African-American Newswire (Page 6)

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

    Yesterday | 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 ...


  2. Making Research Suppressed Again - US Secretary of Health Candidate...Read the original story

    Thursday | Health Care Renewal

    Introduction - Research Suppression An early impetus for us to start Health Care Renewal in 2004 was our perception that the integrity of clinical research was under threat. In particular, we noted increasing number of cases in which commercial marketing concerns seemed to result in the manipulation of clinical research to enhance the apparent attractiveness of specific products, usually drugs or devices.


  3. Race and BMI modify associations of calcium and vitamin D intake with prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BioMed Central

    African Americans have disproportionately higher burden of prostate cancer compared to European Americans. However, the cause of prostate cancer disparities is still unclear.


  4. The First Human Voice on Mars is BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Black Enterprise

    In 2012, NASA scientists achieved a remarkable feat: beaming a human voice to Earth from another planet for the first time in history. The planet was Mars and the voice was that of a black man's-and no, not Morgan Freeman's-rather, Charles Bolden Jr., who is also the first African American to head NASA.


  5. HHS releases marketplace analysisRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | The Advertiser News (South)

    Last week, HHS released its latest enrollment figures showing that 273,210 people are signed up for 2017 Marketplace coverage in New Jersey, more than at the same time last year. Today, HHS released a new report with detailed demographic, financial, and geographic data on New Jersey consumers signed up for coverage as of Dec. 24, 2016.


  6. Love Tech? Here's Why You'll Want to Go to CES 2018 [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Black Enterprise

    CES 2017 came and went. Every year the show, which is already huge, seems to get even bigger.


  7. Buying Black, Banking Black, and the Genius of Collective EconomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Black Enterprise

    OneUnited Bank, one of the largest black-owned bank in America, has partnered with the African American Film Critics Association and BMe Community to bring a powerful series of financial literacy videos to black America that will underscore the importance of financial literacy, buying black, banking black and the genius of collective economics, according to a press statement from OneUnited. Last summer, the banking black movement became the latest form of protest.


  8. This Week in Tech Racism: January 8-14, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Black Enterprise

    This Week in Tech Racism looks back at the summer home of Martin Luther King Jr. in San Francisco, where black natives are routinely shut out of tech jobs. Also, with the resignation of tech CEO Ursula Burns and Rosalind Brewer's retirement as CEO of Sam's Club, there are no more black females in the C-suite at any major corporation.


  9. In Case You Missed It: The Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Black Enterprise

    The past week has been filled with moving speeches, sentimental surprises, and emotional goodbyes. But, just in case you didn't catch it all or want to relive these moments, here's a roundup of some of the gushiest video clips this week.


  10. Santa Paulans taking up Justice for All in Ventura march January 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Santa Paula Times

    Santa Paulans will be joining the community, nation and millions around the world Saturday, January 21 at the Justice for All March to be held at Plaza Park in Ventura. The march and rally will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the park, located at 651 E. Thompson Blvd. Justice For All organizer Catherine Pulisic said, 'The time for our community to become active in building an America that we are proud of, one which is inclusive of all, that embraces our differences yet focuses on our commonalities as human beings, is now! We need to start thinking of how decisions, policy and elected officials impact our people.


  11. Spared from Demolition, Historic 1920s Black Schoolhouse Being SavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | The Afro American Newspaper

    ... School was because they wanted a better life for their children," said Roberts, who heads the St. Simons African-American Heritage Coalition. The school taught about 15 to 40 children at a time, often divided into two groups of younger and older ...


  12. Quiet revolution: New faces coming to public officeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    The 2016 election may go down as the year of the angry white voter, but a new book co-authored by a UC Santa Barbara scholar finds a quiet revolution taking place in the country: the ascension of women and men of color to elected office. In “Contested Transformation: Race, Gender and Political Leadership in 21st Century America” , Pei-te Lien, a professor of political science at UC Santa Barbara, and her three co-authors have produced the first comprehensive study of elected racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. Compiled over some 20 years, “Contested Transformation” offers detailed insights into the growing influence - and the ongoing struggles - of women and men of color as elected officials.


  13. What Trumpa s whiter, less academic Cabinet says about race and class in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    As his cabinet nominees were grilled by the Senate on the eve of his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump declared that "We have by far the highest IQ of any cabinet ever assembled!" It's a grandiose assertion, one that's impossible to know. But by another metric, Trump's nominees fall short: academic degrees.


  14. Canada has nothing to learn from Donald Trump's AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MacLeans

    Canadians on the right and the left are now aping American political tactics. It's a toxic mess that offers this country nothing.


  15. When computers were human: the black women behind NASA's successRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Before computers existed as we know them, data was processed by women, often black women. But they were much more than mere calculators. 1 comment

  16. On The Glory of Being a Black Fashion Editor During The Era of Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    ... 2012 Democratic National Convention. I quickly emailed Reese for her reaction. The joy of interviewing an African-American designer reacting to our African-American first lady wearing her creation on such a monumental occasion is something I will ...


  17. 12 Alabama legislative districts ruled unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... inority Leader Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery, particularly problematic. Ross' district is more than 70 percent African-American. The high court also ruled that the Montgomery district represented by Democrat John Knight was unconstitutional.


  18. Trump's pre-inaugural concert projected a troublingly narrow vision of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    For all the uncertainty that Donald Trump has sown in the run-up to his inauguration as president, there's at least one thing the incoming president can now be said to have clearly defined: The precise nature of "typically and traditionally American" entertainment. That's the phrase Tom Barrack, chairman of Trump's inaugural committee, used on CNN this week to describe what was in store for the president-elect'sinaugural events, including a concert early Thursday evening at the Lincoln Memorial officially billed as the "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration."


  19. Protesters Ready to Hit the Streets in D.C. and Here in SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    Shakira Refos is on her way to D.C., helping lead fellow Floridians in a march expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people. She is a 32-year-old Netherlands native who spent much of her childhood in Florida and has been a resident of Sarasota for 15 years.


  20. Here are the stars and politicians who won't be going to Donald Trump's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    Scores of stars and politicians have turned down requests to perform, with some taking the chance to openly criticise the President-Elect on social media. Here's a round-up of the people who were invited to attend the ceremony - but have no plans on attending.