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  1. Backstage Brits have nose for funRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Ilkley Gazette

    One Direction, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Robert Pattinson were among British stars who helped raise money for the first Red Nose Day in America. The three-hour telecast opened with a monologue from host Seth Meyers, announcing his plans to trump the UK version of the fund-raising marathon and rubbing it in the faces of the Brits.

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  2. Helen Mirren makes tea, Robert Pattinson as a valet car attendant?...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Ilkley Gazette

    Helen Mirren makes tea, Robert Pattinson as a valet car attendant? Brits show off their funny for USA Red Nose Day One Direction, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Robert Pattinson were among British stars who helped raise money for the first Red Nose Day in America. The three-hour telecast opened with a monologue from host Seth Meyers, announcing his plans to trump the UK version of the fund-raising marathon and rubbing it in the faces of the Brits.

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  3. An Open Letter to the Pope on Institutional Racism at the World Bank and G-20Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Counterpunch

    Speaking of the ills of economic and social exclusions you stated that "Exclusion ultimately has to do with what it means to be a part of the society in which we live; those excluded are no longer society's underside or its fringes - they are no longer even a part of it. The excluded are not the 'exploited' but the outcast."

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  4. Just 2 Weeks On THIS Diet Could Lower Your Risk For Colon CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Most diet advice comes wrapped up in the same disappointing package: Make small changes, stay consistent, and wait a loonnggggg time to see results. But a recent study in Nature Communications shows that changing your diet can have an effect on health way sooner than you'd think: We're talking just two weeks.

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  5. The True Black TragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Quincy Journal

    Weather on QuincyJournal.com is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection. The Quincy Journal and its advertisers are not endorsed by or affiliated with the National Weather Service.

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  6. Trebein students publish their own booksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Angela St. Pierre a third grade teacher at Trebein Elementary School has been engaging her students for the last five years in a special writing project. As part of the social studies units during African American History month and for Presidents Day, students chose someone significant from history to research.

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  7. In the Now: The iconic art of Al HirschfeldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    In the Now: The iconic art of Al Hirschfeld; celebrate African and Caribbean artisans; suit up in Nets gear in Coney Island The retrospective "The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld" runs tonight to Oct. 12 at the New York Historical Society . The show celebrates the one-of-a-kind late, great artist with pieces never seen in New York.

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  8. Obama says his Israeli support on par with black civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Post

    President Obama, on a campaign to repair relations with Jewish voters, says his support for Israel is as unbending as his support of civil rights for black Americans. In a interview with the Atlantic magazine's Jeffrey Goldberg published Thursday, Obama linked Israel's right to exist and the fight for civil rights, something he frequently evokes as a great American struggle.

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  9. 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to changeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform. The Kentucky senator writes in "Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America" that his party "has let the bond it once enjoyed with minorities fray to the point that it is near beyond repair."

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  10. Google Will Retool Its Maps Service To Prevent Racist ListingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    Google has confirmed that it is making changes to its Google Maps service to stop racist terms and other inappropriate words from displaying location search results. The issue blew up this week after searches for "n*****" or "nigga" were found to pull up the White House and other locations associated with African Americans and other ethnic minorities.

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  11. Does your city rank as a great place to live and workRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    At one point and time Tulsa was the oil capital of the world. Oil is big business.

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  12. On Native GroundWHY Reward Fat Cat Bankers? Move Your MoneyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Going on under our noses - and mostly being ignored by anthropologists - is a great cross-cultural mash-up between Haitians, Jamaicans, African-Americans and Africans and the elderly white Americans they care for - many of them Jewish - in places like south Florida. Although many of these elderly people have never had a relationship with someone from a different culture in their life, they sometimes find themselves living with one when they're at their weakest and most vulnerable.

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  13. Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CIO

    Google said Thursday it would make changes to its Maps search system after racist search terms brought up the White House among their top results. In Google Maps, some queries containing racist terms against African-Americans listed the White House and other surprising places among their top results.

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  14. Lion Catcher program uses soccer and studying to bring communities togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    For families who live in low-income areas, there can be a lot of obstacles between their students and a good education. But in Washington Township there's a new approach to addressing those issues, and it didn't come from the school or the city, but from private citizens wanting to make a difference.

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  15. United States-Cuba thaw spreads to arts as Havana biennial celebrates its 30th anniversaryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Cuban painter Gustavo Perez Monzon and Cuban-American CIFO Fundation CEO Ella Fontanals-Cisneros attend a press conference in Havana, on May 21, 2015. Monzon, who emigrated to Mexico, returned for the first time to Cuba to exhibit his work in the XI Havana's Biennial.

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  16. Former Millburn resident is hall of fame candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Item

    ... He was the grandson of an ex-slave and served with the legendary Tuskegee Airmen. Brown was the first African-American professor in the history of Rutgers University. But Brown is probably best remembered for stepping forward the evening of November ...

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  17. Colleges' focus on diversity may leave Asians at an admissions disadvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... measure the advantage provided by race, compared to white applicants. The study found that applying as an African-American provides an advantage equivalent to an additional 230 points on the SAT, while Hispanics received a 185-point boost. Asian ...

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  18. African-Americans Who Attended Desegregated Schools Have Better Language Skills Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    The study, published around the time of the recent 61st anniversary of Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education decision , surveyed African-Americans older than 50 who attended desegregated Baltimore schools and compares their cognitive abilities with a group that attended segregated schools.

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  19. 7-10 SPLIT: My Journey As America's Whitest Black Kid Book ReleaseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - May 21, 2015 - CONTACT: Michael Bennett Phone: 702-343-3906 Email: contact@michaelgordonbennett.com Website: www.michaelgordonbennett.com 7-10 SPLIT: MY JOURNEY AS AMERICA'S WHITEST BLACK KID RELEASE "Prior to his assassination, I'd never heard of Dr. King, for all I knew he could have been a physician at the hospital where Dad worked. I felt dumb for the first time in my life."

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  20. Put it Out of Its Misery: Justice Kennedy's Affirmative Action...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

    ... from each of the state's public high schools. In 2004 this brought an freshman class that was 21.4% African-American and Hispanic without using race. That didn't deter UT, which came up with a new rationale for preferences-the need for "diversity ...

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