"African American" News 

Citing racial bias, Jay-Z seeks to halt arbitration against Iconix

Jay-Z on Wednesday sued to halt his private arbitration with clothing company Iconix Brand Group Inc , saying the company's inability to find an African-American arbitrator to hear the trademark..
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'Green Book' doesn't preach to anyone: Viggo Mortensen

Actor Viggo Mortensen says the biggest strength of his upcoming feature Green Book is that it is not preachy. In an interview with Collider, the 60-year-old actor said the film's story is not..
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Community center in Riviera Beach dedicated to deceased Judge [Video]Community center in Riviera Beach dedicated to deceased Judge  00:24

A man known for his fight for civil rights and being the first African-American judge in Palm Beach County was remembered on Saturday in Riviera Beach.

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LeBron James & Lonzo Ball Each Get Triple-Doubles [Video]LeBron James & Lonzo Ball Each Get Triple-Doubles  00:35

LeBron James posted 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, his second triple-double of the season, and then sat out the whole fourth quarter as the Lakers lashed the Hornets Saturday. As LeBron headed..

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Fort Myers to spend millions on waste cleanup [Video]Fort Myers to spend millions on waste cleanup  02:14

It’s going to cost Fort Myers at least $4,000,000 to cleanup the 30,000 tons of waste that was dumped in the predominantly African American Dunbar neighborhood in the 1960’s.

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Calls To Take Back An Invitation To A Controversial Professor To Speak At Northwestern Next Year [Video]Calls To Take Back An Invitation To A Controversial Professor To Speak At Northwestern Next Year  02:54

CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker looks into calls by some students to get Northwestern University to rescind an invitation to a controversial professor who made racist comments about African American..

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Serena Williams is the First Woman to Wear Cornrows on 'Teen Vogue' Cover [Video]Serena Williams is the First Woman to Wear Cornrows on 'Teen Vogue' Cover  01:20

Serena Williams is featured on the cover of Teen Vogue's December issue. Williams spoke with Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner and gun control activist Naomi Wadler for the issue...

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Michelle Obama Jokes About Trump's Possible Indictment [Video]Michelle Obama Jokes About Trump's Possible Indictment  00:51

Former First Lady, Michelle Obama, joked about double standards when compared to Donald Trump, during a Tuesday book tour chat in Detroit, Michigan. Michelle was referring to the severe scrutiny she..

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United States: When Race Meets Sex: Can Employment Decisions Regarding Sexual Misconduct Give Rise To Discrimination Claims? - Bowditch & Dewey

Darrell Peoples ("Peoples"), an African-American former "grounds person and heavy equipment operator" at Wichita State University ("WSU"), sued WSU and a female coworker,
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Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018: Donald Trump to award freedom medals to Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth

US President Donald Trump will award the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Elvis Presley, George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. and five other individuals, the White House said in a statement on..
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Race may impact help-seeking by women facing barriers to breast cancer care

(Reuters Health) - African American women with abnormal mammograms may be less likely than those from other ethnic and racial groups to recognize the barriers to follow-up care that can delay a breast..
Credit: Reuters India - Published

African American playwright Ntozake Shange passes away

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Kanye West encourages African-Americans to end support for democrats

[USA] Oct 28 (ANI): Turns out, Hollywood rapper Kanye West is more political in nature than his fans thought he would be, as he designed T-shirts that encouraged the African-American population to
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Trump praises Kanye West, will talk justice reform at lunch

President Donald Trump said the criminal justice system was unfair to African-Americans and he would discuss remedies on Thursday with musician Kanye West and former football player Jim Brown. The..
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Southern diet helps explain extra high blood pressure risk for black men

(Reuters Health) - High blood pressure is widespread among African-American men at least in part because they're more likely than other people to eat a traditional Southern diet with lots of fried and..
Credit: Reuters India - Published

Police violence film 'Monsters and Men' shakes up actor Washington

As an African-American born and raised in the United States, actor John David Washington is no stranger to violence and racism.
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U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee, then and now

On Oct. 11, 1991, 14 white men grilled African-American law professor Anita Hill in a packed Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room about her allegations of sexual harassment by then-U.S. Supreme..
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Indian American diplomat quits in protest against Trump's policies

A senior Indian American diplomat has quit from the foreign service in protest against what she alleged are racist and sexist policies of President Donald Trump. "Up to now, Foggy Bottom's (State..
Credit: DNA - Published

Talking about mental health 'taboo' in African-American community: Taraji P Henson

The 'Empire' star said the people in her community are 'demonised' for sharing their traumatic experiences.
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Emmys 2018: 'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel' writer-director Amy Sherman-Palladino creates history

Amy Sherman-Palladino, the brain behind the critically acclaimed series The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, created history Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win in both comedy writing and directing..
Credit: DNA - Published

John Legend becomes first African-American to achieve EGOT status

John Legend achieves EGOT status with a win for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert.'
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Racist robocalls target black candidate for Florida governor

Racist robocalls to voters from a white nationalist group targeting Andrew Gillum, the Democratic party's African-American candidate for Florida governor, were condemned on Saturday by both major..
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Speakers at Aretha Franklin funeral raise Black Lives Matter movement

The funeral for Aretha Franklin in Detroit on Friday also briefly became an impromptu forum on the Black Lives Matter movement and other issues critical to the African American community.
Credit: Reuters India - Published

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