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  1. Dem Sen. Landrieu takes heat for comments about Southern votersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Fox News

    Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is taking heat after she implied she is struggling in her re-election campaign because she is a woman, and President Obama is unpopular in her state because he is African-American. The Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday that Landrieu, who is engaged in a tight race to keep her Senate seat, made the comments in an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd.


  2. Dido & Aeneas , Bluebeard's Castle in a Duo at LA OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Switched

    ... comedy comes from the combo of a sorceress and two witches sung by an improbable assemblage of three African-American countertenors, led by recent Operalia winner John Holiday (the sorceress) with G. Thomas Allen and Darryl Taylor. Dressed in pitch ...


  3. Stone Mountain Jack and Jill takes a stand on bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | On Common Ground News

    Jacob Jordan, 17, says he's often the butt of a lot of black jokes at Chamblee High School, where he's a senior. He says at Chamblee, where there is a melting pot of students from various cultures, he's picked on for not being what his peers considers a typical black.


  4. GoLocalProv | Politics | Finneran: Too Old, Too White, Too Male To Understand….Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Go Local

    Can someone please tell me why parents would allow their young children---girls specifically---to be degraded by adults? And while we're at it, could someone explain the concept of "too white" or "not black enough"? Too white for what? Or too black for what? Didn't't we fight a bloody Civil War about such idiocy? Let's start with the little girls and their shameful excuses for parents. A crappy rip off T-shirt company has put together an ad that features cute little girls prancing around and dropping multiple F-bombs while hustling T-shirts under the guise of social justice.


  5. Joseph Perkins: Democrats' real problem with voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    "We affirm that this struggle must, and will, go on in the cause of our nation's quest for justice until every eligible American has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules or practice." - Attorney General Eric Holder "Jim Crow had a son called James Crow Jr., Esquire.


  6. Peterson: Having lunch with Menino felt like familyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    ... that he was going to make its revitalization one of his major projects," Woodson added. "From then on the African-American community showed their appreciation. He never got less than 70 percent of the black vote." Over the years new schools - one ...


  7. Be An Uncle Tom for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    History has a way of illuminating basic truths. To a certain degree, we can look at documented events and understand how we've arrived at our present.


  8. Sen. Landrieu's remarks on race anger RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    Republicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race. In an interview with NBC News on Thursday, Landrieu was quoted as saying that the South "has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans."


  9. The Democrats' Achilles' HeelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    I read a shocking headline today: "Ex-Con: Most Black Youths See Obama As 'Deadbeat' Leader." Is this an obvious outlier, or could there be something to this? The ex-con referred to in the headline is Paul McKinley, a member of Voices of the Ex-Offender, which is described as a grass-roots group of former inmates.


  10. Barbara White TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Barbara White Turner, 79, of 11275 Market St., Russell, Pa., died at 7:27 p.m. Wednesday , at her residence.


  11. Sen Landrieu Calls Obama 'Very Positive Light'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Dallas Blog

    Apparently, Sen. Mary Landrieu believes her messiah is President Barry Obama. She anointed the unpopular President as a "very positive light."


  12. Dietary patterns of children vary according to socioeconomic backgrounds of mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    You have to be at least 2 years old to be covered by U.S. dietary guidelines. For younger babies, no official U.S. guidance exists other than the general recommendation by national and international organizations that mothers exclusively breastfeed for at least the first six months.


  13. Mary Landrieu Says Louisiana Voters RacistRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Intelligent US Politics

    Louisiana Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu says Louisiana voters racist and sexist. Landrieu said Thursday she thinks one of the reasons she is losing her campaign for re-election is that the state that voted her into office is racist and sexist.


  14. Southern Shockwave: Mary Landrieu Blames Obama's Unpopularity on RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    In comments sure to cascade into regional races across the South, embattled Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu told NBC's Chuck Todd on Thursday that Southern racism is to blame for President Barack Obama's unpopularity. "Let me be very, very honest with you," said Landrieu.


  15. On NBC, Dem Senator Blames Obama Disapproval in South on Not Being...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    On Thursday's NBC Nightly News , Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu told NBC News political director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd that President Barack Obama is unpopular in the South because the region "has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans" and thus "[i]t's been a difficult time for the President to present himself in a very positive light as a leader." Prior to Landrieu's remarks, Todd emphasized that the one thing he learned while on a bus tour meeting voters was "that the most omnipresent person on the campaign trail is somebody you don't see on the campaign trail" in President Barack Obama.


  16. Re: Congresswoman Barbara Lee: Celebrate Civil Rights on November 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsOne

    The court allowed Texas' controversial new voter ID law to stand, a decision that will restrict the voices of African Americans, Latinos, seniors, the poor, and students. case, there has been a systematic and coordinated effort to impose restrictive and discriminatory laws and practices to suppress voter participation amongst minorities and the socio-economically disadvantaged .


  17. The Hispanic ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  18. Sunday voting draws thousands in two metro countiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    The "Souls to the Polls" voting drive drew nearly 8,000 to the polls in DeKalb and Fulton counties on Sunday, Oct. 26. In DeKalb County, 3,889 of the county's 450,000 registered voters went to the polls, while in Fulton, 4,122 of the county's more than 600,000 registered voters made their voices heard during the Sunday Voting day. "We're excited about any opportunity to allow people to cast their ballot.


  19. Mona Charen: The Outsourcing CanardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... die and Obama will be impeached. These smears demand a response - not because Republicans hope to win the African-American vote, but as a matter of political hygiene. And yes, someday, the right candidates from Lincoln's party may be able to carve ...


  20. Democrats Relying On Black Pastors - And Racial Fear - In Georgia Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... numbers at the polls in non-presidential election years. "If they were to hit 30 percent of the vote being African-American, they're in the game," Ralph Reed, the Republican political operative in Atlanta and longtime Christian conservative ...