September 2013

September 10th, 2013
Written by Darlene Supervi... in All About Family with 0 Comments
An obese African-American boy eating french fries and chicken strips
It is known that childhood obesity is greatest among the poor and minorities who do not have access or cannot afford to make healthy food choices within their own households. However, with more education and awareness, healthier choices can be made as First Lady Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity campaign seems to indicate. Michelle Obama said Friday that her anti-childhood obesity campaign...
September 6th, 2013
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UC Davis
Racially motivated hate crimes are continuing on college campuses across America. Officials at the University of California, Davis, are investigating an apparent hate crime on campus earlier this week. Someone wrote a racial slur on a chalkboard inside a campus building as part of an incident that included 31 broken windows on cars and buildings across campus, UC Davis Police Chief Matt...
September 5th, 2013
Written by Michael Hill in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
Redskins logo with hand to face showing shame
The Washington Redskins football team will be the target of a pre-game radio campaign by an American Indian tribe from upstate New York. On Thursday, the tribe said the add campaign will press the team to change it's eighty-year old nickname, which many consider racist and a historical anachronism. The Oneida Indian Nation said the first ad will run on radio stations in Washington before the...
September 5th, 2013
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Eva Longoria
Actress Eva Longoria, and chef Jose Andres are among a list of honorees receiving the Hispanic Heritage Award. The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is presenting the awards Thursday at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. The award show will be broadcast Sept. 15 on MundoFox. Longoria will be honored with a community service award, while Andres is winning the program's design...
September 4th, 2013
Written by Marlene Caroselli in All About Family with 0 Comments
children of various ethnicities holding an American flag
Why is America Indebted to Israel Zangwill? Who was Israel Zangwill and why is America indebted to him? It's quiz time. Can you match Mr. Z with the correct creation and the correct year in the list that follows? 1901 designed the first camera 1904 painted the mural in the Capitol dome 1908 wrote "The Melting Pot" 1919 founded a mail-order supply house specializing in the sale of human skulls...