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Ras Baraka – Son of Amiri Baraka – Mayor of Newark

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Beyond ‘Black Power,’ recounting the under-told story of Stokely Carmichael

(Photo courtesy of ABC/Bob D’Amico) Following the success of an impressive network debut, ABC’s standout series Black-ish steps into its second season having secured a spot amongst the most celebrated shows on television. Anchored by the dynamic, Emmy-nominated duo of Anthony Anderson (Dre) and Tracee Ellis-Ross (Rainbow), the cleverly insightful sitcom brilliantly brings to life the different experiences of a hard-working family battling with the challenges of first-generation affluence —
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Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin Meets the Press

Mayor Franklin discusses the public safety and economic challenges for Atlanta in 2009, and her plans to leave Atlanta economically sound at the end of her term. She points to the way the people of Atlanta tackled their water infrastructure problems as an example of the city’s can-do attitude.
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