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I just sent a message to President Obama beginning with God bless you! I am a straight, gray-haired granny.
May 17 through May 23
1864 ----- John William “Blind” Boone, was born on this day in Miami, Mo., to a fugitive slave woman who had been owned by descendents of Daniel Boone and to a man who was a bugler in the 7th Missouri State Militia Calvary (Union).
A U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana has ruled that state officials must provide voter-registration materials and assistance to welfare recipients in person, online, through the mail and over the telephone to comply with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993.
Judge Jane Richie Milazzo said the NVRA requires that all public-assistance recipients must be provided with a voter registration application whether they seek benefits in person or over the Internet, by telephone or through the mail.
Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach, who helped write the 1965 Voting Rights Act, died May 8 at his home in Skillman, N.J. Katzenbach was 90 years old.
The United States Department of Agriculture and the Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service recently awarded $400,000 to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to pay for the organization's 10-week college internship summer program.
Eighty percent of Democrats are satisfied with President Barack Obama as the party's presidential nominee, compared with 59 percent of Republicans who are happy with Mitt Romney as the party's standard bearer, according to a USA Today/Gallup Poll.
by Frederick H. Lowe
A Chicago man who spent 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit was cleared on Tuesday of one charge, but he still faces another charge related to the same crime.