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10 pioneering African-American architects in the nation's capital ... - Curbed DC
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Curbed DC10 pioneering African-American architects in the nation's capital ...Curbed DCThese are the African-American architects who have made contributions to their communities through both large-scale and smaller-scale projects.Milton S. Curry Named Dean of USC School of Architecture, Alma ...Culture Typeall 2 news articles »
 
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Florissant swears in first African-American councilman - STLtoday.com
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STLtoday.comFlorissant swears in first African-American councilmanSTLtoday.comFLORISSANT • Florissant turned a page in its history Monday, when attorney Robert Parson Jr. became the first African-American to serve on the City Council. Parson and incumbents Timothy Jones, Jeff Caputa and Gerard Henke were formally sworn in at ...Florissant swears in first African-American aldermanfox2now.com
 
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Historic African-American cemetery near Crosby damaged by... - KPRC Houston
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KPRC HoustonHistoric African-American cemetery near Crosby damaged by...KPRC HoustonAn African-American cemetery near Crosby was heavily damaged early Sunday when a pickup truck barreled through the property. As word of the damage ...Families angry after pickup truck damages historic cemetery | khou ...KHOUall 5 news articles »
 
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UMHB Honors First African American Graduate - kcentv.com
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kcentv.comUMHB Honors First African American Graduatekcentv.comBELTON- To mark the 50th anniversay of the Heritage Club, The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor inducted a new class into the club. This year, Dr. Ruth Tomlin was among the inductees. Tomlin is the university's first African American graduate.
 
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African Americans today suffer 'sleep gap' that dates back to slavery - The Grio
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The GrioAfrican Americans today suffer 'sleep gap' that dates back to slaveryThe GrioIn the United States, fewer African-Americans are able to get the recommended six to nine hours of sleep per night than people in any other racial group, and what's more, when African-Americans do get to sleep, less of that sleep is spent in the ...
 
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First touring African American 'Phantom' actor comes to Austin ... - KVUE
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KVUEFirst touring African American 'Phantom' actor comes to Austin ...KVUEThe Austin run of 'Phantom of the Opera' brings the first African-American man cast as the Phantom on the show's national tour and second overall in the show's ...and more »
 
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Notre Dame's first African-American faculty member dies at 94 ... - South Bend Tribune
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South Bend TribuneNotre Dame's first African-American faculty member dies at 94 ...South Bend TribuneAdam S. Arnold Jr., the University of Notre Dame's first African-American faculty member, died recently.First African American University faculty member dies at 94 // The ...Observer Onlineall 8 news articles »
 
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Dozens rally for Evanston's only African American librarian in work dispute - Chicago Tribune
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Chicago TribuneDozens rally for Evanston's only African American librarian in work disputeChicago Tribune"We stand with Lesley," several of the placards read. Williams said the community support is born out of, in part, the fact that she is the only African American librarian in a city where African American residents make up 20 percent of the population ...
 
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Survey: African-Americans passionate about homeownership, but fewer own homes - Benton County Enterprise
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Survey: African-Americans passionate about homeownership, but fewer own homesBenton County Enterprise“Just 5 percent of homeowners are African-American, according to the National Association of Realtors,” Blackwell says. “African-Americans and other minority groups should have equal access to the wealth- and stability-building benefits of homeownership.
 
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African Americans don't sleep as well as whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery - Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles TimesAfrican Americans don't sleep as well as whites, an inequality stretching back to slaveryLos Angeles TimesAfrican Americans suffer from a “sleep gap”: Fewer black people are able to sleep for the recommended six to nine nightly hours than any other ethnic group in the United States; compounding matters, a smaller percentage of African Americans' slumber is ...
 
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