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Gillespie On Bundy, Officer Shootings
Reno: News From The North
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Bundyfest: It Could Happen
Life In Baker, California
Bryce Harper Benched In Washington
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Do Investors Manipulate Short Sales?
Let's Talk About Beer
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
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Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
The Good Foods Of Lent
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger

The Recession's Effect on the African American Community
The Recession's Effect on the African American Community

AIR DATE: February 13, 2012

February is Black History Month, and UNLV is holding a forum looking at how the recession has impacted the African-American community.  So how hard was the Vegas community hit?  Were ethnic minorities more or less affected when it came to business, education, jobs, and healthcare?  Local leaders weigh in.  Leave your comments below or call in.
The UNLV forum runs Feb. 9 from 6-9 p.m. at UNLV's Greenspun Hall.  It is sponsored by the UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives, the UNLV College of Urban Affairs, and the UNLV Black Professional Alliance.
Lawrence Weekly, Clark County Commissioner
Melva Thompson-Robinson, Assoc Prof of Environmental and Educational Health, UNLV
Theodore Ransaw, doctoral candidate, Dept. of Teaching and Learning, UNLV
Shaundell Newsome, owner, Newsome Marketing Enterprises; board member, Urban Chamber; former board member, 100 Black Men of Las Vegas
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