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Minority Jobless Gap

CNBC | March 18, 2010 A new report by the Joint Economic Committee shows the struggle for jobs is particularly acute for African Americans. William Rodgers, a Rutgers professor and former Labor Dept. chief economist, and Harley Shaiken, a professor at UC Berkeley, share their insight.

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11-Year-Old Lobbies Congress for Health Care

MSNBC | March 9, 2010 At the age of 7, Marcelas Owens lost his 27-year-old mother to pulmonary hypertension after losing her job and health insurance. Now, the 11-year-old fifth grader is heading to Congress to advocate for health care reform.

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Revisiting an Experiment on Race

ABC News | March 9, 2010

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Mo’Nique on Mary Jones: “Everybody deserves to be loved.”

CNN | March 8, 2010 Last night, Mo’Nique joined an exclusive list of Oscar-winning African-American women.  She spoke backstage about what the win meant to her as well as how she felt about her villainous character in “Precious.”

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Young People Make Film about AIDS and the Black Community

via Black AIDS Institute | August 13, 2009 In “Why Us? Left Behind and Dying,” 20 Students from Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh PA work with filmmakers to discover why AIDS is ravaging the African-American Community.

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Vanessa Williams Calls “The Blind Side” Another White Savior Flick

ABC | March 7, 2010 Vanessa Williams spoke with the women of “The View” about what she felt about the Academy Award-winning film, “The Blind Side.”

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Lee Daniels on His Oscar Nominations

The Grio | March 3, 2010 Daniels: [African-Americans] have to get out of the ‘Huxtable’ mode of trying to be perfect,” Daniels said of the famous Cosby Show family. “There’s so many elements of African-American culture and families that we choose not to examine.

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Funny or Die’s Presidential Reunion

Funny or Die.com | March 3, 2010 The SNL presidents of the past join together to provide words of wisdom to President Obama.

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Obama Announces Plan to Lower High School Dropout Rates

via CNN.com | March 1, 2010 Today, President Obama attended a press conference in which he introduced a plan to address and tackle the nation’s high school dropout crises.  The new mobilization campaign is called Grad Nation and more information can be found below. On March 1, 2010, General Colin Powell, America’s Promise Alliance Chair […]

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