Daily Archive: October 16, 2013

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    What’s in Our Shopping Carts?

      With a current buying power of $1 trillion, manufacturers and marketers should be paying careful attention to the shopping patterns of African-American consumers. The…

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    Building Bridges

    On October 11, 2002, we lost a great Black leader to an assassin’s bullet.  Who was he?  Stop reading right now and see if you…

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    Judge Who Upheld Nation’s First ID Law Now Regrets It

    In 2007, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit in Indiana upheld the nation’s first voter ID law along party lines. At the time, Democrats and the American Civil Liberties Union argued that a voter ID law passed by a Republican-controlled legislature in Indiana would have a disparate impact on the poor and minorities due to both groups being less …

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    6-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Carnival Cruise Line Pool

    Qwentyn Hunter (pictured), 6, drowned in a pool aboard a Carnival Cruise Line vessel on Sunday while at sea during the last leg of a four-day Caribbean cruise, CNN reports. The Winter Garden, Fla., boy was reportedly in the pool with his 10-year-old brother and other members of his family when the ship’s DJ noticed the child struggling in the w …