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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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GOP asserts new strength, targets Obama programs

November 14, 2010

Victorious at the polls, congressional Republicans asserted their newfound political strength on Thursday, vowing to seek a quick $100 billion in federal spending cuts and force repeated votes on the repeal of President Barack Obama’s prized health care overhaul.

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Black leaders tap Davis as pick for Chicago mayor

November 14, 2010

A coalition of Black leaders has selected U.S. Rep. Danny Davis as its preferred candidate for mayor of Chicago, but there are no guarantees that the choice will deliver the unity, or the votes, that the group was created to ensure.

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