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NJ celebrates African women

March 20, 2011

The City of Newark’s African Commission, in observance of Women’s History Month, will hold a ceremony to celebrate the second Annual “African Woman Day in New Jersey” on Friday, March 18, at 5 PM, in the Municipal Council Chamber at City Hall, at 920 Broad Street.

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75 years for NAACP Youth & College Division

March 13, 2011

The NAACP is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Youth & College Division, created in 1936. The division serves as the premier institution for young people to develop the skills they need to meet various challenges that face African Americans and other youth of color.

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Rebels foil oil port attack from Gadhafi forces

March 6, 2011

Opponents of Moammar Gahadfi repelled an attack by the Libyan leader’s forces trying to retake a key coastal oil installation in a topsy-turvy battle Wednesday in which shells splashed in the Mediterranean and a warplane bombed a beach where rebel fighters were charging over the dunes.

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Affording travelers the perfect safari

March 6, 2011

Everything about African Travel says “We KNOW Africa,” from the company president who was born and raised in Zambia (central southern Africa) to the expert safari consultants to African Travel’s ground partners in Africa.

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Clampdown in Libyan capital as protests close in

February 27, 2011

Militiamen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi clamped down in Tripoli Wednesday, but cracks in his regime spread elsewhere across the nation, as the protest-fueled rebellion controlling much of eastern Libya claimed new gains closer to the capital.

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U.S. hate groups surge according to SPLC report

February 27, 2011

The number of active hate groups in the United States topped 1,000 for the first time and the antigovernment “Patriot” movement expanded dramatically for the second straight year as the radical right showed continued explosive growth in 2010.

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity launches chapter in South Africa

February 19, 2011

The world’s oldest intercollegiate fraternity founded by African American men has established its first chapter in South Africa. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. in 1906, chartered Rho Phi Lambda Chapter, in Johannesburg, on Feb. 3, 2011.

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One man show explores race and justice

February 13, 2011

John Brown: Trumpet of Freedom explores, through historically accurate words from “the Old Man” himself, the inner life of a man who commits himself to the destruction of slavery.

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Chaos in Cairo as Mubarak backers, opponents clash

February 6, 2011

Thousands of supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak battled in Cairo’s main square last Wednesday, raining stones, bottles and firebombs on each other in scenes of uncontrolled violence as soldiers stood by without intervening.

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