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Monthly Archives: April 2010

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Going Green Is a Balancing Act

“Are you doing your part?” and “Save the planet.” During Earth Week, we’ll being hearing a lot of these phrases, both part of “going green” and saving our worn down environment. But hey…why is the focus of this wildfire movement limited to the abused natural resources? Don’t get me wrong I am all for living […]

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Corporate Thuggin’: Goldman Sachs, Gordon Gekko, and Greed

Webster’s dictionary defines thug as a “ brutal ruffian or assassin”. In other words, he/she is a ruthless badass that nefariously pushes and breaks laws to achieve their desired ends. Today when the word thug is mentioned, many people conjure up images of young ethnic looking men, with baggy pants, an “I don’t give a damn” attitude, and […]

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College Student Attack a Hate Crime?

CNN | April 20, 2010 The student body president of California State University, Chico, was recovering Monday from stab wounds suffered in what police believe was a hate crime, officials said. Joseph Igbineweka, who was born in Nigeria, was stabbed early Sunday while walking in a Chico neighborhood near the college where mostly students reside, […]

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Weekly News Roundup

April 12, 2010 – April 18, 2010

Closing the Educational Divide Matthew Mcgowan, Avalanche-Journal, April 18, 2010 Troubled youths succeed, alcohol awareness, Milton High goes back to the ’80s Carmen Paige, Pensacola News Journal, April 17, 2010 Kansas Wildscape Hires New Youth Programs Coordinator Staff Writer, Kansas City InfoZine, April 17, 2010 Anti-violence group’s work on hold Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun, […]

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Negro Is, Negro Ain’t: On Erica Jong’s Version of Oprah

Last week, Erica Jong wrote the most random “book review” (or something) I have ever read in my life.  In her Huffington Post blog, Jong, apparently charged with discussing Kitty Kelley’s recently published unauthorized biography of Oprah Winfrey, essentially writes about knowing both Winfrey and Kelley, and admits that she hasn’t actually finished the text […]

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How to Save Minority Youth: Nice White Lady

MadTV

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Jobs: Biggest Issue Facing Blacks

MSNBC | April 18, 2010

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Black Men and the 2010 Census

New America Media | 2010 New America Media talk to young Black men about the upcoming Census.

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Better Communities Equal Better Schools?

Morning Joe – MSNBC

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The Black Eyed Peas, and The ART of Selling Out…

How the Black Eyed Peas shamelessly sold out…and why it was the best idea EVER.

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