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  1. Under-40 Poll: Are young people turning away from God?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WPXI

    A large majority of young people believes that a relationship with God is important, according to a new poll conducted for Rare , a Cox Media Group website based in Washington, DC. Seventy percent of voters under the age of 40 said that a relationship with God personally mattered to them, while 30 percent said it didn't matter.


  2. The Slaver's ObjectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ukiah Blog Live

    Their latest review was no fluke - the Economist will always find the master's viewpoint more "objective," regardless of the evidence provided he Economist 's controversial review of Edward Baptist's new book ends on a feverish crescendo of denial about the fundamentals of American slavery: that slaves were slaves and masters, masters - with all the brutality, coercion, and punishment that relationship entails. Accordingly, the publication has retracted the piece and issued an apology, but the loss of credibility will probably be lasting.


  3. Center names 2014 ICONSRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    "This is our version of the NAACP Image Awards with a little glitz and glamour for many of community members and allies in Baltimore area," said Carlton Smith, executive director of the Center for Black Equity Baltimore, of the ICONS awards. "We celebrate these individuals for their accomplishments in the African-American LGBTQ community.


  4. Exhibition about race and racism opens at History Colorado CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

    ... NAACP. "This is the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, so it's perfect timing. ... Sure, we have an African-American president, and here in Denver we have an African-American mayor and African-American police chief, but race is still an issue ...


  5. Lessons Learned from Online Dating: We're All AwfulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    The results of two new studies on preferences in online dating were released last week, proving just what singles and non-singles alike have feared all along: Everyone is terrible and there is no hope for anyone. The two pieces of research, one by the granddaddy of free dating sites OKCupid, and the other an independent experiment conducted by Buzzfeed writer Anne Helen Petersen, sparked no shortage of media vitriol.


  6. Here's Why Louis CK's Kids Are White But Their Mother Is Black In 'Louie'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    While Louie's ex-wife "Janet" is played by black, Jamaican actress Susan Kelechi Watson , his two daughters are very white, very blonde little girls. Despite leaving viewers guessing about the backstory of the relationships, the race issue has never been fully explained on the show We play around with ethnicities.


  7. New Poll: Americans Fear Blindness More Than Loss of Other Senses,...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Newswise

    Washington, D.C.-According to a new poll, 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 memory, hearing and speech. A higher percentage of African-Americans cite this concern compared to non-Hispanic whites , Asians and Hispanics .


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

    23 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 .


  9. The Men from B-1 and The Odyssey Project Unite to Empower BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PR Log

    Two very influential movements within the black community have decided to unite for the common cause of elevating and empowering blacks. The men of The Odyssey Project and the men of B-1 have joined forces.


  10. Waiting at the polls: Long lines and the right to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Institute for Southern Studies

    For over 40 years, The Institute of Southern Studies has provided an essential resource for grassroots activists, community leaders, scholars, policy makers and others working to bring lasting social and economic change to the region. With your donation, you can help to preserve independent journalism for a better South.


  11. It's All Greek to Me: Students celebrate diversity with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Whit

    The sisters of the Alpha Nu Omega perform their step routine Meet the Greeks on the Chamberlain Student Center patio. Over 200 students and staff came out to celebrate diversity.


  12. NY Unions Will Bring Fresh Ideas about Jobs, Energy to Historic Climate MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Yes! Magazine

    A member of New York's transit workers union attends Occupy Wall Street in September 2011. Photo by Timothy Krause / Flickr .


  13. draconian voter ID lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Daily Kos

    A three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday gave Wisconsin the go-ahead to implement its voter ID law that a federal district court in April had ruled in Frank v. Walker violated the Constitution and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.


  14. Lactation Linked to Reduced Estrogen Receptor-Negative, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2011 | Science Daily

    Women who have had children appear to have an increased risk of developing estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer, the subtype that carries a higher mortality rate and is more common in women of African ancestry. A similar relationship was found for triple-negative breast cancer.


  15. On Native GroundAUSTERITY for Whom?Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2010 | American Reporter

    To recap, Andrew Breitbart, who paid for the people who did the ACORN sting, edited a videotape so that the remarks of Sherrod to a March 27 NAACP gathering falsely portray her as a racist rather than someone who, in recounting an example of her own racism long ago, goes on in the same tape to reject her former attitude and talk about the growth she achieved through the incident. Shirley Sherrod, the USDA state rural development director based in Athens, Ga., the victim of an Andrew Breibart-FoxNews video edited to falsely portray her as a racist, is honored by the Albany Farmers Conference earlier this year.


  16. Market MoverTHE Oil and Gas Monster that Ate AmericaRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2009 | American Reporter

    When we finally get far enough down the road on health care reform, it will become clear that a driving force in the intensity of the fight was a heart attack. Not the medical kind.


  17. Newspapers shouldn't be so quick to apologize for controversial content: Sanjay PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Apologies from newspapers are coming thick and fast, with editors falling all over themselves to rectify any error of commission and to soothe ruffled feathers. Take the recent snafu at the Lancaster New Era.


  18. Human Face Are So Variable Because We Evolved...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    The amazing variety of human faces - far greater than that of most other animals - is the result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique and easily recognizable , according to a new study by University of California, Berkeley, scientists. Our highly visual social interactions are almost certainly the driver of this evolutionary trend, said behavioral ecologist Michael J. Sheehan , a postdoctoral fellow in UC Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Zoology.


  19. CNN's Lemon: Slavery Behind Spanking CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    ... you know, from my own experience is this." But I think we need to reexamine that, especially for me as an African-American because the question is where did you learn that from? Was that learned from the slave master? Getting the switch? Being ...


  20. Pam William: Preaching inclusion...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

    "We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle." Well, I hate to tell Jerry, but Pastor Pam William of the Ark of Refuge, a radically inclusive Christian fellowship church, just got married this summer - and her family and all of ours are just fine.