African-American – News April 4, 2012
Re: STUDY: Black Women At Higher Risk For Longer HPV Infection (NewsOne)
College-age African-American women may have a tougher time clearing their bodies of human papillomavirus and have more abnormal Pap test results than their European-American counterparts, a recent study reports.
Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett dies in Mexico (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, a U.S. Expatriate renowned for her dignified portrayals of African-American and Mexican women and who was barred from her home country for political activism during the McCarthy era, has died.
Rare Civil War Photo Donated to Lincoln Library (WILL-TV Urbana)
A photograph of an African-American Civil-War veteran is the first of its kind to be included in the collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.
Burger King ad with Blige stirs criticism (WTOP-FM Washington)
In this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, singer Mary J. Blige arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.
History-making Girard College president to leave (Chambersburg Public Opinion)
Graves was the first female and first African-American leader at the school, which once excluded both blacks and girls.
Obama's website pitches post-election flexiblity for African-Americans (Free Republic)
President Barack Obama’s under-the-radar campaign to spur turnout in the African-American community is echoing the promise of post-election flexibility given last month to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin.
Cleveland NAACP leader backs same-sex marriage (The Columbus Dispatch)
An excellent wrapup of recent developments in public-access law is available courtesy of the Ohio Coalition for Open Government .