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Dallas Hispanic Chamber Struggles to
Mend 'Toxic' Rift

November 02, 2009



Race is Strong Predictor for Restless Legs Syndrome

November 02, 2009



Colin Powell on African-American fathers, volunteering

November 02, 2009



Last Bilingual Japanese Newspaper in San Francisco Suspends Operation

November 02, 2009



LA RAZA DENOUNCES VIOLENCE IN IMMIGRATION DEBATE

November 02, 2009



Pan African Film & Arts Festival Calls for Submissions by Nov 15

November 02, 2009



Candidates try to get Houston Minority voters in the spirit

November 02, 2009



Justices reject appeal in 1964 kidnapping case related to civil rights

November 02, 2009



Civil Rights Groups Join the Climate Debate

November 02, 2009



Western University club exalts Black history

November 02, 2009



Latenight's changing landscape

November 02, 2009

Lopez is not the only one leading the minority charge. Wanda Sykes hosts a Saturday night talkshow on Fox and Mo’Nique -- currently in the Oscar race for "Precious" -- is already drawing auds for her chatfest on BET


Reviving Baseball in Inner-Cities program showcased during World Series

November 02, 2009

The future of Major League Baseball has a lot to do with making baseball accessible, fun and important to inner-city kids. MLB took the unprecedented step of weaving a community-initiative theme into each of the


SisterSong hosts workshops for women
of color

November 02, 2009

This year's theme is The Color of Power: Voices for Change. Join SisterSong for updates on the latest developments in the Reproductive Justice Movement, issue-based workshops for women of color and allies, capacity-building training, live performances, friends, fellowship, and fun!


Meharry hopes to turn grant into cures

November 02, 2009

The $21.4 million federal grant will make the difference between just finding the cures in the lab and actually putting the cures into action, said Dr. Wayne Riley, president and chief executive officer for Meharry.


'She didn't stop': Civil rights icon Minnijean Brown-Trickey speaks to Asheville NAACP

November 02, 2009

Since 1957, Brown Trickey hasn't stopped her crusade for civil rights on multiple fronts. As one of the “Little Rock Nine,” she defied death threats, hostile


Former Mohawk chief talks of burying the hatchet at symposium

November 02, 2009

No one will ever know if villagers planted those hatchets as a peace ritual, Wheelersburg said. But the concept is central to American Indian and frontier mythology.


MA Minorities Seek To Make History In Elections

November 02, 2009

Municipal elections tomorrow in Boston, Newton, Lawrence, and Springfield could produce a number of "firsts" as changes in local government


More districts use income, not race, as
basis for busing

November 02, 2009



Alabama's civil rights landmarks trace a story that is still being written

November 02, 2009



Suit filed by Black fire fighter over New Haven promotion test

November 02, 2009



Obama meeting exclusion insults state recognized tribes

November 02, 2009

“The interests of the state tribes should be just as important as the interests of the federal tribes,” said the Rev. John Norwood, president of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation.


National Agricultural Statistics Service releases ethnic summaries data for first time

November 02, 2009



Top civil rights attorney promises increased enforcement of discrimination laws

November 02, 2009



Few minority firms receive stimulus contracts

November 02, 2009



Chicago Dept of Procurement Services Releases Minority/Women Participation Numbers

November 02, 2009



Black leaders fear loss of school board seat

November 02, 2009



Sacramento flood agency settles civil rights lawsuit

November 02, 2009



Analyst sees diversity as new factor in Hub vote

November 02, 2009



Statue of Indian leader returning to Utah's Capitol

November 02, 2009



Native Americans Open Historic Embassy in Washington

November 02, 2009



ADVOCATES LAUNCH NATIONAL STROLLER BRIGADE AT U.S. CAPITOL TO DEMAND REAL CHILD HEALTH REFORM

November 03, 2009

Children, parents, grandparents and other child advocates are taking their walking shoes and baby strollers to converge on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol to demand that Congress ensure health reform


Smallest, earliest and most fragile babies are often born to poor and minority women, report shows

November 03, 2009

High rates of premature birth are the main reason the United States has higher infant mortality than do many other rich countries, government researchers reported Tuesday in their first detailed analysis of a longstanding problem.


Follow the North Star program takes participants on journey through Underground Railroad

November 03, 2009

During the program, small groups of participants take on the roles of fugitive slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad, risking everything for freedom. Every moment is filled with uncertainty, with new


Most Black Children Will Use Food Stamps, Research Finds

November 03, 2009

Nearly half of American children – including 90 percent of black children and 90 percent of children who spend their childhoods in single-parent households – will eat meals paid for by food stamps at


Emory University to Honor Activists

November 03, 2009

Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, Congressman John Lewis Among Honorees. The medals honor the legacy and accomplishments of Johnson, the legendary writer, journalist, civil rights leader, musician and humanitarian.


Agreement to Develop Enhanced Tribal
I.D. Card Announced

November 03, 2009



Plaintiffs Awarded $1.2 Millionin Arkansas race discrimination case

November 03, 2009



Civil Rights Pioneer Presents New Face: Young President of the 100-Year-Old NAACP

November 03, 2009



CA. Civil Rights Group On Watch Today

November 03, 2009



Diversity suffers in recession

November 03, 2009



Maryland Department of General Services beats minority contracting goal

November 03, 2009



Blacks Fare Worse After Liver Transplant Due to Hepatitis C, study reveals

November 03, 2009



Ebony magazine may be doomed

November 03, 2009



Likely election of black mayor a symbol of healing in York, Pa.

November 03, 2009



Feds to monitor elections

November 03, 2009



'Texas in Queens': Junior wranglers find refuge with black cowboys

November 03, 2009



Poll Finds Stress Having an Impact on Hispanics

November 03, 2009

Findings Suggest Hispanics Most Affected by Physical Symptoms of Stress, Indicating Stress May be a Serious Health Concern for Hispanics, Say Psychologists


Mass. tribes fume over Cape wind

November 03, 2009

Two American Indian tribes have joined the fight to stop Cape Wind, the controversial plan to install 130 windmills in Nantucket Sound.


Black-owned Chicago firms see slice of
city work shrink

November 03, 2009



New Study Offers First Demographic Picture of Same-sex Spouses

November 03, 2009



Kaiser Permanente Examines Complexity and Potential of Diversity at Conference

November 03, 2009



Record Settlement Awarded in Housing
Discrimination Lawsuit

November 03, 2009



Community Activist Receives FBI Award for Work in Promoting Racial and Cultural Diversity

November 03, 2009



Black aviator remembered as inspiration

November 03, 2009



Republicans Call for Hearing on ACORN

November 03, 2009



Profiteering from misery: Private prison scams target American Indians

November 03, 2009



Celebrities Join Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program

November 03, 2009

The Black Barbershop Health Outreach program, sponsored by a grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will offer free diabetes and high blood pressure screenings to African American


Civil rights groups open Washington office in final health-care push

November 03, 2009



FATHERS & FAMILIES COALITION OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN L.A.

November 03, 2009



Indiana U Men and Women of Color Leadership Hold Combined Leadership Conference

November 03, 2009



Obama inspires black men to step up

November 04, 2009

It could be easy to overstate Obama's impact on black men. Few would say that a black man sitting in the Oval Office is going to wipe out the challenges black men have faced for generations. But black leaders say something across the nation seems to be stirring.


November is National Diabetes Awareness Month: Are you at risk?

November 04, 2009

The American Diabetes Association reports that if current trends continue, one out of three Americans, and half of all minorities born in the year 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. It is estimated that


NAACP Says Chattanooga "Has Major Race Problem"

November 04, 2009

A study by the local NAACP in the wake of recent police shootings of two black youths concludes "there is a general perception that Chattanooga/Hamilton County has a major race problem."


Credit Cards Not Color Blind?

November 04, 2009

An individual living in a predominantly Black neighborhood is less likely to get approved for a credit card than the individual in a White neighborhood, even when the


Chicago Ethnic Media Question U.S. Census Officials

November 04, 2009



Appeals court rules against Latino's voting
rights lawsuit

November 04, 2009



Does race, income predict prostate
cancer outcome?

November 04, 2009



Civil Rights Organizations Urge Confirmation Vote on Legal Council Nominee

November 04, 2009



Big Ten's First Black Student Body President to be Celebrated at Indiana U. Weekend Event

November 04, 2009



On National Day of Action, Women Declare: Being a Woman is Not a Pre-existing Condition

November 04, 2009



Advocates for Children's Health Continue 'Stroller Brigade' in NYC

November 04, 2009

Children, parents, grandparents and champions rally for children across the country in stroller brigades to ensure that millions of uninsured and underinsured children are not left behind in health reform legislation.


2009 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS TAKES VIEWERS
ON A RIDE

November 04, 2009



American Indian College Fund Raises More than $400,000 for Scholarships

November 04, 2009



Following "mixed night for equality," Lambda Legal renews call for hope and action

November 04, 2009



Wichita Museum Gets Grant to Record Black History

November 04, 2009



Blacks happier with U.S. under Obama

November 04, 2009



Maine voters overturn state’s new same-sex marriage law

November 04, 2009



Tribal concerns to gain U.S. attention

November 04, 2009



White City Council members the minority in NYC for first time ever

November 04, 2009

And, as expected, voters certified the election of John Liu, 42, as city controller, making him the first Asian-American to win a citywide office in the Big Apple


New Survey: Nearly 40% of Blacks with Diabetes Delay Foot Care Due to Lack of Coverage

November 04, 2009



Black Caucus Looks to Ensure Minorities Get Share of Contracts

November 04, 2009



Anti-Interracial Marriage Justice Resigns

November 04, 2009



American Indian Leaders Question
Delays On Nominee

November 04, 2009



Three Idaho Men Sentenced for Federal
Hate Crime Assault

November 04, 2009



Minority Coalition to Participate in Whitehouse Roundtable

November 04, 2009



Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards Gala to be Held at United Nations in NY

November 04, 2009



Watershed moment in Boston as Minorities win big

November 05, 2009



Crazy Horse Memorial will be home to Native education programs

November 05, 2009



Race, recession could play role in Houston, Atlanta mayoral runoffs

November 05, 2009



Black community shows growing interest
in going green

November 05, 2009



CA. Police Review Commission Report Finds Rise in African-American Complaints

November 05, 2009



Health officials urge blacks to be tested for AIDS

November 05, 2009



Native Americans teach heritage to break stereotypes

November 05, 2009



Tribal leaders to meet with Obama

November 05, 2009



New Study "Ask U.S. Hispanics" Consumer Profile 2009, released

November 05, 2009



Nike Introduces New Collection with Native Americans in Mind

November 05, 2009



CDC invests in health prevention for Hispanics at home and in Latin America

November 05, 2009



National leaders discuss issues vital to Hispanic business community

November 05, 2009



Obama to Native Americans: "You will not
be forgotten"

November 05, 2009



Broadcasters exec to Arbitron: "Minority broadcasters have been slammed"

November 05, 2009



ACLU Sues State Of Florida And State Officials Over Graduation Rates of Minorities

November 05, 2009



Civil rights icon says post-racial society
remains elusive

November 05, 2009



Colleges Fight to Get and Keep Black Males

November 05, 2009

In higher education Black males have lagged behind Black women and their counterparts for decades. Since 1990 Black women have increased their four-year college graduation rate by 14 percentage points


Clear Channel seeks to benefit from African-American reach by unifying stations

November 05, 2009

The Urban Network looks to offer marketers a single cross-platform opportunity to reach Chicago's African-American audience through radio, digital and event marketing even as programming on WGCI, V103 and


Urban League and Wells Fargo Launch National Housing Partnership

November 05, 2009

During its first year, the multi-faceted relationship will include grants to selected National Urban League affiliates for foreclosure counseling , technical assistance for foreclosure prevention programs, staff


'Black is Back' Protest Slated for D.C. Saturday

November 05, 2009

The Black is Back Coalition aims to draw upon the support of many of the leading anti-imperialist organizations, journalists, organizers, artists and scholars of the


United Negro College Fund Kicks Off 'Empower Me' Tour

November 05, 2009

Targeting more than twenty historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the tour will inspire and motivate youth to use their education not only to enhance their professional growth opportunities, but to


Offensive Or Educational: Website Entrance Page Sparks Debate

November 05, 2009

People are talking about the website set up for the launch of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. When you visit the website, the homepage makes users choose between the "White Entrance" or the "Colored Entrance" to enter the website. Both entrances go to the same page.


'Go Red Por Tu Corazon' at the Latin Grammy's to Educate Latinas About Their Heart Health

November 05, 2009



Report Exposes Campaign of Racial
Attacks from Far Right

November 05, 2009



Grambling athletics director to be inducted into African American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

November 05, 2009



Civil Rights Memorial marks 20 years

November 05, 2009

It has been 20 years today since more than 6,000 people witnessed the dedication of a memorial to martyrs of the civil rights movement. Now, between 20,000 and 30,000 people visit the Civil Rights


Backers, foes of same-sex marriage reflect

November 05, 2009



U.S. Unemployment Rate Rises to 10.2%. For Hispanics, Unemployment at 13.1%

November 06, 2009

The economy shed another 190,000 jobs in October, bringing the number of jobs lost since Obama was sworn in to 3.8 million. Worse still, the unemployment rate rose from 9.8% to 10.2% percent. With only


Audio Profile - First Black Feature Film Maker Oscar Micheaux

November 06, 2009

Largely regarded as the first African-American filmmaker to produce and distribute feature films, he began his career in 1919 in the infancy of the American movie industry at a time when theaters across the nation were still segregated


Roundtable Discussion Gathers Congressional Black Caucus Members

November 06, 2009



San Antonio Hispanic chamber garners top accreditation

November 06, 2009



Issues Related To Illegal Immigrants Could Threaten Health Bill

November 06, 2009



Marketers Poised to Make Hispanic Market
Top Priority

November 06, 2009



"The Paradox of Race: Reflections on the Not-So-Level Playing Field" Lecture at University of Utah

November 06, 2009



FLORIDA HOLDS FIRST PAGEANT FOR
MISS BLACK USA

November 06, 2009



Does 'Precious' movie stereotype big black women?

November 06, 2009

Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, a diversity educator at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, considers Push a powerful story that addresses many secrets that the African


First Hispanic confirmed as US Attorney for Mass.

November 06, 2009



Minorities Are Missing in Tax Field

November 06, 2009



Hispanic Elected Officials Gather in San Antonio for National League of Cities Conference

November 06, 2009



New study says Asian Americans losing out on government contracts

November 06, 2009



Black vets 'have story to tell'

November 06, 2009

They were men who served their country more than six decades ago in World War II. And Dixon, who came from a family where generations of men served in the military, thought that those old men - and women, as well - deserved to be recognized for their sacrifices.


Rising NFL viewership signals cultural shift for Hispanics

November 06, 2009



Hispanic Caucus Warns Obama On Immigration Language In Health Care Bill

November 06, 2009



Houston's Ebony Opera marks NAACP
100th anniversary

November 06, 2009



BYU Football: Remembering the Black 14 Protest

November 06, 2009

But nothing could have prepared BYU's football players and coaches for what they would encounter on Oct. 18, 1969 when they arrived at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyo.


RACIAL DISPARITY IN HOUSE ETHICS PROBES: Investigations target black lawmakers

November 06, 2009



Blacks still drawn to Islam despite FBI raids

November 06, 2009



African-Americans hit inordinately hard
by recession

November 06, 2009

Staggeringly high unemployment among black middle class wipes out a generation of wealth. The landscape is so bleak that some laid-off workers are using this time as a sort of sabbatical, living off unemployment while they go back to school or into training programs.


National Black Fine Art Show Announces One
Year Hiatus

November 06, 2009



Panel: Fear, misinformation hamper efforts to immunize minority groups against H1N1

November 06, 2009

Safety fears, misinformation and a distrust of doctors hamper efforts to persuade members of minority groups to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu strain, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials told ethnic media leaders Nov. 5.


Amendment Condemned as Effort to Suppress Latino Census Count

November 06, 2009



Atlanta School Board Member Wins Nation's Top Prize In Urban Education

November 06, 2009



ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS DEADLINE NOV 18

November 06, 2009



Weekend symposium at Georgia University honors the civil rights movement

November 06, 2009

"[The symposium will] highlight civil rights activism in Georgia and across the United States," said Derrick Alridge, director of the Institute for African American Studies. "We want to look beyond [the civil rights movement] and look at civil rights issues globally and in the present."


Drastic dropoff in mortgages to Indians in 2008

November 06, 2009



9.75M settlement in Boston minority-
contracts probe

November 06, 2009



Protesters: No more votes on civil rights

November 06, 2009



NOW Opposes Health Care Bill That Strips Millions of Women of Abortion Access

November 09, 2009



John Conyers: Obama needs to get tough with Senate on health care legislation

November 09, 2009



GM, Ford Accused of snubbing Black media

November 09, 2009



Purdue's Black Cultural Center to host civil rights leader

November 09, 2009

Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., co-founder, president and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, will speak LIVE from Purdue University
WATCH HERE WED 7PM EST


Field of Forgotten Dreams: One of the last surviving stadiums that hosted Negro League games

November 09, 2009

The sweet sound of home run after home run—crack, crack, crack—attracted the attention of Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard, two Negro League players preparing for a game at Hinchliffe later that day. Irvin was introduced to the two stars,


Asian Caucus meets with Cabinet Secretaries

November 09, 2009

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) has hosted a series of meetings with the new Cabinet Secretaries and Agency Heads of President Obama’s Administration to ensure that the concerns of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are well represented throughout federal agencies.


Racial concerns at child welfare agency

November 09, 2009

They’re attempting to create “A No-DCF Zone,” referring to the Department of Children and Families, to draw attention to what they say is a lack of minority input into a state agency whose clientele are more often black and Hispanic than not.


7th Annual Willie Gary Classic College Fair to be Held in Florida

November 09, 2009

The Willie Gary Classic Presents the 7th Annual Willie Gary Classic College Fair at Raines High School on Saturday November 14, 2009 from 11am - 3pm


Lone GOP vote for health bill draws attention

November 09, 2009

Representative Anh Cao, a freshman from New Orleans, is a Vietnamese-American who represents a largely African-American district that had been the fiefdom of Democrat William Jefferson, was under indictment when Cao ousted him last November.


Forgotten Civil Rights hero was "one of a kind"

November 09, 2009

Some mark the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery bus boycott. Some, closer to correct, mark it at the murder of Emmett Till. But no mass movement starts big, all of a sudden. In the 1940s and early ’50s, many years before the movement made the pages of the white press and then television, there were brave souls at work, in the north and in “the belly of the beast,” Mississippi.


Whether they know it or not, minority teen girls have advocate

November 09, 2009

Last week she and a group of women from The Black Star Project -- an advocacy group that mentors and tutors black and Latino students -- approached three Paul Robeson High School juniors, each 17, to offer them mentoring services.


Black caucus seeks info on Boeing's hiring practices

November 09, 2009



Maryland schools work on work force diversity

November 09, 2009



Studies giving more insight to breast cancer disparities among races

November 09, 2009



University Research Reveals MD Bias Against Minorities in Transplants

November 09, 2009



How African-American Males Can Succeed in School

November 09, 2009



National Professional Hispanic Organizations Partner to Support Latino Business

November 09, 2009



Two Harlem Streets Named for Civil Rights Leaders

November 09, 2009



Latino Public Broadcasting Announces Results of 2009 Open Call

November 09, 2009



Event looks to close gap between white and minority homeowners in Minnesota

November 09, 2009



National Coalition of 100 Black Women Candace Women of Achievement Awards Seeks Nominees

November 09, 2009



Race Shouldn't Be a Factor in Rape

November 09, 2009



Does intermarriage threaten Native
American culture?

November 09, 2009



Workshop Designed To Connect Teachers with Hispanic Culture

November 09, 2009



Runoff system a Southern relic,"hurts minorities' chances to win elections"

November 09, 2009



Mohawk chief cites hope from D.C. talks

November 09, 2009



NEW HEAD OF HISPANIC CIVIL RIGHTS GROUP SAYS IMMIGRATION REFORM IS A TOP PRIORITY

November 09, 2009



Civil rights groups vow to continue fight to ban immigrant screening program for inmates

November 09, 2009



Education top civil rights issue, Philly mayor tells Reading NAACP

November 09, 2009



American Indian Group Helps Others Succeed

November 09, 2009



The Power of Youth Voice: Public forum to be held in Philadelphia

November 09, 2009



Atlanta Mayor Vote Largely Along Race Lines

November 09, 2009



Black EOE Journal Releases Results Of The 2009 Best Of The Best Diversity Survey

November 10, 2009



Chinese American military vets honored

November 10, 2009



Purdue's Black Cultural Center To Host Civil Rights Leader

November 10, 2009

Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., co-founder, president and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, will speak from Purdue University
LIVE HERE WED 7PM EST


Abortion In Health Reform - How Did Your Representative Vote?

November 10, 2009

On Saturday, the House of Representatives passed a major health care reform bill, bringing us one step closer to ending higher premiums based on gender, denials by insurance companies for having had a


Former New York Post Editor Files Lawsuit Charging Racism, Sexism

November 10, 2009

Sandra Guzman was an editor at the Post charged with running, among other things, a section aimed at Latino readers. After the paper published a Sean Delonas cartoon depicting President Barack Obama as


World War II Navajo Code Talkers Seek To Preserve Legacy

November 10, 2009

Sixty-five years after the end of the war, these four men were in Washington to ensure that the recognition they received that day will live on


Doctor Visits Get Shorter For Minorities, Care Quality "Poor"

November 10, 2009

While older patients and new patients had longer visits, non-Hispanic black patients and Hispanic patients had significantly shorter visits than whites, the researchers found. They say they were


Black Community Leaders Fight to Eliminate HIV/AIDS

November 10, 2009



MA Gov. Helps Minorities, Women Compete For Stimulus $$$

November 10, 2009



New Program Launches To Help Save Lives Of African Americans

November 10, 2009



BET Airs News Exclusive On Obesity In Black America Sunday

November 10, 2009



Homeland Security Awards $46M Immigration
Task Order

November 10, 2009



Woman To Sue Over Immigration Program

November 10, 2009



Retired Black Congressman To Be Honored By Bar Assn

November 10, 2009

“Congressman Stokes has broken down many barriers, first as the state of Ohio’s first African American member of Congress, then as the first African American member of the Committee on


Tom Brokaw To Co-Host First-Ever Characters Unite National Town Hall On Healing America's Divisions

November 10, 2009

Inspired by USA Network’s community affairs campaign – Characters Unite -- this event will bring together a diverse panel of distinguished leaders to generate fresh ideas for actions by individuals


Grant Will Aid Minority, Rural Communities

November 10, 2009



Civil Rights Marker Vandalized

November 10, 2009

Two months after being placed, a marker commemorating the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers has been defaced. Early Sunday the letters KKK were discovered spray painted across the sign on Highway 19, south of Philadelphia


More Minorities Own Their Homes In Minnesota

November 10, 2009



Reports Highlight Need Of Effective, Commited Teachers For Minorities

November 10, 2009



Health Care Reform Confab At Howard U
On Thursday

November 10, 2009



University Of Miss To Address Growing Problem Of Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

November 10, 2009



HUD To Help Home Foreclosure Victims

November 10, 2009



U Of Illinois Starts Program To Study Cell Pain

November 10, 2009



Feds Push For Latino Business Enterprise

November 10, 2009



Major Report On Latinos In Arizona To Be Released

November 10, 2009



Senate Urged By Latinos To Pass Health Care Reform

November 10, 2009



VIDEO: Rep. John Conyers Calls On Obama To Keep Promise Not To Fund Abortions In Health Bill

November 10, 2009



National Teleconference On Immigration Reform To Be Held Nov. 18th

November 10, 2009



Education And Science Forum Seeks To Boost Minority Participation

November 10, 2009



Conference Explores Black Activism

November 11, 2009



African-American Celebrities Talk About Epilepsy

November 11, 2009



New Report Finds Greater Diversity In U.S.
Union Membership

November 11, 2009



Survey Reveals Law Firms Advancing Diversity

November 11, 2009



Black Elected Officials Question Net
Neutrality Proposal

November 11, 2009



New Book Explores Lessons Learned From Tuskegee Syphilis Study

November 11, 2009



Hispanic Media Details Goals

November 11, 2009



Study: Black Children Show Good Judgment

November 11, 2009



Mormon Church Supports Inclusive Anti-Discrimination Law

November 11, 2009



Purdue's Black Cultural Center To Host Civil Rights Leader Live Here 7PM EST Tonight

November 11, 2009

Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., co-founder, president and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, will speak from Purdue University


Report: Asian Pacific Americans Remain Absent From Corporate Boardrooms

November 11, 2009

"Despite social, business and economic rise, Asian Pacific Americans remain absent from corporate boardrooms," said J.D. Hokoyama, LEAP's President and CEO. "This is an issue we hope to address fully in


"Most U.S. Kids Sentenced To Die In Prison Are Black"

November 11, 2009

The one time Stevenson attempted to mention it, as one of the "arbitrary features" of the distribution of life-without


L.A. County's Free H1N1 Vaccine Clinics Have Vaccinated Few Blacks, Public Health Officials Say

November 11, 2009

It remains unclear how many African Americans have been vaccinated countywide. The county requires those who wish to be vaccinated at free clinics to complete a vaccination form that includes their age, sex, race and other demographic information.


Joe Louis: A Veteran’s Day Tribute To An American hero

November 11, 2009

When asked why he entered the army Louis he issued the following: "Lots of things are wrong with America, but Hitler ain't going to fix them."


National Leadership And Diversity Conference To Be Held In December

November 11, 2009

2,500 administrators, teachers, and students from independent schools around the world will meet in Denver December 3-5 to attend the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) People of


Black WWII Pilot Gives Museum Gold Medal

November 11, 2009

The Afro-American Museum in Wilberforce, Ohio, will also receive signed photo posters of Williams and of other Tuskegee Airmen pilots. Williams had already donated one of his uniforms to the museum.


Gay Community Census Campaign Launched

November 11, 2009

Advocates and leaders gathered for the launch of Our Families Count (www.ourfamiliescount.org) -- a new voluntary public education initiative promoting LGBT visibility and participation in next year’s U.S. Census.


Hispanic Organizations Unite To Address Problems With Health Care Legislation

November 11, 2009



"Forty Years of Affirmation and Excellence" To Be Celebrated At Indiana U

November 11, 2009



Feds Urge Health Care Organizations To Break Language Access Barriers

November 11, 2009



Money Earmarked To Revitalize Communities Nationwide

November 11, 2009



Hollywood To Open Its Wallets For Sudan

November 11, 2009



Feds Announce Plans To Attack Intl Latino Gangs

November 11, 2009



Supporters Of Jailed Black Activist To March Protest In DC

November 11, 2009



American Medical Association Calls for Repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell"

November 11, 2009



Austin Texas Prepares Minority Businesses

November 11, 2009



University Of California Takes Steps To Reopen Black LA Hospital

November 11, 2009



Experts Offer Strategies for Working with Immigrant Victims of Violence

November 11, 2009



Florida Congressman Pays Tribute to
America’s Veterans

November 11, 2009



Report Claims Immigrants Good For The Military

November 11, 2009



Lack of Interpreters Affects Doctor-Patient Relationships In Cancer Care

November 11, 2009



LA Latinos To Honor Anheuser-Busch For Community Support

November 12, 2009

Also being honored will be Actress Eva Longoria Parker, who will receive the Community Services Award; Anthony Solana Jr., who will receive the


Gates Foundation Awards Millions To Help Minority Schools In Seattle And Houston

November 12, 2009

"While charter schools have proven to be extremely effective at improving access to quality education, they face unique challenges with


Human Rights Campaign Launches National Action Alert On Workplace Discrimination

November 12, 2009

ENDA, which has been introduced in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, would address discrimination in the workplace by making it illegal to fire, refuse to hire or refuse to promote an employee based on the


Community Groups Help Bring Affordable Housing To Chicago Neighborhood

November 12, 2009

Representatives from the Lawndale Christian Development Corp. (LCDC) and Harris Bank will be joined today by local elected officials for the unveiling


Black Reality Star Gets Dating Advice From Donald Trump

November 12, 2009

Real Estate Billionaire and Entertainment Mogul Donald J. Trump has partnered with TV One on a groundbreaking new reality series entitled, "Omarosa's Ultimate Merger"


Accounting Group Focuses On Driving Economic Growth Through Expansion Of Women-Owned Businesses

November 12, 2009

Worldwide, women own or operate 25-33% of all private businesses, according to the World Bank. Ernst & Young'sScaling up report highlights key barriers to growth and unique characteristics of women-owned


President Announces Forum On Jobs And
Economic Growth

November 12, 2009



The NAACP Asks You To Join "The 880 Campaign"

November 12, 2009



HUD Threatens To Block Washington D.C.'s AIDS Funding

November 12, 2009

Assistant Secretary Mercedes M. Márquez said HUD will send a letter to the city this week stipulating that no new AIDS housing money will be awarded unless the D.C.


ACLU Urges U.S. To Address Voting
Rights For Minorities

November 12, 2009



Minority Coalition Praises Proposal That Will Help All Florida Minority Families And Businesses

November 12, 2009



La Raza Progress Report Says Congress Must Reach All Communities With Recovery Efforts

November 12, 2009



Minority Bar Takes Message To Schools

November 12, 2009



Entertainer Karen Williams And Author Michelle Brown Join National Black Justice Coalition

November 12, 2009



Nashville Black Caucus Wants More Diversity In Convention Hall Contracts

November 12, 2009



Hispanic Business Association Offers Strategies
For Success

November 12, 2009



Phila. Black Firefighters Sue Union, Cite Racism

November 12, 2009



Commentator Roland Martin On Afghanistan

November 12, 2009

Retired Gen. Colin Powell, in an exclusive interview with me today on The Tom Joyner Morning Show, said he has advised President Barack Obama to take all the time


Missouri Civil Rights Committee Focuses On Kansas City School District

November 12, 2009



Chicago Urban League Wins Two TV Emmy Awards

November 12, 2009



Satellite Radio To Air Women's Channel

November 12, 2009



L.A. Police Dept chief-designate Charlie Beck Meets With Civil Rights Groups

November 12, 2009



Hispanic Bar Group Applauds New US Asst Atty
Gen Appointment

November 12, 2009



Congressional Health Reform Bill Gets Failing
Grade For Poor Kids

November 12, 2009



Hispanic Civil Rights Group Endorses Health Care Reform Bill

November 12, 2009



National Memorial To Tribal Veterans Unveiled

November 12, 2009



Who's Afraid Of Michael Steele?

November 12, 2009



Rev Sharpton Continues on Education
Tour Tomorrow

November 12, 2009



Evelyn Lowery to Receive Civil Rights Distinguished Service Award

November 12, 2009



Generations of Black Alumni to Reunite for Homecoming This Weekend

November 12, 2009



Feds Expand Training To Native Americans

November 13, 2009



Federal Housing Administration "Critical To
Minority Borrowers"

November 13, 2009



Civic group looks to break barriers by using hip-hop

November 13, 2009



'Post-Racial' America? Not Yet, According To Report Released By NAACP Legal Defense Fund

November 13, 2009



Medical Journal Explores Latino Health And
Health Care

November 13, 2009



Detroit Mayor Bing To Speak At 'Boys to Men' Education Forum Tomorrow

November 13, 2009



Activist Hopeful That Civil Rights "Cold Case Squad" Will Soon Get To Work

November 13, 2009



Minority Opportunities Rise In Legal Profession

November 13, 2009



Founder Of Harlem Children's Zone Receives International Education Award

November 13, 2009



Urban Institute: Progress Enrolling Children
In Medicaid

November 13, 2009



'Social Toxins' Infect Black Males

November 13, 2009



Miami's Black Episcopal Churches Recall Segregation

November 13, 2009



Children's Defense Fund Urges Passing Of
Casey Amendment

November 13, 2009



ESPN Launches 24 Hour Spanish-Language Station In Tampa

November 13, 2009



State Of Ohio Hosting Trade Fair For Women, Minority-Owned Biz

November 13, 2009



Video: FBI Targets Transnational Gangs

November 13, 2009



Latinos Are The Least Represented Group Of Color In California's Nonprofit Sector, Report Shows

November 13, 2009



Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Filed In Missouri

November 13, 2009



US Welcomes The United Nations' Creation Of
Mandela Day

November 13, 2009



Committee To Hold Vote On Employment Non-Discrimination Act Wednesday

November 13, 2009



University Reaches Underpriviliged Youth Through Golf

November 13, 2009

Before Tiger Woods became a household name, many African Americans viewed golf as a leisure pastime for upper-class, white people.


Los Angeles YWCA Awarded $82 mil To Fund Job Corps Urban Campus Housing

November 13, 2009

The Urban Campus will be centered in the heart of downtown Los Angeles' South Park business district. The 154,000 square foot building will contain a state of the art library, computer lab, modernized medical and


Civil War's Black Troops Saluted

November 13, 2009

The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club is a 16-year-old organization of military and law-enforcement veterans, most of them African-Americans, who ride and engage in


Latino Trendsetter Awards To Be Held Monday At United Nations In NYC

November 13, 2009

This year, a portion of the proceeds will be given to the scholarship fund for deserving CUNY students, with the following recipients: Melinda Gonzales and Stephanie Torres of CUNY Lehman College; Rachel Soto of CUNY Queens College; andVictoria Rodriguez of the City College of New York. These young Latina trendsetters are part of the 100 Hispanic Womenleadership program.


Forest Whitaker to Keynote Color Magazine's All-Inclusive Awards

November 13, 2009

The All-Inclusive Awards will recognize three organizations and leaders who have paved the way for change by embracing and fostering workforce diversity and inclusiveness in the areas of Leadership, Supplier Diversity and Change Agent. Awardees will excel in recruitment and retention of diverse employees, creating opportunities, employing diverse


Black Caucus Holds "Discussion On Race"

November 13, 2009

As the Congressional Black Caucus continues its focus to provide Opportunities for All: Pathways Out of Poverty, the caucus will hold a “Discussion on Race” Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Report Examines Gay Youth In Juvenile Courts

November 13, 2009

The report paints a sobering picture of the experiences of LGBT youth in delinquency courts. A significant percentage of youth in detention facilities


Turnaround Schools That Work: Moving Beyond Separate but Equal

November 13, 2009

Kahlenberg recommends using magnet schools that integrate students by socioeconomic status as a better approach to turning around schools. While acknowledging that there are both successful and


Closing The Achievement Gap Of Minority Kids

November 13, 2009



The Power Of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

November 16, 2009

**Watch Live Forum Here Wednesday, 6:45 PM ET**
This public forum is designed to open discussion to educators, parents, researchers, students, and community members about the potential of learning through engagement with digital media.


New Report: More Than 49 Million Americans at Risk of Hunger

November 16, 2009

The prevalence of food insecurity was more common in African-American and Hispanic households, and also in households headed by a single parent, the report said. Regionally, food insecurity was most prevalent in the south, feeding america


Minority Series Finds Wings Online

November 16, 2009

The Web gave her the freedom to fly creatively, she says. How many black female superheroes are on television now? How many black women are writing their own scripts


Charles H. Wright Museum Gets Grant For Underground Railroad Project

November 16, 2009



Vanishing American Indian Languages A 'Tragedy'

November 16, 2009



*VIDEO* Chinese Hotel Workers Take On Hyatt

November 16, 2009



Palm Beach County Schools Chief Urges Minorities To Back Controversial Program

November 16, 2009



ACLU Joins Civil Rights Coalition Partners In
Urging Reforms

November 16, 2009



Shining A Light On "Invisibility Factor" Experienced By American Indian Students

November 16, 2009



Civil-Rights Panel Hears Issues Within Kansas
City Schools

November 16, 2009



Black, Gay And Proud: Event Features
National Author

November 16, 2009



Minority College Students Find Support In
Campus 'Posses'

November 16, 2009



American Indian Heritage Month Celebration Teaches 'We Are One Tribe'

November 16, 2009



Cap-And-Trade Would Mostly Burden The Poor

November 16, 2009



NOW Urges Vote Against 'Hyde On Steroids'

November 16, 2009



Princeton University's Center For African American Studies Launches Civic Internship Program

November 16, 2009



BET To Tackle Teen Violence Tonight In Live Televised Forum

November 16, 2009



Insurance Company Prepares Colleges To Deal With Transgender Issues On Campus

November 16, 2009



FL's Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink Backs Adoption By Gays, Lesbians

November 16, 2009



National Urban League Organizes High Flying Healthcare Fight

November 16, 2009



Researcher Studies American Indian Adoption Into White Households

November 16, 2009



Powwow Has Impact On School District

November 16, 2009



Racial Harassment, Covert And Overt Racism In Workplace To Be Addressed At Nov. 20 Event

November 16, 2009



North Carolina Builder Honored For
Reflecting Diversity

November 16, 2009



Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Redskins' Naming Case

November 16, 2009

The court without comment refused to get involved in the long-running dispute. The decision essentially lets stand a lower court ruling that the activists waited too long to bring the challenge.


Spotlight On Dept Of Justice New Civil Rights Head Tom Perez

November 16, 2009

Perez turned his attention to civil rights, serving in the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department and as an aide to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. He also served as Maryland's secretary of labor, licensing and regulation and on President Obama's transition team.


Raising The Bar: 20,000 Minority & Low-income NYC Students With College Degrees By 2030

November 16, 2009

Harlem Educational Activities Fund Celebrates 20th Anniversary With a Pledge to Help More Students Become College Bound


The Latino Breakfast Club And Chicago Hope Academy Bridge The Gap

November 16, 2009

As part of the Chicago area participation in Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Latino Breakfast Club (LBC) and Chicago Hope Academy (Hope) present “Bridging the Gap.” On November 18th, 2009 at 3pm, the Senior Class of Hope and members of business


Civil Rights Leader D’Army Bailey Offers Words Of Wisdom At Florida A & M

November 16, 2009

A former judge, Bailey is the founder of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, the place where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in


CDC Report Finds Minorities Face "Severe" Disparities Regarding Sexually Transmitted Diseases

November 16, 2009



Obama Establishes Agency To Address
Financial Discrimination

November 17, 2009



Black Investment Expert Mellody Hobson: 401(k) Plans Need To Reach Out To Minorities

November 17, 2009



Japanese League Praises Obama's Appointment To Asian Initiative Board

November 17, 2009



National Congress of American Indians Demands Protection of Rights In California

November 17, 2009



N.A.A.C.P. Prods Obama on Job Losses

November 17, 2009



Mexico Indian Remains Returned From
NY For Burial

November 17, 2009



NYC American Museum Of Natural History Celebrates Kwanzaa With Festival

November 17, 2009



Asian Civil Rights Group Criticizes Bo Dietl for "Offensive Behavior"

November 17, 2009



Congressional Black Caucus Holds "Discussion On Race" Tomorrow

November 17, 2009



Grant Seeks To Improve Access To Clinical Trials In Minority Populations

November 17, 2009



Anonymous $5 Mil Donation Helps Impoverished Youth Around The World

November 17, 2009



Wall Street Now Home To American Indian Firm

November 17, 2009



Foundation Examines How Racial And Ethnic Minorities Fare Under Health Care Reforms

November 17, 2009



The Power Of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

November 17, 2009

**Watch Live Forum Here Tomorrow, 6:45 PM ET**
This public forum is designed to open discussion to educators, parents, researchers, students, and community members about the potential of learning through engagement with digital media


Education Dept. Calls On Parents To Self-Identify Child's Race

November 17, 2009

As racial and ethnic compositions in school populations continue to change, this data is supposed to more accurately reflect the heritage of children, which is something families want the opportunity to do, according to NFES; however, in the Federal Register


NOW to Rally in Pitts' Pennsylvania District to Denounce Stupak-Pitts Amendment

November 17, 2009

"Thanks in large part to Pitts' efforts, the House's version of health care reform now stands as the greatest threat to women's fundamental right to


Educators Of Low-Income and Minority Students Use Multiple Strategies to Meet Academic Standards, Report Says

November 17, 2009

Nationwide, most principals focused on multiple strategies to help students meet academic standards, such as using student data to inform instruction and increasing professional development for teachers, according to our analysis of data from a U.S.


The Buck Stops Here: Assessing Diversity In College Football

November 17, 2009

America has its first African‐American president. Yet our record for hiring football coaches of color is terrible. We do not have an African‐American head football coach in the SEC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac‐10, or Big East.”


March Of Dimes Partners To Educate Latinas On The Importance Of Milk

November 17, 2009

"TOMA LECHE's goal has always been to educate families about the health benefits of drinking milk," says Steve James, executive director of the CMPB. "With our awareness


10th Annual National Adoption Day
Set For Saturday

November 17, 2009

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.


NASA Hosts Native Peoples Workshop To Study Climate Change

November 17, 2009

The workshop will help ensure participation by tribal colleges and universities in the development of response and adaptation policies and


Civil rights era photographers lauded

November 17, 2009



African-American Men At Higher Risk Of False Positives In Prostate Testing

November 17, 2009



Urban Caucus Chairman Fattah Advocates for Private Equity, Job Creation in Minority Markets

November 17, 2009



Asian Council Condemns "Racist Remarks Targeting Rep. Cao"

November 17, 2009



Civil Rights Group Claims Florida Times Union Promotes Racial Tensions

November 17, 2009



Tuning In For Immigration Reform

November 17, 2009



Civil Rights Organizations Call For End To Alleged Police Misconduct

November 17, 2009



Health Dept. And La Raza Hold Bilingual Town Hall For Latinos To Discuss H1N1

November 17, 2009



Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Presents Briefing on Hispanics and Health Care

November 17, 2009



Black Men Face Higher Odds Of Sudden Cardiac Death New Survey Shows

November 18, 2009



SC Cancer Researchers "Black Women Are Not Represented" In Mammogram Study

November 18, 2009



Reform Efforts Evaluated In New Urban Institute Book On America's Schools

November 18, 2009



Empowerment Summit Highlights Underserved In The Midst Of The Broadband Revolution

November 18, 2009



Health Care Briefing For Ethnic Media: Immigrants Have A Huge Stake In Reform

November 18, 2009



The Power Of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

November 18, 2009

**Watch Live Forum Here Tonight, 6:45 PM ET**
This public forum is designed to open discussion to educators, parents, researchers, students, and community members about the potential of learning through engagement with digital media


PRECIOUS Director Lee Daniels Tackling Civil Rights with SELMA

November 18, 2009

Lee Daniels, the expert director of this year’s likely Oscar-contender Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire , is in advanced negotiations to direct Selma, a piece about the 1965 march in Alabama that marked “the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement.” Christian Colson of Slumdog Millionaire fame and Pathé U.K. are set to produce. Hit the jump for more details and my brief thoughts on Precious.


Controversy Over Kansas City Dress Code Enforcement

November 18, 2009

"We believe strongly that everything we've done has been the right thing and we still have people in the community who think we're not," said


National Youth Summit in Chicago Starts Today

November 18, 2009

**Watch Here** The Youth Summit, entitled Democracy 2.0: Exploring the Millennial Generation's ROI, standing for "return on investment," will convene today's leading youth voices as well as a number of newcomers who will offer fresh perspectives and thoughtful proposals for reform and change.


Progressives Warn Of Coming Crisis Unless More Is Done To Create Jobs For Minorities

November 18, 2009

Progressive groups representing millions of workers and minorities across the country assembled today to send a message to President Obama and Congress -- it's time to do more to create new jobs. The AFL-CIO, the NAACP and the National Council Of La Raza held a


Black Caucus Pays Tribute On House Floor To Rev. Jackson's Run For President

November 18, 2009

Jesse Jackson first ran for The Democratic Nomination in 1984. Although he didn’t win he put up an impressive total of 450 delegates


Survey: More Minorities In US Playing Tennis

November 18, 2009

The survey showed participation grew in all age groups under 50 and within all ethnic groups. The biggest increases were among Hispanics, with 32 percent more playing the game. Blacks had a 19 percent increase


Black Coaches & Administrators Releases 6th Football Hiring Report Card

November 18, 2009

As the 2009 season ends, only seven (7) of the 120 Football bowl Subdivision coaching jobs are filled by African American. That's one less than 12 years ago


Poll Finds NJ Residents Optimistic About Race Relations Improving Down The Road

November 18, 2009



Education Secretary Duncan To Address National Alliance Of Black School Educators

November 18, 2009



Urban League Focuses On
Minority Small Business Recovery

November 18, 2009



Miss Gov Plans To Merge Black Colleges

November 18, 2009



New Plea To Open LA's MLK Medical Center

November 18, 2009



SBA Signs Pact With Black San Diego Contractors

November 18, 2009



Wall Street Firm To Assist Small Businesses

November 18, 2009



Grant To Improve Early Literacy Skills In Urban Preschools Awarded

November 18, 2009



Cal State Participates In "College Can Happen" Initiative For Disadvantaged Students

November 18, 2009



Affirmative Action On Trial In Cincinnati

November 18, 2009



Teleconference on Immigration Reform Tonight

November 18, 2009



Va To Look At Gifted Programs, Minority Numbers

November 18, 2009



DC Board Of Elections Declares No Popular Vote On Gay Marriage Rights

November 18, 2009



Attorney General Holder Urges Increases In Funding For Legal Services For The Poor

November 18, 2009



Millercoors Donates More Than One Million Dollars To Thurgood Marshall College Fund

November 18, 2009



BET To Host "Celebration Of Gospel" Special Dec 12

November 18, 2009



Minorities Discriminated Against At N.J.
Apartment Complex

November 19, 2009



Jesse Jackson: 'You can't vote against healthcare and call yourself a black man'

November 19, 2009

The Rev. Jesse Jackson on Wednesday night criticized Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.) for voting against the Democrats’ signature healthcare bill.


Detroit Hispanic Chamber Helps Students Gain Competitive Edge

November 19, 2009



Notre Dame Sociologist Discusses Threats To Minority Home Ownership

November 19, 2009

Williams marked the 47th anniversary of President Kennedy’s Executive Order 11063 by presenting a discussion paper titled “One Stroke of the Pen” to the Council on Contemporary Families, a national association of family scholars, mental health and


Leader Llaments Loss Of Indian Traditions

November 19, 2009

American Indians need their cultural roots for strength and identity, but many tribes are losing their language and religious traditions as their older


Immigration Council: Immigration Is Not Associated With Higher Crime

November 19, 2009

A new report from the restrictionist group, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), Immigration and Crime: Assessing a Conflicted Issue, attempts to overturn a century's worth of research which has demonstrated repeatedly that immigrants are less likely than the


Minorities Urge Obama To Tackle Jobless Rate In Their Communities

November 19, 2009

When the unemployment rate hit a 26-year high of 10.2 percent in October, it captured national attention, but little has been said about the racial disparities among job seekers.


Hispanics Minding Money In Downturn Without Sacrificing Pleasures, Research Finds

November 19, 2009



Dr. William Pickard To Keynote Summit On Minority Entrepreneurship And Investment Capital

November 19, 2009

Dr. Pickard is a 30 year serial entrepreneur who currently owns and runs one of the largest minority enterprises in the nation. He organized the Detroit partners of the MGM Grand Casino (in Detroit) as well as owning significant stake in five African-American


Coalition Urges Equal Access For Nation's
Minority Students

November 19, 2009



James Armstong, Civil Rights Flag Bearer, Dies

November 19, 2009



Research To Highlight Impact Of Poverty On Communication Skills In Children

November 19, 2009



Report: Minority, Female Writers In
TV Still Underrepresented

November 19, 2009



Healing America's Divisions To Be Highlighted In NY

November 19, 2009

"It's time to get past the labeling. We're all different, and we all bring something unique to the table," said Bonnie Hammer, president, NBCU Cable Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions. "We need our differences to unite us, not drive us apart."


Minority Diversity In Business To Be Focus
At NY Fete

November 19, 2009



FBI Seeks Your Help In Finding Civil Rights Victims' Next Of Kin

November 19, 2009



Legislation Offering Equal Employment Benefits For Gay Federal Employees Moves Forward

November 19, 2009



Audio Report: Public Interest Groups Call For Reform Of Civil Rights Commission

November 19, 2009



Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation Into CA. Transportation Dept.

November 19, 2009



U.S. Civil Rights Commission Investigates College Admission Bias

November 19, 2009



CT. Coalition Announces Campaign To Tackle Achievement Gap In Minority Students

November 19, 2009



Next Generation Of Latino Leadership
Honored By MALDEF

November 19, 2009



Report Notes Soaring Numbers Of Poor Southern Kids Suffering From Hunger

November 19, 2009



Labor Dept. Awards $55 Mil For Green Jobs And The Under-Served

November 19, 2009



NOW Urges Support At National Lobby Day And Rally To Stop Stupak-Pitts

November 19, 2009



Joint Center Applauds New Report On Policy Options For Expanding Broadband Adoption

November 19, 2009



University Of Iowa Offers A First In Diversity

November 19, 2009



University Research Shows Black Women "Losing Ground" In The Job Market

November 19, 2009

The authors find that women’s entry into management occupations slowed markedly in the 1990s. Furthermore, after decreasing in the 1980s, gender


Scam Targets Over 30 African American Churches

November 20, 2009



Big Brothers/Big Sisters Receives $1 Mil For Hispanic Mentoring

November 20, 2009

The seven-year-old Hispanic Mentoring Program helps Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies serve Hispanic children more effectively. The program provides agencies with communications strategies and tools that enhance engagement with Hispanic communities, alleviating language and cultural barriers


Asian Groups Join Together In Census
Monitoring Project

November 20, 2009

Join leaders from across the United States in sharing concerns about the census so that Asian American advocacy groups can develop a set of recommendations and feedback to improve the Census Bureau’s outreach to Asian Americans


Hollywood: Where Does An Honest Portrayal Of Black Lives Stop, And Exploitation Start?

November 20, 2009

The films' critics, black and white, see them as peddling black people as either helpless victims or heartless victimizers, unable to find the light without


Winning Author Tells Story Of Civil
Rights Pioneer

November 20, 2009

"When she stood, there was sort of an audible gasp. There was a wave that went through the room when people realized she was with me, that that person in history was there in that room," Hoose said in a telephone interview Thursday from New York.


Black Women’s Health Imperative Calls New Mammogram Guidelines "Death Sentence For Many Black Women"

November 20, 2009

“These new recommendations do not consider the data we have about younger African American women who have a more aggressive form of breast cancer,” asserts Zora Brown, 30-year breast cancer advocate and survivor and director of health and cultural affairs


Minorities Show Financial Resolve, Survey Shows

November 20, 2009

Driving this positive trend are Hispanic Americans and African Americans, with a total of 56 percent reporting they are more likely to make a resolution about


Shaw University Receives $4 Mil To Study Minority Health Research

November 20, 2009



Nineteen Alleged Latin Kings Gang Members Indicted On Federal Racketeering Conspiracy

November 20, 2009



Senator McCain Reiterates Support For Failed 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy

November 20, 2009



Rep. Virginia Foxx Credits GOP For Civil
Rights Legislation

November 20, 2009



Research Finds High Number Of U.S. Children Too Hungry To Learn

November 20, 2009



Graduation for All Act of 2009 Introduced To Improve Graduation Rates Of Under-Served Youth

November 20, 2009



City, Suburbs View Minorities Differently In Ohio, Report Shows

November 20, 2009



Native American Health Initiative Gets $10 Mil Grant From Washington

November 20, 2009



Urban League: Little Recovery Felt After Six Months For Black America

November 20, 2009



Hastings Calls For Increased Access To Voluntary Screening For HIV/AIDS And STI’s

November 20, 2009



Top Court Blocks Attempt To Toss Gov't Orders To Recognize Same-Sex Couples

November 20, 2009



Immigration Reform: The Phone Call Heard Around The Country

November 20, 2009



Florida Minority Group To Protest Federal Reserve Chief

November 20, 2009



Black Males Hit Extra Hard By Unemployment

November 20, 2009

This "he-cession," as it's sometimes called, has hit African-American men especially hard, increasing their unemployment rate to more than 17 percent last month.


As Military Academies Seek Diversity, Urban Lawmakers Often Make Fewest Nominations

November 20, 2009

As the nation's military academies try to recruit more minorities, they aren't getting much help from members of Congress from big-city


Foundation Gives Counselors Skills To Connect And Inspire Florida's Youth In Detention

November 20, 2009



'Road To Freedom' Civil Rights Exhibit
Journeys To L.A.

November 20, 2009



Study: Minority hotel workers face more risks
on the job

November 20, 2009



National Urban League Endeavors To Save
Our Neighborhoods

November 20, 2009



Judge Says Feds Must Grant Gay Lawyer
Benefits Pay

November 20, 2009



Hollywood To Open It's Wallets For Sudan Tomorrow

November 20, 2009



**Audio Report: Article Encourages Highlighting Racial Disparities

November 23, 2009



Black Power Has Arrived -- With Some
New Challenges

November 23, 2009



Lawrence University Researcher Finds "Diverse Classes Provided More Value"

November 23, 2009

"It is more effective to facilitate wide participation and let everyone into the discussion and then support increased levels of critical thinking, rather than to let a few students dominate at a high level and pretty much freeze everyone else out. We will need to do research


Scholars Question Methodology Of New Poll On Gay Troops

November 23, 2009

Academic researchers are expressing concerns over a new survey about "don't ask, don't tell" that the Military Times has distributed to some of its subscribers. The poll is expected to play a role in upcoming debates over whether to lift the ban on


Digital Divide Emerges At Hospitals Serving Poor Patients

November 23, 2009

The research finds the digital divide is associated with differences in how well hospitals address racial and ethnic disparities in care and highlights the importance of helping hospitals go electronic. Researchers surveyed 2,368 hospitals about their use of electronic


Success of new Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital Could Hinge On Board's Makeup

November 23, 2009



Study Shows Improved Symptoms Of Diabetes In African American Women

November 23, 2009



Frederick Douglass Descendants Declare
War On Slavery

November 23, 2009



"Outing Age 2010" Shines Spotlight On Challenges Facing Millions Of Gay Elders

November 23, 2009



Enviromentalists Charges Funds Never Reach Disadvantaged Communities

November 23, 2009



FBI Releases 2008 Hate Crime Statistics

November 23, 2009



Black Star News Awards Honors Exemplary Leaders

November 23, 2009



Call For National Unity Among African Americans

November 23, 2009



A Towering Reminder Of Alcatraz Occupation

November 23, 2009

Three large projectors placed on neighborhood rooftops will light up Coit Tower with a film about American Indians' two-year occupation of Alcatraz, which began 40 years ago this month.


Journalist Evelyn Cunningham Writing Piece On 'Unknown Black History'

November 23, 2009



Are Minorities Getting Enough Out of the Stimulus?

November 23, 2009

Miami's poorer residents have long complained that the city's meager public-transit system makes it harder for them to get to work. So when the Obama Administration announced the $787 billion stimulus plan earlier this year, many hoped some of


Musical Documentary About Civil Rights Movement On Oscar Short List

November 23, 2009



Ex-Football Player Leads Oregon To Change Minority Hiring Process

November 23, 2009



Rosa Parks Circle Set To Get Sculpture Of Civil Rights Icon

November 23, 2009

"To tell the rest of the story, you have to have her emerging from the seat and becoming the quiet leader that she was," said Dwight


Black Caucus Stalls Finance Overhaul

November 23, 2009



Gay & Racial Jabs on HBO's 'Entourage' Set

November 23, 2009

Rex Lee -- who plays Lloyd on the show -- was out in L.A. yesterday, where he claimed certain members of the crew "occasionally" make fun of his ethnicity and sexuality on set. Rex added, "I try not to let it bother me."


California Minority Advocacy Groups Send Letter To Blue Shield Of California

November 23, 2009



FCC Commissioner Repeats Call For Diversity, Meaningful Renewals

November 23, 2009



Team Explores Effects Of Broken Immigration Policy On Children In Immigrant Families

November 23, 2009



Gay Advocates Clash With Religious Leaders On Same-Sex Marriage

November 23, 2009



Black Conservatives Blasts Jesse Jackson Linking Racial Identity To ObamaCare Vote

November 23, 2009

"Ironically, Jackson is acting like a slaveowner trying to keep blacks on his ideological plantation, where they are required to support government programs that increase public dependency on a bureaucracy," Borelli added. "In Jackson's world, it appears a black man cannot have independent thought. They must follow Jackson blindly or face lashes from his tongue."


Fannie Mae Launches Program Aimed At Helping More Hispanics Buy Homes

November 23, 2009

The new website in Spanish mirrors the English version of HomePath.com featuring an interactive search tool of Fannie Mae-owned properties nationwide, details about HomePath® financing, a


Princeton University Encourages Black Alumni To Become More Involved

November 23, 2009



Hastings to Co-Chair Democratic Congressional Task Force On Job Creation

November 23, 2009



Racial Disparity In Colon Cancer Survival
Not Easily Explained

November 23, 2009



Center Helps Asian Americans Combat
Mental Illness

November 24, 2009



Tyler Perry Donates One Million Dollars To NAACP

November 24, 2009



Conference Marks 40 Years Of African And African American Studies At Dartmouth

November 24, 2009



PA City Council Rejects Deal Over Diversity Lawsuit

November 24, 2009



Seneca Chief Charges Congress Is Mistaken By Taxing Indian Cigarette Sales

November 24, 2009



Florida Rights Group Accuses Highway Patrol Of Racial Profiling

November 24, 2009



Raising Black Women’s Voices For Health Reform - The Fight Is Not Over

November 24, 2009



Educator Warns About Government Mandated HPV Vaccines For Black Females

November 24, 2009



Health Care Reform Means A Significant Boost In Resources For Indian Country

November 24, 2009



Immigration Report Raises Concerns Over Racial Profiling Potential

November 24, 2009



La Raza: The Faces Behind The FBI Hate
Crime Statistics

November 24, 2009



$5 Mil Minority Bank Revitalization
Initiative Announced

November 24, 2009



Do DC Taxicab Drivers Discriminate?

November 24, 2009



As Hunger Increases Across The Nation, So Do Helping Hands

November 24, 2009



Race To The Unemployment Line: Exploring The 'Ethnic Recession'

November 24, 2009



Property Owner Sued For Refusing To
Rent To Blacks

November 24, 2009



Report: Estate Tax Burden Falls Disproportionately On Same-Sex Couples

November 24, 2009



Chinese Americans Find Community On
Their Radio Dial

November 24, 2009



Yosemite's Park History Includes Buffalo Soldiers

November 24, 2009

Johnson incorporates the story of the Buffalo Soldiers and his own Native American heritage - both his parents are part Indian - into the tales he weaves for youth groups and tourists. He explains that many of the Buffalo Soldiers also had Indian blood. They


EPA To Examine Minorities Drinking Well Water Nationwide

November 24, 2009

The purpose of the projects is to "highlight the disproportionate environmental burdens placed on low-income and minority communities all across the nation


More Latinos and African Americans Value Higher Education

November 24, 2009

Last week, the Public Policy Institute of California released its latest report, “Californians & Higher Education,” which reflects a spectrum of perspectives on California’s higher education among different ethnic groups. PPIC polled 2,502 adults in five


Blacks Hit Hard By Economy’s Punch

November 24, 2009

The jobless rate for young black men and women is 30.5 percent. For young blacks — who experts say are more likely to grow up in impoverished racially isolated neighborhoods, attend subpar public schools and experience discrimination — race statistically


New Report Puts 1 In 4 Blacks On The Brink Of Hunger

November 24, 2009

“It’s deeply disturbing to think that nearly one in four children and African Americans live on the brink of hunger in this country,” said Rev. Beckmann. “It’s a scandal for us as the richest country in the world.”


Civil Rights Coalition Applauds Introduction Of Graduation For All Act

November 24, 2009

A strong accountability system can help to reverse the appallingly low graduation rates of students of color, Native students, and low-income students. The group also believes that the early warning system in the proposed bill can help to improve student proficiency


National Company Encourages Volunteerism On MLK Day

November 24, 2009

As part of the company's recognition of Dr. King's vision and its own commitment to volunteerism, Allstate is also honoring four African-American volunteers who generously serve their communities through extensive volunteer efforts and continuously make a positive impact in their neighborhoods.


NJ Officials Urging Minority Students To Consider Oral Health Careers

November 24, 2009

"New Jersey's minority populations are growing, and so too is the state's need for a diverse health professional workforce," Health Commissioner Heather Howard said


Community Lenders Invest Over $1 Billion In
Minority Neighborhoods

November 24, 2009



Study: Political Views May Skew Perception
Of Skin Tone

November 24, 2009



Immigrants Take Time To Appreciate, Rejoice And Remember On Thanksgiving Day

November 24, 2009



Happy Thanksgiving From Your
Friends At Minority News

November 25, 2009



Economic Crisis In Black Community Calls For 'Outside The Box’ Solutions

November 25, 2009

“It’s unheard of that we no longer have a policy in place to level the playing field,” with respect to minority/women & His-panic business enterprises, she said, adding that statistics originally showed that “less


Housing Study: Blacks Still Face Mortgage Bias

November 25, 2009

Study shows discrimination persists in mortgage application process. Investigators used 50 pairs of black and white applicants to gauge the prevalence and types of


'Wake-Up Call' for Washington: Fewer than 1 In 5 Hepatitis C Patients Receiving Antiviral Therapy

November 25, 2009

African Americans - are at serious risk of developing cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure and will add billions of dollars in unnecessary costs to our health care system every year.


Black Hockey Player Serves As Inspiration

November 25, 2009

Today there are 72 minority players in the NHL, and 19 of the players on opening night rosters were black. Evander Kane, who was named after ex-heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield, was the fourth player picked in last year's draft. He has seven goals for the Atlanta Thrashers, second among rookies.


Urban Development Idea May Bring First Grocery Store To New Orleans Ninth Ward

November 25, 2009

When DePaul University student Ian Kos and his MBA classmates did volunteer work in New Orleans last year, they kept hearing the same plea over and over from residents of the city's hurricane-ravaged Lower Ninth Ward: We need a grocery store.


Support For Obama Has Declined Much More Among Whites Than Nonwhites

November 25, 2009

Blacks' support for Obama has averaged 93% during his time in office, and has been at or above 90% nearly every week during his presidency. Thus, part of the reason Obama's support among nonwhites has


Charleston, S.C. Passes Pro-Gay Rights Law

November 25, 2009



Urban League President Details Plan
To Put America Back To Work

November 25, 2009

At a time of the year when we traditionally give thanks and prepare to share generously with those around us, the American people are both frustrated and disappointed. When the financial industry was hemorrhaging, there was great urgency in devising


Off-Reservation Indian Gambling Raises Concerns

November 25, 2009

Across the country, in fact, a number of Indian tribes are seeking to construct casinos well away from their reservations or other tribal lands. And the trend


Hispanics At Higher Risk For Alzheimer’s

November 25, 2009



Hank Aaron To Speak At University Of Texas
Cancer Benefit

November 25, 2009



Low-Income Children Lack Continuity Of Healthcare, Have Unmet Needs, Report Shows

November 25, 2009



Latino Association Praises Nomination Of New CA Lt. Governor

November 25, 2009



African Diaspora Film Festival To Be Showcased
In NYC

November 25, 2009



Asian Caucus Applauds Director Of White House Asian American Initiative Selection

November 25, 2009



Promotions Ordered In Discrimination Suit For "New Haven 20" Firefighters

November 25, 2009



Research Shows Hispanics Unadapted To US Culture At Higher Risk For HIV

November 25, 2009



EPA Expands Outreach To Minority Students

November 25, 2009



Religion, Minority Figures Set To Spark Debate At Textbook Hearing

November 25, 2009



United States Mint Announces 2010 Native American $1 Coin Design

November 25, 2009



In Their Words: American Indians Speak About Legacy, Thanksgiving And Obama

November 25, 2009



Illinois Senate To Study School Discipline
Racial Gap

November 25, 2009



Wanted: Black & Latino Accountants

November 25, 2009



National Urban League Makes A Plea For Change

November 25, 2009



Confronting The HIV/AIDS Epidemic In The US

November 25, 2009



House Oversight Committee To Examine Minority Owned Radio Stations’ Ratings Decline

November 25, 2009

The hearing will examine whether the PPM technology and methodology accurately measure radio audiences and look into the disproportionate impact PPM has had on radio stations owned by minorities or targeted toward minority listeners.


Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Museum Secures $10 Million In Funding

November 25, 2009



American Black Film Festival Announces 2010 Dates and Call For Entries

November 25, 2009



Seniors To Be Offered Hispanic-Centered Fitness And Medicare Seminars

November 25, 2009



White House Joins Forces To Address Nation's Hunger Problem

November 25, 2009



Olender Foundation Awards To Honor Freedom Rider Rev. Reginald Green

November 27, 2009



Study Of Black Mother's: Depression A Risk Factor In Childhood Asthma Symptoms

November 27, 2009



Trying To Explain A Drop In Minority Infant Mortality

November 27, 2009



100 Black Men of Augusta Basketball Classic Tips Off This Afternoon

November 27, 2009



Cincinnati Hispanic Chamber Disputes Accelerator’s 'Minority’ Tag

November 27, 2009

Cincinnati business leaders formed the Minority Business Accelerator in the aftermath of the 2001 riots with the goal of helping to grow sizable, black-owned businesses so they, in turn, could create jobs and new wealth in the black community.


Ethnic Stores Feel Recession’s Sting

November 27, 2009

The recession, like a hurricane, was an equal-opportunity leveler, sparing no one. Asian, Hispanic, European, Middle Eastern and African shopkeepers across metro Atlanta cut costs, slashed prices and boosted advertising to hold on to newly tight-fisted


'Twilight’ Saga New Phase For Native Actor

November 27, 2009

The film offered the opportunity to embody American Indians in a positive, modern-day fashion. "We’re very fortunate to be here and to represent our people in a


Tuskegee Airmen Foster Dream Of Flying

November 27, 2009

Teen hopes to be one of few black pilots. As a young black man with a passion for flying, Colin is an anomaly. The senior at South County Secondary School in Fairfax County, Va., has his sights on the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and dreams of


More Diversity Sought In DC Gifted Programs

November 27, 2009

Alexandria is a majority-minority school system, except in its gifted program. White students, 25 percent of the total enrollment, are 58 percent of those labeled "gifted." Hispanics and African Americans, 25 and 40 percent of enrollment, respectively, account for about 10 and 20 percent of those in gifted classes.


Educators: Busing, Rezoning Would Help Schools Meet Diversity Guidelines

November 27, 2009

School officials must do their best to make most elementary schools and one high school reflect the racial makeup of the school district as part of the agreement in the system's 46-year-old desegregation


Ole Miss Changing, But Still Too Slowly

November 27, 2009

"Anything that anybody from the outside says about our past, we probably deserve," Sparky Reardon told FanHouse this week. He is the Ole Miss vice chancellor for student affairs and the Class of 1972. "But I tell you what," Reardon said, "our present and our future


Native American Scholar Wins National Fellowship

November 27, 2009



$6.8 Million Grant Bolsters UAlbany Center’s Efforts To Reduce Minority Health Disparities

November 27, 2009



Urging Adoption Of Minority, Mixed-Race Children

November 27, 2009



Pro Wrestling Superstar Auctions Costume To Help Inner-City Youth

November 27, 2009



Study Reveals Increase Of Illegal Immigration Costs And Voter Dissatisfaction

November 27, 2009



Toys That Reflect Racial Diversity Hailed As
'About Time’

November 27, 2009



Gamblers Pinch Pennies, Tribal Casinos Take Hit

November 27, 2009



MALDEF's Leader Urges New Strategy On Immigrant Rights

November 27, 2009



Benefits For Same-Sex Partners Are Expanding

November 27, 2009



March Shines Light On Indians In Child
Welfare System

November 27, 2009



Police Diversity Pact Made Public

November 27, 2009



Utah State U Program Director Receives National Award For Work In Latin Family Ed.

November 27, 2009



From Footnote To Fame In Civil Rights History

November 27, 2009



Pitching The Upside Of Foreclosures

November 27, 2009

Formerly all-White areas have changed over the last couple of decades. Over half of new homeownership in the last 10 years was by people of color: “Whether people want


Native Nations Respond To Climate Change Threats

November 27, 2009



Black Franchises Help Diversify McDonald’s

November 27, 2009

Nationally, 1,300 McDonald’s restaurants are Black-owned. BMOAhas long stood out as an example of how to diversify a company, said William


Breaking The Mold: Gaming’s Minority Stereotypes And Exceptions

November 27, 2009



Tyler Perry's $1 Million Gift To NAACP Raises Hope Of More

November 27, 2009



GLAAD To CBS: Treat Us Like Equals!

November 27, 2009



NC Event Will Focus On Minority Concerns

November 27, 2009



Organ Donations Among Blacks Low

November 27, 2009



Author Charges Disney With Copying Look And Name For Black Princess

November 27, 2009



NC State Research Shows Need For National HIV Strategy

November 30, 2009

New research from North Carolina State University shows that many of those infected are minorities and do not have health insurance, and highlights the need for a national strategy to facilitate education and prevention efforts in minority and low-income


Shortage Of Housing For Lowest Income Families Grew Between 2007-08, New Data Show

November 30, 2009

Low income housing and homeless advocates are calling on Congress to put at least $1 billion in the National Housing Trust Fund before the end of the year. This will support the immediate construction of 10,000 rental homes, creating 15,100


Church Apologizes To Native Tribe, Four Centuries Later

November 30, 2009

“We consumed your resources, dehumanized your people, and disregarded your culture, along with your dreams, hopes and great love for this land … We the Collegiate Church recognize our part in your suffering,” said Reverend Robert Chase of the


Teens’ Journey South Brings Civil Rights Journey To Life

November 30, 2009

In 1999, Steinberg founded San Bruno-based nonprofit Sojourn to the Past. The organization offers teens a 10-day journey through the Deep South and some of the


Big Challenge For Obama: Retain Hispanic Support

November 30, 2009

Hispanics are the nation's fastest-growing minority group. The government projects they will account for 30 percent of the population by 2050, doubling in size from today and boosting their political power.


Forcibly Adopted American Indians Torn Between Cultures

November 30, 2009

Harness was among the 395 or so American Indian children forcibly adopted into white families as part of a national social experiment conducted from 1958 through 1967.


Leagues Make Pitch To Hispanics

November 30, 2009

Hispanics make up 15% of the U.S. population and by 2050 are expected to make up almost 30%, at 128 million people, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. Their purchasing power, which doubled over the past decade, will expand a further 36% by 2014 to $1.3


Phila. Events Commemorate John Brown's Legacy

November 30, 2009



Gov.: Hispanic Education A Legislative Priority

November 30, 2009



New Arizona Law Rattles Immigrant Community

November 30, 2009



50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Sit-Ins To Be Discussed At UFlorida

November 30, 2009



Obama Administration Kicks Off
Mortgage Modification Conversion Drive

November 30, 2009



Black Joblessness Becoming Showdown Between Leaders And President

November 30, 2009



Raising Black Women’s Voices For Health Reform

November 30, 2009



African-American Entrepreneurs Rally To Save Art Programs In Schools

November 30, 2009



Minority Hotel Workers Found Under More Stress

November 30, 2009



Parent Mentors Can Improve The Asthmatic Care Of Minority Children, Researchers Find

November 30, 2009



Teaching Officers To Be Sensitive To Diversity

November 30, 2009



Lawmaker Seeks To Abolish American Indians As Sports Mascots

November 30, 2009



Less Diversity In Supervisors Of NY's Foster Care

November 30, 2009



Black Leadership Forum Continues To Push For Public Option

November 30, 2009



Tough times often even tougher on minority biz

November 30, 2009

Traditionally, that has proven especially devastating to black-owned businesses, says Robert Fairlie, professor of economics at the University of California at Santa Cruz and author of "Race and Entrepreneurial Success: Black-, Asian-, and White


Miss. BlackColleges Merger Faces Hurdle

November 30, 2009



Raleigh Parks: One Of First Black Executives Of Coca-Cola

November 30, 2009



Tribal Chairman Selected To Lead National Group Tracking Indian Trust Funds

November 30, 2009



Contract Code Changed To Provide Minority Businesses Equal Opportunity On Bids

November 30, 2009



New Markets To Boost Economic Development On American Indian Reservations

November 30, 2009



Racial Pawns In The Battle For Same-Sex Marriage

November 30, 2009



Few Roadblocks Remain To Gay Marriage In D.C.

November 30, 2009



Church, Native American Tribe Reconcile

November 30, 2009



Black-White Turnout Key In Atlanta Mayoral Race

November 30, 2009



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