African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iran Demands US Chess Champion Wear a Hijab at World Competition, She Responds ByRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Right Wing News

    Nazi Paikidze should be considered a role model to women everywhere and especially to young girls. This year, one of the biggest women's world chess tournaments is being held in Iran.


  2. Black Business Leaders Series: Franklin Leonard, 'Black List' MastermindRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Harvard Business School

    Using crowdsourcing to develop an annual list of Hollywood's hottest unproduced screenplays, Franklin Leonard took the negative term "black list" and turned it into a coveted place to be. Three films that once appeared on his Black List are nominated for a Best Picture Oscar this year.


  3. Ellison, in run up to DNC chair election, calls for party to fight anti-SemitismRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Jewish Community Voice

    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison called for Democrats to speak out against anti-Semitism and to reject hatred of refugees during a debate for candidates to head the Democratic Party. Ellison also made clear that he supports Israel and has strong support from the Jewish community during the debate on Wednesday evening on CNN.


  4. in the Suburbs: Pioneer African American woman ensured John...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... Friendship 7. And what was particularly significant about this event for me was that a virtually unknown African-American woman, Katherine Johnson , one of the hidden figures in the book with the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly , actually ...


  5. Africana Studies major likely for Fall 2017Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Sidelines

    ... Africana Studies major's Goals and Objectives, roughly 20 percent of MTSU's student population identify as African-American, yet there is no degree program that studies people of the African diaspora. The program will not only "educate people about ...


  6. PICKS: Daniel Quiles on "One Day This Kid Will Get Larger" at DePaul Art Museum, ChicagoRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Artforum Intl.

    In David Wojnarowicz 's Untitled , 1990, a photograph of the artist as a young boy is surrounded by descriptions of the violence he will someday suffer at the hands of a homophobic society. Curated by Danny Orendorff , this survey of contemporary North American artists' responses to HIV and AIDS sets up similar relays between a "chronic disease" in the present, defined by unequal access to treatment, and a devastating epidemic in the past.


  7. Red Sox exec Steward paved unique pathRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston Red Sox

    Elaine Steward's path as a pioneer for African-American women in baseball began in one of the most chance ways imaginable. As a teen, Steward was hired by Mets outfielder Felix Millan as a babysitter.


  8. Box-Office Preview: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' to Impress With Possible $20M U.S. DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... on March 10 and Beauty and the Beast on March 17. Peele also wrote the script for Get Out , about a young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) who is apprehensive about meeting the family of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams), since she hasn't ...


  9. Using Kickstarter, Magnetic Press Plans Expanded - Black Comix'Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    Comics creators John Jennings and Damian Duffy are getting a lot of attention for their graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's Kindred , just out from Abrams ComicArts, and they have another project in the works. The two are using Kickstarter to fund the publication of Black Comix Returns, an expanded version of an earlier title that will feature work by over 100 African-American comics creators, including Kyle Baker, Ronald Wimberley, Alex Simmons, and Ashley Woods.


  10. The checks and balances of executive ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Executive orders are as old as George Washington. Every president except William Henry Harrison has issued them, and some-like President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration-are controversial.


  11. SA Spotlight highlights origins of Black Lives MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Sociology department chair Michael West gives a talk titled "A Discussion of the History of Black Liberation and the Emergence of the Movement for Black Lives in Culture Events" in Lecture Hall 9 Monday evening. Part of the SA Spotlight series, which highlights distinguished faculty members and their research, the talk was hosted by the Student Association Programming Board.


  12. Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff discrimination cases. Disparate treatment claims, of course, are ones in which an employee contends that he or she was treated less favorably than others on account of a protected trait, such as sex, race or color.


  13. Long-Time Hempstead Resident Maxine S. Broderick, Esq. Appointed Hempstead Village JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    February 23, 2017 - In January of 2017, long time Hempstead resident Maxine S. Broderick, Esq. was appointed Hempstead Village Justice and is seeking election to a 4-year term on March 21, 2017.


  14. Unhinged Maxine Waters Goes CRAZY on Live TV [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Right Wing News

    Well, well, welllooks like Maxine Waters has gone CRAY-CRAY once againand on live TV too. The Democratic Party is getting hit after hit with their craziesI mean, you remember Elizabeth Warren and her multiple breakdowns yes? Waters though, she looked insane with her rambling and all disorientated on MSNBC.


  15. Trump's been quieter lately. Is that a trend?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    On Tuesday, for instance, President Trump went to the African-American Museum in Washington, and the visit seemed ... normal. Mr. Trump walked the halls like any respectful visitor, paying particular attention to Nat Turner's Bible and an exhibit on boxer Muhammad Ali.


  16. Let 'La La Land' win best picture; just don't let it sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events At a time when everything from the Super Bowl and the Grammys to Fashion Week and shopping at Nordstrom has taken on partisan meaning, it stands to reason that at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, we will reach Peak Everything is Political. No less a mortal than Meryl Streep willed that it be so when she threw a deeply felt warning shot across the Trump administration's bow at the Golden Globes ceremony in January.


  17. Vegas PBS Film Chronicles Events That Shaped Black CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Many of the remaining Las Vegas civil rights pioneers gathered at the Westside School last week for the premiere of a documentary that chronicles Southern Nevada's African-American community. "African Americans: The Las Vegas Experience" covers milestones such as the desegregation of Las Vegas resorts and rioting that wracked the city's black neighborhoods in the 1960s.


  18. Community Calendar and The People's AgendaPOLICY: Items for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lebanon Democrat

    POLICY: Items for the Community Calendar may be submitted via email at [email protected] , in person at The Democrat's office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day's edition.


  19. A comic thriller that's scary as all - Get Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... misgivings don't improve after he and Rose arrive at the family estate, an opulent property tended by an African-American housekeeper and gardener who are somehow both zomboid and haughtily facetious. Rose's father Dean (Bradley Whitford), a ...


  20. New Prince William school named to honor former school board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    The Prince William County School Board voted 7-1 last week to name a new elementary school in the Potomac Shores community after former board members John Harper Jr. and Betty Covington. An eastern Prince William elementary school opening this fall will be named for two former school board members who broke social barriers in their public-service careers.