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    Annual youth to leaders conference to be held in Washington
    Message 1 of 7 , May 31 6:39 AM
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      Annual "youth to leaders" conference to be held in Washington
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      Thu May 30,11:12 AM ET
      The Youth to Leaders conference, "How Youth Can Make America Better,"
      the cornerstone program of the Tavis Smiley Foundation, will be held on
      June 22, 2002, at Catholic University. The conference is an annual
      series of one-day conferences that take place consecutively in various
      cities throughout the United States.

      Underground Railroad exhibit extended
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      Thu May 30,11:12 AM ET
      Due to the overwhelming popularity of the exhibit Just Over the Line:
      Chester County and the Underground Railroad, the Chester County
      Historical Society announces the exhibit's run will be extended until
      April 12, 2003. The interactive exhibit, which opened in February of
      this year, was scheduled to close on December 31, 2002. The extension is
      in direct response to public demand for the popular exhibit.

      BlackVoices.com introduces city guide to urban entertainment
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      Thu May 30,11:12 AM ET
      BlackVoices.com, the nation's leading destination for African-American
      adults online, today introduced the BlackVoices.com City Guide,
      http://new.blackvoices.com/travel/destinations/cityguide /, a new
      service providing local Black entertainment and travel news, restaurant,
      event, local member profiles and movie information in nine major
      markets: Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit,
      Atlanta, New Orleans and Miami-Ft. Lauderdale. By late summer,
      BlackVoices.com will include 11 additional cities as well as information
      on attractions, conventions, churches, sports and concerts.

      Real Men Cook for charity
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      Wed May 29,12:29 PM ET
      The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, joins
      with Real Men Cook for Charity, the nation's premier Father's Day
      charitable cooking event, in presenting the culinary fundraising
      celebration on Sunday, June 17 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., at the
      University of Southern California at Town and Gown, Crocker Plaza in Los
      Angeles.

      Morris Brown College builds bridge for college hopefuls
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      Wed May 29,12:29 PM ET
      According to the Atlanta- Journal-Constitution, only 48 percent of
      African- American high school juniors passed the science portion of the
      High School Graduation test on the first try, compared with 81 percent
      of white students.

      Ex-champ Holyfield to host exclusive July 4th fete
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      Wed May 29,12:29 PM ET
      Legendary boxing champ, Evander Holyfield, in association with Real Deal
      Records, is hosting the largest by-invitation only BBQ and Fireworks
      show in the Southeast, sources say.

      Foundation awards $1 million to groups seeking to combat tobacco use in
      the Black community
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      Tue May 28,10:29 AM ET
      The American Legacy Foundation (Legacy) announced that it has awarded
      over $1 million in grants to eight organizations to launch awareness and
      education initiatives in African-American communities. These grants were
      awarded as a result of the second round of Legacy's Priority Populations
      Initiative, Expanding the Dialogue: Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Control.

      Martin Luther King Jr. monument to be unveiled
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      Tue May 28,10:29 AM ET
      One of the nation's most spectacular memorial tributes to Dr. Martin
      Luther King Jr., will be unveiled on June 9, in Denver, Colorado. The
      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" monument sculpted by
      internationally renowned sculptor and local Denverite Ed Dwight will be
      officially dedicated by Mayor Wellington E. Webb and First Lady of
      Denver Wilma J. Webb on Sunday, June 9, at 2:30 p.m. at Denver's City Park.

      Dance Theatre of Harlem announces limited engagement
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      Tue May 28,10:29 AM ET
      Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) is pleased to announce three performances
      during its 2002 season in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W.
      Randolph Street) on May 31 and June 1 -- the Company's first return to
      Chicago since 1997. The announcement comes from Arthur Mitchell, Dance
      Theatre of Harlem Founder and Artistic Director.

      Heritage Bowl Fills Kids With Knowledge
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      Fri May 24,11:49 AM ET
      Annual contest shows kids know who they are, where they come from, and
      where they're going

      Earlier Stories
      Leading writers of color featured in special issue
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      Fri May 24,11:49 AM ET
      Increasing persons of color in science/engineering professions
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      Fri May 24,11:49 AM ET
      Celebrities give back to help urban youth
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      Thu May 23,10:32 AM ET
      Tavis Smiley brings a bold, new voice to Southern California airwaves
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      Thu May 23,10:32 AM ET
      Princess Zulu shares message of hope for HIV/AIDS victims
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      Thu May 23,10:32 AM ET
      King gives wake-up call to non-violence
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      Wed May 22,10:59 AM ET
      Media powerhouses sign on for Urban League young professionals event
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      Wed May 22,10:59 AM ET
      Ndegeocello massages songs in a sensual, strident show
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      Wed May 22,10:59 AM ET
      2nd Black gains Indy start
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      Tue May 21,10:54 AM ET
      West Africa leaders press for cease-fire
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      Tue May 21,10:54 AM ET





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    • black_detroiter1
      `Juwanna Mann stars shoot for a hit flick Fri Jun 21,11:25 AM ET Tommy Davidson swears he didn t know that fellow In Living Color alumnus Kim Wayans was
      Message 2 of 7 , Jun 22, 2002
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        `Juwanna Mann' stars shoot for a hit flick
        Fri Jun 21,11:25 AM ET
        Tommy Davidson swears he didn't know that fellow "In Living Color'' alumnus Kim Wayans was co-starring in the comedy "Juwanna Mann'' until he reported to the set.


        Africans now missionaries to U.S.


        Fri Jun 21,11:25 AM ET
        For years American missionaries brought Christianity to Africa. Now African Christians say they want to export their own brand of ecstatic worship and moral discipline to the United States, a country they believe has lost its fervor.

        Lions fever captivates Africa
        Fri Jun 21,11:25 AM ET
        When the Redeemed Christian Church of God's annual "North America Convention," which has drawn some 7,000 African Christians to the Rosemont Theatre, ends at about 4 a.m. Saturday morning with a prayer service, Kingsley Omotosho says he knows where he's going.

        Don't judge me, R. Kelly pleads in song
        Thu Jun 20,10:47 AM ET
        On the ropes from child pornography charges, singer R. Kelly released a pleading new song, "Heaven, I Need a Hug," which premiered Tuesday night on WGCI-FM 107.5. Full Coverage

        Farrakhan announces peace mission to Middle East, Africa
        Thu Jun 20,10:47 AM ET
        "I believe that we have a spiritual point of view that may be able to connect the three branches of Abraham--Jews, Christians and Muslims. It is out of this understanding that I truly believe that I am called of God in this serious hour for the sake of peace to do whatever I can to help solve this problem" in the Middle East, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan announced June 17 during an international press conference at the National Press Club here.

        Empowering women part of fighting AIDS in Africa
        Thu Jun 20,10:47 AM ET
        Going into the villages of Africa in a "pompous way" does not help in starting programs to combat HIV/AIDS, African activist, educator and researcher Dr. Elizabeth Musaba-Mphele said last week in Chicago.

        Oprah's magazine a success in S. Africa
        Wed Jun 19,10:55 AM ET
        When Sandi Dutoit gets home from her job as a doctor's assistant in Cape Town each weekday, she quickly makes sure her VCR is recording "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Dutoit, 40, is one of hundreds of thousands of prosperous white South African women who form an uncommonly enthusiastic audience for the black American talk show host.

        Juneteenth push gathers steam
        Wed Jun 19,10:55 AM ET
        For more than a century, many African-Americans have quietly observed Juneteenth, commemorating June 19, 1865, when word came to Texas that the Civil War was over and slaves in the South were free. The tradition that began in rural Texas has spread across America, but the effort to give Juneteenth national recognition has taken longer than it took the news to reach the slaves--two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

        Third World Press a forum for black writers for 35 years
        Wed Jun 19,10:55 AM ET
        It was a moment of high humor, midway through a three-hour poetry reading on the South Side honoring the late Gwendolyn Brooks and the 35th anniversary of Third World Press, the major black publishing house she helped nurture to success.

        Lewis Foundation gives $5 million to new Md. black history museum
        Tue Jun 18,11:27 AM ET
        Before he died in 1993, Baltimore-born financier Reginald F. Lewis told family members that he would love to support a black history museum someday.

        Earlier Stories


        A brother who won't forget, a prosecutor who won't give up
        Tue Jun 18,11:27 AM ET
        Bush pushes minority homeownership
        Tue Jun 18,11:27 AM ET
        Blacks, sports and lingering racial stereotypes
        Mon Jun 17,12:41 PM ET
        Activists call for boycott of summer event
        Mon Jun 17,12:41 PM ET
        Gifted school's move stumbles over race issue
        Mon Jun 17,12:41 PM ET
        Rockstone launches program for minority filmmakers
        Fri Jun 14,10:38 AM ET
        Jesse Jackson Reach historic severance agreement with Enron
        Fri Jun 14,10:38 AM ET
        Treatment approach may help conquer high blood pressure in Blacks
        Fri Jun 14,10:38 AM ET
        Bishops reworking sex abuse policy
        Thu Jun 13,11:24 AM ET
        Somali refugees globalize a Yankee mill town
        Thu Jun 13,11:24 AM ET
      • black_detroiter1
        Tavis Smiley presents Blacks in Technology Fri Aug 9,10:15 AM ET The Blacks in Technology (BIT) presents information-packed seminars developed and led by
        Message 3 of 7 , Aug 12, 2002
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          Tavis Smiley presents Blacks in Technology
          Fri Aug 9,10:15 AM ET

          The Blacks in Technology (BIT) presents information-packed seminars developed and led by industry leaders and innovators, who share ideas and applications you can really use. Combined with two-days of leading companies exhibiting their latest and most exciting technology innovations and gadgets for the individual, home, and workplace including opportunities to network with some of the most influential Americans in technology.


          Black Issues Book Review announces new

          advertising team
          Fri Aug 9,10:15 AM ET

          A dynamic duo of experienced professionals have taken the helm of sales at the nation's only large circulation African-American lifestyle magazine solely devoted books and reading, Black Issues Book Review (BIBR).

          NPR senior correspondent to speak at civil rights conference
          Fri Aug 9,10:15 AM ET

          National Public Radio senior correspondent Juan Williams -- author of the nonfiction bestseller "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965" -- will serve as the guest luncheon speaker for an Aug. 30 conference involving national experts in civil rights and education policy.

          Black papers fight for life
          Thu Aug 8, 3:43 PM ET

          Population grows, but readership, ads in decline

          Civil rights firm says the EEOC backs racial bias
          Thu Aug 8, 3:43 PM ET

          In an unprecedented decision, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued several determinations confirming race discrimination and retaliation charges being leveled against the Xerox Corporation.

          Bush intends to appoint a Tuskegee V.P. to Commission
          Thu Aug 8, 3:43 PM ET

          Lacy B. Ward Jr., vice president of Marketing and Communications for Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, AL, is expected to be appointed to U.S. President George W. Bush's Brown V. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission. He is among 10 individuals the President intends to appoint for the life of the Commission.

          Top prosecutor defends mob arrests
          Wed Aug 7,11:13 AM ET

          1 suspect's lawyer says 4 witnesses to rebut charges

          Bonds hits 599 as Cubs lose
          Wed Aug 7,11:13 AM ET

          3rd-inning blast comes off rookie left-hander Smyth

          The new natural woman
          Wed Aug 7,11:13 AM ET

          What comes Naturally

          More African-American women are abandoning chemical relaxers and returning to curlier looks

          Woman hit in van crash dies

          Tue Aug 6,10:40 AM ET

          Family mourns as beating case builds in court

          Earlier Stories
          Thousands protest in Haiti
          Tue Aug 6,10:40 AM ET

          The rap on hip-hop's generation and its future
          Tue Aug 6,10:40 AM ET

          Judge denies bail for 4 in mob beating deaths
          Mon Aug 5,11:05 AM ET

          Where are the Black baseball fans?
          Mon Aug 5,11:05 AM ET

          Things are looking uptown
          Mon Aug 5,11:05 AM ET

          Sharpton's detour down a low road
          Wed Jul 31,10:07 AM ET

          Black community concerns to be discussed during congressional recess
          Wed Jul 31,10:07 AM ET

          Man charged with intimidating co-worker
          Wed Jul 31,10:07 AM ET

          Iverson cleared of all but 2 misdemeanor counts
          Tue Jul 30,10:34 AM ET

          Officials display rebel flag on public beach

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        • black_detroiter1
          Growing up in jail Tue Aug 20,12:46 PM ET Law requires juveniles to face adult penalties and prisons Finding ways to help female entrepreneurs Tue Aug 20,12:46
          Message 4 of 7 , Aug 21, 2002
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            Growing up in jail
            Tue Aug 20,12:46 PM ET

            Law requires juveniles to face adult penalties and prisons


            Finding ways to help female entrepreneurs
            Tue Aug 20,12:46 PM ET

            Goal: The African American Women in Business Conference aims to

            teach what it takes to operate a business.

            African-American research library offers special collections
            Tue Aug 20,12:46 PM ET

            The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), which opens October 26, will serve as a hub of information about the rich history and heritage of African, African-American and Caribbean cultures and will provide numerous services,programs and resources to the community.

            Can hip-hop stars help mobilize young Blacks?
            Mon Aug 19,10:29 AM ET

            More than 20 years after rap started in New York, steeped in protesting the social and economic conditions of Black people in America's ghettos, hip-hop is returning to its activist roots.

            Famine looms for 6 million in Zimbabwe
            Mon Aug 19,10:29 AM ET

            Drought, politics contribute to woes

            Haitians struggle as politics rule
            Mon Aug 19,10:29 AM ET

            The streets in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, are dirty, narrow and congested. The stench of human excrement wafts from open sewers. Most traffic lights don't work because the country cannot always afford electricity.

            Ex-sheriff given life term for murder of rival
            Fri Aug 16,11:05 AM ET

            Georgia: Sidney Dorsey, who arranged the slaying of Derwin Brown on Dec. 15, 2000, days before victim was to take office, also draws 23 years on corruption charges.

            Harlem team's safe at home
            Fri Aug 16,11:05 AM ET

            Officials issue retroactive waivers on residency rules

            ExxonMobil gives $100,000 to Black dance theater
            Fri Aug 16,11:05 AM ET

            ExxonMobil Foundation has contributed $100,000 as the first corporate grant to support Dallas Black Dance Theatre's 2002 Capital Campaign.

            AIDS hits poor, women harder
            Thu Aug 15, 2:38 PM ET

            Study spurs call for more funding

            Earlier Stories
            Did Little Leaguers cross the line?
            Thu Aug 15, 2:38 PM ET

            Cochran stealing big cases, rival says
            Thu Aug 15, 2:38 PM ET

            Shaq surgery is likely
            Wed Aug 14,10:56 AM ET

            Can you dig it?
            Wed Aug 14,10:56 AM ET

            Delores 'Dee' Parmer Woodtor dies
            Wed Aug 14,10:56 AM ET

            Black girls get a magazine of their own
            Tue Aug 13,11:25 AM ET

            UNC students to immerse selves in South African culture, studies
            Tue Aug 13,11:25 AM ET

            Howard grad returns to Mecca as VP
            Tue Aug 13,11:25 AM ET

            The NBA drops tobacco firm as a sponsor
            Mon Aug 12,12:03 PM ET

            AAF Mosaic Multicultural expo expands
            Mon Aug 12,12:03 PM ET

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          • James Grant
            Hip-hop summit to focus on youth empowerment Tue Oct 8,10:13 AM ET In response to an invitation issued by hip hop legend and Dallas native, the D.O.C., the
            Message 5 of 7 , Oct 9, 2002
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              Hip-hop summit to focus on youth empowerment
              Tue Oct 8,10:13 AM ET

              In response to an invitation issued by hip hop legend and Dallas native, the D.O.C., the Hip-Hop Summit Action
              Network is convening its third major summit in Dallas, Texas. Oct. 11-12, at the Adolphus Hotel and the Texas
              Academy of Arts and Letters.


              Artist Empowerment Coalition (AEC) hosts benefit

              concert
              Tue Oct 8,10:13 AM ET

              Raising awareness about performing and recording artists' rights

              HistoryMakers presents an evening with Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
              Tue Oct 8,10:13 AM ET

              Two Day Event to Include "Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education" and "Salute to the 2002 HistoryMakers"

              Spike Lee produces Jim Brown documentary
              Mon Oct 7,11:32 AM ET

              Filmmaker Spike Lee says he hopes black athletes will see his new documentary Jim Brown: All American and be
              inspired to speak out against social injustice.

              For McNabb, it's truly an upset
              Mon Oct 7,11:32 AM ET

              He turns in a gutty performance despite a queasy stomach.

              The poor play more
              Mon Oct 7,11:32 AM ET

              The Connecticut Lottery doesn't want people to know this, but those who play the lottery tend to have lower
              incomes and less education than the public at large.

              Spike Lee weighs power, responsibility of movies
              Fri Oct 4,11:25 AM ET

              To Spike Lee, real power comes not from the barrel of a gun, but the lens of a camera. Full Coverage

              Edwards resurfaces with Dolphins after nearly losing his leg
              Fri Oct 4,11:25 AM ET

              Robert Edwards doesn't hesitate when asked what was the worst thing that ever happened in his football career.

              Team chaplain doubles as the resounding voice at sports events
              Fri Oct 4,11:25 AM ET

              Thwack! Hampton University has blocked a Howard punt. The Pirates' Travis Oliver picks up the ball off the
              Armstrong Stadium turf and runs 23 yards for a touchdown to make the score Hampton 22, Howard 0.

              Thorton surviving with AIDS far beyond expectation
              Thu Oct 3, 2:54 PM ET

              `The secret was killing me faster than the disease'

              More Stories
              MLK's daughter calls 'Barbershop' jokes an act of incivility
              Thu Oct 3, 2:54 PM ET

              New Chicago law requires firms to tell slavery links
              Thu Oct 3, 2:17 PM ET

              Sparks still flying for Public Enemy
              Thu Oct 3,11:01 AM ET

              Vernon Jordan to receive leadership award
              Thu Oct 3,11:01 AM ET

              Rights hero returns to Ole Miss battleground
              Thu Oct 3,11:01 AM ET

              African-American Research Library and Cultural Center grand opening
              Tue Oct 1,11:58 AM ET

              Iverson wants to do the right thing
              Tue Oct 1,11:58 AM ET

              Spike Lee to give speech at Hampton
              Tue Oct 1,11:58 AM ET

              St. Aug. College wins award from American Red Cross
              Tue Oct 1,11:58 AM ET

              Suit alleges hazing in death of AKA pledges
              Mon Sep 30, 1:03 PM ET

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