Tuesday, February 21, 2012

African-American - News

African-American - News February 21, 2012


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Chris Brown's " comeback " at the 2012 Grammys -- on the heels of the untimely death of Whitney Houston -- is a sad commentary as to how far society has to go in terms of respecting Black women.

Autism Diagnosis Often Occurs Later for Black Children (HON)
MONDAY, Feb. 20 -- Black children with autism tend to be diagnosed later than white children with the disorder, and this delay can lead to longer and more intensive treatment, researchers say.

Black History Month | 'Ebony Embers' honors Harlem Renaissance giants (The Courier-Journal)
Core Ensemble's chamber trio - pianist Hugh Hinton, cellist Tahirah Whittington and percussionist Michael Parola.

1st Black Joins NC's Sons Of American Revolution (CBS Local)
A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in North Carolina is inducting its first black member, a firefighter who only recently learned his ancestor was freed from slavery after fighting for American independence.

Trio of Black Women Honored by State Supreme Court (Patch)
A trio of African-American women was honored by the Nassau State Supreme Court A in Mineola this past Friday as part of the Seventh Annual Black History Month Celebration.

Farrakhan to speak at Grand Rapids church (Mansfield News Journal)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is expected to speak at a Grand Rapids church on the topic of self-sufficiency. The Grand Rapids Press and WWMT-TV reported Sunday the leader will speak March 1 at Fountain Street Church.

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