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Week In Review

Embattled Obama declares in speech, ‘I don’t quit’

January 29, 2010

Declaring “I don’t quit,” President Barack Obama fought to recharge his embattled presidency with a State of the Union vow to get jobless millions back to work and stand on the side of Americans angry at Wall Street greed and Washington bickering. Defiant despite stinging setbacks, he said he would fight on for ambitious overhauls of health care, energy and education.

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Republicans cite Lott in calling for Reid to quit

January 21, 2010

A double standard? Republicans seeking Sen. Harry Reid’s resignation as majority leader over racial remarks he made about Barack Obama say yes — that Reid should be held to the same standard as former GOP Sen. Trent Lott, whose own racial gaffes cost him the Senate leadership in 2002.

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Eunice Walker Johnson 1916-2010 Fashion, publishing icon, philanthropist dies at 93

January 11, 2010

Fashion and business icon Eunice Johnson, widow of Johnson Publishing Company founder John Johnson, died last Sunday. She was 93. “It certainly was surprising news to hear, even though she was up there in years,” said Bryan Monroe, former editor of Ebony magazine. “She was really a passionate, energetic matriarch of the (Johnson Publishing) family.”

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‘227’ actress Alaina Reed Hall-Amini dies

December 30, 2009

EURweb.com

Actress/singer Alaina Reed Hall-Amini has died. She was 63.

At press time, details of her death are still sketchy, but according to the blog Afrobella, the cause is believed to be related to breast cancer.

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