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The New Hanover Black Leadership Caucus, and families of victims met Friday night asking local leaders for one thing: Justice. "We must continue to fight for what's right regardless of race,...
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Joseph Motsamai Semitjie Johannesburg - The “blue light” driver accused of knocking over teenager Thomas Ferreira is depressed, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday. Psychologist...
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The Sprinkboks – South Africa's national rugby team – can only field three black players at any time.(Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images) South Africa must be one of the few countries in the world in which...
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Protest in north Philadelphia followed riots in other American cities including New York, where people protested against police brutality.(Getty Images) Fifty years ago the black community of North...
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Katherine Heigl drops lawsuit against Duane Reade drug store company after reaching confidential agreement She hit drug store company Duane Reade with a lawsuit back in April. But now Katherine...
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You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself...
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — George Barrett, a lawyer who waged a nearly four-decade battle for desegregation of Tennessee’s colleges and universities and represented student Civil Rights activists, has...
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American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park's creation in the 1880s. A new bison exhibit opens to the public Saturday, marking the 125th anniversary of the...
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PKR wants Putrajaya to stop sedition dragnet against Pakatan Published: 28 August 2014 Another Pakatan Rakyat leader has joined the chorus of voices calling for Putrajaya to stop the witch-hunt...
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The Michael Brown Memorial Fund has raised almost $280,000 from more than 9,300 people in 13 days. Two sites supporting police officer Darren Wilson have taken in nearly $410,000 from nearly 10,000...
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Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, August 21. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael...
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Chicago saluted its newest sports heroes, the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, on a South Side ballfield yesterday. First, though, came the politicians -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Governor Pat...
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FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Enjoy a barbecue festival, folk music and carnivals in Fairfield County this Labor Day weekend. 1. Westport's 7th Annual Blues, Views and BBQ Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30,...
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In late May, poet, actress and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou died. Her death was met with grief, and her life, which began in the Jim Crow South, was seen as an inspiration. Just about everything...
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The New York Times said the following in an editorial: More than four years ago, while announcing his campaign for governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo stood in front of the Tweed Courthouse in...
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As he has grown weary of Washington, President Barack Obama has shed parts of his presidency, like drying petals falling off a rose. He left the explaining and selling of his signature health care...
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The next edition of the annual Rwanda Day is just around the corner. This time the venue will be in the American city of Atlanta, where thousands of Rwandans will converge, exchange ideas and...
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The board of commissioners were apprised Wednesday of the details of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by the Stark County Regional Planning Commission's Fair Housing Division that was settled for...
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TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - There is a new path to the summit of Goodman Mountain in the Adirondacks. The 1.6-mile trail near Tupper Lake was officially opened Tuesday. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise...
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Whether you are lesbian, gay or straight, Suzanna Walters's new book should make you wonder how the once kick-ass gay rights movement became so meek and humble. Walters, an American academic and...
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