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CCNM March 12, 2013

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter. http://www.theroot.com/views/did-black-people-own-slaves Submitted by Adrienne Thomas One of the most vexing questions in African-American history is whether […]

CCNM March 8, 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013 6:00 PM Chicago Time On WVON -1690 AM  Mother of Jordan Davis Killed in November 2012, by Michael Dunn, a man who wanted Jordan to turn down his music.  Mr. Dunn shot 8 times into an SUV, killing Jordan and then he claimed “Stand Your Ground” justification for the killing!  Is […]

CCNM March 8, 2013

With 75% of young Black males 16 to 24 years old in New York City not working, with the leading cause of death for young Black men in American being homicide and with nearly 50% of the 2.3 million prisoners in prisons in America being mostly young Black men, the questions arises, “What would Jesus […]

CCNM March 8, 2013

 82-Year-Old Black Woman Dragged from Miami Train and Thrown to Ground by Security for Singing Spirituals! Miami Transit Agency says she needed permit to sing and she was breaking the rules!   By Ashely Jennings Mar 7, 2013 The family of an elderly Florida woman is furious that she was hauled off a commuter train […]

CCNM March 2, 2013

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Office of Continuing Education will soon offer the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA) as a non-credit course. Successful completion of the CNA course is required in order to become eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Certification Examination, and is the first step towards entrance into the […]

CCNM March 2, 2013

Submitted by: Mary Robinson: The Black playwright, August Wilson, in his play Joe Turner come and gone, introduces a character who is constantly reminding the people that they must write their own song—not accept the song written by someone else…if they are to ever be their own person. It was his way of saying that […]

CCNM February 26, 2013

by Kevin Mathews February 25, 2013   Good news! Michelle Obama is banging it out of the park. And that’s not (just) a reference to her new hair. The First Lady’s campaign to get kids healthier is producing results: according to a new press release, “the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off, and even […]

CCNM February 26, 2013

  President Barack Obama visited Chicago on Friday Feb, 15 at Hyde Park Career Academy he had a private meeting with some young men in a group called B.A.M. This group helps trouble young black men stay on the right track in life. President spoke to a huge crowd of people who came from all […]

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