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Harvard Law Review elects 1st black woman prez in 130 years

The prestigious Harvard Law Review has elected its first black woman president in its 130-year history.

Viola Davis wins best supporting actress Oscar

* Actress Viola Davis completed her award season haul with a well-deserved best supporting actress Oscar for her forceful portrayal of Rose Maxson in the movie revival of August Wilsons play..
Deccan Herald

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News video: Scuffle Breaks Out in Line for President Trump's Nashville Rally

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Police intervened after a scuffle broke out in the line from President Donald Trump’s rally in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 15. Keith Hayman captured this video of the confrontation between a..
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News video: Oprah Winfrey teases at a possible run for president

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A white woman couldn't even make it, and that even after having ran twice for the post. What makes anyone in their right mind think a black woman could? The reality is, sad or not, is that America is..
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News video: Woman Behind 'Hidden Figures' Inspires New Lego Set

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"Hidden Figures" may not have won any Oscars, but a new Lego set inspired by the movie is sure to win the hearts of children. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) has the details.
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News video: 'Moonlight' Had A Great Awards Season

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"Moonlight" had a great awards season, even though a gaffe made it seem like the Best Picture-winning film was not going to win the award. The indie film that cost a paltry $1.5 million, featured an..
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News video: Viola Davis Wins Oscar

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UEFA to demand extra slots at expanded '26 World Cup

uefa to demand extra slots at expanded '26 world cup
*London:* UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin will insist on European teams being given 16 slots when FIFA expands the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026. Speaking at UEFA's Nyon headquarters after a meeting..

Rinaldi Polo team win Trunks Company Polo Cup 2017

rinaldi polo team win trunks company polo cup 2017
*Mumbai:* Fashion designer-turned-polo player Rinaa Shah's polo team Rinaldi Polo team won the Trunks Company Polo Cup 2017 defeating Mumbai Polo team here at Mahalaxmi race course on Wednesday..

Glass ceiling higher, as usual, for female filmmakers

*Women in the film industry have to be thick-skinned to make it big, women directors said in the session on 'Women Power in the Film Industry' at Biffes. * "The white male dominates the industry...
Deccan Herald

In a first, Black Lady Liberty to be on a US coin

The United States Mint will release a commemorative gold coin in April that will feature Lady Liberty as a Black woman, marking the first time that the American symbol has been depicted as anything..

US Mint unveils $100 gold coin featuring black woman as Lady Liberty

For the first time in the history of its currency, the United States Mint has unveiled a $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as Lady Liberty's face. This coin marks the 225th anniversary..
Zee News

Lady Liberty shown as black woman on U.S. coin for first time

(Reuters) - The United States Mint has unveiled a $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as the face of Lady Liberty for the first time in the history of U.S. currency.
Reuters India

Video of Texas mother's arrest starts social media storm

DALLAS (Reuters) - A video showing a white Fort Worth police officer in an escalating argument with a black woman he took into custody along with the woman's daughters touched off a social media storm..
Reuters India

America mourns heroes, rock icons and sporting legends in 2016 | Reuters

By Patricia Reaney | NEW YORK NEW YORK The United States lost some literal and figurative pioneers in 2016 with the deaths of famed sons and daughters from John Glenn, the first American to orbit..
Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India

Look who wore the Fantasy Bra this year!

She is also the first black woman to model the Fantasy Bra in nine years.

National Geographic will air a new TV series Mission to Mars

 A first-of-its-kind TV series that combines documentary with scripted drama is set to take audiences around the world on a new Mars mission from next week. National Geographic Channel's new series..

Two more Indian mission staffers leave Pakistan

*Islamabad*: Two more staffers of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on Thursday left Pakistan after being declared "persona non grata" for alleged spying, diplomatic sources told Geo News. The..

7 killed, 50 injured in London tram derailment

*London:* At least seven people were killed and more than 50 injured after a Croydon Tramlink tram overturned in London, British Transport Police announced on Wednesday. The 42-year-old tram driver..

Indian-American Kamala Harris scripts history, wins US Senate

She is the first black woman elected to the upper chamber in more than two decades.

'Loving' spotlights interracial couple who changed U.S. marriage laws

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Mildred Loving, a black woman banned from her rural Virginia hometown for marrying a white man, wrote to U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy in 1963, she never imagined..
Reuters India

United States: Eleventh Circuit Declines EEOC's Invitation To Expand Race To Include Personal Expression Or Cultural Characteristics - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

After a black woman's employment offer was rescinded because she refused to cut off her dreadlocks in violation of a company grooming policy, the EEOC sued under Title VII for discrimination on the..

Indian-origin girl crowned Miss Japan

Priyanka Yoshikawa's tearful victory comes a year after Ariana Miyamoto faced ugly backlash for becoming the first black woman to represent Japan. After Miyamoto's triumph, critics had complained that..

Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa crowned Miss Japan

A half-Indian beauty queen with an elephant trainer's licence was crowned Miss Japan on Monday, striking a fresh blow for racial equality. Priyanka Yoshikawa's tearful victory comes a year after..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

Manuel wants to be an inspiration

* As an African-American swimmer, Simone Manuel has carried a weight on her shoulders every time she steps onto the starting blocks.* The gold medal placed around her neck on Thursday could help to..
Deccan Herald

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