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Saturday | Examiner.com

Sagging pants and family responsibility

When it comes to a lifetime of success by the individual, we've been trying to ascertain the ingredients of that success ever since homo sapiens roamed the earth.

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Related Topix: Books, Outliers, New York

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NewsOne

Minute: Hair Weave Saves Life In Chicago

A Chicago teen survived being shot in the head Tuesday, and her uncle claims her weave may have helped save her life.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Philadelphia Public Record

Pa. 4TH Senate Dist.: Contender Art Haywood

BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watchful eye on the real estate of 250,000 people in Northwest Philadelphia and Cheltenham, Abington and Springfield in Montgomery Co.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Black Enterprise

Troy Davis' Nephew Raises Money to Continue His Education at Morehouse

Remember the 2011 case of Troy Davis, a black man whose Georgia execution sent black media into a frenzy after original witnesses in his murder trial recanted their testimonies, leading to significant doubt in Davis' guilt? As America watched the tragic case play out in front of the media, it was clear that Davis had overwhelming support from his ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Juan Watkins of LaPlace named Gates Millennium Scholar

Juan Watkins Jr., a 2014 graduate of St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace, was chosen to be part of the Class of 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars Program.

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Related Topix: Laplace, LA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

How to Apply for Financial Scholarships & Colleges

There is a lot of opportunity for financial aid that is available to students. The student need to show that they have a financial need, superior academic achievement, or any special talent that they have that would help them in their educational pursuit.

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Related Topix: Jackson State University, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

DHS chief Jeh Johson takes cool approach to hot-button issue of immigration

As Pentagon general counsel, Jeh Johnson played a key role in the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy covering gay service members.

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Related Topix: Prison, United States Coast Guard Academy, Martin Luther King, Jr., US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The News Tribune

How new rights museum carries Atlanta's story forward

In 1996 Atlanta was ahead of the game. The eyes of the world were on the Olympics.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, The National, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is Now Open in Atlanta

The Center for Civil and Human Rights , a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Patch.com

The Center for Civil and Human Rights Officially Opens Doors

Staff Report The highly anticipated Center for Civil and Human Rights officially opened to the public on Monday, June 23. Serving as a connector between past and present, The Center shares powerful stories of individuals and civil and human rights movements, and invites visitors to reflect on how they can create a more just and humane future for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, African-American

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Lansing State Journal

People News: Michael Patrick Shiels to emcee George H.W. Bush gala

The men of the Sigma Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. announced their 2014 college scholarship recipients during the annual Father's Day picnic.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Omega Psi Phi, Fraternities, Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University, Lansing, MI

The Island Packet

Highway being dedicated to civil rights icon Mays

The Sunday event begins with a worship service at Old Mount Zion Baptist Church in Epworth, the church where Mays worshipped.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Sat Jun 21, 2014

CNN

More House Alum Delivers You From Flab To Fab

"I am OLAJAWAUN "O" GOOCH, CPT, NASM - CPT,PES is a graduate of Morehouse College and is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Atlanta to host black college success summit

Officials from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities say the conference June 19-21 will be focused on developing regional and national strategies for improving student success at historically black colleges and universities.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College

GwdToday.com

Mays Highway Dedication taking place Sunday, June 22

A portion of US Hwy. 178 near the Mays Crossroads will be dedicated to Dr. Benjamin E. Mays on Sunday, June 22. The dedication will begin with a worship service at Mays' home church, Old Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3107 Highway 248 South, Epworth at 3:00 p.m. Dr. John Herbert Roper, Sr., author of the biography, Magnificent Mays, A Biography of ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, Martin Luther King, Jr., Greenwood, SC

Sun Jun 15, 2014

CBS Local

Chester Man Not Letting Life Behind Bars Stop Him From Being Standout Father

A Chester man serving life behind bars at Graterford Prison received high honors this week.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Prince Georges County, MD

Sat Jun 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Rhythm Runs In The Family: Drummers On Their Dads

When you read enough about the early lives of jazz musicians, you begin to spot a trend.

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Related Topix: Ralph Peterson, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Wave

Take the Obama commencement quiz

President Barack Obama straightens his tie before he receives an honorary doctorate of laws degree during the Morehouse College 129th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Laguna Beach, CA, Anaheim, CA, UC Irvine

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