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Fri04182014

Black youth at higher risk of ‘disconnection’

Black youth at higher risk of ‘disconnection’

PHILADELPHIA (NNPA)–Take a walk through a low-income minority neighborhood in the city of Philadelphia on any given weekday and you’re sure to notice the unusually large number of young people sitting on stoops, hanging out in front of the pizza shop, playing ball in the school yard or simply riding their bikes from one end of the block to the oth

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Mo’ Kelly Did Not Expose Crystal Wright Or the GOP Because we Already Knew

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There are some days when I just love #BLACKTWITTER. Only via this creative hodgepodge of bloggers, reporters and internet Benita Butrells can you find out who Whiz Kalifah is dating, what the Obama’s had for dinner and which political celebrities just got called out. In this case it’s the third category that caught my attention, as Mo’Kelly, autho

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WAMO100 announces new general manager

GARY GUNTER

 

PITTSBURGH, PA--WAMO100, owned by Martz Communications Group, recently named Gary Gunter general manager of WAMO100.

Prior to this new appointment, Gunter was the general sales manager of Radio One Baltimore stations WWIN-AM/FM, WERQ-FM and WOLB-AM. Gunter replaces Laura Varner Norman who served as the General Manager when WAMO returned

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Shale drillers shafting NAACP? Parker upset with lack of support

 

CONNIE PARKER

 

by Christian Morrow

Courier Staff Writer

Back when steel ruled the local economy and Pittsburgh boast multiple corporate headquarters, the NAACP Pittsburgh Unit could always count on corporate support for its single largest fundraiser, the annual Human Rights Dinner.

Now, however, with shale gas development becoming a dominant industry

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Gun control support forum

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JAY GILMER

 

On Dec. 14, 2012, 26 people, including 20 children were shot and killed at a school in Newtown, Conn. The tragedy thrust the gun control debate to center stage across the nation and many in the Black community believed the government would finally address the issue of gun violence that plagues them everyday.
After four months

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