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In just a year, Republicans became far more skeptical of claims of racism

Added: 24.06.2017 16:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Only 32 percent of Republicans in 2016 said they believe African-Americans face “a lot of discrimination,” a significant drop from just a year earlier.

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Cameroon want to honour beloved Foe

Added: 24.06.2017 15:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

Cameroon are holding the memory of Marc-Vivien Foe in their hearts at the Confederations Cup, says midfielder Arnaud Djoum. The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners are back at the tournament for the first time since 2003, when they reached the final before losing 1-0 to hosts France. But that competition is predominantly remembered for the ...]

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The stage is set in South Africa for the start of the 2017 Cosafa Cup

Added: 24.06.2017 14:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

The 2017 Cosafa Cup kicks off in South Africa on Sunday with 14 nations chasing the title at the annual southern African championship.


Teens Handcuffed for Selling Water on National Mall

Added: 24.06.2017 12:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three African American teenagers and a man were detained for selling water at the National Mall.


Cameroon´s Djoum sets sights on ´big player´ Draxler

Added: 24.06.2017 12:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Tough-tackling Cameroon midfielder Arnaud Djoum is relishing pitting his wits against Germany star Julian Draxler when the sides meet in the Confederations Cup on Sunday. Hugo Broos' African champions lost their opening match 2-0 to Chile before playing out a 1-1 draw against Australia, meaning they must beat the world champions to retain any chance ...]


Egos are a problem in international relations, Coverage of Finsbury mosque attack was a rarity, Why American voters don’t care about the Russia investigation, The world must act against the root cause of global famine, A Catch-22 for Australia’s refugees

Added: 24.06.2017 11:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

“Qatar is finding itself still isolated from the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries...,” writes Richard Miller. “The timing came right after a visit to the Saudi kingdom by U.S. President Donald Trump when he ... assured [King Salman] of a new American approach ... [in] dealings for their ally.... This century has seen a worldwide resurgence of egos on the international stage.... President Paul Kagame put things into perspective when he stated: ‘There are African leaders who have the dangerous habit of leading their people into an abyss’. “For Muslims who live in and around Finsbury Park, the attack was not a surprise,” writes Rafia Zakaria.

Can Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Cause Breast Cancer?

Added: 24.06.2017 8:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study conducted by Rutgers School of Public Health found a connection between hair dye and relaxer usage and an increased chance of developing breast cancer. The results show that way these products affect you has a lot to do with your race. The study found that African-American women who used dark brown or black hair dyes saw a 51 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer. These products also led to a 72 percent increase specifically in estrogen-positive ...

Convictions are rare for officers in police shootings

Added: 23.06.2017 22:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

In a case that reignited the debate about lack of convictions of officers in cases of police shootings, a Minnesota police officer was found not guilty in the shooting death of an African American.


Oral storytelling skills impact reading differently for African American boys and girls

Added: 23.06.2017 21:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The oral storytelling skills of African American preschoolers make a difference in how quickly their reading skills develop, according to a new study. Researchers say the effect is much different for girls and boys.

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