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  1. More on PlusRead the original story

    23 min ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    NOVA "The Origami Revolution" Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl's reactor. Dialogue "Author Isabel Wilkerson" The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks with host Marcia Franklin.


  2. Group Seeks to Showcase County's African-American HistoryRead the original story

    58 min ago | US News & World Report

    ... Union Army during the Civil War, according to Mary Harris, an Adamstown resident who has researched local African-American history. Frederick was also home to the first African-American newspaper in western Maryland: The Frederick Hornet, first ...


  3. Foul-mouth sports chants: Stuff a sock in them. Central Florida 100Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Read-In hosted at the Orlando Public Library in connection with Black History Month. It featured successful African-American academics and public figures reading works by black authors to an audience of young people. We need to be more intentional ...


  4. There needn't be a tradeoff between different election approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Jacqueline Wagstaff's Feb. 12 guest column reminded me of an effort eight years ago to scrap Durham's municipal primary. The reason given was also to save money.


  5. What we have in commonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    ... program in the early 1960's, and the race to beat the Russians into space. The movie centers around three African-American women who worked at NASA, and the impact they made. The movie website, Rotten Tomatoes, describes "Hidden Figures" as "the ...


  6. Coretta Scott King Book Award winner reflects on writingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    In Floyd Cooper's "The Ring Bearer" , which comes out in April, Jackson's mom is getting married. A deliberate child, he worries about his big job as ring bearer.


  7. Five Lessons Donald Trump Could Learn From Abraham LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... who were among his most outspoken critics. They included radical Republican Sen. Charles Sumner and African-American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, whom Lincoln collared after his Second Inaugural Address to ask his opinion of the speech. Critics ...


  8. Let's write the story of our peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    I have a dream, or is it mere fantasy? You decide. Imagine bringing into a room 100 black students, each with an assignment to write a 1000-word biography of the most eminent black intellectuals in South Africa since 1850.


  9. Three more firefighters say they were hazed by FDNY members 0:0Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | New York Post

    Three more FDNY firefighters have stepped forward to claim they were hazed and humiliated by fellow smoke-eaters, The Post has learned. One new case involves a male Hispanic probationary firefighter in his 20s who alleges he was "taunted, hazed and terminated" last year at a Manhattan firehouse, attorney Paul Liggieri told The Post.


  10. Keeping African American culture vibrant in Mount PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Betty Mullen fixes a bowl of gumbo Feb. 11 at the Second Baptist Ministries' 22nd annual Black History Month celebration in Mount Pleasant. Mullen has been a member of the church for more than 40 years and helps coordinate the celebration.


  11. More on PlusRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Outdoor Idaho "The Outfitters" Idaho's outfitting industry has always attracted colorful characters: the ones completely at home leading a pack string down a mountain trail, or piloting a raft through one of the state's many Class IV rapids. This is an industry with a major impact on Idaho's economy, its image, and its outdoor resources.


  12. Cattle grazing: Ijaw elders condemn attack on protesters in BayelsaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Ijaw Elders Forum, Lagos, views with serious concern reports of attack and brutalisation of protesting Ijaw women and youths in Yenagoa by alleged thugs. The victims were reportedly attacked on Tuesday as they assembled to engage in a peaceful march against the decision of the Bayelsa State government to offer land to Fulani herdsmen for cattle grazing in the state capital.


  13. For African-American 'idol' Aminyan, difference is a double-edged swordRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Not only was I unaware there were black "idols" in Japan, or black women who wanted to be idols in Japan - turns out, I didn't know what an idol actually was. You'd think that after 13 years of hearing the word if not every day, then damn near, that I would get its meaning.


  14. COLVIN-HISLE-TAYLOR, EdnaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    TAYLOR, Edna Edna received her heavenly wings on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the age of 81. Edna was born in Buhl, Alabama on November 18, 1935, the oldest child of six children the late Bradie and Ola Mae Colvin. She accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and joined Mt.


  15. Flint water crisis: Report says 'systemic racism' played roleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WEHT

    ... advised to use filtered water. "Our lawsuit alleges race discrimination in how and why the predominantly African-American population was exposed to contaminated river water while the surrounding predominantly white population continued to receive ...


  16. Ron Hart: Grammys' big winner? Yeah, Adele. The rest? Well, awfulRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Entertainers took time from giving each other awards to give each other awards at the Grammys on Sunday.


  17. Hiking in Eaton Canyon on a Sunday afternoon brings out the diversity of Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    ... saw that day hiking the outdoors. If I were to guess, I'd say white hikers were in the minority. There were African-American families, Asian-American dads and moms, Latino families and mixed-race couples all on the same hiking trail at the same time ...


  18. Collection inspires exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    ... There are less well-known figures from history as well. Garner has a figurine of Henry Flipper, the first African-American to graduate from West Point, in his cadet's uniform. There is now an award named after him to honor the graduate who best ...


  19. Judy Elliott: - Hidden Figures': The story of bigotry bowing to brain powerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... and exploration, adding a backstory of the unrecognized contributions to the space program made by gifted African-American women. The thorny issue of segregation was a reality in the lives of black mathematicians and scientists (in this case, women) ...


  20. What President Trump inheritedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    "I own nothing in Russia, I have no loans in Russia, I don't have any deals in Russia", Trump said. President Trump embraces white identity politics, which excludes Jews, Hispanics, Muslims, African-Americans, Asians -anyone who is not of Northern European heritage, white and Christian.