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Uzo Aduba says Emmy nod is 'crazy'
USA Today - 107 Minutes ago
Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on "Orange is the New Black," reacts to her Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress. She says fans love to quote their favorite "Orange" scenes or
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Uzo Aduba on ‘Crazy Eyes': ‘People Underestimate Yahoo! Maktoob
Uzo Aduba vowed to quit acting minutes before landing ‘Orange’ role Houston Chronicle
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Post Partisan: The Republican Party’s problem with black people
Washington Post - 107 Minutes ago
The Republican Party mascot in front of the Starlite Ballroom at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa. (Scott Olson/) Overall, I agree with Ron Christie’s argument in the Daily Beast
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Twitter Releases Its Employee Diversity Figures, After Jesse Jackson Coalition's
International Business Times - 108 Minutes ago
Twitter pledged to improve employee diversity.  Reuters/Kacper Pempel Only 10 percent of Twitter’s tech staff is female and 92 percent of the entire staff is either white or Asian. After much
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Baltimore to host 2016 NAACP convention
Find Law - 63 Minutes ago
The NAACP, the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the United States, has announced it will hold its annual national convention in Baltimore in 2016. Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the
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NAACP passes resolution in favor of $15 minimum wage
QSR Web - 69 Minutes ago
On Tuesday, the NAACP unanimously passed a resolution supporting a $15 minimum wage. Partial text of the resolution is below. WHEREAS, the promotion of economic justice for all is a cornerstone of
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Dunkin’ Brands partners with NAACP to increase franchising opportunities for people
QSR Web - 69 Minutes ago
Dunkin' Brands has announced a partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to increase African-American participation in the franchise industry and provide more business
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Fear Aboriginals next Muslim extremists
WA Today - 77 Minutes ago
Australia's spy agency has been enlisted to help crack down on radicalisation in jails after revelations Aboriginal prisoners are converting to Islam and risk becoming extremists. Sheikhs and imams are
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Return Of Jim Crow: Biden Gives Racially-Charged NAACP Speech
Breitbart.com - 83 Minutes ago
"This is not your fathers Republican party," Vice President Joe Biden told the NAACP on Wednesday, pointing to the "hailstorm" of voter ID legislation.  "Grandmothers in Alabama who came up under Jim
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Harlem grandma gets pummeled by frustrated neighbor
New York Daily News - 97 Minutes ago
Audrey Quantano says a woman attacked her and accused her of "destroying peoples lives in Harlem." This shirt was ripped off of her back. Beat it! The stubborn grandmother who has refused to
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Prosecutors Sidestep Race As Trial Begins in Shooting Of Black Michigan Youth
New York Times - 2 Hours ago
The trial of Theodore P. Wafer, who is facing second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of Renisha McBride, began in Detroit.
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Dwyane Wade Hosts Wade’s World Foundation Dinner, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Attends
Urban Mecca - 2 Hours ago
NBA player Dwyane Wade hosted the Wade’s World Foundation dinner in Chicago last night (July 22), where Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. made an appearence to show his support for the worthy cause. The foundation
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African Americans disproportionately cited for public pot use in Seattle -police
Morning Call - 48 Minutes ago
SEATTLE (Reuters) - African Americans in Seattle were ticketed disproportionately to their population for unlawfully using marijuana in public places during the first half of 2014, according to a report
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Stillman College, Presbyterian Church Founder, Black College
Examiner.com - 54 Minutes ago
In 1876 the Presbyterian Church was the founder of Stillman College that is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The purpose of the college was to train ministers. In 1937 it was enlarged to become a junior college,
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Video Purportedly Shows Another NYPD Officer Using Chokehold On Suspect In East
CBS New York - 67 Minutes ago
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Video has surfaced of another NYPD officer placing a suspect in a chokehold in Harlem. On July 14, police struggled to arrest 22-year-old Ronald Johns at the Lexington Avenue
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New book shares stories of unheralded figures in black history
Las Vegas Review Journal - 82 Minutes ago
The history books you had in school last year almost put you to sleep. It was filled with dates and stats, dead people, lost battles and towns that aren’t even around anymore. Who really cares about
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The world awaits another MLK
MySanAntonio - 106 Minutes ago
Fifty years ago this month, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law. The Civil Rights Act, by no means, served to change the minds of those who viewed minorities as somehow less deserving of
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VMFA African American Exhibit Draws 15,000 Visitors; Closes This Weekend
WRIC TV - 2 Hours ago
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - In April, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts debuted it Posing Beauty in African American Culture exhibit. Now three months later, the exhibit will move to another location, but
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Twitter staff: 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 30% women
USA Today - 3 Hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Succumbing to growing public pressure, Twitter released the gender and ethnic breakdown of its work force Wednesday, showing that it looks like most other major technology companies:
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The Republican Party’s problem with black people
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
The Republican Party mascot in front of the Starlite Ballroom at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa. (Scott Olson/) Overall, I agree with Ron Christie’s argument in the Daily Beast
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Ex-NAACP Leader: Group Aids in Destruction of Black Family
NewsMax.com - 7 Hours ago
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Developer selected for Harlem Ave. and South Blvd.
Chicago Tribune - 14 Hours ago
_ The Oak Park Village Board selected a major national company Monday to develop the southeast corner of Harlem Avenue and South Boulevard. Lincoln Property Company, which bills itself as the largest
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Imams called in as Aboriginal inmates warm to radical Islam
Melbourne Age - 3 Hours ago
Australia's spy agency has been enlisted to help crack down on radicalisation in jails after revelations Aboriginal prisoners are converting to Islam and risk becoming extremists. Sheikhs and imams are
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Jada Pinkett Smith Turns Her Attention Towards Date Rape
Bet.com - 6 Hours ago
After a scary experience hit close to home, Jada Pinkett Smith is turning her activist attention towards date rape and empowering young women like her daughter, Willow , and a niece who was drugged.
Jada Pinkett Smith: There's An 'Epidemic In Regards To The Treatment Of Women' Huffington Post
Jada Pinkett Smith speaks out against rape Nagaland Post
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Should Black Colleges Accept Money From the Koch Brothers?
Bet.com - 3 Hours ago
Recently the United Negro College Fund received a gift of $25 million from conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch. Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, willingly accepted
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African-American population decreasing in Austin
FOX 7 KTBC - 4 Hours ago
Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. But there is one population that has not seen any growth at all. The African-American population in Austin is actually decreasing. East Austin
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