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  1. Women of Power: The Award-Winning Legacy of Charlayne Hunter-GaultRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    As pioneers of the world and trailblazers in what they do, the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit's Legacy Award winners of past have all been ladies that have used their strength, guts, and wisdom to light paths and open doors for those who've followed. Adding to the amazing list of past Legacy winners including the likes of Judith Jamison, Ruby Dee, and Maxine Waters, is esteemed journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

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  2. Mix-up making life hard in 'intolerant' town, she saysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 103JAMZ.com

    A lawsuit from a white woman in Ohio says that while she and her white partner love their "beautiful, obviously mixed-race baby girl," they definitely didn't order sperm from a black donor and the mix-up is making life tough in their "racially intolerant" all-white town. Jennifer Cramblett says the Midwest Sperm Bank sent her and her partner, Amanda Zinkon, sperm from donor No.

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  3. More Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | WKRN

    ... in the upcoming election," wrote Judge James Wynn, a former North Carolina Supreme Court justice and an African-American. "Once the election occurs, there can be no do-over and no redress. The injury to these voters is real and completely ...

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  4. In memory, Brown plants a ball and chain on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Phoenix

    It was a sunny and steamy afternoon on September 27 on Brown University's front green, when around 3:30 pm, inside a white tent overflowing with guests, Martin Puryear stepped to the podium. Behind the 73-year-old, Yale-trained, MoMA-exhibited, National Medal of Arts-receiving, MacArthur Foundation "genius grant"-winning sculptor's right shoulder was Brown's signature building: University Hall, which, in March, served as the inspiration for a 600-pound replica cake commissioned to kick off the University's 250th anniversary celebration.

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  5. White Women Sue Sperm Bank Over Black BabyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    An Illinois-based sperm bank is facing a lawsuit after it accidentally sent a white lesbian couple vials of sperm donated by an African-American male. In the lawsuit, the two women allege that raising a mixed-race child in the "racially intolerant" town of Uniontown, Ohio, will prove stressful.

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  6. Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registrationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A federal appeals court Wednesday blocked some provisions of a North Carolina law that bars same-day voter registration, saying it would disproportionately affect minority voters. In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that North Carolina's new elections law -- passed last year by the state's Republican-controlled legislature -- violated a section of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that prohibits discrimination based on race.

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  7. Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WKBT

    The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist. A satire on the recent news that an intruder got farther into the White House last month than previously known, the cartoon depicts the intruder sitting in President Obama's bathtub, asking him if he has tried the "watermelon flavored toothpaste."

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  8. Supreme Court Really Doesn't Want Minorities Voting EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsOne

    On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to give democracy another Street Fighter-like kick to the jock. In yet another 5-4 vote split along ideological lines , the ruling delayed the state of early voting in Ohio that was set to begin on Tuesday.

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  9. Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With "Kiss Me, Kate" MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Desert Star Weekly

    ... of actors. The 2014 Pasadena Playhouse production of "Kiss Me, Kate" is a loving homage to the trailblazing African-American touring troupes of the early 20th century, who brought the work of Shakespeare not just to New York City, but to theatres ...

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  10. White Woman Given Sperm From Black Donor SuesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

    A lawsuit from a white woman in Ohio says that while she and her white partner love their "beautiful, obviously mixed-race baby girl," they definitely didn't order sperm from a black donor and the mix-up is making life tough in their "racially intolerant" all-white town. Jennifer Cramblett says the Midwest Sperm Bank sent her and her partner, Amanda Zinkon, sperm from donor No. 20 comments

  11. Exclusive: Donovan McNabb Speaks on the Current State of Race in Pro SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In his 13 seasons in the Washington Redskins, Donovan McNabb learned firsthand what it's like to be put into a box labeled "Black Quarterback " in the NFL . From deciphering coded language to challenging preconceived assumptions that narrowly shape recruiting charts, the 7-time Pro Bowler has fought the battle against the subtle racially tinged anecdotes used by scouts, coaches and commentators.

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  12. FDR visited Tuskegee 75 years ago, decades after Booker T. Washington invitation, just before Tuskegee Airmen formedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    When President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived by train in Tuskegee 75 years ago this past March, he was finally accepting an invitation made 30 years earlier by legendary educator Booker T. Washington. Roosevelt's whirlwind visit through Alabama on March 30, 1939, which included stops at Auburn University and a veteran's hospital, also came just before two pivotal moments in the state's history - the formation of the Tuskegee Airmen and a hospital to treat polio at Tuskegee Institute.

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  13. Obama Admin To Recognize Indian Tribe That Bans Interracial Marriage With African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Black lawmakers are furious that the Obama administration is in the process of acknowledging a Native American tribe that still has laws prohibiting its members from marrying African Americans. Eleven members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder, criticizing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for planning on recognizing the Pamunkey tribe - a small tribe of about 200 members based in King William County, Virginia.

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  14. Gubernatorial Poll: Abbott Leads Davis by 9 PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott leads Democratic opponent Wendy Davis by 9 percentage points, 49 percent to 40 percent, according to the latest Texas Lyceum poll, released Wednesday. Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott leads Democratic opponent Wendy Davis by 9 percentage points, 49 percent to 40 percent, according to the latest Texas Lyceum poll, released Wednesday.

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  15. Black donor's sperm mistakenly sent to white parents: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... NBC News on Wednesday. "But she lives in an all-white community in eastern Ohio. She did not encounter any African-American people until she entered college. Not all her friends and family members are racially sensitive." "Getting a young daughter's ...

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  16. White woman sues Chicago sperm bank for sending vials from black donorRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... alleges that Midwestern Sperm Bank sent the couple's doctor in Ohio a vial from donor No. 330, who is African-American. Cramblett learned of the mistake seven months later when she pregnant and ordered more vials. Cramblett and Zinkon intended to ...

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  17. Top 5 Natural Oils for the Hair Presented by Beauty ResearchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... dryness? How do they hydrate the hair? Which natural oil is the best choice for sealing the ends of natural African-American hair? To find out, visit BeautyResearch.com or click Roughly 30 million women in the United States suffer from alopecia or ...

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  18. Breaking/Federal Appeals Court Blocks North Carolina Voting Restrictions in Time for ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... charge that implementing these provisions would unduly burden the right to vote and discriminate against African-American voters, in violation of the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause and the Voting Rights Act. In recent elections, North ...

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  19. GA-Sen: Nunn's chances underrated in runoff, with up to 4X more early voting than 2008's runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Summary: Comparing turnout in the 2008 runoff and 2010 midterms, most of the "runoff drop-off" was attributable to decreased early voting opportunities during 2008's runoff, which will not occur to the same extent this time. Since Democrats have fared very poorly in the rare runoff elections of previous years , our model treats finishing over 50 percent as make-or-break for Democratic candidates Michelle Nunn and Jason Carter.

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  20. White Woman Given Sperm From Black Donor SuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KEX-AM Portland

    A lawsuit from a white woman in Ohio says that while she and her white partner love their "beautiful, obviously mixed-race baby girl," they definitely didn't order sperm from a black donor and the mix-up is making life tough in their "racially intolerant" all-white town. Jennifer Cramblett says the Midwest Sperm Bank sent her and her partner, Amanda Zinkon, sperm from donor No. 20 comments