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Oct 08th


Did NBC'S Brian Williams also lie about Hurricane Katrina?

Did NBC'S Brian Williams also lie about Hurricane Katrina?"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has finally admitted that he had incorrectly asserted that a helicopter he traveled aboard in 2002 while reporting on the Iraq War in 2003 was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, forcing an emergency landing.

Each generation has something to offer

Each generation has something to offerWhether it is in an inner city neighborhood across America, the Caribbean, in Europe or in a sprawling mass of people in an African or Brazilian urban area, millions of Black youth throughout the world are crying out for a better quality of life. They should always have a better life than their parents.

The legacy of Carter G. Woodson

The legacy of Carter G. WoodsonThe best way to celebrate Black History Month is to make more Black history. Black History Month is now celebrated around the world. We are grateful for the visionary leadership of noted historian and scholar Carter G. Woodson for being the founder of what was known as Negro History Week in 1926 that 44 years later evolved into Black History Month.

A blueprint for success in 2015

A blueprint for success in 2015In 2014, Minnesota's unemployment rate sank to its lowest level in more than a decade at 3.7 percent, state exports reached a record $5.5 billion this past quarter, and our manufacturing industries continued to surge. Nationally, the economy added 321,000 jobs in November - the largest monthly gain in nearly three years - and gas prices continued to drop with the U.S. overtaking Saudi Arabia as the number one oil producer in the world.

Common and John Legend are glorious in 'Selma'

Common and John Legend are glorious in 'Selma'One day, when the glory comes
It will be ours, it will be ours
Oh, one day, when the war is won
We will be sure, we will be here sure
Oh, glory, glory
Oh, glory, glory

Free Associate's Degree: A solution, but not the solution

Free Associate's Degree: A solution, but not the solutionWe should all congratulate President Barack Obama for pulling the education debate into the 21st century, or perhaps dragging it into the late 20th century, by proposing access to free education through at least an associate's degree. But this merely restates the obvious.

The 'Real' Dream Speech

The 'Real' Dream SpeechI have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today!

A suggestion for these days of special attention to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Whenever people cite this sentence from his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech, ask them if they know the rest of the speech.
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