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Shirley Chisholm

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  • 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.
  • 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

    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...

    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...

    Iowa caucus-goers are also neighbors, friends

    Fred Adams, a retired Drake University history professor, wandered across the street from his house for a neighborhood party the Sunday before Christmas -- 5-8 p.m., food and drinks -- where he spotted Tammy Gentry. "I saw my opportunity," Adams said...