African-American – News

African-American – News May 3, 2012

Colorful Visions At African-American Art Exhibit (WFAE-FM Charlotte)
The African-American experience is reflected, right now, on the walls of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Exuberant dancing in Chicago.

Re: American Obesity, Black Women Obesity | Breaking News for Black America
Re: American Obesity, Black Women Obesity | Breaking News for Black America (NewsOne)
Women who are obese are already at risk for a slew of health issues. Now,A according to a recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity , obese women are also faced with both employment and salary discrimination, when compared with their slimmer colleagues.
Tacoma NAACP sides with Tukwila superintendent in discrimination case (KING-TV Seattle)
TACOMA, Wash. — It is an alleged case of black on black discrimination, and now a local chapter of the NAACP has decided to pick sides.

S.C. Voter ID law painted as larger political picture (The Post and Courier)
Herb Burwell, of James Island, listened to U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., speak out against South Carolina’s voter ID law Tuesday night in Charleston.

WBLS tunes up its lineup in wake of the latest Kiss-offA (New York Daily News)
PROGRAM DIRECTOR Skip Dillard of WBLS expects shortly to finalize the station’s new weekend lineup after last week’s stunning announcement that rival WRKS was folding and the two longtime urban radio rivals would become “One Voice.” “I hope to have decisions by Wednesday,” says Dillard.

Killing Democracy One Vote at a Time (Daily Kos)
The wealthy are nostalgic for the power they enjoyed when most states limited voting to landed gentry.

Researchers Urge More Patient-Centered Care For African-American Breast Cancer Survivors (MediLexicon)
African-American breast cancer survivors were satisfied with their cancer treatment, but most were never offered clinical trials opportunities or support services during or after their treatment, according to a study by a UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher and her community partner, Rev.

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