A U.S. delegation that includes members of the Black press, elected
officials, performing artists and representatives of such organizations
as the NAACP and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition will be in Senegal from
April 2 to April 4 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of that country’s
independence from France and the dedication of the 150-foot-high
African Renaissance Monument.
African cities will be excluded from the mix when American Airlines
launches new international destinations at John F. Kennedy Airport in
2011. The carrier is expanding its foothold in New York and says
minority owned businesses will benefit from that expansion.
In a gym at a tiny college in the capital of the most obese state in
the nation, state Rep. John Hines dropped his chest to the floor, let
out an "Aaaarrrrgggh!" and forced through a few final pushups.
Activist shareholder Carl Icahn raised the stakes in his yearlong
dispute with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. on Friday, launching an
all-out bid to take over the movie studio following disagreements over
Fifty-eight year old Dawn Dawson loves three things in this world, her
daughter, her cats and her morning can of Coca-Cola. “I’ve cut down in
the past three years because of the sugar content, but I still get up
in the morning and have a Coke,” said Dawn. Dawn is not alone in her
addiction to what some health officials call ‘liquid candy’.