African-American Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Incomes rise across S.F., except for African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    San Francisco NAACP President Amos Brown angrily addresses the income disparity between African Americans and the city's other races at a Board of Supervisors' meeting in City Hall. Mattie Scott listens to San Francisco NAACP President Amos Brown before the group meets with the Board of Supervisors at City Hall over income disparity among races in the city. 2 comments

  2. Micro-aggressions hurt but also offer opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The WSU Signpost

    I don't have enough fingers and toes to count how many times I have walked into a room and introduced myself to an individual. We shake hands, I tell them my name is Keela and we have a pleasant conversation.


  3. Oritsejafor to Boko Harm: Don't shed blood because it speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Following a recent revelation by the Nigerian Army that top Northern politicians and elders are sabotaging counter-insurgency efforts in the North East region, the National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has again appealed to Islamic militants to hearken to the voice of reason and abandon their current violent campaign. Addressing a mammoth crowd of worshippers at his Word of Life Bible Church, Warri, Delta State, Pastor Oritsejafor said it's unreasonable for any man to take the life of another human being because the human life is sacred and only the creator has the prerogative to take such life.


  4. Mitchell: Is breast cancer's pink power fading?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Dr. Susan Hong of the University of Chicago Breast Cancer Survivorship Program told an audience, primarily African-American women, that once you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, you should always get a "diagnostic" mammogram rather than a ...


  5. Domestic Workers and the Legacy of SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    What was the legacy of slavery in the domestic labor sector, especially in the first half of the 20th century? After the end of slavery, African-American women increasingly became paid domestic workers. The image that came to dominate their labor in this occupation was the figure of the mammy, an African-American woman loyal to the family for whom she worked and happily served.


  6. Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King will join the New York Daily News as a justice correspondentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... certificate is not his biological father, and that he was conceived when his mother had an affair with an African-American man. ""She was a young woman in a bad relationship and I have no judgment," he said about it at the time. "This has been my ...


  7. Black cowboys ride again in 41st annual Oakland paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SFGate

    Johnny Dollar of the Brotherhood Riders of Stockton makes his way down the street during the parade part of the annual Black Cowboy Parade and Heritage Festival Oct. 3, 2015 in Oakland, Calif. A woman watches the parade part of the annual Black Cowboy Parade and Heritage Festival as a vendor walks by selling relevant merchandise Oct. 3, 2015 in Oakland, Calif.


  8. ScienceYour fingerprint can reveal your ancestryForget all of those...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Forget all of those expensive DNA tests that claim to reveal your ancestry because a new proof-of-concept study by researchers at North Carolina State University and Washington State University demonstrates how , lead author Nichole Fournier, a former graduate student at NC State who is now as WSU, and her colleagues conducted a very detailed fingerprint analysis, going beyond the Level 1 details typically studied by anthropologists and examining Level 2 details as well. Level 1 details, the authors explained, include such things as pattern types and ridge counts.


  9. The next improbable Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Conventional wisdom would say that the country's leading retail chain at the turn of the 21st century certainly had to have come from New York, our largest and wealthiest market and the avatar of style. Wal-Mart came improbably from small rural towns in the South, the poorest section of the country.


  10. NCBCP Celebrates 18th Annual 'Spirit of Democracy Awards'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... President Multicultural Leadership AARP Shelia Hankins, Co-Founder, Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community The Reverend Tony Lee, Convener, Gathering of Black Men Initiative, Black Youth Vote Alumni Group, Pastor, Community ...


  11. Davidson: Wilma Webb honored for excellence in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... passed, her passion for every genre grew. So much so that when her husband, Wellington, became the first African-American to be elected mayor of Denver, she used her influence as first lady to help shape the city's vision for the arts. Among other ...


  12. Program to save Gullah homes on Daufuskie Island off to a rough startRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Island Packet

    The Frances Jones House on Daufuskie Island had deteriorated to the point that it was almost beyond repair, as seen here. But in a new program by Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation saved the home by leasing it from its owner and renovating it.


  13. Putting the Land to Work: Beaufort County heirs are growing trees,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Island Packet

    York Glover farms a relatively small piece of land, off Oaks Plantation Road, which has been in his family, he says, since at least the Civil War. Glover explains why there's no way he would ever sell the property.


  14. Review: Gem of the OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    ... 31. Playwright August Wilson took on the daunting and creative idea of writing 10 plays that explore African-American experiences through 10 different decades in the 20th century. Each play takes on some of the issues and challenges faced in each ...


  15. Poll shows a majority oppose removing New Orleans Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... local monuments' removal. 18 percent support the idea. 12 percent are undecided. Statewide, 46 percent of African-American voters surveyed support Confederate symbols being removed, while 31 percent oppose the idea. That's compared to 85 percent of ...


  16. St. Paul school suspensions drop, but racial disparities stick aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Despite reducing overall suspensions by 25 percent over four years, St. Paul Public Schools continues to kick African-American and American Indian students out of school at alarming rates relative to their peers. In 2010-11, the district set an ambitious goal for racial equity in school discipline: that the student demographic with the most suspensions be excluded from school at no more than twice the rate of the racial group with the fewest suspensions -- Asian-Americans.


  17. Republicans owe Sam NewbyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... and engaged with the community," including oft-neglected parts of the Republican coalition, such as the African-American, Asian, and Hispanic communities, and women, who were key." Blakpac knows that for the Republicans to win in 2016, GOP ...


  18. ONN Lists" Six Black Icons That are Whiter Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | One Nation News

    ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. They call race the third rail of American politics.


  19. a This aina t the place to make mistakes': a His & Hers,a Howard...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Michael Smith, left, and Jemele Hill, center, took their ESPN show "His & Hers" to Howard's Blackburn Center for homecoming week, where they talked to former Bison football star Jay Walker, right. At 9 a.m on a rainy Friday morning, Jemele Hill and Michael Smith are finalizing their show rundown.


  20. Sewell on Alabama driver's license offices closings: 'It doesn't pass the smell test'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Outraged by the Alabama state Legislature's decision to close driver's license offices in mostly poor, black counties , U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, said Friday she would explore all avenues to get the state to reverse course. Driver's licenses are the most common form of identification that is compliant with the state's voter ID laws, which critics say disproportionately affect African Americans and the poor.