African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Michigan's college admissions fight far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Detroit News

    As the Supreme Court upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban Tuesday, the University of Michigan's incoming president pledged to make campus diversity a priority.


  2. Affirmative action ruling jeopardizes Michigan's progress against inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Detroit News

    ... was in Ann Arbor, preparing to lecture at the University of Michigan's engineering college. Tarver, the African-American son of a nurse and a postal worker, grew up in Flint, following a path to the University of Michigan that affirmative action ... 2 comments

  3. Stephen Henderson: I am affirmative actionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    I landed my first job in the newspaper business during the deep recession of the early 1990s.


  4. Guion Bluford: First African-American in SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Guion "Guy" Bluford is a former NASA astronaut who was the first African-American to fly into space.


  5. MSNBC host Chris Hayes pens radical 'climate justice' manifestoRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    "What the climate justice movement is demanding is the ultimate abolition of fossil fuels," writes MSNBC's Chris Hayes in a lengthy new call for action against global warming.


  6. Desiree Rogers taps Mizti Miller for top editorial post at EbonyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Johnson Publishing: "I am extremely humbled to be trusted with the responsibility of leading the number one African-American publication in the country. Amy Barnett is an exceptional editor, and I am honored to succeed her." Miller had been ...


  7. the Pulse: Sickle cell patients, advocates hope to raise quality of local treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Courtenay Edelhart covers health care for The Californian. Reach her at, at or on Twitter@TBCHealth.


  8. Cultural Diversity in IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FunCity Finder

    One of the reasons I love living in Indianapolis is the cultural diversity found within the city.


  9. Sales, Restructuring Fuel Harley Q1 2014 ProfitsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Motorcycle USA

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  10. GoLocal's Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Go Local

    GoLocal's third annual Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2014 shines a light on who tops the list of higher education academic institutions in the region.


  11. Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth controlRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    A new survey finds that support for this rule is widespread, with 69 percent of Americans in favor of the mandate.


  12. Adrian Walker Questions for Rev. WallRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Rev. Bruce Wall is one of those guys who can't stop talking - which, I suppose, is a job requirement for a man of the cloth.


  13. ECSU faculty member apologizes for anti-Republican statement in classRead the original story

    Tuesday | TheDay.Com

    Brent Terry's apology was requested on the floor of the state House of Representatives by Minority Leader Larry Cafero, R-Norwalk, "as a point of personal privilege."


  14. Shakespeare in America: A Tale of Two Stratfords on Paul Robeson's BirthdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Town Topics

    According to Abigail Adams, Jefferson "fell upon the ground and kissed it" while her husband cut "a relic" from a chair said to have belonged to the poet himself.


  15. Obituary: Dr. Elvie C. Watts, 97, was leader in early-childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Elvie C. Watts, a teacher and administrator who drew on lessons from her childhood in the segregated South as a prominent leader in preschool education in Sacramento, died March 29. She was 97. Dr. Watts retired in 1988 as head of early childhood education programs and day care centers in the Sacramento City Unified School District.


  16. Apples and orangesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    I recently bought a bag of fruit that contained only apples and oranges. When I got home I found that 30 percent of the fruit was bad.


  17. Internal Affairs: Jesse Jackson says minorities massively...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The renowned civil rights leader told the Mercury News editorial board Thursday that his Rainbow PUSH Coalition plans to revitalize its Silicon Valley project and make its case to the region's top tech firms that "we need to democratize the economy."


  18. Artist Profile: Imani Hakim of Lifetime's 'The Gabby Douglas Story'Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 |

    ... premiere of The Gabby Douglas Story is an excellent commencement film for this year's commemoration of African-American history. The television biopic stars Imani Hakim, who brings personal nuance and depth to the teenage Olympian Gabby Douglas , ...


  19. Daughter No. 2 for DrewRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 |

    Drew Barrymore , 39, on Tuesday gave birth to a bouncy baby girl named Frankie , People says.


  20. Coalition targets obesity, drug abuseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail

    ... leak. Christina Hamrick, a University of Charleston nursing student who helped with the study, said in the African-American focus group, a number of residents from the Dunbar/Institute area expressed concern about the risk of chemical leaks and the ...