African-American Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Rachel Dolezal announces she's pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KREM-TV Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Rachel Dolezal confirmed she was pregnant Tuesday. She told TMZ that she was in her second trimester and is expecting her third Rachel Dolezal announces she's pregnant SPOKANE, Wash.

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  2. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOV9

    Congressional supporters now have the votes in hand to uphold a White House veto, if one becomes necessary, of a resolution of disapproval Republicans are trying to pass. Foreign Islamic militants, seeking freedom of movement, have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, the AP determines.

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  3. Blackface, afro wigs spark backlash against studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KFVS12

    A social media post of five students dressed in blackface and wearing afro wigs is causing a backlash at Whitworth University in Washington State. A picture of the Whitworth student-athletes dressed up in their interpretation of the Jackson 5 quickly made waves at Whitworth.

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  4. Director of Taylor Swift's Africa Music Video Fires Back at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheBlaze.com

    The director of Taylor Swift's new "Wildest Dreams" music video fired back Wednesday at critics who skewered the work for supposedly advancing stereotypes of white colonialism. The video, filmed in Africa and directed by the acclaimed Joseph Kahn, was released before the VMAs Sunday night and aims to tell a love story set in the 1950s.

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  5. Director defends Taylor Swift's music video over whitewashing claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... history." He also noted that the video's producer, Jil Hardin, and editor Chancler Haynes are both African-American. "There is no political agenda in the video. Our only goal was to tell a tragic love story in classic Hollywood iconography," Kahn ...

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  6. Minority firefighters speak out after racist postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTNH

    More fallout today after New Haven Fire Lieutenant Kevin Owens was suspended for a racial slur against African Americans that was posted through his Facebook page. "So, the question is, how can he serve mankind or the people in this community with sentiments of that in his heart," asked fellow firefighter Darrell Brooks. 1 comment

  7. Mike Huckabee Wants to be President yet advocates for Lawlessness and defying Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    Mike Huckabee thinks he is qualified for and deserves to be our next President, yet he advocates for lawlessness and defying the Supreme Court ruling on Marriage Equality . It should come as no surprise that he attempts to justify this because of his and other Christian's religious beliefs.

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  8. Column: The rap battleRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Shorthorn

    ... society. So grab your mics and plug in your headphones: it's time to talk hip-hop. The vast majority of the African-American community has shown love for the hip-hop genre. Rap music has been around since the '70s and has been, arguably, the most ...

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  9. Supervisors vote to support remembrance for the enslaved on Loudoun courthouse groundsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Loudoun Times

    ... ated coverage: -"NAACP rally at Loudoun courthouse-'Tell the whole story'" -Loudoun supervisors to consider African-American, slave memorial

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  10. Traffic study: No 'significant bias' in Sacramento CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... of traffic stop data. It found no "significant bias" within the Sheriff's Department. However, it did find African-American drivers were more likely to be stopped and searched than other drivers. Researchers at the University of Southern California ...

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  11. School Under Fire For Mass Baptism Before Football PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVC

    Video and pictures posted online of a mass baptism before football practice at a metro area high school are causing controversy across the county. Several people on social media and the web say it's injecting religion into a public school.

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  12. TV One/RolandSMartin.com Poll: 72 Percent Of Black Parents Favor Charter SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOne

    Cornell Belcher , Founder and President of Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the methodology used to compile the survey statistics detailed in the TV One NewsOne Now special The New Orleans Charter School Revolution: 10 Years After Katrina . According to the TV One/RolandSMartin.com poll, 72 percent of African-American parents polled favored public charter schools, with 13 percent opposing their institution; 74 percent of those polled showed interest in enrolling their children in charter schools, with 18 percent saying they would not be interested.

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  13. Full statement from Judge Martin ClarkRead the original story

    Wednesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    On August 19, 2015, I personally removed General J. E. B. Stuart's portrait from the Patrick County Circuit Court's courtroom.

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  14. Taylor Swift's ''Wildest Dreams'' Director Defends Video Amid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | E! Online

    ... the criticism, Kahn has issued a lengthy statement in defense of the video, noting that it was edited by an African-American man and produced by an African-American woman. "'Wildest Dreams' is a song about a relationship that was doomed, and the ...

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  15. American dancers teach technique, confidence in South AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | KMIR 6

    ... At the end of the lesson, they quiz Sims about life as a professional dancer. The story of Alvin Ailey, an African-American who launched a now globally recognized dance company more than 50 years ago, resonates in South Africa where black dancers ...

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  16. S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley fuels Republican VP talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Bellingham Herald

    Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina is generating buzz that she'd be in the mix for the Republican vice presidential spot in 2016, following her successful handling of the removal of the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds after the shooting deaths of nine African-Americans inside a historic Charleston church. Appearing Wednesday at the National Press Club, Haley teetered between deflective and receptive to the VP talk, at first dismissing it as a way-too-early political exercise, given that 17 Republicans are still elbowing each other to win the Republican presidential nomination.

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  17. Director Of Taylor Swift's New Video Defends His WorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    Taylor Swift's video for her new song "Wildest Dreams" launched a storm of Internet criticism , including a searing review on this blog. The video is set in Africa of the 1950s, with Swift playing an actress who's having a love affair with her co-star in a film.

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  18. How to Write a New York Times Op-Ed in Three Easy StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Ann Coulter

    Today we'll talk about how to write a New York Times op-ed in 45 minutes or less. We all like labor-saving tips! The main point to keep in mind is that your op-ed is not intended to elucidate, educate or amuse.

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  19. What does Black Lives Matter want from the average white citizen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Star Tribune

    ... night, I was assigned the dreaded dish duty. I did the scrubbing; alongside me was Trey, a 21-year-old African-American man who did the rinsing and the stacking. Now, when a person is standing for hours washing pan after greasy pan, there is not ...

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  20. Confederate Park Name Being DebatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | NBC29

    Opponents of the name say it's offensive to African-Americans. The park surrounds a memorial to the county's confederate soldiers.

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