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Philly's first public sculpture honoring an individual African American will be unveiled next month - Philly.com
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Philly.comPhilly's first public sculpture honoring an individual African American will be unveiled next monthPhilly.com“None of these statues are about named or individual African Americans. None.” (A sculpture of Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was unveiled at Mother Bethel last year, and there are statues of sports stars Joe Frazier ...
 
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Oldest African-American city turns 130 years old - Minneapolis Star Tribune
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WESH OrlandoOldest African-American city turns 130 years oldMinneapolis Star TribuneIt was conceived as a self-governing all-black town for African Americans living in central Florida at the time. It's most famous resident was the author, Zora Neale Hurston. She used Eatonville as a setting of her most famous book, "Their Eyes Were ...Eatonville turns 130 years oldWESH Orlandoall 6 news a
 
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4 Ways African Americans Can Tackle Mental Illness - HuffPost
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HuffPost4 Ways African Americans Can Tackle Mental IllnessHuffPostThis can be difficult for African Americans looking for cultural solidarity. Less than two percent of American Psychological Association members are African American, which leads to a perceived cultural gap in treatment, but there are providers who are ...and more »
 
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ESPN apologizes for fantasy football segment that auctioned off players, including African Americans - Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles TimesESPN apologizes for fantasy football segment that auctioned off players, including African AmericansLos Angeles TimesThe segments featured an auctioneer offering NFL players, some of whom were African American, up for bid to a group of fantasy football players, most of whom were white men. For many people, this came too close to resembling a slave auction. And the ...and more
 
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Stepping, Not Stuck - U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World ReportStepping, Not StuckU.S. News & World ReportMost movies offer viewers an escape from humdrum reality and entrance into a world of adventure or romantic glamour. "Step," a documentary playing in theaters now, is a movie about escape – that of African American girls from the chaos and difficulty ...
 
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Heather Heyer is part of a long tradition of white anti-racism activists - Washington Post
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Washington PostHeather Heyer is part of a long tradition of white anti-racism activistsWashington PostDuring the Civil Rights movement, those white ministers, rabbis, and students, who joined the black struggle for freedom and were willing to put themselves in harm's way along with African Americans demonstrated the power of that radical tradition.and more »
 
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Trump Rhetoric Pits New Immigrants Against African Americans and Latinos - Mother Jones
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Mother JonesTrump Rhetoric Pits New Immigrants Against African Americans and LatinosMother JonesTrump first raised the issue on the campaign trail, incorporating it into his appeal to African American voters. “Illegal immigration violates the civil rights of African Americans,” he said in Charlotte last October. “No group has been more ...and more »
 
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Newfound gene variant in African Americans may help explain high obesity rates - Washington Post
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Washington PostNewfound gene variant in African Americans may help explain high obesity ratesWashington PostAfrican Americans have the highest rate of age-adjusted obesity (48 percent) of all ethnic groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (By contrast, the rate for non-Hispanic whites is 34.5 percent.) A recently discovered ...
 
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Meet the Southern, African American artist who paints the ... - CBS News
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CBS NewsMeet the Southern, African American artist who paints the ...CBS NewsCHARLESTON, Va. -- Leo Twiggs, a son of the South, sees life as a series of crossings. That's why the 83-year-old artist has spent four decades painting a ...and more »
 
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Philly's first public sculpture honoring an individual African American will be unveiled next month - Philly.com
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Philly.comPhilly's first public sculpture honoring an individual African American will be unveiled next monthPhilly.com“None of these statues are about named or individual African Americans. None.” (A sculpture of Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was unveiled at Mother Bethel last year, and there are statues of sports stars Joe Frazier ...
 
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