In the News: Three Women’s Rights Activists Share Nobel Peace Prize; Herman Cain Defends ‘Brainwashing’ Remarks and More

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Three Women’s Rights Activists Share Nobel Peace Prize

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize will be shared by three women–Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, activist Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and rights activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, who is the first Arab woman and one of the youngest recipients to receive this honor–confirmed the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday. These leading ladies are being recognized for their approach towards women’s rights, as well as efforts to promote social and political tranquility.

Read more at CNN…

New e-book club includes works by Alice Walker

Digital publisher Open Road Integrated Media and BookMovement.com have teamed up to form an e-book club called DigiReaders. The site will carry books various writers, including The Color Purple author Alice Walker.

Read more at The Grio…

Herman Cain Defends “Brainwashing” Remarks

Few are letting go of 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain‘s controversial comments about Democrats “brainwashing” Black voters.

See the back and forth discussion between Cain and MSNBC’s  Lawrence O’Donnell in the video below:

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