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  1. CA: Black BART Workers Find Racist Threats on Lockers, Lawyer SaysRead the original story

    4 min ago | Mass Transit

    July 31--A group of African American BART track maintenance workers say they were subjected to racist death threats at work last month -- the latest incident in a continuing pattern of racial discrimination and harassment.


  2. Grambling's Eddie Robinson changed college football and his legacy still impacts the gameRead the original story

    21 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... for being there, while calling out to Royal so he knew who'd won. Robinson could have become the first African-American head coach in the NFL in 1978 when Los Angeles Rams owner Carroll Rosenbloom pressed him about the job. "Some people thought he ...


  3. PrintRead the original story

    39 min ago | National Review Online

    On Tuesday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a Mississippi law that would have required abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.


  4. Katy Perry on cultural appropriation: "I'm very sensitive to people"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evil Beet Gossip

    ... plastic surgery," she says. "Look at someone like Kim Kardashian or Ice-T's wife, Coco. Those girls aren't African-American. But it's actually a representation of our culture wanting to be plastic, and that's why there's bandages and it's mummies. I ...


  5. Jay Z & Jay Electronica Cover The Final Call; Publication Explores God's Influence In Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Jay Electronica earned the praise of Minister Louis Farrakhan for publicly supporting the Fruit of Islam at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival.


  6. Art removed from Roeland Park City Hall grounds in protest of vote on anti-discrimination ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Prairie Village Post

    Artist Bob Stone informed the mayor and council that he had removed his sculptures that had been on display.


  7. Savvy Senior: How Medicare covers eye careRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Williston Observer

    Dear Savvy Senior, What does Medicare cover when it comes to eye care? I currently have good vision insurance through my employer, but will lose it when I retire.


  8. Survey: Housing Costs to Push Out 25-34 Year OldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A majority of Arlington residents between the ages of 25 and 34 say they are likely to leave the county within five years because of the cost of housing, according to a county-sponsored survey .


  9. HIV-AIDS Continues to Spread inRegion Among White Gay MenRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Gay white men taking chances is what St. Louis Health Department director Pamela Walker says is largely to blame for the some 250 new HIV-AIDS cases each year in the region.


  10. Opponents Shake up Community Mtg. on Shockoe PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... I'm against Shockoe stadium," Rhodonna Rogers told the mayor as he left the meeting. "My daughter is half African-American and I'm fighting for her heritage." Rogers considers the Shockoe land to be sacred and she believes there's better things that ...


  11. More hype about political attitudes and neuroscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    What you think about this article that basically implies that political views are not so much actively chosen or the product of upbringing, but based more on inherited traits.


  12. Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID lawRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    The court was divided in the rulings, which involved cases brought by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP with the activist group Voces de la Frontera.


  13. 'Tomlinson Hill' tells the parallel stories of two Tomlinson families: one white and one blackRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the lives of his ancestors. Along the way, he discovered the story of the other Tomlinson family - the African-American family, descendants of his ancestors' slaves (who also happened to be the family of famous San Diego Chargers running back ...


  14. Display showing acceptable forms of photo identification for voting...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a requirement Thursday that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.


  15. Ohaneze youths give Northern govs 21-day ultimatumRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    OHANEZE Youth Council [OYC] has given the Northern Governors' Forum a 21-day ultimatum to take drastic action against the its youth wing, Arewa Consultative Forum over its statement concerning investments of Ndigbo in the North.


  16. Re: OPINION: 5 Reasons Black Women Are NOT Mad At Tiger WoodsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NewsOne

    By now you've surely heard that Tiger Woods cheated on his wife with a parade of other women.


  17. Calling blacks negro is not being racist Dinanath BatraRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | India Gazette

    ... finds mention in his book taught in government schools of Gujarat. "It is a fact, you cannot deny that an African-American is called a negro. It is not a term coined by me but a historical word," the 85-year-old self-styled educational reformer, ...


  18. Common drugs adversely impair older adults' physical as well as cognitive functioningRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A class of medications previously linked to cognitive impairment in older adults also appears to negatively affect their physical functioning according to investigators from the Regenstrief Institute, the Indiana University Center for Aging Research, the University of East Anglia and several other United Kingdom institutions.


  19. Vineyard festival showcases African American filmmakersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    For more than a decade, the African American Film Festival on Martha's Vineyard has featured a wide variety of African-American independent films and provided a platform for filmmakers that include Jeffrey Wright, Del Roy Lindo, Reuben Cannon, Kenny Leon, Ben Vereen and Reginald Hudlin.


  20. Ten don't miss events for Musikfest's opening weekendRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... and Sunday: Wil B and of the duo Black Violin look and have the demeanor of hip-hop artists, but the African-American artists are classically trained violinists who meld highbrow and street sounds. . R&B artist Jason Derulo is a superstar of the ...