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  1. Viewpoint: What Boston must do to get more black lawyersRead the original story

    39 min ago | Business Journal

    ... 1997 and below the national average. These numbers are clearly discouraging. But when I hear from young African-American lawyers in Boston...

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  2. Fairview' playwright is well aware she's making you uneasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marin Independent Journal

    There's a tension sometimes between the need to expand whose stories are told on theater companies' stages and the drive to diversify their audiences. One doesn't necessarily lead to the other, at least not by itself, and people tend to avoid talking about the politics of, say, an African-American story onstage when there are almost no people of color in the audience, because it raises too many uncomfortable questions.

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  3. What the - radical' Sears catalogue says about our racial pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    At lunchtime Monday, shortly after he heard that the once-mighty Sears company was filing for bankruptcy, Louis Hyman thought, "Huh, I should write some stuff down." Hyman, a historian of capitalism who teaches at Cornell University, spent 10 minutes or so typing out a Twitter thread that began: "In my history of consumption class, I teach about #Sears, but what most people don't know is just how radical the catalogue was in the era of #Jim Crow."

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  4. UNCF to Host Inaugural Philadelphia Leaders' Luncheon at the Union LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Honorable Tom Wolf, governor of Pennsylvania, serves as moderator for a thought-provoking panel discussion on the tremendous impact of HBCUs and the regions they've served for more than 150 years. Welcome address provided by The Honorable James Kenney, mayor of Philadelphia.

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  5. Students explore careers in energy during Mississippi Power BEAM eventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... just like one of the biggest things. It's so politicized," said Anderson. "As a female and certainly as an African-American woman that it's very important that we get these kind of fields out there to know that there is certainly a lot more out ...

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  6. Friendship Day celebrates the cultures of FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    International Friendship Day, a day set aside to recognize the cultural makeup of Fairbanks, is returning this year with performances, programs and more global outreach.

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  7. Adam Ray To Star In 'The Bellmen'; 'The Banker' Adds Taylor BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: Adam Ray is set to star as the lead in the upcoming film The Bellmen directed by Cameron Fife. The movie follows a charming bell captain at a popular Arizona resort who decides becoming a manager is the only way to win the girl of his dreams The cast of The Bellmen also includes Josh Zuckerman, Jonathan Kite, Andrew Caldwell, Alphonzo McAuley, Willie Garson, Kelen Coleman, Anjali Bhimani, Richard Kind, and Thomas Lennon.

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  8. Chelsea Clinton: Louis Farrakhan's Latest Speech 'Made My Skin Crawl'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Townhall

    Chelsea Clinton is urging her fellow Democrats to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan after he delivered yet another controversial speech about the Jewish community. In a recent speech to his congregation, Farrakhan compared Jews to termites.

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  9. Chelsea Clinton calls out Louis Farrakhan over anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Chelsea Clinton called Louis Farrakhan's anti-Semitism "dangerous" and said laughter in response to it "made my skin crawl." Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was reacting on Twitter to a Farrakhan tweet in which the leader of the Nation of Islam said "I'm not an anti-Semite.

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  10. Could Trump Win 20 Percent of the African-American Vote in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Townhall

    The provocative Donald Trump certainly seems to be disliked by a majority of African-American professional athletes, cable news hosts, academics and the Black Congressional caucus. Yet there are subtle but increasing indications that his approval among other African-Americans may be reaching historic highs for a modern Republican president.

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  11. Staffers' Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination Within Pritzker's CampaignRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Pritzker's campaign is simply the latest in a long line of incidents that prove that when it comes to the African-American community, Pritzker's actions don't back up his words. Here, we have his own staffers  - seasoned political operatives - ...

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  12. Fifty years later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos relive the protestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    FRUS athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their gloved fists in the Black Power salute to express their opposition to racism in the USA during the US national anthem, after receiving their medals 16 October 1968 for first and third place in the men's 200m event at the Mexico Olympic Games. At left is Peter Norman of Australia who took second place.

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  13. Democratic campaign workers file lawsuit, allege discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... break spending records and accuse one another of criminal activity. The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that African-American and Latino campaign staffers "are herded into race-specific positions where they are expected to interact with the public, ...

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  14. Book Talk with Author Darrell HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    Back in the day, the local ball field was the place to be for African American communities on Sunday afternoons.

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  15. Democrats have not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... a far more significant investment than past cycles. The committee is putting an emphasis on turning out African-American women, including running advertising focused on black women ages 18 to 39 in more than 40 districts. The DCCC also has run ...

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  16. Scott Ainslie immerses himself in rural and working class traditions, and we benefit.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Monterey County Weekly

    After the latest news cycle, we could all use some rebalancing. Musician, educator and storyteller Scott Ainslie aims to bring a bit of that to his upcoming performance at The Lab on Sunday, Oct. 21. The country is in real danger of simply blowing apart.

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  17. OPED: The GOP's frightening election strategy In the late 1960s, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    In the late 1960s, the Republican Party embraced what it called the Southern Strategy, an appeal to disaffected white Democratic voters who were resentful of desegregation and felt threatened by the gains of th OPED: The GOP's frightening election strategy In the late 1960s, the Republican Party embraced what it called the Southern Strategy, an appeal to disaffected white Democratic voters who were resentful of desegregation and felt threatened by the gains of th Check out this story on yorkdispatch.com: This combination of May 20, 2018, file photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta.

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  18. African-American Couple Makes History With 2018 Emmy Award NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

    On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr . They are the first African-American married couple to both earn Emmy Award nominations in the same year.

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  19. Affirmative Action should account for more diversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Campus

    On October 15, 2018, the Massachusetts District Court began proceedings of Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College It was found that admissions officers added or subtracted points to/from students' SAT scores.

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  20. Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... a far more significant investment than past cycles. The committee is putting an emphasis on turning out African-American women, including running advertising focused on black women ages 18-39 in more than 40 districts. The DCCC has also run ...

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