Tag: Black News

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National

Cain convenes meeting to plot strategy

HERMAN CAIN (AP Photo/Joe Burbank) by Paul Steinhauser and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — Herman Cain, the former pizza executive who briefly led the pack of GOP 2012 presidential hopefuls, convened a gathering of Republicans Monday with the goal of devising a strategy to convince fellow African-Americans to join the party.

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Opinion

Rolling with Roland Martin

ROLAND MARTIN by William Reed (NNPA)–CNN contributor Roland Martin, who departed the network on April 6, has been named the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) 2013 Journalist of the Year.

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Entertainment

Civil Rights Group launches petition urging Fox to drop ‘Cops’

BAD BOYS, WATCHA GONNA DO?– This series features police officers, constables and sheriffs’ deputies patrolling streets for car thieves, drug pushers, sex-trade workers, violent thugs and anyone else who dares step onto the wrong side of the law. New York, NY – ColorOfChange.org and its members are urging FOX, and corporate advertisers of the television show COPS, to make the 25th season of show its last in primetime.

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National

Barbs of racism, anti-Semitism in NY school clash

SYMBOLIC STAND–Supporters of public schools turn their backs on the East Ramapo school board during a meeting on March 19, in Spring Valley, N.Y. Allegations of racism and anti-Semitism are afflicting the district, where the board is dominated by ultra-Orthodox Jews and the public school children are mostly Black and Hispanic. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald) by Jim Fitzgerald Associated Press Writer SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — School board meetings descend into shouting matches. Accusations of racism and anti-Semitism fly. Angry parents turn their backs on board members in a symbolic stand of disrespect.