African-American Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Conservative North Carolina laws spur NAACP call for boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    " An economic boycott by the NAACP is the latest fallout over North Carolina's so-called bathroom bill and other conservative policies. The civil rights organization urged religious conferences, athletic events and musicians Friday to take their business elsewhere.

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  2. Morant Adams Receives Inaugural Dr. Lonnie J. Edwards Distinguished Minority Alumnus AwardRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    On Saturday, Feb. 11, the University of Montevallo's Minority Alumni club gathered for a homecoming brunch to bestow the organization's inaugural award, the Dr. Lonnie J. Edwards Distinguished Minority Alumnus Award, to Birmingham's Tracey Morant Adams '88. Cynthia Todd '88, Minority Alumni club president, welcomed and thanked everyone for attending.

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  3. BlackSci-Fi.com & Pyroglyphics Studio Brings Creators of Color To the ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Sci-Fact and Fantasy entertainment, news, people, places, and events and the measure of their impact on the African-American community. For more information, visit: http://www.blacksci-fi.com . Pyroglyphics Studio was founded by Creator Shawn ...

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  4. School celebrates Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Paly Voice

    ... the Bay Area and in America in general." According to Burton, the club members aim to educate themselves on African-American history and civil liberties throughout the year. "The issue is not to bring black history to the school; that's not what we ...

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  5. From the Left: Esther Cepeda - Racism and the Trump effect at the high school where I teachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... racism was over because, after all, the nation had come together to elect, and then re-elect, our first African-American president. However, it's pretty obvious that none of us is as enlightened and free of bias as we had wished - whether we're ...

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  6. Tyler honors Black History Month with music, speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... said in his opening remarks to the crowd before introducing the speakers and videos. The videos focused on African-American history in Tyler, with an emphasis on businesses and early opportunities for higher education, along with a history of ...

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  7. Trailblazing quarterback Bernie Custis dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    Decades before the NFL embraced African-American quarterbacks, Bernie Custis became the first in pro football in 1951 as the starter for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL. On Thursday, Custis died at the age of 88. "Trailblazers are rightly remembered for being the first," CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge said, via the Associated Press .

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  8. Looking Over JordanRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The Civil War began as a means of preserving the Union. However, to nearly four million African Americans, it held a much more personal promise. As Northern armies swept south, selfemancipated slaves sought refuge behind Union lines.

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  9. What's going on Saturday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brooklynvegan

    ... takeover in Harlem for Black History Month, and it's billed as "Afropunk's 'Unapologetically Black,' The African-American Songbook Remixed." Good lineup, including TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, neo-soul great Bilal, and more. The Pains of Being ...

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  10. Students discuss role of athletes and activismRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Colin Kaepernick takes a knee during the national anthem, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists before accepting Olympic medals and Super Bowl-winning players refuse a White House visit because of the man who sits in the Oval Office. There's a long history of activism against injustice in sports and it's not far from the minds of student-athletes at The Ohio State University.

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  11. By the numbers: Deltas African-American suppliersRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    African-American suppliers have played an important role in Delta's success. Black History Month provides an opportunity to highlight the many efforts of its suppliers and the history of the Supplier Diversity program.

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  12. DeKalb High School celebrates Black History Month with Jeopardy!, jazz and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb High School assistant principal Al Biancalana asks junior Daniel Baggett to introduce himself during a special assembly for Black History Month in their 12th period at DeKalb High School on Friday. DeKalb senior Michael Williams reacts after being beaten out by an underclassman on a trivia question during a special assembly for Black History Month.

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  13. Rankin: Lee High's desegregation strengthened '68 grad ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... Thompson talks about her first year at Robert E. Lee High School as she was part of the second group of African-American students to attend the predominately white school in 1965. La Brenda (Nettles) Thompson talks about how the white students ...

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  14. Weekend Movie SelectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are Troy and Rose Maxson in "Fences," adapted from the Pulitzer-Prize play by August Wilson. La La Land.

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  15. CAAS Conference: Examining Civil Rights and LibertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Shorthorn

    The Center for African American Studies presents its 5th Annual Conference, "Critical Issues in the Black Community: Examining Civil Rights and Liberties", to profile progressive solutions to social problems and to identify strategies that will drive social change within the Black community specifically and the broader society generally.

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  16. 5 Peninsula places to get your 'Hidden Figures' fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Oscars are over. The annual award show airs at 8:30 p.m. on ABC, and the film, based on the book about African-American women who were mathematicians at NASA Langley, is up for three awards: Best Picture, Best Actress in a Supporting Role ( Octavia ...

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  17. The Big ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    "My father, James Witherspoon is a bigamist," is the opening line of Silver Sparrow , a novel written by Tayari Jones that unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle.Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta during the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's families-the public one and the secret one. When Witherspoon's daughters from each family meet, they form a friendship, but only one of them knows they are sisters.

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  18. Spirit Matters: Experiencing God as Mother a nice surpiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... Bees," or seen the film adaptation. In the novel, Kidd uses the image of the Black Madonna and a group of African-American sisters in 1960s South Carolina as a way for 14-year-old Lily Owens, whose mother died when she was a young girl, to recognize ...

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  19. Old farmstead's history runs from John Brown to James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... embraced rhythm-and-blues and soul music. The now dilapidated concrete-block dance hall was built by an African-American fraternal organization, the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World - also known as the Black Elks - who ...

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  20. What's Kim Sullivan reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Sullivan concedes that he'd be pleased if Sunday night's Oscars reward the movie version of the late August Wilson's Fences . However, he is excited most for all the African-American artists involved this year.

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