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Stories for February 2014

Friday, February 28

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State of Black children dismal at best

According to the report, the number of Black children in poverty has been holding steady for over the last decade at 10 to 11 million. Unfortunately, the same children haven’t fared that well in society. They are the poorest children in America.

Thursday, February 13

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SCLC Annual MLK Gala

Armond Buddish Keynote Speaker at SCLC MLK Gala

Tuesday, February 11

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Calvin D. Williams new Police Chief

He was assigned to the SWAT unit and then, in 1997, Commander of the Fourth District. In March of 2005, he was appointed chief of Police.

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The "King" comes back to Cleveland

According to King, this fight will feature the next generation of boxers, the evolution of future champions. Featured on the card will be Angelo Santana (14-1, 11 KOs) vs. Hank Lundy (23-3-1, 11 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight main event.

Wednesday, February 5

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East View celebrates 100 years

The church started in December 1912 at 137th and Kinsman; the first twenty-five years were full of struggles and successes.

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What's wrong with the Cavs, are they quitters?

Could the blame fall on General manager Chris Grant? Has his job been saved by finally making a great trade with Chicago this year for Deng?

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‘Isn’t it better if I were White?’

There are a host of issues with Black boys and how they’re fairing in our educational system.

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85 richest people have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest

They keep the wealth concentrated in the hands of a few and they make sure it’s there for the next generation.

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Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms

Cloves C. Campbell, Jr., chairman of the NNPA, said he remains optimistic that his group will get a fair hearing in federal court

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Ohio State names California educator as president

Drake is an ophthalmology professor who also is a published textbook author. In 2005 he was named the fifth chancellor of UC Irvine, where he also served as a professor.

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Sin Tax will be on May ballot

“This is our property. We own these places. If the Indians and Cavaliers packed up and left Cleveland, we will still own these buildings and places,” said County Councilman Pernell Jones Jr.

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United departs from Hopkins, takes 470 jobs with them

Smith shared how the smaller airports are not really being used anymore as hubs, and named some of the larger airports like Atlanta, Chicago are places airlines are gearing to making sure they have a big presence.

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Black History Month Events

Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday, February 4

Register for NewBridge Afterschool Programs

NewBridge Afterschool Arts and Technology Classes