African-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team nameRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Retired NFL referee Mike Carey, the first African-American referee assigned to the Super Bowl, did not work games involving the Washington Redskins after 2006 because of his belief the team's name is a racial slur.


  2. For Children With Sickle Cell Anemia, Regular Blood Transfusions Cut Chances Of Stroke By 58%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical Daily

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that sickle cell anemia, a condition that almost exclusively targets the black community, occurs in one in every 500 black births.


  3. Biz Break: Pandora overwhelmingly white, close to gender equalityRead the original story

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Today: Pandora Media releases workforce diversity data that shows Oakland's largest tech company to be more than 70 percent white and nearly equal along gender lines.


  4. OneRepublic plays Lakefront Arena, plus more things to do in New Orleans on ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    ... month . Prospect New Orleans artists Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick, who have been documenting the African-American community in New Orleans and its surrounding areas for the past three decades, will discuss how Kalamu ya Salaam, the poet, ...


  5. Decoding the rage in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Indian Express

    When rioting broke out in the Watts section of Los Angeles in the summer of 1965, African-Americans didn't - couldn't - know it yet, but the next three decades would turn out to be a period of sustained gains in terms of income, jobs, education and the status of blacks relative to whites.


  6. Only 14 percent of CEOs on this year's Inc. 5000 list are female - and that's a major improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... South Asian, followed by 3.3 percent Hispanic or Latino, 2.5 percent South Asian, and 2.1 percent black or African-American. The list is judged according to percentage revenue growth over a four-year period. Revenue in the first year must have been ...


  7. ESPN's Mike Ditka blames 'politically correct idiots' for trying to change Redskins' nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Is this the iPhone 6? New images claiming to show finished handset emerge as Apple gears up for September 9th launch The former Chicago Bears coach lambasted people wanting to change the name, which is deemed a racial slur for Native Americans His interview comes after influential NFL voices on CBS and NBC said they would be using the name ... (more)


  8. Eddie Ray Jackson as Muhammad Ali in "Fetch Clay, Make Man" at Marin Theatre CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Eddie Ray Jackson portrays Muhammad Ali in Will Power's new play about the famed boxer and film actor Stepin Fetchit.


  9. To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WGBH

    ... HarperCollins. There, as publisher of the Amistad imprint, she became known for releasing books by such African-American literary heavyweights as Edward P. Jones, as well as popular best-sellers like Steve Harvey. Reidy acknowledges Davis, who is ...


  10. Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team nameRead the original story

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    Washington safety Sean Taylor reacts after being ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct by referee Mike Carey in January 2006, after which Carey decided he couldn't in good conscience officiate another Washington game.


  11. The Chuck Brown Band at Howard Theatre: Friday, Aug. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Paper

    ... True to Brown's modus operandi, Beautiful Life incorporates songs and stylings from multiple decades of African-American popular music - the gospel standard "Oh Happy Day" and the suave Lou Rawls cut "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" appear ...


  12. Regular Blood Transfusions Can Reduce Repeat Strokes in Children with Sickle Cell DiseaseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newswise

    Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multicenter trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sickle cell anemia who have had pre-existing silent strokes, according to study results released today in the New England Journal of Medicine .


  13. Monthly Transfusions Reduce Strokes in Children with Sickle Cell AnemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newswise

    Monthly blood transfusions reduce the risk of stroke in young patients with sickle cell anemia, scientists report Aug. 20 in The New England Journal of Medicine .


  14. Economics Daily Digest: Inequality among roots of Ferguson unrestRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    Suzanne McGee ties the situation in Ferguson, MO to the severe economic inequality facing the Black community in the U.S., which she says limits Black access to political power as well.


  15. Math hurdles raise dropout riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lansing State Journal

    The decades-long push to boost the number of math and science classes high-school students must take to graduate has raised a question: Will students who already are struggling to meet the current requirements drop out if the bar is even higher? Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis recently suggested that the answer is yes.


  16. Monthly blood transfusions reduce sickle cell anemia-related brain injury in childrenRead the original story

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    Regular blood transfusions prevent recurrent blockage of brain blood vessels, a serious neurological side effect that occurs in one third of children with sickle cell anemia, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.


  17. Mo'ne Davis, Philadelphia routed by Nevada, 8-1, in their first loss in Little League World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | New York Daily News

    ... nloaded in its last at-bat, assuring its place in the U.S. championship game, and leaving Taney and the all-African-American Jackie Robinson team fighting for survival Thursday night.


  18. Veloxis Pharmaceuticals announces financial results for the first six months of 2014Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | PR Newswire

    ... the pharmacokinetics of Envarsus given once-daily to generic twice daily tacrolimus capsules in stable African-American renal transplant patients. Results from this study are anticipated to be available in 2015. a Marketing Authorization Application ...


  19. Stroke Mortality Rates Vary in Local Communities in a Metropolitan...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Circulation

    Correspondence to Bijou R. Hunt, MA, Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System, 1500 S. California Ave, Room K443, Chicago, IL 60608.


  20. The blessing and curse of student loans part five; parent plus loans and HBCUsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2013 |

    As an alumnus of Johnson C. Smith University , a historically black college , it's important for me to keep up with these particular institutions and communicate any new or relevant information about them to those in my network who are interested.