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March 25, 2012

Beyonce Returns to the Stage Memorial Day Weekend

Beyonce Returns to the Stage Memorial Day Weekend

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    Beyonce will be the first concert headliner to perform at Atlantic City’s newest casino. It will be her first performance since giving birth to Blue Ivy Carter on January 7. Her shows at Revel are scheduled for May 25th, 26th and 27th. Ticketmaster will begin selling seats on April 6. Revel is located on the north end of Atlantic City’s Boardwalk. It will have 1,100 hotel rooms and…

Rush Limbaugh defended Joseph Kony, Leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)

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Here is the transcript: Lord’s Resistance Army are Christians. It means God. I was only kidding. Lord’s Resistance Army are Christians. They are fighting the Muslims in Sudan. And Obama has sent troops, United States troops to remove them from the battlefield, which means kill them. That’s what the lingo means, “to help regional forces remove from the battlefield,” meaning capture or kill. So that’s a new war, a hundred troops…

Trayvon Martin Family Attorney Confident that State Charges Are Forthcoming

Trayvon Martin Family Attorney Confident that State Charges Are Forthcoming

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    An attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin said Saturday he expects that state charges will be filed against the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot dead the unarmed black teenager. Attorney Daryl Parks, in an interview by Skype with the board of the National Association of Black Journalists, said the family and its attorneys met Thursday with officials from the U.S. Justice Department. “I think the focus is not…

Republican Frontrunners, Romney & Santorum, join call for Trayvon Martin Investigation

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Republicans joined the call for an investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Friday, adding rare, bipartisan support in the racially-charged case. The main Republican presidential contenders each decried the shooting of Martin, a 17-year-old African-American, allegedly by a neighborhood watch member, and joined with President Obama and other Democrats in supporting a Department of Justice investigation into the incident. “What happened to Trayvon Martin is a tragedy….

How Will Bank of America’s “Mortgage to Lease” Program Affect African Americans?

How Will Bank of America’s “Mortgage to Lease” Program Affect African Americans?

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    Bank of America has announced a program that will let homeowners facing foreclosures stay in their homes as renters. The “Mortgage to Lease” program will start as a limited pilot program for up to 1,000 homeowners in Arizona, Nevada and New York selected by the bank. The bank said if the effort succeeds, it could be expanded to the broader group of at-risk homeowners with BofA mortgages. Homeowners…

Help end slavery in Mauritania

Help end slavery in Mauritania

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After reading CNN’s special report on Mauritania, “Slavery’s Last Stronghold,” it may seem like little can be done to end slavery in this West African country, where an estimated 10% to 20% of people are enslaved. That’s far from true, however. You can be part of the solution. Here’s how: Anti-Slavery International has set up a special donations page for a training center for escaped slaves in Mauritania’s capital, which…

Should Obama Stop Kony?

Should Obama Stop Kony?

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    The viral Kony 2012 video has propelled the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, into the world’s spotlight and conscience. On YouTube alone, more than 56 million people viewed it in its first four days. As the video created by Invisible Children shows, the LRA has created an enormous human rights and humanitarian crisis in central and east Africa. The LRA, which began as a rebel…