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Judge Reviewing Black Farmer Settlement
September 02, 2011
U.S. Federal District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington is reviewing the $1.25 billion settlement in a class action stemming from allegations the government discriminated against black farmers in loan processing. Friedman met for about eight hours with the plaintiffs' team, government lawyers and farmers, some of whom traveled ...
Study Reveals Pathway Of Kidney Failure In Blacks
August 26, 2011
An Emory University study released today found that Blacks are four times more likely to develop kidney failure than whites. The study found that a condition that occurs when the kidneys are damaged and spill protein into the urine contributes to this increased risk. Investigators analyzed information from 27,911 ...
U.S. To Begin Case-By-Case Review On Deportation
August 19, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responded Thursday to the April 13 letter by 22 Democratic Senators that asked the President to use his executive authority to grant relief from deportation and deferred action to DREAM Act eligible youth. In the letter, DHS announced that it will provide field guidance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) ...
Stigma Prevents HIV Testing By Black MDs
August 01, 2011
Social stigma is the largest barrier to routine HIV testing by African-American frontline care physicians, according to a new National Medical Association survey. Despite the belief by most physicians surveyed (93 percent) that HIV is either very serious or a crisis in the African-American community, findings suggested that ...
Call For Outside Council In Black Lawmaker's Ethics Review
July 20, 2011
After details surrounding the ethics investigation of black California Congresswoman Maxine Waters leaked earlier this week, her lawyer is calling for a swift end to the case. Politico’s coverage of now-disclosed House Ethics ...
Study: Tomatoes May Prevent Prostate Cancer In Blacks
July 14, 2011
According to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, lycopene, a red pigment that gives tomatoes and certain other fruits and vegetables their color, could help prevent prostate cancer, especially in black men. Lycopene is a potent antioxidant, and some studies have shown that diets rich in tomatoes ...
Black Colleges Major Part Of Reviving US Education
July 13, 2011
If the United States is going to regain its global leadership position in higher education, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will need to play a major role, says a White House official on education. A local news report says, just how the nation's predominately Black institutions ...
Report Reveal Effects Of Increasing Asian Population On Higher Education
June 27, 2011
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) today released, in partnership with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, precursory findings from its forthcoming research report ...
Cervical Cancer--A Preventable Tragedy For Latinas
June 03, 2011
As part of a national campaign, the California Medical Association Foundation is raising awareness about cervical cancer and vaccinations that can prevent the disease. ...
Book Reveals "Other Side" Of W.E.B. Dubois
June 01, 2011
This new book promises readers a reinterpretation of the man who pioneered the idea of the "color-line" dividing Black and white America. ...
New Marketplace To Revitalize, Stabilize Fragile Haitian Community
May 31, 2011
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, partnered with CHF International and the local community to build the market. ...
Civil Rights Groups Urge Reversal Of Prison Censorship Decision
May 27, 2011
“TDCJ’s censorship of these books is a transparent attempt to suppress speech that is critical of the government." ...
HUD Awards $153M To Revitalize Distressed Public Housing
May 23, 2011
The eight housing authorities announced today were selected among 36 public housing authorities that applied for FY 2010 HOPE VI Revitalization funding. ...
Stigmas Prevent Asian's From Seeking HIV Info
May 18, 2011
The disease continues to rise unchecked among Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs), especially among API women, observed Dr. Hyeouk Chris Hahm. ...
For-Profit College Aid Rules Sent For White House Review
May 04, 2011
"The regulation will shut out the very students who have the most to gain from Title IV student aid – minorities and nontraditional students." ...
MLB Revises Delta Civil Rights Game Schedule
May 02, 2011
Major League Baseball and the Atlanta Braves have announced a revised schedule of events surrounding the fifth annual Civil Rights Game. ...
Black Churches Teach Kids About Safe Sex, Disease Prevention
April 28, 2011
Such open discussion about sexual health in the African-American church where Scott learned this information would have been unthinkable even a few years ago. ...
Black Pastors Unite To Revive Marriage And Fatherhood
April 26, 2011
Recalling the African-American church's central role in the civil rights movement, the leaders of this Call to Action recognize the power the church can have. ...
Donald Trump Revives Birther Issue
April 22, 2011
Trump pounded on the issue and the media took the bait. Then the mogul slyly backed off for a moment and talked about the familiar. ...
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. ...
Nat'l Housing Discrimination Prevention Campaign Launched
April 11, 2011
HUD will initiate a national media campaign and a series of community discussions on topics ranging from rental practices to mortgage lending. ...
Six Cities Present Plans To Reduce And Prevent Youth Violence
April 06, 2011
Our children are counting on us. Our communities are counting on us. And we cannot – and will not – let them down. ...
Report Reveals Startling Findings About Diversity In US
April 06, 2011
*Not everyone with the same racial background or physical appearance, even in the same family, identifies --or is identified--in the same way." ...
Analysis Reveals: How Many Hispanics?
March 31, 2011
The number of Hispanics counted in the 2010 Census was nearly 1 million more than expected, based on the most recent Census Bureau population estimates. ...
New Census #'s Reveal America's Diversity
March 25, 2011
Negative Effects Of No Child Left Behind Revealed
March 17, 2011
Urban TV Consumer Report Reveals Surprising #'s
March 11, 2011
Cornell Revamps Minority Ed Office
March 08, 2011
Rights Groups Oppose GOPs Attempts To Eliminate Foreclosure-Prevention Aid
March 04, 2011
It is in the nation's interest to prevent foreclosures. Everyone benefits when we can help families stay in their homes. ...
Census #'s Reveal Hispanics Propelling Growth
March 01, 2011
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