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Asian American Stars Unite in Fight Against Hep B

October 01, 2009



HUD TO LAUNCH FAIR LENDING EDUCATION PROGRAM

October 01, 2009

“In order to combat discriminatory lending and fraud, community advocates must be armed with education, training, and strategies to help the public,” said John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing


Marrow Donor Registration Drive Needs Diverse Cultures

October 01, 2009

Nearly 70 percent of patients needing a marrow transplant do not have a matching donor in their family, leaving minorities particularly vulnerable to finding a donor who can provide a perfect match of common tissue types


National Coalition Outlines Campaign to Ensure Full Count of U.S. Latinos

October 01, 2009

Latino and Labor Groups Join Elected Officials, Faith Leaders and Spanish-language Media to Reach 2nd Largest U.S. Population Group via National Airwaves, Community, Labor and Faith Field Effort


Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians are an integral part of Maine's economy and tax base

October 01, 2009

As the state's population ages, immigrants and their children will play a key role in shaping the economic and political landscape of the Pine Tree State.


Benchmark Study Finds Women- and Minority-Owned Law Firms Holding Steady Despite Recession

October 01, 2009

The study by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Inc. (MCCA) shows that law firms owned by women and minorities are holding their own, with many reporting good earnings and plans to hire more attorneys.


Student achievement gaps for minority and low-income students have narrowed

October 01, 2009

The report describes overall achievement trends and gap trends among African American, Latino, and Native American students and their white and Asian counterparts, and


New Online Tools, Videos for National Coming Out Day

October 01, 2009

Centered on the theme “Conversations from the Heart,” the campaign features videos of LGBT individuals and supportive people in their lives as well as a new Facebook application that allows users to


High court to hear Michigan case about juries

October 01, 2009

Last year, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati threw out the conviction of Diapolis Smith, 41, agreeing with his lawyer that the jury system in Kent County for his 1993 trial systematically excluded minorities.


FBI confirms civil rights probe of Burbank police

October 01, 2009



American Federation of Teachers, On Exploitation of Filipino Teachers in Louisiana

October 01, 2009



No Child Left Behind Regulations Don't Go Far Enough, Says La Raza

October 01, 2009



ACLU Report Finds Continuing And Pervasive Voting Rights Violations In Indian Country

October 01, 2009



United States and Four Latin American Countries Partner to Battle Cancer

October 01, 2009



GLAAD Study Reveals Slow But Steady Increase in Number of Gay Characters for '09-'10 TV Season

October 01, 2009



Study shows black and Hispanic households experience higher rates of hunger

October 01, 2009



Settlement Ensures Equal Lending Services to African-Americans

October 01, 2009



American Indians focus of new Utah curriculum

October 01, 2009



Data shows recession's principal victims: children, minorities and those who weren't born in US

October 01, 2009



'Race is still an issue in Delaware County,' says Mark Butler, a representative of the NAACP

October 01, 2009



GLAAD Announces Free Media Training During the National Equality March

October 01, 2009



Boston Census Officials Enlist Ethnic Media in Count

October 01, 2009



Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches STEM Website For Students at Black Colleges

October 01, 2009



Minority AIDS Council Applauds the Extension of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Act

October 01, 2009



The Truth About Costly Verification Measures, Unauthorized Immigrants and Health Care

October 01, 2009



Economic Disparities for Minorities Sharpen
in Recession

October 01, 2009



NEW CIVIL RIGHTS ERA AT USDA CONTINUES

October 01, 2009



Wisconsin DA: Minorities disproportionately convicted of drug offenses

October 01, 2009



Civil-rights history comes alive for local students

October 01, 2009



Racial Segregation Fuels Early Black-White Achievement Gap, Data Suggest

October 01, 2009



Immigration activist company forced to layoff 1,600 illegal employees

October 02, 2009



DC councilman to introduce gay marriage bill

October 02, 2009



Decision on University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux nickname postponed

October 02, 2009



Calif. attorney general launches ACORN probe

October 02, 2009



Study: Socioeconomic Desegregation Alone is Not Effective in Improving Classroom Performance

October 02, 2009



Detroit Branch NAACP to Unveil Freedom Walk

October 02, 2009



First Mexican-American sworn in to newest court in Tarrant County, Texas

October 02, 2009



Diet Rich in Vegetables Reduces Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women

October 02, 2009



Major National Organizations Mobilize Communities of Color for Final Push on Health Care Reform

October 02, 2009



AZ. Congressman to Deliver Closing Address for Hispanic Heritage Month at Library of Congress

October 02, 2009



Ethnic Physicians Laud Switch to Digital Records

October 02, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

October 02, 2009

Thurgood Marshall sworn in
October 2, 1967


Latin King "Corona" in Chicago indicted on federal charges

October 02, 2009

A Chicago man alleged to be a “Corona” of the Latin Kings, making him the highest-ranking leader outside of prison and responsible for overseeing the illegal activities of all factions of the powerful Chicago street


Carter reconsiders his accusation of racism

October 02, 2009

“I said those that had a personal attack on President Obama as a person, that was tinged with racism. But I recognize that people that disagree with him on health care or the environment, that the vast majority of those are not tinged with racism.”


MATTEL'S NEW BLACK BARBIE OFFENSIVE TO SOME: Some African American girls say the dolls' hip hop accessories go too far.

October 02, 2009

*Mattel's new and improved black Barbie line, introduced this week, is being criticized by some African American girls as going too far with its associated hip hop accessories


Top Texas County Law Enforcement Official Accused Of Illegally Seizing Cash From Minority Motorists

October 02, 2009

Russell is accused of participating in a scheme in which authorities pull over mostly African-American motorists driving along a state highway in Tenaha, TX without cause, ask if they are carrying cash and, if so,


Stay-at-Home Moms are More Likely To be Younger, Hispanic and Foreign-Born Census Report Shows

October 02, 2009

More than one-quarter (27 percent) of stay-at-home mothers were Hispanic, compared with 16 percent of the other mothers. Stay-at-home mothers were less likely than mothers in the labor force to be non-Hispanic white (60 percent of stay-at-home moms compared with 69 percent in the labor force) or black (4 percent compared with 9 percent).


South Florida Diversity Alliance to host Diversity Summit

October 02, 2009

The summit, titled “Multiple Identities: A Nation of Cowards,” will feature Dr. Phillip J. Bowman as the keynote speaker. Bowman, the founding director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity at the


Dept. of Justice Reaches Settlement in Ala. Housing Discrimination Case

October 02, 2009

The DOJ reached a settlement agreement to resolve allegations that First United Security Bank, violated the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act through lending practices affecting African-American borrowers


Pentagon Publication on Gay Troops Reveals Shifting Military Views

October 02, 2009

The report calls for the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. The article, entitled, "The Efficacy of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'" was written by Col. Om


Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Auto Lending Discrimination in Los Angeles

October 02, 2009



The Latino Coalition Urges Caution on Petition to Regulate Interchange Fees

October 02, 2009

As one of the nation’s leading Hispanic small business advocates, The Latino Coalition is concerned with a recent attempt by some corporations to pass industry costs on to consumers. Specifically, these corporate


Stand for Marriage Maine Issues Statement About Opposition to Question 1

October 02, 2009



Spanish Language Radiothon 'Promesa y Esperanza' to Take Place October 8-9, 2009

October 02, 2009



Notre Dame Moreau Fellowship Program to bolster study of diversity

October 02, 2009



Minorities More Likely To Be Denied Refinancing

October 02, 2009



ACLU Report Finds Continuing And Pervasive Voting Rights Violations In Indian Country

October 02, 2009



Alaska civil rights film premieres in D.C.

October 02, 2009



South Carolina NAACP Conference reflects broad Civil Rights agenda

October 02, 2009



Minorities cutting gap on Indiana state test, study says

October 02, 2009



Minority and Women Owned Law Firm Conference to Convene In Chicago on October 5-7, 2009

October 02, 2009



BlackAtlas.com Connects African-American Travelers Through Online Community

October 05, 2009

"I love to experience new cities, new food and meet new people. I love the thrill of discovering black culture everywhere, and so many African Americans feel the same way I do," said Nelson George. "I want


Even tougher for minorities to get mortgages

October 05, 2009

The housing collapse has made it even tougher for blacks and Hispanics to get mortgages, according to a new government report


$3.2 mill awarded by Dept. of Health and Human Services for AIDS/HIV prevention in minority youth

October 05, 2009

Abt Associates and its partner, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), will provide technical assistance to historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, tribal


Coaching for more
than wins

October 05, 2009

"You can be the president of the United States now," said Floyd Keith, the executive director of the Black Coaches and Administrators. "But if you want to be a black college football coach, it's still very, very tough."


Texas judge declares state marriage law, state DOMA unconstitutional to hear same-sex 'marriage’ suit

October 05, 2009

A Dallas judge ruled on Thursday to hear a “divorce" lawsuit between two men whose


Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan attend Chicago teen's funeral

October 05, 2009

Farrakhan on Saturday said he was bothered to hear a father say on a TV report that young people were not salvageable. "I believe all of us can be saved,"


Hispanic US senator calls for immigration expansion

October 05, 2009



American Jewish Committee Decries Injection of Racial Motifs Into Memphis Congressional Race

October 05, 2009



NAACP Investigates Cracker Barrel's Role in Hate-Crime Beating

October 05, 2009

"Cracker Barrel has a proven history of racial intolerance, and this recent incident might very well be an outgrowth of that corporate culture," said Georgia NAACP President Edward DuBose.


Historical markers to tell stories of American Indian tragedies in Virginia

October 05, 2009



Black firefighters call process flawed, corrupt

October 05, 2009

City officials contend they are bound by a voter-mandated process, and that the low number of black firefighters stems from a lack of minority interest in the fire


GOP Minority Candidates Ready for 2010 Races

October 05, 2009



Minority-owned companies rising in WA. Tri-Cities

October 05, 2009



Disbanded commission on civil rights should explain its inaction

October 05, 2009



Black voices quiet

October 05, 2009



GOP recruits minorities for longshot races

October 05, 2009



Shooting by Police Ignites Racial Tensions in
Illinois Town

October 05, 2009



National Education Association defends education "czar" who failed to report student-adult homosexual incident

October 05, 2009

"One example of poor judgment should not tarnish 20 years of dedication to America’s students. He has obviously learned from this experience and has dedicated himself to addressing changing school"


ECONOMIC RECOVERY STILL BEYOND REACH FOR MINORITY WORKERS

October 05, 2009



Teaching minorities about smart farming

October 05, 2009



Survey Shows Recession's Impact on Minority
Law Associates

October 05, 2009



Minority students' graduation rates slide

October 05, 2009



Tribal Courts To Take Over Eagle-religion Case

October 05, 2009



Airport fight pits black community against black mayor over injustice

October 05, 2009



La Raza commends Congressional Hispanic Caucus for Calling an end to 287(g) Agreements

October 05, 2009



NATIVE PEOPLES TO GATHER IN MINNESOTA

October 05, 2009



Poll: N.J. Governor's Race -- Is There A Hidden Minority Vote, Or Not?

October 05, 2009



13th Annual Human Rights Campaign Dinner to Honor Judy and Dennis Shepard

October 05, 2009



The Writing On The Wall: Immigration Reform
Is Unavoidable

October 05, 2009



Upcoming National HIV/AIDS Community Discussions Locations and Dates Announced

October 05, 2009



The Olympics - Yet Another Victim of America's Broken Immigration System

October 05, 2009



President Barack Obama to Deliver Keynote Address at the 13th Annual Human Rights Campaign Dinner

October 06, 2009

U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy will also present first Edward M. Kennedy National Leadership Award to Judy and Dennis Shepard


Prostate cancer screenings save Black men's lives

October 06, 2009

When Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1991 at age 58, it was a public wake up call for African-American men to learn more about the disease and be tested.


John Liu wins Democratic runoff for New York City comptroller

October 06, 2009

“YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!” Those are the first words in John Liu’s speech as he won the Democratic runoff this Tuesday to be the first Asian American to become the Democratic nominee for Comptroller of New York City.


34th annual American Indian Film Festival recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month

October 06, 2009

Since 1975, the American Indian Film Festival has displayed over 2000 films providing inspiration and support for Native film projects. The Festival encourages Native/non-Native filmmakers to bring to


Commission To Address Root Causes of Running Away and Homelessness Among Gay Youth

October 06, 2009

“New York City may be one of the most tolerant places on earth, but LGBTQ youth still face daily discrimination that forces many of them to leave home and sometimes make risky decisions,” said Mayor Bloomberg.


Ponzi Scheme Targeted African-American Churches

October 06, 2009



Plans for a radio station for African-American community in Pittsburgh

October 06, 2009



Latinos Urge Swift Passage of Health Care Reform

October 06, 2009



Report: Lack of Legal Help, one of many reasons for the foreclosure crisis in U.S.

October 06, 2009



US Immigration Detention Reforms Announced

October 06, 2009



Minorities Support Reform Ad Campaign

October 06, 2009

Analysts suggest that health reform legislation may do little to help Hispanics -- many of whom could remain uninsured due to immigration restrictions and costs -- as well as other immigrants. Meanwhile, African-


Study: 18 Million Children Need Â- But DonÂ't Have Â- Afterschool Programs

October 06, 2009

While African American and Hispanic children are more likely than others to be in afterschool programs, millions are unsupervised each afternoon and the unmet need is tremendous. One in four African


Regional Minority Health Conference Showcases Solutions to Eliminating Health Disparities

October 06, 2009



Religious Institute Announces Online Guide to Promote Gay Inclusion in Faith Communities

October 06, 2009



ETHNIC AMERICANS SUPPORT FEDERAL STIMULUS SPENDING

October 06, 2009

Poll Finds Americans Are Not Well Informed about Economic Impact on their Communities.
Most Americans question current impact of package.


Civil Rights Group launching bus ads for
census count

October 06, 2009



National Womens Law Center Applauds Confirmation of Thomas Perez

October 06, 2009



Blacks’ fight for tenure roils Emerson College

October 06, 2009



Federal hate crime probe eyes Long Island,
NY Police

October 06, 2009



Study Highlights Differences in Work Attitudes Between Whites and Minorities

October 06, 2009



A Pattern of Tragedy

October 06, 2009



Midwest BankCentre lending practices under fire

October 06, 2009

The St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance said in its Sept. 28 letter that the bank appears to treat borrowers differently according to race.


More Employers Setting Policies to Protect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Workers

October 06, 2009



Developments in 287(g) Enforcement Program Add Urgency to Immigration Reform Fight

October 06, 2009



National Equality March: Stand Strong
This Weekend

October 06, 2009



NYC conference on Race, Criminal Records and Employment, Oct. 9 at Cornell

October 06, 2009



Cincinnati Minority Business Exchange On Tap

October 06, 2009



Shelby Knox to Speak at Texas Tech's homeComing out week festivities

October 06, 2009



First Woman Cherokee Chief honored at conference for diversity and aging

October 06, 2009



Ethnic Background May Be Associated with Diabetes Risk

October 06, 2009



Breast Reconstruction Varies by Race According
to Researchers

October 06, 2009



Obama nominates minorities to appeals court seats

October 07, 2009

Justice O. Rogeriee Thompson became the first African-American woman nominated to the Rhode Island District Court


Entertainment Group Refuses to Cancel Concert of Controversial Reggae Singer

October 07, 2009

"Faggots. . . have to die" Sings Buju Banton, Who Has Had Concerts Around the Country Canceled


Swine Flu May Levy Higher Toll On Minorities

October 07, 2009

report showed that 12 of the first 36 deaths of U.S. children related to H1N1 were among Hispanics. Hispanics and blacks made up half of all children's deaths due to the new flu strain between April and August.


Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni
marks 25 years

October 07, 2009

This year black alumni will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni with a dinner featuring guest speaker Bishop Joseph Warren Walker III,


Pew Hispanic Center: Changing Latino Pathways to Adulthood

October 07, 2009

Latino youths (ages 16 to 25) are more likely to be in school or in the workforce now than their counterparts had been in 1970. Yet significant gaps remain, not only between the educational attainment of Latino and


African American Empowerment Weekend Event Highlights

October 07, 2009

“AAEW is excited about this year’s schedule of events,” says AAEW Executive Director, Theresa Royal. “ This year’s awardees and special guests are among Metro DC’s most accomplished small business


George Mason U to hold black studies confrence

October 07, 2009

"African Identities in the Age of Obama" takes place this weekend at the university


New Immigration Detention Reform Initiatives Announced

October 07, 2009

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Assistant Secretary John Morton today announced new initiatives as part of the


Census Mulls How to Fix Undercount

October 07, 2009

African American and Latino populations are traditionally undercounted. Census officials and advocacy groups are trying to figure out ways to fix that. But many community members are not sure that they are all on the same page.


Small Business Administration reaches out to Hispanic community

October 07, 2009



U.S. Census Bureau Director Launches 'Indian Country Counts' 2010 Census Campaign

October 07, 2009



30 years after gay march, activists head to DC

October 07, 2009



Institutional Racism Ignored; More feelings than facts in coverage of inequality

October 07, 2009



ACLU: ICE Should Terminate Maricopa County Controversial Immigration Agreement

October 07, 2009



Critics: Hispanics exploited in Omaha
meatpacking jobs

October 07, 2009



Ex-Miami Mayor Enters Senate Race,
Targets Hispanics

October 07, 2009



Coffee Chain Settles Discrimination Suit

October 07, 2009



USDA announces funding to black colleges promoting jobs and business growth

October 07, 2009



Immigration Officials Weigh Detention Procedures

October 07, 2009



Calif. city settles officers' discrimination claims

October 07, 2009



Florida Civil Rights Group Calls for Federal Investigation Over Allegations of Racial Exclusion

October 07, 2009



Group seeks venture capital to revive
Ebony/Jet Mags

October 07, 2009



Winner of the 2009 Morris Dees Justice
Award Announced

October 07, 2009



Black Journalists' Group To Monitor Don Imus' Return to Air

October 07, 2009



Texas school MBA program ranked fifth nationally for minority students

October 07, 2009



DIVERSITY EFFORTS THREATENED BY CUTBACKS IN FIELD OF LAW

October 07, 2009



Public Relations Firm to Host Presentation on Maximizing Multicultural Initiatives

October 07, 2009



Groundbreaking Poll Shows Internet & New Media Usage Vital for Engaging Latinas

October 07, 2009



Greater Philadelphia Chamber expands minority business initiatives

October 07, 2009



National Civil Rights Museum Renovations Underway

October 07, 2009



Leaders Address Chicago Black Youth Violence

October 07, 2009



Hispanic MBA convention begins in Minneapolis

October 08, 2009



Government Terminates "No Match" Rule Harmful To Legal Workers

October 08, 2009



Bucknell University diversity programs focus on mentoring, expanding viewpoints

October 08, 2009



Minority Groups Raise Voices on Reform

October 08, 2009



Senate approves apology to American Indians

October 08, 2009



Audit finds NYC Small Business Services Ignoring Minority & Women Business Program

October 08, 2009



Black Radio host seeks pardon for executed
SC ancestors

October 08, 2009



Oregon White Supremacist Indicted for Threatening Ohio Civil Rights Leader by Mailing a Noose

October 08, 2009

Daniel Lee Jones, of Portland, Ore., has been indicted and arrested for allegedly mailing a hangman’s noose to the Lima, Ohio, chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Justice Department announced today.


Early Mammograms Can Help Improve Breast Cancer Survival Rate For Black Women

October 08, 2009

"What I urge black women to do is to get annual mammograms,'' Stanford says, "The sooner the better. The baseline age should be 35 [Some medical


Committee On The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination Finds Progress Lacking And Calls For Legislation

October 08, 2009

U.N. Human Rights Body Issues Decisive Observations On Racial Discrimination In U.S.


The 2009 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS Show to Premiere on Nov 29

October 08, 2009

Brings Back Love, Peace and Soul in a Two-Hour SOUL TRAIN Music Special Celebrating Music's Icons


Data show relatively few complaints based on sexual orientation and gender identity

October 08, 2009

GAO reviewed these state statutes and provided information on their characteristics, coverage and exclusions. GAO also reported the number of administrative employment discrimination complaints


Black and Native-American community college students twice as likely to lack access to federal student loans

October 08, 2009

Nearly one in 10 community college students in the U.S. cannot get a federal student loan – the safest, most affordable way to borrow for college – because their schools choose not to participate in the federal loan programs.


$5 Mill Multi-School Program Aimed at Doubling Minority Students in STEM Fields Announced

October 08, 2009



UNEQUAL ACCESS: HISPANIC CHILDREN RARELY GET TOP-NOTCH CARE FOR BRAIN TUMORS

October 08, 2009



Republicans Seek Diversity Through Recruitment

October 08, 2009



Atlanta's black women voters in play

October 08, 2009



Va State gets grant to improve minority education

October 08, 2009



America's Minority Health Network Airs New Healthcare Segments

October 08, 2009



A Fatal Cultural Gap: Depression Among Minorities

October 08, 2009



Commemorative sidewalk will be used to honor moment in civil-rights history

October 08, 2009



Obama to appoint openly gay U.S. ambassador

October 08, 2009



Free Public Forum on Race and Health in America from City of Phoenix

October 08, 2009



Consortium clarifies programs for
minority businesses

October 08, 2009



Minority enrollment on the rise in VA schools

October 08, 2009



PROGRAM TARGETS DISADVANTAGED YOUTH FOR CAREERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

October 08, 2009

The program also addresses challenges faced by inner-city students who are confronted with issues of violence, gangs and academic issues.


Arizona Senators split on Obama’s civil rights pick

October 08, 2009



Letter questions process used to select single black candidate in Chicago board race

October 08, 2009



Harvey Milk to be honored at UAlbany tomorrow

October 08, 2009

Family, friends and classmates will gather October 9th to pay tribute posthumously to Presidential Medal of Freedom Award winner and human rights icon Harvey Milk, a 1951 graduate of the University at Albany.


Secretary Gates Urged to Establish "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" Repeal Timeline

October 08, 2009



Some Black players won't play for Rush Limbaugh if he buys Rams

October 09, 2009



Judy and Dennis Shepard to Receive 1st Edward M. Kennedy National Leadership Award

October 09, 2009



Scholarship Program Aims To Keep Hispanic Students In School

October 09, 2009



Logo 'Goes Dark' in Support of 'National Equality March 2009' in Washington, D.C.

October 09, 2009



Black Caucus backs Rangel in Pelosi letter

October 09, 2009



Major National Groups Join Forces to Mobilize Communities of Color for Final Push on Reform

October 09, 2009



Hate Crimes Protections Closer to President’s Desk than Ever

October 09, 2009



Black Journalists Group Kicks Off Lifetime Membership Campaign

October 09, 2009



Texas Supreme Court Gets First Latina Judge

October 09, 2009



States Narrow Minority Achievement Gaps, Though Some Gaps Remain Large

October 09, 2009



Boston U lands $9M for ongoing health study for African American Women

October 09, 2009



Navy to honor civil rights martyr Medgar Evers

October 09, 2009



Boy Scouts launch campaign to attract Hispanics

October 09, 2009



Latinas Feeling Uncertain About Healthcare Debate

October 09, 2009



LA Immigration Detention Changes Urged

October 09, 2009



Minority businesses in Carolinas seek
greater parity

October 09, 2009



LA RAZA PRESIDENT NAMED ONE OF "WASHINGTONIAN'S 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN"

October 09, 2009



US education chief appeals for great new teachers

October 09, 2009

"It is especially troubling," he added, "that less than 2 percent of our nation's teachers are African-American males."


FBI Civil-Rights Era Cold Case Crimes Database Updated

October 09, 2009

These cases are being reexamined as a result of the Civil Rights-era Cold Case Initiative, a joint effort with federal, state and local law enforcement partners, as well as community leaders and civic organizations. A partial listing of these cold cases is presented below


Obama Peace Prize win has some Americans
asking why?

October 09, 2009

President Obama wins the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Nobel committee calls 'his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,'


Athletic conference elects first African-American female president

October 09, 2009

Barnes was unanimously voted in during Tuesday’s general session after being nominated by Dillard Faculty Athletic Representative Dr.


Air Force Academy Censors Professor for Discussing Gays in the Military

October 09, 2009

a Lieutenant Colonel who taught at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, was punished and barred from teaching after she invited three Academy alumni to campus to discuss sexual minorities in the military


Pew Research Poll: Most Still Oppose Same-
Sex Marriage

October 09, 2009



Obama Urged to Address "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Repeal Urgency

October 09, 2009



New Study Reveals Significant Challenges Hispanic Americans Face in Preparing for Retirement

October 09, 2009

The report concludes that Hispanic Americans need to consider multiple retirement vehicles to supplement Social Security and to bridge the gap in access to employer plans. Options such as lifetime annuities can minimize financial risks and provide the means to both build retirement savings and secure guaranteed income that will last as long as they live.


Project embraces African art to reinforce health & wellness in NY hospitals

October 09, 2009



Black Caucus Partners to Increase Minority Business Ownership

October 09, 2009



Police stop more than 1 million people on street, most are Black or Hispanic

October 09, 2009

“What are you doing here?” one asked, as they rifled through his backpack and then his pockets. The black teenager stood there, quiet and nervous, and waited.


A "bleak" picture for Black Male Dropouts; 1 in 4 are incarcerated

October 09, 2009



NY Court to Hear Argument Challenging Recognition of Out-of-State Marriages of Gay Couples

October 09, 2009

The New York Court of Appeals will hear arguments in two cases regarding state and county recognition of out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples. The cases are Lewis v. New York State Department of Civil


Hispanic Farmers Fight To Sue USDA

October 12, 2009

In Texas and across the Southwest, Hispanic farmers have been fighting the Agriculture Department for close to a decade. The farmers say the department's Farm Services Agency discriminated against them


Asian Health Services in L.A. Holds Yoga-thon to raise much needed funds

October 12, 2009

One area of AHS's multifaceted medical care that's been particularly hard hit is its prevention and educational outreach program to lower income Asian and Asian Americans who may have HIV and AIDS. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/wwong/detail??blogid=156&entry_id=49290#ixzz0Tk1d4lQT


Supreme Court To Consider Legal Immigrant’s Right to Know Guilty Plea Will Lead to Deportation

October 12, 2009

Jose Padilla, a longtime legal permanent resident from Honduras, pleaded guilty in 2002 to two marijuana possession misdemeanors and one marijuana trafficking felony after his lawyer erroneously advised


Hispanic students celebrate diverse heritage, "Latinos aren't just a race"

October 12, 2009

Sixty-four percent of Hispanics in the U.S. came from a Mexican background in 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The remainder were of other unidentified Latino origin - a fact Hispanic students think others should keep in mind.


Secretary of Education Duncan to Address Hispanic Media & Stakeholders

October 12, 2009

The Secretary will talk about the Department’s work on higher education and early childhood programs and initiatives and the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act [No Child Left Behind]; as well as the status and opportunities of the historic recovery and reinvestment funds [ARRA] and on the latest developments of the White House Initiative on the Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.


Limited English Speaking Patients Closer to Being Guaranteed Quality, Equitable Healthcare

October 12, 2009

Patients in the United States with limited English proficiency (LEP) continue to face language barriers that threaten their health and undermine their well-being. But today they are one step closer to quality, equitable healthcare with the launch of the first National Certification for Medical Interpreters


Commission on Civil Rights' letter to President expressing concerns over affirmative action policies

October 12, 2009

We have two concerns. First, racial preference policies that assume racial health disparities are caused by a shortage of medical professionals of particular races misdiagnose the problem and may well exacerbate it


Gay Rights Marchers in DC: 'We Won't Back Down'

October 12, 2009

During a rally at the Capitol, keynote speaker Julian Bond — chairman of the NAACP — linked the gay rights struggle to the Civil Rights movement, saying gays and lesbians should be free from discrimination.


Arizona State U Civil Rights Forum features
Rev. Al Sharpton

October 12, 2009



Recession Hits Aging Blacks, Hispanics Hardest Says a New Poll

October 12, 2009



Significant racial gap in home lending for
Florida minorities

October 12, 2009



Miss. Schools Introduce Civil Rights Curriculum

October 12, 2009



Hispanics mull boycotting 2010 census

October 12, 2009



GA. Red Cross Gets Creative in Attracting Monority Blood Donors

October 12, 2009



Texas Justice System Accused of Bias

October 12, 2009



Evelyn Lowery to Receive Civil Rights Distinguished Service Award

October 12, 2009



Obama repeats promise to change policy on Gays in military, but activists ask 'when?'

October 12, 2009



Police commissioner touts a more diverse force as one quarter of NYPD is now Hispanic

October 12, 2009



Pitt African American Alumni Council to Celebrate 40 Years of Successful Diversity

October 12, 2009



African-American Enrollments at Law Schools Reach New Heights

October 12, 2009



Outreach targets N.C.'s minority firms

October 12, 2009



A call for Obama officials to improve Native
voting rights

October 12, 2009



President Obama Calls Gay Organization's Story
"The Story Of America"

October 12, 2009



Fed Report Shows One in Three Mortgage Apps Denied, Higher for Minorities

October 12, 2009



Asian Communities Across New York City Are At Risk Of Being Unable to Register to Vote

October 12, 2009



Bank sees profits as other minority banks struggle

October 12, 2009



Education can be gateway to ministry
among Hispanics

October 12, 2009



Eagle poaching gets "stiff" prison term

October 12, 2009

No one, including Indians, is allowed to shoot, trap, sell, barter or trade feathers from any eagle or hawk. Only American Indians may obtain permits to possess eagle and hawk feathers for religious and ceremonial purposes


Immigration Dept. Refusing to Answer Questions about Discriminatory Leave for Atl. Flood Victims

October 12, 2009



Founder of Black Panther Party to Discuss Activism in the 1960s and Today

October 12, 2009



Swastika, President's Name Engraved In Golf Course

October 13, 2009



Research Finds America Needs More Black Male Teachers

October 13, 2009

The numbers show there are not enough African-American men teaching our children today. In fact, only about 2% of America's teachers are black men, and experts say this must change.


New Web Site for Minority Health Links Health Disparities and Cost of Health Care

October 13, 2009

Health Power for Minorities (Health Power), an organization that provides health information and health promotion services for minority/multicultural health improvement, launched its nationally unique


Revs. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson oppose idea of Rush Limbaugh owning a team

October 13, 2009

Sharpton sent a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell, arguing Limbaugh has been divisive and "anti-NFL" in some of his comments


Black College Expo Returns to New York

October 13, 2009

The Black College Expo and its non-profit arm, National College Resources Foundation (NCRF), is a full service student and parent outreach program geared towards underrepresented youth and their


CA. Judge Ends Minority Provisions in California Scholarship Program

October 13, 2009

The ruling concerns the “Health Professions Education Foundation,” an entity established by the Legislature under Health and Safety Code Section 128330 to award scholarships and loans for study in medicine


Tribute to honor civil rights era photographer Jack T. Franklin

October 13, 2009

Franklin recorded the luminaries and seminal events of the civil rights movement in Philadelphia, and by extension the African American experience


NATIONAL LATINO AIDS AWARENESS DAY

October 13, 2009

Because there is no single Latino culture in the United States, the factors driving the HIV epidemic among Latinos are as diverse as the communities themselves. A variety of complex factors confronting this population lead to increased risk for HIV, including


Cesarean Deliveries for First Time Moms Highest Among African Americans, Study Finds

October 13, 2009

The study, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Trends in Primary Cesarean Delivery based on Indications,” published in the October issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, showed a significant increase in the rates of primary CS in all race/ethnicity groups, but compared to Caucasian women, African-American women had significantly higher rates of primary CS while the increase in rates among Hispanic women was smaller.


Minority kids less apt to take asthma meds

October 13, 2009

Black and Hispanic children with asthma are less likely than their white counterparts to be taking daily medication meant to prevent asthma attacks, a U.S. study shows.


Government Efforts to Reduce Product-Related Injuries in Minority Children Applauded

October 13, 2009



Ministry Launches Nationwide Campaign Effort for Gay Equality

October 13, 2009



Walt Disney Co. Asked to Include Ex-Gays in Company's Non-Discrimination Policies

October 13, 2009



'VH1 Hip Hop Honors' Airs Tonight

October 13, 2009



Obama meets with Spanish leader, later attends 'Fiesta Latina’ concert at White House

October 13, 2009



U.S. Hispanic Chamber Appoints New Pres. and CEO

October 13, 2009



Conference Explores 100 Years of Black Activism

October 13, 2009



Black leaders unite to help Omaha community

October 13, 2009



Educator who fought for equal pay for Black teachers remembered

October 13, 2009



Center for African American Studies poised to lead at critical time

October 13, 2009



Dept. of Justice Urged To Object To Election Changes That, "Would Dilute Minority Vote"

October 13, 2009



Marion Barry Released from Hospital

October 13, 2009



UNITY Names Former National Association of Black Journalists Head as New President

October 13, 2009



NY Program to help minority males

October 13, 2009



Black Republicans Say 2010 Will Be Their Year

October 13, 2009



Schwarzenegger Signs Two Gay Rights Bills

October 13, 2009



Why Are Federal Agencies Not Hiring Latinos?

October 13, 2009



Cornell’s Unity Dinner and Latino Weekend 2009 honor Latino heritage and culture

October 13, 2009



Native Diabetes program gets funding

October 13, 2009



Conference examines Sunday school in
Black culture

October 13, 2009



Thousands To Participate in Vigil With Members of Congress For Immigration Reform

October 13, 2009



Forum on Transgender Rights Held Tonight by NYC Activist Groups

October 13, 2009



Black School Leadership: How Do They Do
It In Chicago?

October 14, 2009



Pioneer for desegregation of public schools in U.S. remembered

October 14, 2009

Philip L. Brown Sr., an educator and civil rights pioneer whose efforts in Anne Arundel County helped lay the groundwork for the desegregation of the nation's public schools, died Friday at his home in Annapolis, according to family members. He was 100.


Poll: Mexicans Say Amnesty Would Increase Illegal Immigration

October 14, 2009

A new survey by Zogby International finds that people in Mexico think that granting legal status to illegal immigrants would encourage more illegal immigration to the United States. As the top immigrant-sending


Bureau of Indian Affairs opens new
agency complex

October 14, 2009

The Indian Affairs agency serves 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives from 564 federally recognized tribes.


Dems ponder drop in Black voter turnout

October 14, 2009

A recent Washington Post survey estimated the black turnout in Virginia’s governor’s race at 12 percent, which would be about a 40 percent drop from last year’s general election. Other polling has shown both its and New Jersey’s black population unmoved about the off-year election.


Florida Congressman to Honor Lt. Dan Choi at National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Dinner

October 14, 2009

Launched in 1997, the Miami Recognition Dinner honors individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to the social, cultural, political, and humanitarian needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.


RALLY TO STOP ATTACKS ON LATINO COMMUNITY

October 14, 2009

Public demonstration by hundreds of children, youth, local and national Latino leaders who demand an apology for the abusive and discriminating actions by a committee of the DC Council against Dr. Ximena Hartsock, a professional Latina.


Joint Center Announces $2.5 Million for its Campaign to Eliminate Health Disparities

October 14, 2009



HUD to state and local governments;
Hire low-income people or else

October 14, 2009



Immigration Rally Draws Thousands

October 14, 2009



Agriculture loans available for minority groups

October 14, 2009



Minority Groups in Letter to Chairman Leahy "Legislation would be detrimental to minority-owned stations"

October 14, 2009

The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and the National Association of Media Brokers estimate that this legislation would throw at least a third of minority broadcasters into bankruptcy.


Mormon apostle under fire for civil-rights analogy

October 14, 2009



Internal review of Texas gifted program shows Hispanic and Black children being left behind

October 14, 2009



Profile of Over 55 Million Hispanics with Over 1 Trillion Dollars as Purchasing Power

October 14, 2009

Over 55 Million U.S. Hispanics Are Segmented by Level of Acculturation and Level of Financial Stability in a New Study “Ask U.S. Hispanics” Consumer Profile 2009, This report Will be Published by Meneses Research & Associates on November 4th 2009.


Louisiana Man Convicted of Federal Hate Crime for Burning His Neighbors’ Home

October 14, 2009



After Generations in Spotlight, Harlem Slips as Center of Black Politics

October 14, 2009



PASTORS PREACH JESUS LOVES GAYS

October 14, 2009



Number of Black students at University of Michigan falls again

October 14, 2009



Delaware Minority Small Business Person of the Year 2009: Rahim El

October 14, 2009



Comprehensive Immigration Reform Must Protect Privacy And Civil Liberties, Says ACLU

October 14, 2009



Civil Rights Veteran Joins Public Counsel

October 14, 2009



HEALTH CARE REFORM DEBATE: Now turning in Obama's favor with support from minorities

October 14, 2009



Houston Business School Named Best for Minorities

October 14, 2009



Minnesota Architects build with American
Indian clients

October 14, 2009



Health Care Bill Still Needs Improvement
Says La Raza

October 14, 2009



Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies Recognized

October 14, 2009



Rev. Jackson escorts kids to school after
beating death

October 14, 2009



CNN Presents Latino in America Anchored by Soledad O’Brien

October 15, 2009

CNN will extend its acclaimed “…in America” series of documentaries with a two-night, four-hour event, Latino in America. Reported by anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien


Gay Activists Meet With ’Boom Bye Bye’ Singer Buju Banton

October 15, 2009

The reggae artist’s latest American tour has been marked by cancellations and protests, as gays here put pressure on venues and


First Hispanic American Bar President-Elect Looks to Improve Civics Education

October 15, 2009

Mr. Zack outlines plans to create a cooperative pilot program with other bar associations and offer students from every high school in


Native artist's poster wins national contest

October 15, 2009

Andrew Abyo, who is Alutiiq and Aleut, created this year's winning artwork, titled "We Are All Connected." The pen-and-ink piece depicts mountains, a caribou, geese, whales, otters, a human hand and the land within a circle that represents Earth


Speaker at minority health conference to focus on teen pregnancy

October 15, 2009

While the county’s teen pregnancy rate among 15-19 year olds is 71.8 per 1000 pregnancies, there is a distinct disparity in the rates between Caucasian and minority teens. The rate for minority girls ages 15-19 is 108.9 per 1000 pregnancies compared to the rate for Caucasian girls, which is 59 per 1000 pregnancies.


Managers' Hiring Practices Vary By Race, Ethnicity Says U of Miami Study

October 15, 2009

White, Asian and Hispanic managers tend to hire more whites and fewer blacks than black managers do, according to a new study out of the University of Miami School of Business Administration


Senate judiciary committee votes to confirm minority nominee

October 15, 2009

The 56-year-old Chen, a former American Civil Liberties Union lawyer, would be the first Asian-American federal judge to serve in the northern California federal courts


New Democratic nominee tries to soothe African-American voters in Annapolis

October 15, 2009

The sudden rise and fall of the woman who would have been the first elected African-American mayor of Annapolis has opened wounds in the capital city's black community.


Housing Crisis Affects Minorities Disproportionately, Report says

October 15, 2009



Black students in Texas near the top in national math test

October 15, 2009



Despite Risk, Older African Americans More Likely Than Others To Avoid Flu Vaccine

October 15, 2009



Bill Gates to give $10 million to National Museum of African American History and Culture

October 15, 2009



"INCLUDE THE LATINO COMMUNITY IN MEANINGFUL HEALTH CARE REFORM," URGES LA RAZA

October 15, 2009



Hispanics Increasingly Leaving Established U.S. Gateway Communities

October 15, 2009



Black Cancer Patients Less Likely than Whites to Receive the End-of-life Care They Prefer

October 15, 2009



Adoption of New Race/Ethnic Categorization Format Begins at The University of Texas

October 15, 2009



Could drop in black turnout cost Democrats
the House?

October 15, 2009



Anti-Defamation League leader fears direction of U.S. politics

October 15, 2009



Anonymous campaign 'renames' colleges with slave past

October 15, 2009



Plan to increase minority representation
in VA districts

October 15, 2009



Economic Forum to focus on America’s inner
city businesses

October 15, 2009



Judge Refuses to Dismiss Gay Marriage Ban Lawsuit

October 15, 2009



Racially charged newspaper publication
sparks outrage

October 15, 2009



Discrimination lawsuit over teacher licensing
test rejected

October 15, 2009



Investigation Reveals Political Insiders Benefit from Program Intended for Disadvantaged

October 15, 2009



LEADING SCHOLAR ON RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS WILL ADDRESS UTAH STATE STUDENTS

October 15, 2009



Obama Restores Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

October 15, 2009



New role seen for Justice Department in
fighting discrimination

October 15, 2009



Black, Hispanic Construction Companies Get Short Shrift in Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

October 15, 2009



Native American Times publisher to be on national radio show

October 16, 2009



FCC Should Consider Neutrality Regulation Effects on Minority, Low-Income Communities

October 16, 2009



Gay Film Festival opens in Seattle

October 16, 2009



Latino in America

October 16, 2009

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 21, 9 p.m, documentary initiative examines the growing diversity of America, revealing insight into a changing nation on the eve of the U.S. census that is expected to officially confirm that Latino Americans are the largest minority group within the country


Howard schools, Hispanic group renew partnership

October 16, 2009

Aim is to lower dropout rate, encourage success. "The Hispanic population throughout the county has been increasing - we want to make sure that we have an open, welcoming environment for Hispanic students."


Man gets 180 days in beating death of gay man

October 16, 2009



Gay teen's photo snub challenged

October 16, 2009

Veronica Rodriguez describes her daughter, 17-year-old Ceara Sturgis, as a perfect child: She also is gay and feels more comfortable in boy's clothes. So, Rodriguez said she supported her daughter's decision to wear a tuxedo, rather than the drape customary for girls when she had her senior portrait made in July.


Arpaio, Sharpton clash over crime sweep

October 16, 2009

Arpaio planned to conduct his first sweep since the federal government said he could not make street arrests for violations of federal immigration laws


Nationwide Initiative to Support Early Education in Hispanic Communities Launched

October 16, 2009



"Her Story - Her Song" Festival Celebrates African-American Women's Music And Culture

October 16, 2009



Letter Highlights Increased Racial Health Disparities and Barriers in Cancer Care

October 16, 2009

Eight African-American Members of Congress wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius about a proposed government policy to cut payments for radiation therapy


Black Women’s Health Study reveals 'prudent’ diet linked to lower breast cancer risk

October 16, 2009



Journey Through Hallowed Ground named a National Scenic Byway

October 16, 2009

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground generally follows Old Carolina Road from Gettysburg, Pa., through Maryland and Jefferson County, W.Va., to Monticello in Virginia


No segregation among Civil War graves in Decatur

October 16, 2009



Agreement Reached in Complaint Filed by Latino HIV Patient

October 16, 2009



Lawsuit Targets Law That Brings Back Race & Sex-Based Quotas in State Contracting

October 16, 2009



Immigration Agreement Ensures Effective, Uniform Enforcement of Laws Nationwide

October 16, 2009



Dodging gangs, many Chicago students find it a daily ordeal to get to class

October 16, 2009



Obama to host White House Tribal
Nations Conference

October 16, 2009



Omaha Eyes Minority Contract Incentives

October 16, 2009



Louisiana justice under fire for refusing interracial marriage

October 16, 2009

The bride says the case boils down to discrimination. Humphrey told the Daily Star that she called Bardwell on October 6 to ask about getting a marriage license, and was asked by his wife if it would be an interracial marriages. Humphrey said she was told that Bardwell does not sign off on interracial marriages.


Forum on 'Ways to Successfully Support Underserved, Minority and Low-income Students' Starts Wed.

October 16, 2009

As part of its annual national Forum event, the College Board will convene community leaders, educators and policy experts for a candid conversation and a series of highly interactive sessions focusing on the needs of


Mayor Daley to Speak at 100 Black Men of Chicago College Scholarship Fair Tomorrow

October 16, 2009



N.J. MAYOR SWEARS IN REGIONAL HIV COUNCIL

October 16, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Endorses Creigh Deeds for Virginia Governor

October 16, 2009



FEMA Redesigns Spanish-language Website

October 16, 2009



Michigan's Root Beer Summits - Conversations on Race and Diversity

October 16, 2009



WORK BEGINS AT NEW ORLEANS' B.W. COOPER COMMUNITY

October 16, 2009

HUD, HANO, city mark start of construction at the last of the 'Big Four' public housing communities. The first phase will include 410 rental housing units, a management office with a business center, and a day-care. The rental units will include 294 affordable


Indian Health Care Improvement Act introduced

October 16, 2009



Hispanic Center Releases New Demographic Profiles of U.S. Hispanics

October 16, 2009



Tribe to operate health clinic despite a lag
in IHS approval

October 19, 2009



Minority doctors challenge youth to follow
in their steps

October 19, 2009



Asian NW University Police Officer Files Discrimination Complaint

October 19, 2009



Morehouse College cracks down on cross-dressing

October 19, 2009

"We are talking about five students who are living a gay lifestyle that is leading them to dress a way we do not expect in Morehouse men"


White House Mum On Pardon For Boxer's 1913 Racist Conviction

October 19, 2009

The White House refused to indicate Monday whether President Barack Obama will issue a posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the African-American boxing champion convicted in 1913 for dating a white woman.


American Indian College Fund Gala Set for Oct 28

October 19, 2009



Should Cigarettes Marketed to Minorities be Banned?

October 19, 2009



Immigration Center Publishes Fact Sheet on Latino Population in US

October 19, 2009



Lawsuit Challenges Retaliatory Expulsion Of Black Student

October 19, 2009

The lawsuit charges retaliation for the April federal lawsuit alleging that county authorities assaulted and racially discriminated against a group of school children riding home on a school bus


Minority Groups Unite to Support Healthcare Reform

October 19, 2009



DC 'Squanders' AIDS Money On Questionable Groups Despite Urgent Needs

October 19, 2009

Officials failed to act when information about waste and abuse became available, and in the worst case one may have helped channel funding to relatives who operated an AIDS charity out of their nightclub.


Certification can aid minority and women-owned business

October 19, 2009

The threshold for certification requires a business to be 51 percent owned and operated by a woman and/or a minority. And, the goal of certification is to make sure smaller, disadvantaged businesses have


Minority cops target Boston Mayor Menino

October 19, 2009



Black teen hopes to earn a future among NASCAR's racing elite

October 19, 2009



WA. voters to settle issue of rights for same-
sex couples

October 19, 2009



American Indian health care may get reform

October 19, 2009



Wages of Minority men were "hardest hit" during recession

October 19, 2009



Arkansas lottery hires minority, diversity manager

October 19, 2009



Many sides to disparity in minority youth arrests

October 19, 2009



Cleveland NAACP chapter endorses Issue 3
casino measure

October 19, 2009



Black Firefighter Files Federal Bias Suit

October 19, 2009



Some Democrats, Minority Groups Question
Net Neutrality

October 19, 2009



GLAAD Condemns Anti-Gay Attacks on
Kevin Jennings

October 19, 2009



Chicago Civil Rights Committee Founder to Keynote Anniversary Celebration

October 19, 2009



2009 National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Awards Takes Place This Friday

October 19, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Chicago Gala Themed "Time to Shine"

October 19, 2009



Latino Educational Fund Condemns Amendment as Effort to Suppress Latino Census Count

October 19, 2009



City approves new Affirmative Action Plan

October 19, 2009



NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BLACK MAYORS CELEBRATES ANNUAL CONVENTION

October 19, 2009

"Working Together Works." Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and Convention Host Committee Chair Commissioner Lawrence Weekly will welcome more than 2,000 attendees


Latino in America: George Lopez gives his views on the "Tone in the US"

October 20, 2009

CNN Segment Premieres: Wednesday, October 21, at 9pm & 12am ET/PT


Being a Woman Is Not a Pre-Existing Condition

October 20, 2009

Watch and share new video about the harmful and discriminatory insurance industry practices women face in the health care system


Pitt’s African American Alumni Council Launches $3 Million Scholarship Campaign

October 20, 2009



National Action Network to Investigate Desegregation Plan of LA. Church

October 20, 2009



MALDEF calls for action

October 20, 2009



HUD ISSUES NOTICE OF VIOLATION AGAINST LEND AMERICA

October 20, 2009

HUD has uncovered numerous violations of the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) origination and underwriting requirements, including submitting false certifications and failing to document the borrower's income and creditworthiness.


Urban Caucus Chair: Greatest Untapped Market for American Business is in Minority Communities at Home

October 20, 2009

The Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Urban Caucus, told the nation's leading urban-market venture capitalists that investing in minority communities in the United States is smart business as well as a route to national economic recovery.


Bill Cosby Hip Hop Album

October 20, 2009

The legendary comedian is trying to reach out to inner-city youth. The project has socially-conscious tracks and themes like incarceration


Monument of Booker T. Washington Unveiled Near Childhood Home

October 20, 2009

The community of Malden now has a monument to the memory of a noted African-American Educator and Statesman


Black Men of Queens Foundation receives funding for new building

October 20, 2009

Funding will be used to purchase a new facility which will house the Jamaica NAACP Daycare Center and a mentoring program for young men


NBA Reaches Out To Hispanic Community With New Marketing Campaign

October 20, 2009

According to recent statistics from Simmons Market Research, Hispanics account for 15 percent of the NBA's fan base - totaling 120 million people.


Minority suburbanites hit hardest by financial meltdown, poll shows

October 20, 2009



Hispanic Bar Assoc. Joins Opposition to "Divisive" Census Amendment

October 20, 2009



Research shows more breast cancer deaths in African American women

October 20, 2009



Same-sex marriage fight roils Maine

October 20, 2009



NY residents hold vigil to condemn hate crimes

October 20, 2009



Major League Soccer earns high marks
again for diversity

October 20, 2009



Notre Dame establishes Chicago Latino Research Collaborative

October 20, 2009



Campaign Aims to Increase Programs for Low-Income Children

October 20, 2009



Revised census formula shows no change in Blacks at poverty level

October 20, 2009



Black Woman Faces 15 Years in Prison for Cutting Line at Walmart: KKK Threatens Her Family

October 20, 2009



NAACP Pres to kickoff Africana Studies festivities
at Rutgers

October 20, 2009



U.Va. to Hold Symposium on the NAACP's 100th Anniversary

October 20, 2009



Minority Corporate Counsel Association To
Honor Diversity

October 20, 2009



Study Says Minorities Suffer More From Psoriasis

October 20, 2009



University of Iowa receives $5 million endowment for minority students

October 20, 2009



Florida works to disparity in minority youth arrests

October 20, 2009



Road safety campaigns take multicultural approach

October 20, 2009



Open Letter From National Urban League

October 20, 2009



Ohio Black Caucus Endorses Issue 3; Cites New Opportunities for Minority Business

October 20, 2009



CONGRESS PASSES RYAN WHITE HIV/AIDS REAUTHORIZATION BILL

October 21, 2009



Focus on Family chips in $98k to help overturn Maine's gay marriage law

October 21, 2009



Rise of Mandarin Changes the Sound of NY's Chinatown

October 21, 2009



National Public Radio CEO: We could serve minority, younger audiences better

October 21, 2009



"Save the Dream" program helps Distressed Homeowners

October 21, 2009



US workers, immigrants unite vs. work
visa program

October 21, 2009



FEMA Administrator Addresses National Congress of American Indians 66th Annual Convention

October 21, 2009



US marshal pick already a gay rights pioneer

October 21, 2009



Latino in America: Aimee Garcia "Being Latina is a good thing"

October 21, 2009

CNN Segment Premieres: Tonight 9pm & 12am ET/PT


American Indian medical students as agents of change

October 21, 2009

The expectations remain high – to perform well, to be a good role model, to survive the training process. American Indian doctors-in-training need help in bearing this


'Reclaiming the Right to Rock' conference examines black experiences in rock music

October 21, 2009

While African American contributions to the development of rock music are unquestioned, the role of black artists in this musical genre has often been obscured and even impeded by industry practices of marketing music along color lines.


Opportunity To Learn Summit in DC
Nov 5-7

October 21, 2009

Join speakers to discuss and explore practical strategies for all stakeholders to ensure that all students, even the most disadvantaged, have access to the high-quality resources necessary for success.


American Indian Congress calls on administration to settle credit discrimination lawsuit

October 21, 2009

In recent weeks, pressure has been building on the Obama Administration to resolve the Keepseagle lawsuit and reverse its decision to lift a moratorium on the foreclosure of Native American farmers and ranchers.


National program to increase Latinos in
college launched

October 21, 2009



Report- BREAKING DOWN THE PROBLEMS: What's Wrong with our Current Immigration System?

October 21, 2009



Black Colleges Benefit from Ford Initiative

October 21, 2009



Missing: Black and Latino boys

October 21, 2009

Principal Matt Rodriguez says he wants to communicate that the school—overall, one of the higher-performing alternative schools in Chicago—is a place where the oppression his students may feel is


N.J. officer's racism claim inspires forum

October 21, 2009



Hispanic civil rights leader honored with
federal courthouse

October 21, 2009



Minority Aids Council to Hold Community Discussion During Conference

October 21, 2009



NY BLACKS BACK CUOMO OVER PATERSON 2-1, NEW POLL SHOWS

October 21, 2009

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo leads Gov. David Paterson 51 – 24 percent among black Democrats in a primary contest for the 2010 governor’s race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today, and does better than Gov. Paterson among black voters in job approval and favorability.


Tribal health care changes promised

October 21, 2009



Endorsement by 40 black clergy members called a "divisive demonstration"

October 21, 2009

“I’m not here because of business, because I was promised a job, or because I was told I better be here,’’ said the Rev. Bruce H. Wall, pastor of Global Ministries Church in Dorchester, standing with other


Civil Rights Organizations React To Possible Census Question Over Citizenship

October 21, 2009



NY Congresswoman Velázquez Speaks Out Against Bushwick Hate Crime

October 21, 2009



Minority Real Estate Professionals Discuss State of Multicultural Homebuyer Market

October 21, 2009



Blacks twice as likely to develop clogged leg arteries, study shows

October 21, 2009



Cal State gets $4.7 million for minority health study

October 21, 2009



American Indian speaker asks, 'Who owns
the past?'

October 21, 2009



Minority women urged to get mammograms

October 21, 2009



Encouraging America to 'Think Indian'

October 21, 2009

“Because of our disconnection with nature and the urgency of global warming, I hope to reconnect others with nature. I would like to develop and teach programs about conservation, nature and wildlife, all


Naval Senior Chief Punished for Anti-Gay Abuse

October 22, 2009



Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Urges Govt. to Expand Lending for Small Businesses

October 22, 2009



Alliance for Digital Equality Voices Support for Congressional Black Caucus

October 22, 2009



AFRICAN AMERICAN INTERNET MARKETING SUMMIT IN CHICAGO THIS NOVEMBER

October 22, 2009



Civil Rights Attorney John Payton on a "Post-
Racial Society"

October 22, 2009



Lawsuit Accuses AL. Mayor of Racial Discrimination

October 22, 2009



Feds Help Families Keep Warm This Winter

October 22, 2009



Medicare Fraud Emerging As A New Area
For Gang Activity

October 22, 2009



Coming wave of green jobs means blue skies for minorities struggling in slumping cities

October 22, 2009



Pitt Celebrates 40 Years of Successful Diversity Initiatives This Weekend

October 22, 2009



Latino in America : Soledad Obrien concludes documentary series with "Chasing the Dream"

October 22, 2009

CNN Tonight 9pm & 12am ET/PT
The documentary will focus on a journey as old as the nation – the pursuit of the American Dream


Steelers Wide Receiver Hines Ward to Host Biracial Korean Children

October 22, 2009

Through the Helping Hands and Helping Hands Korea Foundations, Ward hopes to provide biracial children throughout Korea with the desire and hope to dream big in a culture where biracial discrimination has given them no such thing. He hopes to provide children everywhere with all of the physical, mental and emotional tools necessary to help them achieve their life dreams.


Northwestern School of Law Hosts Discussion on "School to Prison Pipeline"

October 22, 2009

Children’s Rights Litigation Committee will tackle key problems involving the education and discipline of America’s youth, including inadequate school safety, the disproportionate impact of zero tolerance policies


New Voice Offers Solutions to the Violence in Black Communities

October 22, 2009

African American mothers and fathers are shedding rivers of tears because they are losing their sons at an alarming rate. They deserve solutions and action, not rhetoric" says, Malik Green, author of The Black


National Conference of Black Mayors Continues

October 22, 2009

"Working Together Works"
Wed Oct 21- Sat Oct 24
Las Vegas, NV


Skin cancer: No one is immune

October 22, 2009

People of color need to know 3 facts: • No one is immune to skin cancer • Ethnicity does not give any protection against skin cancer • Everyone is vulnerable


National Civil Rights Group to Honor Grassroots Activists

October 22, 2009

Advancement Project, a civil justice action tank, will honor five exemplary individuals and organizations that have contributed to a collective national voice for racial equity


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

October 22, 2009

Gay sergeant challenges the Air Force
October 22, 1975


Fellowship for Minority MBA Graduates Announced

October 22, 2009



Jacksonville chamber: Minority women want to grow businesses

October 22, 2009



Thousands Expected In Milwaukee For Indian Education Convention

October 22, 2009



Alexandria spending more money with
minority businesses

October 22, 2009



Commercialization of sweat-lodge ceremony appalls Native Americans

October 22, 2009



'Indian Country Counts' census campaign launched

October 22, 2009



SNITCHING: Criminal Informants and the Erosion of American Justice

October 22, 2009



Asian Business Owners File Complaint on Light-rail's Impact

October 22, 2009



Health Dept. to Create a National Resource Center for Gay Elders

October 22, 2009



OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO ENSURE INCLUSION OF THE GAY COMMUNITY IN HUD PROGRAMS

October 22, 2009



"Intersecting Paths: Combatting Hate Violence in Gay and Immigrant Communities" forum tonight

October 22, 2009



Hispanic Women Are Concerned and Misinformed About Flu, Poll Shows

October 23, 2009



University promotes healthy lifestyles for American Indians

October 23, 2009

For American Indians wanting to quit smoking, the demonizing of tobacco can come at a cultural and spiritual cost.


"Gran Torino" Actor Highlights Gang Prevention Forum For Asian American Community

October 23, 2009

Actor Bee Vang will give the keynote address for a panel discussion titled, "The Real Gran Torino Story: Stockton´s Secret War on the Streets," on October 24, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, in the DeRosa University Center´s Grand Ballroom, Stockton, California


Initiative aims to improve Hispanic quality of life

October 23, 2009

Arguably the biggest issue affecting the Hispanic population is education. The Texas Education Agency reports that only 68.5 percent of Austin ISD’s Hispanic students complete high school, compared with 87.8 percent of white students


Black country singer aims to break down barriers

October 23, 2009

Palmer acknowledged this week to students in Atlanta that some people had told her she couldn't sing country because she was African-American


Health Outreach Program for Blacks at Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease

October 23, 2009

Vasamed will supply the program with its SensiLase® System to conduct peripheral arterial tests for its upcoming one-day clinics that will offer free screening to African American men at black owned barbershops throughout the Los Angeles region


Black vote takes center stage. Or does it?

October 23, 2009

On Nov. 3, Kalamazoo’s large African-American vote may well decide the fate of the current push to expand local anti-discrimination protections


Freedom Riders civil rights mural is defaced again

October 23, 2009

The mural, painted by local artists and high school students, had been repainted just two weeks ago after someone whited out all the black faces in the painting


Recovery Act Funds For Affordable Housing
Top $3 Billion

October 23, 2009



LATINA VOTERS GO ALL OUT FOR DEEDS IN VA.

October 23, 2009



Gov. Paterson says gay marriage bill will pass in NY

October 23, 2009



CDC meets with black journalists to promote HIV awareness

October 23, 2009

"While there is an increase in HIV in African-American women, it continues to affect African-American men - in particular, African-American gay and bisexual men," Daniels said. "Those are very sober statistics


Seminar for Struggling Minority Businesses Hosted in Philadelphia

October 23, 2009



ACLU Honors Civil Rights Activist

October 23, 2009



Chicago Nightclub Accused of Racism

October 23, 2009



EDUCATION SECRETARY TO ADDRESS BLACK CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE'S CONFERENCE

October 23, 2009



U of Illinois Receives Grant to Fund Study of Immigration in Chicago Suburbs

October 23, 2009



National Black Caucus Supports Veteran Health Care Act

October 23, 2009



Plan For Panther Hearings Shows Key Voting-Rights Panel Is "Kind Of A Joke"

October 23, 2009



Minority Congressional Leaders Condemn Vitter Census Amendment

October 23, 2009



Minority lawmakers: No census citizenship question

October 23, 2009



New e-Book Addresses Gay Issues in the Education of Healthcare Professionals

October 23, 2009



Film on Alaska Native civil rights
to go national

October 23, 2009

The story of the Alaska Native civil rights movement is about to go national. The documentary with reenactments performed by local actors will soon air on public television stations across the country


Outreach Program To Address Declining Health of African American Men Introduced

October 23, 2009



CA SENATOR BOXER LAUDS FINAL PASSAGE OF HATE CRIMES MEASURE

October 23, 2009



Pittsburg Steeler Bettis works to help under-priviliged youth in urban areas

October 23, 2009



EPA hosts forum to discuss enviroment with Hispanic community

October 23, 2009



National Civil and Women’s Rights Leaders Address Teacher's Federation

October 23, 2009



ACLU Dinner Celebrates Bill of Rights, Recognizes Awardees Contributions to Basic Fairness

October 23, 2009



L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's 38th Anniversary Gala: Escape Reality for Night of Outrageous Humor

October 23, 2009



Nation's Largest Hispanic Technical Conference
Set to Break Record

October 26, 2009



Minority- and women-owned businesses can get in on Super Bowl 2011 action

October 26, 2009

Last year, the program awarded $4 million in contracts to 130 businesses in Tampa, Fla., for Super Bowl XLIII


Tribal leaders to Congress: End homeownership bureaucracy

October 26, 2009

Tribal leaders testified before Congress that government bureaucracy involving the leasing of Indian lands must cease, or increasing numbers of Native American young people will continue to leave their reservations.


IBM's top black exec keeps low profile

October 26, 2009

In some way, shape or form, Adkins has touched almost every part of the company's business — printers, personal computers, servers, storage and software. He's said being part of the team that helped


Medgar Evers' widow to be honored

October 26, 2009

“About two nights before he was assassinated, we were consoling each other about the state of affairs and about the very possibility that very soon an attempt would be made on his life. I made a promise to him that if that did happen and I survived, I would not rest until justice was served.”


Minority Groups Angered By Comments Over Network Neutrality

October 26, 2009

The NAACP and Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) have called on Public Knowledge to repudiate comments on its blog that they say paint minorities as uninformed or easily manipulated on the issue of network neutrality.


Young Lawyers launch drive from Birmingham to teach students about civil rights movement

October 26, 2009

A young lawyers group today launched a nationwide effort to teach high school students about children in the civil rights movement, and they announced it from a Birmingham site where some of that history was


Southern Rural Black Women’s Hall of Fame to recognize impact of 5 women

October 26, 2009



Report: Same-Sex Couples Face Significant Disadvantages in Retirement

October 26, 2009



Meet the Hispanic Press Honorary Host
Committee Announced

October 26, 2009



Multicultural Momentum Builds for Ed. Reform

October 26, 2009



Indiana University to name Atrium in honor of alumnus Tavis Smiley

October 26, 2009



Hotel owner bans Spanish, order workers to Anglicize their names

October 26, 2009



Hundreds of wigs donated for minority cancer patients

October 26, 2009

More than 200 wigs are on their way to African-American female breast cancer patients who have lost their hair and do not have access to wigs.


Native American student achievement gap closing in Wisconsin

October 26, 2009



American Indian college president faces backlash over tuition; students demand free education

October 26, 2009



National Hispana Leadership Institute Partners to Discuss Health Care Reform for Women and Latinos

October 26, 2009



Redrawing school boundaries might harm
legacy of desegregation

October 26, 2009



U.S. Census Allots $145 Million to Reach
Out to Minorities

October 26, 2009



Houston mayoral candidate to address accusations he's buying African-American vote

October 26, 2009



Gay marriage fight fuels debate over
petitioners' rights

October 26, 2009



Time for bold dreams of togetherness, NAACP told

October 26, 2009



Debate over Galveston public housing turns ugly

October 26, 2009



Washington state's domestic partner law
hinges on voters

October 26, 2009



Recruitment key to finding minority leaders
in government

October 26, 2009



Immigrant Rights Groups Blast Census Plan

October 26, 2009

Activists say it's unconstitutional, but some say it's needed. A plan that would require the U.S. Census to ask people whether they are in the country illegally


LA. pastor, civil rights pioneer has African school named after him

October 26, 2009



Coach builds program as a rare black in top slot

October 26, 2009



CO. Transportation faulted in bias study

October 26, 2009



Resolution may be near between students and bar accused of racism

October 27, 2009



$38.8 million dollars will assist thousands of N.M. Tribal residents

October 27, 2009

“With improved infrastructure Tribal communities can better develop economically, achieve their educational potential and address health disparities,” said Governor Bill Richardson. “The Tribal Infrastructure


International Civil Rights Center and Museum Commemorative Coin Act

October 27, 2009

Observers of coin legislation will quickly ponder the lateness in introduction and the extremely usual 1,000 mintage limit. Yet that is exactly what is described in both bills, each named the International Civil Rights


URBAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES NEW PRESIDENT

October 27, 2009

She is founder of the Las Vegas Women of Color Conference and a member of The Links and the Coalition of 100 Black Women of Las Vegas


Largest Spanish Language Newspaper in VA. Endorses Democrat for Gov.

October 27, 2009

Why should the Hispanic electorate vote for Deeds? There are many reasons, including his opposition to the anti-immigrant laws proposed in the state's House of Delegates. His intervention stopped these proposals


Partners in Weight Loss Success May Help African-Americans Shed More Pounds

October 27, 2009

The high prevalence of obesity in African Americans, with its associated cardiovascular complications,1,2 is a major public health concern. 3 Standard behavioral obesity treatment appears to be less successful in African Americans, particularly African American women, than in whites


Campaign to Encourage Adoption of Black Children in Foster Care Launched

October 27, 2009

According to the Administration for Children and Families, there are currently 496,000 children in the foster care system and, of these, 130,000 are available for adoption. Thirty-one percent of the children in foster care waiting to be adopted are African American; African American children are overrepresented in the foster care population relative to their percentage in the U.S. general population.


New America Alliance’s Latino Economic Forum Kicks Off

October 27, 2009

SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar, former SEC Commissioner Roel Campos, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros and Bronx Borough President Ruben


$3.8M AWARDED TO HELP MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS

October 27, 2009

Allocated through Empire State Development (ESD), the funds will lead to improved access to capital for small businesses and Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs).


African American Office of Gay Concerns To Launch HIV Testing Campaign

October 27, 2009



SUMMIT TO ANSWER: 'DIVERSITY: WHAT’S
IN IT FOR ME?’

October 27, 2009



Justice Dept Settles Race Discrimination Lawsuit

October 27, 2009



Feds award millions for at-risk minority youth

October 27, 2009



Minority Business Leaders Organizing Expo in Utah

October 27, 2009



Notre Dame faculty members examine Latino life and faith

October 27, 2009



Tell Congress that Women of Color Demand Health Care that Works

October 27, 2009



Jack Pemberton dies, led ACLU in turbulent '60s

October 27, 2009

Colleagues said he was instrumental in broadening the ACLU's focus from traditional civil liberties concerns, such as freedom of speech and religion, to civil rights during a crucial period in the nation's racial history.


Civil rights groups join climate talks

October 27, 2009



13 USAID-Funded Grants Awarded in Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative

October 27, 2009



Preacher questions commission about
black business

October 27, 2009



Black pastors underscore opposition to
casino gambling

October 27, 2009



NY's Senator Gillibrand would add gay rights amendment to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

October 27, 2009



Tony Redhouse, Traditional Native American Artist To Perform in NY

October 27, 2009



CANDIDATES FOR NYC MAYOR SPELL OUT POSITIONS ON IMMIGRANT ISSUES

October 27, 2009



Conservative groups to offer support, funds aganst same-sex marriage

October 27, 2009



CHRISTIE’S HOSTS LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS SALE

October 27, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Statement on Pro-Gay Efforts by HUD

October 27, 2009



Minority Corporate Counsel Association
To Honor Diversity

October 27, 2009



Is Racism toward American Indians Imaginary?

October 27, 2009



Justice For All Curriculum Expanded to Include Gender Identity in Lesson Plans

October 27, 2009



Asian American Association to host an evening with CNN anchor Betty Nguyen

October 28, 2009



Atlanta Polls Signal Racial Shift

October 28, 2009



TRANSGENDER LAW CENTER'S ANNIVERSARY EVENT HONORS LOCAL HEROES

October 28, 2009



African-American women fight cancer

October 28, 2009



GLAAD Announces Media Awards in Advertising Recipients

October 28, 2009



First African-American Elected to Senate by Popular Vote Receives Congressional Gold Medal

October 28, 2009



Immigration bringing greater diversity to Utah's largest cities

October 28, 2009

But recently, a decades-old neighborhood grocery store was converted into one that caters specifically to Hispanics. Signs along roads in town and at stores now often are in Spanish. "When I'm in Harmon's


1950, the last all-white World Series

October 28, 2009

Three-and-a-half years after Jackie Robinson had integrated the game, those two teams still had not signed a single African American


Seneca Nation Leaders, Members Testify at Cigarette Tax Collection Hearing in Manhattan

October 28, 2009

Addressing the hearing panel, Councilor Seneca said the recurrent question of 'Why doesn't the State collect taxes on commerce taking place on Indian lands?'


Candidate wants minorities to "open their eyes"

October 28, 2009

“Why he’s given a free pass across the city, but particularly in the community of color, is really to my amazement,’’ he says. “What is it going to take to open people’s eyes up that we can do better, that not only do I want the job but I can do it better?’’


History of American martial arts culture is rooted in the black community

October 28, 2009

African Americans were the first community to embrace martial arts in the U.S., and without that


Casino will be inclusive, officials tell OH blacks

October 28, 2009



Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Founder to Speak at Perdue

October 28, 2009



Secretary of the Army Says Military Ready to Lift Gay Ban

October 28, 2009



National Campaign Empowers Minority Homeowners to Combat Loan Modification Scams

October 28, 2009



Minority and Community Banks Get Help Strengthening Big Business Relationships

October 28, 2009



Urban League to Honor Colin Powell

October 28, 2009

The National Urban League will host the 53rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) Awards Dinner. The EOD Dinner honors individuals and corporations who perpetuate the


Obama Signs Hate Crimes Legislation Into Law

October 28, 2009



Nation's governors claim dropout rate of minorities reaching crisis levels

October 28, 2009



"Community of Unity" event promotes youth empowerment

October 28, 2009

Community of Unity’s programs have empowered over 30,000 youth around the world to achieve success and fulfillment by awakening an understanding of their


Attorney General Addresses Public Safety in
Indian Country

October 28, 2009



Latino Commission on AIDS awarded funding
by CDC

October 28, 2009



Endowment Strengthens Efforts to Preserve Traditional Black Music

October 28, 2009



College recruiters help minorities chart course

October 28, 2009



Stimulus Boosts Research on Minority Elders

October 28, 2009



Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Org. President to Mentor Minority Students

October 28, 2009



Activist Organization Stands Alongside ACORN

October 28, 2009

Culver City-Brave New Films is pushing to get Congress to vote against extending the Defund ACORN Act. The House is expected to take up


Principal Segregates Students

October 28, 2009



Tribal reps meet in TX for Census 2010

October 28, 2009



Miss. Governor appoints his 1st black judge

October 28, 2009



MALDEF Celebrate's 35th Annual Los Angeles Awards Gala

October 28, 2009



Conference to highlight contributions and needs of Latinos in Michigan

October 29, 2009



Roundtable on Health-Care Issues and Immigrant Communities to be held tomorrow

October 29, 2009



Illinois measure would allow use of tobacco indoors at tribal ceremonies

October 29, 2009



San Francisco Bus Brawl Leads To Dialogue Between Blacks and Asians

October 29, 2009

Tensions between the African-American and Asian-American communities in San Francisco have heightened since a fight between two women, one African American and the other Asian American, broke


Latino Group Launches Campaign Against Domestic Violence

October 29, 2009

Casa de Esperanza has demonstrated leadership within Latino communities around the issue of domestic violence, and we are proud to work


Black AIDS Institute Receives
Long-Term Funding from CDC

October 29, 2009

Leaders from the Black AIDS Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) met recently to finalize the details of a four and one-half year grant to fund the Institute's African American


Immigration agents arrest and charge 9 members of alien smuggling ring

October 29, 2009

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents made arrests this month which dismantled a Cuban smuggling ring in south Florida. Nine individuals were indicted and arrested for


Study Finds Black Women delay follow-up care after abnormal breast finding

October 29, 2009

A new analysis has identified a significant delay in follow-up times among African-American women after the finding of a suspicious breast abnormality. Published in the December 15, 2009 issue of CANCER


Lifestyle changes best at lowering type 2 diabetes risk, study shows

October 29, 2009



Minority MBAs To Be Mentored In North Carolina

October 29, 2009



University looks for minority students in inner-city schools, out-of-state markets

October 29, 2009



Civil Rights Group Teams With Wells Fargo Despite Charges of Predatory Lending

October 29, 2009



Oregon University to discuss 'State of Black Oregon' next month

October 29, 2009



INDIANA CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION CHARGES BAR WITH VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL RIGHTS LAW

October 29, 2009



DC Same-Sex Marriage Language Debated

October 29, 2009



Aiding Justice in Civil Rights-era Murder Cases

October 29, 2009

The most well-known case Mitchell has brought to light may be the 1964 murders of civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney in Philadelphia, Miss.


Tom Brokaw to Host 'Characters Unite Town Hall' on USA network

October 29, 2009

The Town Hall will bring together a panel of esteemed leaders in key sectors to explore how America's increasingly diverse population can heal its divisions


Low-Income Community Leaders Hold Teach-ins on the Release of Stimulus Funds

October 29, 2009



AIDS meeting has real-world focus

October 29, 2009



Pitt Study Links race, weight with girls' sexual behaviour

October 29, 2009

Of the nearly 7,200 high school girls asked about their sexual activity and risky sexual behavior as part of the 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey, half reported ever having sex. Those girls who were both sexually active and overweight, or who thought they were overweight, were less likely to use condoms than normal-weight sexually active girls. Underweight girls also were less likely to use condoms


King Legacy Plays Role In Leadership Vote

October 29, 2009

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference elects a new president; and for the third time in the organization's history, a member of the King family


Indian health bill gains steam, again

October 29, 2009



NASA Awards Education Research Grants to Minority Universities

October 29, 2009



President's Remarks at the signing of the Hate Crimes Prevention Act

October 29, 2009



Feds to award billion$ for community development

October 29, 2009



Task force and contractors address minority employment in Illinois

October 29, 2009



Video of NJ Senator Menendez on Health Insurance Reform

October 29, 2009



Conference Promotes Asian American Civil Rights

October 29, 2009



Black Judge Promises To Be Fair, Compassionate

October 29, 2009



Obama visit has special meaning to some

October 29, 2009



National Civil Rights Group to Honor Grassroots Activists Committed to Racial Justice

October 29, 2009



Study shows how differing Asian cultures, attitudes impact cancer screening rates

October 30, 2009



Study: Lack Of Insurance May Have Caused 17,000 Child Deaths Over 20 Years

October 30, 2009

"The uninsured rate for children has been rising steadily for two decades causing some lawmakers to fight for expansion of the public insurance to low-income kids through the Children's Health Insurance


'Frente a la Crisis - Facing the Crisis'

October 30, 2009

Economy crisis impact on Latinos examined in new Radio Bilingue series. This comprehensive, multimedia series is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The California Endowment. "Frente a


Black Washingtonian Honored as Social Innovator

October 30, 2009

Kenneth Barnes has been named a 2009 Purpose Prize Fellow, an honor for social entrepreneurs over 60 who are using their experience and passion to take on society's


Minority Council names PepsiCo "Corporation of the Year"

October 30, 2009

NMSDC's Corporation of the Year award is regarded as the most significant honor to a major corporation for the utilization of Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers.


Black face models land Tyra Banks in trouble

October 30, 2009

Bi-racial models on Banks’s America’s Next Top Model are accused of perpetuating blatant stereotypes. Despite Banks's status as a much-loved African-American media star, the incident calls into question


Rodney King Ready to Take on Opponent in Boxing Event

October 30, 2009

As for King, he wants to win badly enough that he’s moved from Los Angeles all the way to Broomall, PA so that he may be trained by Pennsylvania boxing legend Marty Feldman


First Bilingual Educational Toy Brand Hits
the U.S. Market

October 30, 2009



N.J. School Board Ordered to Trial for Racial Slurs

October 30, 2009



United Negro College Fund Chooses San Antonio for Statewide Leadership Luncheon

October 30, 2009



Health Information not Communicated Well to Minority Populations, Researcher Finds

October 30, 2009



House subcommittee created to investigate CA. Rep. Maxine Waters

October 30, 2009



Census survey reveals rise in Hispanic and Asian populations in CT. town

October 30, 2009



2010 Second Edition of the Most Influential Hispanics in Information Technology Released

October 30, 2009



Gang Assaults: Why They Happen

October 30, 2009



Woman poised to be 1st Chinese-American to represent N.Y.'s Chinatown

October 30, 2009



Latinos, Blacks and the Home Mortgage
Foreclosure Crisis

October 30, 2009



Poll: Race views unaltered by election

October 30, 2009



Princess Tiana costume 'already sold out'

October 30, 2009

"I am very passionate about this particular Disney character," Willis said. "It has been 100 years in the making. I've been very disturbed because I love the concept of a princess, but they don’t exist for the African-American community."


Civil rights org elects MLK's daughter president

October 30, 2009

"In the spirit of your late father, with great anticipation, we look forward to your leadership,"


Treasury Awards $5 Billion to help revive
local economies

October 30, 2009



African Diaspora Marketplace Announces 60 Finalists in Business Entrepreneur Program

October 30, 2009



Black Solidarity Day: What does it mean?

October 30, 2009



Diverse Washington team a rarity in sport

October 30, 2009

The reasons few black Americans become involved in swimming or even learn how to swim are many. Louis Makarowski, a sports psychiatrist who earned a


Racial Milestone in York, Pa.

October 30, 2009



National Institute of Health Awards $75 Million for Research in Minority Institutions

October 30, 2009



Broadcasters file ex parte regarding ownership rules and diversity in broadcasting

October 30, 2009



University of N.M. Dean to Discuss Public Safety Crisis in Indian Country

October 30, 2009



Maine's Unlikely Gay Rights Advocate Discusses 'Question One' (AUDIO)

October 30, 2009



Black-And-White Black America

October 30, 2009



LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS EXPLAINS MOST END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE RISK IN AFRICAN AMERICANS

October 30, 2009



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