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Seattle Seahawks Visit White House Despite Marshawn Lynch Refusing To Go [Photos]

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You aint gotta go, Lynch! Feel free to take SEVERAL seats at home while your team meets MY president!

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is infamous for his anti-media stance

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AP: Largest Nonprofit Cuban-American Organization Provided Strategic Support For White House’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ Program

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Interesante . . .

Originally posted on CBS DC:

MIAMI (AP) — Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government’s secret “Cuban Twitter” program, connecting contractors with potential investors and even serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.

Interviews and documents obtained by the AP show leaders of the organization, Roots of Hope, were approached by the “Cuban Twitter” program’s organizers in early 2011 about taking over the text-messaging service, known as ZunZuneo, and discussed how to shift it into private hands. Few if any investors were willing to privately finance ZunZuneo, and Roots of Hope members dropped the idea. But at least two people on its board of directors went on to work as consultants, even as they served in an organization that explicitly refused to accept any U.S. government funds and distanced itself from groups that did.

The disclosure could have wide repercussions for what has…

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NewsOne Minute: PETA After First Lady Over Easter Egg Roll

lboogie81:

Uh oh!

Originally posted on News One:

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PETA Goes After Michelle Obama on Easter Egg Roll

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, more fondly known as PETA, is targeting first lady Michelle Obama in a new YouTube video, pleading with her to end the tradition of using real eggs in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

In the 80-second video, titled “Michelle Obama, We Need to Talk!” three preteen girls tell the first lady how “disappointed” they are with the use of real eggs and how much “better than this” she is. Read more.

Lee Daniels, Cathy Hughes And Michael Ealy To Be Honored At VOICES Benefit Gala     

Brotherhood/Sister Sol — a youth-based non-profit organization based in Harlem — honor the achievements of its youth and the philanthropic work of some of the nation’s most distinguished and influential individuals.

This year, honorees of the 10th annual VOICES benefit include Academy Award nominated filmmaker…

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USA TODAY: Alicia Keys joins first lady at White House

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Thank you for covering more insightful news about the First Lady and Alicia Keys!

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Alicia Keys joins first lady at White House

The first lady screens pal Alicia Keys’ coming-of-age film at the White House.

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