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President Obama Convenes Historic White House Summit with African leaders

Key information on gender parity at top Fortune 500 companies will be announced as part… More…
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African American Slave Revolts and Rebellions

PHILADELPHIA – A suburban Philadelphia school is removing “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” from its 11th grade curriculum, saying the language and portrayal of blacks makes students uncomfortable. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Friends’ Central School decided the “community costs” of reading Mark Twain’s 1885 classic outweigh the literary benefits. Art Hall, principal of the school in Wynnewood, says the book’s use of racial slurs was “challenging for some students, who felt the
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Dr John Hope Franklin on meeting Dr W E B Du Bois

Dr. John Hope Franklin describes meeting Dr, W,E.B. Du Bois for the first time in this interview with Dr. Ron Walters. He also speaks about his close friend Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Also featured are dedicated community activist Hodari Abdul Ali and one of the USA’s most talented poets and writer Ms. Laini Mataka who performs a work from her collection. Dr. John Hope Franklin was the recipient of the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute’s 2007 Paul Robeson “Here I Stand” award.
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Obama Normalizes Relations with Cuba

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…