Tuesday, April 24, 2007

News That Came Across our Desk Today

Here are a few links to news relating to African Americans that caught our eye today and that we thought may be of interest to you.

The New York Press talks about "More Changes to the Dictionary" referring to the term used to describe tightly curled hair.

From the Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Black and beautiful: African-American women haven't had an easy time in the fashion world...

and more...

A black forefather died 100 years ago
Bangor Daily News - Bangor,ME,USA
For a time Fred had worked with his brother Frank and Frank’s son Fred W., according to Maureen Elgersman Lee in her book "Black Bangor: African Americans ...

Hip-hop's Simmons: Remove offensive words
SI.com - USA
Their discussions are about the corporate social responsibility of the industry to voluntarily show respect to African Americans and other people of color, ...

Phillips: Rappers' only talent is pimping musical trash
Austin American-Statesman (subscription) - Austin,TX,USA
Even before the social movement of the 1960s, African Americans were keenly aware of the cultural damage caused by images of blacks with bad grammar, ...

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