African-American – News

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
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 .

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