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  1. Political Insider: Finally, an Assembly candidate most Democrats can...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... in Jersey City. He may not want to have been portrayed as a white overseer who insists on picking African-American candidates for a legislative position that would have been a future threat to Cunningham's Senate seat. The HCDeadO and its chairman, ...


  2. Obama, Selma to mark 50th anniversary of historic civil rights marchRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | UPI

    President Barack Obama will deliver a speech at the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March. Obama has credited events of that day as part of the history that brought him to the White House as the nation's first African-American president.


  3. From Selma to Black PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Only a few miles away from where the legendary march began, a new phase of civil-rights activism found its voice. Anyone who was not a diehard white supremacist could see the march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 for what it was: a myth in motion, advancing east through the Alabama countryside at two miles an hour.


  4. This day in history: SCOTUS makes Dred Scott decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The Supreme Court issued the landmark Dred Scott Decision in 1857 ruling that African Americans descended from slavery did not have rights of federal citizens nor standing in court. HELPING IT TO BE LITTER FREE! IT'S TIME NOW FOR YOUR WYFF NEWS 4 TIMELINE... ON THIS MARCH SIXTH.


  5. Thousands Stranded on Ky. Interstates for Nearly 24 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News Max

    Larry Weas spent a cold night hunkered down in his car after getting caught in a logjam along a Interstate 65 in Kentucky. To conserve fuel during his 11-hour ordeal, he kept his car turned off for long stretches and scooped snow into a bucket to have something to drink.


  6. Metro Atlantans to march in SelmaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    Hundreds of metro Atlantans will join thousands participating in the 50th anniversary march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on March 8. The group of more than 350 civil rights supporters and members of the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. will lock arms with other participants who will walk across the bridge just like marchers did in April 1965. The South Fulton County Faith Riders motorcycle brigade will escort the six tour buses to Selma to re-enact the Selma-to-Montgomery March that led to the 1965 Voting Rights Act that protected African-Americans' right to vote.


  7. Let Freedom Ring celebrates Black HistoryRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    ... Sen. Steve Henson (District 41) and state Rep. Howard Mosby (District 83). Workshops target social issues, African-American history, gender-based advancement and academic enhancement as well as teen socio-economic progression and nonviolent ...


  8. Rev. Al Sharpton To Keynote Selma a AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issuea Town HallRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... "Bloody Sunday" Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 . In response to the fact that African-American and Latino communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS, AHF conceived its national " AIDS Is A Civil ...


  9. Ohio lawmakers to attend Selma eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Rev. Martin Luther King, front row center, waves as he leads a civil-rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., on March 21, 1965.


  10. Slightly More Latinos and African Americans Sign Up On California ExchangeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The percentage of Latinos and African Americans who signed up for subsidized health coverage through California's insurance exchange increased modestly during the second annual open enrollment period, officials announced Thursday. About 37 percent of subsidized enrollees are Latino, up from 31 percent during the first enrollment period ending in March 2014, according to data released by Covered California.


  11. His brother was martyred but he chooses lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    On June 21, 1964, David Goodman was a teenager living in his family's Manhattan apartment. He noticed his mother pacing nervously: another of her sons, Andy, just 20 years old, was missing somewhere in Mississippi.


  12. New for young readers: 'Writer to Writer,' 'Rain...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Levine, Newbery Medal-winning author of "Ella Enchanted," has a popular blog where she raises and answers questions about writing. This friendly book distills the best of those questions and offers useful advice for writers of all ages.


  13. Covered California down overall but up among youth, minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    California did a better job of enrolling more minorities and young people for health care coverage during the second year of expansion, but a shortfall in overall enrollment could lead to increased fees in the future, according to new state data released Thursday. Covered California released enrollment figures showing the percentage of Latinos and African-American enrollees increased from last year.


  14. Dempsey Reflects on Leadership, Building LeadersRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    Investments in leadership will pay dividends the U.S. military can't imagine today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during a recent interview. "Leadership is kind of a journey -- not a destination," the chairman said.


  15. Restricting fructose in obese Latino and African American children...Read the original story

    Thursday | Science Daily

    In obese Latino and African American children, restricting dietary fructose, but not calories, may decrease liver fat and the conversion of sugar to fat in the liver, a new study finds. In obese Latino and African American children, restricting dietary fructose, but not calories, may decrease liver fat and the conversion of sugar to fat in the liver, a new study finds.


  16. Former Civil Rights Worker Recalls Bloody SundayRead the original story

    Thursday | WBTV

    Seeking the right to vote in the 1960's ignited a contentious battle, and the mean spirited actions in Selma Alabama placed a troubling mirror before a nation undergoing change. The afternoon that turned into Bloody Sunday resonates loudly with the survivors of the violence on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.


  17. Gut bacteria may contribute to diabetes in black malesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurekAlert!

    ... can be identified by stool sample analysis. The researchers determined the gut microbiotas of 116 African-American male veterans, age 45 to 75, participating in the D Vitamin Intervention in VA, or DIVA study. The aim of the DIVA study, which has ...


  18. A journey back to the mid-'60sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bluffton Today

    Surely, the guy in the car next to yours must think you're weird. There you are, groovin' to your tunes, seat-dancing, singing along like you are in-concert.


  19. Doris Wells made library the center of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    Doris Wells, who left her stamp on the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library after 17 years as branch manager, died Feb. 27 at Northside Hospital after a brief illness. Wells, who was born March 14, 1949, in Orangeburg, S.C., became the DeKalb County Library System's first African-American employee in 1974.


  20. James Calvin Rhinehart, 90, interior designer and artistRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    JIM RHINEHART looked out over the hungry people enjoying a hot meal at the Church of the Advocate and pronounced it good. "This is my spiritual fulfillment," he said one day in 2006.