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Officials like Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Shultz hope a heavier-than-normal turnout will blunt Republican hopes of taking over the Senate.
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Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has pledged $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago's South Side for loans to small African-American businesses.
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FRIDAY Aug. 1, 2014, 2014 -- Across the country, barbershops serve as a time-honored destination for a good cut and conversation.
6 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View
In the summer of 1963, the KQED Film Unit invited author James Baldwin to investigate racism in San Francisco.
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Host Michel Martin poses in the Tell Me More studio at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. Although the show is ending, Michel says there are "many stories yet to tell."
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Dinanath Batra, who wants to "Indianise" and impart native value systems to the country's education, says it is a "fact that African-Americans are called negroes", a term now globally considered offensive but which finds mention in his book taught in government schools of Gujarat.
He endured massive protests and a contentious 2012 recall election, but Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has been vindicated in his efforts to curb union power in the state.
It's estimated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four out of five black women in the United States are overweight or obese.
For more than a decade, the African American Film Festival on Martha's Vineyard has featured a wide variety of African-American independent films and provided a platform for filmmakers that include Jeffrey Wright, Del Roy Lindo, Reuben Cannon, Kenny Leon, Ben Vereen and Reginald Hudlin.
July 31--A group of African American BART track maintenance workers say they were subjected to racist death threats at work last month -- the latest incident in a continuing pattern of racial discrimination and harassment.
Throughout its history in America, dance music was made by - and for - people of color.
Sharon Grant, widow of the late MP Bernie Grant and chairman of Haringey Citizens' Advice Bureau, said the lack of ethnic diversity created a "perception" problem for people in Tottenham.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that the civil rights group will partner with Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, to create an initiative to increase the number of Black-owned franchise businesses in the U.S. "Franchising can be a powerful economic ... (more)
Model agents told her she'd never make it, hairdressers refused to touch her hair and Kodak didn't even make film that could cope with her skin tone, but somehow 40 years ago Beverly Johnson became the first black woman on the cover of American Vogue.
One of the first times I recall being asked the question "Where are you from?" was also one of the first times I realized that being black wasn't a sufficient answer.
Not only for her infamous geisha performance at the 2013 AMAs but also for her new mummy dancers on her Prism tour.
Climate change is not just for our caucasian brothers and sisters. The results of climate change have had a major impact on the African American community.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:35 pm
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