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Chicago-Midwest

Congressman Rush says Rahm Emanuel TV Ads Insult Black Community During Black History Month

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Marksallen

One of the first community organizers to work with Barack Obama in Chicago for over 20 years. Now Associate Editor of The South Street Journal Newspaper and 37 year activist/journalist, recently selected as 2010 Who's Who In Black Chicago. 312-624-8351 or 773-392-0165

While the  media has made hea
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Chicago-Midwest

Huffington, ABC Latest To Mislead Voters On Carol Moseley Braun's Campaign - They Did It to Harold, now on Carol

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Marksallen

One of the first community organizers to work with Barack Obama in Chicago for over 20 years. Now Associate Editor of The South Street Journal Newspaper and 37 year activist/journalist, recently selected as 2010 Who's Who In Black Chicago. 312-624-8351 or 773-392-0165

The Huff
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In Celebration of an American Month of History

Speech at Toyota Motor Sales –USA -Erlanger, Kentucky
-February 7, 2011

By Rodney D. Coates*

First of all I would like to thank Mr. James E. Lentz President & Chief Operating Officer Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. and Mr. Sylvester Ogletree and the African American Collaborative and the Awareness Committee for inviting to speak to you today as you kick off your black history celebrations. As I began preparing, I thought it might be prudent to see just who Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. was and in what w

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Chicago-Midwest

 

Yesterday the three leading Black candidates for Chicago Mayor met to discuss the possibility oftheir uniting around one, and while other Black leaders did not publicly respondwith any specific scenario to shape a united front, I am glad that I DIDpublicly offer one and STILL it was the best scenario to ADD to the Blackpolitical base and not lose ANY hard fought Black political seniority at theState and Federallevels.

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Chicago-Midwest


Why Carol Moseley Braun Should Be The New Consensus Candidate From The Black Community -- If Saving Black Political Seniority and  Making New Black Political History Are Factors

Last week on radio station WVON several Black political analysts and journalists and the three leading Black candidates were asked to discuss a scenario that would make one of them the stronger candidate by which the other two could unites around, yet no one actually produced a real scenario to consider, so I am putting f
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Georgia





As a Social Studies teacher, this story hit home. For those who don't know, Texas recently approved some changes to its social studies curriculum. Changes include:

  1. Capitalism is now--Free enterprise system. (negative--Capitalist Pig)
  2. Thomas Jefferson is dropped because he coined the "separation of church and state" phrase.
  3. Efforts to include Hispanic/Latino heroes were defeated
  4. Students will now learn about the violent stance of the Black Panthers right along with the non-violent approach of MLK.
  5. NRA
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An American Black Woman Identified As An Immortal

This one just in time for Black History Month...how a Black woman has been 'used' for years in medical research and has been identified as an 'immortal'...according to a new book. The story comes from Smithsonian.com...***********************************************Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ CellsJournalist Rebecca Skloot’s new book investigates how a poor black tobacco farmer had a groundbreaking impact on modern medicineBy Sarah ZielinskiSmithsonian.com, January 22, 2010Medical researchers us
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N’COBRA Northeast Region and historical society establishes a collaboration for racial healingby Ari MerrretazonIf you missed the N'COBRA's November 20th REOS (Reparations Education and Organizational Spotlight) at the Cliveden Museum House in Philadelphia , believe me someone you know was there. It was a day of recognition, education, and the official signing of the memorandum of understanding between the national Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America , known as N'COBRA, and the Clived
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Written by Robert HightowerThursday, 13 August 2009 22:59 Philadelphia TribuneLocal activists want to have a say in how officials at the Cliveden House educates the public about the history of the estate.After endless digging and research by the members of the Cliveden of the National Trust, papers detailing the trade and ownership of slaves by the house’s owner, Benjamin Chew, were recently discovered.Members of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America sat down with officials
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Empowering Our Daughters

KUUMBA PROMOS & PR SERVICESc/o Asinia Lukata Chikuyu/Founder/Project CoordinatorPost Office Box 11095Jackson, Mississippi 39283-1095phone 601/957-2969 or 601.982.0795 [fax#] - email - afrikan_tbt@yahoo.comMonday, May 18, 2009Press Release:For Immediate UseContact: Aki Lukata - 601.957.2969 or 601.982.0861Call for Abstracts/Papers2009 Sistahood Town Hall Meeting“Changing Me! Changing You” - Part 1 & 2Saturday - June 27, 2009 & Saturday - December 12, 20098:30am - 1:30 pmJackson, MississippiTraine
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Reparations 101:The Context Card

Reparations 101:The Context CardBy Minister Ari S. Merretazon, M.S.CED, Board Member, Northeast Representative,National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA)Too many people in high, middle, and low places in America are still in denial about the crimes against humanity represented by the monstrous destruction of human life, culture, and human possibilities called The Holocaust of African Enslavement and Trade.This human tragedy covers a continuum from 1440 to the present.Often
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South
This edition is the first of four; which will be posted each Sunday from now until March 01, 2009. the participation is open to all who blog. we have 15+ categories to accommodate almost every subject. Please Feel Free to Submit A Blog to be included in our Black History Month Blog Carnival.You never know how much you missed if you don't take a peek. some of our bloggers are the top of the top on the Internet. We are very happy with the turnout, and are looking forward to increasing it next week
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South


What About Black History Month, Makes it Deserve a Blog Carnival -

Since we're celebrating the election and soon to be inauguration of Barack Obama as the nations 44th president. Do We All Remember the road that led him there ?

as our contribution to History - During the month of February 2009 BadGalsRadio will sponsor the 2009' Black History Month Blog Carnival.

With your help and research we can compile the rest of our history and complete the history of America; to include All It's History. Bec

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In 1991, the Soviet Union and communism collapsed and now with the severe contraction in credit markets, capitalism is in similarly deep trouble; and. Fuller's 1981 prediction about the demise of the world's power structures certainly cannot be good news for those who attended the 56 th Bilderberg meeting held June 5-8 in Chantilly , VA.The Bilderberger are believed by many to be the world's ruling elite, those who determine the world's direction—at least the western world's, as attendees are ov
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West

Global Presence!

In the Name of AllahAs-Salaam Alaikum,"THE EARTH BELONGS TO THE BLACK MAN!"...Elijah Muhammad, Messenger of AllahAfter reading Dr. Runoko Rashidi's reflections regarding his trip to Myannmar it occured to me thatDr. Rashidi has done a great service to our Nation of People through his extensive travels and studiesthroughout the years. He goes where most of us are unable to go. He gives us eyewitness accountsof peoples and places from the prespectives which reflect "OUR" point-of-iew --- as oppose
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