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April 2010



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Erykah Badu Aids UAM

by Alton Maddox When Erykah Badu, on March 13, was peeling off her clothes as she was approaching the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, I am absolutely certain that she was…



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O’Connor on the Court

by CHARLES M. BLOW This week I was invited to a lunch at which former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the Supreme Court was the speaker. With the rumbling about Justice John Paul Stevens’s impending…


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The Making of “Precious” pt.9

by Ishmael Reed Both directors and all of the screen writers for this movie are white men.I recommend that they an Oprah read William Bascom”s “ SixteenCowries, Yoruba Divination From Africa To The New World.”…


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The Community Council For Medgar Evers College Annual Spring Scholarship and Leadership Awards Luncheon April 17, 2010

by Gloria Dulan-Wilson What a whirlwind year 2010 has been so far. Time has moved so swiftly, we’re zapping through April on roller blades!! We’re just one week away from one of Brooklyn’s most spectacular…




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Buffalo’s Death Row… County Jail?

                by Chris Stevenson William Shakespeare would have thought Buffalo an amusing city, but he wouldn’t have stayed long. What with our legion of white democrats who practice…