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Diaspora

Edwina Baker Cyber Learning Center opens in North Philly

January 22, 2012

Pre-school students navigated the state-of-the-art computer equipment with ease while adults looked on in amazement during the grand opening ceremonies for the new Edwina Baker Cyber Learning Center at the Mt. Tabor AME Church in North Philadelphia.

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Haiti Two years later: Half a million still in camps

January 16, 2012

Days after the earthquake killed his little girl and destroyed much of his house, Meristin Florival moved his family into a makeshift tent on a hill in the Haitian capital and called it home. Two years later they’re still there, living without drains, running water or electricity.

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Official: Jamaica’s opposition easily wins vote

January 7, 2012

Jamaica’s first female prime minister has officially led her party to a landslide victory in general elections with final results announced Tuesday giving it a two-to-one margin in Parliament. Portia Simpson Miller’s People’s National Party captured 42 seats in the country’s 63-seat Parliament and…

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Civil War-era estate given to Rust College

January 7, 2012

Rust College is now owner of an 1858 Civil War-era mansion. Rust College President Dr. David Beckley says the estate, valued at $3 million, is located just a few blocks from campus. The mansion known as “Airliewood” was built back in 1858 as a cotton plantation.

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The Nguzo Saba and Kwanzaa in a time of crisis

December 31, 2011

One of the greatest triumphs of the Black Power, Black Nationalist and Black Consciousness movements of the 60’s and 70’s was the widespread embrace of the Nguzo Saba, The Seven Principles of the Black Value System, and Kwanzaa, the African American holiday created by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

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Last troops leave Iraq in subdued exit

December 26, 2011

The six American soldiers couldn’t see much of the desert landscape streaming by outside the small windows of their armored vehicle. They were hushed and exhausted from an all-night drive — part of the last convoy of U.S. troops to leave Iraq during the final moment of a nearly nine-year war.

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Kenyan forces pledge further push into Somalia

December 16, 2011

Kenyan troops and their Somali allies said Tuesday they will push deeper into insurgent-controlled territory in Somalia now that rains have stopped, as the U.N. called for $1.5 billion in aid for those hit by famine in the Horn of Africa nation.

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NABJ mourns the loss of Public Relations pioneer Ofield Dukes

December 16, 2011

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of public relations pioneer Ofield Dukes, founder of Ofield Dukes & Associates, a prominent African-American owned public relations firm in Washington, DC. Dukes died lask week at Henry Ford Hospital in his hometown of Detroit.

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