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  1. Schneiderman warns other banks could face 'redlining' lawsuitsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

    ... and markets its lending products and services. The map's boundary excludes the , which is also heavily African-American. "This is classic redlining," Schneiderman said, tracing his finger around the boundary. "If you had to make up a hypothetical to ...

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  2. Book Review: 1954Read the original story

    15 min ago | The Kentucky Democrat

    This was the same year in which the Brown vs. Board of Education court case decided that segregation be outlawed in the public school systems.

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  3. The truth behind Taylor Swift's racist videoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Examiner.com

    Taylor Swift's video "Shake It Off" offended Earl Sweatshirt to the point that he didn't even watch it.

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  4. Mom Responds to Son's Question about Slaves in This VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | JD Journal

    ... his mother the following: "Mom, are we still slaves? Do people still hate us, African Americans?" As an African-American parent, how should this question be answered? Nieves decided to tackle the question the best way possible and we have her answer ...

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  5. Push for Broader Minority Business Participation GrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Daily News

    A larger share of business for minority- and women-owned local businesses should begin with an inventory that matches existing businesses with existing opportunities.

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  6. A Lesson In How Teachers Became 'Resented And Idealized'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KQED

    ... as much - and this is going to be a great thing for the taxpayer. Teaching represents everything to the African-American community after the Civil War. It is the means by which the children and grandchildren of slaves are going to be able to better ...

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  7. Quinn, Rauner Should Get On Board With Region's Performance MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Streets Blog Chicago

    The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's lauded GO TO 2040 regional plan prioritizes transportation investments based on performance measures, rather than through arbitrary formulas or aggressive politicking.

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  8. Addressing infant mortality in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries - more than 11,000 babies die within 24 hours of their birth each year.

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  9. UNELECTABLERead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cobranchi.com

    You get all the wacky commenters -- COD ...typically annoyingly good... --Carlotta, UK home educator ... a rational, prolific, powerful web communicator... --Tamara K. Fuller, Founders College Education, Inc. ... gives me hope that my wife and I can raise our two cambia to be upstanding citizens through educating them at home.

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  10. the Harlem Rens to Play the Actors Temple Theater This FallRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... writer and director of the long-running Off-Broadway hit Black Angels Over Tuskegee, continues to expand African-American theatre with his latest work, THE HARLEM RENS. Inspired by the true story of six men who overcame adversity to win more than ...

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  11. Don Polson: Attackers devoid of truth, shameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    As we resume normal Internet access, and the ability to peruse these pages, there are three items requiring my response.

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  12. Bank didn't lend to blacks in BuffaloBank didn't lend to blacks in...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... loans and mortgages available in Buffalo's east side, home to more than 75 percent of the city's African-American population, perpetuated racial segregation and the decline of the city's housing stock, the lawsuit alleges. "This is a problem we ...

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  13. Bank didna t lend to blacks in BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... loans and mortgages available in Buffalo's east side, home to more than 75 percent of the city's African-American population, perpetuated racial segregation and the decline of the city's housing stock, the lawsuit alleges. "This is a problem we ...

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  14. Democratsa 5-point campaign plan for the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Now that Labor Day has passed, the 2014 campaign season is officially underway. By any measure, the Republicans seem to have the advantage and are poised to take control of the Senate in the midterm elections.

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  15. UPDATE 1-New York's Evans Bank accused of denying loans to African-AmericansRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Schneiderman said the bank produced maps outlining its "Trade Area" that excluded all of the predominantly African-American neighborhoods on the eastern side of Buffalo, one of the most racially segregated cities in the United States. Of the 1,114 ...

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  16. Framework for political reform is best we could expect at this point in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The Hong Kong Chief Executive election of 2017 will pick the top official of Hong Kong for the fifth term.

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  17. The Truth About Dating Someone With An Incurable STDRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    When you're single and on the hunt for the right partner, it's understood that the man of your dreams won't appear in a perfect package.

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  18. Breast feeding: An amazing giftRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... less likely to develop breast or ovarian cancer and osteoporosis (which is a thinning of the bones) and yes African-American women do get osteoporosis. Plus, breastfeeding encourages emotional bonding between the mother and baby. Also, it releases ...

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  19. Ever heard of sickling collapse?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    THAT IS YOUR FORECAST, JEN OVER TO YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, RICHARD NOW THAT SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION THAT MEANS STUDENT ATHLETES ARE BACK ON THE FIELD AND GYM AND FOR PARENTS IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO KNOW HOW TO KEEP THEM SAFE OUT THERE, TEENAGERS DON'T ALWAYS LISTEN TO US, WE'RE LISTENING TO HEALTH TOPICS AFFECTING YOUR STUDENT ATHLETES IT IS THE ... (more)

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  20. The GOP Has a Women Problem, Another Survey ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    I've been watching a marathon of "The Simpsons" on FXX , so it's understandable that my first reaction to a new GOP study on female voters was "d'oh!" The headline in Politico said it all: " GOP poll of women: Party 'stuck in past' ."

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