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  • Blacks struggle with 72 percent unwed mothers rate

    11/06/2010 10:53:29 AM PDT · by MamaDearest · 158 replies · 2+ views
    ap.org ^ | November 6, 2010 | Jesse Washington
    Snips from Excerpt only website: Seventy-two percent of black babies are born to unmarried mothers today, according to government statistics. This number is inseparable from the work of Carroll, an obstetrician who has dedicated her 40-year career to helping black women. The black community's 72 percent rate eclipses that of most other groups: 17 percent of Asians, 29 percent of whites, 53 percent of Hispanics and 66 percent of Native Americans were born to unwed mothers in 2008, the most recent year for which government figures are available. The rate for the overall U.S. population was 41 percent.
  • OBAMA CAMPAIGNS IN OAKLAND - Political video smack-down

    03/17/2007 9:47:18 PM PDT · by SmithL · 29 replies · 1,269+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle | 3/17/7 | Carla Marinucci
    'Hillary 1984': Unauthorized Internet video for Obama converts Apple Computer's '84 Super Bowl spot into a generational howl against Clinton's presidential bid -- It may be the most stunning and creative attack ad yet for a 2008 presidential candidate -- one experts say could represent a watershed moment in 21st century media and political advertising. Yet the groundbreaking 74-second pitch for Democratic Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, which remixes the classic "1984" ad that introduced Apple computers to the world, is not on cable or network TV, but on the Internet. And Obama's campaign says it had absolutely nothing to do...