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NAACP Will Complain to UN About US Voting Rights Issue

Student Dream partnered with Howard University to present a pitch competition at which eight students… More…
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“Possession” Award-Winning Nat Turner Short Film

http://www.lionheart-filmworks.com Produced for the 2010 Richmond 48 Hour Film Festival – An original short film written by Baron Blakely & Directed by Kevin Hershberger. Starring Tyhm Kennedy as the legendary Virginian Nat Turner, this story touches on the brutal reality of the 1831 Southampton, Virginia Slave Revolt. Visit the fan/info page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Possession-the-Film/138238199529745?ref=ts
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Brazil: Possible human rights setback if opposition wins vote

Natalie Cofield hopes her Urban Co-Lab facility will attract multicultural technology businesses and renew the… http://www.blackenterprise.com/technology/co-working-facility-in-austin-tx-hopes-to-foster-community-renewal-through-innovation/
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5 Poems by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Langston Hughes’ grand uncle, John Mercer Langston, was the first black congressman elected from Virginia in 1888. Born James Mercer Langston Hughes February 1, 1902, both of his parents were of mixed race. His mother Carrie (Caroline) Mercer Langston was a school teacher. His father, James Nathaniel Hughes, left the family when Langston was a child.
After his parents separated, Langston was raised by his maternal grandmother, Mary Patterson, in Lawrence,
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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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5 Poems by Langston Hughes

The 2011 Haitian presidential election of was full of surprises. Grammy Award-winning artist Pras Michel had convinced his good friend and well-known Haitian singer Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly to run for office, then he heard that another famous Haitian musician had thrown his hat into the ring — his former Fugees bandmate Wyclef Jean.
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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…