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Soledad O'Brien Hosts Second Annual Special

A year ago, “Black in Americaâ€" debuted on CNN to a lot of fanfare, but the 2-part special failed to live up to the hype basically because it bit off more than it could chew. After all, there is tremendous diversity among African Americans, and the show did its best to cover as many sectors of the Black community as possible. Unfortunately ...


Soledad O"Brien Hosts Second Annual Special

A year ago, "Black in America" debuted on CNN to a lot of fanfare, but the 2-part special failed to live up to the hype basically because it bit off more than it could chew. After all, there is tremendous diversity among African Americans, and the show did its best to cover as many sectors of the Black community as possible. Unfortunately, the upshot of that overambitious endeavor was that the program introduced more storylines than it was capable of addressing satisfactorily . . .


ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) -- Until a few years ago, the memory of three African-American soldiers was buried beneath the sandy, desert in New Mexico, their remains left behind by the military and to the mercy of looters.
With some investigating and modern forensics, government archaeologists excavated the remains and identified them as Army Pvts. Thomas Smith, David Ford and Levi Morris ...


Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong will meet with Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first astronauts to walk on the moon want President Barack Obama to aim for a new destination: Mars.
On Monday, the Apollo 11 crewmen, fresh from a Washington lecture Sunday in which two of them expressed concerns about NASA getting bogged down on the moon, are meeting with Obama at the White House. In one of their few joint public appearances, the crew of Apollo 11 spoke on the eve of the 40th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon, but didn't get soggy with nostalgia ...


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