December 6th, 2012
Written by Russ Bynum - Associated Press in Latest News with 0 Comments
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Their dinner had just arrived as the two college professors watched their guests, a group of singers from the Georgia coast, unexpectedly turn saying grace into an outburst of song, rhythm and shouted praises that soon had other diners in the restaurant joining in with the impromptu performance. "Before you know it, they're out of their chairs and the beat is getting played...
November 26th, 2012
Written by The Associated Press in Latest News, Setting It Straight with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence Guyot, a civil rights leader who survived jailhouse beatings in the Deep South in the 1960s and went on to encourage generations to get involved, has died. He was 73. Guyot had a history of heart problems and suffered from diabetes, and died at home in Mount Rainier, Maryland, his daughter Julie Guyot-Diangone said late Saturday. She said he died sometime Thursday night...
November 18th, 2012
Written by Phillip Elliott - Associated Press in Feature Stories, Latest News with 0 Comments
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama won re-election last week because of the "gifts" Obama had provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters and because of his effort to paint Romney as anti-immigrants. "The president's campaign, if you will, focused on giving targeted groups a big gift," Romney said in a phone call with top donors...