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presstv-us blacks more likely to be wrongfully convicted




black people in the united states are seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted of crimes such as murder, sexual assault and illegal drug activity than whites, according to a new study.institutional discrimination, unconscious bias and explicit racism against african americans were factors ...



o.j.: the pioneer before the prisoner




director ezra edelman on how the football player’s commercial success became a beacon for african americans



african cinema | athens & thessaloniki | march 9-15 & 16-22 | what’s on




the greek film archive presents the 6th african film week, with screenings to take place at its premises in athens and also, for the first time, at thessaloniki’s olympion cinema, from march 9-15 and 16-22 respectively. the free-entrance festival has been organized in cooperation with the embassie...



americans at work: a husband captures his wife's world




this week, our “americans at work” photo essay features photographs of melissa eich, a speech pathologist in charlottesville, virginia, taken by her husband matt eich.



innocent african-americans more likely to be wrongfully convicted




african-american prisoners who were convicted of murder are about 50 percent more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers and spend longer in prison before exoneration, according to a report released today that's co-edited by a michigan state university college of law professor. "the va...



could community-based 'change clubs' improve heart health in black women?




boston (feb. 27, 2017)--heart disease is the leading cause of death for black/african american women in the us and more black/african american women die every year from heart disease compared to their white and hispanic counterparts, according to the centers for disease control. a pilot study, led b...



highly prevalent gene variants in minority populations cause kidney disease




image: representative images of kidney tissue from apol1-g1 and apol1-g2 mice, showing severe scarring of the kidney filter. view more credit: katalin susztak, perelman school of medicine, university of pennsylvaniaphiladelphia - african americans have a heightened risk of developing chronic and en...



jason chaffetz: americans should buy insurance over iphone




rep. jason chaffetz on tuesday said low-income americans should give up iphones "that they just love" in order to afford health insurance.the utah republican made the comments in a cnn interview about the new health care bill introduced monday by republicans, when pressed on whether the bill would i...



vehicle crashes into mardi gras parade crowd in new orleans




police say 28 people have been injured when a pick-up truck ploughed into a crowd watching the krewe of endymion parade to celebrate mardi gras in the us city of new orleans.the crash happened on saturday about 6.45pm local time, along the parade route near orleans and carrollton avenues.trump ap...



vehicle crashes into mardi gras parade crowd in new orleans




police say 28 people have been injured when a pick-up truck ploughed into a crowd watching the krewe of endymion parade to celebrate mardi gras in the us city of new orleans.the crash happened on saturday about 6.45pm local time, along the parade route near orleans and carrollton avenues.trump ap...



google street view’s window into how americans vote (look at the cars)




instead of people, machines will paint the more accurate picture of how people think, live, and spend. the post google street view's window into how americans vote (look at the cars) appeared first on wired.



donald trump decides to skip white house press dinner




washington: us president donald trump announced on saturday that he will not attend the annual white house correspondents' association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists."i will not be attending the white house correspondents' association dinner this ye...



'ghost recon,' 'love,' 'the americans'




this week's big game release is the latest entry in the ghost recon series. this time the adventuring is in an open world, but if you ask us, wildlandsloses some of the stealth and teamwork that made games like graw so great. we're also welcoming back fx's the americans, and the second season of lov...



sharpton: jeff sessions, a selma native, not moving forward




jump to navigationsharetweetemailsaveembedpoliticsnation with al sharpton 03/05/17 fifty-two years ago african americans marched from selma to montgomery to demand equal voting rights. descriptionlimit"> ...moreduration: {{video.duration.momentjs}}up next in: voting rights on msnbcchannelstop storie...



central african republic clashes could trigger humanitarian 'catastrophe' - agen




"there has been a shift from religious to ethnic violence"by kieran guilbertdakar, march 3 (thomson reuters foundation) - clashes between militias near the central african republic town of bambari could soon escalate into full-blown conflict, forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes and ...



central african republic: the humanitarian coordinator calls for free and unhind




bangui, 22 february 2017 - the acting humanitarian coordinator in the central african republic, aboubacry tall, calls on parties to the conflict in the ouaka and haute kotto provinces to respect and uphold international humanitarian law (ihl). he also urges them to honor their commitment to protect ...



letterman takes aim at donald trump




alec baldwin, whose impersonations of us president donald trump have become must-watch television, deserves a presidential medal of freedom, says former late night talk show king david letterman."sadly, he's not going to get it from this president," he adds.carson kressley farewells african junglevi...



identity project aims to help cu boulder students learn about their ancestry, he




identity projectmore info: id--project.tumblr.com or facebook.com/identityprojextwhen garmai matthew learned that some of oprah winfrey's ancestors lived in what is now liberia, she was immediately inspired.matthew was born in cleveland, but her parents emigrated to the united states from liberia be...



the most outrageous of donald trump's bogus employment statistics




this wasn’t unexpected – the president is desperate for americans to believe he inherited a mess, reality be damned – but it is breathtakingly misleading. in september, for example, we saw the u.s. poverty rate drop at the fastest rate in nearly a half-century. the facts, in other words, are p...



duolingo's luis von ahn on adding swahili, first from africa




even to luis von ahn, there are a few things about duolingo, the mobile-phone based language learning app that he co-developed five years ago, that don’t make a lot of obvious sense. like the fact that bilingual people tend to study languages they already speak fluently. or that the easiest langua...



republican congressman says low-income americans will have to decide between iph




republican congressman jason chaffetz believes he knows why some low-income americans can’t afford healthcare costs: the iphone. the congressman made these comments during an appearance on a cnn morning show, the hill reports:sony a6500“you know what, americans have choices. and they’ve got t...



wikileaks: cia says americans should be 'deeply troubled'




(washington) — the cia says americans should be "deeply troubled" by wikileaks' disclosure of thousands of intelligence documents that purportedly detail ways the agency does its hacking.in a statement wednesday, the cia didn't confirm its files were stolen. cia spokeswoman heather fritz horniak s...



meghan markle has commenced her princess transformation




we are gathered here today to witness the union of meghan markle and katherine, duchess of cambridge's styling team in holy matrimony.if there was ever a doubt the suits star wasn't going to become a member of the royal family, her weekend jaunt to jamaica with boyfriend prince harry just quash...



black motion open up about influences & history at their south africa home studi




unsurprisingly, when billboard catches up with south african dance duo black motion at their johannesburg home studio, the group -- comprised of robert mahosana and thabo mabogwane -- tell us that they’re once again ready to bring the noise. in the middle of preparing for their boiler room set fo...



in defence of the thirteenth amendment | race | usa




this new interpretation of the thirteenth amendment needs to be challenged. because it completely ignores the motivations behind the amendment’s passing, and why that particular wording was chosen.it’s true that african-americans faced racial oppression for a long time after the passing of thirt...