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News From Around the Web: Aug. 30 Edition

August 30th, 2012

In today’s top news, Michelle Obama says she’ll pass on watching coverage of the Republican National Convention, the MLK Memorial inscription has still not been changed one year after its dedication and Olympian Gabby Douglas is launching a gymnastics tour.

Michelle Obama says she’ll pass on watching coverage of the Republican National Convention. [AP]

After a year, the MLK Memorial inscription has still not been changed. [BET]

Gabby Douglas is launching a gymnastics tour. [AP]

Republican Gov. John Kaisch says, “We have to convince African Americans that they can start and own businesses.” [HuffPo]

A Black entrepreneur acquires a state-of-the-art telecom firm in Detroit. [PRWeb]

Beanie Sigel was arrested after drugs and a gun were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop. [BET]

A remake of the classic Diana Ross movie Mahogany is in the works. [BET]

The GOP is building a Black power base. [BET]

A Black pro-life group is blaming a Chicago Planned Parenthood for the death of a Black woman. [LifeNews]

South Africa’s protesting platinum miners will be charged with the murder of their 34 colleagues, who were shot by police. [BBC]

Nigeria is now on the priority list in terms of U.S. visa issuance. [Daily Trust]

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News From Around the Web: May 16 Edition

May 16th, 2012

In today’s top news, a medical report shows that Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman had a broken nose and other injuries, Trayvon Martin’s autopsy shows he had bruised knuckles at the time of his death and Jay-Z will take a break from recording to focus on parenting Blue Ivy.

Medical report shows George Zimmerman had a broken nose and other injuries after shooting Trayvon Martin. [BET]

Trayvon Martin’s autopsy shows he had bruised knuckles at the time of his death. [WFTV]

Jay-Z will take a break from recording to focus on parenting Blue Ivy. [BET]

Bobby Brown says recording his new album has been “healing.” [BET]

Study says more African-Americans leaving religious faiths each year. [USC]

Florida woman kills her four children before taking her own life. [NYT]

Mississippi lawmaker is fine with women using hangers to perform self-abortions. [MaddowBlog]

Report shows rising child care costs are forcing women to leave behind careers. [TODAY]

Chinese agencies looking for English teachers only seek white applicants. [MSNBC]

Charles Taylor says Hague prosecutors paid witnesses to testify against him in the war crimes trial. [BBC]

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News from Around the Web: April 13 Edition

April 13th, 2012

In today’s top news, President Obama says Kanye West is still a “Jackass,” Newark mayor Cory Booker saves a neighbor from a burning house and the National Rifle Association meets for its annual meeting amid pressure over gun laws.

President Obama says Kanye West is still a “Jackass.” [BET]

Newark mayor Cory Booker saves neighbor from burning house. [BET]

The National Rifle Association meets for its annual meeting amid pressure over gun laws. [NYT]

Three people were killed in an Ohio Cracker Barrel restaurant after shots rang out during a domestic dispute. [AP]

California’s Supreme Court ruled that employers no longer have to ensure lunch breaks for workers. [AP]

Arizona governor signs law banning most late-term abortions. [Reuters]

Rapper Diggy says he is one of the last “real MCs.” [BET]

The legendary Howard Theater reopens its doors. [BET]

U.N. peacekeepers stand ready to enforce Syria ceasefire. [AJE]

U.N. demands immediate end to Sudan oil conflict. [BBC]

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