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2014-04-30 16:26:43

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina Press is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of a new memoir by James E. Clyburn entitled, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black. In moving and personal prose, the civil rights activist, South Carolina political icon and confidant to President Barack Obama describes his rise from the Jim Crow-era South to become, as President Obama describes him, "one of a handful of...

2011-07-27 15:08:00

Republicans Showed A Violent Clip in Caucus to Stoke Confrontation with Democrats and President Over Debt Ceiling as Nation's Economy Hangs in the Balance Clip from "The Town": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGxYjJ5bcv0 The press conference can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXfLbW08Opc WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn held a press conference today to express...

2011-03-31 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) will welcome the Honorable U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn (D), representing the Sixth District of South Carolina, as the keynote speaker at the organization's first annual James K. Davis Scholarship Dinner. "We are so honored and pleased to have a national thought-leader of Congressman Clyburn's stature to address the members and constituents of AABE," says Eric Arnold,...

2010-11-16 00:00:54

Keynote Speakers, Presenters and Panelists at the Fourth Annual Conference on Health Disparities See the Affordable Healthcare Act and Private Investment Partnerships as First Steps to Ending Health Disparities Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) November 15, 2010 Focusing on the disparities in the quality of health care across demographic groups, the Fourth Annual National Conference on Health Disparities brought together White House officials and national and local healthcare executives to address a...

2010-09-16 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4785, the Rural Energy Savings Program Act. The bill passed by a vote of 240 to 172. This legislation includes both the Rural Star and Home Star programs, and marks another step forward for Democrats' "Make It In America" manufacturing agenda. The bill will provide loans to American families and farmers to renovate their homes and farms, make them more...

2010-08-20 05:05:00

FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- K&S Communications debuts a new locally produced newsmagazine, "Southern Stories with Kathy Andrews." The show will air on Saturday, August 21 at 8:00pm, and be rebroadcast on Sunday mornings at 6:00am. The program will feature travel pieces, human interest stories and investigative segments. The premiere episode will report on the loss of land among African-Americans in Charleston and on Hilton Head and will include interviews with US...

2010-03-30 11:55:00

DETROIT, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Reverend Dr. Wendell Anthony: Two thousand ten marks the 55th occasion in which the Detroit Branch NAACP, the nation's largest branch, will hold its Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner. The theme this year for this historic event is "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, and National Health Care: A Matter of Justice, Privilege, or Right." The City of Detroit and the State of Michigan have one of the worst rates of unemployment...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.