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  1. Obama: Disagreeing with Israel is necessary to defend itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Jersey Jewish News

    Open disagreement with Israel on some of its policies is a necessary component of the U.S. defense of Israel in the international community, President Barack Obama said. Obama, in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg posted Thursday on The Atlantic's website , singled out Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Election Day appeal in March to his followers to vote because Arab-Israeli voters were turning out in "hordes."

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  2. Buffalo Philharmonic and Buffalo Public Schools Win Yale School of Music AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... works with local and national guest artists that have included a breakdancer, a choir of Burmese Karen, the African-American Cultural Center's dancers and drummers, and the young winners of the national Sphinx Competition, which fosters excellence ...

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  3. Gov. Jerry Brown touts economic boom, report says some being left behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inside Bay Area

    Gov. Jerry Brown painted a rosy picture for the economic rebound in the Bay Area and California during a conference on Thursday. However, a report released at the event warned that the Bay Area faces a skills gap between available jobs and the capabilities of applicants to fill the positions.

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  4. National Jewish American Heritage Month: What It Means to Be Part of the Jewish American CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The White House

    Jewish American values are woven into the fabric of American life and have shaped the progress we've made as a country. That history has fundamentally shaped the President's personal views and leadership.

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  5. Messiah College holds commencement for more than 700 gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PennLive.com

    Speaker was Marla Frederick, Ph.D., professor of African and African American studies and the study of religion at Harvard University. According to Messiah, she is the author of "Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith," a richly detailed ethnography exploring the complex lives and faith commitments of women in rural North Carolina.

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  6. 2015 Reubens: 6 King Features cartoonists to salute centennial at todaya s LoC eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    IN CERTAIN WAYS, this morning's event at the Library of Congress, to mark the centennial of King Features Syndicate , was born in the glistening halls of a new Ohio museum. It was 2013, at the christening of the new and reimagined Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at the Ohio State University, and King Featrres comics editor Brendan Burford was taking in the professionalism and the pageantry.

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  7. Sen. Rand Paul reaches out to African Americans in new book: Rand Paul in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cleveland.com

    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's new book reaches out to African Americans. Today's Rand Paul news: GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform.

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  8. Insider: Black Pols Will a oeRue the Daya They Backed KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Phillymag.com

    Over the last several weeks, culminating in the Tuesday election of Jim Kenney as mayor, an historic shift was taking place amongst African American pols that creates a new reality in city politics. Black political empowerment, before it went from a movement to a slogan, was fiercely predicated on cultural affinity.

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  9. Common Gene Mutation May Raise Risk of Heart DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Health News Digest

    A common mutation in a gene that regulates cholesterol levels may raise the risk of heart disease in carriers, according to a new UConn Health study. Researchers examined a mutation called the missense rs4238001 variant, which alters the type of protein made by the gene SCARB1, and thereby the body's cholesterol regulation.

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  10. Establishment Of Ranches, Solution To Herdsmen, Farmers Frequent Clashes - OrtomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    The Governor-elect of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has promised to establish ranches in order to prevent the incessant bloodshed occasioned by clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state. Ortom was of the view that the frequent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers, which had claimed many lives and led to destruction of property and cash crops across the country, would be averted with the establishment of ranches nationwide.

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  11. A spring of community growth and activityRead the original story

    Friday | Q-Notes

    Published: May 22, 2015 in Editor's Note Updated: May 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Talk about busy! I haven't been this tied-up with community politics, parties, events and activities in a long time. A couple issues back, I wrote of several good community accomplishments and activities - everything from the way our community banded together around the ordinance vote in March to things like upcoming local and regional Pride events.

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  12. Is pricey Shaw a model for retaining affordability amid regentrification?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary JuliA n Castro took a rainy walking tour through the Shaw neighborhood Thursday to highlight the success of public investments in affordable housing and commercial development. But in a once-blighted neighborhood destroyed by the 1968 riots, the unanswered question that hung over their walk was whether it's really possible to protect affordability in what is now one of the most expensive places in the District.

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  13. Alarming study: 1 in 3 Americans have potentially deadly syndrome, and many don't know itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Bay Area Business Woman

    It's called metabolic syndrome, and it can lead to sudden death via stroke or other serious complications - and you might not even be aware that you have it. A new report finds that about a third of all U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome, a frightening reality that says many people may be in denial about their own health and could be at risk of sudden death.

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  14. Watch Game of Thrones: the Musical Starring Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Collider

    Last night was Red Nose Day , a star-studded program to help raise money for various charitable organization. There were plenty of good sketches and bits, but one that deserves special attention is Game of Thrones: The Musical .

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  15. The Ugly InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Contra Costa Times

    President Barack Obama's Twitter page is seen on a laptop in Washington, DC on May 18, 2015. On Monday, President Barack Obama's launch of his new Twitter account @POTUS was greeted with a rash of racist and hate-filled tweets.

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  16. 6 Former BE Kidpreneur/Teenpreneur Attendees Discuss the Importance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Black Enterprise

    Entrepreneurship is arguably the crux of wealth-building, but too often, particularly in the black community, it's not being discussed. A major complaint among many college graduates and entry-level professionals is that we're a generation that has been conditioned and trained to be employees instead of business-savvy professionals, with our success and career trajectories in the hands of the existing powers-that-be.

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  17. Abena Koomson: life is polyrhythmicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail & Guardian

    Abena Koomson: [Fela Kuti's] music ... connected me to a diaspora of people who have the desire to see justice done, to use music as a weapon." In the off Broadway musical Fela! , an interpretation of the life and music of Afrobeat originator Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Ghanaian American artist Abena Koomson plays the role of the firebrand's mother, Funmilayo Ransome Kuti.

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  18. Black Settlement Burial Ground upgrades will start in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    Black Settlement Burial Ground in Willow Grove was founded in 1831 and is the resting place of many black loyalists and black refugees who came to the city during the war of 1812 from the United States. The cemetery, which was founded in 1831, is the resting place of many black loyalists and black refugees from the United States, who came to the Saint John area during the war of 1812.

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  19. The Runaway Slave's LamentRead the original story

    Friday | Counterpunch

    ... It's now the official song of the state of Florida. For bonus cringe points, Ole Virginny was written by an African-American, James Bland, the "black Stephen Foster" in 1875. Bland apparently wished to reassure white America that, 12 years after

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  20. To win in the end, be prepared to walk from the negotiating tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Maynard Jackson would lament that in the days when deals were negotiated by an exclusive club of primarily white males frequently there would be a tense point during negotiations when emotions would run high. Eventually the issues would be resolved, there would be no lingering hard feelings and everyone would be friends again and soon smoking cigars at their country club or playing golf.

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