May 23, 2013


  • HAUL celebrates 45 years: National Urban League launches job program 
  •      Neighborhood development meetings set
  • Economic status of Black Texans declines
  • Obama speaks to Morehouse men
  • Bond stands by Tea Party comments
  • Obesity weighs heavily on African-American children
  • Blacks’ weight linked to fast food proximity
  • Business: Study reveals credit report errors
  • Entertainment: Candice Glover talks about winning ‘American Idol’; TV drama premieres June 3
  • Pro Sports/ College Sports: Isaiah Sweeney continues UH tradition
  • High School Sports: Wheatley girls make track & field history
  • Chag’s Place: The National Kidney Foundation; The Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and the Kingdom Builders’ Center; Lambda Zeta Chapter Amicettes Youth Auxiliary. 

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