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  1. Guest column: Diabetes a political issueRead the original story

    17 min ago | Post Register

    At the moment, I'm thinking about one of my baseball heroes, Lou Brock - the St. Louis Cardinals great who recently had the lower half of his left leg amputated as a result of diabetes. Brock, one of the greatest base stealers of all time, seemed to save his best for World Series, turning the best pitchers into nervous wrecks every time he reached base.


  2. Mays, Berra receive Medal of FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... of the Sexes winner Billie Jean King in 2009. In 2010, Bill Russell, not only an NBA legend, but the first African-American head coach in the association. In 2013, Ernie Banks. Last year, Charlie Sifford, the Jackie Robinson of golf . Mays did not ...


  3. Offers FREE Sign Up for Interracial DatingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PR Log

    Popular interracial dating site, offers free sign up facility for all interracial dating websites listed on the site in order to help people find right interracial match VAUGHAN, Ontario - Nov. 27, 2015 - PRLog -- Popular interracial dating site, offers free sign up facility for all interracial dating websites listed on the site in order to help people find right interracial match. Date & time Dating anyone outside your race is really challenging.


  4. Inspiring the next generationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Record

    ... to believe in myself and see myself as a leader." Even though she questioned herself and didn't see many African-American women in leadership roles, Fortenberry knew that she had a something to offer as a leader in government. The opportunity to ...


  5. The WilliesCHANGE, and Tears, at LastRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... most historic moment in the long and bloody 143 years since the end of the Civil War and the liberation of African-American slaves. We have paused to admire Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Langston Hughes, Paul Robeson, Tom Bradley, Bill ...


  6. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... Yo-Yo Ma, Gabriela Montero and Anthony McGill, with its echoes of Shaker simplicity, klezmer passion and African-American jazz and swing; Jill Biden's tears as her husband took the oath of office; the National Anthem; the 21-gun salute. I cried most ...


  7. Sculptor Preserves Black History In South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    "Without knowing about our past, our culture, you know it's just like a tree with no roots," Williams said. That's why he sculpts and paints images of the first African American leaders in South Dakota, as well as some famous black leaders who have visited the state.


  8. Edmonds School Board authorizes superintendent to sign off on Civic Field saleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | My Edmonds

    The 2015 school board poses for the last time together Tuesday night. From left, board members Gary Noble, Ann McMurray, Kory DeMun, April Nowak and Diana White with Superintendent Nick Brossoit.


  9. UT case's return to Supreme Court renews affirmative action debateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... one to admit promising minority students who are not in the top 7 percent of their class, including "the African-American or Hispanic child of successful professionals in Dallas." Critics say the policy is not only unfair to similar white students ...


  10. On campus, separate is still unequalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  11. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... said Allen Fore, the vice president of public affairs for Kinder Morgan. "As a National Landmark and African-American history museum and community center, Dorchester is a critical component of our nation's history. We're pleased to make a ...


  12. Amid Application Season, Seniors Consider A New Criterion: Race RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... those protests make racial relations factor highly in their college search. A few hundred students - mostly African-American - made their way into a vast hall on Chicago's southside, visiting tables adorned with bright banners and school brochures. ...


  13. Column: How committed are we to freedom of speech and association?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and some other colleges demonstrate an ongoing ignorance and/or contempt for the principles of free speech.


  14. Sight & Sound: the January 2016 issueRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sight and Sound

    ... a new print of E.A. Dupont's masterful 'VarietA ' and the first sight of a never-released film with an African-American cast were the high points of 2015. By Pamela Hutchinson. Questions concerning inclusivity and the politics of ...


  15. A woman of many hats: Smithsonian exhibit honors Dorothy HeightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... for all women, a sign of modesty, a sign of being fully dressed. Hats are a sign of particular meaning with African-American church women. And not merely on Easter Sunday, when Christian girls and women traditionally donned a bonnet or hat, and ...


  16. Ten Most Underrated African-American Women in MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... but that would open a debate that these digital pages are not prepared for handling. One thing is for sure: African-American women have come a long way since then. However, for every Beyonc, Janet or Diana, there have been countless African-American ...


  17. Fox's Brian Kilmeade Asks Black Co-host If She Makes Kool-AidRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    A "Fox & Friends" segment on peach cobbler appeared to get uncomfortably tense when anchor Brian Kilmeade asked co-host Harris Faulkner if she serves Kool-Aid with her meals. After Faulkner mentioned that a summer version of her cobbler can be prepared as well, Kilmeade, who is white, asked, "Do you make Kool-Aid?" As the video above shows, the lively chatter among the four hosts came to a brief halt as Faulkner reacted.


  18. On Thanksgiving, I'm thankful my ancestors left Europe, and that America took them inRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    It is unconscionable that you would use the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut to prevent terrorism's worst victims from... "I've got something I'd like to say." That's what I usually offer up as a preamble, as I try to get the attention of my kids and other family members gathered around the Thanksgiving table.


  19. Can A Boycott For Justice Take A Bite Out Of Institutionalized Racism?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Acts of racism against people of color are so plentiful these days that one would think the world was in the 50's or 60's. Well, act of rebellion are more prevalent as well.


  20. PETA Trolls Thanksgiving: Eating Turkey Is Cannibalism!aRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Have you ever been munching on a turkey leg and thought, "Man, I bet this is how my neighbor Frank tastes!" - well, if you're PETA, you have. The animal rights organization teamed up with Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller and actress Gillian Anderson to produce a new advertisement that outright likens turkey-eaters to cannibals, just in time for Thanksgiving Day.