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2:17 AM / Sunday July 5, 2020

Stateside

Limbaugh advertisers keep heading for the exits

March 12, 2012

Forty-seven advertisers and two radio stations including one in Hawaii dropped his show after he called a law student a “slut” and a “prostitute.” One of the most popular radio shows in the country on Monday lost advertisers including AOL Inc. and Tax Resolution Services Co.

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President Obama challenges governors to invest in education

March 5, 2012

President Obama delivered remarks to the National Governors Association (NGA) where he challenged governors across the nation to do their part to ensure American students and workers have the education and training they need so that we have a workforce prepared for the jobs of the 21st century.

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Black churches losing political power

March 5, 2012

According to Emory University Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Leo Owens the political engagement of majority black congregations in historically black churches has lessened, specifically in the Obama years.

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Studies: Blacks devalued from birth

March 5, 2012

From birth, society places a different value on white Americans and black Americans, studies show. That belief – combined with the sense of hopelessness that poverty can bring – can wage war on young souls, said Ronnie Crudup, senior pastor for the New Horizon Church that ministers to those in urban Jackson, Miss.

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The Faith of Our Fathers: Reflections on the Black Church

March 5, 2012

Black History month often reminds me of the brutal past we have endured as a people. The common thread we all share is that of a people forcibly removed from a continent and their respective nations. They were brought here across the Atlantic to serve as human chattel.

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Monitoring of Muslim students sparks outrage

February 27, 2012

Yale University and student groups are condemning the monitoring of Muslim college students across the Northeast by the New York Police Department, while Rutgers University and leaders of Muslim groups are calling for investigations.

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President Obama speaks at the National Museum of African American History and Culture groundbreaking

February 27, 2012

ABOVE PHOTO: President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture site in Washington, D. C., Feb. 22, 2012. First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event with the President and other participants included: former First Lady Laura Bush; Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray; Rep. John Lewis,…

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White teacher sues to use “N” word in class

February 27, 2012

Use of the “N” word in a public school setting, even if it is part of the lesson, is being played out in Chicago. A 48-year-old teacher has filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago public schools district after being suspended without pay for five days for using the “n-word” as a part of a lesson…

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