African-American Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 5 Things To Do in Natchez, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Southern Living

    ... and ladies' parlours at their Restaurant 1818. Native son of Natchez and author of works like Native Son , African-American writer Richard Wright is most famous for his groundbreaking novels such as Black Boy that helped redefine the discussion ...


  2. Legal Aid Ontario lends support to black youth facing suspension from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter said the money will compliment an ongoing initiative to break down systemic barriers through Ontario's Black Youth Action Plan. Legal Aid Ontario, the non-profit group of lawyers that specializes in representing low-income clients, is providing a major financial boost to a program designed to help black students who are in conflict with the education system.


  3. Proposed bill would protect Montgomery burial sites from developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Macedonia Baptist Church members, community members and others gather for a rally to demand recognition of a former cemetery in the Westbard neighborhood. Old cemeteries and burial grounds that may lay in the path of new development would receive better protection under legislation introduced Tuesday by a trio of Montgomery County Council members.


  4. Oxford Dictionary Officially Extends Its Definition Of 'Woke'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    The Oxford English Dictionary, which is updated four times per year, has expanded the definition of "woke" online and in its forthcoming print update. Though the word is also a past participle of the verb "wake," for years, black people have been using the term to describe social and political awareness.


  5. Fewer admissions for heart failure, but blacks still fare worse than whitesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    Between 2002 and 2013, hospital admissions for heart failure fell by nearly a third in the U.S., but blacks are still more than twice as likely as whites to be hospitalized for the condition, researchers say. "These findings are impressive and suggest that efforts to prevent heart failure and improve the outpatient treatment of heart failure have had overall success in reducing the number of heart failure patients needing hospitalizations," senior study author Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow from David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles told Reuters Health.


  6. Alaska salutes black soldiers who built Alaska Highway, 75 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... Dawson Creek in British Columbia to Alaska's Delta Junction, opened to general civilian traffic in 1948. An African-American soldier peers through surveyor's transit during construction of the Alaska Highway in 1942. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...


  7. What Blacks Need To Know About HypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsOne

    Roland Martin spoke with Dr. Joel Saulsbury recently on NewsOne Now to discuss heart health. Number one, obesity is one of the number one factors that lead to high blood pressure, so definitely losing weight.


  8. Twitter hires new head of diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KAEF

    ... criticized the company's decision to choose a white man to lead diversity efforts. Castleberry-Singleton is African-American.


  9. Whatsinthemirror? to Present Rose University: First Semester at Santa Cruz TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Written by our Executive Director/Founder Tarik Daniels, the play explores the lives of five black students at a HBCU in Oklahoma who are descendants of Greenwood, Oklahoma, which was the most successful black community in Americas history also known as Black Wall street. Still living through the aftermath of their families losing everything in Tulsa Riot of 1921, which is documented as one of the most racial afflicted massacres to ever occur, these students are exploring self-identity while a female black student has gone missing on campus.


  10. Post-recession generation to be majority-minorityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    The first generation of Americans to be born in the wake of the Great Recession will be the first in the nation's history to include more racial minorities than whites, according to new Census Bureau data. The data show the recession generation, a cohort of those currently under the age of 6, will be made up of 50.1 percent minorities and 49.9 percent non-Hispanic whites.


  11. Who's watching what: TV shows ranked by racial and ethnic groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    Who's watching what: TV shows ranked by racial and ethnic groups Which shows are most popular among white, African-American, Hispanic and Asian-Americans viewers? The answers may surprise you. Check out this story on TV's first African-American Bachelorette star, Rachel Lindsay, has sparked a 72% jump in black viewership for ABC's summer reality series.


  12. Alaska salutes black soldiers' work on highway connecting state with CanadaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during the Second World War, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches. In harsh conditions and tough terrain, it took the soldiers working from the north just over eight months to meet up with white soldiers coming from the south to connect the two segments on Oct. 25, 1942.


  13. National Black MBA Association Hosted The Leaders of Tomorrow Summit...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    High school students from across the country traveled to participate in the 2017 National Black MBA Association Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Summit . The summit which was held in Chicago, IL June 21 - 25, 2017 , included the 16th Annual National Business Case Competition where students competed for a combined total of $30K in scholarship awards.


  14. COLUMN-Commentary: The biggest victims of the Senate health billRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    The senators' draft legislation, introduced last Thursday, will strip tens of millions of low-income and middle-class Americans of their health insurance. Millions more will face higher costs for lower coverage.


  15. "Woke" Officially Added to the DictionaryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... political awareness, specifically in terms of racial issues since the 1960s. The O.E.D. cites an article by African-American writer William Melvin Kelley entitled "If you're woke, you dig it" from the May 20th, 1962 issue of The New York Times ...


  16. What is Henderson NV like?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    I am considering relocating to Henderson Nevada. I would appreciate any information you can share given my circumstances below the fold... I am considering Henderson because 1. I'm sick of Seattle suburbs - I need sun, lower cost of living and to reset my career.


  17. Hospitalizations for heart failure on the decline; disparities remain for blacks and menRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The number of people hospitalized for heart failure in the United States declined about 30 percent between 2002 and 2013, but large disparities between blacks vs. whites and men vs. women remain, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes , an American Heart Association journal. The study is the first to report on the age-standardized racial/ethnic differences in national heart failure hospitalization rates between whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians/Pacific Islanders.


  18. Brewerytown letter was racistRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    A mural decorates a building on the block in Brewerytown where a fight between members of Steelworks Strength Systems gym and nearby residents broke out last month. In response to the letter, " Whites make Brewerytown better " , I'd like to express my disappointment that you published such racist content.


  19. Twitter hires new VP of inclusion and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... or Asian and about two-thirds are men. Four percent of Twitter staffers are Latino or Hispanic and 3% are African-American. Diversity has taken on growing urgency in the tech industry, especially in its power center of Silicon Valley. Tech companies ...


  20. African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin to Host 2017 Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Weekend

    The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin will host its 2017 Annual Meeting today , Tuesday, June 27th from The annual meeting expects a capacity crowd at Johnson Controls, 507 E. Michigan St., 7th floor showcase. The event will unveil AACCW's vision for the upcoming year, introduce new board members, feature special presentations and AACCW President and CEO Ossie Kendrix will discuss building the future of the chamber.