African-American – News

African-American – News March 16, 2012

Bank, church fight escalates (Boston Herald)
“We stand here today … Calling upon the black community to withdraw every dime they have in OneUnited Bank until they have worked out their differences ,” the Rev.

Historic Columbia landmark may be destroyed
Historic Columbia landmark may be destroyed (WKRN)
The days of a historic landmark in Columbia may soon be come to an end. Mrs. A.J. Morton’s Funeral Home has stood on East Eighth Street since the turn of the century, however, it’s storied past may not be enough to save the building from destruction.
History of Social Organizations in the African American Community (The Afro American Newspaper)
AFRO Clean Green Block D.C. Community D.C. Events Baltimore Community Baltimore Events Character Education Living for the Weekend Rambling Rose Social Scene BGE Announcements Maryland Government Obituaries – Baltimore Obituaries – Washington D.C. Amanda Clayton won $1 million six months ago in the Michigan state lottery.

Why US black families are home-schooling (BBC News)
Until recently, home schooling in the US was mostly practised by white families, but a growing number in the black community are now also turning their back on the public school system and educating their children at home.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Roots concerts to draw on spirituals (Detroit Free Press)
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s annual Classical Roots concerts are designed to celebrate the achievements of black composers and performers in classical music.

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