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  1. ‘Two Original Collections — One Unique Exhibit’ at the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Miami Herald

    It’s a good bet that the mysterious, New York-trained Harry Sonntag, nicknamed Key Largo’s Hermit Artist, never met any of the 26 mostly self-taught, African-American painters from Fort Pierce who became known decades later as the Highwaymen.


  2. Carver Middle's Hall of FameRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... because of its reminder of how recent the cloud of segregation darkened the atmosphere. Yet, each day the African-American community surely nods in agreement with Faulkner: The past is not forgotten; it isn't even past. The Miami Herald is pleased ...


  3. Black Student Holds Protest After Getting Rejected From University Of MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canadian Content

    ... to the elite public university, located in Ann Arbor, Mich. Less than 5 percent of the student body is African-American; of the state's total population, more than 14 percent are black, according to the 2012 U.S. Census. At the rally Tuesday, ...


  4. Glen Browder: How Would Southerners Describe the South to Outsiders?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    Some Southerners try to deal with such disparagement with various strategies, such as polite silence or impassioned rhetoric about their "New South" homeland.


  5. Activists Attack Bill de Blasio for Lack of Staff DiversityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    ... for putting together an insufficiently diverse city hall team. The New York Post reports that a group of African-American ministers from Brooklyn protested before the steps of City Hall this week, insisting that de Blasio, who has a bi-racial ...


  6. Newly released documents reveal how government added to cause of housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Yesterday, April 18, 2014, Bill Clinton 's Presidential Library released documents concerning how what was purported to reinvest in communities showed how the federal government encouraged banks to lend money to Americans would normally not finance.


  7. 04/25 New Rochelle Hosts From the Rough, Film Depicts True Story of...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

    ... said, 'What's most important to me is the empowerment of women.'" Catana Starks made history as the first African-American woman to coach an all-men's collegiate team, overcoming many obstacles and silencing many naysayers to bring them to an ...


  8. Al Sharpton Goes There: Makes Easter Message About Crucifixion and Resurrection of OBAMARead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Free Republic

    'I think that the message is, no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how your crucified, nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job that you can rise if you don't lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.


  9. CYD Youth Working to Better Neighborhoods with the Wisconsin Tobacco...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Career Youth Development Inc. Youth are being trained to work in the communities they live in to make a positive impact.


  10. TJ admissions numbers expose continued racial disparityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Admissions statistics for next fall's incoming class at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology show continuing racial and ethnic disparity at the magnet school.


  11. Confronting a taboo after the death of a For Brown Girlsa founderRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    When news broke last week that the 22-year-old had died of an apparent suicide , Washington's friends and followers took to blogs and social networks to express how she had inspired them.


  12. Video: How to get kicked out of a Clay Aiken fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Free Republic

    In case you hadn't heard the news, American Idol star, singer and actor Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina's second congressional district.


  13. Koza: the carbonized cityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    My first glimpse of Koza was a burned out car on a monochrome print I picked up at a recycle shop in Naha.


  14. Ohio teacher fired for alleged racist commentsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... In 2008, Voigt was accused of aiming a laser pointer at a student's face and calling the pupil an "African-American Rudolph." The teacher tried to back out of this accusation by claiming he was only repeating something another student had said. "I ...


  15. Philip Maramba: The Hulk meets post-racial AmericaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A benign kind of prejudice can be passed along when a comic book-loving dad steers his children to loving Marvel Comics superheroes like the Hulk and Spider-Man more than DC Comics characters like Superman and Batman.


  16. Listen Live: Philadelphia's Wurd Radio Saturday 900A/EtRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Rod 2.0

    Join me on Philadelphia's WURD-AM on Saturday morning for my regular segment at 900A/ET.


  17. What Democrats Must Do to Win in NovemberRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    In this November's mid-term elections, the Democratic Party will be focused on winning back the governorships and legislatures in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.


  18. Less-schooled white women die sooner, study findsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center.


  19. Political leader Basil Paterson, the father of former Gov. David Paterson, died Wednesday night.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    Basil Paterson, 87, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday.


  20. Re: Majority Of Americans View Obama As "Mixed Race" As Opposed To Black? | News OneRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | NewsOne

    I'm not as fascinated with a new Pew poll that purportedly shows that most Americans identify President Barack Obama as "mixed race" as opposed to "Black."