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  1. Created Equal: America's Civil Rights struggle at Scotch Plains and Fanwood librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jersey Journal

    The Scotch Plains Public Library and the Fanwood Memorial Library have received a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History along with 473 other communities nation-wide to present a series of programming called Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle. As part of the co-hosted series of programming, "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle," the Fanwood Memorial Library & the Scotch Plains Public Library will screen four films.

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  2. Cosby not finding support in black communityRead the original story

    Tuesday | KRQE Albuquerque

    For some blacks, he is the cranky uncle complaining about young African Americans who, in his view, dress and behave in a way that drags down their race. The shift in perceptions of Cosby, from revered comedian to more of a public scold, may be costing him support in the black community as he battles decades-old accusations of drugging and sexually assaulting women.

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  3. Starbucks Partners Share Kwanzaa TraditionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Ogbonna Mills is a 14-year Starbucks partner in the company's store development team. Ain Powell is a ten-year partner in partner resources.

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  4. If youa re poor, your mortgage rate can depend on the color of your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Earlier this year, Ta-Nehisi Coates published a cover story in The Atlantic called "The Case for Reparations." Much of the article is a chronicle of U.S. housing policy, and for good reason: America has a nasty history of denying homeownership to black citizens.

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  5. T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea Against CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MyHot105.com

    ... Quest rapper Q-Tip , who reached out to Iggy on Twitter by explaining the importance of hip-hop in the African-American community. T.I. says that much of what Q-Tip said was true and could be useful for Iggy as an artist. He also pointed out that ...

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  6. State Adds Ten Historic Sites to Virginia Landmarks RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC29

    There are 10 new listings on the Virginia Landmarks Register and two of them are in the NBC29 viewing area. Newtown Cemetery in Harrisonburg made the list.

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  7. BofA Gives More Than $1 Million to Portland-Area Nonprofits in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OregonLive.com

    Throughout 2014, Bank of America provided $1,142,754 in traditional, matching and volunteer grants to 36 nonprofits in the Portland area. This investment allowed local organizations to continue providing housing, hunger and job support for individuals and families in the community.

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  8. Graywolf Press criticized for 2015 fiction lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... McCrae said in an interview today that the men on the fiction list are, mostly, not the mainstream: two African-American writers, a gay writer, several writers in translation. "I was very conscious of how international the list was," she said. ...

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  9. Chicago: Why Don't the South and West Sides Have a Fair Share of Bike Infrastructure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | StreetsBlog.org

    ... than South and West Side communities. The advocates also asked for more input and participation from African-American residents, organizations, and businesses in the planning and implementation of bike infrastructure and programming. Reed argued ...

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  10. The Wonderful, Wordless World of Emojis ;-)Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Details

    Do you know a guy who texts with emojis, those little hearts, smiley faces, and hand gestures? Are you of the mind-set that this seemingly idiotic and emasculating way of communicating should be used only by gum-smacking, Bieber-loving tweens - and even then it's questionable because, you know, the future of humanity and whatnot? That would be a totally acceptable point of view. That is, if this were a couple of years ago.

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  11. Salvation Army: Boston jewelry gifts 'contagious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silver City Sun-News

    What started with a widow quietly dropping her wedding rings into a Salvation Army donation kettle has spawned spontaneous acts of jewelry generosity this holiday season. Boston's feel-good Christmas story took a new twist this week when an anonymous donor originally from Australia placed a diamond-encrusted cross pendant valued at $1,500 in one of the charity's trademark red kettles.

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  12. Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor Gives Advice on Women Dealing with DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Black Enterprise

    Dr. Janet Taylor is a professional when it comes to helping people heal. A community psychiatrist, her work in confronting mental health will be featured as a panelist during the discussion, "Enough is Enough! Moving from Pain to POWER" at Black Enterprise's 2015 Women of Power Summit.

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  13. Census: Florida surpasses NY in populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    It's official: Florida has surpassed New York in population to become the third-most populous state in the union. Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that Florida has at least 19.9 million residents.

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  14. Rutter's helps Mont Alto Fire Department toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Rutter's corporate employees Anna Meerbach and Kim Dietrich collect toys given by Rutter's employees and retirees to the Mont Alto Fire Co. and the York Salvation Army.

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  15. 'Frozen' is named top entertainer of the year by APRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    If you have children, or know someone who does, or just listened to one recently, the choice of Associated Press Entertainer of the Year won't come as much of a shock: It's "Frozen," and in 2014, we just couldn't let it go. Although the animated film opened late in 2013, the story of Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven easily outpaced other vote-getters like "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch, TV guru Shonda Rimes, musicians Beyonce and Pharrell Williams, and even an entry for the culture's fixation on the female rear.

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  16. Doll world's new royalty could cost parents a fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    There may be a girl or two somewhere out there who doesn't know that Queen Elsa and Princess Anna dolls, both inspired by the Disney movie "Frozen," have dethroned Barbie as the most popular doll in the universe. But only a parent can know the havoc that this royal ascendancy has wreaked on pocketbooks throughout the land.

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  17. Matthew Little, 92: Tenacious defender of human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    As the longtime president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, he was on the front lines of the civil rights struggles of the 1960s and '70s, in his own community and beyond. Blacks were allowed to buy homes only in certain areas, and Little was rejected for a job in the all-white Minneapolis Fire Department because of the color of his skin.

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  18. Sat, Jan 31 - The AbolitionistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    First of five-part series of documentaries, speakers, and community discussions made possible by National Endowment of the Humanities Grant. Joining the observation of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 15th anniversary of the March of Washington, the Perris Cesar E. Chavez Library has partnered with the Dora Nelson African American Art and History Museum to present five programs which include documentary films, speakers and community discussions .

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  19. Indy film shows family tensions that come with expctationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Pocono Record

    A media event at the Sherman Theater's Living Room coordinated by Cleo Jarvis, head of the African American Network of the Poconos, recently talked about “Christmas Wedding Baby,” an independent movie written, directed, and produced by Kiara C. Jones. This is her first feature film for Cultivated Films, and her first feature as a director herself as she handled the financing of it.

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  20. Task Force Issues Recommendation Statement on Screening for HypertensionRead the original story

    Tuesday | P&T Community

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft recommendation statement and an evidence summary on screening for hypertension in adults. After reviewing the evidence, the task force found that screening individuals 18 years of age and older for hypertension has a beneficial effect on important health outcomes.

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