, Fla., high school teacher who was reportedly accused of pretending to throw holy water on an atheist colleague last May, now faces possible suspension forA telling a Haitian student that he “looks [like a] little chocolate boy,” a “chocolate that nobody wanted.” Ranier’s off-color remarks were captured on … (more)

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