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Shirley Chisholm

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  • Geraldine Ferraro and the 'dark backward and abysm' of political time

     
    About Geraldine Ferraro, who died over the weekend. There had been a rather unpleasant patch there in early 2008 after Ferraro, a supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, told the Daily Breeze that "If Obama was a white man, he would...
  • Church hosts Tuesday debate over Fair Districts amendment

     
    The Word of God Church will host a debate over Fair Districts Amendments 5 & 6, on Tuesday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at 1733 Mercy Dr., Orlando. State Sen. Gary Siplin will be arguing against the amendments, State Rep. Geraldine Thompson will a

    Michelle Obama talks black obesity, breast-feeding and $31 million

     
    Full text as Democratic first lady says today's children, especially blacks, may be the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents.

    HU Professor Wayne Dawkins to speak on voting-rights activist Andrew Cooper

    HU Professor Wayne Dawkins to speak on voting-rights activist Andrew Cooper
    There’s an old saying that behind every great man, you’ll find a great woman. The reverse might be said in the case of Shirley Chisholm who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 12th District of New York (Brooklyn) for close...

    28 days in the integration nation

    For the white male power structure that sabotaged the Susan B. Anthony dollar, kept Chief Jay Strongbow out of the highest echelons of professional wrestling and posited a "White Christmas" as the last word in holiday cheer, it must have seemed like a...