African-American – News

African-American – News March 10, 2012

Redistricting Exposes a Split in the Minority Ranks
Redistricting Exposes a Split in the Minority Ranks (KMID)
The state’s Hispanic population is blooming, and its black population grew faster than its Anglo population.
Re: Why Black People And Republicans Just Can’t Get Along (NewsOne)
Farai Chideya at the Root wrote a very good article about the relationship between the Black community and the Republican Party.

Re: National Women, Girls HIV Awareness Day: Black Women Must Know Their Status (NewsOne)
The message that Janet Cleveland , Deputy Director for Prevention Programs, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , is pushing toward women for National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day this Saturday is a simple one: knowing your status is a right .

Unusual ‘hair art’ tackles icky, sticky topics (Great Falls Tribune)
If there was one player who was happy last week’s win over Weber State wasn’t his final… Lisa Jarrett’s exhibit “How many licks” uses human hair, sugar, corn syrup and plastic on paper.

Canterbury Students Bring Famous African-Americans to Life (Patch)
Fourth-graders at Canterbury Elementary School didn’t just research Serena Williams, Michael Jackson, Rosa Parks and Joe Louis.



Coolio And Son Locked Up In Same Prison

Coolio And Son Locked Up In Same Prison

Written by The Urban Daily on March 9, 2012 3:42 PM

We have got to do better. According to TMZ, rapper turned reality show chef Coolio was arrested in Las Vegas after being pulled over for a routine traffic violation. The Gangsters Paradise rapper had two active warrants for his arrest and was hauled into the Clark County Detention Center.

What adds insult to injury is that Coolios son Grtis is currently serving a sentence in the same jail for helping a hooker rob someone at gunpoint.