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  1. Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Minot Daily News

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity. The Massachusetts Democrat visited Morgan State University in Baltimore, marking her third trip this year to a historically black college or university.

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  2. Revolutionary War And Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Daily News-Record

    ... by 31 percent of independents and only 14 percent of Republicans. For understandable reasons, 66 percent of African-American voters are ashamed of the United States' history. At the other end of the spectrum, 74 percent of white voters are proud of ...

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  3. After the DNA debacle, Elizabeth Warren's outreach to minority communities makes a pivotRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren pauses while speaking at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington about her foreign policy vision for the country. After releasing a DNA report that she hoped would prove she wasn't lying about her Native American ancestry, Sen. Elizabeth Warren found herself on the receiving end of criticism from those who questioned whether the lawmaker understood minority communities well enough to win their support in her quest for the presidency.

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  4. NAACP Poll Reveals How Black Voters Cast their BallotsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Courier Online

    With voter fraud and voter suppression the talk of the midterms, the Advancement Project at the NAACP national office joined with the African American Research Collaborative to provide the first comprehensive analysis of how Black voters voted this cycle and why. Released in November, the poll of mid-term voters, conducted by the African American Research Collaborative-in collaboration with Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions-examined African American voters across various competitive elections to determine how this electorate engaged in 2018 and how those findings might shape the future of elections.

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  5. Warren seeks to solidify backing of African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, on her foreign policy vision for the country. Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday, Dec. 14, as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign.

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  6. DCF Secretary Eloise Anderson was Honored at the Transitional Jobs CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee used to be an industrial city that provided family wages to the Black community, when our family members migrated here from the South. People came here for a better life where they could raise a family and receive good benefits, but oh how times changed.

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  7. Warren seeks to solidify backing of African Americans Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFTV Orlando

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking to solidify her connection with African-American voters as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity. The Massachusetts Democrat visited Morgan State University in Baltimore Friday, marking her third trip this year to a historically black college or university.

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  8. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Childhood Home Sold To The GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOne

    ... sale, but sources tell us the home sold for $1.9 million." According to Atlanta Black Star , Dan Moore of African-American Panoramic Experience said he the federal government owning the King home is a positive, "When you look at preservation, it's ...

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  9. National Museum Of African American History And Culture To Display LeBron James' Equality SneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOne

    BA star LeBron James has been an influential voice in the fight for social justice and now his efforts to spread awareness about social equality will be highlighted at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, NBC Washington reported. The black and white equality sneakers that James wore during a game against the Washington Wizards last year are heading to the Smithsonian, the news outlet writes.

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  10. Nebraska school addresses racial tension with peer mediationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    A Nebraska high school's students and staff have formed focus groups in an effort to reduce racial tension and other conflicts.

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  11. Prada pulls items after outcry over blackface-evoking store display and productsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Haute couture fashion house Prada is taking heat for a store display and figurines on sale that evoked the racist blackface imagery of "Little Black Sambo" or a minstrel show. Prada pulled the " Pradamalia " products on Friday after a Facebook post showing the monkey-like figures with dark faces and big red lips went viral.

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  12. Nation's first black priest on road to sainthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Augustus Tolton, who is being considered for sainthood by the Catholic Church, was born enslaved in Missouri in April 1854. His parents, Peter and Martha Tolton, had him baptized Catholic, the faith of the family that owned them.

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  13. a Repairing the sins of the pastaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    "Free at last, free at last, Great God a-mighty, we are free at last." Every now and then, something happens to remind us that we as a community, State and nation need to face our history, confronting the difficulties we encounter to fulfilling America's promise of true equality and justice for all.

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  14. Prada pulls products after accusations of blackface imageryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New York, Dec 15 : Luxury fashion house Prada has withdrawn products after some items displayed at the front of a store here were seen as depicting blackface imagery. The products, part of Prada's "Pradamalia" line, were pulled on Friday after images surfaced of some merchandise depicting monkey-like figures with black faces and large red lips, reports CNN.

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  15. NAACP wrong on Lawrence schools hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    For months now I have been tirelessly fighting the battle of equal employment rights for African-American educators and those within the industry of education in Lawrence County to have fair and equal treatment when it comes to the hiring practices of the Lawrence County Schools system. I reached out to the local chapter of the NAACP, and I was told, and I quote, "the local chapter of the NAACP stated that there was some improvement on the hiring practices of the LCBOE."

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  16. Africanish: Kwanzaa and the Creation of Pan-African Identities, with Dr. Tameka HobbsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Prof. Hobbs , discusses the importance of Kwanzaa as a method of unifying, healing, and educating across the cultural and spacial divides within the African diaspora. Since its founding in 1966, the Kwanzaa holiday has been widely embraced across the U.S., and serves as an opportunity to explore and define the relationship of Blacks in America to the cultures and peoples of the African continent.

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  17. Elizabeth Warren: "I am not a person of color"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    NOVEMBER 13: Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network during a post-midterm election meeting in the Kennedy Caucus Room at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 13, 2018 in Washington, DC.

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  18. Government officials discuss process of nominating judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTXL

    ... Quince, the only black justice. Senate Minority Leader Audrey Gibson says there are many highly qualified African-American judges suitable for nomination to the Supreme Court. "Quality and qualifications are present, so there is no reason we should ...

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  19. National Park Service Now Owns the Home Where Martin Luther King Jr. Was BornRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... in 1929. He lived there for 12 years with his parents and grandparents, growing up in a predominantly African-American neighborhood called Sweet Auburn that was an economically diverse cluster of businesses, churches and homes. For decades, Dr. ...

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  20. NAACP to host Freedom's Eve Service Dec. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The Alcoa-Blount County NAACP will host an Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom's Eve Service from 10 p.m. to midnight on Monday, Dec. 31, at Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville. Area residents are invited to come together in praise, thanksgiving, prayer, testimonial and song to remember and celebrate the freedom granted to all.

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