09 20 2014
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The Skanner Goes to Washington for Black Press Week

Black publishers meet with Congressional Black Caucus

The Skanner publisher, Bernie Foster was one of more than 30 Black newspaper publishers who met with the Congressional Black Caucus as part of Black Press week. Topic of the week was healthcare, with most publishers supporting the passage of the healthcare bill: the statistics show Black adults and children lack this basic necessity and as a result have more serious health problems and live shorter lives.


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Tea Partiers Bark Loudly, But Bite Softly

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- If you thought Tea Party activists were mad before, you ain't seen nothing yet. Instead of being discouraged by passage of health care reform, tea party activists across the country say the defeat is a rallying cry that makes them more focused than ever on voting out any lawmaker who supported the measure...


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