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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the center of the desegregation crisis may be on the verge of electing its first African-American mayor. But Frank Scott, the 35-year-old banking executive who may break that barrier, says … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas’ capital city could elect its first black mayor

LONDON | Grime star Stormzy launches scholarship for black students

LONDON  — London rapper Stormzy is setting up a scholarship to help black students attend Britain’s prestigious Cambridge University. The grime artist says the Stormzy Scholarship will pay the 9,250 pound ($11,750) a year tuition fees, plus a maintenance grant, for two undergraduates at the 800-year-old university this year and in 2019. Stormzy said Thursday … Continue reading LONDON | Grime star Stormzy launches scholarship for black students