Archive for April 7th, 2015

African-American Unemployment Rate was 10.1% in March

The African-American unemployment rate in March continued its roller-coaster ride, never dropping down to the jobless rate of other racial ethnic groups, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. The overall unemployment rate for African Americans last month was 10.1%, down from 10.4% in February. The jobless rate for men 20 years old and older was 10.0% in March, […]

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High School Student Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Schools

Harold Ekeh, an 18-year-old high school senior who immigrated from Nigeria to New York with his parents when he was eight years old, has been accepted by all eight Ivy League schools. Ekeh, who attends Elmont Memorial High School in Long Island, N.Y. , has received acceptance notices from Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and Pennsylvania. Although they […]

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Tiger Woods is ready for The Masters

Will Woods’s Back Allow Him to Master the Masters?

With a simple sentence posted on his Website, Tiger Woods announced that he will play in the Masters, which began Monday, with official practice rounds on the course at Augusta National. “It’s obviously very important to me, and I want to be there,” said Woods, who at one time was the world’s No. 1 golfer. Because of his back injuries, […]

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Anthony Ray Hinton recently was freed from nearly 30 years on Death Row for a crime he did not commit.

Anthony Ray Hinton Released from Death Row for a Crime He Didn’t Commit

  Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, ¬†on Friday became a free man after nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row for a crime he did not commit. Hinton was happy to be out of prison but angry because it took so long for Alabama officials to test evidence that would have freed decades earlier or never led to charges against him. […]

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