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11 Hours ago iowa MOURNS: Gilbert Bovard was a 'Renaissance man'
Bovard, born in 1927, earned a black belt in judo at 40, played rugby on the River City State Championship team until he was 55, and played ice hockey in ...
Globe Gazette

3 Days ago UI graduates uplift black voices in new film, “nature of the dream”
The year 2020 was a watershed moment for racial justice as protests rippled across the country after George Floyd’s killing. For University of iowa graduate and director Miriam Randolph, these issues, ...
Univeristy of Iowa Daily Iowan

4 Days ago Filmmaker's new project with Des Moines Playhouse addresses what it's like to be black in iowa
But Randolph, a Chicago native and University of iowa theater arts graduate who had been building a career as an actress, film editor and producer as owner of Two Steps to the Left Productions, didn't ...
Des Moines Register

5 Days ago University of iowa argues to dismiss former football player lawsuit
iowa CITY - Responding to a federal complaint accusing University of iowa Athletics and football coaches of mistreating and discriminating against black players, the state wants the case dismissed - ...
The Gazette

5 Days ago Remembering Pauline Humphrey, the first black woman to own a beauty school in iowa
Humphrey opened the Crescent Beauty Shop and School in the 1930s, during a period when not many African Americans owned businesses.
WQAD

5 Days ago Feb. 23: iowa’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 5,400 with 26 more deaths and 619 new cases reported
For black Hawk and Linn Counties, we are reporting numbers from their county COVID-19 websites. For Johnson and Dubuque counties, we are reporting numbers from the state’s website. (KWWL ...
KWWL

5 Days ago iowa breaks previous record for coronavirus deaths in 24 hours
Of the most recently confirmed virus deaths, black Hawk County reported eight; Polk County reported six; Dubuque County added ... County and Lantern Park Specialty Care in Johnson County ...
The Gazette

5 Days ago History & Hope: A celebration of black history
The 82-year-old was born and raised in Centerville, iowa. Estes can still recall the early ... D.C., to the middle of America’s heartland, Wayne Ford came to the Midwest to play football. He stayed ...
WAPT

5 Days ago Ames school officials to speak about black Lives Matter week before iowa House committee
An iowa House of Representatives committee wants to hear from Ames Community School District officials how classroom materials were prepared for the district's recent black Lives Matter at School Week ...
Des Moines Register

5 Days ago History & Hope: iowa native Simon Estes shares his experience with racism
KCCI’s black History Month History and Hope series continues with the spotlight on someone well-known throughout central iowa.
KCCI Des Moines on MSN.com

6 Days ago The struggle for black freedom continues in iowa
black History Month is meant to honor the historic struggles and achievements of black Americans. While understanding our history is imperative, we also must connect the dots to our current situation.
The Gazette


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