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  1. Disabled BBC weathermen? Bring back the bouncing dwarfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | Canadian Content

    ... stacked against visible minorities. For instance, professional football club owners remain reluctant to hire Black British managers - no matter how distinguished their playing careers. But there's a world of difference between a level playing field ...

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  2. Bexhill Dentist volunteered on world's largest hospital shipRead the original story

    Saturday May 30 | Bexhill Observer

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Mercy Ships is an international charity which uses a hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, currently docked in Madagascar, to deliver free health care and education to some of the world's poorest people.

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  3. LITTLEJOHN: Disabled BBC weathermen? Bring back the bouncing dwarfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Mail

    ... stacked against visible minorities. For instance, professional football club owners remain reluctant to hire Black British managers - no matter how distinguished their playing careers. But there's a world of difference between a level playing field ...

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  4. Tilda Swinton set for Doctor Strange roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | ContactMusic.com

    ... out that if Tilda is cast as the 500-year-old sorcerer, it could be seen as a loss for ethnic diversity. Black British actor Idris Elba was cast as the Norse god Heimdall in the 'Thor' movies, while Samuel L. Jackson plays Nick Fury across a number ...

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  5. Researchers from the University of York pilot mental health training...Read the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Medical News Today

    Researchers say more needs to be done to address the mental health needs of families caught up in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Communities were torn apart as the outbreak quickly became a global health crisis - The World Health Organisation believes nearly 27,000 people contracted the virus with more than 11,000 dying from it.

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  6. Survivors Strive for Ebola-Free Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  7. From Birchtown to FreetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Chronicle Herald

    Almost 200 years after many of the original Black Loyalists sailed from Nova Scotia to Sierra Leone in search of a better life, Wayn Hamilton, executive director of African Nova Scotia Affairs, got a phone call that would change his life. "My story goes back to 1987 when was I volunteering for CUSO in Nigeria," said Hamilton in an interview.

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  8. (Football) English governing body wanted fewer blacksRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Standard

    Two officials from the Football Association told former England manager Graham Taylor to limit the number of black players in his squad, a new book has claimed. Taylor, who managed England from 1990 to 1993, has denied the claim, made in 'Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers,' written by Emy Onuora, the brother of former professional footballer Iffy Onuora.

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  9. (Football) English governing body wanted fewer blacksRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Standard

    Two officials from the Football Association told former England manager Graham Taylor to limit the number of black players in his squad, a new book has claimed. Taylor, who managed England from 1990 to 1993, has denied the claim, made in 'Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers,' written by Emy Onuora, the brother of former professional footballer Iffy Onuora.

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  10. Operation Black VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Independent

    ... tackle race inequality. But you've got to be in the game to win. A poster featuring Tinie Tempah, one of four black British stars appearing with white faces in a hard-hitting new campaign to encourage minorities to register to vote ahead of the ...

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  11. June Sarpong gets 'whited up' on live TV as part of new voting campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... and former footballer Sol Campbell . Operation Black Vote of a poster featuring Tinie Tempah, one of four black British stars appearing with white faces in a hard-hitting new campaign to encourage minorities to register to vote ahead of the general ...

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  12. a oeDancing Georgea NettlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Memphis

    But often some of Beale Street's favorite characters become the face of Memphis for guests who are just passing through. "Dancing George" Nettles is one of them.

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  13. The Fantastical Paradoxes of Afrofuturist FilmRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    ... - and are reborn in an inner-city crushed by hatred, poverty, and abuse. The first feature ever directed by a black British woman, BAM's screening of Welcome II the Terrordome is an exciting chance to see this scathing, ambitious, seldom seen film. ...

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  14. Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Lumina News

    The 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29. The festival, presented by the Black Arts Alliance, features independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers. Films are being shown at the Cameron Art Museum, the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Hannah Block USO Community Arts Center.

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  15. Environmental film forum returns to UNCWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Lumina News

    A nonprofit event in its fourth year, the Cape Fear Environmental Film Forum will create a dialogue between between filmmakers, panels of local environmental advocates and audience members. The goal is to bring local action to global environmental issues.

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  16. Jim Armitage: As Tidjane Thiam departs, the City needs more role models to inspire minority childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Independent

    ... and the media have been far quieter on ethnic diversity. Clearly, there is no snap-your-fingers solution. Black British children are disadvantaged from the get-go (let's not forget, Mr Thiam himself is not the product of the British education ...

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  17. How can West Africa rebuild after Ebola?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Reuters

    How best to rebuild the three West African countries struggling with Ebola will be discussed in Brussels this week. As Hayley Platt reports Sierra Leone has the toughest job ahead - its once thriving economy has been ravaged by the disease.

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  18. Award winning a oeClybourne Parka playing at Red Barn Studio Theatre through Sunday, March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Lumina News

    The Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play "Clybourne Park" premiers at the Red Barn Studio Theatre through Sunday, March 1. The production then transfers to Thalian Hall, March 19-22. Written by Bruce Norris and directed by Joy Gregor, the play is a comedy based on Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun."

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  19. Salaries, benefits, cutsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Harry's Place

    Both Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind have been suspended from their respective parties following cash for access allegations. As the BBC reported : It is claimed that Mr Straw was recorded describing how he operated "under the radar" and had used his influence to change EU rules on behalf of a firm which paid him A 60,000 a year.

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  20. Women in Business - Miranda BrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Financial Times

    ... trader. In her spare time, Ms Brawn is interested in philanthropic and diversity issues. She is a patron for Black British Academics , which aims to increase the number of black professors in the UK, and a board member of the Association of Women ...

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