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Descendant of last survivor of final slave ship to travel from Africa to US tells of pride as forefather's story is published – 87 years after it was written

A descendant of the last survivor of the final slave ship to take captives from Africa to America has spoken of his pride at seeing his …

Secret Martin Luther King document included in JFK file release

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's administration released a new batch of documents about John F. Kennedy's assassination Friday that included a secret FBI analysis that portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in a harshly negative light.<p>The 20-page document attempts to tie the civil …

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Found: 7 Italian Sports Cars That Are Too Easy to Fall In Love With

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We love scouring the internet for reasons to spend money we don’t have on cars we daydream about owning, and these are our picks this …

8 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Old Ride

There’s nothing wrong with holding on to an old car, racking up miles on the odometer and forming a connection with it. After a few thousand miles, …

Driving

Vintage Car Overload

Sunday, May 13, 2018<p>Races, Auctions and More<p>By Bryan Campbell | Photo by Darin Schnabel<p>This is your healthy helping of vintage car porn for the week. …

Body Of Black Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Mississippi

An African-American man was found hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Mississippi, on Thursday, according to a statement from the FBI.<p>Local law enforcement officials found the man’s body in the woods near his home, the FBI said. The officials were conducting a search for the man who had been …

1968 Intermeccanica Italia Spyder

It might not have the same name recognition as a Ferrari, but this 1968 Intermeccanica Italia Spyder is no less desirable. Powered by a 250hp Ford V8 …

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Former NFL Player Doug Williams Became The First Black Quarterback In Super Bowl History To Earn The MVP Title

This weekend will be a significant one to sports fans everywhere as the NFL's annual Super Bowl will air Sunday -- but it also marks another historic moment worth honoring.<p>On this day in 1988, former American football player Doug Williams was named the first African-American player to earn the MVP …

Dr. Martin Luther King's Politics Are as Relevant as Ever

This Martin Luther King Day is a special one. We're on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, perhaps King's most triumphant moment, and the film <i>Selma</i> has brought him vividly to life.<p>Dr. King's speech at the conclusion of the march is remembered for its soaring rhetoric, …

The Oscars celebrates white men. What about the rest of us?

In Hollywood women and people from ethnic minorities are only rewarded for playing victims and villains<p>This year’s Oscars, like every year, will be a veritable stampede of women and men who are black, brown, yellow, red and everything in between, of all ages, shapes and sizes, speaking multiple …

President Obama: Don't Use Ferguson As 'An Excuse For Violence'

More ABC US news | ABC World News<p>As the nation awaits the grand jury's decision of whether to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, President Obama said that Ferguson should not be used as an "excuse for violence."<p>In an …

Students Ask Not To Be Called African-American; Teacher Allegedly Calls Them N-Word

Last week, an Illinois substitute teacher reportedly called a group of four middle school girls the N-word after they asked not to be called African-American.<p>The incident occurred at Jay Stream Middle School in the town of Carol Stream during an eighth-grade social studies class. When interviewed …

Just Asking: Isaiah Anderson, 88-year-old cabdriver

<i>Isaiah Anderson, 88, has driven for Capitol Cab since 1953. He lives in Mitchellville, Md., with his wife of 66 years, Mary.</i><p><i>If you were starting out today, would you want to be cabdriver?</i><p>No. I’d want to have a better job. Something more to my liking.<p><i>What would that be?</i><p>A doctor. That’s what I wanted …

'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America

Several years ago, Stanford historian Allyson Hobbs was talking with a favorite aunt, who was also the family storyteller. Hobbs learned that she had a distant cousin whom she'd never met nor heard of.<p>Which is exactly the way the cousin wanted it.<p>Hobbs' cousin had been living as white, far away in …

Does the Second Amendment Only Apply to White People?

After learning that Los Angeles police shot and killed Ezell Ford Monday night, I spent a good deal of time Tuesday night and Wednesday morning trying to find out if the victim was unarmed.<p>Ford was a 25-year-old black man (pictured above) who had reportedly suffered from mental illness. The …

Dr. King's 'Triple Evils' and the Emergence of Freedom Side

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize. King argued that the "spiritual and moral lag" in modern man was due to what he later referred to as the "triple evils" of society: capitalism, militarism and racism. For King, the genocide that took …

African American Women Disproportionately Suffer From the Wage Gap

Today, July 16, <i>9to5</i> will join partner organizations to recognize African American Women's Equal Pay Day. This day represents how far into 2014 African American women must work to earn what white men earned in 2013 alone.<p>While we have always recognized the pay gap discrepancies for women of color, …

Americans Can't Even Stomach An Apology For Slavery, Much Less Reparations

In a cover story in The Atlantic last week, Ta-Nehisi Coates built a powerful argument for the U.S. government making reparations to black Americans, not just for the impact of slavery but also for the generations of legalized (and in some cases legally mandated) discrimination that made it …

What Would King Say Today?

This year, on Martin Luther King Sunday, my church did what thousands of other churches did, which was to retell the story of King's work and ministry and sacrifice in the Civil Rights movement. It's always moving and emotional. It's hard to believe that only one generation ago people were being …

Learn How to Shave Like Your Grandpa | The Art of Manliness

Proper shaving has become a lost art. Today’s average male has no clue about the fine art of the traditional wet shave that their grandfathers and …

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