05 29 2015
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40 Years of Service
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According to the author, this society has historically exerted considerable pressure on black females to fit into one of a handful of stereotypes

What is it like to be a black woman in America? That is the basic question explored by Professor Melissa Harris-Perry in her fascinating new book, "Sister Citizen."


Former militant Nasir Abas has become important anti-violence advocate in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The real life adventures of former al-Qaida-linked militant Nasir Abas have become a comic book in Indonesia, chronicling his transformation from foe to invaluable ally in the fight against terrorism.


He was left with no idea what effect the blowback from the brouhaha would have on his career as a journalist just for merely exercising his First Amendment Right of Free Speech

Juan Williams ignited a firestorm of controversy last year when he admitted to Bill O'Reilly on national television that he feels nervous whenever he sees fellow passengers in Muslim garb getting on a plane with him.


As much an appeal to black female empowerment as a personal coming home party for a Prodigal Daughter possibly harboring regrets about her longstanding liaisons with arch-conservatives

Kam Williams reviews "Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama," by Sophia A. Nelson


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