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Questions persist in death of prominent New York judge

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of the first black woman on New York’s highest court this month has left both police and admirers mystified. The body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found floating in the..
Seattle Times

1st black woman on state's highest court found dead by river

Sheila Abdus-Salaam's body was discovered along the riverside near Harlem yesterday, a day after she was reported missing, police said.
DNA

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News video: Questions Continue In Death Of Judge Found In Hudson River

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Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the first black woman to serve on New York's highest court. Six days before she was expected to speak at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School her body was found..
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News video: Mystery Surrounds The Death Of A Prominent New York Judge

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The mysterious death of a prominent New York judge remains unsolved as an investigation continues after her body was found floating in the Hudson. On April 12, just six days before Sheila Abdus..
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News video: Beyoncé Launches New Scholarship Program

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Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to a..
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News video: Beyonce Funds Scholarships

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Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to a..
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News video: Woman Asks Richard Spencer What It's Like to Get Punched in the Face

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At a speaking event featuring white supremacist Richard Spencer at Auburn University on April 18, one attendee, who described herself as a “black woman at a predominately white institution”, asked..
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US' first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

[United States], April 12 (ANI): Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who became the first Muslim and black woman to serve as a United States judge, was found dead in New York's Hudson River on Wednesday.
Sify Also reported by •DNAANI News

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.
DNA

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

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..
Mid-Day

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..
Mid-Day

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..
IndiaTimes

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.
Rediff.com

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..
DNA

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..
Mid-Day

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..
Mid-Day

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.
Rediff.com

'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


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