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Black History Month 2012: Remembering Dalzenia Henry

When the judging for the African American History Month High School Arts and Writing Competition takes place this Friday, Dalzenia Henry's legacy will be on our minds.

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U.S. information center named for Paul Robeson

In a ceremony last week, the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica named its Information Resource Center for the African American singer-actor-activist Paul Robeson.

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French Quarter curfew targets Black youth, critics charge

Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.

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Black farmers protest bar on further claims in discrimination settlement

The farmers, organized in the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, headquartered in Memphis, held a church rally to highlight the issue.

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Santorum’s anti-black blabber

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set his sights on a new target: struggling African-Americans.

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Black church fights hateful KKK store

After a legal battle between an African church and a KKK store, a judge ruled that the church is the owner of the building where racist merchandise is sold.

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Chicago mayor aims to aggressively privatize schools

The mayor's plan will affect 10,000 students, mostly Black and Latino, and result in the firing of 600 teachers, principals, building maintenance, cafeteria and other workers.

Routine teen-aged HIV test proposed by doctors

The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.

Supreme Court says no new hearing to Duane Buck

Duane Buck, an African American death row inmate in Texas was refused a new hearing by the Supreme Court this week.

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Civil rights, labor alliance mobilizing black voters to repeal SB 5

The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."

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