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First Black Woman To Win Olympic Gold Dies In Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Georgia. She was 90. Davis’ death was confirmed by her daughter, Evelyn Jones. Davis won Olympic gold in the high jump at the 1948 games in London with an American and Olympic record of 1.68 meters (5.51 feet), according to USA Track and Field, the American governing body of the sport. Dav ...

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The KKK Tries To Lure New Members With Sweet Treats

  By Michael Arceneaux It's Time For Men To Help Fight Street Harassment This Week In Obama Crazy Talk: Lauren Ingraham, Stacey Dash & Sarah Palin Ray Nagin: I Was 'Targeted' By the Feds Where Are The Jobs? The Labor Secretary Explains Just Broke Up? Blame Twitter NewsOne On TV One: Daily 9AM EST Home » NewsOne Original » The KKK Tries To Lure New Members With Sweet Treats The KKK Tries To Lure New ...

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Malaysian Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

 Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysian Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace. Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, said on his Facebook page the plane was flying at an altitude of 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) when it was ...

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Florida hurricane tax holiday, May 31-June 8

Florida is the new kid on the hurricane sales tax holiday block, but the Sunshine State's event is the longest. Floridians have nine days -- from Sunday, May 31, through Sunday, June 8 -- to get ready for tropical storms and hurricanes. During that period, retailers won't collect the state's 6 percent sales tax on a wide range of storm-related products across six price ranges: $10 or less, $20 or less, $25 ...

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America’s Daughters: Sex Trafficking Is A Global Issue

  As the world mobilizes to safely bring home 276 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria on April 14, the subject of human trafficking has risen to the fore. RELATED:  Boko Haram Leader Claims Responsibility For Abduction, Wants To Sell Girls Protests For Missing Girls In Nigeria According to Polaris, an organization dedicated to the eradication of human trafficking, an ...

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New Jersey Teenager Vanishes After Leaving Home To Hang Out With Friends

Victoria Williams Case Type: Endangered Date of Birth: November 15, 1999 Missing Date: October 19, 2013 Age Now: 14 Missing City: Newark Missing State: New Jersey Case Number: NCMEC 1224998 Gender: Female Race: Black Complexion: Medium Height: 5’6″ Weight: 133 Hair Color: Black Hair Length: Long Eye Color: Brown Wear Glasses or Contacts: No   Location Last Seen: At her home on Fabyan Place. Circumstances of ...

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“AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue” Evening of Action with Rev. Al Sharp

As part of its national "AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue" advocacy and awareness campaign, which was developed in response to the fact that African American and Latino communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS, AHF teamed locally in South Florida for an 'AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue Evening of Action' on Wednesday, April 23rd with local partners including Ft. Lauderdale's New Mount Oli ...

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AIDS IS A CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE

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