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February 7, 2012

Catholic Leaders Wage War Against President Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control

Catholic Leaders Wage War Against President Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control

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    Catholic leaders took their battle with the White House to the next level on Monday, vowing to challenge its decision to force Catholic institutions to cover birth control as part of the new health care law. As has been widely reported, Catholic priests railed against the decision this past Sunday in pews across the nation. Catholic leaders view the White House’s decision as an encroachment on their religious…

Theresa Deloach-Reed, First Black Woman Named Chief of Oakland Fire Department

Theresa Deloach-Reed, First Black Woman Named Chief of Oakland Fire Department

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  Beginning in March, a black woman will be at the helm of a major fire department for the first time in U.S. history. Theresa Deloach-Reed, 52, was named chief of the Oakland city fire department. Reed has been fighting fires for nearly 30 years, has seen many changes on the job and calls her appointment “exciting.” Reed is leaving her position as assistant fire chief of San Jose, California….

The President Grandma In Car Accident

The President Grandma In Car Accident

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  President Obama’s grandmother, Sarah Obama, is recovering at her home in western Kenya after surviving a car accident. “God is with me, because if you could have seen the wreckage that we came out of safe, one would wonder,” Sarah Obama said Monday, according to ABC News. Police in the town of Kisumu say the 91-year-old was traveling to her home in the village of Kogelo Saturday night when…

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

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Roland Martin of CNN and TV One fame was thrust into the middle of boiling hot sauce after the Super Bowl for some remarks he made on Twitter.   Finding himself offended by an ad featuring a nearly nude David Beckham, Martin decided to make a “lil jokey-joke” out of the situation:“If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out…