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  1. Ga. County Supervisor Refers To Black Reporter As "Boy" At Press ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    Augusta, Georgia County Supervisor Tracy Pyles apparently had a momentary lapse of memory at a staff briefing Monday in front of reporters. Perhaps Pyles thought he had taken a step back in time, but as Pyles disagreed with the way in which an African American government reporter had written an article, he said, "You got it wrong, boy - uh, son."

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  2. Correction, clarification from The Virginian-PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    A caption for photos on Page 10 of the advertising supplement African American Today contained errors. Here are the correct captions: Bottom left: The five black students admitted to Norview Junior High walk to school together that morning.

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  3. Lou Beatty Jr. Leads Nobody Walks Like My Daddy at Barbara Morrison Pac, Now thru 2/22Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... you leave it, you feel good." "Nobody Walks Like My Daddy" also makes a statement about the vitality of the African-American family, which Beatty believes is vastly underestimated. "E.L. James is not a well known author and I feel and a bunch of ...

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  4. After a Year of Strong Job Growth, Recovery Remains UnevenRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    In December 2014, the national unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent, the lowest it's been since June 2008. Yet, even as the recovery moves ahead slowly, conditions vary greatly across states and across racial and ethnic groups.

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  5. Michelle Obama dissed for headscarf gaffe: What else went wrong in Saudi Arabia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    As President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made an impromptu stop in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, the FIrst Lady's outfit commanded most of the headlines and attention. The massive ruckus over Michelle Obama 's lack of wearing a head scarf while visiting Saudi Arabia continues.

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  6. Effort aims to help black male students qualify for Pittsburgh PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Victor Kivuva, a senior at Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy 6-12 in Oakland, said he has learned the "importance of how powerful it is to be an African-American male with an education." That revelation has helped to propel Victor to raise his grade-point average, which he said has gone from "not good" to regularly above a 3.5 on a 4-point scale. 4 comments

  7. Giancarlo Esposito to Speak at UCSD Black History Month EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The University of California, San Diego is celebrating a century of black life, history and culture as part of the campus's 2015 recognition of Black History Month . Events throughout February and March include art exhibits, lectures, film screenings, spoken word performances and the annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch on Feb. 28, featuring special guest speaker, Giancarlo Esposito .

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  8. Make My DayTHE Deckers Family, Inc., 2010 Annual ReportRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Going on under our noses - and mostly being ignored by anthropologists - is a great cross-cultural mash-up between Haitians, Jamaicans, African-Americans and Africans and the elderly white Americans they care for - many of them Jewish - in places like south Florida. Although many of these elderly people have never had a relationship with someone from a different culture in their life, they sometimes find themselves living with one when they're at their weakest and most vulnerable.

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  9. Exhibit recalls 1940 American Negro ExpositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The African American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago will present "The American Negro Exhibition," a showcase of objects, images and texts from the landmark 1940 American Negro Exposition in Chicago. The American Negro Exposition, which ran from July 4 through Sept.

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  10. Just 5 black CEOs at 500 biggest companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The Wednesday announcement that Don Thompson will retire as CEO of McDonald's leaves just two CEOs who are African-American in the elite Dow 30. A broader sample shows an even more dismal diversity picture. A mere five CEOs are black at the nation's 500 largest companies, according to a pro-diversity advocacy group. 3 comments

  11. Steve Madden: 'Lover's quarrel' with AzaleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... taken Azalea - a white Aussie whose real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly - to task for allegedly ripping off African-American music, culture, even accent, for profit. I'm myself as strange as I may be, daily. I think it's really important we all feel ...

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  12. Centenary College president David Rowe greets Mayor Ollie Tyler.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times

    Centenary's Dream Week draws record volunteers The week kicked off with a day of service Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Centenary College's seventh annual Dream Week drew the participation of students, faculty, staff and members of the community such as Mayor Ollie Tyler during the weeklong celebration of the legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The week kicked off with a day of service co-sponsored by Centenary Diversity Committee and the Office of Global Engagement.

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  13. Interview: Kevin Costner tackles difficult story of race relations with 'Black or White'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KITV-TV

    The last time I talked with Oscar-winning filmmaker and actor Kevin Costner was for the political satire "Swing Vote," which was easily one of the most underrated movies in 2008. Costner not only brought heart and passion to the role of a regular Joe who was about to cast the one vote that could decide the winner of a dead-even presidential election, but he also invested his own money in the project as one of the film's producers to see his vision through.

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  14. the O'Shaughnessy and the Ordway Co-Present: Genre-defying Camille a. Brown & DancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Insight News

    ... & Dancers explore the complexities of carving out a positive identity as a Black female. This piece uses African-American social dancing, rhythmic play and musical compositions to depict who "Black girl" knows herself to be underneath the ...

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  15. Marrow transplant frees sickle cell sufferer from painRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Windsor Beacon

    Sometimes it's a vicious ambush, fast and pulsating. Sometimes it settles in slowly and stays for days, throbbing deep in the bones.

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  16. On Native GroundREPUBLICANS Fought the Wrong War - and LostRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... most historic moment in the long and bloody 143 years since the end of the Civil War and the liberation of African-American slaves. We have paused to admire Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Langston Hughes, Paul Robeson, Tom Bradley, Bill ...

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  17. A Wholehearted Jewish FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tikkun Magazine

    What I learned at the Open Hillel Conference was this: my generation cannot let the younger one do our work for us. We have credentials and we have experience.

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  18. Y'Anna Crawley featured on Bobby Jones Gospel; Appearing on WORD NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... perform another song penned and produced by Aaron Sledge and his team, "We Need You." As the mother of two African-American boys, Y'Anna is being proactive and deliberate with her involvement as it pertains to the mistreatment, injustice and broad ...

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  19. Just 5 black CEOs at 500 biggest companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Wednesday announcement that Don Thompson will retire as CEO of McDonald's leaves just two CEOs who are African-American in the elite Dow 30. A broader sample shows an even more dismal diversity picture. A mere five CEOs are black at the nation's 500 largest companies, according to a pro-diversity advocacy group. 3 comments

  20. Ga. Senate passes bill requiring coverage for autism therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyFoxAtlanta

    The former Atlanta Public Schools human resources chief says the district's former superintendent ordered drafts of a report on the investigation into standardized test cheating allegations to be destroyed. The former Atlanta Public Schools human resources chief says the district's former superintendent ordered drafts of a report on the investigation into standardized test cheating allegations to be destroyed.

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