07 29 2014
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Landreu Succeeds Nagin As New Orleans Mayor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Frustrated by term-limited Mayor Ray Nagin's leadership of New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina, voters elected Louisiana Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu to succeed him Saturday, turning to a political scion to speed up the city's recovery. The vote preceded the Saints' victory in the Superbowl Sunday...


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Census Bureau 'Insults' Historic Influence of Black Newspapers, Publishers Say

Flanked by dozens of Black newspaper publishers from across the country, National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman Danny Bakewell is demanding that the U.S. Census Bureau allocates more funding in advertising for Black newspapers throughout America in order to conduct an accurate count in the 2010 U.S. Census.


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After State of the Union, Blacks Upbeat About Obama's Agenda

(NNPA) - A year after his historic election as the nation's first African-American president, Barack Obama is at a crossroads. In his State of the Union Jan. 27, President Obama aimed to deliver a game changing message, one capable of convincing Americans that his policies will create jobs, curb spending, restore prosperity and encourage national unity...


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