African-American Newswire (Page 11)

African-American Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for African-American. (Page 11)

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  1. Why Health Care Repeal is a Stealth Tax Break for MillionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Counterpunch

    ... racial lines. The 100 wealthiest Americans, none of whom are black, today own more wealth than the entire African-American population combined. Unsurprisingly, most of us would like to live in a much more egalitarian society. If we can't swing it, ...


  2. DialogueRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis , the last of the so-called "Big Six" leaders of the African-American civil rights movement.


  3. A Generation of Young BaracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    "Obviously, the first African-American president - we were very, very excited around that time," said Conrad Tillard, adding, "we couldn't think of a better name." Barack Chad Joseph Tillard, now 7, and a second-grader at St. Luke's School in Manhattan, was born three months after Inauguration Day in 2009.


  4. Clarence Becton: Straight Ahead Into FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    Clarence Becton is a musicians' musician-meaning, someone well-known in musician circles. He belongs to the generation of American jazz heroes who grew up under economically and socially difficult circumstances, and for that very reason, succeeded in gaining a comprehensive education, emancipating himself, and embodying the history of jazz music by directly learning from and working with greats of almost every stylistic era-ragtime, swing, bebop, post-bop, and avant-garde.


  5. Sound AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    We're diverse as hell, according to the last census. In this city of 491,000 people, we're about 45 percent white, 27 percent Latino, 18 percent Asian and 15 percent African-American.


  6. Liberal protest could crash on itselfRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Times SLO

    The leftist tide of anti-Trump loathing and hatred has turned into a tsunami of hysteria that Michael Goodwin says is like sounding five alarms for a dumpster fire. These people are so terrified of a country without liberal progressivism that it's no longer enough to call Trump a racist and a bigot who hates minorities.


  7. Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle still 'haunted' by family's experience with racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Meghan Markle has recounted a shocking story about her family's experience with racism . The actress shared the painful anecdote with her readers on her lifestyle website The Tig , in honour of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


  8. Donald Trump thanks black voters for staying at home on election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro UK News

    ... In the aftermath of Clinton's shock defeat, many pointed to the fact she was unable to draw in as many African-American voters as Barack Obama as one of the reasons behind her failure. Although, the Democrat won 88% of the black vote - compared to ...


  9. Students, faculty recite lesser-known MLK speeches to highlight civil ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    On Wednesday, Binghamton University students and faculty gathered outside the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development to hear their peers read excerpts from the speeches of civil rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. Organized by members of the Educational Opportunities Program and the Student Support Services , "Through the Words of MLK" featured seven different speakers reciting passages from some of Dr. King's lesser-known speeches to celebrate the depth of his philosophy, and to acknowledge the amount of work that still must be done for the civil rights movement in the United States. The event was part of BU's inaugural Martin Luther King Jr., Week of Welcome Celebration.


  10. For the first time since Reagan, the Cabinet won't include a LatinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    In the closing months of Ronald Reagan's presidency, the 40th president filled a vacancy in his Cabinet and made history. Lauro Cavazos became education secretary in September 1988 and the first Latino to be confirmed for the Cabinet.


  11. Celebrating Dr. King with the Departure of Barack ObamaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Dissident Voice

    With the establishment of the period when the nation would celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, no one could have anticipated the possibility that one day that period would converge with the date when a "first black president" would be turning over executive power after serving two terms. But in just a few days Barack Hussein Obama will conclude an ironic but historic chapter in the ongoing story of this strange and dangerous place called the United States of America.


  12. Woodley feels mistreated by UFC due to raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo Sports

    Tyron Woodley believes the UFC has a golden opportunity to take African-American boxing fans and make them into mixed martial arts fans - so long as the company puts in the effort. The UFC welterweight champion and native of Ferguson, Mo., sees that the biggest black star in combat sports in this generation, undefeated boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr., has retired, with no obvious successor ready to take his place.


  13. Online commentary went to farRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    It is one thing to criticize Mayor Rowe who is capable of defending himself, but to accuse him and his dead father of wearing white sheets and lynching Black people is going too far.


  14. US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than othersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Post-Bulletin

    Technology company Oracle has discriminated against women, African Americans, Asians and non-Asians in its employment practices, the U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday after filing a lawsuit. "The leading technology company has a systemic practice of paying Caucasian male workers more than their counterparts in the same job title, which led to pay discrimination against female, African American and Asian employees," the department said in a statement.


  15. The Braiding BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Natural hair braiding is a cultural craft well known to people of color. But if you live in South Dakota, then you may know the service is not very easy to find here.


  16. The Obama years - dignity and disappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    As the final months of Barack Obama's presidency have dwindled to days, and now hours, the sense of foreboding is increasingly laced with disappointment, and even anger. To many of his most ardent supporters, Mr Obama was the man who came to power raising high hopes, only to let them down.


  17. Dr. King's birthday: Better late than neverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Tri-Valley YMCA will hold its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fellowship breakfast Monday with former Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti as host. The breakfast observance at the DoubleTree hotel in Pleasanton comes a week later than the national holiday.


  18. U of L Theatre Arts hopes to inspire with a BaltimoreaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Louisville Cardinal

    ... will run from Feb. 2-6 and Feb. 9-12 in Thrust Theatre. "Baltimore" tells the story of Shelby Wilson, an African-American resident advisor at a New England college. Wilson believes racism is over until a racist picture is drawn on a black student's ...


  19. A short but excellent piece by the Southern Poverty Law CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MetaFilter

    Google and the Miseducation of Dylann Roof - How did Dylann Roof go from being someone who was not raised in a racist home to someone so steeped in white supremacist propaganda that he murdered nine African Americans during a Bible study?


  20. Man says Milwaukee's sheriff detained him for shaking headRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    In this July 18, 2016 file photo, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Milwaukee resident Dan Black says Clarke had deputies question him after a flight because he shook his head at the lawman, who has gained national prominence for supporting Donald Trump.