African-American Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Ever hear of William Shakespeare? Rueben has: Lori Wald ComptonRead the original story

    Thursday | The Plain Dealer

    I encouraged him to pick a book from the box of books sorted by reading level. He had tested out at grade level four.

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  2. It's about time Cleveland's African-American Cultural Garden started to bloom: editorialRead the original story

    Thursday | The Plain Dealer

    ... hold musical concerts. But, stymied by poor leadership, anemic fundraising and the Great Recession, the African-American Cultural Garden remains nearly empty after almost 40 years. Hostas, red impatiens and a laminated poster with architectural ...

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  3. North Carolina voter law hurts African Americans: Justice DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    North Carolina's decision to reduce early voting days and eliminate same-day registration will cause irreparable harm to African Americans if not halted ahead of the midterm elections in November, a Justice Department lawyer argued on Thursday.

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  4. King Center, EEOC to commemorate 50th anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | On Common Ground News

    The King Center is partnering with the EEOC, the Georgia Department of Justice, the Georgia Department of Labor and other organizations in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a program and information fair on The program, "The Civil Rights Act @ 50: Looking Back/Moving Forward," will feature King Center CEO Dr.

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  5. Sterling to Wife: 'Stay Away From Me, You Pig!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    A day after describing his wife as so gentle as not to harm a fly, Donald Sterling continued to invoke the animal kingdom in court on Wednesday in reference to his bride.

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  6. Common: I Haven't Seen Racist Justin Beiber Tapes, But He's Not A RacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllHipHop.com

    Add the C-O-double M-O-N to the list of African American entertainers defending Justin Bieber against racist allegations.

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  7. Confederate Flags Removed From W&L University ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Washington

    ... the venue as the appropriate place for an artifact. The decision comes three months after a group of African-American law students -- who refer to themselves simply as the Committee -- called on administrators to make amends for the school's ...

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  8. PlayhouseSquare's 'Million Dollar Quartet' will have you up on your feetRead the original story

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... was began by Sam Phillips on March 27, 2952 and was primarily a studio whose emphasis was on recording African-American musicians in the hopes of reaching a white audience. The reason for this was simple. Sam Phillips liked Rhythm and Blues. When ...

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  9. Undocumented Children Escorted by Feds to Meet FamiliesRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Republic

    A handful of undocumented children, among the thousands held in federal facilities around the country, were flown to Atlanta to reunite with their families at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Wednesday.

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  10. Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.

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  11. Frustration boils over as Houston woman goes on epic rant about illegal immigrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Free Republic

    With the children being sent across the country, a Houston woman went on an epic rant when she learned that officials were looking at a closed school in her neighborhood as a potential detention facility.

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  12. This Is the Age Americans Feel Best About Their AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Time

    Your grandparents may feel better about their looks than you do. In a Gallup survey released Thursday, Americans aged 65 or older were most likely to "agree" or "strongly agree" that they always felt good about their appearance.

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  13. RELEASE: New CAP Report Outlines Policy Recommendations to Ensure...Read the original story

    Thursday | Center for American Progress

    A report released today by the Center for American Progress commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by outlining recommendations to ensure that as the country's economy changes and people of color grow to represent a majority of Americans, the United States pursues policies now to ensure that everyone has a chance at ... (more)

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  14. Idea of the Day: The Need to Encourage Responsible CreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Center for American Progress

    Millions of Americans are financially vulnerable. Yet the credit options available to borrowers in some cases reduce their financial security even more.

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  15. George Curry Says: Democrats 'Aint LoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Skanner

    Rev. Jamal Bryant of Baltimore was widely criticized recently for quoting a line from a popular Chris Brown song: "Hoes Ain't Loyal."

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  16. Black Americans: The True Casualties of AmnestyRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Republic

    The black unemployment rate is almost 11 percent, far higher than that of any other group profiled by labor statistics.

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  17. Detroit's maternal death rate triple the nation'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Detroit News

    ... Goyert, division head for maternal fetal medicine at Henry Ford Health System. '... it always comes down to African-American women having a three to four times greater risk of maternal mortality than Caucasian women. When you have a population with ...

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  18. First Lady Promotes Education During NYC VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NY1

    ... someone so high in power. Just like a woman so high in power that I can relate to. Because she is both African-American and female, so I have some one to look up to," said one student. "To me it's such a big thing because she's one of the first ...

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  19. Justice Sought for Black Woman Savagely Beaten by CHP OfficerRead the original story

    Thursday | LA Sentinel

    FREEWAY TRAGEDY: In this video still caught by an amateur cell phone, the unnamed White CHP officer is shown pummeling the defenseless Black woman 51-year old Marlene Pinnock on the 10 Freeway in Santa Monica on July 1st.

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  20. BE 100s: Winning Lessons from Top Companies of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Black Enterprise

    When BLACK ENTERPRISE profiled North Carolina Mutual as the Insurance Company of the Year in 1981, it couldn't have made a better choice.

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