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Questions about Swine Flu Vaccine Won't Go Away

Final Call, News Analysis, Jesse Muhammad Nov 10, 2009

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 4,735 people have died globally from swine flu infections since the H1N1 virus was first reported in Mexico.

Black Lawmakers under Ethics Spotlight

Washington AFRO , News Report, Zenitha Prince Nov 09, 2009

All seven of the full-scale ethics investigations currently underway in the U.S. House of Representatives are focused on African-American lawmakers.

Rihanna -- Young Women Are Watching

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Commentary andVideo, Various Authors Nov 08, 2009

Many people look up to Rihanna, and not being together with Chris Brown sends a better message to the public. Rihannas message is that it is not okay to be hit and abused.

The Mind of Gil Scott Heron

San Francisco Bay View, Interview, JR Valrey Nov 07, 2009

Gil Scott Heron is one of the greatest legends that Black music has breathing in this country. To many, his music is the soundtrack to different eras, the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Low Black Turnout in VA Key in Dems Defeat

Washington AFRO , News Analysis, Zenitha Prince Nov 06, 2009

Last year, African Americans accounted for 20 percent of the electorate. But, in Tuesdays race, they accounted for 15 percent. And, according to an Oct. 27 Washington Post poll, only 12 percent planned to cast their ballots91 percent voted for Deedson Nov. 3.

Colleges Fight to Get and Keep Black Males

NNPA, News Report, Eboni Farmer Nov 05, 2009

Since 1990 Black women have increased their four-year college graduation rate by 14 percentage points, now standing at 48 percent. For Black men, there was a nine-percentage point gain during a 17-year period, and their graduation rate is now 37 percent.

Dr. Luther Castillo -- Voice of the Voiceless in Honduras

San Francisco Bay View , News Report, Willie Thompson Nov 05, 2009

The National Resistance Front against the Military Coup in Honduras has been demonstrating in the streets of Honduras for more than four months and has absorbed the repression of the coup government.

Election Results May Boost Immigration Reform in Congress

New America Media, Blog Report, Marcelo Ballve Nov 04, 2009

Viewed through the lens of the immigration issue, the overall results of yesterdays elections might be called a mixed bag.

California Weighs Maine Vote on Gay Marriage

New America Media, News Report, Sandip Roy Nov 04, 2009

Now that Maine voters have struck down same sex marriage, activists in California are wondering what lessons to take back home. Activists here were split over whether to take on same sex marriage again in 2010 or 2012. Maine, for many, was the dress rehearsal.

Immigration at Issue in NY-23, Virginia, New Jersey Elections

New America Media, Blog Report, Marcelo Ballv Nov 03, 2009

Today's elections, many of them in eastern seaboard states, are the first big political test for the Obama administration. The trend to watch: the surprising prominence of immigration politics.

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