African-Americans

In this Oct. 6, 2008 file photo, Artist Kehinde Wiley attends the 2008 National Arts Awards presented by Americans For The Arts at Cipriani's 42nd St. in New York.
Evan Agostini/AP Photo, File
June 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Kehinde Wiley will unveil his first monumental public sculpture in New York's Times Square this fall in response to Confederate statues nationwide. Times Square Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and gallery owner Sean Kelly announced Thursday that the bronze "Rumors of...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, the film set of long running British soap opera entitled 'Coronation Street', in Manchester, England. The long running TV series covering an intimate look into the lives of families in the fictional n
AP Photo/Jon Super, File
April 07, 2019 - 2:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The long-running British TV soap "Coronation Street" is welcoming its first black family in its 59-year history. The soap opera is set to introduce the Baileys, a family with two sons. It will explore themes of racism and homophobia in sport, with a story line featuring one of the...
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Edward Crawford Jr., returns a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File
March 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation...
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Harriet Tubman on 20 Dollar Bill
CNN
March 06, 2019 - 11:46 am
By Donna Borak, CNN (CNN) -- It's been more than a year since Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last publicly answered questions about the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. "We haven't made any decisions as to whether we'll change the bill, or won't change the bill," he said during a January 2018 onstage...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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The risks were highest for women with no history of heart disease or diabetes and women who were obese or African-American.
CNN
February 14, 2019 - 9:52 am
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart...
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In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, file
January 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Corey Williams, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their families. Then the record-long government shutdown hit, making it hard...
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Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick/Nike via CNN
Tim Jimenez
September 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, CNN) — Nike has tapped one of the most polarizing figures in sports to be one of the faces of its “Just Do It” ad campaign, which turns 30 this year. “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Those are the words superimposed on a black-and-white...
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