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Students, PUSD leaders talk racism
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest
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NASA Renames Headquarters After Mary W. Jackson
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The System movie
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Debating the future of Maryland schools
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Family of North Park drive-by shooting victims speaks out
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Governor Tate Reeves Signing Ceremony for Mississippi Flag Bill
‘Wine A Sistah Up’ Is Providing Love and Support For African-American Women
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2020 Bud Billiken Parade, A Back-To-School Tradition In Chicago, Canceled
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Mardi Gras: The Big Chief celebrating the stories of Africa
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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family
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Memphis pastor warns vulnerable community of rising COVID-19 case numbers
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Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’
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Giving birth at home during Covid-19: ‘Black mothers were already scared’ – video
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Group offers mentorship for African-American boys
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Principal removed from Inspire Elementary School amid allegations of discrimination
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‘It’s Up to Us to Close the Deal’ on Promoting Equality: BET Network’s Louis Carr
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The Killing Of Pakistan’s George FloydThe 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..
'Lift Every Voice and Sing' ignites hope across USThe 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..
FedEx Asks Washington Redskins Team To Change NameFedEx 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..
Animal Collective Apologise For Using "Racist Stereotype" In ArtworkAnd 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..
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..
Viewpoint: A demand for accountability and changeThis 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..
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.
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 SponsorCHARLOTTE, 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..
Biden, A Friend Of India, Should Be Mindful Of Policy Gaffes Regarding South Asia – OpEdOf 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...
How Catholics can work to 'expel this demon' of racismWashington 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..
African American leaders invest in Nashville's Major League Baseball pushMusic 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..
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. ·..
Geechie Boy Mill to change name amid backlash from shoppersNEW 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..
Black leaders talk about ongoing quest for equity in BuffaloBuffalo 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..
Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in HollywoodNEW 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..
Compton Cowboys shed light on the forgotten history of the African-American rancherCompton Cowboys is a group that illuminates the art of urban ranching and the often buried history of African-American horsemen.
To Be Young, A Doctor And Black: Overcoming Racial Barriers In Medical TrainingYoung 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.
Chuck D Determined to 'Nixon-ize' President Donald Trump Before ElectionThe 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.
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..
Qualified Immunity Is An American Travesty – OpEdBy 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..
Baltimore Family Discriminated Against Over Dress Code Announce LawsuitThe 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..
Amy McGrath To Face Sen. Mitch McConnell For Kentucky Senate SeatWatch 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..
Biden team putting together list of Black female court picksWILMINGTON, 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...
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..
Citi Trends Provides Business UpdateSAVANNAH, 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..
US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next yearMinneapolis (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..
Developer alleges discrimination in federal complaint against Prosper PortlandAn African American developer is accusing Prosper Portland of discrimination after he tried to secure a loan for planned apartments.
This neighbourhood got behind an African American resident when he expressed his fear about walking aloneShawn 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..
Tim Scott: conservative black voice on police reformLone African-American Republican senator has become increasingly vocal on matters of race
Chokehold On Diplomat Exposes Israel’s Special Type Of Apartheid – OpEdBy 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..
Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrageDonald 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..
Studies: Higher Virus Death Rate for Public Transit UsersStudies 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..
Space exploration is expensive, but it’s worth the priceI 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..
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..
Baltimore Mom Says Restaurant's Apology for Discrimination Not EnoughThe 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...
One dead in shooting at US Black Lives Matter rallyWashington: 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..
Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot FixThree 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.
The story of Ed Dwight: the man who nearly became the first African-American to reach spaceEd 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..
Poll Shows Only 16 Percent of Republicans Think Joe Biden Should Select Black Running MateRepublicans 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..
Trump makes vandalising national monuments punishable offence with up to 10 yrs jailUS 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..
Miguel, Doja Cat, Ne-Yo, Travis Barker Lined Up for Black Power Charity EventThe upcoming benefit organized by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors is going to raise money for multiple nonprofit organizations benefiting African-American community.
The Simpsons says it will stop using white actors to voice characters of colourNews 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.