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  1. My HorizonsTHE High Moral GroundRead the original story

    58 min ago | American Reporter

    I was disappointed to learn that I had missed Men's History Month this January, also known as MANuary. I blame it on the fact that I thought I knew when it was, and I just didn't look at the calendar or ask for directions.


  2. Market MoverTHE Oil and Gas Monster that Ate AmericaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    When we finally get far enough down the road on health care reform, it will become clear that a driving force in the intensity of the fight was a heart attack. Not the medical kind.


  3. Obama pitches for votes on black radioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person. African-American turnout will be vital to Democrats' hopes in states such as Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana and North Carolina that will help determine control of the Senate.


  4. Painter and photographer John Osler has an eye for 'the real heroes of Detroit'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro Times

    When you shop at DeVries Cheese in Eastern Market on a Saturday morning, you might have a bit of a wait, or attempt careful maneuvering, to get in. The shop is almost always packed with happy customers all jockeying for a place at the cheese counter, or for a delicious sample.


  5. The President Turns To Radio For HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Radio Ink

    Sensing he sees the Senate slipping from the grasp of the Democrats, President Obama turned to radio Tuesday to try to turn out more voters. He appeared on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Al Sharpton's program Tuesday.


  6. Television in Brief for October 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    "Saturday Night Live" is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.


  7. 'SNL' adds black woman to cast from writers roomRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    'Saturday Night Live' is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.


  8. President Obama says Democrat candidates support him, even if they don't want to campaign with himRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    President Obama told radio host Al Sharpton Monday that he doesn't mind when Democratic congressional candidates don't invite him to campaign with them because he knows they support him and his polices anyway. While in the past few weeks some Democratic candidates have said privately that the president's sinking approval ratings are to blame for the dearth of invitations to battleground states, the president said there's nothing personal in a campaign trail snub.


  9. Liberal Democrats support racist minimum wage lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Minimum wage laws originate from a culture of racism and discrimination against African-American workers since they gained their freedom from slavery. The minimum wage laws were enacted to prevent African-American labor from undercutting white workers in the labor market.


  10. Mark Levin: Dems Need a 'Good Swift Kick in the Ass' on Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Conservative radio host Mark Levin joined Sean Hannity on Fox News tonight to take on midterm season. And they briefly addressed some issues they have with Republicans, like the fact that they're "timid" and squandering a great opportunity to do better in the midterm elections.


  11. Mark Levin: Democrats Need 'A Good, Swift Kick In The Ass In This Election' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    What does conservative radio host Mark Levin think Democrats need come Nov. 4? As he put it rather simply, "they need to get a good swift kick in the ass." Appearing on "Hannity" Tuesday, the flame-throwing host remarked that under President Barack Obama, "this country's gone to hell" and said that he expects the president to go "full Mussolini" during his final two years in office.


  12. Public college enrollment up in Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... a 10-year trend. UW also notes that 4.5 percent of state resident students in the freshman class are African-American, which equals the proportion of African-American students in Washington's public schools. A national and statewide focus on college ...


  13. KC's Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a special part of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento



  14. UT Leader Helping to Mold Young LatinosRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | La Prensa

    Oct. 24, 2014: 33-year old Jose Rosales is the kind of guy others count on to help them realize their dreams-and he's about to get a chance to his own dream to directly help his peers. The program is aimed at helping students to navigate college life, designed to enhance their transition to the university setting, and to assist them to become successful in their academic pursuits.


  15. White House to red-state Democrats: Don't blame Precious if you loseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... or Latino voter who loves The One, naturally you should want to protect his toadies. (A DNC ad running in African-American newspapers features the slogan "GET HIS BACK" next to a photo of Obama.) The GOP nationalized the election among ...


  16. Slavery In America: Back In The HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    People think they know everything about slavery in the United States, but they don't. They think the majority of African slaves came to the American colonies, but they didn't.


  17. Unpleasant T&T/J'ca tangoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    In that angry mood, the minister had earlier authorised "no entry" into this country of 13 Jamaican citizens that had evoked a warning from Jamaica's Foreign Minister Nicholson that Minister Griffith should "refrain from continuing to muddy the integration waters" "Muddying of Caricom's integration waters'' - read that to mean refusal to adhere to policies and arrangements consistent with official commitment to freedom of intra-regional movement - is a recurring problem. It often affects more than Jamaica and T&T but with Jamaicans and Guyanese being worse affected Caricom nationals in this country, according to official data.


  18. GRCC board candidate draws sharp questions for his 2001 book, 'Letters from Perverse University'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Candidates at Tuesday's forum for Grand Rapids Community College's Board of Trustees race answered a lot of questions - from why they were running, the challenges surrounding student success, and what role trustees should play at the institution. But when it came to the audience question-and-answer session, no one took more heat from the crowd - nearly all of whom were faculty and staff - than James Harvey.


  19. Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, MinnesotaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband's rise to president to help re-elect Democrats in Minnesota. Mrs. Obama headlined a get-out-the-vote rally for Sen. Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton in a north Minneapolis high school Tuesday afternoon.


  20. Political TV Ad Claims Obama Is Bad for African AmericansRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... ads portraying their opponent as weak on border security. In Georgia, where Democrats hope a large African-American electorate could boost Senate candidate Michelle Nunn in her competitive race against Republican David Perdue, the state Democratic ...