Archive for September, 2010

Tavis Smiley, Cornel West unite for new radio show

September 27, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of America's most influential and provocative public figures, broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West have joined forces to co-host a new radio program – Smiley & West – this fall. Building on Tavis' current popular radio show The Tavis Smiley Show, Smiley & West will integrate [...]

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Injunction for post-Katrina housing discrimination case

September 23, 2010

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an injunction protecting funds from the Road Home Program so that displaced homeowners can have an opportunity to show that Louisiana and HUD have distributed recovery funds in a discriminatory manner.

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Community groups examine ways to tackle violence

September 8, 2010

by La Risa Lynch As kids head back to school, community and political leaders searched for ways to stop the violence that claimed 27 Chicago Public Schools students last school year. They sought input from residents, community groups, school officials, police and the youth who are most at-risk for gun violence. The Chesterfield Community Council [...]

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