Your Black News from TheGrio – 09/09/09

9 Sep
  • Couple gets married at 7-year-old son's funeral
    Couple gets married at 7-year-old son’s funeral

    By theGrio

    6:01 PM on 09/08/2009

    VIDEO — The parents of a 7-year-old boy who died after an upstate New York car crash have fulfilled his wish that they get married, and they did it at the child’s funeral.

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  • Noose left in front of black family's house
    Noose left in front of black family’s house

    By theGrio

    4:00 PM on 09/08/2009

    VIDEO — The holiday weekend was marred by racial threats in one Cleveland, OH suburb. Kids heading back to school would routinely be the talk of West 223rd Street in September but not this year…

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  • Line up for international Jackson tribute announced
    Line up for international Jackson tribute announced

    By theGrio

    1:49 PM on 09/08/2009

    VIENNA (AP) — Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and Natalie Cole will be among the top artists performing at a Sept. 26 Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna, organizers said Tuesday.

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  • Obama challenges students to take pride in their education
    Obama challenges students to take pride in their education

    By theGrio via AP

    1:25 PM on 09/08/2009

    VIDEO — In a pep talk that kept clear of politics, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged the nation’s students to take pride and ownership in their education…

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