Monday, May 16, 2011

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African-American - News May 16, 2011

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73-Year-Old Grad Student (WCTV Tallahassee)
Fair Overcast Overcast Updated: 10:13 AM May 15, 2011 73-Year-Old Grad Student For Burlyce Logan, graduating from the University of North Texas will be the milestone of a lifetime.

Box Office: Bridesmaids Steals Thor's Thunder
Box Office: Bridesmaids Steals Thor's Thunder (Time)
The numbers say Thor won the weekend, again taking moviegoers to that Norse altar in the sky and winning the North American box office with $34.5 million, according to early studio estimates, for its second week at the top of the heap.

First lady welcomed at historically black college (Salon)
Spelman College graduating senior Vivian Aguayo, 20, of Silver Spring, Md., uses her mobile phone while waiting to participate in her commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Ga.

Greenville photographer's images to be displayed at Smithsonian (The Clarion-Ledger)
One photograph can fill a museum, or at least an important chunk of it. In a stars-aligned way, this portrait has: Myra Wilson of Greenville, probably in her early 20s.

Oakland Effect: A Conversation with John Rich (Contra Costa Times)
This is an excerpt from reporter Scott Johnson's blog, which focuses on the impact of violence and trauma on the community.

The Red and the Black (Arkansas Online)
On Memorial Day 2009, my mother and I had the house to ourselves. She is a retired doctor and 35 years ago was the first African American woman to open a private medical practice in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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