African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Beyonce reduces Coldplay to appetizer at Super Bowl halftime showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... singer delivered her own take, in tandem with a video that underlined her roots in the Deep South and her African-American heritage. It concluded with a declaration that expanded the song from a personal manifesto into a call to action: "OK, OK, ...

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  2. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Have an Exciting Night Out at the NAACP Image AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Popsugar.com

    John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were a vision as they arrived for the NAACP Image Awards in LA on Friday night. Chrissy, who is currently pregnant with the couple's first child , showed off her growing baby bump in a fitted black gown with super sexy Giuseppe Zanotti heels .

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  3. Clinton pledges to stand with Flint through water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KIDK CBS 3

    Hillary Clinton promised the people of Flint, Michigan, whose lives have been turned upside down by the city's ongoing water crisis, that she will be their partner in what is sure to be a long recovery. Speaking from the pulpit at House of Prayer Memorial Baptist Church on Sunday, Clinton told a largely African-American audience that what has happened in Flint, where untreated water has been contaminated with lead, is not just an environmental crisis, but one deeply imbued with race. 6 comments

  4. News Roundup: Jay Z's Tidal To Donate $1.5 Million To Black Lives MatterAND MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NewsOne

    Tidal announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 concert will go to social justice organizations. Jay Z 's music streaming service Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations leading social justice movements.

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  5. Clinton calls Flint water crisis 'immoral' in break from NHRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... as an example of racial and economic injustice. It is an issue that resonates among Democrats, particularly African-American voters who play a major role in later contests in South Carolina and a swath of "Super Tuesday" states on March 1; ...

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  6. Trayvon Martin Foundation Peace WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Miami New Times

    Saturday, February 6, the Trayvon Martin Foundation held a peace walk at Coral City Park in northwest Miami-Dade. The event kept the spotlight on the struggles the African-American community continues to face despite the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as empower the lives of inner-city children.

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  7. Former NAACP president Ben Jealous backs Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    Benjamin Jealous , the former head of the NAACP and a Baltimore native, formally endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday -- giving a boost to a campaign that has occasionally struggled to connect with African American voters. Jealous, a 43-year-old Silver Spring resident, was widely credited with expanding the advocacy mission and improving the finances of the Baltimore-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 2008 to 2013.

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  8. CDC: Black Americans with HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MedlinePlus

    While HIV diagnoses dropped significantly over the past decade in the United States, blacks with HIV are less likely than whites or Hispanics to receive routine, ongoing care, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. From 2005 to 2014, annual HIV diagnoses fell 19 percent in the United States.

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  9. Multicultural Celebration returning to GuindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Daily Democrat

    Jim Smith-Daily Democrat ¬ Bill Petty tells a full house at the Guinda Grange on Saturday stories of how Blacks were treated during the 1800s. Guinda's Multicultural Heritage and Black History Celebration returns for its 15th year offering an opportunity for people of all races to look back at past inequities in hopes of moving toward a better future.

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  10. Tuskegee announces plans to build $3 million healthcare facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WTVM

    ... projectors. Tuskegee is also the home of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site where the very first African-American pilots were trained. A museum is there, demonstrating how Moton Field was the site of the U.S. Army's "experiment to see if ...

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  11. How will Howard County react to racism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    Tuesday's protest at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County was perhaps the most heartening development to date in what has been a most dispiriting racial episode. More than 150 students walked out of class on their own accord to protest a now-infamous 30-second vulgarity of a video that popped up on social media last week.

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  12. Muslim Student Association looks to bring the poetry of Islam to ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | State Press

    From stained glass windows in church sanctuaries to sculpted shrines in temples, art has played a major role in almost all practiced religions, and one club at ASU is looking to share the artistic side of their often misunderstood faith. On Monday, Feb. 7, the Muslim Student Association at ASU will be hosting "The Art of Worship: Spoken Word with Boonaa" in the 220 Turquoise room of the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus.

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  13. Our Opinion: Context is all in Flint tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... equipment. Yet, the city kept using the river as drinking water for its residents, 56 percent of homes are African-American. If the water was damaging machine parts one can only speculate about what it was doing to the brains of young children. ...

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  14. Black History Month events in the Baltimore areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    Work from students from across Maryland, examining the themes of self-identity, racial identity, diversity or family images through portraiture. Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. Free with museum admission of $6-$8.

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  15. What of the Day: Celebrating a Century of Service, The Phi Beta Sigma ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | 24-7 Press Release

    "I want the audience to appreciate the contributions of historic Black organizations. Hopefully there will be a take away not only of the struggles but also the successes."

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  16. The House DividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | City Journal

    Twenty-five years ago, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. - premier historian of twentieth-century American liberalism, highbrow courtier to the Kennedys, and grey eminence for the Kennedy's would-be successors - published The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society . The Schlesinger of the 1950s idolized Adlai Stevenson, whose professorial demeanor endeared him to academia.

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  17. ESPN's The Undefeated off the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Columbia Journalism Review

    Sports stories draw eyeballs. Race stories stoke debate. Now Jason Whitlock, the well-known but divisive ESPN columnist once fired by the network, is betting that putting them together will make a winning combination.

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  18. Black GOP leaders hold Meet and Greet session in Hermann ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Melanie Flowers, Precinct 140 GOP chair in Houston's Third Ward, welcomes guests and speakers at meet and Greet at the garden Center of Hermann Park Oct 15 012 On Monday October 15 at the Garden Center of Hermann, Park, Melanie Flowers, the newly-elected republican chair for Precinct 140 in Houston's Third Ward, hosted a Meet and Greet session for republican judicial candidates. Harris County District Clerk Chris Daniel gave the keynote address , with introductions by Harris County Committeewoman Bonnie Lugo , Senate District 13 Republican Chair Mona Lisa Chambers , judicial candidates Renee McGee , Bud Wiesedeppe, and Michael Landrum , and Mrs. Joanie Bain on behalf of he husband Bruce Bain.

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  19. Racism alive and well in US even in the lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... they are usually in favor of. There are the weekly media addresses. During the first year the first African-American president took office the GOP speakers were narrowly gapped. Over 40% of the Republican speakers were from former slave states, ...

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  20. For Mardi Gras, Les Bon Temps Rouler In Mobile, Ala., TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | National Public Radio

    New Orleans is famous for its rollicking carnival to celebrate Mardi Gras, but the party has deep roots in another Gulf Coast city, Mobile, Ala. And in Mobile, carnival rules this time of year, even in the city council chambers.

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