African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Houstonians continue Ferguson protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    Protesters block the intersection of Old Spanish Trail and Martin Luther King during a Houston rally protesting the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, officer over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown Protesters rallying against the decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, officer over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown block traffic in Houston on Tuesday. Protesters rallying against the decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, officer over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown block traffic in Houston on Tuesday.

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  2. Springfield Civil Rights Movement legend Ruth Stewart Loving dies at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    ... performing and choir and church work. She founded the Freedom Choir made up of singers from nearly a dozen African-American churches in Springfield. She was a member of "Company 3" of the Springfield National Guard and in 1945 become a member of the ...

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  3. Black firefighters seek funding to complete historical museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Organizers said once funding is secured to install such amenities as a wheelchair lift and to build a handicap accessible bathroom the Chicago African-American Firefighters Museum will be up and running in the next year. "I'd say we need about $400,000 more to complete our restoration of the museum and then we will be done," said Morris Davis, a retired Chicago firefighter and president of the museum.

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  4. He founded St. Petersburg's oldest men's clothing shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Arnold Argintar kept up with the times over eight decades, ushering in men's clothing to downtown St. Petersburg and then outlasting retailers who followed. He stocked the shelves of Arnold's Men's Wear with suits, ties, hats and shoes, hanging onto inventory long after it had gone out of fashion.

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  5. Donald Trump: "President Obama Has Absolutely No Control Over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    The billionaire, Donald Trump is at it again on Twitter as he seems to be blaming U.S President Barack Obama for the Ferguson riots over the Michael Brown case. President Obama has absolutely no control over the African American community-they have fared so poorly under his presidency.

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  6. Activists Push for Funding to Address HIV/AIDS StigmaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Skanner

    In an ongoing effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic physicians, healthcare workers and human rights activists want the government and the public to place more emphasis on the stigma associated with the deadly disease that continues to plague the Black community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Blacks "accounted for an estimated 44 percent of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents in 2010, despite representing only 12 percent of the U.S. population."

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  7. Pioneering Model & Restaurateur B. Smith Reported MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AM1070-WDIA MEMPHIS

    ... shirt, jeans and black sneakers when she was last seen. B. Smith, born Barbara Smith, was one of the first African-American models to grace the cover of Mademoiselle magazine. She owns several restaurants and became an early entrepreneur in the ...

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  8. Dr. Bobby Manning issues a stirring statement on FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... nnor Award from Dallas Seminary - an honor bestowed to students with exemplary study of and ministry to the African-American Community.

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  9. Juan Williams: Where Was Al Sharpton To Stop The Ferguson Riots? [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    Appearing on Fox's "The Five," liberal commentator Juan Williams slammed Al Sharpton for holding a post-Ferguson presser, after doing nothing to stop the Ferguson riots. WILLIAMS: I mean I first of all, when the trouble starts, where is Al Sharpton to say to people, "Rioting is not in the best interest of the black community.

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  10. NAACP President: Dr. Ben Carson 'Should Stick to the Operating Room'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mediaite.com

    Dr. Ben Carson , a former Fox News contributor and potential 2016 presidential candidate, said in an interview yesterday that race relations have gotten much worse under President Obama . He even went so far as to say that Obama and his progressive allies "manipulate minority communities to make them feel that they are victims."

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  11. Global jihadists tweet in bidto recruit Ferguson protestersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lucianne.com

    Islamic jihadists worldwide have launched a barrage of recruitment messages amid the latest unrest in Ferguson, Mo., using Twitter accounts to call on African-Americans and others in the United States to join their cause. Some messages urge direct revolt against the U.S. government, while others evoke the names of former black leaders - among them Malcolm X - in a bid to convince people of color that living under an Islamic caliphate is in their best interests.

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  12. At rallies, immigrants show solidarity with the people of FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    As people across the country rally in support of Ferguson, some immigrants are talking about similarities and differences between how they are treated and how African Americans are treated.

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  13. ALA President Courtney Young releases statement regarding Handler remarksRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Woodson, for her book "Brown Girl Dreaming," Handler's poor attempt to joke with the crowd by folding in African-American stereotypes proved ill-fated. "Diversity is a fundamental value of the American Library Association (ALA) and its members, and ...

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  14. Ferguson Seen As Reverend Al Sharpton's Racism Industrial Complex Checking InRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Other McCain

    It's about the base. And it's not about the Democratic Party's base, but about certain leaders' base within the Democratic Party.

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  15. Chris Brown Addresses Michael Brown DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KNEK-FM Lafayette

    Chris Brown has gathered his thoughts on the ongoing controversy after a grand jury in Missouri declined to bring charges against police officer Darren Wilson for the August 9 shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown . The singer posted a class photo of the slain teenager via his Instagram and expressed his feelings in a lengthy caption.

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  16. Multicultural EmpireWilliam Frey on America's growing racial, ethnic, generational divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Press-Enterprise

    The Inland region has the second-largest disparity between the racial and ethnic backgrounds of young and old people among the country's largest 100 metropolitan areas, according to an analysis of 2008 census estimates by the Metropolitan Policy Institute. In the 2010 Census, nearly two-thirds of the residents of Riverside and San Bernardino counties who were 65 and older were white, non-Hispanic.

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  17. Slog Poll: What's the Dumbest Thing You've Seen This Week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    In addition to the most toxic discourse I've ever seen , this week has also inspired some of the most breathtaking dumbness the internet has ever hosted. It's time for a Slog poll: Which of these things is the dumbest? 2 .

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  18. Global jihadists tweet in bid to recruit Ferguson protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    ... Darren Wilson, the white police officer involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an African-American. "Users characterized the decision as the result of America's racism while claiming jihad and revolution to be fitting ...

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  19. Dear White People brimming with good ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Georgia Straight

    No minority is a monolith. But it takes entertaining mA langes like Dear White People to illustrate just how many different "types" fit into the grab-bag of subcultures at one, mostly white Ivy League university.

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  20. B. Smith Found in NYC Diner After Going MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOne

    B. Smith, who announced earlier this year that she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, was found in a New York City diner Wednesday after being reported missing Tuesday night. Smith, whose full name is Barbara Smith, was last seen at about 8 p.m. Tuesday on Southampton, Long Island.

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