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Gay Veterans Leave Combat Boots As A Reminder
September 17, 2010
La Raza Sends A Holiday Reminder To Congress To Include Latinos In Health Care Reform
December 22, 2009
Black Caucus Calls White House Job Summit
December 04, 2009
A Towering Reminder Of Alcatraz Occupation
November 23, 2009
Three large projectors placed on neighborhood rooftops will light up Coit Tower with a film about American Indians' two-year occupation of Alcatraz, which began 40 years ago this month. ...
Tax Season Serves as a Reminder How the "Defense of Marriage Act" Harms Same-Sex Couples and Costs Taxpayers Billions of Dol
April 13, 2009
VIOLENCE ROCKS BLACK NYC PARADE
September 06, 2011
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today blamed illegal handguns and lack of courage by federal officials for the shooting that left three people dead Monday night in Brooklyn. The violence took place a few blocks away from the City's annual West Indian Day Parade. Bystander Denise Gay was killed while sitting on a stoop with her daughter. ...
Minorities Worry About Children's Health More Than White Counterparts
August 22, 2011
The top 10 children’s health concerns among people of all races include childhood obesity, drug abuse, and smoking and teen pregnancy, according to a recent poll by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll of Children’s Health. The annual poll, released August 15, asked Hispanic, Black and White respondents to rank the importance of 23 health concerns for children in their own community. Different ethnicities indicated varying levels of concern for specific health issues. Overall, Blacks and Hispanics were more likely than Wwhites to rank children’s health issues ...
US Sues Illinois City For Housing Discrimination
August 05, 2011
The federal government has filed a housing discrimination lawsuit against the city of Joliet in Illinois. The lawsuit filed in Chicago claims Joliet hasn't offered an affordable housing plan to accommodate the mostly black residents who'd be displaced by the planned condemnation of the Evergreen Terrace housing complex. The Department of Justice lawsuit alleges that the city violated the Fair Housing Act and the Housing and Community Development Act by taking a series of actions, culminating in the taking through eminent domain ...
Poll: 1 in 5 African Youth Plan To Start A Business
June 30, 2011
Gallup surveys in 27 African countries and areas underscore the interest young people in the region have in entrepreneurship. A median of one in five Africans between the ages of 15 and 24 who are not already business owners say they plan to start their own business in the next 12 months, although they are less ...
Unique Program Helps Black Women Mange Diabetes
June 27, 2011
The University of Virginia Health System has received a $300,000 grant to study the “Call to Health” model, which uses text messages, stress reduction and other techniques to help African-American women manage type 2 diabetes. UVA was one of five organizations to receive two-year grants from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation ...
Freedom Riders Return To Mississippi Capital
May 25, 2011
50 years to the day after the first wave of Freedom Riders arrived at the Jackson terminal — a celebration was held for them in Mississippi's capital. ...
AG Holder Speaks At Asian Heritage Month Event
May 24, 2011
We pay tribute to the contributions – and sacrifices – made by generations who have done so much to enrich our nation’s history, and who will be essential to its future success. ...
Study: Why More Blacks Turn To Twitter
May 17, 2011
African Americans in general report more interest in celebrity and entertainment news and were found to be more likely than whites to start using Twitter. ...
Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty For Cross Burning
May 12, 2011
“The burning cross is an unmistakable symbol of bigotry and hate, and to use it to threaten a family with violence because the race of a child is intolerable." ...
Unemployment Climbs To 13.4% For Black Women
May 06, 2011
Data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics from two surveys show that the employment situation for women in April was mixed. ...
Black Sorority Reflects On Death Of Bin Laden
May 03, 2011
Member Sarah Clark was on the plane that crashed into the Pentagon on September 11 so the tragedy was both globally horrific and also “personal” to the Sorority. ...
Southern Poverty Law Center Marks 40th Anniversary Of Civil Rights
May 02, 2011
Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees speaks at the SPLC's 40th Anniversary Celebration at the Civil Rights Memorial Center Alabama. ...
Rental Homes Still Out Of Reach For Low Income Americans
May 04, 2011
At the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a household would have to work 102 hours each week to afford the national average FMR for a two-bedroom home. ...
Three Sentenced For LA Cross-Burning
April 29, 2011
Joshua and Jeremy Moro admitted that in October 2008, they and Danforth agreed to build, erect and burn a cross near the home of another cousin. ...
Newest "Madea" Installment Meets With Black Disapproval
April 27, 2011
And why is it that Black women are the only women who have a negative stereotype about themselves that translates into undesirability? ...
A New President, More Uncertainty for Haiti?
April 22, 2011
Mr. Martelly's ascension to the top job over the impoverished nation was unexpected and astonished most. ...
Black Legislators Head Up Fight Against AZ-Style Immigration Bills
April 20, 2011
As immigrant advocates battle hardline immigration bills in state capitols across the country, they’re receiving crucial support from caucuses of black legislators. ...
Education Report Reveals Disparities In Minority Opportunities
April 13, 2011
Even in schools where high-level courses are available, students of color too often cant take them because of decisions made earlier in their academic career. ...
Rapper Ludacris To Perform At MLB Civil Rights Game
March 28, 2011
"I'm a fan of baseball, and I am honored to be a part of MLB's family and tradition of being a pioneering organization for civil rights and social justice and equity." ...
Police Noose Found Near NY Schoolyard
March 24, 2011
Immigrant Families' Path Through Foreclosure
March 21, 2011
AG Perez: Schools Failing To Keep Students Safe
March 21, 2011
Native Amer Resistance Of 1800s Compared To "al Qaeda"
March 17, 2011
"It's intolerable that it the US would invoke and distort one of the darkest moments in American history to justify its failure." ...
Stereotypes Hinder Women Entrepreneurs
March 17, 2011
Obama Pays Homage To Eleanor Roosevelt
March 14, 2011
The former First Lady marched up to President Kennedy and handed him a three-page list of women who were qualified for top posts in his administration. ...
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