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  1. The Gracie to Feature Chamber Music Theatre Performance Celebrating African-American WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PRWeb

    As part of Husson University's celebration of Black History Month and Women's History Month, the Gracie Theatre will host a performance of "Ain't I a Woman!," a theatre work that celebrates the lives of four African-American women. The show is a unique marriage of theatrical narrative and chamber music.


  2. Education professors publish book discussing lesser-known black scholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    College of Education associate professors Keffrelyn Brown and Anthony Brown recently published the book "Black Intellectual Thought in Education: The Missing Traditions of Anna Julia Cooper, Carter G. Woodson, and Alain LeRoy Locke" in an effort to provide a counter-narrative in the study of African-American intellectuals and culture across history. Cooper, Woodson and Locke were prominent black scholars and philosophers in the early 20th century who spoke out on subjects including race, gender, education and art.


  3. Remembering a Deep ThirdaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    Kyle Lovern/WDN The bricks under the monument show the business names on what was once known as "Deep Third" in downtown Williamson.


  4. Portrayal & Perception: African American Men & BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

    How do you teach an African American boy to become a leader? In "Teaching Success," three different approaches will be taken on the road to success: a program for young entrepreneurs and one of its star pupils; the commitment of African American educators at Pittsburgh's Manchester K-8 school on the North Side; and the Black Male Leadership Development Institute, a seven-day leadership training collaboration between Robert Morris University and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh.


  5. On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not ComfortableRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    In January 1997, the poet Miller Williams stood on the steps of the Capitol at President Bill Clinton's second inauguration and read a poem he'd written about our country: The place she takes us on her new album is the South, where as a girl she traveled around with her poet father. "We were very close," Williams tells NPR's David Greene, "and the literary world and the music world were part of my psyche at a very young age."


  6. Sylvester Stallone considered boycotting Oscars over diversity rowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | DNA India

    Sylvester Stallone thought of boycotting the February 28 Oscar ceremony due to the lack of diversity in this year's nominations. The 69-year-old action star, who is nominated in best supporting actor category for Creed , said he spoke to his director Ryan Coogler, who is African-American, about whether or not he should attend, reported People magazine.


  7. Oscars 2016: Sylvester Stallone considered boycotting OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ... 69, is the only person from the boxing movie Creed to be nominated for an Oscar, although the film stars African-American Michael B Jordan and was directed and written by Ryan Coogler, who also is black. "I never thought I'd cross this threshold ...


  8. Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Anthony Anderson invoked NWA at the start of the NAACP Image Awards for a rap about the lack of racial diversity at other awards shows. The ceremony's host donned a gold chain and a baseball cap with the words "Nominees With Attitude" to sing about such snubs as "Beasts of No Nation" and "Creed" star Michael B. Jordan at the Academy Awards.


  9. African Americans Overrepresented in Lower-Paying Majors New...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... college majors associated with the fastest-growing, highest-paying occupations-STEM, health, and business. African-American students account for 7 percent of STEM majors. And even though they account for 10 percent of all health majors, they are ...


  10. Remembering the Lion of PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    One day in the late 19th century, a young German-American from upstate New York arrived in New York City. His adventure included a romp in Harlem, a major African-American hub of the city.


  11. Baker recalls lessons from Aaron, GilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

    When Nationals manager Dusty Baker looks at the wall in his house in California, he is reminded that black history is celebrated every day, not just during Black History Month in February. There are photos of former player and coach Jim Gilliam, Baker's former coach with the Dodgers; Hall of Famer Hank Aaron; and former Braves farm director and general manager Bill Lucas and his father, Johnnie B. Baker Sr. Baker said he has been successful for more than 50 years in professional baseball because of those people.


  12. Ad agency Droga5 doubles down on 120 Wall St.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Post

    In the latest affirmation of downtown's allure to creative and media firms, red-hot global strategic agency Droga5 is more than doubling its space at Silverstein Properties' 120 Wall St., expanding by 110,000 square feet. Droga5, founded in 2006, is one of the nation's most celebrated media shops.


  13. Women and minorities don't get as much from their degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    A college degree is generally considered a worthy investment, but evidence is piling up to suggest that certain types of students benefit more from their degrees than others. African-American students are overrepresented in the lowest paying majors, according to a study released Tuesday by Georgetown University's Center for Education and the Workforce .


  14. Elgin school board member chastised for 'racist' Facebook commentsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... school board. "I want all people to succeed. There is one race -- the human race. Did I not honor that African-American author by quoting him? I stand by quoting Jason L. Riley," she said. School board member Traci O'Neal Ellis said the community's ...


  15. Secundaria and I Can Be President Out on DVD TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    First Run Features has announced that SECUNDARIA and I CAN BE PRESIDENT: A KID'S EYE VIEW are coming to DVD tomorrow, February 9, 2016. Scroll down for details! SECUNDARIA quietly follows one high school class on its journey through Cuba's world-famous National Ballet School.


  16. Women's Work Short Play Festival to Kick Off Feb 23 at New Perspectives Theatre CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    New Perspectives Theatre Company is pleased to announce THE WORK GOES ON: A WOMEN'S WORK SHORT PLAY SAMPLER. The festival is one of two this spring in celebration of our 25th Anniversary Season.


  17. Purdue students protest anti-abortion groupRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... with members of the black community on campus. For the campaign, the group consulted Ryan Bomberger, an African-American author, and co-founder of The Radiance Foundation , a nonprofit that has drawn fire for using provocative messaging such as ...


  18. Culture, interpersonal perceptions, and happiness in social interactions.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | CiteULike

    The authors examined cultural differences in interpersonal processes associated with happiness felt in social interactions. In a false feedback experiment , they found that European Americans felt happier when their interaction partner perceived their personal self accurately, whereas Asian Americans felt happier when their interaction partner perceived their collective self accurately.


  19. Sylvester Stallone: 'Creed Director Told Me Not To Boycott The Oscars'Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Creed director Ryan Coogler urged Sylvester Stallone to ignore the Oscars boycott trend and represent their boxing drama at the Academy Awards. Stallone, who is up for a Best Supporting Actor award at the Oscars, admits he considered joining the boycott over the lack of diversity among the leading nominations, but his African-American director insisted he go.


  20. The Kinsey Collection Comes to FAMURead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    Students nationwide are learning about the lives of people like MLK and Malcolm X, as part of Black History Month. Many know their legacies.