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  1. Dancers: Cher fired us for reporting assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Three dancers fired from Cher's tour accuse the singer of covering up an alleged sexual assault by another dancer. While the complaint alleges racial discrimination by Cher, accusing her of hiring a white, blonde dancer over a more qualified African American, the lawsuit centers on California's whistleblower law that protects employees who are fired for reporting illegal activity.

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  2. Is Harley-Davidson A Good Buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Harley-Davidson's motorbike shipments rose 8.9% year-on-year during H1 2014. Retail sales, however, grew just 1.1%.

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  3. Afro-Colombian activist says minority is victim of 'state racism'Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Inside Colombia

    The director of a Colombian anti-racism organization has accused three government ministers of "state racism" following their failure to attend a meeting on the development of the predominantly black Pacific region of Choco. Ray Charrupi, who heads up the Cali-based organization Chao Racismo, told Colombia Reports that the three ministers are not familiar with, nor are they interested in becoming familiar with the undeveloped Pacific region inhabited mostly by Afro-Colombians.

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  4. Dancers suing Cher over raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Mr Wilson and two other dancers have also alleged they were fired for reporting a sexual assault on a female fan by another dancer. Mr Wilson and fellow dancer Suzanne Easter have claimed race discrimination over their firing, while fellow dancer Jacquely Dowsett Ballinger, 42, has alleged age discrimination, although they were told it was to cut costs from the tour.

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  5. The Balancing Act on Lifetime Talks Education Savings Plans,...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... workplace, the initiative has now successfully expanded into six additional diversity and equality agendas: African-American, Hispanic, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender/LGBT, Disability, Asian American and Military. Listen as two successful women ...

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  6. Cher Is Facing Racial Discrimination Allegations Ahead Of Her 'Dressed To Kill' ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... suit, the complaint also hints about racial discrimination by Cher. Wilson and one more fired dancer are of African-American origin.

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  7. Honesty, Common Sense, and A Sound MindRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | American Thinker

    After over six years of the Obama presidency, the scales are finally falling off the eyes of some liberals. I am shocked to hear liberals saying the same things about President Obama as conservatives have been saying since 2007 when he first announced his candidacy.

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  8. Community leaders want Cajon High teacher accused of racial slur banned from classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Local community leaders including the NAACP have asked that the high school teacher accused of using a racial slur during a Sept. 3 class at Cajon High School be permanently removed from the classroom and banned from any teaching assignments.

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  9. BGLTQ Activist Calls for Move Beyond Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    While BGLTQ activist Aisha C. Moodie-Mills acknowledged that marriage equality is a huge victory for the queer movement, she said in a talk Thursday that in order to attain true equality, priorities in the movement must shift towards recognizing and addressing issues of race and class. A diverse mix of undergraduate students, graduate students, and Cambridge community members packed into the Barker Center on Thursday to listen to Moodie-Mills's talk, which addressed how race, class, and sexual orientation intersect.

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  10. Montco forum to discuss civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Philly.com

    GLENSIDE A public forum Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement's Freedom Summer and discuss where the nation stands on voting rights. The panel discussion will include one of the civil rights activists who in 1964 went to Mississippi to help African Americans register to vote.

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  11. Lawsuit: Cher fired dancers for reporting alleged sex assault on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    Three dancers fired from Cher's tour accuse the singer of covering up an alleged sexual assault by another dancer. While the complaint alleges racial discrimination by Cher, accusing her of hiring a white, blonde dancer over a more qualified African American, the lawsuit centers on California's whistleblower law that protects employees who are fired for reporting illegal activity.

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  12. Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Many Americans across racial and ethnic groups describe losing eyesight as potentially having the greatest impact on their day-to-day life, more so than other conditions including: loss of limb, memory, hearing and speech, a survey shows. Many Americans across racial and ethnic groups describe losing eyesight as potentially having the greatest impact on their day-to-day life, more so than other conditions including: loss of limb, memory, hearing and speech .

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  13. Symbolic Meaning of Rasta ColorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Buzzle.com

    The Rastafari Movement is a spiritual way of life which rose to prominence during the 1930s. The colors of red, yellow, green, and black, also known as 'Rasta colors', are often seen on iconography depicting the movement.

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  14. Teaching with Speeches: A Black Teacher Who Uses the Mathematics...Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2012 | TCRecord

    Background/Context: Teachers in urban schools are sometimes seen as a large part of the problem with such schools. They are often spoken of as not knowing the content they need to know to teach, and they are not seen as committed to excellence or to reform-minded teaching; therefore, they are not seen as a resource for school improvement.

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  15. Ensemble TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2011 | Houston Press

    Founded more than 30 years ago "to preserve African-American artistic expression and to enlighten, entertain and enrich a diverse community," Midtown's Ensemble Theatre gets better each season.

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  16. Enhance 'voices at the table' to strengthen unity for public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    I was privileged to co-chair the 1996 effort to pass a $184 million bond referendum - then our state's largest ever - to rebuild some of the public schools in the S.C. midlands' Richland School District One. That bond referendum passed, in spite of stiff "anti-tax" opposition, because of the approach taken by that school district.

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  17. Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    ... two other dancers who claim they were discriminated against. Wilson and dancer Suzanne Easter, who are both African-American, are suing Cher along with former colleague Jacquelyn Dowsett Ballinger claiming they were wrongfully fired after ...

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  18. National Black MBA Conference: Earvin "Magic" Johnson...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    ... Johnson, a $1 billion real-estate fund, Yucaipa Johnson, a $500 million private equity fund, ASPIRE, an African-American TV network, SodexoMAGIC, Magic Airport Holdings, Best Buy, T.G.I.F. Friday's Restaurant, Inner City Broadcasting Corp., Detroit ...

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  19. RLT Presents Dar he This WeekendRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    In 1955, a 14-year-old black Chicago youth traveled to the Mississippi Delta with country kinfolk and southern cooking on his mind. He walked off the train and into a world he could never understand.

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  20. A profound message that is far too important to be lost in political debateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... white children in their grade levels. All the solutions, proposed by the far left, to the problems of the African-American community , and authoritately refuted and exposed as inneffective, by Riley in Please Stop Helping Us. He pointed out how, the ...

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