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Week In Review

Bernice King to step down as New Birth elder

June 6, 2011

The Rev. Bernice King will announce on a radio show Tuesday that she is stepping down as an elder at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, an action apparently unrelated to Bishop Eddie Long’s recent settlement of four sexual misconduct lawsuits.

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Manning Marable’s Malcolm X book (part two)

June 6, 2011

I would submit that is exactly what those agencies would do in this case! To assume that because you are given “access” to certain information, that save information is not “cooked,” as people around law enforcement say, is to labor in deep naiveté as to whom you are dealing with!

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Marable estate suide over Malcolm X bio

May 30, 2011

On what would have been the 86th birthday of Malcolm X, criminal defense attorney and former Plainfield, NJ Mayor Mark Fury filed a $50 Million lawsuit against Columbia University, Viking Press and the estate of Manning Marable regarding Marable’s posthumously published biography…

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Manning Marable’s Malcolm X book (part one)

May 30, 2011

On March 30, I waited for a car that Manning Marable was supposed to send to pick me up at my house so that we could meet later that day in his office at Columbia University because he wanted to interview me as part of an oral history project.

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Pa. lawsuits: Whites told they can’t teach blacks

May 23, 2011

The teachers work at a predominantly black elementary school that has a recent history of racial tension. Their lawsuits say that a former principal had them read an article that said “white teachers do not have the ability to teach African-American students.”

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Justice Clarence Thomas takes aim at court’s critics

May 23, 2011

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opened up to an audience of attorneys in his home state of Georgia on Tuesday, comparing critics of the bench to die-hard sports fans and wondering aloud whether they suffer from a “disease of illiteracy or laziness.”

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The Obama deception: Why Cornel West went ballistic

May 23, 2011

Perhaps there was never much of a struggle in Obama’s heart. Perhaps West only provided a moral veneer. Perhaps the dark heart of Emanuel was always the dark heart of Obama. Only Obama knows. But we know how the play ends. West is banished like honest Kent in “King Lear.”

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AP-GfK poll: Obama approval hits 60 percent

May 15, 2011

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit its highest point in two years — 60 percent — and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll taken after U.S. forces killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

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