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Back To School With The HistoryMakers brings African American leaders into Florida – area schools

HistoryMakers across the nation for the 3rd Annual Back To School With The HistoryMakers program ...

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Black Women’s Roundtable

Black Women's Roundtable   Shifts the Focus to the Issues and Voting Power of Black Women   at the Republican and Democratic Conventions   Black women discuss the power of the sister voter during the DNC. Pictured (L-R) Glynda C. Carr, Higher Heights for America; Rev. Leah Daughtry (at podium), On These Things; Hazel Dukes, NAACP; Clayola Brown, A. Philip Randolph Institute; Melanie L. Campbell, NCBCP/Black ...

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida A&M University (FAMU) Interim President Larry Robinson moved swiftly today ordering the immediate suspension of the Torque Dance Team following an alleged off-campus hazing incident.  FAMU received an anonymous report today that the alleged incident occurred during the Labor Day weekend.  According to the Office of Student Activities, the organization was inactive since Decem ...

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THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, Sept. 4, 2012.........A Miami federal judge has found that Florida is violating the constitutional rights of American-born children of illegal immigrants by requiring them to pay higher tuition rates than other students at state colleges and universities. The case, spearheaded by the Southern Poverty Law Center, centers on students who live in Florida and are U.S. citizens, despite ...

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Democrats try to rev up Obama enthusiasm at convention

Democrats open their national convention Tuesday offering President Barack Obama as America's best chance to revive the ragged U.S. economy and asking voters to be patient with incomplete results so far. Michelle Obama, in her opening-night speech, aims to give people a very personal reminder of "the man that he was before he was president." "The truth is that he has grown so much, but in terms of his core ...

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Crist’s shadow looms over republican convention

Charlie Crist appeared to be on the cusp of completing his most dramatic political conversion, with news emerging Monday that the former Republican governor would speak next week at the Democratic National Convention. ...

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Scott in first crisis moment, picks governing over politics

Scott, facing his first potential big crisis as governor, avoided what could have been a major test as Tropical Storm Isaac blew by the state on its way to northwestern Gulf Coast ...

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Report: Nearly half of all senior citizens in U.S. die broke

About 46 percent of U.S. senior citizens die with less than $10,000 in total financial assets, according to James Poterba of MIT, Steven Venti of Dartmouth College and David A. Wise of Harvard University, the co-authors of the study. ...

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Crist backs Obama in latest move away from GOP

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on Sunday (Aug. 26, 2012) urged voters to support President Barack Obama ...

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