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  1. Society's Fear Of Black Men And Its ConsequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Public Radio

    How do African American men feel about themselves and each other? We hear from professional black men, and find out if they have ever had the experience as being seen as frightening. Please keep your community civil.

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  2. Editorial: A lesson in the chance at redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... public forgiveness at a news conference Wednesday. With black clergy and civic leaders by his side in an African-American Baptist church in Oklahoma City, he apologized for his actions in introspective language that gave the impression of a truly ...

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  3. Oswego East Student Wins Gold, Advances to ACT-SO NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Caption: Breanna Jackson, Brian Graves Jr., Ebony Graves, and Jahani Pittman represented OEHS in DuPage County's Afro Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics competition. ACT-SO is a year-long program designed to encourage high academic and cultural achievement among high school students of African American descent.

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  4. The Kids from ABC's Hit Sit-Com 'black-ish' visit Walt Disney WorldRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Disney Blog

    ... stormtroopers in honor of Scribner's Star Wars-obsessed character on the show Learning about 400 years of African-American achievement at "Re-Discovering America: Family Treasures from the Kinsey Collection," an exhibit at Epcot which features rare ...

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  5. Women of Influence - 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego Source

    ... odds in work and life and come out ahead. In a paramilitary fire-rescue department with just a handful of African-American women, she has ascended to one of its highest ranks. And while African-American women have the highest breast cancer mortality ...

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  6. Obama Came in Like a Wrecking Ball for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    According to Barack Obama, President Obama's accomplishments have vaulted him into the pantheon of the greats: Lincoln, Roosevelt and Johnson. His nomination victory speech marked the moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal" according to, once again, Barack Obama.

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  7. Defeating Racism Today: What Does It Take? program set for April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Edmonds

    D oes the eradication of racist laws really combat institutionalized racism? How does subtle and sometimes hidden institutionalized racism affect the citizens, economy and future of Washington state? Join the Edmonds SnoKing branch of the American Association of University Women and Edmonds Community College for a presentation from Eva Abram on April 11 from at the Blackbox Theatre at Edmonds Community College, as she discusses the history of racism, and how it affects specific groups in our society today. Abram will explore how the painful experiences of Jim Crow laws and slavery might ultimately support the pride and achievements of contemporary generations of African Americans.

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  8. Global Alliance Solutions turns life's lemons into new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Model D

    ... against because of her age (she is older than 40) and her race (she is bi-racial but identifies as African-American), prompting her to file a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. The resulting settlement inspired her to ...

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  9. Deadline Editor Apologizes for That Controversial Diversity ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

    Last week, Deadline co-editor-in-chief Nellie Andreeva published a column that suggested the push to cast non-Caucasian actors has gone too far and become "too much of a good thing." Following an intense backlash from everyone ranging from the NAACP Hollywood Bureau to Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, Deadline editor Mike Fleming Jr. has issued an apology in his weekly column , which was posted on Sunday.

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  10. Rand Paul & Environmental JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | African American Environmentalist Association

    PRESIDENT'S CORNER By Norris McDonald Rand Paul has the right idea about revitalizing urban inner city neighborhoods, but his implementation plan needs some tweaking. His dismissal of environmental laws in the service of reducing burdensome government red tape in redeveloping sites in urban areas is admirable, but unworkable in the face of environmental justice opposition.

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  11. Muhammadu Buhari elected the new Nigerian PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Nigeria's opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari earned a massive victory in the key northern state of Kano, beating his rival, President Goodluck Jonathan, by nearly 1.7 million votes, official presidential election results have said. Buhari's victory in Kano in the polls held Saturday and Sunday had been expected, with the margin of victory seen as crucial to his chances nationally.

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  12. The Vision |Passing the torch: mentorship in black leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... day, we were able to make an impact on campus because someone laid the foundation for us to do so. Whether African-American, Caribbean or African we are all a part of the diaspora. In order for the diaspora to succeed, it requires all of us to pass ...

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  13. African-American life in Morris County in the 1920s depicted in CCM professor's documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    ... Heller, who served as executive producer, also worked with the late Dr. Clement Alexander Price, an African-American historian and the documentary's script writer. Price, who was named Newark's city historian and founded the Rutgers Institute on ...

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  14. Authorities Ask For Help Finding Missing Detroit TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... 13, was last seen at her home on the 17900 block of Binder in Detroit on March 29. She is described as an African-American female, with a medium brown complexion and wears her hair in a quick weave style. Powell was last seen wearing an orange True ...

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  15. 5 demographic trends to know about Los Angeles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pasadena Star-News

    Diminished immigration, slow but steady population growth, fewer young children and a soaring senior ratio are changing the way demographers and others are thinking about the future of Los Angeles County. Such trends as well as projections are important because they shape beliefs about taxation and broader California policy narratives, experts say.

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  16. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 31Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    ... on this date that year, though in a decidedly minor electoral matter. , a former slave, was the first African-American to exercise the franchise, casting a vote in favor of revising the charter for . He, himself, was elected to a committee to draft ...

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  17. Portraits of Lincoln among 'jewels' of newly acquired photography collection by Yale UniversityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    Alexander Gardner's photograph of Lincoln's second inauguration, the only know photograph of the event. Lincoln is standing at the center, papers in hand, delivering his address.

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  18. EXCLUSIVE: Is Mental Health Treatment Being Stigmatized In Germanwings Crash Coverage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Some mental health experts are beginning to grow concerned that the murderous behavior of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz is stigmatizing mental illness. Lubitz, according to The New York Times , had been treated by psychotherapists "over a long period of time," but failed to reveal it to his employer, the office of the public prosecutor in DA1 4sseldorf, Germany said Monday.

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  19. New Book Explores Role of Race For First Lady Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, March 30, 2015. Author paints the First Lady as the President's rock, notes the impact her background would have on her future as the nation's first black First Lady During her senior year at Princeton University, First Lady Michelle Obama couldn't imagine she would live to see the election of the nation's first African American, let alone be married to him.

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  20. Black Banks: CEO Of Carver Bank Talks About Growing Black Financial Institutions [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    ... Roland Martin Monday on "NewsOne Now" to discuss the bank's turnaround and ways to expand the reach of African-American-owned financial institutions. Prior to joining Carver Bank, Pugh worked with two "super regional banks." He spent five years at ...

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