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Black media slighted as spending power exceeds $1 trillion

Although annual Black spending is projected to rise from its current $1 trillion to $1.3 trillion by 2017, advertisers allot only 3 percent of their $2.2 billion yearly budget to media aimed at Black audiences, a new Nielsen report has found. ...

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Hyde & Seek

Carolos Hyde (34) returned to the field after serving his suspension to take part in Ohio Sate's rout of FAMU. What was the take away in Saturday's trouncing of the Buckeye's victory over the Rattlers by 76-0, and what does it mean in their upcoming game this weekend against Wisconsin? (Photo by Gregory Lewis/GLIMAGE) ...

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Sam’s Club CEO to headline 2013 Columbus Urban League Empowerment Day

The Columbus Urban League’s 38th Annual Empowerment Day luncheon is on November 4, at noon at the Hyatt Regency. Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam’s Club, the warehouse club division of Walmart Stores, Inc., will headline this year’s 38th Annual Columbus Urban League (CUL) Empowerment Day. ...

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The struggle must continue

On September 15, 1963, four young black girls attending services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama were killed by a bomb planted by white supremacists in the church on a Sunday morning after listening to a Sunday school lesson entitled, "A Love That Forgives." Twenty-two other members were injured. ...

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Meechie – Missing People

Missing people. ...

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Flowers of faith

Second Baptist Church volunteers Willie Mae Clayborn (rear) and Patricia Harris plant new flowers and spruce up the entrance way. (Photo by Ray Thornton) ...

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In budget faceoff, Obama warns of ‘economic chaos’

A potential federal shutdown looming, President Barack Obama on Monday warned congressional Republicans they could trigger national "economic chaos" if they demand a delay of his health care law as the price for supporting continued spending for federal operations. ...

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Ohio student performance tied to poverty

Student performance in the classroom is linked to poverty, an analysis of data collected under Ohio’s new school assessment system and released Monday confirms, according to groups representing Ohio school boards, administrators and treasurers. ...

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Free fresh produce time at Faith Ministries – Saturday

The relocation and renovation of Hale Hall and the Hale Black Cultural Center to one of the most historic buildings on The Ohio State University campus will be celebrated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, at 154 W. 12th Ave. ...

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Our Voice – Embracing ourselves

Last week, the father of a 7-year-old girl felt compelled to pull his daughter out of an Oklahoma school after school officials complained the girl’s dreadlocks were distracting to other students. ...

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