Tuesday, May 24, 2011

African-American - News

African-American - News May 24, 2011

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Vitamin D Levels Low In African-Americans With Multiple Sclerosis (MediLexicon)
African-Americans who have multiple sclerosis have lower vitamin D levels than African-Americans who don't have the disease, according to a study published in the May 24, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Tuskegee Airmen Speak at RCI
Tuskegee Airmen Speak at RCI (1490 WBEX Chillicothe, Ohio)
The men attended a re-dedication ceremony at Veterans Memorial and a Memorial Day observance for incarcerated servicemen.

Cynthia McKinney Blasts U.S. On Libya TV, and Pro-Israel Groups in Iran (The Atlantic)
Via the Washington Times ' Eli Lake comes this report about former Georgia representative Cynthia McKinney's weekend appearance on Libya TV: The station on which McKinney appeared Saturday night is loyal to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and her interview was spliced with video of pro-Gadhafi rallies, CNN said.

How The Gov't Can Help Reduce The Jobless Rate For Blacks (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
The jobless rate is a topic that is not only weighing on the minds of many African-Americans, but with Black scholars and politicians across the country too.

NAACP opposes VCU's Rao attending burial site ceremony
NAACP opposes VCU's Rao attending burial site ceremony (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
The Virginia NAACP is objecting to Virginia Commonwealth University president Michael Rao's plan to attend a Tuesday ceremony marking the beginning of work to restore an African American burial ground.

Al Sharpton group to open Iowa offices (DesMoinesRegister)
The Rev. Al Sharpton will be in Iowa today and Tuesday to open chapters of his National Action Network.

Crouch: Lead huckster of the Ivy League (New York Daily News)
Serious black intellectuals privately dismissed Dr. Cornel West many years ago as no more than an academic loudmouth.

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