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UNCORKED [Video]

UNCORKED

UNCORKED: WINES BY ANDRE MACK

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Midmorning With Aundrea - July 3, 2020 (Part 2) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - July 3, 2020 (Part 2)

(Part 2 of 2) An Ohio man has logged 60,000 miles in his jogging, but he doesn't use a Fitbit but calculates the old-fashioned way! And we'll take a look at emerging African-American artists.

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Local non-profit hosts 4K Walk, Run at Rosa Parks Square [Video]

Local non-profit hosts 4K Walk, Run at Rosa Parks Square

A local non-profit is taking action to raise concerns about killings and racial injustices happening in Middle Georgia.

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WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 07/02/2020 [Video]

WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 07/02/2020

WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 07/02/2020

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Midmorning With Aundrea - July 2, 2020 (Part 1) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - July 2, 2020 (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Many who worked from home during the pandemic lockdown may have been delighted to spend more time with their families at first, but the new working situation has been an unexpected..

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Students, PUSD leaders talk racism [Video]

Students, PUSD leaders talk racism

Members of the Black Student unions met with administrators at Poway Unified to talk about ways to improve the lives of students of color.

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration..

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NASA Renames Headquarters After Mary W. Jackson [Video]

NASA Renames Headquarters After Mary W. Jackson

NASA announced a new plan to rename its headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the African American woman engineer portrayed in the film Hidden Figures.

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The System movie [Video]

The System movie

The System movie trailer - Plot synopsis: Lives are torn apart after a police officer suffering from PTSD shoots a deaf African-American kid.

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Debating the future of Maryland schools [Video]

Debating the future of Maryland schools

Debating the future of Maryland schools

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Family of North Park drive-by shooting victims speaks out [Video]

Family of North Park drive-by shooting victims speaks out

Family of North Park drive-by shooting victims speaks out

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live shot outside capitol [Video]

live shot outside capitol

election day results

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Governor Tate Reeves Signing Ceremony for Mississippi Flag Bill [Video]

Governor Tate Reeves Signing Ceremony for Mississippi Flag Bill

After the Mississippi Legislature voted to adopt a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem Sunday, the bill now needs approval from Governor Tate Reeves to move forward.

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‘Wine A Sistah Up’ Is Providing Love and Support For African-American Women [Video]

‘Wine A Sistah Up’ Is Providing Love and Support For African-American Women

Bianca Hayes and Danielle Simmons created a Facebook group known as ‘Wine A Sistah Up’ to show love for African-American women through wine gift baskets.

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2020 Bud Billiken Parade, A Back-To-School Tradition In Chicago, Canceled [Video]

2020 Bud Billiken Parade, A Back-To-School Tradition In Chicago, Canceled

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of Chicago’s Bud Billiken Parade, a traditional African American back-to-school event for about 90 years, organizers announced Monday.

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ELEX BLOCK GDK [Video]

ELEX BLOCK GDK

ELEX BLOCK GDK

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Mardi Gras: The Big Chief celebrating the stories of Africa [Video]

Mardi Gras: The Big Chief celebrating the stories of Africa

Ever year Demond Melancon sews an elaborate suit to take part in a centuries-old African-American tradition in New Orleans.

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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family

Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with..

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Memphis pastor warns vulnerable community of rising COVID-19 case numbers [Video]

Memphis pastor warns vulnerable community of rising COVID-19 case numbers

The State of Tennessee said in Shelby County, more than 9,600 people have been infected with the virus, and 186 people have died. Those grave numbers have some community leaders calling for more..

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Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’ [Video]

Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’

Mekiya Hodges, who is African American and works as a social worker, says that pregnant women of colour often aren’t listened to by doctors. She had a traumatic experience giving birth to her..

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Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’ – video [Video]

Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’ – video

Mekiya Hodges, who is African American and works as a social worker, says that pregnant women of colour often aren’t listened to by doctors. She had a traumatic experience giving birth to her..

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Group offers mentorship for African-American boys [Video]

Group offers mentorship for African-American boys

Fight 4 Life helps set young boys up for success.

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Principal removed from Inspire Elementary School amid allegations of discrimination [Video]

Principal removed from Inspire Elementary School amid allegations of discrimination

The Principal at Inspire Elementary School is out of a job today following allegations that she discriminated against an 8-year old African-American student.

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‘It’s Up to Us to Close the Deal’ on Promoting Equality: BET Network’s Louis Carr [Video]

‘It’s Up to Us to Close the Deal’ on Promoting Equality: BET Network’s Louis Carr

The media and marketing industries can play a key role in promoting racial diversity, a topic that has become more pronounced in recent weeks. The killing of George Floyd while in police custody in..

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reading virtual storytime [Video]

reading virtual storytime

african american writers

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The Killing Of Pakistan’s George Floyd

the killing of pakistan’s george floyd
The murder of a Christian in Peshawar is being compared to the killing of a George Floyd in the US. By Kamran Chaudhry “George Floyd of Pakistan” is trending on social media. That’s after a..
Eurasia Review - Published

'Lift Every Voice and Sing' ignites hope across US

The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has resurrected a beacon of hope during..
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FedEx Asks Washington Redskins Team To Change Name

FedEx is asking NFL team Washington Redskins to change its name for its racist connotations. The delivery services company, which is a major sponsor for the team, made the suggestion following..
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Animal Collective Apologise For Using "Racist Stereotype" In Artwork

And they've changed the title of a 2003 EP... *Animal Collective* have brought the bulk of their catalogue to Bandcamp, making some significant changes along the way. The band have shared a brand..
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A Facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against Black employees and job candidates (FB)

a facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against black employees and job candidates (fb)
· A Facebook recruiter and two rejected job applicants filed a complaint Thursday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the company of discriminating against Black workers, as..
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Viewpoint: A demand for accountability and change

This piece was written by United Way of the National Capital Area employees Lester A. Wilkerson Jr., Ivan Williams, Gevar Bonham, Dirk A. Butler and Torrance Hucks. It is part of a collection of..
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Oakland priest calls bishop a 'liar' and a 'racist' (National Catholic Reporter)

Born in Ireland, Father Aidan McAleenan, profiled in a 2016 East Bay Times article, ministers in a predominantly African-American parish.
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Gynesys Best Home Security Urges Businesses to Work with African-American Owned Commercial Security Firms in the Aftermath of CPI Security CEO's Remarks; Prepared to Work with Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets to Replace CPI as Major Sponsor

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jul 2, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Gynesys Best Home Security, a Charlotte-based provider of residential and commercial security products, is urging businesses and individuals upset by..
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Biden, A Friend Of India, Should Be Mindful Of Policy Gaffes Regarding South Asia – OpEd

biden, a friend of india, should be mindful of policy gaffes regarding south asia – oped
Of an estimated 3.5 million-plus Indian American community, about 70 percent are said to be the vote bank of Democrats, a number that the Biden campaign would not want to trifle with. By Dr...
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How Catholics can work to 'expel this demon' of racism

Washington D.C., Jul 1, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Catholics can use the weapons of faith to expel racism from society, black Catholic leaders said on Wednesday at an online forum on the future of the..
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African American leaders invest in Nashville's Major League Baseball push

Music City Baseball, the group aiming to bring Major League Baseball to Nashville, is making a push toward creating a diverse ownership group. Music City Baseball received a significant boost to its..
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Salesforce plans to double its number of Black leaders in the US by 2023 (CRM)

salesforce plans to double its number of black leaders in the us by 2023 (crm)
· Salesforce plans to double the number of Black employees it has in leadership positions within the US by 2023, and increase overall representation of Black employees by 50% by the end of 2023. ·..
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Geechie Boy Mill to change name amid backlash from shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Geechie Boy Mill, a family-owned operation in South Carolina that makes locally-grown and milled grits, says it will change its name amid backlash from customers. The company said..
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Black leaders talk about ongoing quest for equity in Buffalo

Buffalo has documented issues with racially segregated neighborhoods and the economic fate of its minority residents. So why would an African-American person recommend that anyone move back here? That..
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Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron says she’s making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her “two small, beautiful African American daughters” will feel represented on-screen. The Oscar..
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Compton Cowboys shed light on the forgotten history of the African-American rancher

Compton Cowboys is a group that illuminates the art of urban ranching and the often buried history of African-American horsemen.
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To Be Young, A Doctor And Black: Overcoming Racial Barriers In Medical Training

Young African American doctors say they hope to change the lack of access to medicine in underserved communities. But many say the system that trains them also alienates them.
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Chuck D Determined to 'Nixon-ize' President Donald Trump Before Election

The Public Enemy rapper urges the African-American community to continue their protests in order to unseat the current President of the United States ahead of the election.
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Racial justice: ‘It’s up to us’

As a white mother of two African-American men, one born in Sierra Leone and one in Nigeria, the surfacing of more examples of police brutality of Black men just walking down the street, selling..
Seattle Times - Published

Qualified Immunity Is An American Travesty – OpEd

qualified immunity is an american travesty – oped
By Caleb Mills It is rare that bold, uncompromising statements can be interpreted in their entirety as truthful. Depictions from resolute narratives are often easier to understand; both for the..
Eurasia Review - Published

Baltimore Family Discriminated Against Over Dress Code Announce Lawsuit

The African-American mom who was refused a table at a Baltimore restaurant says she's taking the joint to court, because its apology's coming up short. Marcia Grant and her 9-year-old son, Dallas, came..
TMZ.com - Published

Amy McGrath To Face Sen. Mitch McConnell For Kentucky Senate Seat

amy mcgrath to face sen. mitch mcconnell for kentucky senate seat
Watch VideoAfter waiting a week to count mail-in ballots, the results of the Kentucky primary are in.  In one of the most-watched contests in the country, Amy McGrath won the Democratic nomination..
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Biden team putting together list of Black female court picks

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that his team is putting together a list of potential options for his first Supreme Court nominee, which he has already pledged will be a Black woman...
Seattle Times - Published

Facial recognition software fails to correctly identify people '96 percent of the time,' according to Detroit's chief of police

facial recognition software fails to correctly identify people '96 percent of the time,' according to detroit's chief of police
· *In Detroit, where facial recognition software is used in police investigations, the software fails "96% of the time," according to Detroit Police Chief James Craig.* · *Craig said as much during..
Business Insider - Published

Citi Trends Provides Business Update

SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN), the leading value retailer of apparel, accessories and home goods for way less spend primarily for African American families in the..
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US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

us judge sets george floyd murder trial for next year
Minneapolis (AFP) - A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of African American George Floyd for March 8, 2021, making clear he did not want..
WorldNews - Published

Developer alleges discrimination in federal complaint against Prosper Portland

An African American developer is accusing Prosper Portland of discrimination after he tried to secure a loan for planned apartments.
bizjournals - Published

This neighbourhood got behind an African American resident when he expressed his fear about walking alone

Shawn Dromgoole is a 29-year-old African American man living in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr Dromgoole posted about his fear of taking a walk alone on a neighbourhood social app, NextDoor app. To his..
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Tim Scott: conservative black voice on police reform

Lone African-American Republican senator has become increasingly vocal on matters of race
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Chokehold On Diplomat Exposes Israel’s Special Type Of Apartheid – OpEd

chokehold on diplomat exposes israel’s special type of apartheid – oped
By Jonathan Cook* An Israeli diplomat filed a complaint last week with police after he was pulled to the ground in Jerusalem by four security guards, who knelt on his neck for five minutes as he..
Eurasia Review - Published

Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage
Donald Trump has deleted a tweet he sent featuring video of a Trump supporter shouting, “White power, White power” after an outpouring of grief and outrage at racist language flowing directly from..
WorldNews - Published

Studies: Higher Virus Death Rate for Public Transit Users

Studies suggest public transit use is correlated to higher coronavirus death rates, including contributing to the higher rate of African American COVID-19 deaths, according to The Wall Street..
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Space exploration is expensive, but it’s worth the price

I am one of the few African-American aerospace engineers who helped design the Apollo spaceships that took men to the Moon. My great-grandfather was a slave in Claiborne, Alabama, who used primitive..
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Black Lives Matter leader calls for defunding police: 'Black people do not trust politicians'

Black Lives Matter activist Hawk Newsome called for defunding police in the U.S., suggesting a different approach to combatting crime and expressing despair over the state of American politics when it..
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Baltimore Mom Says Restaurant's Apology for Discrimination Not Enough

The African-American woman who was denied entry to a Baltimore restaurant because of her son's t-shirt is shunning the establishment's apology ... because the incident traumatized her 9-year-old boy...
TMZ.com - Published

One dead in shooting at US Black Lives Matter rally

one dead in shooting at us black lives matter rally
Washington: One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting at a Black Lives Matter rally in the US state of Kentucky, police said. The incident Saturday took place at Jefferson Square Park in..
WorldNews - Published

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Three African American ER physicians in Washington, D.C., recount experiences on their wards, where Black patients make up the vast majority of the city's COVID-19 fatalities.
NPR - Published

The story of Ed Dwight: the man who nearly became the first African-American to reach space

Ed Dwight may not be remembered by many space aficionados, but he very nearly became a household name, spoken in the same breath with John Glenn and Yuri Gagarin. In the early 1960’s, Dwight nearly..
The Next Web - Published

Poll Shows Only 16 Percent of Republicans Think Joe Biden Should Select Black Running Mate

poll shows only 16 percent of republicans think joe biden should select black running mate
Republicans are far less likely to say Joe Biden should select a Black person as running mate, even as California Senator Kamala Harris rose to the top of the veepstakes in a national poll released..
Mediaite - Published

Trump makes vandalising national monuments punishable offence with up to 10 yrs jail

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to prosecute those who damage national monuments, making it a punishable offence with up to 10 years in jail. The order comes in the wake of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Miguel, Doja Cat, Ne-Yo, Travis Barker Lined Up for Black Power Charity Event

The upcoming benefit organized by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors is going to raise money for multiple nonprofit organizations benefiting African-American community.
AceShowbiz - Published

The Simpsons says it will stop using white actors to voice characters of colour

News of the decision came less than an hour after a white actor announced he'd no longer voice an African American character on fellow Fox animated comedy Family Guy.
SBS - Published

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