African-American Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Deadline Apologizes for Saying Whites Aren't Getting Enough Hollywood WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | LA Weekly

    As we've noted, the latest research shows that people of color were getting only 6.5 percent of speaking roles on major broadcast-network shows, which is a far cry from America's 37 percent minority demographics, and an even farther cry from L.A.'s roughly 73 percent minority population. We've said it before: Hollywood's film-and-TV industry operates in a white bubble.

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  2. Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Prognosis in Type of Non-Hodgkin LymphomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bioscience Technology

    A new study found that people with lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma succumb to the disease or face relapse earlier than patients with sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood. The Wilmot Cancer Institute investigation is believed to be the first to report that lack of vitamin D is a potentially modifiable risk factor for this type of cancer.

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  3. A story untold: Time's running out for Vanport survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Greenwich Citizen

    In February, the Smithsonian Magazine published a long piece about the city's disappearance. The Oregon Historical Society 's current exhibit features Vanport, too.

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  4. Breast cancer types analysis predicts riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Breast cancer types analysis predicts risk A new report on breast cancer could help doctors better identify the risks and treatments for patients. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1CqiwV2 But now for the first time, new nationwide data may help doctors identify which patients are most at risk and which treatments are best.

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  5. Link About It: Night Vision EyedropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cool Hunting

    Night vision eyedrops are now a real thing thanks to Science for the Masses, an independent biomedical research lab in California. After speculating that Chlorin e6-a chemical that naturally forms in algae and other green plants-could possibly improve vision in the dark, one of the team's researchers offered up his own eyes to test it out.

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  6. Get To Know Your New 'Daily Show' Host, South African Comedian Trevor NoahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KQED

    No matter how much we pretend it isn't so, the truth of the matter is that Jon Stewart will be leaving The Daily Show desk . Last time he abandoned us, we got John Oliver as a fill-in, and look how great that turned out! So it's with an optimistic heart that we greet the announcement of Stewart's replacement.

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  7. Public Libraries and Hispanics Pew Report Shows Library Gap Between U.S.-Born and ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Library Journal

    The Pew Research Center's latest report taken from its 2013 Library Services Survey focuses on Public Libraries and Hispanics , examining usage patterns and attitudes among the United States Hispanic population age 16 and older. While the findings identify some differences between Latinos and their White [non-Hispanic] and African American counterparts, the greatest discrepancies lie between native-born Hispanics-those born within the 50 states or Puerto Rico-and immigrants.

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  8. Comedy Central's Jon Stewart Replacement? Very Meh.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ms. Magazine

    Trevor Noah could be the funniest man in recorded history or someone on par with Gallagher : Either way, he's yet another male host in the late-night talk-show universe. The South African comedian, who will succeed Jon Stewart at The Daily Show later this year, is biracial-which means that Comedy Central has not one but two late-night shows with black men at the helm.

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  9. What Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' Hiring Means for Late-Night TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hollywood Reporter

    In the spirit of the channel, congratulations to Comedy Central for bungling an opportunity to not only put a second African-American into a late night chair, but also a female, when it ill-advisedly passed over the wonderfully talented Aisha Tyler . It's another exasperating whiff for Comedy Central which, in a half-step forward for change, hired young, biracial South African comic Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.

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  10. Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central's The Daily Show, will be the program's new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network has announced. "Trevor Noah is an enormous talent.

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  11. Lionsgate's Codeblack Films Creates New USC Scholarship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Black Enterprise

    Lionsgate's Codeblack Films and the University of Southern California have partnered to launch a scholarship and screenwriting contest for African American students enrolled in USC's School of Cinematic Arts Writing for Screen and Television Division. Starting next month, Codeblack films will donate $50,000 to the scholarship fund, which will be awarded primarily to black students with a high financial need.

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  12. President Obama's unrecognized legacyRead the original story

    Monday | GantDaily.com

    ... power in new ways have sometimes raised hackles. That three of the most influential people around him are African-American women isn't the issue, insist critics sotto voce; rather it is whether two of them, Valerie Jarrett and Susan Rice, are the ...

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  13. Easter egg hunt starts Dumfries spring events seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Potomac Local

    The Dumfries-Triangle Rescue Squad purchased Easter Eggs purchased eggs to be hidden at Ginn Memorial Park on Graham Park Road. The event begins at 11 a.m. Pillar Church in Dumfries will provide a children's bounce house, as well as volunteers to run family games at the Easter event.

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  14. Comedy Central President: Two Black Late Night Hosts 'Not by Design'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mediaite.com

    With the announcement of Trevor Noah as the next Daily Show host , Comedy Central will officially have two back-to-back late night shows hosted by black men; Noah and Larry Wilmore . And in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter earlier today, network president Michele Ganeless said that was not intentional.

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  15. Who lived in Texas in the 1800sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In Dec. 29, 1845, the U.S. Congress hastily annexed Texas to become the 28th state in the nation.

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  16. Deadline editor apologizes for controversial diversity in casting articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Last week, Deadline co-editor-in-chief Nellie Andreeva wrote an article suggesting that diversity in television casting is "too much of a good thing." Following backlash from organizations like American Indians in Film and Television, National Hispanic Media Coalition, Asian Pacific America Media Coalition, and NAACP Hollywood Bureau, as well as Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, Community writer Dan Harmon and comedian Billy Eichner, Deadline editor Mike Fleming Jr. apologized on Sunday for upsetting readers, for the story's headline , and for its insensitive use of the word "ethnic."

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  17. Iggy Azalea loves her breast implants: Remains mum about butt implant accusationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    ... who herself has breast implants, theorized that Azalea got butt implants to acquire "street cred" among the African-American community because she's a rapper. But Williams said the Australian-born Azalea isn't fooling anyone because her butt isn't ...

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  18. Trevor Noah Named New Host Of The Daily Show Following Jon Stewart's DepartureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWWM-FM Toledo

    The Daily Show has found Jon Stewart's successor. Biracial South African comedian Trevor Noah, who previously contributed to three on-air appearances on the show since his debut in December, will step in as host of the show following Stewart's departure. 1 comment

  19. Is the tide turning in the complicated rift between the movements for civil rights and gay rights?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Kos

    The short answer is "yes." In the not too distant past, the conflation of civil rights and LGBT rights seemed to irritate civil rights leaders, but that tide seems to be turning for so many important reasons.

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  20. Trevor Noah Named New Host Of The Daily Show Following Jon Stewart's DepartureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    The Daily Show has found Jon Stewart's successor. Biracial South African comedian Trevor Noah, who previously contributed to three on-air appearances on the show since his debut in December, will step in as host of the show following Stewart's departure. 1 comment