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Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher

[caption id="attachment_7602" align="alignleft" width="267"] Sojourner Truth[/caption] Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher Taking from Web     The woman we know as Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York as Isabella Baumfree (after her father’s owner, Baumfree). She was sold several times, and while owned by the John Dumont family in Ulster County, married Thomas, another of Dumont’s slaves. She ...

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Louis Farrakhan (born Louis Eugene Walcott; May 11, 1933) is the National Representative of the Nation of Islam.

He is an advocate for Black interests, and a critic of American society. ...

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Substance abuse fuels incarceration rates for Black men

A recent study reports that treating substance abusers, especially African Americans, could save the nation billions of dollars at a time when all eyes are glued to debates over how to solve the country’s national debt. ...

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King Center’s 2013 MLK Holiday Observance kicks off 50th anniversary of ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech with the Salute to Greatness Dinner

[caption id="attachment_7517" align="alignleft" width="144"] Bernice King[/caption] King Center’s 2013 MLK Holiday Observance kicks off 50th anniversary of ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech with the Salute to Greatness Dinner Focus on the need for world-wide peace and nonviolence in our local communities Submitted by Steve Klein      Atlanta, GA — The King Center has announced plans for the 2013 observance of the bir ...

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Mamie Rearden: Oldest Living US Citizen Dies At 114

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday. Mamie Rearden of Edgefield, who held the title as the country’s oldest person for about two weeks, died Wednesday at a hospital in Augusta, Ga., said Sara Rearden of Burtonsville, Md., and Janie Ruth Osborne of Edgefield. They said their mother broke her hip after a fall about three weeks ...

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FAMU HAZING CONTROLS WERE WEAK

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA By BRANDON LARRABEE THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 28, 2012..........Safeguards against hazing at Florida A&M University were not strong enough in the lead-up to the 2011 death of drum major Robert Champion, but inflammatory accusations that university leaders recklessly ignored calls for action by the former band director can't be proven, according to a new report by a F ...

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Twas’ 11 days before Christmas…

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven’s gate. ...

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Unemployed Black woman pretends to be white, job offers suddenly skyrocket

At times, I would mark off that I was a Black female, but then I thought, this might be hurting my chances of getting employed, so I started selecting the “decline to identify” option instead. That still had no effect on my getting a job ...

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NRA blames everything except guns: Outdated video games, hurricanes and corporate media led to New Town

In a news conference repeatedly interrupted by protesters blaming the NRA for “killing our kids,” LaPierre shoveled out blame far and wide, going after reporters for glorifying killers like Adam Lanza, violent movies, video games, and music videos. ...

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National Rifle Association misfires again

National Rifle Association finally revealed last week what it was willing to do to help curb gun violence in schools, it fired a blank. ...

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