African-American – News

African-American – News March 2, 2012

Judges hold hearing on SC election districts (Marion Star)
COLUMBIA, S.C. – A black South Carolina Democratic lawmaker testified Thursday that he believes the redistricting process was an attempt to resegregate the voting boundaries in the state.

Re: How Should Black People Feel About Andrew Breitbart’s Death? (NewsOne)
Right Wing blogger Andrew Breitbart is now dead . The notorious founder of the website, , found himself at the center of numerous controversies, most notably, the misleading smear of Shirley Sherrod of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Obama Campaign Readies Black Surrogates For Election Fight
Obama Campaign Readies Black Surrogates For Election Fight (Loop21)
Courting the black vote has always been a task with which Democrats have struggled.
Maryland Gay Marriage Could Hinge on Black Churches (The Skanner)
With Maryland poised to legalize gay marriage, some conservative opponents and religious leaders are counting on members of their congregations, especially in black churches, to upend the legislation at the polls this fall.

Andrew Breitbart Dead At 43 (foxnews)
Widely read conservative Internet publisher Andrew Breitbart, whose flare for battle with politicians and the mainstream media earned him a reputation as one of the nation’s most influential commentators, died Thursday. The websites he founded ran a statement Thursday morning announcing that Breitbart, 43, died “unexpectedly from natural causes” in Los Angeles shortly after midnight. His attorney and editor-in-chief of those sites confirmed his death to Fox News.