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Filipinos in the NFL

Asian Journal, News Feature, Joseph Pimentel Oct 15, 2009

Filipino professional football players? In the National Football League? Believe or not, yes, although not too many Filipinos are built like them.

Echoing Obama, Harlem Banker Seeks to Defeat Rangel

Black Star News, News Profile, Milton Allimadi Oct 14, 2009

Vincent S. Morgan, Harlem resident and a former aide to Rep. Charlie Rangel believes he's ready to succeed the veteran, scandal plagued Congressman as Harlem's voice in Washington.

Honduras in Turmoil Three Months After Coup

New America Media//The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Q&A, Marcelo Ballv with Ray Suarez Oct 14, 2009

NAM Editor Marcelo Ballv is interviewed by Ray Suarez of the News Hour about the current situation in Honduras.

Million Dollar Slave Revolt -- Limbaugh vs. Black NFL

New America Media, Blog, Kevin Weston Oct 13, 2009

Rush Limbaugh set off a firestorm after announcing he was joining a bid to buy an NFL franchise. Black players, the players' union and civil rights leaders have all condemned the deal.

Obscene: Bloomberg on Track to Spend Over $100 million

Amsterdam News, News Report, Stephon Johnson and Nayaba Arinde Oct 13, 2009

According to numbers compiled by the New York State Board of Elections, Mayor Bloomberg has spent $64.8 million this year in his attempt to ensure a third term in office. It puts him on pace to spend over $118 million dollars for the entire campaign.

Racial Disparities in Health Care Cost Big Bucks

Washington AFRO, News Report, Staff Oct 13, 2009

Racial disparities impose massive burdens on U.S. taxpayers, according to a study commissioned by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

It's Not about Zelaya or Micheletti -- Honduras Under Siege

New America Media, Video, Josue Rojas Oct 12, 2009

Ernesto Bardales is a Honduran sociologist and gang expert recently in San Francisco to testify in deportation hearings.


World Cup Goal: Educate Every Kid

OneWorld, News Report, Jeffrey Allen Oct 08, 2009

World leaders are pledging their support for a new campaign to get every child on the planet into school -- and they're hoping the highest profile sporting event in the world can help them achieve their goal.

African American Youth Face Growing Threat from Peers

Washington Afro, News Report, Kristin Gray Oct 07, 2009

Obama will deploy Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, the former head of Chicago schools, to the Windy City next week to talk about the issues of school violence and youth violence.

Black Women Bear Brunt of Domestic Violence

Blackamericaweb.com, News Report, Nia Ngina Meeks Oct 07, 2009

While the sensational incident between pop stars Rihanna and Chris Brown snagged headlines, the struggle against domestic violence among African-Americans is an age-old and often silent battle.

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