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  1. Rochelle Riley: Rosa Parks' legacy too big to be hidden in darkRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Detroit Free Press

    ... Free Press 9/1/2011 That understanding has been in short supply in recent years, particularly in the African-American communities and most notably in the case of civil rights icons whose memories demand remembrance. Earlier this year, the nation ...


  2. Organization to only prep Black children for successRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago |

    For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute has engaged leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families.


  3. Stroke Mortality Rates Vary in Local Communities in a Metropolitan...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Circulation

    Correspondence to Bijou R. Hunt, MA, Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System, 1500 S. California Ave, Room K443, Chicago, IL 60608.


  4. Getting on track may slow race to doctor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Members of Black Men Run Virginia Beach, including Chyance Mattison, left, Stacy McDonald and Jona Nuru prepare to stretch before beginning their run.


  5. Effort planned to restore historic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mt. Airy News

    ... Lizzie Penn James of Pinnacle, one of those students, said of the need to improve the facility that served African-American children. The former school sits alongside Chestnut Ridge Primitive Progressive Baptist Church on N.C. 89 near Westfield. ...


  6. Celebrating 125 years of ECSU: Book covers all history, from booms to bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Elizabeth City State University history professor Glen Bowman lectures on P.W. Moore during the 2014 winter semester.


  7. Fear spreads as Ebola moves from remote areas into citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


  8. Otis Mason: Always reach back to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... started the museum with other Excelsior High School alumni and community volunteers. It tells the city's African-American history and is on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Mason also started his teaching career there after graduating from Florida A&M ...


  9. St. Louis Mayor Volunteers to House Illegal MinorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... of the influx of people coming into our country as much as we possibly can." has a disparate impact on African-American men because these men are disproportionately represented in the low-skilled labor force." He mentioned that "50.9 percent of ...


  10. Ex-Charlotte coach Lutz in mix at CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz has interviewed with Charleston president Glenn McConnell in the past 48 hours and remains a candidate to be the Cougars' next head coach, sources told on Saturday.


  11. Nicholas Kristof Wields Occam's Butterknife On "Race In America"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | VDARE

    NYT columnist Nicholas Kristof is a little peeved that he got some pushback against his last column about how white people must struggle to root out racism from their subconscious minds.


  12. Hospital cost for California gun assaults: $87.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


  13. Study: Novel heart-failure drug shows big promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Heart failure affects 5 to 6 million people in the U.S. and about 26 million worldwide.


  14. (Ferguson Update) Ferguson protesters call for mass civil disobedience on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, with the leaders of one coalition encouraging supporters to stop their cars to tie up traffic on Labor Day.


  15. Charles Pierce: He's 'Not Very Good' as a TV Host, But 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Some politicians have the same public image throughout their careers. Others at least try to give themselves a makeover .


  16. Fall Arts PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... patrons. Here are some highlights: The city of Charleston's annual MOJA Arts Festival, celebrating African-American and Caribbean art, kicks off Sept. 25. The second "Colour of Music" festival celebrating the contributions of ...


  17. 18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free visits to high school seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Fall means back-to-school; it also means time for high school seniors to squeeze in a few more college visits before submitting applications for admission.


  18. Kelly: An art center now, Alexandria's Torpedo Factory began life making weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    My mother worked at the torpedo plant in Alexandria during World War II. I am interested in learning more about its contributions to the war effort, as well as its history before and after the war.


  19. Darvin Ham hopes baskeball, off-court lessons reach Saginaw 'campers'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... bring leaders back, not just basketball players or athletes. "There are so many successful leaders in the African-American community that need to be heard ... doctors, bankers, law enforcement, financial people. Kids need to see them. They need to ...


  20. 55,000+ Leaders and Growing Have Read "If Bill Gates Were Black" on...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | John Hope Bryant

    Join in this discussion, and help America re-imagine both what comes next for the African-American community, and what can help grow the future American economy too.