Articles related to: Osama Bin Laden
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For the city of Milwaukee and especially the African American community there were a few highlights believe it or not. The Milwaukee Courier’s longtime social columnist, Mattiebelle Woods was honored with a street naming dedication on what would have been her 108th birthday on Oct. 31, 2011. The street which is actually a triangle is located on 27th and Center Streets.
Also, our own nationally renowned urban farmer Will Allen, CEO & Founder of Growing Power continued to build on his dream, and also announced an initiative to …
By Stacey Patton
Special to the NNPA
Understandably, the killing of Osama bin Laden unleashed strong emotions among Americans – relief, satisfaction, fears of retribution, denial, and even exuberance.
But, there was something distasteful about the raucous celebrations that took place outside the White House, in Times Square and at Ground Zero. The late night news coverage gave us a one-night affair of fists pumping in the air, jubilant cries of “USA! USA!,” and demonstrators singing that famous post-game victory song “Na Na Na, Hey, Hey, Hey, Good-bye!”
The next morning, a Muslim …
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By George E. Curry
“If Pakistan cannot or will not take out these high-level terrorists targets and we have actionable intelligence about where they are, then I would take action to protect the American people. I firmly believe that if we know the whereabouts of Bin Laden and his deputies and we have exhausted all other options, we must take them out.” Senator Barack Obama Op-Ed in the Globe Gazette Mason City, Iowa Aug. 12, 2007.
On Sunday night, President Obama made good on that promise, announcing that a team of …