African-American Newswire (Page 8)

African-American Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for African-American. (Page 8)

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  1. Will the real Kanye please stand up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    ... from the larger group that may be under attack," says Neal Lester, an English professor specializing in African-American literature and cultural studies at Arizona State University. Put simply, West changes the way he speaks depending on whom he's ...


  2. American Masters Presents AltheaRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Public Broadcasting Service

    American Masters: Althea premieres nationwide Friday, September 4, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS . Encore presentation of American Masters: Billie Jean King follows, 10:30 p.m. -12 midnight.


  3. Brasch WordsTRUCKIN' to Treason: the Hot Air of SecessionRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2012 | American Reporter

    Since this is a family Web site, there are certain words one cannot use to to describe the total gracelessness of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in losing the election to President Obama. How would you describe a man who spent $25,000 on fireworks that would be fired upon winning the election, rented a convention center to throw a big "victory party" for his high-roller friends that attracted so many corporate jets to Boston that Logan Airport had a traffic jam, charged reporters admission to attend the event, and told those reporters that he'd only written one speech, a victory speech.


  4. Watch Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift Open VMAs With Surprise MedleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RollingStone

    ... that the Video of the Year nominees included three men (Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson) and one African-American female (Beyonc), Minaj's tweet was seemingly aimed at Taylor Swift , whose nominated "Bad Blood" video was filled with a ...


  5. 1964: The Fight for a RightRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    By the mid twentieth century, Mississippi's African Americans had suffered from nearly 75 years of slavery by another name - Jim Crow discrimination. In 1964 in Mississippi, people died in an effort to force the state to allow African Americans to exercise their constitutional right to vote.


  6. Gainesville man recalls segregated World War II serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... the war in our favor," he said. While segregation was the rule, the Army Air Corps did establish several African-American fighter and bomber groups - most notably, the "Tuskegee Airmen" of the 332nd Fighter Group, which became part of the 15th Air ...


  7. Swimming to save children's livesAug 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In his 14 years as a city lifeguard, Corey McClelland rescued more than a thousand people. This year alone, the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation president and CEO hopes his organization will help save hundreds more.


  8. Legislative, congressional maps back in courtRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    North Carolina's boundaries for General Assembly and congressional seats were drawn four years ago by Republican legislators and have been used in the past two election cycles, helping bolster GOP electoral gains. Combined lawsuits filed by election and civil rights groups and Democratic voters are back at the state Supreme Court.


  9. The Glimmering Sheen Of A Wide World Seen From Inside A BubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WNED

    ... to get counted. They need to be the heroes in stories, as well. I'll say, for me, it's very personal. I'm African-American, my husband's Korean-American, our daughter's mixed. When I grew up, I didn't really see myself in stories, and it was ...


  10. Walker talks border wall for CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TwinCities

    ... primary state of Iowa. Todd also questioned Walker about Wisconsin having a higher incarceration rate of African-American men than anywhere in the country and ranking last in the country in the overall well-being of black children. "Well, that's a ...


  11. Connects Asheville: Reverend Barber Speaking on Friday, 9/25 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    The African Methodist Episcopal Church, usually called the A.M.E. Church, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States. It is the oldest independent Protestant denomination founded by blacks in the world.


  12. 'Les Miserables' Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21 After Falling From Fire EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ETonline

    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American actor as well as the youngest ever to be cast as the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway, died Friday evening after a four-story fall from a Brooklyn fire escape. He was 21. "Yesterday, a young man who was kind, thoughtful, respectful, confident and vulnerable, left our world.


  13. Quote of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    "I think we need to move away from hyphenated Americans. We're not African-Americans or Asian-Americans, Indian-Americans, rich or poor Americans: We're all Americans. And the reason this is so important: immigration without integration is not immigration; it's invasion."


  14. Detroit talks to U. N. Human Rights experts on Water and Adequate HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    Listed below, please find links to six video clips that were recorded on Saturday, October 18, 2014 during the "DETROIT FACT-FINDING" Meeting segment of the Special Informal Visit to Detroit by U.N. Special Rapporteurs Catarina de Albuquerque and Leilani Farha of the "United Nations Human Rights / Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights" and held at Michigan AFSCME Council 25, located at 600 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI. Upon invitation from civil society organisations, we visited the city of Detroit from 18 to 20 October 2014.


  15. Busy days ahead: Tryon Palace to offer special events in September Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun Journal

    ... Constitution. Antuan Hawkins and Sharon Mervin will lead the audience on a journey back to a time when the African-American voice was at its most jubilant. The artists will use various mediums to bring to life the age when politics, power, race, ...


  16. A slice of history on hallowed Old CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... experience at the Open, mere metres from the storied Swilcan Bridge, I also savoured coffee with pioneering African-American golfer Renee Powell inside the swank clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. Founded in 1754, the venerable Royal and ...


  17. Cable news at its worst when it looks backRead the original story

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    One of my favorite movies is "Jurassic Park." Actually, that's not true. One of my 6-year-old nephew's favorite movies is "Jurassic Park," which means we watch it on a loop, which means that unless I want to engage a therapist, I embrace my inner Tyrannosaurus rex and pretend it was entirely my own idea.


  18. Christian Film 'War Room' Stuns Hollywood With $11 Million WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Max

    ... Research Center. For "War Room," that translated to a racially diverse opening weekend crowd that was 36% African-American and 42% Caucasian, according to exit data. "When we were working on the plot it just seemed more powerful and passionate when ... 4 comments

  19. Bobby Jindal, GOP presidential candidate, warns of immigrant 'invasion'Read the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    "Immigration without integration is not immigration; it's invasion," the Louisiana governor said on ABC's "This Week," as he stressed the need for immigrants to learn English and fully integrate into American society. Mr. Jindal , the son of Indian immigrants to the U.S., made the remarks when asked by show host Martha Raddatz for his reaction to tough stances against illegal immigration taken by GOP front-runner Donald Trump and other Republican candidates.


  20. African-American aldermen want Emanuel to trash plans for garbage feeRead the original story

    Sunday | Chicago Sun-Times

    African-American aldermen are urging Mayor Rahm Emanuel to trash plans to impose a suburban-style garbage collection fee on grounds it will leave some neighborhoods filthy, breed widespread avoidance and, possibly, cost laborers their jobs. After his budget team held closed-door meetings with aldermen that produced "70-plus ideas," Emanuel said there was a "building concensus" in the City Council on "at least two" revenue ideas: "Some form of a garbage fee like other communities around the state and country have.