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Week In Review

Columbia, S.C. may elect first black mayor

April 19, 2010

“The response has been good. We’re encouraged,” Benjamin told BlackAmericaWeb.com. “This campaign is about building a better city – a safe city, a clean city and a city that is run well. We’re also focusing on job creation.”

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Michelle Obama visits earthquake-ravaged Haiti

April 19, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit last Tuesday to the ruins of the Haitian capital, a high-profile reminder that hundreds of thousands remain in desperate straits three months after the earthquake.

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Whitney Houston postpones more European tour dates

April 9, 2010

Whitney Houston has again pushed back the European leg of her first tour in years on the advice of doctors who are encouraging her to take time to recover from a respiratory illness, according to a statement issued last Wednesday.

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Janet Jackson set to perform at Essence Awards

April 1, 2010

Multiple Grammy Award-winning, recording artist, actress and songwriter Janet Jackson will now add another first to her iconic career when she makes her Essence Music Festival debut this Fourth of July weekend–July 2, 3 and 4–in New Orleans as the third and final headliner.

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Gwen lfill calls for greater diversity in journalism field

April 1, 2010

The host of PBS’s “Washington Week,” Ifill spoke in front of about 200 students and faculty at the Paramount Theatre as part of Emerson’s Communication Week, during which the four departments of Emerson’s School of Communication staged a series of events to discuss their respective fields.

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Woods to return to golf at the Masters

March 19, 2010

“The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect,” Woods said in a statement. “After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I’m ready to start my season at Augusta.”

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