'Arthur Ashe: A Life': 5 fascinating things we learn about the tennis legend in new bio New bio of legendary African-American tennis champ Arthur Ashe details his activism, from equal opportunity in America to apartheid in South Africa.
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Bishop Vashti McKenzie and Stellar Award-Winning Recording Artist Kurt Carr to Headline CBCF Annual Prayer Breakfast The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s first elected female bishop, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, and Stellar award-winning artist, Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr singers will headline the.. PRWeb 7 hours ago
The Most Charitable Celebrities
From starting their own nonprofit foundations to donating to causes they're passionate about, here are the most charitable of celebrities.
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Manhunt underway after Nashville killings
The manhunt continues in Nashville, Tennessee for two men who allegedly shot and killed 30-year-old Jamie Sarrantonio and 33-year-old Bartley Teal Friday morning, the latest in a string of recent..
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Michelle Yeoh Recalls Hollywood Quota System
SF Gate reports that Crazy Rich Asians” star Michelle Yeoh recalled her challenges as an Asian actress starting out in Hollywood in the 1990s. These included what she described as an apparent quota..
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Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Plans Revealed
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be laid to rest at the end of this month.
Extra reports that on Friday, Franklin’s rep announced that the private funeral will be held on August 31 at Greater..
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R E S P E C T: How Aretha Franklin turned an Otis Redding song into a feminist anthem Aretha Franklin's song Respect turned Otis Redding's 1965 lament of an exhausted working man demanding some slack from his woman into a rallying call for downtrodden African American women. SBS 4 days ago
Golf - Diversity remains golf's biggest challenge, says PGA of America CEO ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A quick glance at the entry sheet for this week's PGA Championship underscores the work that still needs to be done to make golf a more diverse sport as Tiger Woods is once again.. SBS 2 weeks ago San Francisco elects first black woman mayor San Francisco gets its first female black mayor after a knife-edge election, with the African American population in decline in the famously liberal Californian city. SBS on June 14, 2018 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age • Brisbane Times
Trump pardons heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson posthumously US President Trump has posthumously pardoned Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago. SBS on May 24, 2018
Trump pardons ex-heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson for 1913 conviction US President Trump has posthumously pardoned Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago. SBS on May 24, 2018
Ex-heavywyeight champ Johnson pardoned US President Trump has posthumously pardoned Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago. SBS on May 24, 2018 Dems pick black woman for Georgia governor A Georgia lawyer has taken a major step towards becoming the first African-American female governor of a US state. SBS on May 23, 2018
African-American Abrams leads charge as women advance in US midterms Stacey Abrams could become the first female African-American governor in US history when she runs in Georgia during the midterm elections. SBS on May 23, 2018
Royal wedding: "We've got a sister in the house now" Meghan's African-American roots infused the occasion in a way which no diversity campaigner would have dared to dream about, and it worked. Brisbane Times on May 20, 2018 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age