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The O'Jays to Host 8th Annual Scholarship WeekendThe O'Jays will hold their 8th Annual Celebrity Scholarship Weekend October 25 to 27 in Las Vegas."Education is an issue that impacts all of us," said Eddie Levert, Sr., co-founder of The O'Jays.
by Frederick H. LoweChicago-based restaurant chain Potbelly Sandwich Shop's Initial Public Offering on Friday ate most of this year's IPO competition.The company set an opening day price of $14 per share for 7,500,000 shares of common stock.
by Frederick H. LoweSteven Hawkins, a former attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund who represented black men facing the death penalty, has been named executive director of Amnesty International USA.
Herman Wallace, who spent more than 41 years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana prison, died on Friday, October 4, three days after he was released because he was deathly ill.
Cofounder of Hurston/Wright Foundation Resignsby Frederick H. LoweClyde McElvene said he has resigned from the Hurston/Wright Foundation, a company he cofounded in 1990 with novelist Marita Golden, to counsel black writers.
by Hazel Trice Edney(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- Amid a continuing standoff between Congressional Republicans and Democrats this week, President Obama has reached out to his base, asking them to start signing up for Affordable Health Care coverage and to even embrace the Republican-invented term “Obamacare.
October 8 1986 ----- The Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Akinwande Oluwale Wole Soyinka, a Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, literary and social critic, on this day.