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2 million lose jobless benefits as holidays arrive

December 5, 2010

Extended unemployment benefits for nearly 2 million Americans begin to run out Wednesday, cutting off a steady stream of income and guaranteeing a dismal holiday season for people already struggling with bills they cannot pay.

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In order to be just, Congress must be fair

December 5, 2010

In reviewing past cases, it becomes clear Congressman Rangel’s recommended punishment is unfair and disproportionate. As noted conservative columnist and lifelong Republican Ben Stein recently wrote, “Rangel’s misdeeds seem like extremely trivial matters.”

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Net neutrality concerns blacks

December 5, 2010

Democratic Congressman Bobby Rush (IL) is looking to land the top Dem spot on the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet. But he is facing opposition from an unexpected source on the left.

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Former Sen. Braun announces run for Chicago mayor

November 28, 2010

Braun, who runs an organic food company, was the latest candidate to formally enter the race to replace retiring Mayor Richard Daley, who has presided over the city for more than 20 years but announced in September that he wouldn’t seek a seventh term.

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Vick talks to Conn. students about dangers of dogfighting

November 28, 2010

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick urged high school students in Connecticut to show kindness toward animals on Tuesday, adding to the string of appearances he’s made since returning from a dogfighting conviction to become one of the NFL’s most exciting players.

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HBCUs revolt in Maryland over old segregation system

November 21, 2010

Has Maryland satisfied its legal obligation to dismantle remnants of its former segregated higher education system from the state’s historically black public universities? As the nation kicks off American Education Week, that is the question…

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US Rep. Davis announces bid for Chicago mayor

November 21, 2010

“I will be the mayor for all of Chicago. I will be the mayor for every racial and ethnic group, reaching out to all will be the benchmark of a Danny Davis administration,” Davis told more than 100 supporters at a downtown Chicago hotel.

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Black Colleges look to increase online Education presence

November 21, 2010

With such firsthand experience, Hill is now trying to start an online program at Lincoln. It’s one of many historically black colleges and universities that has yet to enter a booming cybereducation market that could be particularly lucrative for black colleges.

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