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Former Black Panther Geronimo Pratt dies

June 13, 2011

Former Black Panther Party leader Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt, whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he maintained he did not commit, has died. He was 63.

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Black female dean makes history at Univ. Of Maryland

June 13, 2011

The University of Maryland has appointed Bonnie Thornton Dill dean of one of its largest colleges, Arts and Humanities. Dill, long-time chair of women’s studies, is expected to serve until June 30, 2013. She is the first woman to hold the post…

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The stupidity of Black “colorism”

June 6, 2011

The rapidly diversifying American landscape means growing ethnic tensions between Blacks and Latinos and Blacks and Asians, as well. This is right, of course—many African-Americans do still suffer prejudice at the hands of other races.

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Amid search, Joplin turns attention to rebuilding

May 30, 2011

Rescue and recovery work in Joplin was shadowed by uncertainty Wednesday as crews still hoping to find survivors combed areas that had already been searched several times and engineers entered the battered Joplin hospital where the tornado killed five to see if it could be salvaged.

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Tornado confirmed in Carbon County, Pa.

May 30, 2011

Last Monday night at about 7:25 P.M., an area of showers and thunderstorms spawned an EF-0 tornado in Franklin Township, Carbon County, Pa. The tornado had winds estimated at 75 mph, a maximum path width of 50 yards, and a path length of 0.2 miles.

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Decline in abortions seen in black women

May 30, 2011

New Guttmacher research finds that abortion rates declined among most groups of women between 2000 and 2008. However, one notable exception was poor women (those with family incomes less than 100% of the federal poverty level).

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