Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pakistani interrogator says bin Laden wives gave little away

Pakistani interrogator says bin Laden wives gave little away
Two female Army officers sue to remove combat ban

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

UVa law group files federal suit on limits of women in combat
Va. Supreme Court clears Bennett Barbour of 1978 rape

Teen-Age Boys Exhibit True American Spirit

    Black Buzz News Service
    James S. Robinson, Jr. Project
    Robinson Family Archives
    Pittsburgh, PA
    May 28, 2012                                                            



They're Pals Now---Alfred Cleveland, Fifth Avenue High School student (left) shakes hands with John Fuimara of Dinwiddie Street, in the office of James Robinson, Hill City director, following a dispute which reportedly almost caused a riot near  Fifth Avenue School last Thursday evening.  Robinson looks on as the two boys make up.  Both youths said they knew nothing about  riot rumors which had circulated throughout the district.


           

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Families also pay the price for repeated war tours | Stryker Brigade - The News Tribune

Families also pay the price for repeated war tours | Stryker Brigade - The News Tribune

Pentagon pushes female troops closer to battlefield - Washington Times

Pentagon pushes female troops closer to battlefield - Washington Times

Women should be entitled to full citizenship rights as Americans which means they must fight and die on the front lines just like similarly situated men..

Afghan forces will take control of some volatile areas - News - Stripes

Afghan forces will take control of some volatile areas - News - Stripes

The US troops nor NATO forces haven't even gone into some of the provinces in Afghanistan and how long have we been there?

Black and White in the 21st Century Old Dominion

Much more progress is needed in all the institutions that effect the quality of upward mobility for people of color in the Old Dominion. Virginia has made more progress than most states in the area of race relations but the income/wealth gap between the Black population and the majority population continues to widen.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mother's Day Wolfe, Robinson, Saunders Families


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Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson Project
Saunders Robinson Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
May 13, 2012

Candace is Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders great great great grandmother who was born in Charlotte, NC in 1815.  Candace is Papa Wolfe's grandmother.  Papa Wolfe's mother's whereabouts were unknown and his grandmother Candace raised Papa Wolfe on the Wolfe Plantation.  Papa Wolfe married Dicie who is pictured below and is the great grandfather of Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders.


Seated next to the little boy is Dicie Gady Rorie Wolfe who is the great grandmother of Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders and wife of Papa Wolfe.  Dicie was born on August 25, 1864 in Pee Dee River South Carolina which is home to the Pee Dee Cherokee Nation.  Dicie is part Cherokee First American.



Odessa Pearl Wolfe Brooks is the mother of Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson and is the grandmother of  Thomas  J. and Ronald B. Saunders.  Mama Pearl's mother is Mama Dicie pictured above.  

Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson pictured above is the mother of Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders












Friday, May 11, 2012

The honor of wearing the crimson beret | Russia Beyond The Headlines

The honor of wearing the crimson beret | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Jury finds Balfour guilty in Hudson slayings

Jury finds Balfour guilty in Hudson slayings

Commentators suggest Obama took a political risk in backing same-sex marriage | PRI.ORG

Commentators suggest Obama took a political risk in backing same-sex marriage | PRI.ORG

President Obama's support of Same Sex Marriage could cost him at the poll with all voting demographics.
 Politicians will say and do anything to get elected and reelected.

Race still an issue for voters, 4 years on | Danny Westneat | The Seattle Times

Race still an issue for voters, 4 years on | Danny Westneat | The Seattle Times.

 The subject of race will not go away thinking it doesn't exist.

Retirement Gala for Julian Bond - St. Louis American: Community News

Retirement Gala for Julian Bond - St. Louis American: Community News: A cadre of leaders of industry, business, arts, politics, community, culture and education honored civil rights icon Julian Bond in the grand …

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Nonrural Districts See Faster Growth In PreK Participation - Rural Education - Education Week

Nonrural Districts See Faster Growth In PreK Participation - Rural Education - Education Week

Twitpic - Share photos and videos on Twitter

Twitpic - Share photos and videos on Twitter

5 arrested in alleged terrorist plot to blow up Cleveland-area bridge

5 arrested in alleged terrorist plot to blow up Cleveland-area bridge

High court's approval rating hits new low ahead of health ruling - The Hill's Healthwatch

High court's approval rating hits new low ahead of health ruling - The Hill's Healthwatch

The 10 States and 10 Jobs With the Most Low-Wage Workers - The Atlantic

The 10 States and 10 Jobs With the Most Low-Wage Workers - The Atlantic

Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas lead the way. Did Obama win any of these states in 2008?

New Research Suggests Federal Education Grants Are Working - The Atlantic

New Research Suggests Federal Education Grants Are Working - The Atlantic

Is America’s Economic Recovery Built To Last?

Is America’s Economic Recovery Built To Last?: “This Week’s” panel of economic experts debated the status of the economy and the opportunities and barriers that lie ahead on the path to recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression. Sunday’s broadcast, in partnership with the Miller Center at the University of..Virginia