Daily Archive: October 16, 2013

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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 …

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    SCOTUS Likely To Uphold Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

    (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions. The court heard arguments over a 2006 change to the state constitution to prohibit the University of Michigan and other state schools from any consideration of race when they decide whom to admit. …

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    Bishop T.D. Jakes Slams ‘Preachers Of L.A.’

    Bishop T.D. Jakes recently took to his pulpit at the The Potter’s House in Dallas to denounce the sanctified rachetness of Oxygen‘s new docu-series Preachers of L.A, reports the Christian Post. Bishop Jakes wanted to make it clear to his congregants that they didn’t have to worry about their offerings going to his suits, houses or cars, b …

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    New House GOP Plan As Debt-Limit Deadline Nears

    (AP) — Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, end a 15-day partial government shutdown and extricate divided government from its latest brush with a full political meltdown. The …

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    Duggan vs Napoloeon: Let The Debates Begin!

    The Michigan Chronicle is proud to announce it is teaming up with CBS 62 and Newsradio950 in the first televised mayoral debate airing Sunday in the historic election between former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan and Sheriff Benny Napoleon.The highly anticipated debate between the two candidates will air as a special hour long “Michigan M…