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Re: Conditions in the Detroit area continue to decline.

Kai ·
I have lived in the great city of detroit for my entire life. Linwood!!!! I cannot understand why so many keep saying that detroit is continuing to decline. Last year detroit surpassed the neighboring suburbs in new house construction. The NFL commended the City of Detroit for being the perfect host for the Super Bowl. Detroit did a wonderful job of hosting the baseball all star game. Detroit is on the rise. Detroit has successfully seen the major expansion of it's inner city University...
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Re: South Africa changes name of Capital city.

James Wesley Chester ·
Now, if we can get rid of the colonial borders and use the traditional name for Lake Victoria(That really iritates me)...maybe we will have the mindstate to get political/economic control amd self determination back too. One day...---Oshun Auset You tweaked my brain again. What is the traditional name (meaning real?) of Lake Victoria. By the way, I met a 'close friend' of Rhodes, the guy for whom Rhodesia (now Zaire??) was named. He had picture of the 'big rock' hanging in the corridor...
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Re: South Africa changes name of Capital city.

Oshun Auset ·
One of the Ugandan names for it is Nalubaale, which means "Lake of the Goddesses"...All the surrounding countries, and local people's have different names for it though. Zimbabwe actually...and you should have spat upon him(but of course you didn't know to do that back then)...Rhodes was the Hitler of Africa... You met the friend of a thief, homicidal maniac, and a general S.O.B...and birds of a feather... Your experience was kind of like meeting Himler...The only bastard worse than Rhodes...
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Re: The Sons and Daughters of Hip Hop

blackoutloud ·
Greetings once again ER, it's always a pleasure to converse with you. I'm quite pleased to see the new responses. I hope everyone keeps the controversial conversation coming, while keeping in mind that every point should be written in such a way that we the people can comprehend it. I'm all for big words, but even as a Columbia University grad, I see the futility in using a vernacular that won't reach my people. I'm not trying to underestimate anyone's intelligence; I'm simply keeping in...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Michael ·
"I was right...you decided to return and showcase your stupidity once again. Kevin is right, Lofton. Give it up man, it only gets worse and you only get more ignorant from here." ....unlikely, more likely though these individuals days are numbered, numbered because they are truly incompetent, treasonous, deceitful beyond belief, and/or un-American. Either way demographic changes, and redistricting will remove this trash from elected office! ************************ Searching for Lessons in...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
Hummmmmmm. Having scanned my posts I ask that YOU find where I said that "Black people's ideology destoryed the Northern economy". Secondly BLACK PEOPLE WERE NEVER THE MAJORITY BASE of Industrial workers in the north. The Black middle class was, however, created in large part due to the good salaries that these jobs paid. I question how you can make use of the word "weapon" in your story about how some of these manufacturing firms had shifted their production to the "Right To Work" states in...
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Re: Nigerian "Baby Factory" raided

Kocolicious ·
You know I was thinking about this all day yesterday afternoon. And it seems to me that these kinda things are an example of how "violent non caring animals" prey on the unsuspecting....and make "bank" on them without a touch of conscious or guilt. And although the African continent has experienced this type of eatin your young phenomena i.e. gut out your culture/community for monetary gain....this is becoming more of a global delimma. Now farming babies....that's horrific. Cuz when you take...
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Re: Black Dems Lose Clout in Southern States

NegroFogey ·
I disagree with you in whole, your view is that of a person seeks integration above all and that is your right but the masses of southerns shouldn't align themselves with one party and deprive themselves of influence because of it. Southern Black have not be served well by the democrats especially those rural blacks who don't gain from programs like affirmative action that are directed towards middle class blacks. Black people need to gain influence in every corridor they can if we aren't...
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Re: Coming out of the closet: Openly Black

Kocolicious ·
Bingo! My sista. That;s why I probably have been more frustrated than not these past few decades cuz I NEVER let go of being openly "black." Okay so I did stop wearing my short to the face natural afro and maybe put away my Africa map that draped across my corridor in the patio area of my home....but I never gave up my dark shades or the black knowledge that I've studied and experienced my whole life. Never! But I know what it feels like to be isolated cuz my so-called politics no longer gel...
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Re: Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It Posted: 07/17/2014 2:07 pm EDT Updated: 07/17/2014 4:59 pm EDT Detroit will mark the first anniversary of its bankruptcy filing this Friday, and across the country, people are watching the city to see how it has survived the upheaval. Despite pending cuts for pensioners , as well as widespread poverty, sobering health and violence statistics and a declining...
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Re: Cop shoots teen dead prompting near riot in Mo.

sunnubian ·
"Black people are policed to death" --colorofchange.org McCulloch blasts Nixon for replacing St. Louis County Police control Print Email Many people drove down the street honking their horns, raising their arms, and holding signs on W. Florissant in Ferguson on Thursday evening, Aug. 14, 2014, as some demonstrators stood in the middle of the street. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com " title="Missouri Highway Patrol takes over the Ferguson protests"> Many people drove down...
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Re: Howard University leading way for Islamic Finance in the US

sunnubian ·
Howard University leading way for Islamic Finance in the US By PK SEMLER, Capitol Intelligence JANUARY 16, 2017 11:48 PM (UTC+8) Asia Times is not responsible for the opinions, facts or any media content presented by contributors. In case of abuse, click here to report . By PK SEMLER, Capitol Intelligence JANUARY 16, 2017 11:48 PM (UTC+8) 33 3 Asia Times is not responsible for the opinions, facts or any media content presented by contributors. In case of abuse, click here to report . Embed...
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"Who Shot Johnnyh": An Essay by Debra Dickerson

nayo ·
Author: Debra DickersonCaught this on her web page. I found it to be relevant. She is somewhat of a 'conservative' thinker; however, I do'nt dismiss her observations.-----------------------------------------------Who Shot Johnny, A day in the life of...
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Mexican customs to be stationed in Kansas City

bigman ·
Mexican customs to be stationed in Kansas CityNew 'inland port' in heartland part of international plan that bypasses unionsWorld Net Daily | June 21 2006A Mexican customs office is being built in the U.S. heartland as part of a newly designed "inland...
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Union troubled by Eagle Scout project in Allentown

ocatchings ·
And unions why they have a bad rep http://www.mcall.com/news/all-...ov15,0,6238384.storyIn pursuit of an Eagle Scout badge, Kevin Anderson, 17, has toiled for more than 200 hours hours over several weeks to clear a walking path in an east Allentown...
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NAT TURNER LIBRARY GARDEN PROJECT

nehisi ·
NAT TURNER LIBRARY GARDEN PROJECT FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED July 6, 2011 = 1 SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA – The Nat Turner Library, located on his Birthland in a corridor of Black Farmers, in Southampton, Virginia launched it’s first fundraising campaign, July 6, 2011. Appropriately, the target aspect of the comprehensive ideal for a living memorial to honor the memory of the Black Freedom Fighter, who was the Leader of the BLA of 1831. Also appropriately the fundraising is to build a...
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Green Market Scam Goes Hemispheric

sunnubian ·
July 12, 2011 Green Market Scam Goes Hemispheric FTA Hat Trick By ALEXANDER REID ROSS R epublican Representative Sam Graves shot wide of the mark in his recent article, published in Politico last Friday, touting the upcoming free trade agreements (FTAs) with Korea, Colombia and Panama on the basis of defending small businesses. Although FTAs being voted on as early as this week may create some jobs, many more are shipped overseas, feeding the formula of what has become one of the greatest...
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Class War Without Mercy

sunnubian ·
July 11, 2011 The Unequal Battle Class War Without Mercy By GREGORY ELICH O ne can never have too much money. In the U.S., the top one percent of the population rakes in almost a quarter of the national income and enjoys 40 percent of the wealth. That class sees this as a problem. It is not enough. For ordinary workers, the recession brought only economic hardship. But for corporate America, it meant one thing: opportunity. This is the chance to permanently mold the economy into something...
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Mexico's Drug War: A Rigged Fight?

sunnubian ·
Mexico's Drug War: A Rigged Fight? JOHN BURNETT and MARISA PEñALOZA Listen to the Story All Things Considered [13 min 0 sec] Add to Playlist Download Transcript Credit: Kim Perry/NPR text size A A A May 18, 2010 When President Felipe Calderon visits Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Mexico's brutal drug war will be high on the agenda. Fighting among the cartels — and between government forces and the cartels — has cost nearly 24,000 Mexican lives since Calderon took office in late 2006. This...
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The Black Bucket List: Gullah Country

Cholly ·
In Beaufort, S.C., tracing language, dance, customs and gumbo back to Mother Africa. It looked, at first, like just another fun outdoor festival. An R&B band was rocking onstage; a few visitors were chowing down on burgers and fries. And when the Manhattans, the featured group, started jamming, half the crowd took to their feet. But soon the mood of the program changed and I stepped in closer. A lone drummer, dressed in traditional Nigerian garb, banged out tunes on...
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Pope Julius ll

Fine ·
Note: This is the man who charged Michaelangelo to change the face of Christ from black to white at a time when Christians called themselves "Kristans". -- Dr. Ray Hagins----------------------- Pope Picks Michelangelo To Paint Chapel Ceilingby Rick...
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Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It

Kocolicious ·
Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It Posted: 07/17/2014 2:07 pm EDT  Updated: 07/17/2014 4:59 pm EDT   Detroit will mark the  first anniversary of its bankruptcy...
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Telling the Gullah story

MBM ·
Telling the Gullah storyFederal bill could give millions to help share historyBy Kelly MarshallThe Sun NewsAs the Gullah/Geechee Heritage Act possibly goes before the U.S. Senate for a vote this week, two local women hope the cultural highway will...
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US slaps new sanctions on Sudan over Darfur crisis

EbonyRose ·
US slaps new sanctions on Sudan over Darfur crisisby Olivier KnoxTue May 29, 10:31 PM ETPresident George W. Bush Tuesday tightened US sanctions on Sudan over "genocide" in Darfur and pushed for a tough new UN Security Council resolution to punish...
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perfect timing for another conspiracy theory

ocatchings ·
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=50981THE NEW WORLD DISORDERU.S.-Mexico merger opposition intensifiesSome see secret efforts to scrap dollar, end U.S. sovereignty, combine...
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An African American Slavery Memorial

MBM ·
I drove up to Baltimore last weekend with the family and on the way up stopped in DC for a few hours to take the kids to some of the historical sites. It was the most beautiful of days: warm but not too hot, dry, and wonderful sun!! We saw the...
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HBCUs Figure into Barack Obama's Campaign Strategy

EbonyRose ·
HBCUs Figure into Barack Obama's Campaign StrategyDate: Sunday, September 30, 2007By: Jameka Merriweather, Black College Wire Singled out in Vibe magazine, dropped in some of hip-hop's hottest songs of the summer from the likes of Talib Kweli to...
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Minneapolis bridge collapse

One ·
Greetings,I travel this bridge every week; rather over or under. I have often commented on the poor condition of our infrastructure. Being that this is a major traffic corridor, the traffic diversion will now put extra stress on the remaining...
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Hey Texans! Tell us about the Trans Texas Corridor?

NSpirit ·
Trans-Texas CorridorFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThis article or section contains information about planned or expected future infrastructure. It may contain speculative information and may change upon or during construction. The Trans-Texas...
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President Obama's Re-Election One Battle In The War

sunnubian ·
Tea Party Group Blocks Florida Voters, Stops Water Handouts at Polls Brentin Mock and Voting Rights Watch 2012 <abbr class="published" title="2012-11-05T12:11:01-18000">on November 5, 2012 - 12:11 PM ET</abbr> Voters stand in line during the fourth day of early voting in North Miami, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, as Floridians cast their ballot seven days before Election Day. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Update @5:45 pm pm ET : An independent analysis of the list of names challenged by...
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Urban Farms Initiative

sunnubian ·
Chicago Urban Farms Initiative: Englewood Could Become Major Agribusiness Hub Posted: 11/21/2012 10:31 am EST Updated: 11/21/2012 12:53 pm EST First lady Michelle Obama, center and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shaking hands, visit Iron Street Urban Farm, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, in Chicago. The farm is a seven acre site on the city's South Side that produces healthy food year round. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) FOLLOW: Chicago Impact , Video , Growing Home , Chicago Urban Development , Chicago...
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Detroit Drugs, Suburban Buyers

ItAintEazy ·
Suburban cash, Detroit drugs: Users drive to the city, where they find easy access, light penaltiesMay 8, 2003BY SUZETTE HACKNEYFREE PRESS STAFF WRITEROn a chilly weekend night, the brown Pontiac 6000 raised little suspicion as it sat outside an...
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Big Business Cashes In In Washington?

MBM ·
Big business funding shift aids GOP Tradition of bankrolling both major parties falls by wayside By Thomas B. EdsallTHE WASHINGTON POST Nov. 27 "” Major industries such as accounting, aerospace, commercial banking, defense, HMOs and...
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Columbia, S.C. May Elect First Black Mayor

EbonyRose ·
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010 By: Denise Stewart, BlackAmericaWeb.com Voters in Columbia, South Carolina go back to the polls on April 20 in a runoff election to select their first new mayor in 20 years, a contest that could also give the city its first black mayor. Longtime Mayor Bob Coble didn’t seek re-election. Steve Benjamin, a black lawyer, was the top vote-getter in the election on April 6. He faces city councilman and restaurant owner Kirkman Finlay III. “The response has been good.
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Friendly fire: NYT hits Obama

Fabulous ·
I guess there's no pleasing 'everybody' *sigh*Friendly fire: NYT hits ObamaBy JONATHAN MARTIN | 3/23/09 9:18 AM EDTThe leading liberal voices of the New York Times editorial pages all criticized—and, in some cases, clobbered—President...
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Winners and losers in the final stimulus bill

EbonyRose ·
Winners and losers in the final stimulus billFrom Lisa DesjardinsCNN RadioWASHINGTON (CNN) -- Here is a breakdown of who gained, who lost and who survived in the final economic stimulus bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on Friday:...
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Bill Cosby appearances to highlight Coppin events

Blake Manner ·
Bill Cosby appearances to highlight Coppin events http://www.btimes.com/News/art...p?NewsID=71884&sID=4 by Dr. E. Lee Lassiter Baltimore Times Originally posted 8/17/2006 Three public schools in Coppin State University's "Urban Educational Corridor" will serve as presentation sites Tuesday, August 22, 2006 when comedian-philanthropist Bill Cosby comes to town to talk about school attendance and fatherhood. The Cosby project was announced by Coppin State University president Stanley F. Battle...
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U.S.-Mexico border fence may harm animal migration

ricardomath ·
U.S.-Mexico border fence may harm animal migrationBy Tim Gaynor Thu Sep 28, 12:51 PM ET A female jaguar near San Jose, Costa Rica, February 2, 2006. A plan to fence off a third of the U.S. border to stop illegal immigration from Mexico may harm...
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Five HBCUs Saving The World Through Sustainability

Kocolicious ·
Five HBCUs Saving The World Through Sustainability Posted: 01/03/2014 4:09 pm EST | Updated: 01/03/2014 4:09 pm EST 699 51 Five historically black colleges and universities are taking bold steps to preserve the environment and build healthier communities for African-Americans throughout the United States. From growing organic foods, to improving food safety, to monitoring weather patterns, these HBCUs are bringing valuable research and support in benefit to their students, and the world. 1.
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As Developers Gentrify Detroit, Evictions Increase

sunnubian ·
As Developers Gentrify Detroit, Evictions Increase June 21, 2013 | Filed under: Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 5 Detroit’s Black population is shrinking rapidly as residents are forced out of their homes AFRICANGLOBE – Billionaire home loan tycoon and real estate investor Dan Gilbert is anticipating a windfall from the potential bankruptcy of Detroit and is rapidly increasing his holdings in downtown Detroit. According to the Detroit News , Rock Ventures and entities affiliated with...
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James Wesley Chester ·
"...and there faces his fellows on equal terms."---Theodore RooseveltI just have a thing about this guy. Certainly, he was never about equal terms with anybody.He helped push the lie about the U.S.S Maine that put United States in the Spanish-American...
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FARRAKHAN URGES COMMUNITY

MBM ·
FARRAKHAN URGES COMMUNITY By: Nayaba Arinde Challenge Group Originally posted 1/31/2005 Why don't we try unity? We have tried everything else. We have kneeled in, waded, crawled, begg[ed] in, slept in, marched, boycotted, but have not tried the unity of us as a people,'' stated Min. Louis Farrakhan, as he prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington D.C in October 2005. ''The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said our unity is more powerful than a hydrogen or...
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Bad Luck With The Ladies: A Trucker's Tale from Africa

Dusty Elbow ·
Promiscuity personified, on the road in Africa Trucker claims 100,000 conquests, but HIV changes his lifestyle By STEPHANIE NOLEN Thursday, February 2, 2006 < !-- Summary --> < !-- dateline -->SALGAA, KENYA< !-- /dateline --> -- Mohammed Ali stroked his beard and thought it over: After several minutes, he concluded that it must have been 100,000 women. Sex, that is, with 100,000 women, in the course of his 30 years as a truck driver on the long highways that snake into...
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Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway

bigman ·
Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway Jerome R. Corsi / Human Events | June 14 2006Quietly but systematically, the Bush Administration is advancing the plan to build a huge NAFTA Super Highway, four football-fields-wide, through the...
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High Speed Rail? Ever?

sunnubian ·
Train in vain? Obama’s high-speed rail plan is more ‘I think I can’ than ‘Yes, we can’ By Tom McNamara February 14, 2011 Vice President Joe Biden (right) riding the Amtrak rails with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) on Feb. 8, 2011. Photo: Official White House photo, David Lienemann President Barack Obama in his State of the Union last month said he wanted to give 80 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years. Last week, the president continued that thought,...
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Bin Laden Death Sparks Mixed Emotions

Kocolicious ·
When President Obama walked down the red-carpeted corridor to the White House East Room on Sunday night--to announce the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden --he did so against the backdrop of thousands of people celebrating the news just outside, waving American flags and jubilantly singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” He was expected to address the nation at 10:30, but his remarks didn’t come until an hour later, presumably to assure hitting the right tone. In a nine-minute speech,...
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Southern Sudan minister Jimmy Lemi Milla shot dead

sunnubian ·
9 February 2011 Last updated at 07:44 ET Share this pageFacebookTwitterShareEmailPrintSouthern Sudan minister Jimmy Lemi Milla shot dead Jimmy Lemi Milla had been the rural development minister since August 2010Continue reading the main...
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Gullah/Geechee Culture Threatened as Residents Fight for Their Land

Cholly ·
An illuminating article in the New York Times outlines the injustice endured by the Neck Land Trust, a group of black landowners who lived in a thriving community, hunting and farming, before the federal government seized their land to build an...
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"Clarence Thomas Should Resign"

sunnubian ·
Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics Kamenko Pajic/Associated Press Justice Clarence Thomas was given a $15,000 bust of Lincoln in 2001 by a group for which a friend is a trustee. <h6 class="byline">By MIKE McINTIRE </h6><h6 class="dateline">Published: June 18, 2011</h6> PIN POINT, Ga. — Clarence Thomas was here promoting his memoir a few years ago when he bumped into Algernon Varn, whose grandfather once ran a seafood cannery that employed Justice...
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The Root Cities: Who's Got the Power in the City of Angels

sunnubian ·
The Root Cities: Who's Got the Power in the City of Angels As part of The Root's city series, we take a look at black political power in the entertainment capital. By: Emory Holmes II and Sylvester Monroe | Posted: January 3, 2011 at 12:22 PM Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Roscoe's House of Chicken 'n' Waffles , the landmark soul food eatery tucked in a dreary lot at the northern extremity of L.A.'s 10th City Council District, is a popular gathering place for the hip and the hungry. Slumming...
 
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