African-American – News

African-American – News April 29, 2012

Rally held to promote naming of Division Street for Martin Luther King Jr.
Rally held to promote naming of Division Street for Martin Luther King Jr. (Star-Telegram)
Carrying signs and chanting slogans including “Let’s Pave the Way for MLK” on Saturday, about 100 people kicked off the Arlington branch of the NAACP’s campaign to rename Division Street after Martin Luther King Jr.
NCNW Celebrates Community Youth (TheDay.Com)
On Sunday, April 22, 2012, the New London County Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., honored 6 young scholars during its annual Founder’s Day Luncheon at Ocean Beach, Port ‘N Starboard.

Detroit Sistas Unite And Embrace Natural Hair Like Family (NewsOne)
There is nothing new about black women’s desire to return to their natural roots by rejecting the modern norm of frying their hair with relaxers and other chemical-laced hairstyles.

April is the designated month to focus on health, especially for the ethnic communities (Milwaukee Courier Online)
You would be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard that smoking and tobacco use can cause cancer and aggravate other health issues and diseases.

North Greenwood Recreation Complex Could be Renamed After Rev. Walter C. Campbell (Patch)
Jeff Kronschnabl, who started working with the city as a police officer in 1972, came to the North Greenwood Recreation and Aquatic Center Tuesday with a wheeled cart holding four boxes filled with paperwork.

Recent Alumna Returns To Rahway High School To Share Her Success With Her Former Teachers (Clarks Hometown News Patriot)
Recently, T-Kea Blackman, a 2008 graduate of Rahway High School, visited her teachers to thank them for encouraging her and to share her college/career successes.