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Week In Review

Settlement ends Louisiana police shooting lawsuit

September 4, 2010

The widow of an elderly black man shot to death by a white police officer last year has reached a settlement with the town of Homer, La., closing a lawsuit brought by the Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC] on her behalf.

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Neicy Tribbett joins Praise 103.9 family

September 4, 2010

When you hear the last name Tribbett and Inspirational music in the same sentence you often think of famed gospel singer Tye Tribbett who has grown to international acclaim. Now Tye won’t be the only Tribbett on Praise 103.9. His mother, Neicy Tribbett, has joined the Praise 103.9 family.

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Slashed Muslim taxi driver to visit NYC mayor

August 29, 2010

Michael Enright once volunteered with a group that promotes interfaith tolerance and has supported a proposal for a mosque near ground zero — an experience distinctly at odds with what authorities say happened inside a city taxi.

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NAACP: Father’s only crime is being Black

August 29, 2010

The North Carolina and Georgia State Conferences of the NAACP, joined by the National NAACP, held a press conference tomorrow on the steps of the Georgia State Capitol to address the wrongful conviction of John McNeil by the Georgia system of ‘justice.’

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Meek beats Senate Primary challenger

August 29, 2010

Veteran Sen. John McCain sailed to nomination for a fifth term Tuesday over an Arizona challenger with tea party support, but big-spending political novice Rick Scott beat an insider in Florida’s Republican gubernatorial primary as voters split on the merits of establishment candidates vs. outsiders.

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Abbey Lincoln: A jazz singer who went her own way

August 23, 2010

In a career spanning half a century, Abbey Lincoln turned her back on the image-makers who wanted to turn her into a Marilyn Monroe in sepia. Instead, she chose to go her own way as an uncompromising jazz singer, songwriter, actress and civil-rights advocate.

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Rangel: ‘Don’t leave me swinging in the wind’

August 16, 2010

The New York Democrat and 40-year House veteran had a sharp message in dismissing fellow Democrats who, worried about election losses, want him to quit: “If I can’t get my dignity back here, then fire your best shot in getting rid of me through expulsion.”

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House ethics panel outlines charges against Waters

August 16, 2010

The House ethics committee announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against California Democrat Maxine Waters, including a charge that she requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board.

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Oasis

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Diaspora

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Stateside

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff