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LT to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Chicago Tribune - 1/6/2016
The Lyons Township High School Black Culture and Multi-Cultural clubs are hosting a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration Friday, January 15, 6-8pm in the South Campus Performing Arts Center, 4900 S. Willow
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MLK library in downtown D.C. to open late because it has no water
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
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Morning Spin: Two African-American congressmen stand by Emanuel despite police shootings
Chicago Tribune - 1/6/2016
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin It's Wednesday, Jan. 6, the day after
Morning Spin: Two African-American congressman stand by Emanuel despite police shootings Chicago Tribune
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NAACP in Ohio Seeks Grand Jury Documents in Tamir Rice Case
ABC News - 1/6/2016
The local NAACP wants to see documents from the grand jury that decided not to indict two Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun. Members of the Cleveland
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn: Obama should "put down that pen, pick up that phone"
CBS News - 1/6/2016
Congressional Republicans are vowing to challenge President Obama's executive action on gun control. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn is one of them, and she discussed the looming political battle with
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Kenny Battle relishes memories of season with Harlem Globetrotters
Chicago Tribune - 1/5/2016
They make it look so easy, but their feats of basketball magic and comedic pranks that have entertained fans worldwide for decades is the culmination of plenty of hard work. That's one of the first
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Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey On Stage at Dominican University
Chicago Tribune - 1/5/2016
Dominican University 's Performing Arts Center will present "Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey," a performance that celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance, at 7:30
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Gladys-Marie Fry, folklorist of black history, dies at 84
Washington Post - 1/5/2016
By Bart Barnes, Gladys-Marie Fry, a folklorist of African-Americana who wrote books and curated exhibits on slaves’ quilting in the pre-Civil War South and the role of white supremacist “night riders”
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Solera Health and Black Women's Health Imperative Announce Partnership to Combat
Reuters - 1/5/2016
Joint Collaboration Expands Network of Diabetes Prevention Program Delivery Partners in Local Communities PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2016) - Solera Health, Inc. , a technology-enabled health
Solera Health and Black Women’s Health Imperative Announce Partnership to Combat Canadian Business Journal
SOLERA HEALTH : and Black Women's Health Imperative Announce Partnership to Combat 4 Traders
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Re-Connect: Black Youth Speak Out, Churches Reach Out
Reuters - 1/5/2016
A national conference on reaching disconnected youth PR Newswire ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2016 ATLANTA , Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The conference will reveal why Black youth are disconnected from
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Exhibition captures evolving styles of Harlem-born artist
CHINAdaily USA - 1/5/2016
There are two questions Ruth Fine has heard repeatedly from visitors emerging from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts' comprehensive retrospective of work by artist Norman Lewis. "Those who don't
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Founder of white dating site says he's not racist: 'I dated a black woman once'
Chicago Tribune - 1/5/2016
Sam Russell suspected his dating startup, Where White People Meet , would ruffle a few Internet feathers. It's why the site's "About" page carefully avoids mention of Russell or his wife, Tami, and why
Founder of white dating site says hes not racist: I dated a black woman once Chicago Tribune
Founder of White People Meet: Don’t call me racist, ‘I dated a black woman once’ Washington Post
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ESPN To Celebrate 90 Years Of Harlem Globetrotters Magic
Reuters - 1/4/2016
Nationally-televised special will include a memorable tribute to fallen legends Meadowlark Lemon and Marques Haynes PR Newswire ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2016 ATLANTA , Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The
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Black Americans Have Lost Ground in Every Leading Economic Category
Reuters - 1/4/2016
Tavis Smiley & SmileyBooks Release New Book with Startling Data on the 10th Anniversary of The Covenant with Black America PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2016 LOS ANGELES , Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
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The Best Lob Haircuts On Pinterest
MSN Philippines - 1/4/2016
© Daniel Zuchnik via ATHENA IMAGE The lob haircut has become the go-to haircut for long-haired ladies who desire a subtle yet significant makeover. This longer version of the bob, which typically falls
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Community Digest: MLK Jr. Dreamer's Breakfast Jan. 18 in Waukegan
Chicago Tribune - 1/3/2016
Community open house, celebratory breakfast and more. Libertyville Open house : A volunteer open house will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Lake County Forest Preserves general office, 1899 W.
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Activist, author tries to provide role models for black youth
Miami Herald - 1/6/2016
ST. LOUIS - Standing outside an empty Fanning Middle School on the city's South Side during the Christmas break, Darian Wigfall turns melancholy. He looks at the square brick walls, the chain link fence
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Sanders campaign bets on black voters in South Carolina
Washington Times - 1/6/2016
It may seem a strange partnership: Mattie Thomas , a 66-year-old black woman in South Carolina going out of her way to gin up support for Sen. Bernard Sanders, a man born and raised in New York to Jewish
Bernie Sanders campaign bets on black voters in South Carolina MyInforms
Sanders campaign bets on black voters in S... Washington Times
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Latina and African-American Girls in the Juvenile Justice System: Needs, Problems,
Sociology Compass - 1/6/2016
Abstract This review focuses on Latina and African-American girls in the juvenile justice system with a special emphasis on their mental health, substance abuse, and treatment needs. Like many young
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Tearful Obama invokes MLK's sense of 'urgency' in issuing gun control steps as foes
Japan Times - 1/6/2016
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama shed tears Tuesday as he announced limited measures to tackle rampant U.S. gun violence and called on Americans to punish lawmakers who oppose more meaningful reforms.
Tearful Obama unveils plan to cut gun violence Japan Times
Tearful Obama invokes MLK’s sense of ‘urgency’ in issuing gun control steps as foes Japan Times
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Aboriginal leader drops lawsuit against Winnipeg teacher over Facebook comments
Metro Canada - 1/5/2016
WINNIPEG — A Manitoba indigenous leader has dropped a lawsuit against a high school teacher over Facebook comments that called aboriginals lazy. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba
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Bounce TV Posts Strongest Year in its History, Remains the Fastest-Growing African-American
Yahoo! Finance - 1/5/2016
ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Bounce TV viewership continued to soar in 2015 as the nation's first-and-only broadcast television network for African Americans (AA) posted the most-watched year
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Apolipoprotein E e3 and e4 are associated with a lower exposure to hepatitis E virus
Hepatology - 1/5/2016
Correspondence Authors Sven Pischke M.D., PH.D., First Medical Center, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany Search for more papers by this author Johannes Hartl M.D., First
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Church leaders tell pols: Stay away from Black Nazarene procession
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1/5/2016
By: , January 6th, 2016 12:34 AM MANILA, Philippines — Church leaders and organizers of the Black Nazarene feast told politicians, especially those eyeing government seats in the May elections, not
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Celebration Train to Operate on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mass Transit Magazine - 1/5/2016
The dream lives on as the new Caltrain  NorCalMLK Celebration Train presented by PG&E makes its debut ride up the Peninsula on Jan. 18. The Celebration Train will provide free service for those who
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