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CO Gov Faces Criticism Over Voting Bill
March 09, 2011
American Indian Museum Facing Criticism For Historical Inaccuracies
December 16, 2010
It is not surprising that a group of Native American scholars and activists is gearing up for an effort to rewrite and clarify their history. ...
Exclusion Draws Criticism Over Haiti Elections
October 15, 2010
Candidate’s Anti-Gay Speech Draws Criticism
October 12, 2010
Blacks Question Criticism Of Beck
August 27, 2010
FBI Responds To Cold Case Initiative Criticism
August 16, 2010
Utility Giants Face Criticism On Minority Contracts
June 22, 2010
DADT Study Draws Criticism From Gay Community
June 10, 2010
A group representing more than 250 gay and lesbian active-duty soldiers has issued a letter criticizing the months-long process the Pentagon is undertaking to examine the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy and allow homosexuals to openly serve in the military. The letter, sent Monday to Defense Secretary Robert ...
Stossel Not Backing Down From Criticism Of Civil Rights Act
June 03, 2010
We've previously noted that Fox Business host John Stossel called for the repeal of the public accommodations section of the Civil Rights Act "because private business ought to get to discriminate" in a Fox News appearance, then defended his claim in FoxBusiness.com blog ...
Black Leaders React To Census Criticism
May 06, 2010
Gathering Of Nations Pow Wow Draws People
April 23, 2010
Stinging Criticism For CPS Board
February 24, 2010
The protesters, who had been chanting "No Justice, No Peace" and other slogans throughout the meeting, broke into song, singing "Lift Every Voice and Sing," also known as the Black national anthem, before walking out. ...
Obama Rejects Congressional Black
December 04, 2009
Lutheran Assembly Action Draws Sharp Criticism & Praise from Advocacy Groups
August 20, 2009
FPI/CWF Report Debunks Criticisms of Progressive Income Tax Reform
March 24, 2009
Sharpton Aide To Black Journalists: Get On Board
September 06, 2011
Tamika Mallory, executive director of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, has some words of warning for Black reporters. In a column for NewsOne.com titled, “Time For Black Journalists To Stop Criticizing Rev. Sharpton,” Mallory addresses her open letter style column “to all the Black journalists out there.” "Whenever I hear people question Reverend Sharpton’s new show, ‘Politics Nation’ on MSNBC, I find myself thinking ...
BLACK PRO-LIFERS OUTRAGED
August 29, 2011
A new report issued by the Black pro-life group Life Dynamics claims that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry in the United States target Black and Hispanic Americans by placing abortion facilities in communities with high minority populations. The report, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” the group claims validates the claims pro-life advocates have made for years showing that abortion advocates have purposefully placed abortion centers in urban areas with high percentages of black and Hispanic residents. Mark Crutcher and Carole Novielli ...
BLACK POLITICAL UNREST
August 18, 2011
Two Black members of Congress, one Democrat and the other Republican, are voicing concern today about circumstances facing the nation. Black California Congresswoman Maxine Waters has some advice for President Obama about blacks in America, "Pay more attention to us." Speaking at a job fair in Atlanta today, Waters said unhappiness is growing in the Black community with the nation’s first Black president. ...
Not Enough Black Police Recruits, Says NAACP
August 16, 2011
The New Jersey State police department has come under criticism from the state chapter of the NAACP for not having enough black cadets in this year's recruit class. The first class of recruits in two years reports for training today ...
Black Women Historians Speak Out Against 'The Help'
August 15, 2011
The Association of Black Women Historians released a statement today urging fans of both the best-selling novel and the new movie The Help to reconsider the popular tale of African American maids in 1960s Jackson, Miss., who risk sharing their experiences with a young white journalist. The open statement to "fans of The Help" says the book and the movie "distorts, ignores, and trivializes ...
Racial Profiling Concerns At Newark Airport
August 05, 2011
An internal TSA report finding that Hispanic passengers were racially profiled at Newark Liberty International Airport has revived concerns that security screeners may have engaged in racial profiling at airports nationwide, according to local sources. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security ...
Black Vote In Danger For Obama?
August 03, 2011
In quick succession, two brightly lit danger signs burst on President Obama’s reelection road. The first was the recent Washington Post/ABC poll showing that nearly as many African-Americans say they are displeased with Obama’s performance as those who approve. The prime reason for the discontent is jobs ...
NAACP Calls For End To Drug War
August 01, 2011
The NAACP has passed an historic resolution calling to an end the war on drugs with a majority vote at its annual convention in Los Angeles. The resolution outlines key details of the war on drugs, which the organization notes are crucial failings; the U.S. spends $40 billion annually on the war, and low-level drug offenders ...
Black Conservatives Blast Democratic Official
July 21, 2011
The black conservative group, Project 21, today is criticizing white Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is head of the Democratic National Committee. The group says Wasserman Schultz unaccountably targeted a black colleague, Republican congressman Allen West ...
Bachmann Says Thumbs Down On Black Farmer Settlement
July 19, 2011
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is criticizing the multibillion dollar Pigford settlement paid to black farmers as "wasteful government spending." Bachmann made the comments during a news conference with Republican Steve King of Iowa after touring flooded area along the Missouri River. When asked about whether farmers affected by the flooding also should be worried by proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture cuts, the two responded by criticizing the ...
Obama Meets Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges
July 18, 2011
When Ruby Bridges visited the Oval Office President Obama told her, "I think it's fair to say that if it wasn't for you guys, I wouldn't be here today." November 14, 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of six-year-old Ruby's history-changing walk to the William Franz Public School in New Orleans as part of court-ordered ...
Obama Borrows Iconic Civil Rights-era Painting
July 12, 2011
Decades after Ruby Bridges made history walking into a desegregated New Orleans elementary school, the nation's first black president has chosen to honor her courage and that moment in time by hanging the painting outside of the Oval Office. The Norman Rockwell Museum announced the loan of Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting ...
Stunning Admissions In Katrina Shootings Case
June 29, 2011
Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans police officers allegedly fired on two black families on the Danziger Bridge. Two people died. Now the officers are on trial in a case that exposes widespread corruption in the city's justice ...
ICE Immigration Changes Hailed
June 28, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued new written policies directing Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) officers, agents, and attorneys to use prosecutorial discretion to implement its priorities for immigration enforcement as well as reforms to the Secure Communities program. Christopher Micheal spoke ...
Redistricting Reform Threatens Minority Voice
June 27, 2011
Few ordinary Californians have been more intensely interested in the state’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission than Berkeley-based Tea Party activist David Salaverry. Back in March, he realized that the fledgling panel, with its 14 citizen ...
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