African-American Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. After sending many signals to Latinos in his campaign, Trump sends another: Not in my CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, as they arrived at Thursday's inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial. President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, as they arrived at Thursday's inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial.

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  2. From Martin Luther King to the Queen Mother: Newcastle University's honorary graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    And 2017 has been earmarked as a year of celebration to remember the late civil rights leader's November 1967 visit to the North East. Dr King, an African American civil rights leader who advocated nonviolent protest before being violently assassinated in 1968, was made Honorary Doctor of Civil Law in November 1967.

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  3. Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren't going anywhere. It was an energetic crowd at Thursday's "Peace Ball," an evening organized by progressive activist Andy Shallal, and part of the so-called "alternative" programming surrounding the inauguration.

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  4. Here's the problem with everyone aspiring to get a big Kim Kardashian bumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Metro

    No one wanted an arse that looked like it had been poured into a pair of jeans. No one was working on their bum goals.

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  5. The Democrats' Fight against School Choice Is Immoralby David...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    Watching President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary, Betsy Democrats often tell us that racism is one of the most pressing problems in America. And yet, few things have hurt African Americans more over the past 40 years than inner-city public-school systems.

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  6. Being conservative is not being racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marshall Independent

    The confirmation hearings of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump's nominee for Attorney General, provided plenty of drama that can help explain why racial tensions never seem to go away in America. This was particularly evident in the concluding panel of the hearings, which consisted of six black men, three opposing Sessions' nomination and three supporting him. 34 comments

  7. When Was America Great?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Counterpunch

    Donald Trump ran for President on the slogan "Make America Great Again," implying that America had been great once, but no longer is. True to form, Hillary Clinton's rejoinder was clueless.

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  8. More on PlusRead the original story

    Friday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), the last of the so-called "Big Six" leaders of the African-American civil rights movement. Lewis, who spoke at the 2014 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, talks about some of the major civil rights ...

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  9. Why we need LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    The current fracas over Robert E. Lee's birthday is yet another example of what some call "political correctness" but which should be labeled "perverse presentism." In either case it comes from assuming that currently held beliefs are inviolate and universal.

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  10. The Deep State and the Sex Tape: Martin Luther King, J. Edgar Hoover, and Thurgood MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Counterpunch

    ... case of the tapes also shines an awkward light on the relationship between America's deep state and another African-American civil rights giant: Thurgood Marshall. For background, I highly recommend Gilbert King's Devil in the Grove: Thurgood ... 1 comment

  11. music friday: inauguration dayRead the original story

    Friday | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    ... Sunshine In , included songs by not only Laura Nyro, but also Neil Sedaka and Cream.) So ... we've got an African-American vocal group, singing faux-hippie epics from a Broadway show, on a label run by the guy who sang "Secret Agent Man" when he ...

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  12. Trump: New sheriff in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EUobserver

    Nearly 1 million people, including thousands of protesters, are expected in central Washington on Friday to watch the pageantry of Donald Trump becoming the 45th president of the US. The centrepiece of the events - Trump's speech, at 11.30AM local time, after he is sworn in in front of the Capitol Hill building with his hand on a bible - will also be watched in Europe for clues as to which of the things he promised in his campaign are likely to become policy.

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  13. A Thorn by Any Other Name: Jews, Democrats, and IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | American Thinker

    In my widely unread novel, Total Jihad the book is out of print, the publisher out of business African-American members of Congress loyal to Rev. Louis.

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  14. Nadia Akaweih Awarded Sidney B. Williams Jr. Intellectual Property Law ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Leap

    SAN DIEGO, CA, 1/20/17 -Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce that Thomas Jefferson School of Law student Nadia Akaweih has been awarded the Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law Scholarship for Spring 2017. The Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholarship is developed and funded by the American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation .

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  15. Inauguration Day: Letter to a Trump VoterRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    We don't know each other. But today, on the occasion of Donald Trump's inauguration, there were some things I wanted to say to you as one American to another.

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  16. Thanks, ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Columbia Spectator

    ... in his 2012 battle for reelection. The appeal of Barack Obama, widespread as it was, had a firm pull on African-American voters, attracting unprecedented voter turnout from a group that historically has not felt included in the American political ...

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  17. 'Black-ish' Spin-Off With Star Yara Shahidi In the WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ETonline

    ABC is looking to create a spin-off of their hit sitcom, with one lucky member of the Johnson family getting their own show, ET can confirm. The new series would be led by Zara Shahidi, who plays the eldest, college-bound Johnson daughter, Zoey.

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  18. Women's March on Washington sheds light on the problem with feminismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    ... on. With Ms. Shook taking a back seat, Ms. Bland brought in three seasoned activists: Tamika Mallory, an African-American; Linda Sarsour, a Muslim who wears a hijab; and Carmen Perez, a Latina. Together, the young women look like a cool United ...

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  19. Obama Legacy: The True Impact Of Having Two Black Lawyers In The White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Essence Magazine

    I could never have imagined as a child that the leader of the free world and his wife would both be Black lawyers. Their presence in the White House reminded me of the responsibility we as lawyers have to use our legal training to become servant leaders.

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  20. When an Old Study Casted Doubt on Drug, Arbor Pharma Turned to Nominee for HelpRead the original story

    Thursday | BioSpace

    The $3 pill known as BiDil was already a difficult sell when a Georgia-based pharmaceutical company bought the marketing rights a few years ago. A treatment for African Americans suffering from heart failure, BiDil had never really caught on, forcing the drug company that developed it to take a buyout offer.

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