"African American" News 

50th anniversary of iconic black power salute at '68 olympics

It's been 50 years since African American Olympians, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, raised their fists during the 1968 games in Mexico. The photograph of the medal ceremony has been immortalised in..
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Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

Sarah, a young African-American woman I’ve known for more than a decade, will apply soon to college. She’s gifted, motivated, and wise beyond her years. -- *Please support CNSNews today! [a..
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Project BEST hopes to prepare young African American males for college [Video]Project BEST hopes to prepare young African American males for college  03:04

Project BEST, a collaborative initiative in the Kern Unified School District, supports Black male high school students in Kern County through college and beyond! To learn more about Project BEST, go to..

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'Green Book': I Miss Her Clip [Video]'Green Book': I Miss Her Clip  01:12

Green Book: I Miss Her Clip - Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip, a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don..

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10 African-American Inventors Who Changed Our World [Video]10 African-American Inventors Who Changed Our World  02:08

These inventors have made incredible contributions to science, industry and human life.

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American Flag Burned as Clashes Erupt at Patriot Prayer March in Portland [Video]American Flag Burned as Clashes Erupt at Patriot Prayer March in Portland  00:36

A demonstration organized by the right-wing Patriot Prayer group ended in clashes on Saturday night, October 13, with a brawl erupting among counter-protesters and an American flag being burned on the..

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Coffee shop with a creative, hip-hop twist set to open Downtown [Video]Coffee shop with a creative, hip-hop twist set to open Downtown  01:26

Black Coffee will open this November. A West End native and the shop’s owner said Black Coffee will fill another need he sees in Cincinnati's African American community when it opens.

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Scores Big Money With New Netflix Film [Video]Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Scores Big Money With New Netflix Film  01:24

Although Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, he might be taking a break from making blockbusters. The action *movie* mogul will star in the upcoming Netflix film..

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The 2nd Annual PenCraft Awards Ceremony Will Be Headlined by Kishan Paul, Chris Kelsey, Anne Howard and Isabella Murphy for Outstanding Literary Achievement

The PenCraft Award ceremony and dinner will be held on November the 10th at Book Nook Inn located in Lumberton, TX to honor over 35 authors for their literary accomplishments HOUSTON (PRWEB) October..
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Let’s Talk About CBS’s ‘The Neighborhood,’ a Comedy About Race and Gentrification (Podcast)

CBS’s “The Neighborhood” is a lot more ambitious than your typical laugh-track sitcom: The story of a white family moving into a black L.A. neighborhood addresses racism head-on in its very first..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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.
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Trump-backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

Florida's marquee governor's race heated up on Wednesday, when the Trump-backed Republican candidate said the state should not "monkey this up" by electing his opponent, Democrat Andrew Gillum, who is..
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Fans of Aretha Franklin pay respects before Detroit funeral

Mourning fans lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul on Tuesday as singer Aretha Franklin's hits played from loudspeakers outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in..
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