African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Notes on MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | University City Review

    America's favorite pastime is the star of the new show at the National Museum of American Jewish History.


  2. Janelle Monae honored at Harvard CollegeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    ... a moment to speak about diversity and racism. "When I got into the music industry, there were not a lot of African-American girls wearing tuxedos [and] rocking natural hair on a mainstream level," she said. "I was not status quo, and I can relate to ...


  3. Michael Learned Joins Cast of Rubicon's Love, Loss and What I WoreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Four-time Emmy Award-winner Michael Learned had just been added to the rotating cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore which opens at Rubicon Theatre on April 16 and continues for a 5-week run through May 18. Learned, best known for her role as Olivia Walton on "The Walton's," has appeared on Broadway in Gore Vidal 's The Best Man, The Sisters ... (more)


  4. Black Student Union claims 'small wins' in agreement with U-MRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    ... were no quotas attached, but threw out the undergraduate admissions system that awarded extra points to African-American, Hispanic and Native American students. Proposal 2 erased U-M's court victory by banning the state's universities and other ...


  5. Kenny Washington belongs in the Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NFL

    ... for a lifetime. In fact, it still endures today. In a league where the overwhelming majority of players are African-American, you can't deny what he has meant to the league. What he did can be measured in rushing titles and Pro Bowl bids, but not ...


  6. Majority Of Whites View Obama As 'Mixed Race' As Opposed To Black?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

    I'm not as fascinated with a new Pew poll that purportedly shows that most Americans identify President Barack Obama as "mixed race" as opposed to "Black."


  7. Employees of the Principal Say "It Gets Better"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Employees of the Principal Financial Group A have a message for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth: "It gets better."


  8. 'Heroic Restraint'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Jawa Report

    ... a Confederate flag draped around their shoulders during an after-hours sporting event at the school. " The African-American students who immediately saw it really exercised heroic restraint and fortunately a teacher immediately confiscated the flag ...


  9. More Heat than Light: Understanding Affirmative Action and Why it Does Not WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... scores (on the 1600-point scale). By taking white applicants as a baseline, he was able to determine that African-American applicants are treated as having a bonus score of 230 additional points, and Hispanic-Americans gain a bonus of 185 points. It ...


  10. African American MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Considered by many to be the pre-eminent civil rights leader in American History, this is a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blair Underwood is an American television and film actor.


  11. Yankees' CC Sabathia wants to see more African-Americans in baseballRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is one of just 67 African-American players in Major League Baseball and it saddens him.


  12. TurboTax maker linked to 'grassroots' campaign against free, simple tax filingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marco Eagle

    The maker of TurboTax has been linked to a grassroots campaign against filing a free and simple tax return.


  13. Don Lemon: Al Sharpton is not my leaderRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Politico

    CNN host Don Lemon declared that Al Sharpton was not his leader while discussing race relations with radio host Laura Ingraham on Wednesday.


  14. Anniversary of Hank Aaron Home Run Record Marred By Racist LettersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Forty years after Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record, some things remain the same.


  15. When It Comes to Expanding Pre-K, Americans Are Divided by Party and RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | National Journal

    What policies would do the most to increase opportunity for children? The latest College Board/ National Journal Next America Poll finds relatively broad consensus on what options provide the most effective points of leverage-but stubborn differences remain between Democrats and Republicans, and between whites and minorities.


  16. Phyllis Schlafly: Women who are paid same as men won't find husbandsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | UPI

    ... up for equal pay. In two segments of our population, the pay gap has virtually ceased to exist. In the African-American community and in the millennial generation (ages 18 to 32), women earn about the same as men, if not more. It just so happens ...


  17. Our View: When the shoe is on the other footRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    During Monday's uniformly contentious and often ridiculous meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees, the board finally got around to interviewing candidates for the search firm that will be charged with identifying candidates for a permanent schools superintendent.


  18. Report: Hollywood film writers still white guy clubRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Fox News

    When it comes to being progressive, it seems the Hollywood screenwriting industry has a long way to go when it comes to gender and ethnic employment diversity.


  19. IU English professor Adrian Matejka wins 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship for poetryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Indiana University professor Adrian Matejka is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for 2014 in poetry, the only IU faculty member this year to be named a winner of the prestigious award.


  20. Residents Share Concerns Over Prince George's MGM Casino PlansRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    Prince George's County residents concerned about the proposed MGM casino at National Harbor shared their concerns over noise, the chance for African-American businesses to land jobs at the venue, and its impact on area charitable groups at a Tuesday meeting.