African-American – News

African-American – News March 13, 2012

Photo album rescued from trash a trove of WWII African American life
Photo album rescued from trash a trove of WWII African American life (The Macon Telegraph)
Just before Christmas, Deveta Johnson saw something in the trash in Norristown, Pa., that looked like an old pile of grocery bags.
Study: Tourney teams show grad rate improvement (Click Orlando)
The graduation rate disparity between African-American and white players at schools in this year’s men’s NCAA tournament decreased slightly after growing 10 percent over the previous three years.

Women’s Final Four: Some business owners upset (KDVR)
The city is hosting the women’s NCAA Final Four and it promises to bring a full week’s worth of basketball fun.

Santorum co-chair: Romney should ‘renounce his racist Mormon religion’ (The Raw Story)
An African-American pastor affiliated with Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is demanding that former Massachusetts Gov.

Sharpton to headline St. Louis voter rights conference (KMOV-TV Saint Louis)
NOVEMBER 08: Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists announce the “Stand for Freedom” voting rights campaign on the steps of City Hall on November 8, 2011 in New York City.

Voto Latino: African Americans and Latinos Unite in Alabama to Fight for Immigrant Rights (The Huffington Post)
“We’re not going to allow them to treat people like slaves,” Linda Dent of Los Angeles told Univision before leaving for Selma, Alabama .

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