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8 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

Twin County Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees

The Twin County Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2014, who will be inducted into the hall Nov. 20 at Nash Community College.

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Related Topix: Tarboro, NC, East Carolina University, Rocky Mount, NC

13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

GOP Courts Black Voters with Sweet Tea and Political Talk

Republicans believe they can woo minority voters with ideas , while others argue it's the ideas that need to change.

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Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Mon Aug 25, 2014

City Paper

District Line Daily: Back to School

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah singer/songwriter turning poems into inspiration

She often turns her poems into songs. "Teens Try to Prevent Crime in America" is one of those songs, and it currently is featured on the CD "America," released by HillTop Records and selling for $12.99 online and in targeted record stores.

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Related Topix: Savannah, Country, Arts, Poetry, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Isle of Hope, GA

The Washington Post

Trillectro festival proves it can keep up with the big boys

For six hours every autumn, the hip-hop cosmos temporarily spins around the emerald quadrangle of Howard University during the annual Yardfest homecoming concert, a rap saturnalia that's been immortalized in a Notorious B.I.G. lyric.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Mississippi, Music, Travel, Entertainment

Common Dreams

Undercover in White America: Why Black Rage is Conscious, Justified, and Long Overdue

Students at Howard University pose for this photo with their 'Hands Up' as they acknowledged the police violence that took hold of Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

Lansing State Journal

People News: LCC's Benita Duncan to receive service honor

The Association of Community College Trustees will honor Lansing Community College's Benita Duncan with the 2014 Central Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award for exemplary service.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, St. Johns, MI, Dewitt, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Dixon brings experience as legislative aide to campaign for 17th District seat

Editor's note: Second in a series profiling candidates running for state representative in the 17th Worcester District.

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Related Topix: Clark University, US News

Milwaukee Courier Online

People across the nation affected by the outcry in Ferguson

The tragic events surrounding the Michael Brown Jr. case in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited emotions not only nationally but internationally.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Green Left Weekly

'No justice, no peace' - racist violence fuels anger

This slogan was taken up by community protesters right after the murder of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9. Brown had his hands up in surrender and shouted "Don't Shoot!" when a white cop shot the unarmed teen six times.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

B-CU to talk about shooting Students, pastors and a Florida Supreme...

Students, pastors and a Florida Supreme Court justice will gather at Bethune-Cookman University Monday and join the national dialogue on race sparked by a police officer's shooting of an unarmed black teen in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

American Thinker

Irs E-mails: The Perfect Storm

August 22 is another deadline for the Obama administration's IRS officials to come clean about their clear malfeasance in office.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Religion News Service

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings - " August 22

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

HeraldSun.com

NCCU to hold - Hands Up' rally to protest Ferguson shooting

Local university students are joining "hands up, don't shoot" demonstrations that have been staged around the country in protest of the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

City Paper

District Line Daily: The Education Issue

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

City Paper

Social Justice Still Drives Howard University

Hundreds of student volunteers arrived on Howard University's campus a week early to help freshmen move in to their new dorms.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, University of Chicago

The Washington Post

Howard University doctoral student is trying to organize bus trip to attend Ferguson rally

A Howard University graduate student is trying to raise funds to charter a bus from Washington, D.C. to Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Psychology, Science, Anonymous, Pop/Rock

Daily Kos

SIT-INS Begin...Guess When and Where

Saw this from @JMitchellNews: 66 yrs ago today, NAACP Youth Council began sit-ins to desegregate lunch counters ..

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Related Topix: Marshall, TX

Gawker

Cops Still Haven't Interviewed the Woman Shot at a Ferguson Protest

A little over a week ago, a Howard University student named Maya Aaten-White was leaving a rally about the Mike Brown shooting when she was shot in the head by unknown assailants.

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InvestorIdeas.com

Sustainability Study Reveals Green Revolution Blooming at America's...

August 20, 2014 The 2014 HBCU Green Report released today provides clear evidence that there is significant activity underway on historically black colleges and university campuses to promote sustainable living and adopt energy efficient practices despite their absence in major national green surveys.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Clark Atlanta University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Spelman College

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