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Wednesday Aug 20 | Black Enterprise

Four Morehouse Professors Pen Open Letter in Michael Brown's Honor

Michael Brown's untimely and unjustified Aug. 9 death at the hands of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson came just days shy of Brown's first day of college.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Race Profile: State Attorney General Democratic Primary

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is unopposed in the GOP primary and will face either former Secretary of the Department of Children and Families George Sheldon or state House minority leader Perry Thurston, who face off in the August 26 Democratic primary.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Miami

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Chicago Football Classic coming back to Soldier Field

This year will be no different. The sponsors announced they are bringing the classic back to be played once again at Soldier Field.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

Uber tests moving service in Atlanta, Nashville

The San Francisco-based tech-enabled car service teamed up with the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based moving service Bellhops to test UberMovers, a professional moving service.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College

ThinkProgress

Inspired By Ferguson, Performance Artist Plays Dead By Philly...

There was some caution tape draped around the Love sign in Philadelphia two days ago.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, UC San Diego, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort County residents share African-American life experiences for national archive

Every day for more than a year in the late 1960s, Louis O'Neil Dore marched up and down Bay Street in protest.

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Related Topix: African-American, Beaufort County, SC, Beaufort, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC, Barnwell, SC

USA Today

National parties reaching out to black voters

With less than three months until Election Day, Republicans and Democrats are stepping up efforts to court black voters - particularly in the South.

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Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Howard University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Why Can't Obama Talk To Black Americans Like That?

Last week, President Obama addressed a crowd of 500 young sub-Saharan Africans, fellows of his administration's Young African Leaders Initiative.

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Related Topix: African-American

The Hartford Courant

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown

In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating online.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO

Peach Pundit

Purging Atwaterism

In an op-ed in Tuesday's New York Times entitled "Can the G.O.P. Ever Attract Black Voters?" , Jelani Cobb, a professor of history at the University of Connecticut, offers a possible explanation for why, despite efforts at the national, state and local levels, most African Americans refuse to consider the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, African-American

Sun Aug 10, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Why Can't Obama Talk To Black Americans Like That?

Last week, President Obama addressed a crowd of 500 young sub-Saharan Africans, fellows of his administration's Young African Leaders Initiative.

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Related Topix: African-American

Sat Aug 09, 2014

National Public Radio

'Are You, Like, African-AMERICAN Or AFRICAN-American?'

Over at NewsOne, Donovan X. Ramsey contrasted two approaches President Obama has taken with black audiences : 1) the finger-wagging, pull-up-your-pants approach that he often takes with African-Americans, like the graduates at all-male Morehouse College , and 2) the laudatory tone he took with young African leaders who traveled to D.C. this week ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American

Fri Aug 08, 2014

HeraldSun.com

New leadership at Kestrel Heights

After a tumultuous few months, Kestrel Heights charter school has hired a new executive director and two new principals.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Harvard University, Wilmington, NC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Why Can't Obama Talk To Black Americans Like That?

Last week, President Obama addressed a crowd of 500 young sub-Saharan Africans, fellows of his administration's Young African Leaders Initiative.

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Related Topix: African-American

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