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Jackie Robinson remembered – historic black baseball player

Jackie Robinson remembered – historic black baseball player – excerpt from ‘Negro Firsts in Sports’ A.S. Doc Young The bringing of Jackie Robinson into baseball was at once the most controversial sports development of the century, the best-planned sports maneuver in history, and as courageous as matching of athletic ability and executive acumen as sports […]

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Strictly for laughs

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Ebony > April, 2005 > Article > Print friendly Strictly for laughs “It’s the battery. It needs a new car.” ” PSST…. Donuts?” ‘”Of course I look tired and rundown–I just spent three hours in your waiting room.” [ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] COPYRIGHT 2005 Johnson Publishing Co. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group

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The big score: African-American vendors and Major League Baseball team up to form a winning combination

The big score: African-American vendors and Major League Baseball team up to form a winning combination – Sports WHEN Ed Robinson opened his printing company 24 years ago, he had no idea that hundreds of thousands of people would be seeing–and using–his work on a regular basis, and he certainly didn’t think that his efforts […]

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10 biggest killers of black women

10 biggest killers of black women – diseases THEY are, the bedrock of the Black family: the nurturers and healers of everyone in the household from age 1 to 100. Yet for all the doctorin’ they do on all of the people under their roof, Black women, as a whole, are often neglectful about maintaining […]

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Ebony on the scene

Ebony on the scene IN NASHVILLE, B.W. Noble of Oklahoma (l.) is joined by the presidents of the nation’s four largest Black Baptist organizations, who touch fingers as a sign of unity at the group’s first Joint Midwinter Meeting. Accompanying Noble are (l. to r.) Major Lewis Jemison, Progressive National Baptist Convention Inc.; the Rev. […]

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Sisters in the spotlight – Leah Ward Sears, justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia – Cynthia Bramlett Thompson, Chair of the Girl Scouts of the USA – Charlotte McKines, Director, marketing & communications – Annice Canady. first female college football official – Dr. Toni-Marie Montgomery, Dean of Music, Northwestern University – Jeri Lynne Johnson, Assistant Conductor, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia – Jillian Bullock, filmmaker, wrestler, boxer – Sheryl Swoopes, WNBA star and devoted mother

Sisters in the spotlight – Leah Ward Sears, justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia – Cynthia Bramlett Thompson, Chair of the Girl Scouts of the USA – Charlotte McKines, Director, marketing & communications – Annice Canady. first female college football official – Dr. Toni-Marie Montgomery, Dean of Music, Northwestern University – Jeri Lynne Johnson, […]

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the new, groundbreaking Ebony sex survey

Are you satisfied: the new, groundbreaking Ebony sex survey FOR too long, African-American women and their sexual needs have been ignored. Over the decades, media-glorified studies have claimed to break new ground in regard to sexuality, but they seldom addressed the needs and concerns of African-American women. In fact, studies that addressed Black women usually […]

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40 years later … Have we overcome yet?

40 years later … Have we overcome yet? – 40th Anniversary of The March on Washington: 1963-2003 By Coretta Scott King Founder, Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change The day of the Great March on Washington was a day of increasing emotional power. Early in the day we were concerned because preliminary […]

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Is Atlanta the new Black Mecca? With its affordable housing, livable pace and reputation for encouraging entrepreneurship, Atlanta is the “go to” city for enterprising African-Americans

Is Atlanta the new Black Mecca? With its affordable housing, livable pace and reputation for encouraging entrepreneurship, Atlanta is the “go to” city for enterprising African-Americans Charles Whitaker This is the first in a series of articles on African-Americans in major cities with a population of 100,000 or more Blacks. Each article will spotlight leading […]

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Backstage at the last Cosby Show

Backstage at the last Cosby Show – television program After eight years in on of TV’s greatest productions, the Huxtable family moves on to other projects. HE never expected it to hit him so hard. After all, Malcolm-Jamal Warner had known for months that this would be the last season the Huxtables would be on […]