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14 min ago |

Backstory of 'Gone with the Wind' goes on display ...

Before "Gone with the Wind" hit the screen, it was a questionable investment that became a touchstone for race relations and was embroiled in moral questions ahead of Rhett Butler saying he did not give a damn.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Gone with the Wind

4 hrs ago |

TheBlaze's Buck Sexton Blasts Jon Stewart for 'Lecturing' on Racism

The Blaze's Buck Sexton filled in for Glenn Beck on his radio show today, and he really went after Jon Stewart for his commentary on Ferguson and racial injustice earlier this week.


8 hrs ago | The Nation

The New Fight for Racial Justice

Renewing the Struggle for Racial Justice, Post-Ferguson We must face the true causes of the chasm between White and Black America.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago |

Islam's influence on black history: highlights of NC's Muslim heritage

A recent forum clearly pointed out the parallels between the oppression of Palestinians, most of whom are Muslims, and the oppression of African Americans.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Turkey, NC

16 hrs ago | Science Daily

Dosage of HIV drug may be ineffective for half of African-Americans

Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc because they are more likely than European-Americans to inherit functional copies of a protein that speeds the removal of the drug from the body.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacology

16 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

'Labors' at Rose Hill Plantation Sept. 6

Join us Saturday, September 6, for our second annual "Labors" program. Through interactive exhibits, visitors will focus on the daily work of the enslaved African-Americans at Rose Hill, a large Upstate plantation in the 1800s.


Related Topix: Union, SC

16 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

African-American storytellers sought for St. Augustine 450th

Storytelling is one of history's great oral traditions. Before radio, television or the internet, everything we needed to know was passed along by word-of-mouth.


Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, Canada, Arts, Poetry

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Now Video Podcast: Black Folks' Relationship With And The Great Outdoors

Author Carolyn Finney joined Roland Martin Wednesday on "NewsOne Now" to discuss her book, "Black Face, White Space: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors."


The Jackson Sun

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACPEnvironmental issues on...

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACP 'We're looking at issues that affect all Tennesseans' Check out this story on Best known as a defender of civil rights, the NAACP is venturing into environmental issues through town hall ... (more)


Related Topix: Tennessee

San Francisco Bay View

Talking about Liberty Hall and Net Neutrality wit' Oakland mayoral candidate Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson has been a staunch activist in the Oakland area for about half a decade and has been working very hard on keeping the historic Liberty Hall building, the original Oakland home to Marcus Garvey's UNIA in West Oakland, in the hands of the Black community.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Activism, August, CA

Christian Science Monitor

Gov. Jerry Brown calls for mention of 'significance' of Obama's election in California textbooks

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, World News, Mexico, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Gutfeld Calls out Russell Brand for Lecturing Black Conservative on 'How to Be Black'

When far-left, white, British comedic actor Russell Brand scolded a black WSJ political commentator, Jason Riley as "freakish" and a "betrayer" of his race for not buying into the liberal narrative on the death of Michael Brown, Brand probably didn't realize how racist and arrogant he came across.

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Why John Mahama Is Likely To Win 2016 Election

I have been a student of elections since 1992, although I was not eligible to vote in that election, I have been an ardent follower of politics ever since, not as an active participant, but one who is more concern about this country and so is more than interested in knowing the political parties and their candidates at the turn of every election.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, John McCain, US News, World News, Ghana, Africa, John Agyekum Kufuor

The Orlando Sentinel

NAACP: Ocala's saggy pants ban targets black men

Ocala City Council members unanimously passed the ordinance last month, which made it a criminal offense for someone to wear pants two inches or more below the natural waistline while on city-owned property.


Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Uses His 'Asian Privilege' Argument As An Excuse To Attack African American Leadership

O'Reilly used his segment with Megyn Kelly on "white privilege" vs. "Asian privilege" the previous evening as an excuse to launch another angry tirade at the African American community and their leadership.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal, Megyn Kelly, Asian-American, US News, Liberal Political News

Deseret News

Why the poverty cycle is harder to break than we like to think a " and what can be done about it

A study of 800 Baltimore students finds that those who are born poor stay poor and education has little to do with it.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Age

Marlon Wayans accused of racial discrimination over Family Guy reference

Racism claims: Marlon Wayans has been accused of discrimination due to his use of the n-word..


Related Topix: A Haunted House, Family Guy, Marlon Wayans, Comedy, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Easton needs more black educators, pastor says

Pastor Phillip Davis of the Greater Shiloh Church said the district has a significant "imbalance" when it comes to race and income.


Related Topix: Easton, PA


Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

In the U.S. in 2010, 62 percent of African American babies began breastfeeding at birth, compared to 79 percent of white newborns, according to the CDC.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Medicine, Nursing

Carolina Beaches

Theatre In The Park Presents The World Premiere of Somewhere In Between

Theatre In The Park closes its 2014 season with the world premiere of Raleigh playwright, Adrienne Earle Pender's Somewhere In Between .


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Holly Ridge, NC


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