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October 1st, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Feature Stories, Race Relations with 2 Comments
Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture. The university's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to eight people at the ceremony, also including British architect David Adjaye, civil rights hero U.S. Rep John...
September 30th, 2014
Written by Darlene Supervi... in Common Ties That Bind, Feature Stories, Race Relations with 2 Comments
President Barack Obama says the widespread mistrust of law enforcement is having a corrosive effect on the nation, and particularly its children. The fatal police shootings of unarmed black men occur in too many communities. He blames the feeling of wariness on persistent racial disparities in the administration of justice. Obama said these misgivings only serve to harm communities that are most...
September 29th, 2014
Written by Jim Kuhnhenn - ... in Common Ties That Bind, Feature Stories, Race Relations with 0 Comments
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is leaving after serving six years as attorney general of the United States. He is among the longest serving attorney generals in the history of this nation. Only three others have served longer. It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia grads, basketball fans and prominent African-...
July 23rd, 2014
Written by Kirsten Grieshaber in All About Family, Feature Stories, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Anti-Semitic protest occurring across Europe are being condemned. The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries. "Anti-Semitic rhetoric and hostility against Jews, attacks on people of Jewish belief and synagogues have no place...
June 25th, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Spotlight, Feature Stories with 0 Comments
A Palestinian Village has been designated as a World Heritage endangered site. The United Nations cultural agency has listed the Palestinian village of Battir as a World Heritage site in danger, raising hopes among residents Saturday that this will protect their community against Israel's West Bank separation barrier. Battir, located just south of Jerusalem in the West Bank, is known for its...