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Characters Unite National Town Hall
Watch Live Here
Tomorrow 10AM ET

December 01, 2009

Tom Brokaw moderates a conversation on how we can find strength in our differences and become more united.


Another Ex-NY Post Employee Sues The Paper, Charges Racism

December 01, 2009

Austin Fenner, who was fired from the Post on the same day that former editor Sandra Guzman sued the paper over her own dismissal, claims that he was "routinely humiliated," "openly cursed at" and subjected to "Jim Crow"-style segregation while


Avanced Placement Test Success Fueled By Minority Participants

December 01, 2009

The number of Montgomery County students who took and passed Advanced Placement exams last spring grew by the largest margin since 2002, an increase fueled by the number of black and Hispanic students who took the test , school system officials


Civil Rights Milestone Honored

December 01, 2009

The C-Span Civic bus will come to Montgomery to remember this day in history when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. Today in 1955, Rosa Parks played an influential role in the Civil Rights movement and folks want to keep the event alive.


Study Examines Racial 'Blind Spots' In Chicago Area Communities

December 01, 2009

Racial residential segregation in the Chicago area may be perpetuated by a lack of knowledge of communities across racial lines, according to a new study led by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.


Cosby Takes A Web Plunge, Sweaters In Tow

December 01, 2009

Through his Twitter feed, Mr. Cosby, who received the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center in Washington in October, explained why he keeps on performing. “I think


USA Network Poll: America Becoming More Divided

December 01, 2009

Only 25% see America's diversity as a clear-cut strength and advantage and only 5% say that race relations are no longer a problem in the USA, with gays and lesbians and Muslims experiencing prejudice most frequently, according to the network's "United


Runoffs Feature Some Interesting Twists

December 01, 2009

Because runoffs are almost exclusively a facet of politics in the South, critics have charged that they work against African-American minorities, making it impossible for them to prevail even when the white vote in an election is initially fragmented.


DC Filipinos Praise Nomination of First African-American Ambassador to Manila

December 01, 2009



Black Magazine 'Giant' Folds

December 01, 2009



Uproar Over 'Aunt Jemima' Editorial
Cartoon Continues

December 01, 2009



Civil Rights Group Protests Discrimination
At Bloomindale's

December 01, 2009



Swine Flu Hits NM’s American Indian
Population Harder

December 01, 2009



Maryland Conference Series Targets Minority,
Small Businesses

December 01, 2009



New Chicago Admissions Policy Gives Minorities "The Shaft"

December 01, 2009



NC Recognizes Pre-Woolworth Sit-Ins In 1957

December 01, 2009



Obama Being Pressed For Minority "Targeted Aid"

December 01, 2009



Summit On Minority Entrepreneurship And Investment Capital To Be Held In Cleveland

December 01, 2009



NM Museum Hosts National Exhibit "Free At Last: A History Of The Abolition Of Slavery"

December 01, 2009



Lights To Be Extinguished Throughout NYC To Commemorate World AIDS Day

December 01, 2009



Poll: Most Hispanic Voters Support Health-
Care Reform

December 01, 2009



Women Of Color Break Free & Express Themselves

December 01, 2009



Report Says FAA Should Take Broader
Approach To Diversity

December 01, 2009



Director Of CDC Speaks On World AIDS Day And The "Bleak" Future For Minorities

December 01, 2009



In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial Gap

December 01, 2009



Organization to raise funds to help
minority startups

December 01, 2009



NYPD: Sharpton's Daughter Ranted About
Being Late

December 01, 2009



Gov.: Hispanic Education A Legislative Priority

December 01, 2009



Frederick Douglass Descendants Declare
War On Slavery

December 01, 2009



Preventive Care Gaps Send Blacks To Hospital Earlier Than Whites

December 01, 2009



Infertility Higher In Asian-American Women?

December 02, 2009



New Leader U.S.'s Youngest Gay Asian
American Mayor

December 02, 2009



Protestors To Rally At White House Job Summit

December 02, 2009

Unemployed people, along with groups representing the homeless and thepoor from Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, Detroit, ProvidenceRI, Raleigh-Durham, NC, Cleveland, Baltimore, Virginia and elsewherewill protest directly in front of the White House at 12 noon onThursday, Dec. 3 to declare the White House Jobs Summit too little andtoo late in the battle against depression level joblessness.


Utah Health Report Shows Higher Depression, STDs In Minorities

December 02, 2009

"We really don't know why," Bennett said. "We do know that in minority populations there are many more immigrants and that these diseases are more prevalent in some other countries," so some people may be bringing the disease with them.


Experts Convene To Address Issues Effecting Minority And Small Businesses

December 02, 2009

Many businesses are facing cut backs and layoffs in our struggling economy. These issues dramatically impact minority communities disproportionately because the lowest paid workers are least able to afford basic services. The net result is lower wage


African-American Protest Against Obama Jobs Policy Heats Up In House

December 02, 2009

African-American Democrats in the House upped their pressure on President Obama on Wednesday, boycotting a final committee vote on a financial regulatory reform bill


Broad Coalition Comes Together To Stop The Abortion Coverage Ban in Health Care Reform

December 02, 2009

Hundreds of women and men, patients, health care providers, students, religious and progressive leaders and Latina and African American advocates joined members of Congress at a Stop Stupak! event on Capitol Hill on Wednesday December 2. The event


UOregon Behavioral Intervention Program Shows Positive Results Among Diverse Elementary Students

December 02, 2009

The school district's approximately 90,000-student body is 72 percent minority, including Hispanic (57 percent), black, Native American, Asian, multiracial and Pacific Islanders.


New Survey Provides Look At The Role Of Diversity Professionals At Nation's Law Firms

December 02, 2009

Results of a recent survey on law firm diversity professionals provides an interesting snapshot of the current role of this position and the resources law firms are dedicating to diversity. The "2009 Law Firm Diversity Professional Survey" was conducted jointly


First African-American Lesbian State Legislator Elected In Georgia

December 02, 2009

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund reported that she will be the first openly lesbian African-American state legislator in U.S. history


Health Disparities Hit Poor, Minority Women

December 02, 2009



American Indians Exercise Political Clout

December 02, 2009



African-American Group Challenges Cuba On Race

December 02, 2009



Barbara Lee Speaks Out On Obama's Afghanistan Plan

December 02, 2009



FDIC Report Shows
Minorities Shun Banks

December 02, 2009



Joe Arpaio, Illegal Immigration Hard-liner, Heckled By Students

December 02, 2009



Barbara Lee's Statement On President Obama’s Strategy In Afghanistan

December 02, 2009



U.S. Government And Global Fund Collaborate To Treat 3.7 Million Living With HIV/AIDS

December 02, 2009



Judge Rejects Republican Bid To End
Minority Voter Protections

December 02, 2009



Institute Strives To Ensure A Diverse Cancer Research Workforce

December 02, 2009



Congressman Alcee L. Hastings Announces Job Summit Website

December 02, 2009



Minority And Women Business Owners Hampered By Lack Of Loans

December 02, 2009



Claims Of Segregation Fuel NAACP Complaint Against Eastern NC School System

December 02, 2009



NOW Calls For Pledge From Senators

December 02, 2009



Report: Immigrant Workers Contribute In Large Metropolitan Areas

December 02, 2009



Same-Sex Marriage Debate Reveals Rift In African-American Community

December 02, 2009



AARP Report Links Black Women’s Hair Styles, Level Of Physical Activity

December 02, 2009



Grace Campaign For Women And People Of Color Living With HIV/AIDS Launched

December 02, 2009



La Raza Pres and CEO Testifies On Revitalizing Latino Homeownership

December 02, 2009



Design Team To Present Plans For National African-American Museum

December 02, 2009



Urban League Convenes Green Jobs Summit In D.C.

December 02, 2009



CDC Urges Minorities To Get H1N1 Shot

December 03, 2009



"Crossover' Voters Key In Atlanta
Mayoral Race

December 03, 2009

In a contest that pitted a black man against a white women, the former Georgia state senator's campaign sought to raise doubts about his opponent among white liberals. The tactic may have worked.


Race Relations: Obama Changes Picture,
But Issues Remain

December 03, 2009



Police Being Investigated Over Racial
Bias Complaints

December 03, 2009



American Indians Termed 'Vanishing Race'

December 03, 2009



Representative Edward To Address Alpha Phi Alpha Founders Day

December 03, 2009

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity was the first fraternity founded for Black college men on December 4, 1906, on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., by Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison


Beyond World AIDS Day 2009

December 03, 2009

Because the Global AIDS Pandemic Needs More Than Just a Day. From South Carolina to South Africa, RH Reality Check covers Global HIV/AIDS
throughout December


Blacks With Bulimia: Hiding In Plain Sight

December 03, 2009

In a recent study called "Caught in the Bulimic Trap?," researchers found that African American girls are 50% more likely than girls who are white to be bulimic and that girls from low-income families are more likely to to be bulimic than girls from high-income families.


Raising The Bar: 20,000 Minority Students With College Degrees By 2030

December 03, 2009

With a tightening economy and a job market that increasingly requires advanced education, more than ever students—especially minority and financially challenged students—need a quality education and life skills to compete for good jobs.


La Raza To Congress: Strengthen Latino Homeownership To Boost National Economy

December 03, 2009

"NCLR is deeply concerned about the lack of progress in restoring stability and ownership opportunity to the housing market," said Janis Bowdler, Deputy Director


Cancer Association Sees Decrease In
Minority Lung Cancer

December 03, 2009

Lung cancer rates have been consistently higher in blacks than whites at all ages, and at younger ages in women. However, anti-smoking efforts among teenagers have had marked effectiveness since the 1970s, so Jemal and colleagues sought to confirm the


Cheating, Sex And Diversity: Teen Attitudes Change From 20 Years Ago

December 03, 2009

"These young people strongly value diversity, acceptance and civic involvement, and almost across the board they're more committed to these values than were


Dropout Rate Up; Blacks, Hispanics Twice as Likely to Quit

December 03, 2009



Hispanic RI Ministers Vote To Support
Census Boycott

December 03, 2009



Former Surgeon General To Address Hispanic Healthcare Summit

December 03, 2009



Indiana DR Reports Unusal Cluster Of Breast Cancer Cases Hispanic Women

December 03, 2009



Education Trust: Minority Students Lag In
College Success

December 03, 2009



100 Black Men of America Issue Call To Action Encouraging Mentorship & Volunteerism

December 03, 2009



Black Caucus Seeks To Ease Radio’s Woes

December 03, 2009



DOJ Attorney Fights to Testify About
Black Panthers

December 03, 2009



African American Maternal Health Launches Project For New Mothers

December 03, 2009



Win Ushers In New Political Era For
American Indians

December 03, 2009



Rep. Maxine Waters Voices Concerns About Economic Conditions In The Black Community

December 03, 2009



Congressman Hastings Introduces The Honest And Open Testimony Act

December 03, 2009



Arizona's Immigrant Politics A Hurdle For
2010 Census

December 03, 2009



Radio Measurement Tool Under Fire From
Minority Stations

December 03, 2009



Urban League: Urgent Action For Jobs Needed Now

December 03, 2009



House Passes Bill To Address At Risk Youth
And Gangs

December 03, 2009



Teen Guilty Of Hate Crime In Ecuadorean's Death

December 03, 2009



Asian Americans All Over U.S. Win Jobs As Government Officials

December 04, 2009

Asian Americans around the country have made history in 2009 in their efforts to become part of the political realm


Cuba Blasts US Black Leaders For Charges Of Racism

December 04, 2009

The five-page signed statement, distributed by Cuban government press officials in an e-mail, defended Cuba's progress in providing social and personal opportunities for blacks and people of mixed race.


Mattel's African-American Dolls Not Black Enough For Some

December 04, 2009

Mattel has had a rocky road with black dolls. It's first, introduced in 1967 as a friend of Barbie, was simply a white doll painted brown. The year 1980 saw


Tavis Smiley Takes It On The Road

December 04, 2009

Tavis Smiley and PBS will expand their relationship in 2010 with the January premiere of THE TAVIS SMILEY REPORT, a series of four


The Constitutional Argument For Same-Sex Marriage

December 04, 2009

Black senators recalled slavery and the fight for civil rights. A Jewish senator evoked the pogroms of Czarist Russia to explain why she supported the bill. Liz Krueger of Manhattan wept as she recalled her grandparent’s escape from persecution


Millercoors Announces Hispanic 2009 Leader
Of The Year

December 04, 2009



26 Asian Students Attacked At Philly High School

December 04, 2009



Researchers Find Increased Dairy Intake Reduces Risk of Uterine Fibroids In Black Women

December 04, 2009



Death Of Black Panther Fred Hampton Revisited

December 04, 2009



'Urban Nutcracker' Opens This Weekend In Boston

December 04, 2009

We could never compete with the traditional “Nutcracker’’ at the Opera House. I wanted to do a guerrilla version, an inner-city version. By the way


Report Examines Civil Rights During
Bush Years

December 04, 2009

When the Bush administration ran the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, career lawyers wanted to look into accusations that officials in one state had illegally intimidated blacks during a voter-fraud investigation.


Although Awareness Is High, Vaccination Rates Are Lower In Hispanics

December 04, 2009

Although there is high awareness of the need for seasonal influenza vaccines, a new study of Hispanics in one California county shows low rates of actual


Rockwell Painted Civil Rights Portraits, Too

December 04, 2009

There is a popular belief that the late Norman Rockwell, a legendary illustrator and storyteller, only painted whimsical images of middle-class white people


Black Unemployment Fell Slightly Last Month

December 04, 2009



Texas School District Rejects César Chávez Holiday

December 04, 2009



Race For Atlanta Mayor Shows Battered
Black Electorate

December 04, 2009



National Black Caucus Of State Legislators To Host Broadband Summit

December 04, 2009



Black Caucus Calls White House Job Summit
"Sober Reminder"

December 04, 2009



A Year After Obama's Election, Kansas City Far From Post-Racial World

December 04, 2009



Minorities, Immigrants Focus Of Forum

December 04, 2009



Women, Minorities Search For Money To Start Businesses In Central Cities

December 04, 2009



Obama Rejects Congressional Black
Caucus Criticism

December 04, 2009



6-Year Graduation Numbers Show Minorities Are Struggling In Ohio

December 04, 2009



Few Minorities Hold Positions As Court Law Clerks, Staff Attorneys In Texas

December 04, 2009



Chickasaw Nation Makes Gift To OklahomaU
Cancer Institute

December 04, 2009



Indian Health Care Gets Boost

December 04, 2009



Is Arbitron Cooking Minority Ratings Numbers?

December 04, 2009



Research Reveals Menthol Cigarettes
More Addictive For Minorities

December 04, 2009



"Soy Un Lider" Helps Minority Students Achieve College Dreams

December 04, 2009



Surgeon General Benjamin: U.S. Needs More Minority Doctors

December 04, 2009



Dems Blast Higher Hurdles For Civil Rights Claims

December 04, 2009



Activists Set Racial Profiling Forum In Atlanta

December 04, 2009



Kennedy Center honorees Reflect
America's Diversity

December 07, 2009



Asian Students Boycott S. Phila. High

December 07, 2009



Korean, Black Leaders Attend Asian
Workshop On Entrepreneurship

December 07, 2009



NAACP-Supported Bill Passes Key
House Committee

December 07, 2009



Soledad O'Brien Talks About Diversity At Urban League Dinner

December 07, 2009

O’Brien, 43, of New York City, is the daughter of an Afro-Cuban mother and an Australian father of Irish descent. Her full name is Maria de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien. “I check all the boxes” indicating race


SCHOOL MATTERS: Some Latino Students Choose Family Over College

December 07, 2009



Princeton To Host Discussion On Future Of Black Studies In The Age Of Obama

December 07, 2009



Senate Leader Compares Opponents of Health Care Reform to Supporters of Slavery

December 07, 2009

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took his GOP-blasting rhetoric to a new level Monday, comparing Republicans who oppose health care reform to lawmakers who clung to the institution of slavery


For Black Women, Breast Cancer Strikes Younger

December 07, 2009

So while the recommendations may be appropriate for the general population, he says, it could have a deleterious affect on African-American women who


American Indian Land Sold Off By IRS To Pay Off Taxes

December 07, 2009

While the tribe's lawyers have launched a legal appeal, some Indians said they would be erecting teepees on the disputed land in protest. Lawyers and academics believe it is the first instance of the IRS seizing tribal lands in this way.


Bill Cosby Thanks Rescuers of Civil Rights Giant

December 07, 2009

He was there to perform, but he made sure to mark the special link the area has with the American civil rights movement. During World War II, U.S. Navy ships Truxton and Pollux wrecked off the coast of Newfoundland. People from St. Lawrence and Lawn saved 186 lives. One of those sailors was Lanier Phillips,


Shortage Of Housing For Lowest Income Families Grows, New Data Show

December 07, 2009

“This is unconscionable neglect. Congress cannot claim that we cannot afford to build more affordable rental housing


Medicare Fraud 'Rampant' In Miami, Spreads Among Different Ethnic Communities Nationally

December 07, 2009

Authorities say it's just another example of Medicare fraud from the county that accounts for more than $3 billion a year in false claims. In some cases, agencies have billed Medicare for home health services for homeless people. ... In many cases, authorities say


'Whitening’ the Résumé

December 07, 2009

Yvonne Orr, also searching for work in Chicago, removed her bachelor’s degree from Hampton University, a historically black college, leaving just her master’s degree from Spertus Institute, a Jewish school. She also deleted a position she once held at


White House Hispanic Outreach Director Warns Latino Education Is In "Crisis"

December 07, 2009

Parents and educators alike must be "more vigorous in demanding that Hispanic students get and excellent education," she said before her opening remarks at the Parent Leadership Council's annual training meeting Saturday at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. "If we are


Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy Rips Colleges For Minority Hiring

December 07, 2009



Hispanics In The News: An Event-Driven Narrative

December 07, 2009



FDIC Releases New Report On Minority Institutions

December 07, 2009



Tom Perez: Civil Rights Division Has New 'Agenda Of Restoration And Revitalization'

December 07, 2009



Youth Hear Lots Of Complaints, Little Advice At NAACP Leadership Forum

December 07, 2009



L.A. Diocese Elects Openly Gay Bishop Suffragan

December 07, 2009



Economists And Civil Rights Leaders: Job Creation Must Reach Unemployed Blacks And Latinos

December 07, 2009



Agency Helps To Take Fiscal Responsibility To Black Colleges And Universities

December 07, 2009



Be The Match Program Needs Minority Donors

December 07, 2009



Counting Us Out? Why Everyone Should Care About The Census Undercount

December 07, 2009



Rights Groups Outraged At Delay In
Basic Job Rights

December 07, 2009



Non-Profit Launches Fund To Assist
Minority Business

December 07, 2009



Jobs Creation Should Also Focus On Low-Skill, Low-Income Populations

December 07, 2009



Chicago Immigration Activist Now a
Congressional Candidate

December 07, 2009



Latinos Needed For California’s New Citizens Redistricting Commission

December 07, 2009



Los Angeles Gangs Get Wise To Twitter, Facebook

December 07, 2009



Concern Growing Over False Positve
Mammography Rates In Minorities

December 07, 2009



Empowering Minority Homeowners During Foreclosure Crisis

December 08, 2009



Urban League Questions Racial Profiling In SC

December 08, 2009



Will Congress Pass The End Racial
Profiling Act?

December 08, 2009



Iowa Board Analysis Of Paroles Shows No
Racial Bias

December 08, 2009



Insufficient Progress Has Been Made By Major U.S. TV Networks In Diversity

December 08, 2009



Cancer Rates Continue to Fall In The U.S., But Not For Blacks

December 08, 2009



New Admissions Policy Would Hurt African Americans, Asians

December 08, 2009



Asian Students Vow To Continue School Boycott

December 08, 2009



Climbing the Socio-Economic Ladder:

December 08, 2009

Some third-generation Mexican Americans, like other minority groups in the United States, have encountered a "glass ceiling" in wage growth, this says more about the need for educational investment in poor communities than it does about a


Report Shows How Counties Fare In Serving Kids In Child Welfare System

December 08, 2009

"The State of Child Welfare" reveals children are more likely to re-enter foster care after being reunified with their families when they are from urban


Brewing Conflict Between Obama and Black Caucus

December 08, 2009

The issue increasingly dividing the two is the administration’s economic stimulus efforts. Approximately three weeks ago, the Black Caucus joined with civil rights and labor groups to pressure the president to do more to combat growing


Black Activists Condemn Sen. Leader Reid Playing The Race Card In Health Care Debate

December 08, 2009

The antagonistic comment, made on the Senate floor Monday, came at a sensitive time for health care reform, with Democratic leaders trying to push a compromise by the holidays, and in the middle of Reid's heated race for re-election in Nevada. The


States Sustain and Expand Coverage for Low-Income Children and Families Despite Recession

December 08, 2009

New 50-State Survey Illustrates Key Role of CHIP Reauthorization and the Federal Stimulus Law in Safeguarding Coverage


Why Some Blacks Prefer 'Blind Side' To 'Precious'

December 08, 2009

"While everyone is fussing about 'Precious,' a movie like 'The Blind Side' is going to make a pile of dough and seems far more racially patronizing," said


Pioneering Hispanic Nurse To Head School Of Nursing In Texas

December 08, 2009

In 1992, Elias Provencio-Vasquez became the first Hispanic male in U.S. history to earn a doctoral degree in nursing. This week, he achieved another first. After a national search, The University of Texas at El Paso appointed Provencio-Vasquez as the dean


States Don't Make Grade With Charter School Laws, Report Shows

December 08, 2009



First Black Intercollegiate Fraternity Deposits Historic Interview Tapes At Cornell Library

December 08, 2009



Latino Technology Awards Gala Tonight in NYC

December 08, 2009



Puerto Rican Coalition Elects New
Executive Officers

December 08, 2009



Hispaninc Information Website Provides
"Vital Information"

December 08, 2009



Nation's Report Card: Most Trial Urban Districts Raise Mathematics Scores

December 08, 2009

The mathematics results from the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) paint a mixed picture of student achievement in the 18 urban school districts that participated in the most recent Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA). Among the


Transgender Teen Files Discrimination Complaint Against Orlando McDonald’s

December 08, 2009



Recovery Efforts Must No Longer Ignore Communities Of Color, Says La Raza

December 08, 2009



$3.4 + Billion Settlement In
Indian Trust Mismanagement Suit

December 08, 2009



African American Families Facing End-Of-Life Care For Loved Ones Find Answers

December 08, 2009



Legislators Of Color Urge Assault On Digital Divide

December 08, 2009



Federal Housing Administration: Baltimore Lender Overcharged Minority Borrowers

December 08, 2009



Black Firefighters Seek To Halt Promotions

December 08, 2009



Study: Grad Rates Between Blacks,
Whites Widening

December 08, 2009



CA's Central Valley Farmworkers Are 'Starving Right Now'

December 08, 2009



In Twist, Tribe Fights For College Nickname

December 09, 2009



Women Editor Departures Raise Diversity Concerns

December 09, 2009



African-American Museum's 'Time Has Come,' Says Founding Director

December 09, 2009



Latino Community Gets A New Voice

December 09, 2009



Bruce Springsteen Posts Gay Marriage Support

December 09, 2009



Congressman Hastings On President Obama’s Economic Plan

December 09, 2009



U. Florida Panel Emphasizes Impact Of Sit-Ins In Fight For Civil Rights

December 09, 2009



N.J. Senator and NAACP's Bond Support Genderless Marriage While Rejecting Ex-Gay Rights

December 09, 2009



Schools Chief To Address Racial Tensions In Philadelphia School

December 09, 2009



U Of Minn.'s Graduation Rates For Black Student-Athletes At Bottom Of Big Ten

December 09, 2009



Bittersweet Celebrations As U.S. Pays $3.5 Billion To American Indians

December 09, 2009

By some estimates, the federal government owes the Indian tribes over $137 billion for its mismanagement of the land, and some columnists say the payout is bittersweet. Responses to the settlement--from Washington, D.C. to Bozeman, Montana


"Sister Soldier" Shares National Guard Experience

December 09, 2009



New Census Ad Campaign Launched Targets Hispanic Population

December 09, 2009

The advertising campaign is critical to Census' efforts to reach the traditionally "hard to count", which includes many


Augusta Native Loses Atlanta Mayoral Recount

December 09, 2009

Norwood ran a strong grassroots campaign but fell short of becoming the city's first white mayor since 1973. The 40-year-old Reed, who entered the race a few months ago as a virtual unknown, ended the contest strongly, passing Norwood in fundraising.


N.C. District Promises Magnet Schools
Will Survive

December 09, 2009

Magnet supporters are concerned about what will happen to the program now that the new board majority wants to end busing for diversity in favor of neighborhood schools.


'Think Like A Champion!': Preventing Crime One Move At A Time

December 09, 2009

Using Chess to Inspire Birmingham, Alabama Kids to Make the Right Moves ... "Heads Up, Pants Up, Grades Up and Never Give Up!"


Magic Johnson: Now Is The Time To Invest In Black Communities

December 09, 2009

"We have to now have a plan of action to put African-Americans back to work," Johnson said. "You can have a general plan which we need because [President Obama] has


Debunking Fears: Latino Growth Does Not Boost Crime

December 09, 2009

“When large numbers of Latinos move into an area, some longtime residents worry that there will be a huge influx of needy people who will burden local communities by increasing crime rates and costs for local government,” says Dr. Martha Crowley, assistant


Ronald McDonald House Sponsors Scholarship Program For Hispanic High School Seniors

December 09, 2009



Black Community Champions Recognized For Service, Commitment & Compassion

December 09, 2009



Government Contracts For Minority
Owned Businesses In NY

December 09, 2009



HUD Contributes To Obama Administration's Open Government Initiative

December 09, 2009

"Today we are taking a huge step forward in offering the American public a more open and transparent HUD. President Obama and I recognize that it's important to give the public a better understanding of how we work and to give them a real voice in how we


Museum Tells Story Of Florida's Black Cowboys

December 09, 2009



Turning Down $250 Million Not A Smart Move For Minority TV Audiences

December 09, 2009



Princeton's Center For African American Studies Poised To Lead At Critical Time

December 09, 2009



Black Caucus Broadcasts From House Floor
On Job Creation In Black Community

December 09, 2009



U.S. Education Official To Address National Association For Urban Debate Leagues

December 09, 2009



Air Tanker Would Benefit Mobile's Minority Community, Says Former SCLC President

December 09, 2009



Movie Producer Tyler Perry's Mother Dies

December 09, 2009



Chinese Banks Eye Asian American Banks For US Entry

December 10, 2009

As Chinese banks try to take advantage of an easier regulatory regime to enter the U.S. market, Asian American banks could become natural targets for these big players, analysts say


Human Rights Day: "Embrace Diversity,
End Discrimination"

December 10, 2009



American Indians/Alaska Natives At Increased Risk Of Death Due To H1N1

December 10, 2009



Are Universities Failing Ethnic Minority Students?

December 10, 2009

A widening disparity between the academic achievements of white and ethnic minority students has been highlighted in a new report by the Equality


CA Senator Lauds Investments In Community Health Centers

December 10, 2009

$65 Million for Job-Creating Projects in the State. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) praised President Obama and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their announcement that more than $ 65 million from the economic recovery package


Less Than Half Of African Americans And Hispanics Regularly Use The Internet

December 10, 2009

New Findings of Groundbreaking National Survey on Minority Internet Use from Cornell Belcher – Former DNC and Obama Presidential Campaign Pollster – To Be


Depression Survey: Implications for Diverse Communities

December 10, 2009

Though depression is common and highly treatable medical illness, research demonstrates that people of different cultural groups are at increased risk for


CT Supreme Court Rules Against Black New Haven Firefighters On Promotions

December 10, 2009



Small Business Administration Signs Alliance With NM Hispano Chamber

December 10, 2009



Illegal Immigrants' Kids Face Their
Own Struggles

December 10, 2009

Of all the disadvantages that U.S.-born children of Hispanic immigrants might confront, none is more significant than being raised by parents who are


Petition To Move Black Atlanta Cemetery Denied

December 10, 2009



Study Identifies Genetic Predeterminants For Diabetes In African-Americans

December 10, 2009



Labor Union's First Black Woman Leader Stepping Down

December 10, 2009

Williams was the first African-American woman chosen to lead an AFL-CIO chapter, and was a familiar face at community events and labor meetings


HIV Conspiracy Theories Prevent Adherence In African-American Men

December 10, 2009



NJ Gov Honors State's First African
American Legislators

December 10, 2009



Indian Affairs, HUD, Census Bureau Address Indian Housing Council Symposium

December 10, 2009



Center Hosts Concert Celebrating MLK, Features Afro-Semitic Experience

December 10, 2009



Assessment To Preserve American Indian Artifacts Begins In VA

December 10, 2009



MN Sen. Announces Grants For Special Native American Diabetes Programs

December 10, 2009



Black Sorority Set To Celebrate Disney Diversity

December 10, 2009



Ky. Setting Precedent In Hiring Minority Coaches

December 10, 2009



Tribal Casino Revenues Decline In California

December 10, 2009



Maryland Hits The Road With Minority Business
Training Programs

December 10, 2009



Chicago Activists Accuse Schools Of Selling Some Kids Short

December 10, 2009



Urban Caucus Chair Praises Obama Jobs Plan As Bold, Wise And City-Friendly

December 10, 2009



Black Caucus: Obama Can Do More For U.S. Blacks

December 10, 2009



Rev. Jackson Joins Call For More Attention To Recession's Impact On Black Americans

December 10, 2009

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has joined black lawmakers in their push to get the White House to do more to directly help African American communities disproportionately hurt by the nation's severe economic recession.


American Indian Unemployment - From Bad To Worse In Recession

December 10, 2009



Congress Moves To Give Students of Color
Chance At Success

December 10, 2009



A Call To Arms For Civil Rights Activists

December 11, 2009



Northwestern Study: Ethnic Pride Key To Black Teen Mental Health

December 11, 2009

The new study speaks to the importance of ethnic pride separate and apart from self-esteem. Mandara goes on to say, "Our empirical evidence indicates that we'll see African-American teens with fewer depressive symptoms if we pay more attention to building ethnic pride." He also adds that it's easier to build ethnic pride than it is to influence self-esteem.


Joint Center Announces Delegation to UN Climate Change Conference

December 11, 2009

Leading research and public policy institution focusing on issues of concern to African Americans and other people of color, has been granted Civil Society Observer Status for the UN Climate Change Conference that will convene next week


Civil Rights Groups Appeal Proposed Gun Store

December 11, 2009

Letters from the NAACP, Columbus Urban League and other groups included in the appeal show opposition to the gun store and shooting range as well


Diversity At The Top Honorees Credited For Service In The Asian Community

December 11, 2009

The celebration dinner held at the House of Hong honored those named the 2009 Top Contributors to the Asian Community by the Northwest Asian Weekly


Civil Rights Groups Push To Cut African-American HIV Rates

December 11, 2009

The Coalition for Justice and Respect, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and other city civil rights organizations are partnering on a campaign to cut new HIV/AIDS infections by 3 percent in the Chicago African-American community by 2012. Information sessions


The Right Target: How Survival Is Affected By Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status

December 11, 2009

Experts debate whether targeting racial or socioeconomic disparities would have the most impact on cancer survival


Racial Disparities Remain In Infant
Sleeping Position

December 11, 2009



Asian-American At Highest Risk For Developing Diabetes During Pregnancy

December 11, 2009



Posthumous Pardon For Nation's First Black Boxing Champ Denied

December 11, 2009



Advocacy Group Praises Climate Change Bill As "Superior Starting Point To Protect The Poor"

December 11, 2009



Black Caucus Sends Letter To Obama Outlining Priorities For Job Creation

December 11, 2009



Black Leaders Speak Out On Historical Undercounting Of Blacks In Census

December 11, 2009



Research Indicates Black Women Have An Increased Risk Of Dying From Cervical Cancer

December 11, 2009



US Labor Dept Forms Alliance To Promote The Rights Of Hispanic Workers

December 11, 2009



Latino Organization Calls For Strong Climate And Energy Legislation

December 11, 2009



Minorities Are Target Of Michigan H1N1 Clinics

December 11, 2009



Senator Franken Announces Federal Grants For Special Diabetes Programs For American Indians

December 11, 2009



Indianapolis Congressman Secures Federal Funding For Urban Projects, Public Education

December 11, 2009



Barriers To The Ballot: 2008 Election and Beyond

December 11, 2009



Maine Tribes Heartened By Obama Outreach

December 11, 2009



Retailers See 'Holiday Green’ In Multicultural Toys

December 11, 2009



State Works To Fix Tax Snafu With Tribal Vets

December 11, 2009



Federal Farm Grant Helps Minority Farmers

December 11, 2009



The National Urban League's Plan For Jobs

December 11, 2009



Race Barriers Remain In Post-Obama South

December 11, 2009



"Main Street Lending Restoration Act" Introduced To Stimulate Small Business

December 11, 2009

Community banks have a major role to play in helping to create jobs and grow small businesses in their neighborhoods,” said Senator Murray. “But they’ve


Labor Dept. To Meet With Tribal Governments

December 11, 2009



School Crime and Safety Study Released

December 11, 2009

DOJ met with students affected by the fatal beating of Derrion Albert in Chicago and brought teens struggling with the issue of dating violence here to Washington. Through these conversations, research like the study released today, and an intense focus on vital policy


Foreclosure Relief Program Is Stuck In First

December 11, 2009

"How long are you going to hit your head on the wall before you go to Plan B?" said John Taylor, president of the National Community Reinvestment


Between Two Worlds:
How Latino Youths Come of Age in America

December 11, 2009



Black Women Over-All Survival Rate From Breast Cancer Low According To Cancer Association

December 11, 2009



US Education Secretary To Host Nationally Televised Town Hall Meeting
Watch Live

December 14, 2009

**Tuesday 2PM EST**
Sec. Duncan will discuss what's working and what needs improvement in America's schools


Celebrating Kwanzaa With Maya Angelou (VIDEO)

December 14, 2009

"We must make this film," Dr. Angelou responded, signing on to narrate and compose poetry for what would become the first feature film on Kwanzaa: The Black Candle


CDC Messages To Minorities Wary Of Vaccinations

December 14, 2009



Closing The Climate Gap

December 14, 2009

But a recent report suggests that climate change hits people of color and the poor much harder than others. For example, African Americans in Los Angeles are nearly twice as likely to die from a heat wave than other city residents. Rachel Morello-Frosch, Associate


Minority Publishers Send Open Letter To Black And Hispanic Caucuses

December 14, 2009



La Raza Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Protect Communities Of Color

December 14, 2009



FEMA Meets With Black Colleges And Universities To Discuss Partnership In Preparedness

December 14, 2009



Black Caucus Televises Special Order Hour On Job Creation Tonight From House Floor

December 14, 2009



Analysis: U.S. Incarceration Continues To Grow And Racial Disparities Persist

December 14, 2009



Gay Rights Struggle Not The Same As
African-Americans'

December 14, 2009



Success Of 'Precious’ Highlights An Absence

December 14, 2009



Health Care Reform Takes On Extra Complexity For American Indians

December 14, 2009



Civil Rights Leader Joseph Lowery To Speak At 20th Anniversary MLK Holiday Breakfast

December 14, 2009

Named one of the nation’s “15 Greatest Black Preachers” by Ebony magazine, Rev. Lowery earlier this year received the Presidential Medal of Freedom


FTA Announces $32 Million For 100 Tribal Transit Projects, New Jobs In 22 States

December 14, 2009



Notre Dame Seeks To Seat
One Million Hispanic Children In Catholic Schools

December 14, 2009



Coalition "Revved Up" Over Introduction Of Immigration Reform Legislation

December 14, 2009



Gang Violence Grows On An Indian Reservation

December 14, 2009

The Justice Department distinguishes the home-grown gangs on reservations from the organized drug gangs of urban areas, calling them part of an overall juvenile


Panel To Study Sex Bias In Colleges' Selections

December 14, 2009



Tribal Courts Strain To Balance Justice,
Community Healing

December 14, 2009



Hate Flyers Spark Rally

December 14, 2009



Rep. Maxine Waters Gets Message Across On Economic, Minority Issues

December 14, 2009



Rights Complaint Planned In Philly School Attacks

December 14, 2009



Civil Rights Group, Police Chief At Odds

December 14, 2009

After a two-hour meeting the day before during which progress was pledged, tensions surfaced Saturday between local members of a national civil rights group and the Bradenton Police Department.


With Grants, Rich Indian Tribes Get Richer

December 14, 2009



Wanda Sykes Rips FOX News Over "Lack Of Diversity" In Spoof

December 14, 2009

"So I've been digging around here and I found some old footage of black reporters on Fox News - you know, back when they were allowed to be on that


High Unemployment, Illegal Aliens And Native Born Americans

December 14, 2009

Insightful study from the Center for Immigration Studies and the growing unemployment crisis in a country that currently has 11 million illegal aliens and the competition that poses on our own citizens.


Racial-Impact Rule Proposed For Crime Bill

December 14, 2009



Race Enters Debate Over Redrawing Political Districts In Florida

December 14, 2009



Racial Disparities Exist In Radiation Therapy Rates For Early Stage Breast Cancer

December 14, 2009



Alumni Of Infamous Dozier School For Boys Reach Out To Help Others

December 15, 2009

Marx and the other men are members of an unenviable alumni called the White House Boys. As children in the 1950s and '60s, they were sent to the Arthur G. Dozier


Men's Health Network Calls On Congress To Complete Obama's Promise On Reform

December 15, 2009

Prostate cancer screening is particularly important for those segments of the population and individuals who are identifiable as high risk, including African American men and men who have a family history of prostate cancer


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Named Top Twenty Leadership Program For Latinos

December 15, 2009



Black Leaders Prepare To Head-Off Black Census Undercount

December 15, 2009

In a show of solidarity and commitment to preventing undercounting of blacks in the 2010 Census, black leaders will hold a special meeting with Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Census Bureau leadership, with a press conference immediately


Latino Commission On AIDS Mourns Passing Of Founder

December 15, 2009

He was a pioneer and a visionary, and in his lifetime he sought to curb and eliminate health disparities among marginalized communities. As a lawyer and later


S.C. Republican Pins Hopes On Urban Blacks

December 15, 2009



Comcast To Fund African-American
Broadband Initiative

December 15, 2009



Leaders Urge Obama To Target Black Women In National AIDS Strategy

December 15, 2009



African-American Film Critics Association Selects "Precious" As Top Film

December 15, 2009

Morgan Freeman was selected as Best Actor 2009 for “Invictus.” Nicole Beharie earned AAFCA recognition as Best Actress 2009 for “American Violet.” With the


Three Police Officers Among Five 5 People Indicted In Race-Related Beating

December 15, 2009



United Negro College Fund:
Black Schools Remain Affordable In This Recession

December 15, 2009



Relationship Perceptions Among African-American Youth Investigated

December 15, 2009



Florida Sees Minority College Enrollment Rise

December 15, 2009



International Civil Rights Center & Museum Announces 2010 Honorees

December 15, 2009



Las Vegas Project Generates $700 Million for Minority Businesses

December 15, 2009



Enriching Medicine Through Diversity

December 15, 2009



'Smear Campaign’ Caused Death Threats, FCC Diversity Head Says

December 15, 2009



Detroit's First Black City Ccouncilwoman, Dies At 92

December 15, 2009

Considered one of the most powerful black women in the city's history, Henderson joined the council by winning a runoff election to fill a vacancy in 1972 and was re-elected the following year. She received the most votes in 1977, 1981 and 1985 council elections


NOW Says NO To Commission That Will
Cut Medicaid

December 15, 2009



Activist Tells His Story On Breaking Down
Racial Barriers

December 15, 2009

A longtime jazz singer, television and radio personality, civil rights leader and advocate for minority-owned businesses, the 82-year-old Las Vegan began writing a personal history when his name was nominated for the school. He just couldn’t


Minority AIDS Council Commends Congress On Lifting Federal Funding Ban on Syringe Exchange

December 15, 2009



Minority Congressional Leaders Join Together On Immigration Reform

December 15, 2009



HUD Announces Standards For State Compliance With Safe Act

December 15, 2009



NYC Opera Continues Commitment To Black Cuture

December 15, 2009



Find Diversity In The Immigration Reform Debate

December 15, 2009



Detroit Artists Use City's Blight As Their Canvas

December 15, 2009



Seven Ga. Charter School Applications Approved

December 15, 2009



Counting Us Out? Why Everyone Should Care About The Census Undercount

December 15, 2009



Asian Groups Criticize Toby Keith Over "Racist" Hand Gesture

December 16, 2009



Foreclosures Plague African-
American Neighborhoods

December 16, 2009



New Report Documents 'Decade Of Progress' On Equality In America

December 16, 2009



One Million Dollar Grant Given To Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

December 16, 2009



Black Fraternities Develop Plan To Help Black Boys Succeed

December 16, 2009



NY Gov. Signs Gender Identity And Expression Executive Order

December 16, 2009



Immigrants Lose Lawsuit Against Hospital
In Atlanta

December 16, 2009



Commission Conveys Black Perspectives On Climate Change to Copenhagen Conference

December 16, 2009



Black Environmental Justice Advocates Appeal To World Leaders In Copenhagen

December 16, 2009

Many African American environmental justice NGO representatives balance support for the global south and their own communities back home as the focus turns to President Obama's speech this coming Friday. "We want to support our President, and certainly look


Asian Americans Drive Army Recruiting Boom In L.A.

December 16, 2009

Asians have traditionally joined the military at the lowest rate among all races, but -- lured by job security, college aid and, for some, citizenship -- they


Basic Black Live: Images Of African American Women & The Economy

December 16, 2009

**Video Discussion*** The discussion is on the image of African American women using several recent examples from popular culture including the premiere of the movie Precious


Race Becomes An Issue During Campaign For Obama’s Old Seat

December 16, 2009

Rep. Bobby Rush claims that the “white-dominated” media are ignoring an African-American candidate running for President Obama’s old Senate seat


Rebuilding Together Hands Over Keys To First Time Homeowners

December 16, 2009

Rebuilding Together Alexandria, one of 200 affiliates of the national organization, Rebuilding Together, is presenting the keys of a newly renovated home to first-time


Museum To Educate Public On Early Days Of Civil Rights Movement

December 16, 2009



Diversity At College Not Just About Numbers

December 16, 2009



Montgomery Settles Lawsuit In Civil Rights Case

December 16, 2009



Long Island Tribe Nears Federal Recognition

December 16, 2009



D.C. To Pay $8.25 Mil To Settle Suit Over Mass Arrests During '02 Demonstrations

December 16, 2009

The D.C. government and a nonprofit civil rights organization have settled a class-action lawsuit brought by hundreds of protesters and bystanders arrested during a downtown demonstration in 2002.


Corporations Shortchanging Hispanics In Hiring

December 16, 2009



Retirement Plan Participation: Race/
Ethnicity DifferencesÂ--

December 16, 2009



Hispanic Leaders Disagree Over Christmas-Themed Census Poster

December 16, 2009

The posters, created by the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO), have been distributed to more than 7,000 churches in an effort to raise awareness of the census among Hispanics. Most were printed in Spanish.


Fatherhood Discussed At Morehouse Forum

December 16, 2009



NAACP Takes On "Whites Only" Deed

December 16, 2009



Oversight Chairman Wants Arbitron To Overhaul Its Use Of PPM

December 16, 2009

The Chairman is taking action to ensure that Arbitron addresses problems associated with its new rating system, the Personal People Meter (PPM), amid concerns that the system undercounts minority radio


Minority Coalition: Democrats Fail Minority Families In America

December 16, 2009



Asian Group Expands Entrepreneur Empowerment Training To Las Vegas

December 16, 2009



Pan African Film Festival Announces Call For Volunteers And Community Collaborators

December 16, 2009



D.C. Council Gives Final Passage To Same-Sex Marriage Bill

December 16, 2009



National Grocery Chain Agrees To Pay $8.9 Million To Settle Discrimination Claims

December 16, 2009



Scholarship Launched For Black Males

December 17, 2009

“The dropout rate at West Charlotte is over 50 percent,” Spangler said during a news conference to announce the gifts. “The dropout is in perpetual poverty for life. And that person also becomes a problem in the community – due to the cost of social


Medicaide Program Improves Access For Minorities

December 17, 2009

While Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) have become increasingly important sources of health coverage for low-income children in all racial and ethnic groups, the program plays an


Journey Of Hope In America To Open At National Afro-American Museum

December 17, 2009

The Journey of Hope in America: Quilts Inspired by President Barack Obama commemorates an historic milestone in American history - the election of an


Goodwill Receives $2 Mil To Develop Programs In Hispanic Communities

December 17, 2009

Most importantly, Goodwill will expand the number of career development centers in or near neighborhoods with high Hispanic populations in order to offer their residents with basic skills training. This training will empower them to achieve economic independence


Indian Health Part Of Reform

December 17, 2009

The meeting last month was a watershed: The leaders of 564 American Indian tribes, including Miko Beasley Denson of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, were invited to Washington to talk with Cabinet members and President Barack Obama, who called it


Blacks Push For Better Head Count In '10 Census

December 17, 2009

The undercount of blacks in the last count and the overcount of whites by 1 percent is not just a Washington statistic," Sharpton said at a news briefing after the


Name Of CA Civil Rights Icon To Grace School

December 17, 2009

It wasn't even close. Fred Korematsu, the late San Leandro native who refused to go to a World War II internment camp without a fight, was unanimously selected as the


Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Dallas
Water Department

December 17, 2009



Benjamin L. Hooks: Internet Service Crucial
To Advancement

December 17, 2009



NAACP Legal Defense Fund Launches Program To Ensure A Complete Count In The 2010 Census

December 17, 2009



Items Made By Japanese Americans in World War II Internment Camps To Be Displayed

December 17, 2009



SBA Figures Reveal Minority Businesses
Shut Out Of Stimulus Loans

December 17, 2009



States Get Bonuses For Boosting Medicaid Enrollment For Children

December 17, 2009



Congresswoman Maxine Waters Votes To Create, Save Jobs

December 17, 2009



Florida: A leader In HIV Prevention Among
Minority Communities

December 17, 2009



Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Leads Effort To Enact Comprehensive Immigration Reform

December 17, 2009



"Opportunities Trailer" Opens In DC

December 17, 2009



Miss Black New Jersey Pageant To Crown A Winner This Weekend

December 17, 2009



ACLU Settles Lawsuit Charging Atlanta School With Providing Inadequate Education

December 17, 2009



Omnibus Spending Bill Continues Aid For
Minority Students

December 17, 2009



State Legislators Aim To Help More Minority Students Get A College Degree

December 17, 2009



Essence's Black Women In Hollywood
Honorees Announced

December 17, 2009



Social Networks Help Hispanics Prepare
For Disasters

December 17, 2009



Forum On Neighborhood Schools Sparks
Race Debate

December 17, 2009



Latin League Students Giving The Gift Of Language

December 17, 2009



Legislation For Charter School Reform Introduced

December 17, 2009



National Service Seeks Tribal Input On "Plan
Of Action"

December 17, 2009



White Americans To Be Minority By 2050

December 17, 2009



Ga. To Get Stimulus Funds For Broadband

December 17, 2009



Dental Care Crisis In America

December 17, 2009

Access issues particularly affect children and families of color. For example, a third of African American children and nearly half of Mexican American children ages


What Might Health Reform Mean For Women Of Color?

December 18, 2009

The conversation addresses how provisions in the bills impact women of color, who face additional health and access challenges with even higher rates of many diseases, decreased access to the health care system, and given income differences, fewer resources


Jumpstart Ratification Of Women’s
Rights Treaty

December 18, 2009

The Obama administration and the US Senate should step up their efforts to secure US ratification of the global women’s rights treaty, Human Rights Watch said


Miami Mentoring Project Kicks Off

December 18, 2009

Imploring the audience at Antioch Baptist Church of Carol City and generally the country’s black community, former Essence magazine Editor Susan L. Taylor borrowed the words of Marcus L. Garvey, demanding, “Get up you mighty race of people.”


Young Tribal Activists Nix Coal, Embrace Green

December 18, 2009

Increasingly, grassroots environmental groups and their allies are viewed as a threat to those revenues. They were instrumental in pushing for the closure of the Mohave


Facebook Touts Diversity Of Its Members

December 18, 2009

For example, blacks comprised about 7% of Facebook users in early 2006, as compared with about 9.5% of Internet users


Jumpstart Ratification Of Women’s
Rights Treaty

December 18, 2009

The Obama administration and the US Senate should step up their efforts to secure US ratification of the global women’s rights treaty, Human Rights Watch said


Health Study For Chicago: Health Gap Widens Between Blacks, Whites

December 18, 2009

The disparity is particularly jarring in five areas: death from all causes, heart disease mortality, breast cancer mortality, rates of tuberculosis and the percentage of


Survival Disparities For Most Minorities Increase As Cancers Become More Treatable

December 18, 2009

Racial and ethnic disparities in cancer survival are greatest for cancers that can be detected early and treated successfully, including breast and prostate cancer


Minority Population Growing, Dispersing: Fewer Congressional Districts Are Predominantly White

December 18, 2009

In the redistricting that followed the 2000 census, the Virginia Republicans who controlled the process modestly altered the seat to incorporate more white Republican-leaning voters


DOJ Committed To Investigation Of AZ Sheriff Arpaio, Racial Profiling, According To Spokesman

December 18, 2009



Black Caucus Praised For Efforts To Improve Opportunities For Minority-Owned Businesses

December 18, 2009



Hispanic Children Experienced 90% Increase In Autism Diagnosis

December 18, 2009



Black Caucus Chairwoman Barbara Lee Comments On The Jobs For Main Street Act

December 18, 2009



Judge Upholds Ruling against Photographers Who Declined Work At Homosexual Ceremony

December 18, 2009



Exploring The Prevalence Of Domestic Violence Against Native Americans

December 18, 2009



Kwanzaa's Principles Celebrate The Individual
And Community

December 18, 2009



Senators Urge Approval Of American Indian
Land Settlement

December 18, 2009



New Civil Rights Chief Vows More Hate-
Crimes Enforcement

December 18, 2009



Native American Heart Disease May Be Linked To Blood Clotting Gene

December 18, 2009



Lawmaker Seeks Answers On Black Panthers Case

December 18, 2009



Black United Fund Gives Students Safe
Passage To School

December 18, 2009



Latino In America: 'The Mexican In Town'

December 18, 2009



Blacks Have Less 'Bad Fat' Than Whites

December 18, 2009



More Minorities Are Earning College Degrees

December 18, 2009



Greyhound Lines, Inc. Accused Of Racially Profiling Latino Passengers

December 18, 2009



First Coach From A Black College Wins Sports Network's Top Coaching Award

December 18, 2009



Indian Village Resists Pleas To Move

December 18, 2009



Black Disney Exec. Speaks To Kent State Grads

December 18, 2009



Baseball Commissioner's Committee Lacks Diversity

December 18, 2009



Md. Colleges Deny Bias In Admissions Practices

December 18, 2009



Black American Think Tank
Enters UN Climate Fray

December 18, 2009



'Think Like A Champion!': Preventing Crime One Move At A Time

December 18, 2009

Using Chess to Inspire Birmingham, Alabama Kids to Make the Right Moves ... "Heads Up, Pants Up, Grades Up and Never Give Up!"


How To Close The Gay Health Disparities Gap

December 21, 2009



Racially-Charged E-Mail Ignites Controversy In
Fire Department

December 21, 2009



NM Gov Richardson Announces Tribal Collaboration Policies Have Been Signed And Adopted

December 21, 2009



Black Leadership Network Reacts To Senator Whitehouse Comments

December 21, 2009



Texas Desegregation Lawsuit Moves To Facilitator

December 21, 2009



Latino Youth Congress Urges Setting High Goals

December 21, 2009



Detroit Urban Schools Get Most Stimulus Help

December 21, 2009



Scholarship Aims To Boost Number Of
Minorities In Medicine

December 21, 2009



Hewlett-Packard Looks Into Claims Of Racial Bias In Software

December 21, 2009



CDC Report Shows 58.4 Million Lacked Health Insurance In Last Year

December 21, 2009

Hispanic persons were “considerably more likely” to be uninsured for the short- and long-term than non-Hispanic white, black, and Asian Americans. And the


Judge Orders NYPD To Reveal Racial Data On All People Shot At By Cops

December 21, 2009

After the fatal police shooting of Sean Bell in 2006, the NYCLU filed a Freedom of Information request for the NYPD's annual statical reports on police shooting from 1996 to 2006, as well as the race of civilians cops


Initiative To Help At Risk Youth Prepare For College Scores High Marks

December 21, 2009

The initiative reaches students who typically fall through the cracks between America's system of K-12 schools and its system of postsecondary education


First African-American In Space Joining Astronaut Hall Of Fame

December 21, 2009

The ninth class of space shuttle astronauts to be added to the Hall's Mercury, Gemini and Apollo ranks since 2001, the 2010 inductees will increase the


Race On The Big Screen

December 21, 2009

Four of the most talked about films now are "Precious," "Invictus," "The Blind Side" and "The Princess and the Frog." As different as night and day, yet each has race and the inherently sticky issues that come with it running through them


U.S. Birthrates Highest Ever; Teen Pregnancies Up

December 21, 2009

The rate was highest among American Indian and Alaska Native teenagers, up 12% between 2005 and 2007. The researchers suggested that older pregnancy prevention programs


Might Health Care Reform Address Minority Gap?

December 21, 2009



CA Capitol's Latino Caucus Mending Fences
After Split

December 21, 2009



Leaders: Together We'll Pass Immigration Reform In 2010

December 21, 2009



Nominations Sought For Top Minority
Executive Award

December 21, 2009



Black Transportation Businesses Charge No Money From Obama Stimulus Program

December 21, 2009



National Puerto Rican Coalition Supports President On Health Bill

December 21, 2009



LAPD Retains "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy On Illegal Immigrants

December 21, 2009



At 100, Boy Scouts Say They're Still 'Essential'

December 21, 2009

The BSA has been striving to correct underrepresentation of minorities in its ranks, with recruiting efforts by the BSA's Scoutreach Division and now a


First Ever NYC Unemployment Estimates By Neighborhood And Race/Ethnicity Released

December 21, 2009



Civil Rights Panel Subpoenas Justice Department In New Black Panthers Case

December 21, 2009

Three members of the radical group were accused of trying to threaten voters and block poll and campaign workers by the threat of force in November 2008 -- one even brandishing what prosecutors call a deadly


Strat-O-Matic Baseball Puts Spotlight On
Negro Leagues

December 21, 2009



Auto Jobs Shake-Up Slams Black Middle Class

December 21, 2009



Expanded Medicaid Could Widen Access, Force Competition

December 21, 2009

In an Indian Health Service system that is chronically underfunded, a financial lifeline is available if Congress wants to reach for it, a former IHS administrator says. Ray Grandbois, retired assistant area director for planning, evaluation and legislation in


NAACP, Urban League And Black Leadership Forum Commend Congress On Health Care Reform Bill

December 21, 2009



Health Gap Kills 3,200 Black Chicagoans Every Year

December 21, 2009



Perez Blasts Bush-Era Civil Rights Division

December 21, 2009



Civil Rights Commission Releases Report On No Child Left Behind Program Progress

December 21, 2009



Roland Martin To Keynote 24th Annual Martin Luther King Week For Peace

December 21, 2009



Dealer development study gives Ford advice -- for idle program

December 22, 2009

At the request of the Ford Motor Minority Dealer Association, the automaker commissioned the study by the Howard University School of Business in November 2007. That was before the recession gripped the nation.


HUD Charges Alabama Landlord And Manager With Housing Discrimination

December 22, 2009

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it is charging a Marshall County, Alabama, trailer owner and rental manager with discriminating against a interracial family by disconnecting water service and forcing them to leave


Poll: Blacks Feel They Face A Tougher Job Situation Than Whites

December 22, 2009

"Although 54% blacks today don't think that they have the same employment opportunities as whites, that's actually down significantly from past polls," Holland says. "In the 1990s, two-thirds of blacks felt that way, and in the 1960s, three-quarters shared that view."


Nevada Coach Was A "Racial Pioneer"

December 22, 2009

Padgett also was a racial pioneer, becoming one of the nation's first coaches to play an all-African American starting lineup while coaching the Cal Bears in the late


NAACP Chapter President Accused Of
Reverse Racism

December 22, 2009



Was It Free Speech, Or Hate Speech?

December 22, 2009



Minority Elders Continue To Face Health Care, Employment Disparities

December 22, 2009



La Raza Sends A Holiday Reminder To Congress To Include Latinos In Health Care Reform

December 22, 2009



Ga. Ethnic, Faith Leaders Urge Census
2010 Answers

December 22, 2009



Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Health
Care Reform

December 22, 2009



'For Love Of Liberty: The Story Of America's Black Patriots', Premieres In February

December 22, 2009



Closing The Racial Gap In STEM Students

December 22, 2009



U.S. Offers An Official Apology To
Native Americans

December 22, 2009

The just-approved language says, in part, that “the United States, acting through Congress…recognizes that there have been years of official depredations, ill-conceived policies, and the breaking of covenants by the Federal Government regarding Indian tribes.”


Obama Pays Tribute To 107-Year-Old Backer Who Had Seen It All

December 22, 2009

When Cooper passed away this week, she had lived to see the first and second World Wars; the Great Depression and decades of prosperity; Vietnam and


Treasury Gets No Dividend From Bailed-Out Minority Lender

December 22, 2009

OneUnited Bank, one of the nation’s largest minority-owned banks, skipped another dividend payment to the US government on the $12.1 million it received under the financial industry bailout, according to newly released data from the US Treasury Department


Rutgers : When Things Get Bad, Poor And Minorities
Feel It The Most

December 22, 2009



Study Notes Racial Disparity In Cincinnati
Home Lending

December 22, 2009



Police Investigate Allegations Of Racially-Motivated Riot

December 22, 2009



Fearing New Law, Arizona Immigrants Forego Health Services

December 22, 2009



Treasury Surpasses $4 Bil In Recovery Act Funds To Provide Affordable Housing

December 22, 2009



Bill Gates Offers Scholarship For Minority Students

December 22, 2009

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established to provide outstanding low income minority students


Internet Use Growing Fast Among Latinos

December 22, 2009



U.S. Population Mix Hinges On Immigration

December 22, 2009



Ethnic Disparities Persist In Melanoma Incidence And Detection

December 22, 2009



President Defends Self Against Black Critics

December 22, 2009

President Barack Obama on Monday rebutted critics who say he isn't showing enough compassion toward black America, citing his health care effort as


Open Letter From The President

December 22, 2009



Minority Communities Hit Harder By H1N1 Virus

December 22, 2009



Little Rock Attic factory, Among Ark's Largest Minority-Owned Businesses, Adding Jobs

December 22, 2009



Neo-Nazis Use Deceptive Music Downloads To Attract Young People To White Supremacy

December 22, 2009



Elder Bernice A. King Announces Second Annual "Give Back Day"

December 22, 2009



Southern Christian Leadership Conference Board Members Removed Amid Mismanagement Claims

December 22, 2009



Obama Naming Hispanics To Top Posts At
Record Pace

December 22, 2009



Malcolm X's Daughter Keynote Speaker for Martin Luther King Events at UWyoming

December 23, 2009



Feds Rush $1.4 Billion To Help Homeless

December 23, 2009



Music Producer Promotes High-Tech Careers To Black Youth

December 23, 2009



African American Group Helps Seniors Navigate The Eldercare Maze

December 23, 2009



Senator Cites Blacks As Disadvantage For His State

December 23, 2009



Community Fights To Save Oldest Catholic Church Serving Blacks In St. Louis

December 23, 2009



Senate Health Bill: A Tremendous Step Forward For Hispanic Americans

December 23, 2009



Mississippi College Discusses Black Face Party

December 23, 2009



Racism Didn't Deter First Black All-State
Football Player

December 23, 2009



Southeastern Festivals To Celebrate Black Heritage

December 23, 2009



Black Children Cope Better With Problems Than Their White Peers, Study Finds

December 23, 2009



Frustrated Black Youths Take To
The Internet

December 23, 2009

“We felt there needed to be a space on the Web where young black people could speak for themselves,” says Cathy Cohen, a political science


Dale Wright, Journalist Who Broke Color Line, Dies

December 23, 2009



Alabama: Race And Davis

December 23, 2009

As far as those of us outside of Alabama are concerned, Artur Davis (D), the African-American congressman representing the 7th District (Birmingham, etc.), has taken all the oxygen out of the room. Davis, a Harvard-educated lawyer, is


Avatar's 'Ugly' Message

December 23, 2009

The $500 million epic is setting the box office alight — but does it traffic in racist stereotypes? "Cameron has made a racist film: 'Avatar' has a "nauseatingly


Smart School Reforms Can Benefit African American Students

December 23, 2009

But all hope is not lost. Across the country, there are a growing number of examples of innovative reform programs and schools that offer are benefiting African-American students. School choice programs like the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program (which


Danny Glover Sees No Difference Between Obama And Bush

December 23, 2009

*Count Danny Glover among the Congressional Black Caucus and other prominent African-Americans showing impatience with President Barack Obama


Bill Cosby Gets Praise For Social Activism

December 23, 2009

Bill Cosby will be honoured by the city of Philadelphia for his work encouraging academic achievement and calling for accountability from black parents


Touchdowns And Lockdowns: Transcending Racial Politics In Prison Through Sports

December 23, 2009



Racially Charged South Phila. High School Gets NAACP Chapter

December 23, 2009

Black and Asian students cheered on Tuesday after taking the oath making them members of a new youth chapter of the NAACP at South Philly High. NAACP board member Wali Smith praised the Asian students who boycotted school for eight days because they


Whites Smoke Pot, But Blacks Are Arrested

December 23, 2009

Last year the city made 40,300 such arrests — about 12 percent of arrests for all crimes. Of these, 87 percent were of blacks or Latinos.


Indians Tossed From Tribe Can't Seek Habeas Relief

December 23, 2009



Minorities Value Higher Education Now More
Than Ever

December 23, 2009



Congress Pressures Pentagon On Eve Of Gays In The Military Debate

December 23, 2009



Latinos Hard Hit By Economy But
Cautiously Optimistic

December 23, 2009



Hispanic Bar Commends Indictments In Pennsylvania Hate Crime Case

December 23, 2009

Roman D. Hernandez, HNBA National President, stated, "This development is an example of our system of justice functioning at its best, it demonstrates that the wave of hate crimes being perpetrated -- whether against Hispanics or any group


Eight Indian CEOs At Big U.S. Companies

December 23, 2009



A Closer Look At Immigration Reform Legislation In The New Year

December 23, 2009



"IndiVisible" Poses Questions On American
Indian Identity

December 23, 2009



Native American Center Offers 'A Place To Belong'

December 23, 2009



Diversity Recruitment At West Point

December 23, 2009



Foundation Teams Up To Help Students Attending Black Colleges And Universities

December 23, 2009



College Accused Of Bias Drops Mandatory
Weigh Ins

December 24, 2009



Nation Of Islam Targeted By Homeland Security

December 24, 2009



Dreaming Of A Black Christmas

December 24, 2009



Tournament Of Roses Float Honors
Tuskegee Airmen

December 24, 2009



Black Teens Hit Hard In Job Market This
Holiday Season

December 24, 2009



First Black Mayor Of Majority White Mass. Town Prepares To Take Office

December 24, 2009



Obama Nominee Would Be First Black US Attorney In L.A. District

December 24, 2009



Black UConn Star Has An Eye On Oxford

December 24, 2009



"Precious" Actress: The Actual African-American Film Critics' Winner?

December 24, 2009



'Millenial' Latinos Are Biggest Minority Groups Ever In U.S.

December 24, 2009



Ads In Ethnic Media Key To Highstakes
Census Count

December 24, 2009



Season's Greetings

December 24, 2009



Idea Of The Day: Improve The Health Care Workforce’s Diversity And Cultural Sensitivity

December 24, 2009

Increasing the number of underrepresented groups in the health professions can help address health care disparities by both improving access and responding more effectively to minority population needs. Studies have shown that minority health care professionals are more likely to work in underserved areas, and there is also evidence that race concordance—defined as shared racial or ethnic identities between clinicians and patients—is related to patient reports of satisfaction, participatory decision making, timeliness of treatment, and trust in the health system.


Program Designed For Success Of Hispanic, Low-Income Students in
STEM Education

December 24, 2009

A federal grant award of more than $3 million to help support a five-year collaborative project designed to encourage academic success for Hispanic and other low-income students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics majors


A Quiet End For Boys Choir Of Harlem

December 24, 2009

For the audiences that marveled at the Boys Choir of Harlem, it was an additional wonder that the young performers with world-class voices had emerged from some of the most difficult neighborhoods of New York. December was always a busy month, as the choir


2009: A Year Of Many Firsts In Efforts To Overcome Lupus

December 24, 2009

At Risk are young women of childbearing age, especially African American, Asian, and Hispanic women. The year 2009 will be remembered as a year of many firsts for lupus, including the first successful phase III clinical trial of a potential new treatment for


Swine Flu Death Rates Higher For Black, Latino Children Than Whites

December 24, 2009

According to the Center for Disease Control, Black and Hispanic children have a greater number of H1N1 deaths since the epidemic started sweeping the nation


Charter Schools Rise In New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

December 24, 2009



Latino Community Gets Only 3% Of Foundation And Corporate Dollars

December 24, 2009



Major League Soccer Sues Black & Decker

December 24, 2009

A suit was filed saying an “ambush marketing” campaign by its DeWalt power tools division aimed at Hispanic soccer fans violated the league’s trademarks and falsely advertised an official connection by the tool maker to the league.


NOW On Health Care Reform Bill Passage:

December 24, 2009

Senate Health Care Bill Passes With Unacceptable Restrictions on Women's Rights; There Is Still Time To Reverse the Damage


LatPro Announces 2010 Hispanic, Bilingual
Career Fairs

December 24, 2009



Settlement Reached In CT. Police Racial Discrimination Case

December 24, 2009



Working With The N.F.L. On Diversity

December 24, 2009



Obama Responds To Black Critics

December 24, 2009



Teaching Black Women To Embrace Breast-Feeding

December 24, 2009

Experts say a supportive partner is key for successful breast-feeding, and Hunter's boyfriend, Anthony Frost, is trying. He's even taken to watching baby shows on


N.C. Gov. Backs Maintaining Diversity In Schools

December 24, 2009



Calling All Choirs! Sign-Ups Underway For Gospel Choir Competition

December 24, 2009



Minority Progress In NCAA Hiring

December 24, 2009



Medicine Wheel Helps Natives Cope With Diabetes

December 24, 2009



Big Oil Gives Uncle Sam Big Bucks For
Indian Lease Violations

December 24, 2009



NYC American Museum Of Natural History Celebrates Kwanzaa With Festival

December 24, 2009



D.C.’s Black Churches Slow To Welcome
Gay Weddings

December 28, 2009



Class Action Complaint By Black farmers Challenges USDA

December 28, 2009

Black farmers, mostly from the South, have long complained that they have been consistently denied loans, grants and other assistance by a "good old boy" network of local USDA field offices. Hispanic and American Indian farmers have also filed lawsuits


Senate Confirms 1st Chinese-American Woman Judge

December 28, 2009

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nation's first Chinese-American woman to serve on the federal bench. Los Angeles attorney Dolly Gee will become a member of the U.S. District Court in California's


Kwanzaa Celebrates Culture, Reflects Values

December 28, 2009

And even though it might be just a bit more than four decades old, its message is one that spans countless generations, said Sidney


Center For African American Studies Wants
New Voice

December 28, 2009



Census Goes Off The Rez To Count
American Indians

December 28, 2009

“We’re looking at a huge challenge, due to the federal policies of relocation of our people over the years, and then just the outright economic conditions that were present and are still present, causing people to go off the reservation for work, to make a living,” said


Steelers Touch The Lives Of Pittsburgh's Youth Through 'Urban Impact'

December 28, 2009

For every catch the Pittsburgh Steelers make during the regular season, StarKist contributed $50 to Urban Impact - through last Sunday the team has


$4.6 Million To Help Teachers Grow Leaders In Minority Communities

December 28, 2009

Every key expense is covered by the grant, including transportation, housing, meals, continuing education credits and instructional materials. This removes financial barriers for the majority of teachers who otherwise could not afford to pay for this kind of


Director Tyler Perry Takes Madea Back On Tour

December 28, 2009

He will begin touring with his new play Madea's Big Happy Family in the U.S., portraying the sharp-tongued Southern matriarch in his infamous wig and padded suit


Tribes Reclaiming Ancestral Lands By Buying It

December 28, 2009

Native Americans say the purchases will help protect their culture and way of life by preserving burial grounds and areas where sacred rituals are held. They also provide land for farming, timber and other efforts to make the tribes self-sustaining


National Constitution Center To Honor MLK In Holiday Observance

December 28, 2009

“There is no better role model for active civic participation than Dr. King, who so eloquently championed the principles on which our nation was


Singer Protests 'Feliz Navidad' Parody

December 28, 2009



Pan African Film Festival Announces 2010 Volunteer Meetings

December 28, 2009



His Life 1920 - 2009

December 28, 2009



Black Stars Lend Luster To Maryland Gala

December 28, 2009



Foundation Celebrates Single Parent Student Scholars At Black Colleges

December 28, 2009



For First Time, Minority Vote Was A Majority In NYC

December 28, 2009



Black Female Exec Inspires Achievement
Among Girls

December 28, 2009



Small-Town Paper Calls Attention To Unsolved Civil-Rights Killings

December 28, 2009



Former Klan Member Becomes Christian Minister, Dedicates Life to Racial Reconciliation

December 28, 2009



Civil Rights Survey Planned In Selected Schools

December 28, 2009



Latino Civil Rights Group, Supporters Decry Deputies' Arrest Tactics

December 28, 2009



Hampton University Awarded $1.4 Million To Recruit Minority Students

December 28, 2009



Justice Department Subpoenaed In New Black Panther Voter Intimidation Case

December 28, 2009



American Indians Designated A Priority Group Due To Higher Risk Of H1N1 Death

December 28, 2009



Jackson Brings Christmas Spirit To Jail

December 28, 2009



Black Students, Especially Those From Chicago, Feel Isolated

December 29, 2009



Poll: Obama Still Very Popular Among African-Americans, But 'Thrill Is Gone'

December 29, 2009



LAPD Drops Boy Scouts Over Discrimination

December 29, 2009



Board Of Ed Accused Of Re-Segregation By NAACP

December 29, 2009



Commission To Investigate Racial Discrimination In S. Philly Schools

December 29, 2009



GLAAD To Collaborate At Sundance Film Festival

December 29, 2009



Chamber To Study Minority Outreach In Cincinnati

December 29, 2009



Chinatown Family Life - What Tourists Don't See

December 29, 2009



Asian Pacific Islander Groups Promote
Census Participation

December 29, 2009



Community Leaders Join Dallas Firm To Grow
Asian American Business

December 29, 2009



Alliances Are Key To Women, Minorities In
Small Business

December 29, 2009



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December 29, 2009

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Exhibition Offers Chance To See The Declaration Of Independence

December 29, 2009

America I AM: The African American Imprint is a touring exhibition presented by broadcaster Tavis Smiley that celebrates nearly 500 years of African American contributions to the U.S


Sisters-In-Motion Uses Camaraderie For
Fitness Results

December 29, 2009



Sotomayor Keeps Community Bonds Tight

December 29, 2009



New Study On Racial Bias And TV

December 29, 2009



West Baltimore Activist Says Police Broke His Arm

December 29, 2009



Great Moments In African-American History 2009

December 29, 2009

Williams’ victory is a particularly sweet one following a much-hyped on-court dispute between the tennis player and a line judge in September. “It wasn't right the


Foreclosures Aren't Fading

December 29, 2009

The problem, which has driven home prices down to bargain basement levels in some hard-hit African-American communities on the South and West sides of the city, will likely attract speculators. And that could be more bad news for those neighborhoods, predicts


Black Women, Single Lives

December 29, 2009

But the fact that African-American women are the least likely group to marry is back in the headlines. The Washington Post recently profiled Helena Andrews


Kwanzaa Tradition Renews Local Vision

December 29, 2009



African American Coalition Opposes March On Power Company

December 29, 2009



How Health 'Reform' Is A Nightmare For Minorities

December 29, 2009



NJ Performing Arts Center presents Twelfth Annual MLK Celebration

December 29, 2009



Author Of Book On American Indian Civil Rights Pioneer Sets Public Reading

December 29, 2009

Easily mistaken as a quote from the 1960s, the words of Ponca chief Standing Bear nearly a century earlier were frequently cited during the turbulent civil rights era


New National President Of Association Of Black Psychologists Appointed

December 29, 2009



Morris Lasker, Judge Who Forced NYC To Clean Up Jails, Dies At 92

December 29, 2009



Justice Transfers Panthers Pursuer Out
Of D.C. Office

December 29, 2009



Poll: Pew And Pulpit Disagree On Immigration

December 29, 2009

Most major denominations agree that illegal immigrants must be treated humanely. But the leadership often goes much further and takes the position that illegal immigration is caused, at least in part, by not letting in enough legal immigrants. They


Study Identifies Genetic Predeterminants For Diabetes In African-Americans

December 29, 2009



Ed. Sec. Duncan's Legacy As Chicago Schools Chief Questioned

December 29, 2009

"It is, however, the story of a large urban system that has made some gains and has made some promising structural changes." For more than seven years, starting in


Retired Attorney Honored For Career As Civil Rights Activist

December 29, 2009

A World War II veteran, Bradley was the first black to graduate from the Valparaiso University School of Law. He followed his childhood dream of being an attorney after watching criminal attorneys depicted in


FBI Building In Miss. May Be Named For Slain Civil Rights Trio

December 29, 2009



Obama Quietly Changes U.S. Immigration Policy

December 29, 2009



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December 30, 2009

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Texas Study Confirms Lower Autism
Rate In Hispanics

December 30, 2009



Even After Holiday, Museum Celebrates Black Santa

December 30, 2009



S.C. Mayor: Racial Slur Painted On Side Of City Hall Is "Not What Columbia Stands For"

December 30, 2009



Minority Lawmakers Urge Incentives To Increase Broadband Adoption

December 30, 2009



Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Set To
Visit Liberia

December 30, 2009



No Lightening-Fast Tribal Energy Progress

December 30, 2009



Questions Surround All-Male Charter School: Is It Legal? Will It Open?

December 30, 2009



Boards Risks Federal Funding Over Complying With Civil Rights Act

December 30, 2009



Study Shows Differences In Mammography Use Between Racial Groups

December 30, 2009



Nashville Diocese Establishes State's First All-Hispanic Parish

December 30, 2009



Hispanic Panel Offers To Help Radio Station
End Problems

December 30, 2009



Children Uniting Nations Leads Collaborative Launch of National Mentoring Month

December 30, 2009

Children Uniting Nations has partnered with four leading non-profits, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater LA, Los Angeles Cares Mentoring Movement


L.A. Gangs Seek Profit In Peace

December 30, 2009



Incidents of kidney failure are declining among diabetics

December 30, 2009

The decreasing trend was noted in all age groups and among both men and women, as well as among both Caucasians and African Americans. However, significant declines were not found among Hispanics


"Classic Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln" Attraction Returns to Disneyland

December 30, 2009

The new Abraham Lincoln figure represents several major milestones for Audio-Animatronics figures. The fully electric head – a first for human Disney Audio-Animatronics figures, which are traditionally hydraulically operated – is based on an all-new sculpt that is more lifelike than in previous versions of the show. With an expanded range of facial movement, Lincoln is more expressive than ever. He can purse his lips, form an "O" with his lips, smile, grimace and use his eyebrows to enhance his emotions.


Southern Christian Leadership Conference Members Seek Injunction

December 30, 2009

There's more turmoil for the civil rights organization co-founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In court documents filed Monday, members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference accuse group leaders of violating the SCLC's constitution by a recent move


Census Bureau Aims To Count Every American Indian

December 30, 2009

Here’s a first for Indian country: The first person who will be officially counted in the 2010 Census will be an Alaska Native from the village of Noorvik. And Dr. Robert Groves, the director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Curtis Zunigha, the program manager for the


Great Moments In African-American History 2009

December 30, 2009

On August 17, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-2 decision ruled that Georgia death-row inmate Troy Anthony Davis of Savannah, Georgia, would be granted a new


Jesse Jackson, Area Black Leaders Blast Banks On Foreclosures

December 30, 2009

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined more than 100 African American community leaders Tuesday to plot strategy against the wave of foreclosures that has affected homes and


Missouri U Wants Med School Diversity

December 30, 2009



Candidate To Become 1st Black Ala. Gov. Faces Opposition From Entrenched Black Leadership

December 30, 2009



Cultural Center Helps Native American Students Find A Home At Stanford

December 30, 2009



Settlement Deadline Extended In Indian
Trust Case

December 30, 2009



Howard University To Host Minority Media Social Justice Summit

December 30, 2009



Black AIDS Institute Kicks Off National Platform To Build Black AIDS Awareness

December 30, 2009



Outreach Underway To Veterans, Women, Minority Businesses & Skill Seekers

December 30, 2009



HUD Agencies Fight To Save Homes In Chicago

December 30, 2009



Cuba Gooding Jr. Eyed For Tiger Woods
Role In Movie

December 30, 2009



Rainbow Push Announces Economic Summit

December 30, 2009



'Lewis And Clark And The Indian Country’ Exhibit Coming To UMaryland

December 30, 2009

“Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country” opens Monday and runs through Feb. 25 in the UMD Library. It tells the story of the explorers’ historic 1804-1806 expedition from the point of view of the Indians who lived along the route


New Louisville Coach Weighs In On Diversity
In Football

December 30, 2009



HAPPY NEW YEAR

December 31, 2009



Historias Work To Preserve Latino Oral History

December 31, 2009

The goal of Historias is to record over 700 oral histories of Latinos across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. On this project, StoryCorps added as national partners the U.S. Latina/Latino WWII Oral History Project, directed by Maggie Rivas Rodriguez, as well


Professor Sees Decline In Kwanzaa

December 31, 2009

Kwanzaa’s popularity in black America has begun to drop off in recent years, an African-American studies professor said Wednesday, largely because of the perception that racism is no longer a problem in the U.S.Kevin Washington, a professor of Africana studies


The Color Of Faith

December 31, 2009



Analysis: 2009 Transformed US Racial Dynamics

December 31, 2009



Founder Of National Civil Rights Museum, D'Army Bailey, Publishes Memoir

December 31, 2009



CA. Battles AIDS Gap Among Blacks With
Less Funds

December 31, 2009



Film Highlights Black Contributions To Military

December 31, 2009



Black Photographer Gordon Parks' Work To Be Showcased At Toledo Museum Of Art

December 31, 2009



Suit: Ohio Panera Restaurant Discriminated
Against Blacks

December 31, 2009



Will Move Pull Black Radio One Firm Out Of
Financial Trouble?

December 31, 2009



Black Art Museum Revival Is Activist's Dream

December 31, 2009



Race Factor Cited After Removal Of
School Superintendent

December 31, 2009



COLIN POWELL WANTS YOU TO BE A MENTOR

December 31, 2009



California Gears Up For Annual
Rose Parade

December 31, 2009

The float celebrates the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, a World War II unit of African-American pilots. The movable display, which is 15 meters long and five meters high, has two nearly life-sized models of fighter aircraft, covered with flowers, and flower-decked insignia. "The float itself will have an eagle on


2010 Stamp Program Unveiled

December 31, 2009

he Negro Leagues Baseball stamps, to be issued in June, pay tribute to the all-black professional baseball leagues that operated from 1920 to about


Mortgage Lending Lawsuit Names
Wells Fargo

December 31, 2009

Against the backdrop of the National Civil Rights Museum and flanked by attorneys whose firm already has sued Wells Fargo for the same thing elsewhere, city and county leaders announced the filing of a federal lawsuit against the lender. The federal suit


Ed Gordon And Yolanda Adams Headline Events For Civil Rights Museum

December 31, 2009

"The participation of Adams and Gordon underscores the national significance of the museum," said Earl Jones, N.C. Representative and co-founder of the Museum. "It's


Health Care Disparities At Core of VT. Senator's Vote

December 31, 2009

“One out of every six rural Americans” and “one in four low-income people of color” is currently being served by the country’s network of community health centers, according to Sanders. These centers serve as primary care facilities, thus providing a consistent


Museums Pull Out The Stops With New
Cultural Shows

December 31, 2009



Officer Accuses NYPD Of Racial Profiling

December 31, 2009



Black Caucus To Press For Public Option In Final Health Care Bill

December 31, 2009



NAACP Sends Letter To DOJ Over Alleged Racial Profiling And Misconduct By Law Enforcement

December 31, 2009



Columbia Urban League Responds To Racist Graffiti

December 31, 2009



NHL Donates Van Loads Of Equipment To Inner
City Kids

December 31, 2009



Scottsdale Festival Celebrates Arizona's Diversity

December 31, 2009



New Law Dean's Office At U Miss. To Bear Name Of First African-American Dean

December 31, 2009



The 'Color-line’ Problem Still America’s Major Flaw In 2010

December 31, 2009



Police Officers Provide Training On Racial Profiling In Law Enforcement

December 31, 2009



Funeral Services Set For Percy Sutton

December 31, 2009



Marriage, Milk Laws Top New Gay Rights Advances For 2010

December 31, 2009



Dallas Institute To Present 5th Annual
MLK Symposium

December 31, 2009



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