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  1. University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findingsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Erie Times News

    ... E began collecting racial and ethnic data in 2013. About 3 percent of SAE's reporting members identified as African-American and 20 percent identified as non-white, according to Ayers.

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  2. U of Oklahoma unveils racist SAE fraternity probe findingsRead the original story

    22 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... E began collecting racial and ethnic data in 2013. About 3 percent of SAE's reporting members identified as African-American and 20 percent identified as non-white, according to Ayers.

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  3. In good faith: Local churches tackle the tough topic of racismRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Maybe churches can do what Starbucks couldn't: spark a genuine and voluntary dialogue that leads to reconciliation across racial lines. Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania, a coalition of denominations representing a range of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox worship traditions, has committed itself to changing the hearts, minds and complexion of the congregations it represents.

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  4. Company Withdraws from Evansville-Produced Film for "Religious Beliefs"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WEHT

    For Lewis Chaney, it should be a time to celebrate. His movie, "A Wedding Like That," is set to premiere in less than two weeks.

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  5. Christians in the north are in jeopardy - CANRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    The Christian Association of Nigeria , weekend, raised alarm over the frequent attacks on Christians, who are living in the northern part of the country. , two unidentified arsonists set ablaze, a branch of Living Faith Church popularly called Winners Chapel in Giwa, Headquarters of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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  6. Dirty Harry: The 12 Craziest, Most Insane, Looniest Things Harry Reid Has Said And DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    In honor of Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid's announced 2017 departure from the Senate, The Daily Caller News Foundation has assembled just a few of the craziest, most insane, looniest things the gentleman from Nevada has shared with us over his decades in office. Reid apologized in August for for making a few offensive and super lame Asian jokes at an Asian Chamber of Commerce event.

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  7. Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin eager to add on to granddad's Texas Western legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... different from the way they looked 49 years ago last week, when coach Don Haskins' decision to start five African-American players drew skepticism and derision. His team's triumph over Adolph Rupp's team during the height of the civil rights ...

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  8. It's official: Kleiner Perkins wins gender bias caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    ... minorities in venture capital, then the battle was worth it." After the trial, juror Marshalette Ramsey, an African-American woman who works as a manager for a local mass transit agency, was one of two jurors who voted for Pao on all claims. Ramsey ...

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  9. Why Marvel's New Avengers Team Was a Welcome SupriseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IGN

    This week Marvel Comics revealed the lineup to their " All-New, All-Different Avengers " that will form after the events of this summer's Secret Wars, and it certainly looks like they meant every word of that overly long title. The team consists of classic members Iron Man and Vision, but also the African-American Sam Wilson continuing his role as Captain America and the female Thor who has the respect and blessing of the old Thor.

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  10. a Benevolent society,a a social cluba not same in practice or historyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    In her obituary for Alfred "Bucket" Carter, member of the Young Men's Olympian Benevolent Association Junior , Katy Reckdahl makes a common mistake confusing the term "benevolent society" with "social aid and pleasure club." These are two different types of organizations.

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  11. Former OU students show they are worthy of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Levi Pettit, the former University of Oklahoma student demonized and ostracized for leading his fraternity brothers in a much-publicized racist chant, has proven to be a humbling, heroic figure who is teaching America a powerful lesson in contrition. This young man should know that I, a black man who has been the victim of racism, accept his apology, and I had forgiven him long before he bravely returned to Oklahoma last Wednesday to meet with African-American leaders and offer a public statement of regret.

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  12. OU probe: SAE chant originated on national fraternity cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    While most kids might spend their spring break on vacation or going to the beach, a group of kids are acquiring skills that many performers use to entertain visitors at Key West, Florida's daily Mallory Square Sunset Celebration. While most kids might spend their spring break on vacation or going to the beach, a group of kids are acquiring skills that many performers use to entertain visitors at Key West, Florida's daily Mallory Square Sunset Celebration.

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  13. Raven-Symone Says She's From All The Continents In Africa & Europe, Confuses Everyone [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    ... asked to clarify previous comments about her saying she wasn't Black, she noted that she said she wasn't African-American. This is when she added that thanks to Ancestry.com she got detailed info about her origins. "I am from every continent in ...

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  14. Haywood County NAACP Time Line Remembrance of African American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Members of the Jackson County NAACP will share a Black History Readers' Theater program following the business meeting of the Haywood County NAACP. Consisting of four segments which address African American experiences and contributions throughout the history of the US, the program includes illustrations of African beginnings in the New World; the First Reconstruction and its aftermath; the Second Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement; and the Third Reconstruction for a hopeful future.

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  15. Penn State researchers find inspirational online videos could lessen prejudicesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... An example of these videos are those of Kid President - the online alter ego of Robby Novak, an 11-year-old African-American with a brittle bone condition who creates and posts inspiring clips on YouTube. His most popular video, "A Pep Talk from Kid ...

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  16. 500 Years a Slave? Deeds, Not WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Times

    ... and head writer of "The Young and the Restless," Jack Smith, was quoted in the article: "I have a lot of African-American friends a " "As soon as you get in to these issues, you have to be concerned about offending anyone. The option was to either ...

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  17. Marines honored in Vallejo aboard ship recognizing their serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    It was a bittersweet victory - the recruits were segregated from their white counterparts. A year after the issuance of the executive order, African-American Marine Corps recruits were sent to Montford Point - a facility at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, which trained over 20,000 men from 1942 to 1949.

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  18. Does Blood, Sweat & Heels' Mica Hughes Want to Join Empire? - ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    The model/singer found herself, as she says, ganged up on by a number of castmates, and even suffered the loss of her father while filming. But now Mica's ready to turn a new leaf, something that we'll see happen during Season 2 of the Bravo breakout hit, premiering March 29. caught up with the multi-talented NYC gal recently, and we couldn't wait to find out what she's been up to since last year, as well as get some scoop on what's in store this season.

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  19. OU probe: SAE chant originated on national frat cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    OU probe: SAE chant originated on national frat cruise Twenty-five members of the shuttered chapter face discipline following an investigation. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1bCUkGj The University of Oklahoma will hire a new vice president to handle diversity efforts in the wake of the racist chant that made national headlines earlier this month, the university's president announced Friday.

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  20. Nominees announced for YWCA Leader LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... YWCA Margaret Henry Award. She was interviewed by the organization History Makers, the largest collected African-American oral and video history collection in the Library of Congress, where she was filmed in an interview documentary about her life. ...

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