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February, 2009 Archive

March, 2009 Archive

Klingenstein Center Honors Global Media Leader and Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey

March 02, 2009



African-American Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele plans turnaround for battered party

March 02, 2009

Steele vows to bring all ethnic and racial groups into the GOP but analysts doubt he can lure minorities, says Boston Globe.


SEBELIUS AN EXCELLENT SELECTION FOR SECRETARY OF HHS

March 02, 2009

FamiliesUSA applaudes President Obama's selection of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to become Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.


Kauffman Foundation Report on Immigration: America's Loss is India's (and China's) Gain!

March 02, 2009



Prince Among Slaves Film Screening and Discussion at Rumi Forum

March 02, 2009

Prince Among Slaves is a documentary film by Alex Kronemer that could not be more relevant today, as we face the realities of racial and religious misunderstanding.


AUTHOR JACQUELINE RHINEHART TO PARTICIPATE IN WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

March 02, 2009



ACLU investigates Fire Rescue hiring

March 02, 2009



GAY CENTER MARCH/APRIL EVENTS

March 02, 2009



Minority Mortgage Meltdown; Pay No Attention To That Diversity Mandate Behind The Curtain

March 02, 2009



She turns cameras on American hunger

March 02, 2009



Scientist Charles Magee is a pioneer

March 02, 2009

The founding director of Florida A&M University's Biological and Agricultural Systems Engineering program and responsible for 19 percent of all black doctorates in that field.


Coming Home: Black educators return to their roots

March 02, 2009



Symposium Featuring The Courageous Women of the WASP

March 02, 2009

In honor of Women's History Month, Fantasy of Flight is proud to announce A Passionate Pursuit - The WASP - March 27 & 28, 2009


Young African-American leaders make their marks in community

March 02, 2009



Women's Leadership Initiative at the public policy center Demos to examine the role of women in this new progressive era beginn

March 02, 2009



GINGRICH: OBAMA WILL REVITAlIZE CONSERVATIVES

March 02, 2009

Gingrich says democrats are offering higher taxes and bigger government and wants conservatives to make the elections of 2010 the most consequential in history.


The Conscience of a Colored Conservative, Part 1: the Right to Free Speech is Slanted to the Left!

March 02, 2009



Upcoming Events in March! 3-2-2009

March 02, 2009



United Voices: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

March 02, 2009



Abysmal minority contracts targeted

March 02, 2009



Press Conference to announce April 3 & 4 National March on Wall Street

March 02, 2009



Marcus Epstein: Obama on "The Bell Curve"

March 02, 2009



70’S SOUL JAM AT THE CAPITAL ONE BANK THEATRE AT WESTBURY ON Saturday, March 21, 2009

March 02, 2009



Obama Touts Record to African-Americans

March 02, 2009



Race and the Republican party

March 02, 2009



Call for Letters to Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on justice for Black United Fund of New York and the community

March 02, 2009



Minority enrollment rising at Baker and Muskegon Community College

March 02, 2009



TUSD's post-deseg plan is a failure

March 02, 2009



Budget addresses tribal funding

March 02, 2009



RNC Chairman Steele Stumbles; Would Deny Party Funds to Collins, Snowe, Specter

March 02, 2009



Vilsack demands equal rights

March 02, 2009



Chain Drug Store Association Helps Minority-Owned Small Business Pretty Practical Productions Pitch to Walgreens

March 02, 2009



Let’s Talk About Race--or Maybe Not

March 02, 2009



The Recession and the 'Deserving Poor’

March 02, 2009



John Yoo: A missed opportunity to put skills above race

March 02, 2009



Minorities 'to get Government help' pledges Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell

March 02, 2009



Ernest Tuckett Of DuPont: Advancing Diversity Within The Legal Profession

March 02, 2009



National Low Income Housing Coalition Memo

March 02, 2009



LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SYMPOSIUM ON MARCH 4 COMMEMORATES LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL

March 02, 2009



HUD-DOE PARTNERSHIP TO HELP WORKING FAMILIES WEATHERIZE THEIR HOMES

March 02, 2009



Black AIDS Institute Pledges Assistance to New Director

March 02, 2009



CORE Unmasks Industry Plan Which Would Raise Energy Prices

March 02, 2009



TRUCKBACK RECORDS PRESENTS THE DASHBOARD RIDDIM

March 02, 2009



Dr. Jim Yong Kim appointed 17th President of Dartmouth College

March 03, 2009

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, a dedicated educator and humanitarian known as a leader in the global fight against HIV/AIDS will become the next president of Dartmouth College.


Minority contractor issue stews; African-American chamber forms task force

March 03, 2009



Children’s Hospital Researchers Celebrate with Minority Diabetes Volunteers after Being Named Best in Recruiting

March 03, 2009

African American and Hispanic volunteers help researchers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital find key answers to diabetes.


NEW MOVIE BIOPIC ON OPRAH WINFREY STARS JENNIFER HUDSON

March 03, 2009



Womans Rights Advocate Judge Jeanine Pirro: 'No Deal for Chris Brown!'

March 03, 2009

Judge Jeanine Pirro, a tireless advocate of women's rights, speaks out on the Rihanna and Chris Brown case.


More minorities taking AP tests

March 03, 2009

While a rising number of minority high school students are enrolling in and mastering Advanced Placement courses, there still are not as many participating as their white counterparts, according to the College Board.


Library science funds available to minorities

March 03, 2009

Minority students interested in a Master of Library Science degree are being asked to apply for their share of a three-year, $1 million federal grant aimed at helping Indiana University increase ethnic diversity in the state's libraries.


FREE TRIP TO EGYPT FOR 1000 STUDENTS AND 500 ADULTS

March 03, 2009

The d'Zert Club is a non-profit travel organization that specializes in coordinating national and international educational field trips for African Americans


DETROIT MUSIC, BUSINESS MOGUL DON DAVIS HONORED AT 70TH TRIBUTE CELEBRATION

March 03, 2009

On March 28th, the world's music, entertainment and business powerhouses will come to Detroit to honor the city's own Don Davis at a five-star affair; all proceeds to benefit The Lawrence P. Doss Scholarship Foundation.


AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO THE BEACH

March 03, 2009

Film Life's American Black Film Festival (ABFF), showcasing and celebrating the best and brightest filmmakers of color, will be held June 24th-27th, 2009 Miami.


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Meets with Secretary Napolitano

March 03, 2009



Bill would require Oregon universities to interview at least one minority football coach candidate

March 03, 2009

The Oregon Legislature plans to introduce a bill this week that would require universities to interview at least one minority candidate before hiring a head football coach.


Childcare Demonstration March 5, 2009

March 03, 2009



ROBBI’S BACK IN TOWN! ROBBI K & FRIENDS RETURN TO MANHATTAN FOR A HIGH ENERGY "SHOW OF MANY CULTURES"

March 03, 2009

Parents’ Choice Award-winning children’s musician Robbi K invites kids and families to join Robbi K & Friends in a rousing musical journey through many cultures and musical traditions on Sunday, March 29


Columbia Takes a Lead Role in Annual Big Read

March 03, 2009



Upcoming Events! 3-3-09

March 03, 2009



SAVING THE WORLD: IT'S A WOMAN'S JOB; Women's History Month Activities at Rutgers University, Newark

March 03, 2009



U.S. Human Rights Experts To Make Recommendations For Advancing Women’s Rights

March 03, 2009



Rep. Granger Introduces Bill To Provide Funds for Colon Cancer Screening Programs for Low-Income, Uninsured U.S. Residents

March 03, 2009



Michigan City Fire Dept. will hire minority

March 03, 2009



CBC Program Honoring Shirley Chisholm

March 03, 2009



Mega-Church Pastor's Son Tells His Own True Story

March 03, 2009



NCCP Report: Recession or Not, Many U.S. Families Can’t Afford Basic Needs, Even at Twice Minimum Wage

March 03, 2009



House Hearing Spotlights Need For Better Health Services For Immigration Detainees

March 03, 2009



Parenting expert Jill Spivack speaks out on growing trend of Grandma Baby-sitters, as with Obamas

March 03, 2009



Government Agency Must Overhaul Its Counseling and Education Efforts for People with Medicare, Consumer Service Organization Say

March 03, 2009



Minority Contractors Dealt Blow

March 03, 2009



Ernst & Young donates $500,000 to IU's Kelley School for diversity and inclusiveness initiatives

March 03, 2009



Gettis named KMBC president

March 03, 2009



Baltimore celebrates 100 years of NAACP with special events

March 03, 2009

Baltimore is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the NAACP with many special events throughout the year that highlight the significant role the organization has played in leading social change in America.


The Tyranny of the Minority; How the Forced Recognition of Same-Sex "Marriage" Undermines a Free Society

March 03, 2009



OBAMA MOVES TO STOP MEXICAN TRUCKS

March 03, 2009



Statements by AFT & CHC on Pres. Obama's Nomination of Gov. Sebelius for HHS Sec.

March 03, 2009



Congressional Hearing Explores High Suicide Rates Among American Indian Youth

March 03, 2009



The Mythical Minority Social Conservative

March 03, 2009



Barbara Lee Releases Statement on President Obama’s Budget Blueprint

March 03, 2009



One in Every 31 Adults in Prison; Prison Spending Outpaces All but Medicaid; Higher Minority Percentage

March 03, 2009



Take My Life, Please: The Indian Version

March 03, 2009



Mostly-white accounting field remains colorbland

March 03, 2009



TARGET ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH PRINCE TO RELEASE NEW MATERIAL IN AN UNPRECEDENTED THREE-DISC SET COLLECTION

March 03, 2009



Archaeologists want to protect ancient Draper site

March 03, 2009



U.S. RATTLED AS MEXICO DRUG WAR BLEEDS OVER BORDER

March 03, 2009



Racial 'honesty': future tense, passed 'tense'

March 03, 2009



State, local loan program benefits minority, women-owned businesses

March 03, 2009



Afropop Worldwide 20th Anniversary Hall of Fame Gala

March 03, 2009



AILEY II RETURNS TO THE AILEY CITIGROUP THEATER APRIL 15-26, 2009

March 04, 2009

Ailey II, the gifted second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will return to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, for a highly anticipated two week season.


LI GAY AND LESBIAN SERVICES NETWORK TO HONOR HARVEY MILK (POSTHUMOUSLY) AT ANNUAL GLBT EQUALITY AWARDS GALA

March 04, 2009

The Long Island Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Services Network announced that they will honor Harvey Milk at GALA April 18th


PATOIS Presents New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival: Social Justice Speakers and Screening Series at Tulane Law

March 04, 2009

Peace by Piece: Raising Awareness One Film at a Time. A documentary and speaker series on public housing and organizing against racism


Acclaimed actress celebrates Women of Color at MU

March 04, 2009

Adilah Barnes, best known as Anne Marie on "Roseanne," delivered the keynote speech at Tuesday's Women of Color Celebration at Marshall University.


Hiring Coaches a "Black and White" Issue for Willingham: Pt. 2

March 04, 2009



VIBE APRIL ISSUE FEATURES T.I. AND UNCOVERS THE FULL STORY BEHIND THE PLATINUM, GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING STAR'S LANDMARK PLEA DEAL

March 04, 2009

In the thought-provoking feature, Meadows-Ingram meets with the rapper/actor in Washington, D.C., on the eve of President Barack Obama's inauguration, where T.I. accepted an award from the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network for his work with the "Respect My Vote" campaign.


Pelosi & Lee's Remarks at Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

March 04, 2009

Shirley Chisholm will indeed long be remembered as a catalyst for change in America. A brave pioneer, Shirley Chisholm was unwilling to settle for the status quo.


CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED PARENTS: HELPING THE SILENT VICTIMS

March 04, 2009

Dr. Henrie M. Treadwell is director of Community Voices of Morehouse School of Medicine working to improve health services and health-care access for all Americans.


NCCP Fairness Initiative on Low-Wage Work addresses difficult choices low-wage families make

March 04, 2009



Earl G. Graves Sr., Caroline Kennedy, John H. Jackson and Ann Best TO BE HONORED AT UNCF’s 65th ANNIVERSARY DINNER

March 04, 2009



Is Rush Limbaugh the new unofficial leader?

March 04, 2009

With a progressive back in the White House, Limbaugh has returned to regular attacks on the president. Is Rush Limbaugh Conservative Movement’s “Unofficial Leader?”


NYC Daycare Cuts Protest at City Hall Thursday March 5

March 04, 2009



Upcoming Events in March! 3-4-2009

March 04, 2009



Upcoming Events in April! 3-4-2009

March 04, 2009



BET'S SUNDAY BEST RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON MARCH 8

March 04, 2009



New Reggae Albums Released Worldwide

March 04, 2009



One Out of Three Non-Elderly Americans Were Uninsured at Some Point in 2007-2008

March 04, 2009



The Chicago Hip Hop Classic, March 7, Harold Washington Cultural Center

March 04, 2009



Minority Groups Oppose NY Budget

March 04, 2009



Greenwich seeks delay in trial of complaint by minority officers

March 04, 2009



Minorities still face disadvantages in society

March 04, 2009



U.S. loses skilled immigrants from China: slow economy here, better jobs, family at home

March 04, 2009



Danger of Disclosure: The Government Tells the World How You Vote & Where You Live

March 04, 2009



Geithner discusses budget with Senate Finance Committee; outlines policy for low-income families and small businesses

March 04, 2009



Chronicling the Lives of Native Americans on Predominantly White Campuses

March 04, 2009



$9.2 million in smoke shop case

March 04, 2009



Quick, What's The Most Diverse Religious Group in America?

March 04, 2009



Prop. 8 hearing: majority vote, minority rights

March 04, 2009



Harlem School of Arts Summer Program Jul 6 - Aug 14

March 04, 2009



Clearly the G.O.P. Does Not Have Balls of Steel When It Comes to Limbaugh

March 04, 2009



Why minorities and women shy away from computer-related professions

March 04, 2009



Employment tests may be racially biased

March 04, 2009



Black History Month, Is It Worth Celebrating?

March 04, 2009



Despite Tough Economy, NY Social Services Program Helps Find Jobs for Those With Barriers to Employment

March 04, 2009



TO LOVE, HONOR AND INFECT WITH HIV

March 04, 2009



THOUSANDS OF NEW YORKERS EXPECTED AT NYC "RALLY FOR NEW YORK" THURSDAY

March 04, 2009



Group Pushes Foundations to Give More to Minorities and the Poor

March 04, 2009



National competition offers rappers across the country a chance to win $1 million prize

March 04, 2009



ESA doubles scholarship efforts

March 04, 2009



UW diversity plan made limited progress

March 04, 2009



Congresswoman Donna Christensen statement on recent nominations

March 04, 2009



Website Helps Women Better Understand The Signs of Domestic Abuse And Ways to Help Victims

March 05, 2009



Congress Will Uphold 1993 Law Regarding Gays in the Military

March 05, 2009

Elaine Donnelly, President of the CMR, predicted today that efforts by liberals in Congress to repeal the 1993 law regarding homosexuals in the military would not succeed.


Life and Work of jazz legend Thelonious Monk discussed at Princeton

March 05, 2009



ACORN Applauds Obama Administration's Progress on Foreclosure Prevention

March 05, 2009

ACORN is applauding the release today of new details of "Making Home Affordable", the Obama Administration's comprehensive plan to assist up to 9 million homeowners.


Community Healthcare Network; a place for strength

March 05, 2009

CHN provides access to comprehensive community-based primary care, mental health and social services for diverse populations in underserved communities


Nan Rich to become first female Senate Minority Leader

March 05, 2009



EEOC RACE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT SETTLED

March 05, 2009



DREAM TO DIVE: THE LIFE OF NAVY MASTER DIVER CARL BRASHEAR

March 05, 2009

Nauticus brings to life the story of Carl "Maxie" Brashear, the U.S. Navy's first African-American Master Diver, with a new exhibit, Dream to Dive: The Life of Navy Master Diver Carl Brashear.


2010 census: Miscounting could negatively impact communities of color

March 05, 2009



Derogatory language/Racial slurs topics of campus speech

March 05, 2009

Multi-racial film producer Teja Arboleda speaks to college students about slang terms, their meanings and how they effect freedom of speech.


Retaining minorities goal for coordinator

March 05, 2009

Michelle Thompson is minority retention coordinator at Morehead State and works to help black students and other minorities stay on course with their academic programs and reach their goals.


Stimulus to Help Retool Education and Serve Low-Income Children

March 05, 2009



House Hearing Will Examine Problems With Local Immigration Enforcement

March 05, 2009



SHARI ADDISON To Perform at APOLLO THEATRE -- SUNDAY, MARCH 22

March 05, 2009

CARNEGIE HALL PARTNERS WITH THE APOLLO THEATER TO PRESENT A WEEKEND DEVOTED TO THE SPIRITUAL AND GOSPEL MUSIC ON MARCH 21 AND 22


Alston elected 2009 Vice Chair of Florida’s Council on the social status of Black Men and Boys

March 05, 2009



Cooley Announces Details of 2009 Diversity Fellowship Program

March 05, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events for March! 3-5-09

March 05, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events for April! 3-5-09

March 05, 2009



Women's History Month Made A Little Sweeter With Return of Honey Magazine

March 05, 2009



FORD ANNOUNCES THE ENTRY EXTENSION OF THE 2009 HBCU BUSINESS CLASSIC $100,000 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

March 05, 2009



Imperative Applauds Obama's "Conscience" Rule Decision

March 05, 2009



More unemployed minority women becoming entrepreneurs

March 05, 2009



New book: "The Story of Mary and Eleanor: Rivers to Cross"

March 05, 2009



Racial Disparities in Emergency Department Length of Stay Point To Added Risks for Minority Patients, says UPenn Study

March 05, 2009



Used Car Sales Practices Hurt Low-Income Consumers

March 05, 2009



Schools unlikely to mark Black American Day

March 05, 2009



Stress May Raise Diabetes Risk for Obese Black Women

March 05, 2009



Hip Hop MC Artist K’NAAN debuts Troubadour

March 05, 2009



My Life My Soul Domestic Violence Program March Events

March 05, 2009



The gender gap : a new and long awaited priority in Europe

March 05, 2009



Outside the box; Racial Categorization

March 05, 2009



Meharry to educate health policymakers

March 05, 2009



Life after Bienen: Minority enrollment still issue on NU campus

March 05, 2009



Nothing Conventional About This Indian Artist

March 05, 2009



Hispanic enrollment rising in US schools, colleges

March 05, 2009



Black students call for unity, equality at LSU

March 05, 2009



Can African-Americans Find Their Voice in Cyberspace?

March 05, 2009



Adam Jones Wants Black Folks To Play Baseball

March 05, 2009



Indian farmers to outline discrimination claims

March 05, 2009



HILL BRIEFING: Successful Gang and Violence Prevention Strategies

March 05, 2009



Statement from CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee On The Use of Negative Racial Stereotype In The Media

March 05, 2009



Financial Crisis Threatens Women's Meagre Gains

March 05, 2009



A Season in the Congo - a new play at the Castillo Theatre March 6- April 5th

March 05, 2009



Women's Day Celebrated in Europe

March 05, 2009



NCSU gets $1M from National Science Foundation

March 05, 2009



More minorities now leading Mass. colleges

March 05, 2009



Black Press Week To Salute The Obama Family, Civil Rights & Political Leaders

March 06, 2009



Minorities: Pride matters

March 06, 2009



Methodist Hospital: Women’s Health Awareness Tip Sheet

March 06, 2009



Bail Out the People Movement Protest Sunday: STOP the Foreclosure Auction

March 06, 2009



A NOTICE FROM THE PRESIDENT ON ZIMBABWE

March 06, 2009



SCORE Helps Women Entrepreneurs with Online Resources

March 06, 2009



Activists to demand cancellation of region-wide foreclosure auction

March 06, 2009



Hamilton advocates for small business

March 06, 2009



Poll: Southern Blacks Hopeful About Future

March 06, 2009



NATIONAL BLACK REPUBLICAN ASSOCIATION: RUSH LIMBAUGH - A WARRIOR IN THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICA

March 06, 2009



Unbought and Unbossed: Chrisholm Inspired Many

March 06, 2009



Minority broadcasters still dissatisfied with PPM

March 06, 2009



JOINT VENTURE TARGETS MULTICULTURAL CONSUMERS

March 06, 2009



Watkins Award celebrates athletic and academic excellence

March 06, 2009

The National Alliance of African American Athletes 2008 Watkins Award will recognize and honor five young students who excel in both athletics and academics.


March 8 Rally/March to Demand: Bail Out Women and Our Communities

March 06, 2009



CHC Fills Leadership Vacancy

March 06, 2009



State interviews lag for minorities

March 06, 2009



Cleveland-area businesses encouraged to boost minority hiring

March 06, 2009



Secretary Salazar: Recovery Plan a boon to Indian Country

March 06, 2009



House Passes Lee Multiple Sclerosis Week Resolution

March 06, 2009



It Matters If You're Black Or White

March 06, 2009



Statement from CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee on Recent Unemployment Numbers

March 06, 2009



Deconstructing the Obama Effect: Should We Strive to Be Colorblind?

March 06, 2009



Morris Brown Plans 'Sunday Of Hope' On March 29

March 06, 2009



White America a minority-to-be

March 06, 2009



The Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA Makes 'The Black List,’ Lobbies for Better Hood Policy

March 06, 2009



Demos Reception/Discussion: The Hillary Effect: How Will the Secretary of State Change the Status of Women Worldwide?

March 06, 2009



BE SOMEONE TEACHES AT-RISK CHILDREN THE GAME OF LIFE THROUGH CHESS

March 06, 2009

Orrin Hudson and Be Someone will tour schools across the country teaching at-risk youth analytical thinking skills and responsibility through the game of chess.


Crime. Race. Discuss. Repeat.

March 06, 2009



NATIONWIDE INSURANCE TO SPONSOR DRIVER IN NASCAR'S DRIVE FOR DIVERSITY INITIATIVE

March 06, 2009

Michael Cherry has been chosen to represent Nationwide Insurance in NASCAR's "Drive for Diversity" initiative, which is further diversifying the sport by providing opportunities to minority and female competitors.


Diversity a part of Rodeo for many decades

March 06, 2009

Today’s Black Heritage Day, the 15th to celebrate the contributions of African-Americans to Western culture, contrasts the time when the rodeo was largely segregated, with few people of color participating as performers or volunteers.


CHC Announces New Executive Director

March 06, 2009

Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) is announcing the hiring of the organization’s new Executive Director, Patricia Villarreal who will oversee efforts in the areas of Immigration, Civil Rights, Housing, Infrastructure, Veterans and Agriculture.


Judge off case after comment on minority juror no-shows

March 06, 2009



KAISER HEALTH DISPARITIES REPORT: A WEEKLY LOOK AT RACE, ETHNICITY AND HEALTH

March 06, 2009

Kaiser Weekly Health Report focuses on the important issues regarding health and wellness for all minorities.


Ray Charles Tribute Concert March 7

March 06, 2009

The Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago presents Genius without Borders:A Symposium in Honor of the Genius of Ray Charles March 7th


Attorneys Urge California Supreme Court To Invalidate Prop 8

March 06, 2009

Attorneys argue, demonstrators shout and entrepreneurs hawk as the debate over same-sex marriage fills the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza.


Newell Rubbermaid Honors Andrew Young

March 06, 2009

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. honored Ambassador Andrew Young during its inaugural "Living the Dream" Black History Month Celebration at the consumer products company's new Sandy Springs global headquarters


A SPECIAL EVENING WITH ARETHA FRANKLIN

March 06, 2009

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will be performing at Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on April 11th at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale Sunday, March 8th.


GlobalGiving Celebrates International Women’s Day: Launches Women x 2

March 06, 2009

Today GlobalGiving, the leading marketplace for philanthropy, celebrates International Women’s Day with the launch of Women x 2, a program which will capitalize on the multiplier effect of investments in women to improve the lives of communities.


Upcoming Calendar of Events for March! 3-6-09

March 06, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events for April! 3-6-09

March 06, 2009



Race-based Juror Dismissals; Critics Seek Solution

March 06, 2009

Lawyers can't dismiss potential jurors based on their race, gender or ethnicity. Yet, attorneys and academics say, it happens all the time. Critics have a solution.


Contractor awarded $1.4B to minority firms

March 09, 2009



Election Day Brought Conservative Victory Against Racial Preference

March 09, 2009



National Low Income Housing Coalition Memo

March 09, 2009



Oregon might not tax American Indians

March 09, 2009



Minority Teens and Police Brutality

March 09, 2009



Rochester Police Department is seeking more minority officers

March 09, 2009



Minority Students Overcoming Economic Challenges

March 09, 2009



It's Time to Remember the Role of Indians in the Mexican-American War

March 09, 2009



Community Reaches Out To Minority Students

March 09, 2009



City Hall diversity

March 09, 2009



Time to Ratify Women's Treaty, Groups Urge

March 09, 2009



A Race Case; Duck And Cover.

March 09, 2009



Indian-made cigarettes seen as cheap, toxic and tax-free

March 09, 2009



Nolan center targets minorities

March 09, 2009



Beshear cites progress in minority appointments

March 09, 2009



International Women's Day Celebrates Peace Yesterday

March 09, 2009



School board members debate need for minority courses

March 09, 2009



Drink, and despair, around every corner in Whiteclay

March 09, 2009



Playing the race card today

March 09, 2009



Female authors more than 'women’s writers’

March 09, 2009



Minority Firefighters Organization Celebrates 25 Years

March 09, 2009



Johnson: 'We Need More Minority’ TV

March 09, 2009



Lubbock Police recruit more minorities in recent years

March 09, 2009



Conyers' point called OK, but not her words

March 09, 2009



Census finds more minority-run farms

March 09, 2009



Everett School District names new superintendent

March 09, 2009



Minority recruitment fair to be at Marriott Hotel in April

March 09, 2009



Census: One-Fourth of All Kindergartners Are Hispanic

March 09, 2009



Latest News from My Life My Soul - March 2009

March 09, 2009



Women's eNews Press Release

March 09, 2009



Rare 1st African-American Published Comic Book - All Negro #1- (1947) Comes to Auction

March 09, 2009



FedEx Office Provides Free Resume Printing On March 10

March 09, 2009



Indian Country suicides reach epidemic level

March 09, 2009



Book Launch explores AIDS pandemic in Africa

March 09, 2009

Through breathtaking images and the poignant voices of its subjects, I AM BECAUSE WE ARE (PowerHouse Books), provides an intimate look at the AIDS pandemic in Africa.


Court limits minority 'dilution' districts

March 09, 2009



Women with BRCA Mutation, Or High Degree of Worry, Most Likely to Undergo Prophylactic Mastectomy

March 09, 2009



Hospital shares the construction pie; Minorities, women get shot at work

March 09, 2009

The work is part of a commitment the Trenton-based hospital made to funnel some of the work on its $555 million hospital toward minority- and women-owned businesses.


Minority contractors faring worse since Hampton disparity study in 2006

March 09, 2009



CHC Takes Part in White House Health Summit

March 09, 2009

At the White House Forum on Health Reform, Congresswoman Roybal-Allard addressed eliminating health disparities among minority communities, particularly Latino communities and others that face particular language and culture competency challenges.


Washington Area Women's Foundation Awards $100,000 To 10 Local Nonprofit Winners of Leadership Awards

March 09, 2009

Washington Area Women's Foundation is the only donor-supported public foundation focused solely on improving the lives of low-income women and girls in the region and on increasing philanthropy by all women.


African Americans, Hispanics most at risk in stem cell-umbilical cord blood debate

March 09, 2009



HUD NEWS: DONOVAN ACCEPTS $1.3 BILLION TEXAS DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN

March 09, 2009

Funded through HUD's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the Texas recovery plan seeks to produce affordable rental housing, build critical public infrastructure, and support economic revitalization.


HIP-HOP SUMMIT ACTION NETWORK (HSAN) ISSUES STERN WARNING TO GREEDY LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC SERVANTS

March 09, 2009



CDFI Fund Speeches: Director Donna Gambrell Addresses CDVCA's Annual Conference

March 09, 2009



Palermo: Prophets and victims and poor public perceptions

March 09, 2009



New Memoir Tells of Author's Life Struggle with Segregation

March 09, 2009



Minority, women-owned firms get piece of Cowboys' stadium work

March 09, 2009



High court ruling has tribes scrambling

March 09, 2009



Efforts, Events Seek To Address Health Disparities Among Minorities

March 09, 2009



Aid Group Says Rape Growing Problem Around Globe

March 09, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events for March! 3-9-09

March 09, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events for April! 3-9-09

March 09, 2009



YouthBuild Students and Members of Congress to Build a Green House on the National Mall

March 09, 2009

In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16–24 work toward their GED or high school diploma while learning job skills by building affordable housing for homeless and low-income people.


President Obama: Expanding the Promise of Education in America

March 10, 2009

Providing a high-quality education for all children is critical to America’s economic future. Education has always been the foundation for achieving the American dream, providing opportunity to millions of American families, newcomers, and immigrants.


Blacks, Hispanics have steeper end-of-life costs

March 10, 2009



Syracuse University Chancellor: Why Diversity Still Needs a Champion

March 10, 2009

Race is something in American history and life "that we've never really worked through." Diversity—and not only in race —is an agenda that still needs champions, on campus as well as in Washington, D.C.


Low-Income New Yorkers to Hold March and Massive Community Assembly

March 10, 2009

Low-income New Yorkers, mostly immigrants from Latin America, will call for progressive taxation, protection of workers rights, vacancy decontrol and an expansion of civil rights laws.


Intimate Conversations with Greatness: A UT Minority Mentorship Symposium

March 10, 2009

The purpose of the symposium is to create a forum to teach, mentor and inspire minority students and student-athletes.


Black Health Magazine Launches $1 Subscription Campaign

March 10, 2009

Black Health Magazine has announced that it will offer a $1.00 subscription campaign starting Monday, March 9, 2009 and ending on Monday, April 9, 2009, allowing consumers to take advantage of health information.


George Martin's Appearance at St. Catherine's Art Exhibit March 14

March 10, 2009

Former NY Giant George Martin walked across America to raise money for the heroes of Ground Zero and will share his experience at Art Exhibit March 14th.


NCAIED’s 40th anniversary celebrated at RES 2009

March 10, 2009

Over the past four decades, the center has worked with approximately 80 percent of the 550-plus federally acknowledged American Indian tribes and assisted over 25,000 Indian enterprises while training more than 10,000 tribal members in various aspects of business development.


AUTHOR UNCOVERS UNSUNG AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY OF SALVATION ARMY

March 10, 2009

Author Warren Maye takes a candid looks at racism, an alternative account of The Salvation Army's founding in America and anecdotes of how black Americans affected by slavery were served by and contributed to the growth of The Salvation Army USA.


The RUMI FORUM Presents: Maxwell's Equations & Darwin's Finches

March 10, 2009

Sylvester James Gates, Jr., Professor of Physics and Center for String and Particle Theory Director will speak about James Clerk Maxwell and Charles Darwin at the Rumi Forum March 16th.


Study Shows Best Methods for Assessing Women’s Breast Cancer Risk

March 10, 2009



NY Forum: race and poverty and new Administration

March 10, 2009



HUD-approved Agency Help Borrowers Avoid Foreclosure Under Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan

March 10, 2009



AACR Hosts 100th Annual Meeting 2009 to discuss cancer health disparities among racial minorities

March 10, 2009



Depression Leads to Higher Health Care Costs for Women Cardiovascular Patients

March 10, 2009



Alaska Native Corporations Thrive

March 10, 2009



Growing HIV Infection Rate Among Females Is Cause for Grave Concern

March 10, 2009



Minority housing measure arrives in both houses in WV

March 10, 2009



Scholarship opportunity for women and minorities seeking game degrees

March 10, 2009



Independent Grocery Stores Boost Urban Fruit, Veggie Consumption

March 10, 2009



Saving African Cultures by Saving Her Languages

March 10, 2009



President Clinton Visits CGI Commitment Sites in Haiti

March 10, 2009



ACLU Calls For A Review Of U.S. Surveillance Policies

March 10, 2009



African American Female Members of "The Brain Trust" Draw Attention and Funds to Brain Disease Research

March 10, 2009



Center for the Arts Update

March 10, 2009



The Silent Minority?

March 10, 2009



Hispanic Enrollment in Schools Rising, Census Bureau Reports

March 10, 2009



Peoria Tribe representatives travel to UIUC

March 10, 2009



Metabolic and Neurological Disorders May Share Common Risk Factors Among Women

March 10, 2009



Women Activists Gather at UN to Demand Urgent Action by Governments to Fulfill Obligations to Increase Women’s Leadership

March 10, 2009



ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS MIGHT GET STIMULUS JOBS, EXPERTS SAY

March 10, 2009



Georgetown Dean to Lead Philanthropic MacArthur Foundation

March 10, 2009



Minority shouldn't eliminate rights

March 10, 2009



Are liberties subject to majority vote?

March 10, 2009



Obama’s Cabinet addresses NCAI summit

March 10, 2009



African Farmers & Environmentalists Speak Out Against a New Green Revolution in Africa

March 10, 2009



SPECIAL REPORT: BLACKS LEFT BEHIND IN HEALTH CARE

March 10, 2009



The Best Thing That Happened to Me, a new stage play by Simeon Henderson

March 10, 2009



The End of white America

March 10, 2009



Avid Exposure Presents Bay Area SouLive "ENdustry Night"; Entertainment Mixer To Benefit Kids

March 10, 2009



Entrepreneurs University Foundation Job Recruitment in Chicago

March 10, 2009



Herb Kent at Chicago Public Library

March 10, 2009



KINDREDGEAR.COM LAUNCHES ONLINE CONTEST AIMED AT INVESTING IN THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT OF AMERICA

March 10, 2009



Supreme Court limits reach of Voting Rights Act

March 10, 2009

Only election districts in which minorities make up at least half of the voting-age population are entitled to the protections of a part of the Voting Rights Act that seeks to ensure and preserve minority voting power, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday.


Oakland Youth Return from Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage Ready to Work for Justice

March 11, 2009

Two youths attended Civil Rights Pilgrimage with a deeper understanding of the role of the Civil Rights movement in the modern history of the United States, and with enthusiasm for carrying out the work for justice here in the San Francisco Bay area.


Common Lends Support to Teen-Led Social Change Platform

March 11, 2009

Common participated in the TSA as a supporter of @15, a teen-led social change platform underwritten by Best Buy to give teens a voice and give them opportunities to direct the company’s philanthropy through the newly-created @15 Fund.


Are there too few Black criminal court judges?

March 11, 2009



MU Partners With Missouri Schools for Rejuvenation of Education

March 11, 2009



National Latino Advocacy Groups Meet with CHC

March 11, 2009



Princeton Minority Report

March 11, 2009



Wanted: Native Counters for Census

March 11, 2009



75 in Congress Demand No Stimulus for Illegals

March 11, 2009



Chicago Library Women's Health Fair

March 11, 2009



Teen Vitamin D Deficiency Finds Prevalence Highest Among African-Americans

March 11, 2009



Lee Statement on Status of DC House Voting Rights Act

March 11, 2009



ACLU Presents Arguments Today For Congressional Select Committee To Reform U.S. Surveillance Policies

March 11, 2009



EEOC Launches Recruitment Drive to Hire Investigators

March 11, 2009



Low-wage Work: Principles for ARRA

March 11, 2009



Iris Cantor Women's Health Center Annual Press Luncheon and Book-Signing Event, April 21

March 11, 2009



In Environmental Push, Looking to Add Diversity

March 11, 2009



Nigerian Activists Press Families to Educate Girls

March 11, 2009



Broadcasters Testify On Performance Rights Act

March 11, 2009



Demos Announces Tamara Draut new Vice President for Policy and Programs; Welcomes Nancy Cauthen as Director of the Economic Oppo

March 11, 2009



BEYOND CHURCH WALLS, MINISTER DELIVERS THE PEOPLE'S STIMULUS PLAN

March 11, 2009



NEW STUDY SUGGESTS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES HAS CREATED A MORE RIGID ELIGIBILITY PROCESS TO KEEP SHELTER CENSUS DOWN

March 11, 2009



URBAN TALE WITH SCI-FI THEME HAS STRONG SAFE-SEX MESSAGE

March 11, 2009



Holder Will Be Columbia College Class Day Speaker

March 11, 2009



ProgressNow Applauds Sweeping Colorado Support For Employee Free Choice

March 11, 2009



AFT Statement, On President Obama’s Remarks To the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

March 11, 2009



Turner awards record $1.4B to MWBEs

March 11, 2009



16TH ANNUAL NEW YORK AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS 'AFRICA IN TRANSITION’, April 8th

March 11, 2009



Velázquez Comments on Treasury Department's Small Business Plan

March 11, 2009



Cease-fire on Ancient Indian Village required

March 11, 2009



Ex-Cochran aide pleads guilty in corruption probe

March 11, 2009



TB Cases Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities

March 11, 2009



AARDA Implores Office of Research on Women’s Health/NIH to Make Autoimmune Diseases Top Priority for the Next Decade

March 11, 2009



Native American-owned consulting firm ranks fourth in DiversityBusiness.com’s Top Business Lists

March 11, 2009



Closing Racial Wealth Gap is Focus of National Policy Summit March 23-24

March 11, 2009

Prominent scholars, policy experts and advocates from communities of color will meet with members of Congress to discuss why the average family of color holds less than 15 cents worth of wealth to the white family's dollar, why it is important to the U.S. economy to close that gap, and to develop solutions to the problem.


Famed prosecutor in Civil Rights bombings speaks at Stetson Law on March 12

March 11, 2009

Doug Jones discusses one of the most significant prosecutions from U.S. Civil Rights history as part of Stetson University College of Law’s annual Nichols Foundation Prominent Speaker Lecture Series.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Give Welcoming Remarks to Congressional Summit Addressing the Effects of HIV and Incarceration on

March 11, 2009

The Summit offers leglislators and community leaders an incredible opportunity to address the relationship between incarceration and rates of HIV and co-morbidities, including hepatitis A, B, C; tuberculosis; and STDs, in communities of color.


FC2: Addressing an Unmet Need for Woman-Initiated HIV Prevention

March 11, 2009



Mn/DOT’s diversity efforts challenged

March 11, 2009

MnDOT says it's committed to contracting and women and minority participation on projects, however, Mn/DOT Policy Director Bernard Arseneau admitted that his department can do better.


Rwandan Official Calls for Greater Equality for Women

March 11, 2009



EEOC: Racist Name Calling by Supervisor Case Settled

March 11, 2009

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that Wheeler Construction, Inc. has agreed to settle the EEOC’s race harassment suit for $325,000 and a consent decree.


National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in United States

March 11, 2009



LET FREEDOM RING RELEASES TV SPOT, SAYS "CARD CHECK" INTIMIDATES UNION WORKERS AND VIOLATES PRIVACY

March 11, 2009



BUSINESS INCUBATORS: SAVING BUSINESSES IN THIS ECONOMY

March 11, 2009

Obama spoke of his support for the creation of a national network of public-private business incubators. On April 7th actor Lou Myers will host a business incubator event in Harlem.


JACQUELINE RHINEHART & RUTH ADKINS ROBINSON at the California African American Museum - SUNDAY, MARCH 15

March 11, 2009



Upcoming Calendar of Events!

March 11, 2009



Lawsuit Claims Texas Police Commit Highway Robbery

March 11, 2009

Civil rights lawyers call seizure aimed primarily at blacks highway robbery and have filed a federal class-action lawsuit to stop what they contend is an unconstitutional perversion of the law's intent.


Social service program reaches out to teen moms in foster care, offers opportunities

March 12, 2009

A 20-year-old program designed for black teenage mothers who are in foster care has become a safe haven for the young ladies, despite society often writing them off.


KAISER PROGRAM WILL HELP MINORITY CONTRACTORS BUILD HOSPITALS, WEEK OF MARCH 12-18, 2009

March 12, 2009

Kaiser officials launched program to help minority, women-owned and emerging small businesses gain work experience building and remodeling clinics and hospitals.


Green-jobs activist to serve Obama administration

March 12, 2009

Environmental activist and author Van Jones, one of the first to recognize the power of a "green collar" job corps as a tool for social justice, to join the Obama administration to serve as special adviser for green jobs, enterprise, and innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).


American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Hosts Training To Increase Diversity Of Dental Students

March 12, 2009

Dental schools that have hosted an ADEA Admissions Committee Workshop have demonstrated substantial strides in admitting and enrolling more diverse students.


Omnibus Appropriations Bill Advances Reproductive Health Care

March 12, 2009



Labor Support for April 3 & 4 March on Wall Street

March 12, 2009

On the anniversary of the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his life fighting for social and economic justice, march to remind the world that part of Dr. King's dream was that everyone should have the right to a job or an income.


Sarah Jones' career provides insight into desegregation's costs

March 12, 2009

Sarah V. Jones retired believing that the desegregation of public schools would make African-American children suffer the most, because of damage to their academic achievement.


Health Disparities Faced by Washington State American Indians

March 12, 2009



The Dearth of Black and Hispanic Dolls

March 12, 2009



Brooklyn Center presents HOT PEAS 'N BUTTER - April 5

March 12, 2009

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2008-09 Target FamilyFun series with a family concert featuring the Afro-Caribbean songs of Hot Peas 'N Butter on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 2pm.


Center to host minority-inclusion conference

March 12, 2009



SOUL PURPOSE LIFESTYLE COMPANY® FLOURISHES IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES

March 12, 2009



Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants

March 12, 2009



Recession Has Silver Lining For Minority Health Care Workers

March 12, 2009

Health care is the fastest growing sector of the economy - good news for Blacks and other minorities who are often underrepresented in many healthcare occupations.


Race relations forum asks probing questions in Michigan

March 12, 2009



House passes official English bill

March 12, 2009



Treasury Seeks Billions More to Aid Ailing Nations

March 12, 2009



Benefits from Omnibus Spending Bill Passed by Congress

March 12, 2009



Early detection is the key to survival for Native Americans

March 12, 2009



More Minority Americans than ever are at risk of having diabetes

March 12, 2009



Obama Cabinet members make energy commitments to tribes

March 12, 2009



Congress halts Mexican trucks in U.S.

March 12, 2009



Native American death rates soar as most people are living longer

March 12, 2009



Laws' effects on Minority Voters

March 12, 2009



Black graduation gap grows at Maryland universities

March 12, 2009



Black coaches breaking through in Pac-10

March 12, 2009



NCCP Report: UNPAID FAMILY LEAVE IS NOT ENOUGH

March 12, 2009



7th Annual Black Marriage Day - Sunday, March 22

March 12, 2009



Laila Ali & Jared Fogle - National Pep Rally for Health

March 12, 2009



Making a Difference: Kenyan Advocate Advances Education for Girls

March 12, 2009



THE SISTER SOLDIER PROJECT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

March 12, 2009



AUTHOR ZAJI PENS SPECULATIVE SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL "WHEN WE WERE ONE"

March 12, 2009



Safari through African Folklore

March 12, 2009



GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDING INFO ON CONTROVERSIAL BORDER WALL WITH MEXICO

March 12, 2009



Minority Job Agencies Suffer Through Majority's Recession

March 12, 2009



WHI Study Says Aspirin Improves Survival in Women with Stable Heart Disease

March 12, 2009



Teens Teach Teens from Seven N.C. Counties about Health at UNC Wilmington March 13

March 12, 2009



Efforts Seek To Prevent Diabetes, Raise HIV Awareness Among Blacks

March 13, 2009



NAACP: Blacks losing Magic arena jobs and contracts to Hispanics

March 13, 2009



Minority access is the goal

March 13, 2009



Hundreds Of Residents Attend Southeast Atlanta Public Safety Town Hall Meeting

March 13, 2009



Congresswoman Barbara Lee joins Rep. Danny Davis in Introducing the Federal Prison Work Incentive Act

March 13, 2009



Pay It Forward: Prof Helps Advance Science in Developing Countries

March 13, 2009



Parents and Youths Mobilize for Changes to School Government at Bronx Assembly Hearing

March 13, 2009



North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development builds assets of minority businesses

March 13, 2009



Study: Children of imprisoned parents suffer adverse, long-lasting impact

March 13, 2009



Did Barack Obama Betray the Black Church?

March 13, 2009



For Better or Worse, 'Resident Evil 5' Exposes Racism

March 13, 2009



Quechans holding HIV/AIDS awareness day

March 13, 2009



Group puts focus on suspension of students

March 13, 2009



Education: Inequality Of Opportunities

March 13, 2009



My Life My Soul Domestic Violence Program March 14 Show

March 13, 2009



Columnist Looks at Need for Trained Medical Interpreters in Rochester, N.Y.

March 13, 2009



Genetic Differences Help Protect Against Cervical Cancer

March 13, 2009



IN WHOSE BEST INTERESTS? U.S. IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT AND CITIZEN CHILDREN FORUM

March 13, 2009



Reference to 'minority' kept in housing grants

March 13, 2009



Buzz on Business: Workshop draws about 30 minority-owned businesses

March 13, 2009



Performance Pay is a Good Lesson for Education, MU Expert Finds

March 13, 2009



Homeland Security chief promises consultation with NCAI

March 13, 2009



Statehealthfacts.org Provides New Data on CHIP Enrollment, Federal Allocations under ARRA, Dual Eligibles

March 13, 2009



Roland Tecs new film WE PEDAL UPHILL opens on March 20

March 13, 2009



Ask Your Mama!, Part of Carnegie Hall’s Honor! Festival, Features Soprano Jessye Norman and Hip-Hop Group The Roots Carnegie H

March 13, 2009



Juvenile justice study: Minority youths of single parents more likely detained

March 13, 2009

As a teenager in the juvenile justice system, living in a single-parent household or having a family with criminal history doesn't help -- at least if you're a minority.


BIG 12 COUNCIL ON BLACK STUDENT GOVERNMENT NAMES K-STATE'S BLACK STUDENT UNION BEST IN BIG 12 AND CAREEM GLADNEY AS OUTSTANDING

March 13, 2009

The Big 12 Council on Black Student Government has named Kansas State's Black Student Union as the best in the Big 12; also has named a K-State student leader as the most outstanding senior.


Holder: Keep Defending Voting Rights Act

March 13, 2009



ANSWER Fined Over $7000 for March 21st Anti-War Posters

March 13, 2009



Ailey II's New York Season, April 15 - April 26

March 13, 2009

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the youthful spirit and boundless energy of the country's best young dancers with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers.


High Blood Pressure in Part Explains Black, White Breast Cancer Mortality Disparity, Study Finds

March 13, 2009



Obama on Spot Over a Benefit to Gay Couples

March 13, 2009



NELP: Rebuilding a Good Jobs Economy for Nation's Low-Wage Workers

March 13, 2009

Jump-starting our economy is critical, but this alone will not solve the deep crisis of inequality that has been building in this country for decades.


Film touts Lydia Maria Child as the bridge to Women’s Suffrage

March 13, 2009

Independent black filmmaker and author Constance L. Jackson’s latest documentary film project explores this amazing woman's fight for women’s rights.


LET FREEDOM RING RELEASES TV SPOT, SAYS "CARD CHECK" INTIMIDATES UNION WORKERS AND VIOLATES PRIVACY

March 13, 2009



Minority-Advocate Congresswoman With Ties to Bank Helped Seek Funds

March 13, 2009

Rep. Maxine Waters requested the meeting on behalf of executives at OneUnited, one of the nation’s largest black-owned banks; surprising bank regulators.


NCRC: Restoring Accountability in the Financial System

March 13, 2009

NCRC promotes access to basic banking services, including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America's working families.


CODEPINK Women Across America to Mark Iraq War's Sixth Anniversary

March 13, 2009



Author details How to Fearlessly Keep Your Small Business Sailing through the Rough Seas of the Recession

March 13, 2009



NAACP FILES LANDMARK LAWSUIT TODAY AGAINST WELLS FARGO AND HSBC

March 13, 2009

According to the lawsuits, African American homeowners who received sub-prime mortgage loans from these lenders were more than 30 percent more likely to be issued a higher rate loan than Caucasian borrowers with the same qualifications.


First Lady to Meet with YouthBuildUSA

March 16, 2009



REPORT FINDS THAT NON-WHITES ARE BEARING THE HEAVIEST BURDEN IN CURRENT RECESSION

March 16, 2009



Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights Rally

March 16, 2009

The Coalition demands are an immediate immigration reform, the recognition of human rights for all immigrants, for a prompt end of raids and deportations that are affecting thousands of immigrants working families, and to stop racial crimes.


BOOK REVEALS THAT MOST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN SPEND THE MAJORITY OF THEIR ADULT LIVES UNMARRIED

March 16, 2009



NY Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival; RUDO Y CURSI

March 16, 2009



ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION IS FOCUS AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

March 16, 2009



President Obama and Secretary Geithner Announce Plans to Unlock Credit for Small Businesses

March 16, 2009

New administration is taking immediate action to help ensure that credit – the lifeblood of America’s small businesses and its economy – gets flowing again to entrepreneurs and business owners.


Omnibus Budget Bill Gives EEOC A Down Payment On a Much Needed Increase

March 16, 2009



INNER CITY BALTIMORE YOUTH LEARN HOW TO SUCCEED IN TROUBLED ECONOMY

March 16, 2009

At a time when the unemployment rate for African American youth is more than 4 times higher than the national unemployment rate, black youths head to Westside YO! Baltimore Youth Opportunity Center.


Velázquez Comments on President's Small Business Lending Plan

March 16, 2009



YO-YO MA PERFORMS WORLD PREMIERE OF SELF COMES TO MIND AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

March 16, 2009

On Sunday, May 3, 2009, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, accompanied by two percussionists, will perform the world premiere of Self Comes to Mind in the LeFrak Theater at the American Museum of Natural History.


Consulting firm raises millions in grant funds for American Indian housing

March 16, 2009



NAFE Announces Top 50 Companies for Female Executives

March 16, 2009

As smart companies strive for gender balance, NAFE releases the NAFE Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, spotlighting corporations whose commendable practices and employment records demonstrate that women matter to the bottom line.


National Low Income Housing Coalition Latest News

March 16, 2009



Kidney, Liver Cancer Drug Tested in New Combination for Breast Cancer

March 16, 2009



THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND 9th ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN NJ

March 16, 2009



Philly Mayoral study: Boost construction diversity

March 16, 2009



Monterey Institute For Technology and Education Launches Developmental Math Solutions Project

March 16, 2009

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design new developmental online math content which will help students overcome current obstacles to success; focus on minorities


Rep. Waters Fires Back at News Reports on Bailout Controversy

March 16, 2009



Manifest Destiny and the Fate of America’s Original Peoples; the Myth and the Reality

March 16, 2009



The African Diaspora: From Enslavement to Barack Obama Elected as 44th President

March 16, 2009



Native American AIDS gets attention in Minneapolis

March 16, 2009



When women discriminate

March 16, 2009



Support program for black students a Delta success story

March 16, 2009

AFFIRM started to deal with a 2005 study that found that black, Latino, Asian and American Indian students did not perform as well as white students at Delta.


Voting Rights Gone Wrong

March 16, 2009



Why the GOP Can't Win With Minorities

March 16, 2009



Navajo Nation footage in Christian Broadcasting Network special

March 16, 2009

The nation's largest American Indian reservation will be featured Tuesday in a segment on the Christian Broadcasting Network's news, commentary and ministry program.


Conservatives argue Obama's victory shows legal safeguards for minorities not needed

March 16, 2009



Certificate teaches tribal finance

March 16, 2009



Women's Council Created; Abortion Harassment Rises

March 16, 2009

President Obama created a White House Council on Women and Girls, chaired by Valerie Jarrett to coordinate a federal response to issues faced by women and girls.


Certain lifestyle changes could eliminate nearly 90% of diabetes cases in Native Americans

March 16, 2009



Minority Groups Have Increased Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections, Experts Say

March 17, 2009



ACLU Says Bureau Of Prisons Again Attempting To Illegally Ban Religious Material

March 17, 2009



Collagen Injections Can Help Some Women Suffering from SUI When Surgery Fails

March 17, 2009



Will Obama Justice Department nix mayor's term limits change to increase minority representation in NYC politics?

March 17, 2009



NQF Endorses Cultural-Competency Practices

March 17, 2009



An equal opportunity recession?

March 17, 2009



Fairness Initiative on Low-Wage Work 5-minute podcast

March 17, 2009



CHC Applauds President’s Small Business Initiative and Naming of Perez to Head Civil Rights Division at Justice, Triay to Ener

March 17, 2009



Low Fruit, Vegetable Intake Is a Worldwide Problem

March 17, 2009



NAACP TOP 100 FILMS OF THE CENTURY (1909 - 2009) LETS CONSUMERS DECLARE MOST INFLUENTIAL FILMS FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR

March 17, 2009



ADA Launches Community Dental Health Coordinator Program to Provide Dental Care in Underserved Areas

March 17, 2009

ADA launches a pilot program in several states to deliver needed dental care to underserved people in urban, rural and Native American communities.


HUD: Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Predatory Lending in Mortgage Crisis

March 17, 2009



HIV Worse Among DC Blacks Than In Many African Nations

March 17, 2009

The Black AIDS Institute is calling on the President and the congress to allocate dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund HIV testing and prevention efforts in Black America.


Racial Health Disparities Called Most Prevalent Civil Rights Issue of Decade

March 17, 2009

To narrow the health disparities between minorities and White populations battling diabetes, HIV, prostate cancer and other diseases, the country must develop models of universal health care systems, train doctors to be culturally competent and extend access to high-quality health care to low-income and minority communities


ACLU Urges New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson To Sign Bill Abolishing Death Penalty

March 17, 2009



Candelaria American Indian Council infighting heads for a showdown

March 17, 2009



STUDENTS FROM THE THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY FOR LEARNING AND SOCIAL CHANGE "FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES"WALK-A-THON

March 17, 2009



THE "STOP CUSSIN LLC CAMPAIGN" GENERATES THE BUZZ, WHILE BRENT HATCH OF "THE NO CUSSING CLUB" GETS THE NATIONAL RECOGNITION

March 17, 2009

Is This Modern Day Racism? African-American Owned Organization Initiates and Sparks Interest in Stopping the Youth from Cursing, but Caucasian Man Obtains All of the Credit


NYC FUNDRAISER TO HELP YOUTH MAKE A JOURNEY OF THE HEART

March 17, 2009



New Law Extends Net Operating Loss Carryback for Small Businesses; IRS To Ensure Refunds Paid Timely

March 17, 2009



Job-bias cases surge in Colorado, feds say

March 17, 2009



PRINCE ANNOUNCES MUCH ANTICIPATED LAUNCH OF NEW LOTUSFLOW3R.COM WEBSITE ON MARCH 24

March 17, 2009



MARIAN ANDERSON HONORED, LINCOLN MEMORIAL PLAZA APRIL 12

March 17, 2009

Marian Anderson was described as having “a voice heard once in a hundred years.” Yet in 1939, she was denied the right to perform in Washington, DC’s Constitution Hall due to the color of her skin.


MONTEL WILLIAMS ON HIS FIGHT WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ON OPRAH, MARCH 17

March 17, 2009

Montel Williams talks with Oprah about his private pain behind his very public battle with multiple sclerosis (MS) and about his new book, "Living Well Emotionally."


TV: Series takes long lookat American Indians

March 17, 2009



SPEAK OUT! Women's Visions For the Nation: What's it Going to Take? on Saturday, March 21

March 17, 2009



Treasury Releases Recovery Act Implementation Plan to Benefit Nation’s Distressed Communities through its CDFI Fund

March 18, 2009



JAMES T. WEBB MASTER BUILDER IN SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS WITH SEC

March 18, 2009

African-American Affordable Housing and Jobs Activist, James T Webb, one of only a handful of Black Builders in America, has been building professionally for 24 years is nearing settlement with the SEC.


Diversity declining, SMU seeing white

March 18, 2009

Number of freshmen minority students dropped by almost 25 percent between 1999 and 2007; blacks down 40% and hispanics down 20%


USC Study: Black Girls 50 Percent More Likely To Be Bulimic than White Girls

March 18, 2009



No Smooth Ride on TV Networks’ Road to Diversity

March 18, 2009

In October two prominent cable networks — CNN and Comedy Central — began new programs only to cancel them 5 months later. Is this a step backwards?


AIM To Renew Protests At Chasco Street Parade

March 18, 2009

American Indian Movement supporters intend to crusade to retire what she calls "racially offensive" stereotypes and caricatures of Native Americans that still linger at Chasco Fiesta.


The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Clinic Earns Perfect Score from HUD

March 18, 2009

The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Clinic staff earned a perfect score from the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Statement On Domestic Violence

March 18, 2009

The men of Alpha pledge to continue working to eradicate the plague of domestic violence in both African-American neighborhoods and the broader community at large.


Washington University to host 2009 Callaloo Conference March 25-28

March 18, 2009

Callaloo conference focuses on a long ignored national problem: the complex and burdensome positions and responsibilities black artists and intellectuals are expected to assume in society and in institutions of higher education


The Effect of the Economic Downturn on the Health of Communities of Color Webcast

March 18, 2009



American Households Would Face Annual Burden of $144.8 Billion Under Cap-and-Trade System; Costs Would Be Disproportionately Bor

March 18, 2009



What's Your Point, Honey? To Be First Social Justice Cause Film Mass Marketed on Popular Media Content Sites

March 18, 2009



Writer and Activist KEVIN POWELL;one of his most hard-fought causes, ending violence against women and girls

March 18, 2009

Powell, a committed public servant, is widely considered one of America's leading political, cultural, and social voices will talk with Oprah on Thursday.


Cincinnati pushes for new disparity study on minority contract awards

March 18, 2009



School helping students clear a cultural barrier

March 18, 2009



Say NO to Million-Dollar AIG Bonuses! Stop Government Theft from Workers! Bail Out the People, NOT Insurance Giants & Banks!

March 18, 2009



Constitutions written to protect minority

March 18, 2009



Latinos stuck in limbo:Members of nation's largest minority fear being ignored

March 18, 2009



Goal: More minority union labor

March 18, 2009



Republicans and "Outreach"

March 18, 2009



Obama's election a mixed bag for black caucus

March 18, 2009



Unconstitutional and Repressive Loitering Law Aimed at Communities of Color, Immigrant Day Laborers and Young People Fails

March 18, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Responds to Pope Benedict’s Remarks that Condoms Increase HIV Infections

March 18, 2009



Responsible Education About Life Act Provides Needed Funding For Comprehensive Sex Ed

March 18, 2009



No stimulus plan for Black inmates

March 18, 2009



Third annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 18, 2009



Forum on the Disenfranchisement of African American and Latino Voters March 26

March 18, 2009



Small Business Owners Crushed by Demands of Multi-Payer Health Insurance, Endorse Colorado Guaranteed Health Care Act HB 09-1273

March 18, 2009



FILM LIFE LAUNCHES THE ABFF STAR PROJECT

March 18, 2009



HSA & INSPIRIT Dance Company Celebrate Women's History Month!

March 18, 2009



The Best Thing That Happened to Me, a new stage play March 20-21

March 18, 2009



70’S SOUL JAM March 21, 2009

March 18, 2009



Race is a Factor Associated with Decline in Child Kidney Function

March 19, 2009



UNCF to aid broke HBCU students

March 19, 2009



Childcare Demonstration in NYC over Kindergarten Cuts

March 19, 2009



THE GREEN MAGAZINE AND THE PGA CEMENT A NEW PARTNERSHIP

March 19, 2009



Gun violence a $2.5B problem in Chicago

March 19, 2009



THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND LAUNCHES TRAINING INSTITUTES TO SUPPLY 10,000 TEACHERS TO URBAN AND RURAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS

March 19, 2009



BLACKJOBS.COM LISTS THOUSANDS OF JOBS AVAILABLE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS

March 19, 2009



American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 100th Annual Meeting 2009 and other events

March 19, 2009



MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS, ACTIVISTS EXPRESS OUTRAGE AT THE WORSENING HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

March 19, 2009



Ethnic Background Matters for Type 2 Diabetes

March 19, 2009



U.S. Supreme Court ruling may affect Florida's political line drawing

March 19, 2009



Black Caucus presses Obama on priorities

March 19, 2009



President’s Meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

March 19, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Applauds Obama Administration for Supporting UN Declaration

March 19, 2009



National Organizations Call on Maryland to Enact Strong Anti-Spy Measure

March 19, 2009



Minority students invited to learn about scholarships at St. Ambrose

March 19, 2009



Colorblindness hurts minority employees, but multiculturalism inspires their commitment

March 19, 2009



Mixed Signals: The State of Black Entrepreneurship

March 19, 2009



Youth and family summit for American Indians scheduled at OU

March 19, 2009



BME communities: changing needs and apsirations

March 19, 2009



Artists tell untold stories of Black West

March 19, 2009



Blind Teacher Creates Resource to Save Black Boys

March 19, 2009

Richard Clay designed the web site to be a one-stop practical resource for parents, teachers, students, and community members concerned about the overall plight of young Black males.


Hope on the Horizon: Mortgage Industry Warming Quickly to Obama Foreclosure Reduction Plan

March 19, 2009

ACORN surveyed all major mortgage servicing companies in the nation, and has found that at least 76% have committed to implementing the Obama plan.


CENTER FOR AMERICAN WOMEN AND POLITICS HOLDS 'READY TO RUN’ CAMPAIGN TRAINING MARCH 21 AT RUTGERS

March 19, 2009

“Ready to Run,” a one-day, bipartisan campaign training program for women of color in New Jersey and presented by The Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics (CAWP).


ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES NEW CONSUMER WEBSITE FOR RESPONSIBLE HOMEOWNERS SEEKING RELIEF

March 19, 2009



Research Shows Biopsy of Recurrent Breast Cancer Can Alter Treatment

March 19, 2009



Gulf Coast Advocates Testify on Housing Assistance in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

March 19, 2009



BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, REUBEN ARMSTRONG, RELEASES MOST CONTROVERSIAL BOOK TO DATE, CROOKS IN THE PULPIT

March 19, 2009

National talk show host and Essence Magazine's #1 best-selling author, Reuben Armstrong, releases book on megapastors and megachurches.


Every Child Matters New Video- Homeland Insecurity

March 19, 2009

In the video, ECM presents the latest data on child well-being in the U.S. It makes a succinct case for shifting federal budget priorities more towards children and families.


Cedric Muhammad relaunches Black Coffee Program

March 19, 2009

After a five month hiatus, Cedric Muhammad, the eclectic economist and host of The Black Coffee Program talk show, is geared up and has a lot to talk about when he returns to the internet waves on March 18th.


THE NYC LGBT CENTER DINNER GALA - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2009

March 19, 2009

Ugly Betty star Michael Urie to Host, and Special Musical Guest Matt Alber to Perform at the Center’s Annual Spring Gala, the Center Dinner.


2009 URBAN SUBURBAN FILM FESTIVAL ATTRACTS ARTISTS AND BUSINESSES TO PHILADELPHIA AREA

March 19, 2009



HUD AND DOT ANNOUNCE INTERAGENCY PARTNERSHIP TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

March 19, 2009

Average American family spends nearly 60 percent of its budget on housing and transportation costs; HUD and DOT look to cut costs by focusing their efforts on creating affordable, sustainable communities.


Churchill trial discusses Indian smallpox genocide

March 19, 2009



Black male children are four times more likely to have food allergies: study says

March 19, 2009

Researchers didn’t theorize about why black male children may have a higher rate of food allergy. Some experts feel that introducing a food too early in life sets up a child for food allergy.


K’NAAN ANNOUNCES CONCERT DATES WITH SNOOP DOGG

March 19, 2009



Heart Failure Before Age 50 Substantially More Common in Blacks

March 19, 2009

As many as 1 in 100 black men and women develop heart failure before the age of 50, 20 times the rate in whites in this age group, according to new findings from NHLBI.


National Policy Summit Seeks to Close America's Racial Wealth Gap

March 20, 2009



Researcher Works on Greener Gardens, Cleaner Waterways in Urban Areas

March 20, 2009

Wellesley College student researchers have formed a partnership with Boston’s Food Project, a nonprofit organization that helps foster organic urban gardens to put the green in – and take the lead out of – urban gardens


VCU HEALTH SYSTEM PRODUCES CD OF POETRY FROM HIV/AIDS PATIENTS

March 20, 2009

Living with It, a compelling new CD of poetry and music examines the complexities of life with HIV/AIDS through the words of patients who are afflicted with the condition.


Baylor Health Care System Executive Honored for Contributions to Workplace Diversity in Health Care

March 20, 2009

Pamela Scott was recently honored with the Corris Boyd Leadership and Diversity Award by the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) which recognizes outstanding contributions in fostering leadership and workplace diversity in the health care industry.


WHISPERING OUT LOUD Change Is Never Easy

March 20, 2009



HUD APPROVES $731 MILLION IN NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION FUNDING FOR 48 STATES AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES

March 20, 2009



Congressman John Lewis Remembers Selma 1965

March 20, 2009

March 7, 1965 was a day so violent in the history of the Civil Rights Movement has become known as "Bloody Sunday", remembers Georgia Congressman John Lewis on the 44th anniversary of the day.


American Journal of Public Health Highlights focuses on low-income families

March 20, 2009



Ancient bones found at UCSD back in dispute

March 20, 2009

Skeletal remains unearthed at the University of California San Diego more than 30 years ago have sparked a fresh debate between the interests of science and culture – and the university is caught in the crossfire.


Obama Set To Receive NNPA Newsmaker Award At The White House

March 20, 2009



CO minority businesses will get fair share of stimulus funds, says Gov. Ritter

March 20, 2009



New Book Chronicles the Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists to the Front Lines of Fighting Cancer

March 20, 2009



NAACP STATEMENT ON NEW MEXICO’S REPEAL OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

March 20, 2009



Minority Teacher Job Fair Scheduled in NJ for March 21st

March 20, 2009



National Policy Summit: Closing Racial Wealth Gap

March 20, 2009



Panel Says PRA Would Hurt Minority-Owned Stations

March 20, 2009



TO BE EQUAL CBC -- A Powerful Majority Of One

March 20, 2009



KY Commission Urges Appointment Of Minority Judges

March 20, 2009



State honors minority teacher in Wash. Twp.

March 20, 2009



Groups seek stimulus jobs for minorities, poor

March 20, 2009



Why Do We Need The Employee Free Choice Act?

March 20, 2009



Shawnee girl who lobbied Oklahomans to donate bone marrow dies

March 20, 2009



Allan J. Lichtman on Tom Perez: The challenges ahead

March 20, 2009



UCC’s health advocates press for increased condom distribution at churches

March 20, 2009



NMAC Commemorates National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 20, 2009



Black Patients Have Longer Wait Times for ICU Beds Than Patients of Other Races, Study Finds

March 20, 2009



ACS Reducing Funding for UPK and Eliminating Over 3,300 Child Care Slots

March 20, 2009



Utah Legislature Approves Bill To Extend, Expand COBRA to Workers Laid off From Small Businesses

March 20, 2009



THE FRESH AIR FUND HOLDS SUMMER CAMP JOB FAIR MARCH 28th

March 20, 2009



African American Cable Channel looking to expand

March 20, 2009



ARETHA FRANKLIN AT THE CAPITAL ONE BANK THEATRE AT WESTBURY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 11

March 20, 2009



Amazon Indian infanticide video said inciting hate

March 20, 2009



Gov. Bill Richardson joins tribal leaders to sign State-Tribal Collaboration Act

March 20, 2009



A Celebration of the Spiritual and Gospel Music, 3/22, Apollo Theater

March 20, 2009

March 22nd performance—part of the month-long festival Honor! A Celebration of the African American Cultural Legacy curated by soprano Jessye Norman at the Apollo Theater offering audiences the opportunity to be immersed in the traditions of the Spiritual and gospel music through discussion and performance.


Utah Health Report: Indians suffer health disparities

March 20, 2009

The Utah Department of Health says the state's American Indians are disproportionally affected by chronic health problems such as diabetes and asthma.


My Life My Soul Radio Show! on Saturday, March 21 with special guest Rev. Jennifer Ann Bowers

March 20, 2009



UCLA Study Quantifies Racial Disparities in Cancer Mortality Rates

March 24, 2009



Not Just Another HIV/AIDS Event

March 24, 2009



UA steps up minority support

March 24, 2009



ACORN Statement on the need to use Geithner's Public-Private asset purchase plan to stem the foreclosure crisis

March 24, 2009



Screening Test Could End Racial Disparity in Colon Cancer Mortality

March 24, 2009



Chinese Delegation Visits Arkansas for Minority Heritage Ideas

March 24, 2009



Research: Physically fit women less likely to die from breast cancer

March 24, 2009



IHS gets $500 million in Recovery Act fund

March 24, 2009



Workshops offered for women, minority business

March 24, 2009



Unemployment hits harder among Latinos, blacks

March 24, 2009



Barbara Lee Hails Announcement of Economic Recovery Package Funds for Oakland

March 24, 2009



Utah American Indians Battle High Rates Of Chronic Illness

March 24, 2009



MEXICAN DRUG WARS NOW WORSE THAN IRAQ

March 24, 2009



Census Bureau Seeking More Accurate Minority Count

March 24, 2009



Rethinking Integration at the University

March 24, 2009



Living History Symposium Celebrates The Courageous Women of the WASP

March 24, 2009



PROJECTFIRSTJOB.COM - PAYING STUDENTS TO STAY IN SCHOOL? IT'S THEIR FIRST JOB!

March 24, 2009



Health Care Equality Project to Launch, Amplify Obama’s Call For Equality

March 24, 2009



Redistricting Louisiana: The Black And White

March 24, 2009



Bridging the gap between mainstream and ethnic media

March 24, 2009



Administration’s efforts to stabilize the Financial system

March 24, 2009



RACIAL BIASES FADE AWAY TOWARD MEMBERS OF YOUR OWN GROUP

March 24, 2009



Building in more minorities

March 24, 2009



Should France Look to US As Guide For Its Minority Population?

March 24, 2009



Support for racial equality may be a victim of Obama's election

March 24, 2009



Eastern Shoshone Tribe receives diabetes care and management grant

March 24, 2009



Survey shows race relations problems in Bemidji

March 24, 2009



Family Properties Chronicles One Man's Battle Against Racist Financial Practices in the 1950s

March 24, 2009



Aldermen's antics are unbelievable

March 24, 2009



FPI/CWF Report Debunks Criticisms of Progressive Income Tax Reform

March 24, 2009



U.S. TB Rate in 2008 at Record Low; Minority, Immigrant Populations Remain Disproportionately Affected, CDC Report Says

March 24, 2009



Chicago Parent Program Improves Child-Rearing Skills of Minority Families

March 24, 2009

Chicago Parent Program developed at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago targets the values and needs of minority parents and people living in low-income communities.


A White House Sisterhood

March 24, 2009

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is one of the “Obama women” which marks another step in the long journey of black women from outsiders to gatekeepers in political Washington.


African American Pastor Jailed for Speaking Up

March 24, 2009

Reverend Walter Hoye, an African American pastor who prays to end genocidal abortion speaks out against abortion and is told to abandon his post near an abortion mill or be jailed.


HIV & Black Women: Imperative Issues Urgent Call to Obama Administration

March 24, 2009



100 Black Men of America to Host 23rd Annual Conference in New York

March 24, 2009

100 Black Men of America, Inc. will host its 23rd Annual Conference to explore issues concerning education in the African American community.


Spotlight to shine on minority achievers

March 24, 2009

Ron Hunter, head coach of the men's team at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will receive the Accomplished Achievement Award at the 29th annual Minority Business and Professional Achievers Recognition Awards.


Indians get look at 'We Shall Remain'

March 24, 2009

We Shall Remain is a series, which spans 300 years; created with the caveat of presenting it from a Native American perspective, according to its producers at WGBH Public Television in Boston.


HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER TO HELP CHICAGO INNER CITY STUDENTS SUCCEED IN LIFE

March 24, 2009

African-American actor Baron Jay Littleton, Jr. is joining forces with Unparalleled Solutions to stage a motivational speaking tour of eight inner city Chicago schools.


CDFI Fund Publishes Amended Notice for New Markets Tax Credit Program to Expedite Implementation of the Recovery Act

March 24, 2009



NEW YORK HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES CONFERENCE HONORS LEADERS

March 24, 2009

NUMC and NAPH will honor Dr. Carolyn Britton and others with the Innovator Award, Legacy Award and Distinguished Service Awards for their career commitments to achieving health care equity.


Obama taps UA educator to head Indian Health Service

March 24, 2009

Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, a University of Arizona educator has been nominated to be the director of the Indian Health Service by President Obama to oversee health care services for the native nations


MidAmerica Minority Business Development Council presents Corporation of the Year award to UMKC

March 24, 2009

UMKC was chosen for its achievements in minority business development, aiding minority business growth through purchasing, and seeking technical and managerial assistance from minority providers.


5th Anniversary Spelman College Leadership and Woman of Color Conference to Create Communities for Change

March 24, 2009



'A Jury of Her Peers' by Elaine Showalter: Monumental history of American women writers from 17th century to 2000

March 24, 2009



National Low Income Housing Coalition Latest News 3-24-09

March 24, 2009



CBC NEWS: Chair Supports Presidential Order Regarding Liberians Living In U.S.

March 24, 2009



Shopping While Black: Would You Stop Racism?

March 24, 2009



Latest News from Women's E-News 3/24/09

March 24, 2009



PARTNERSHIP WITH CHILDREN STUDENTS PARTNER WITH AMERICAN EXPRESS EMPLOYEES AT THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM

March 25, 2009



BBB Live Foreclosure Prevention Call-In Program In Spanish

March 25, 2009

In response to the current economic crisis, the BBB Education and Research Foundation and a leading Spanish-language TV station, have collaborated to create BBB Live Foreclosure Prevention.


EEOC OBTAINS OVER $300,000 FOR CLASS OF FEMALE PROFESSORS AT ADELPHI UNIVERSITY

March 25, 2009



CATHOLIC CHARITIES’ OPERATION HELPING HANDS CELEBRATES MILESTONE IN NEW ORLEANS

March 25, 2009

On Thursday, March 26 at 3 PM, Catholic Charities’ Operation Helping Hands will celebrate huge milestones reached in the ongoing recovery of New Orleans: 20,000 volunteers from all over the globe and 2,500 gutting and rebuilding projects.


Save the Date: Step Up for Kids Week Oct 5-9

March 25, 2009

People across the nation will gather on the capitol steps in D.C. and all 50 states to draw public attention to issues affecting America's children during Step Up For Kids 2009.


HELP USA Announces National and International Expansion Plans for Mentoring USA

March 25, 2009



HUD SPEEDS NEARLY $3 BILLION TO NATION’S PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO IMPROVE HOUSING

March 25, 2009



Kaiser Family Foundation Live Webcast: The Effect of the Economy on the Health of Communities of Color

March 25, 2009

On Wednesday, March 25, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a live, interactive webcast to examine the economic downturn’s impact on health care in communities of color as part of its Today's Topics In Health Disparities series.


University Refocuses on Minority Recruitment; Robinson to Lead Diversity Enhancement Effort

March 25, 2009

The University of Arkansas has embarked on a philosophical shift in its efforts to foster multiculturalism on campus by appointing Charles Robinson, vice provost for diversity.


Director of National Congress of American Indians to speak at BYU

March 25, 2009



Tens of Thousands Languish in Immigration Detention Without Hearings or Bond, Numbers Tripled Since 1996, Charges Amnesty Intern

March 25, 2009



PHYSICAL ABUSE RAISES WOMEN’S HEALTH COSTS OVER 40 PERCENT

March 25, 2009



First Radio Interview with Agent Ignacio Ramos, Jailed US Border Patrolman

March 25, 2009



The Burden Of Being Black In America

March 25, 2009



THE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING TRIALS DEBATE: A CALL TO ACTION

March 25, 2009

African American men are diagnosed at a rate 60% higher and die at a rate 150% higher than all other men in the US from prostate cancer. This is the largest racial disparity for any type of cancer.


Race the issue in new movie Spinning into Butter

March 25, 2009

New movie tackles the issue of race on a college campus when a black student named Simon Brick is suddenly threatened by racial epithets hung on his dormitory walls, crude drawings of lynchings and anonymous notes pinned on his door


NEW DATA EXPOSES DRAMATIC RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN U.S. ADVERTISING INDUSTRY, NAACP RESPONDS WITH MADISON AVE PROJECT

March 25, 2009



IU to present major conference on U.S.-China business

March 25, 2009



Ohio Woman's Conference: Education and Networking Opportunities for Women

March 25, 2009



Eating Soy Early in Life May Reduce Breast Cancer Among Asian Women

March 25, 2009



'Born in the USA’ Might Mean Higher BMI for Asian-Americans

March 25, 2009



Law school conference commemorates 20 years of Critical Race Theory

March 25, 2009



RIDERS & TRANSIT WORKERS TO PROTEST IMPENDING FARE HIKES & SERVICE CUTS IN NYC

March 25, 2009



Layoffs hit minorities hard, fast in recession

March 25, 2009



State falls short of spending targets for minority businesses

March 25, 2009



Alliance to aid minorities

March 25, 2009



NAACP And Commissioners Review Employment Figures

March 25, 2009



Senate approves modifications to top 10 percent law

March 25, 2009



TC African Diaspora Cine-Club & Music and Soul Film Series

March 25, 2009



NBR: AMERICAN TEA PARTY PROTESTS - OBAMA LIED, THE ECONOMY DIED

March 25, 2009



Expanding Microenterprise Opportunities for Women in Africa

March 25, 2009



Diabetes Alert Day: Know Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

March 25, 2009



Appeals court upholds rejection of contractor’s lawsuit against H&R Block, others

March 25, 2009



MINORITY WOMEN are at GREATEST RISK for LUPUS, says CDC

March 25, 2009



Same-Sex Marriage Bills Gain in N.E.

March 25, 2009



Utahn who claimed jury bias has appeal request declined

March 25, 2009



Make the Road New York to Receive Environmental Justice Grant from EPA

March 25, 2009



Major Coalition Launches Health Care Equality Project, Demands Swift Action to Eliminate Disparities

March 25, 2009



Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates Cover the Uninsured Week & World Tuberculosis Day

March 25, 2009



AWARD WINNING GUITARIST VERNON NEILLY FEATURED IN MARCH ISSUE OF JAZZ IMPROV MAGAZINE

March 25, 2009



Local, State Health Departments Forced To Cut Services for Undocumented Immigrants Amid Economic Recession

March 25, 2009



AACR 100th Annual Meeting 2009: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cancer Care Delivery

March 25, 2009



2009 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FILM SECTIONS, DEADLINES AND AWARDS

March 25, 2009



BLISS THE MAGAZINE GOES NATIONAL

March 25, 2009



Community Health Centers Seeing More Patients In Wake Of Massachusetts Health Reform

March 25, 2009



ACLU Presenting Oral Arguments In Case Of Prominent Muslim Scholar Barred From U.S.

March 25, 2009



Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Written Testimony House Financial Services Committee Hearing on AIG Failure

March 25, 2009



PATOIS PRESENTS: 11 Days of Art and Social Justice in New Orleans!

March 25, 2009



AMAS to honor DIONNE WARWICK and WOODIE KING JR. at 40th Anniversary Gala

March 25, 2009



Fantasy of Flight - Symposium Series - A Passionate Pursuit on March 27 & March 28

March 25, 2009



JUAN DE MARCOS AND THE AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS at Tilles Center on Friday, March 27

March 25, 2009

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars will be at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in an exciting concert devoted to the richness, diversity and vitality of Cuban music.


National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2009 Report Shows Black and White Equality Still Needs Work

March 26, 2009

The National Urban League has released the State of Black America 2009 report which shows that African-Americans are disproportionately hurting worse than the rest of the country during these tough economic times.


African-American Seniors with HIV Hold Shame Inside

March 26, 2009



Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Perform with Wynton Marsalis

March 26, 2009

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing with unparalleled trumpeter Wynton Marsalis on PBS Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 PM.


Why Is Obama Backing Bank of America in Court?

March 26, 2009



One of the nation’s finest orators to speak at the New-York Historical Society

March 26, 2009

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., discusses the power of the oral tradition and his own life in speaking. Tuesday, March 31st, 6:30 p.m. at the New-York Historical Society.


Public Statements on Passing of Dr. John Hope Franklin

March 26, 2009



ABNA president strives to spread health awareness

March 26, 2009

Ora D. Williams has been ABNA President for the past four years and is ready to run for a board seat of the national organization; helping to shape health care policy.


Study Finds New Risk Factor for Melanoma in Younger Women

March 26, 2009



Malaco Music Group Taps Industry Veteran Lionel Ridenour to Head Up New Urban Music Division

March 26, 2009

The legendary Malaco Music Group, after 40-plus successful years of making southern rhythm & blues and gospel hits, has tapped industry veteran Lionel Ridenour to head up its new Urban Music Division.


EEOC Launches Recruitment Drive to Hire Investigators

March 26, 2009



Award Winning Playwright Shines in Jim Jones' off-Broadway Play

March 26, 2009

Hip Hop Monologues: The Life & Mind and Jim Jones is a show that makes history by promoting the release of a rap album with an off-Broadway play.


College Partnership Program Holds First College Orientation for Parents; Majority of which are Low-Income Families

March 26, 2009



Community Healthcare Network: Teen Conference Save the Date

March 26, 2009

CHN is a not-for-profit organization that provides access to affordable, culturally-competent and comprehensive community-based primary care, mental health and social services for diverse populations in underserved communities throughout New York City.


BLACK ENTERPRISE TAKES FRONT ROW AT OBAMA PRESS CONFERENCE

March 26, 2009



University of Miami names Patricia White new law school dean

March 26, 2009

The University of Miami announced today that Patricia D. White, a nationally known leader in legal education, has been named dean of the UM School of Law.


New Book: The Hip Hop Wars What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why it Matters

March 26, 2009



TAG TEAM MARKETING LAUNCHES NEW BLACK BUSINESS NETWORK

March 26, 2009

The Black Business Network makes Black businesses, their products and their services readily available to Black consumers all over the world.


IU Bloomington joins effort for graduate science education for minority students

March 26, 2009



Dozens of Patient Advocacy Groups Support Legislation to Eliminate Two-Year Medicare Waiting Period

March 26, 2009



Could Genetic Technologies Set Back Efforts Toward Racial Justice?

March 26, 2009



TREASURY OUTLINES FRAMEWORK FOR REGULATORY REFORM

March 26, 2009



Inadequately Funded Public Defender Services Threaten Criminal Justice System, ACLU Testifies

March 26, 2009



Quality of Life May Impact Coping Strategies of Young Women with Breast Cancer

March 26, 2009



Do Americans have an identity crisis wshen it comes to race and ethnicity?

March 26, 2009



Mexico and the "War on Drugs"

March 26, 2009



Noted MD and author says Obama health plan only one step in the right direction..much more needs to be done

March 26, 2009



Speaker links LGBT to history

March 26, 2009



MD Lawmakers seek boost in minority ownership

March 26, 2009



MSU American Indian students detail challenges, support networks

March 26, 2009



30% of contracts may go to women, minorities

March 26, 2009



A minority forum would put us on the right path

March 26, 2009



Discrimination Case To Hit Supreme Court

March 26, 2009



The Root: Washington's New Black Pack

March 26, 2009



2010 Minority Business Leader Awards - Preliminary Nominations

March 26, 2009



Barbara Lee Receives Humane Advocate Award

March 26, 2009



Public Employees to Rally at Capitol for Fair Budget and Taxes

March 26, 2009



HUD ISSUES STATEMENT ON INCREASE IN NEW HOME SALES

March 26, 2009



Ladies First! Elevating Women in the 21st Century Rutgers University March 30th

March 26, 2009



John Hope Franklin, Scholar Who Transformed African American History, Dies at Age 94

March 26, 2009

Duke University remembers John Hope Franklin January 2, 1915 - March 25, 2009


TWO NEW PUBLICATIONS SUPPORT ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION PROPOSALS

March 26, 2009



IU anthropologist's project looks to expose, protect riches of Central Asia

March 26, 2009



NLIHC Statement on President Obama’s news conference question on homelessness

March 26, 2009



98.7 KISS FM Presents the 3rd Annual KISS Cares Radiothon for St. Jude

March 26, 2009

98.7 KISS FM New York “The Best Variety of Old School and Today’s R&B” and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital present the Third Annual KISS Cares Radiothon for St. Jude on Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th


Harlem School of the Arts presents The Dorothy Maynor Humanitarian Awards

March 26, 2009

The Dorothy Maynor Humanitarian Awards are administered by HSA Guitar Instructor James Bartow which include honorees Dr. ValerieCapers, Ms. Natsu Ifill and Dr. Vivian O. Windley.


Thousands to March on Wall Street & AIG on APRIL 3 as part of the Bail Out People, Not Banks Protest

March 26, 2009



Type 2 Diabetes Poses Health Disparity Challenge

March 26, 2009



BNET Advertising Response to NAACP Letter charging discrimination

March 26, 2009



Preventing Low-Income Veteran Homelessness; Forum & Webcast

March 26, 2009



10.7% of Utah Residents Uninsured, Annual Survey Finds

March 26, 2009



New York State To Offer Low-Income, Disabled Residents Prescription Drug Discount Cards

March 26, 2009



ASK THE PRESIDENT COALITION PRAISES PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR NEW CITIZEN QUESTIONS INITIATIVE

March 26, 2009



Where Asian-Americans Live Might Affect Whether They Smoke

March 26, 2009



ROBBI’S BACK IN TOWN! ROBBI K & FRIENDS RETURN TO MANHATTAN FOR A HIGH ENERGY "SHOW OF MANY CULTURES" 92YTRIBECA - MARCH 2

March 26, 2009



Educators need to focus on minorities, trend expert says

March 27, 2009



Increase in P53 Mutation Linked to Advanced Colorectal Cancer in Blacks

March 27, 2009



Native American History is being defined by others

March 27, 2009



Military, Minority Voter Issues Still Need Attention

March 27, 2009



IU's Latino Studies announces a new doctorate degree minor

March 27, 2009



Study Looks at Mental, Physical Effects of Family Violence Among Older Black Women

March 27, 2009



Moran pushes tax breaks for small and minority firms

March 27, 2009



Small Business Abuses: A Sad Story

March 27, 2009



In Atlanta, Holder renews civil rights commitment

March 27, 2009



Keeping Down the Black Vote

March 27, 2009



CHC Applauds Recent Obama Nominations

March 27, 2009



Blacks, Hispanics have higher end-of-life costs

March 27, 2009



New York Times: Sketchy AIDS Agency’s Ad Stands

March 27, 2009



Health Dialogue Meeting set for March 30 cancelled

March 27, 2009



Study Says State Budget Pushes People of Color Further Behind

March 27, 2009



Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Remembers John Hope Franklin

March 27, 2009



Additional Social Security Benefits through Economic Recovery Package

March 27, 2009



Some jobless aren't down and out enough to qualify for aid

March 27, 2009



FAMM Applauds Senator Jim Webb's Bipartisan Bill to Overhaul America's Criminal Justice System

March 27, 2009



Rutgers Volunteers Give Back to the Community by Making Newark Green

March 27, 2009



Tribes Build Portal to Tap Stimulus Funds

March 27, 2009



Conservatives, Crime Policy, and the Black Vote

March 27, 2009



Local nonprofits are struggling to help

March 27, 2009



WITH COSTS SOARING, EDUCATION COALITION PUSHES FOR PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO MAKE COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE

March 27, 2009



McAuliffe courts minority business leaders

March 27, 2009



CDFI Fund Awards $2.3 Million in Technical Assistance Grants Through the FY 2009 CDFI Program

March 27, 2009



School-To-Prison Pipeline Symposium April 1

March 27, 2009

ACLU And New York Law To School Host Day-Long Conference Featuring Leading Experts On Race, Justice And Education; Keynote Speaker Harvard Law Professor Charles J. Ogletree


Tampa Bay Religious Leaders Join Effort To Address HIV/AIDS Among the Black Community

March 27, 2009



Harlem Donor Drive March 29th

March 27, 2009



HELP USA Develops Upwards of 1,000 Homes for Veterans Returning from War

March 27, 2009

One of the country's largest providers of housing, jobs and services for America's homeless and low income populations, announced a three-year national expansion of permanent supportive service housing for returning war veterans.


Olympic Committee Agrees to Minority Benefit Plan

March 27, 2009

Chicago's 2016 Olympic committee has agreed to specific benefits for minorities and people in affected neighborhoods if the Games come to the city.


Strong Opposition to HIV Testing Bill (S.3293) Voiced by Community of Color Groups

March 27, 2009

Traditional HIV/AIDS testing models are not working in communities of color, which are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS; Harlem United condemns bill as status quo.


Catholic Charities Rev. Clarence Williams Honored by National Pastoral Life Center

March 27, 2009

National Pastoral Life Center honored Rev. Clarence Williams, CPPS, PhD, for his outstanding contributions on diversity and racial equality training.


CUNY Film Festival Showcases Student Films, A Cornucopia of Cultural Perspectives

March 27, 2009



Triangle Fire Commemoration; 98th Anniversary of The Fire That Changed America

March 27, 2009



CDC Makes Progress (Sort of) on Long-Promised Children’s Health Study

March 27, 2009

The CDC started talking about doing a long-term examination of how children of Katrina were affected living in temporary trailers more than a year ago, but it still hasn't finalized a methodology for the study.


HIV risk at Miami VA hospital not found until 2nd review

March 27, 2009

The Miami VA, which this week said it may have exposed thousands to HIV and hepatitis by using improperly sterilized equipment, gave itself a clean bill of health in January.


Women, minorities fear being left out of stimulus projects

March 27, 2009



Hidden Homeless Emerge as US Economy Worsens

March 27, 2009



Researchers Creating New Tool to Increase English Literacy of Spanish-Speaking Children

March 27, 2009



Kirk Franklin: Fight of Our Life Health Tour This Summer

March 27, 2009

Kirk Franklin has teamed up with the American Heart Association's Power To End Stroke Movement to launch the "Fight of Our Life Health Tour." Stroke is the third leading cause of death in African Americans.


Difference in fat storage may explain lower rate of liver disease in African-Americans

March 27, 2009



OURSPACE.COM OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES AFRICAN-AMERICAN ONLINE COMMUNITY

March 27, 2009



My Life My Soul Radio Show on Saturday, March 28th

March 27, 2009



AILEY ON THE MOVE!

March 27, 2009

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s (AAADT) 50-city global tour continues across the U.S. this spring; Something for everyone this Spring!


I AM BECAUSE WE ARE BOOK LAUNCH

March 27, 2009

Through breathtaking images and the poignant voices, I AM BECAUSE WE ARE, by photojournalist Kristen Ashburn, provides an intimate look at the AIDS pandemic in Africa.


LENNY KRAVITZ; 'LET LOVE RULE (20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION),’ TO BE RELEASED APRIL 21

March 27, 2009



Allstate "Be Reel" Film Contest

March 27, 2009



AFT Statement On President Obama’s Online Town Hall Meeting on Economy/Education

March 27, 2009



Columbia to Celebrate "100 Hours of Astronomy" with Three Nights of Stargazing in Harlem April 2-5

March 27, 2009

Graduate students from Columbia University’s Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics will bring two portable telescopes to central Harlem to give neighborhood residents and passersby a glimpse of Saturn’s rings and the craters on the Moon.


U.S. CRACKS DOWN ON BORDER DRUG VIOLENCE

March 27, 2009



Medical Marijuana Raid Raises Questions About Obama Policy

March 27, 2009



LITTLE BOOK MAKES BIG CLAIM: THE SECRET TO GREAT SCHOOLS AND GREAT MEN LIKE MALCOLM X & MUHAMMAD ALI

March 27, 2009



Grassroots and Media Campaign Asks Rep. Maffei to Rein in Hidden Credit Card "Interchange" Fees

March 30, 2009



Gene Linked to Lupus Might Explain Gender Difference in Disease Risk

March 30, 2009



CDFI Fund Announces the Appointment of José Villar to Serve as its Chief Operating Officer

March 30, 2009



ACLU Seeks Immediate Improvement To Grossly Inadequate Conditions At Canyon County Jail

March 30, 2009



What is Wrong with Being Black?

March 30, 2009



CBC: TARP & TALF Access Summit for Minority Vendors

March 30, 2009



Minority contractors complain about lack of courthouse work

March 30, 2009



National Low Income Housing Coalition Memo March 30, 2009

March 30, 2009



Mothers of Multiple Births at Increased Odds of Postpartum Depression

March 30, 2009



Ninth District of California to Receive HHS Funds through Recovery Package

March 30, 2009



Updated Information Discussed on ACS Reductions to Head Start and Day Care Programs

March 30, 2009



Minority, women businesses may unite for Super Bowl contracts

March 30, 2009



Proposal fails for IUSA minority representation

March 30, 2009



Humanitarian Resource Institute outlines Relief Operations Challenges; President Clinton to visit Columbia

March 30, 2009



Phoebe Haddon, National Leader in Legal Education, Named Dean of University of Maryland School of Law

March 30, 2009



Minority Participation Critical to Health Care Development

March 30, 2009



President Barack Obama Announcement on the Auto Industry

March 30, 2009



Rice demands tangible low income federal aid, and reaffirms minority LG choice

March 30, 2009



nextOne program developing minority business dreams

March 30, 2009

Chicago Urban League program is designed to help accelerate black business growth and economic development in African-American communities, with helping them find new market opportunities and expand.


A Showdown on Voting Rights

March 30, 2009



AFSCME: Public Employees to Rally at Capitol for Fair Budget and Taxes

March 30, 2009

On Tuesday, March 31, 2,000 AFSCME members will rally in Albany to talk to legislators about a fair way to put the state’s economy back on track and to pay for the essential services that New York State delivers.


Nunez Honored as American Indian 'Educator of the Year’

March 30, 2009

Nunez, a ninth-generation of the Rios family, was nominated by her tribe for her 30 years in education as a teacher, preschool director and Cultural Bearer/Storyteller/workshop leader.


New Test May Predict Breast Cancer Metastasis

March 30, 2009



More senior citizens forced to declare bankruptcy; Hispanics hard hit

March 30, 2009



DANCE IQUAIL! and the VON HOWARD PROJECT present 2 Companies 1 Night

March 30, 2009

2 Companies 1 Night is an exhilarating studio showcase of two young contemporary dance companies, DANCE IQUAIL! and the VON HOWARD PROJECT April 11th


4TH ANNUAL NYC ORAL CANCER WALK ON APRIL 18

March 30, 2009



Book Review: MORE THAN JUST RACE Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

March 30, 2009

America is now a post-racial society embodies both idealism and cynicism: a hope that the nation has overcome its racist past, and a desire to avoid the unfinished work of achieving true equality


AKA Denounces Tom Joyner's Firing

March 30, 2009



Sue Hartman, Founder and President of The Hartman Group, Joins the SCORE Women's Success Blog in April

March 30, 2009



Tribes helped with preventing violent crimes against women

March 30, 2009



MOMA PRESENTS DESERT DREAM

March 30, 2009



CPC: Afghanistan A Road Map For Progress

March 30, 2009



New York African Film Festival launches on April 8 at Film Society of Lincoln Center

March 30, 2009



Army Chief of Engineers talks to USBE Online

March 30, 2009



DC Region's Jobless Rate Up Sharply

March 30, 2009



Bernanke to tackle minority access to bailout contracts

March 30, 2009



GirlPower club instills value of role models, AAUW says

March 30, 2009



Alliance for Quality Education and Campaign for Fiscal Equity Criticize NY State Budget for Providing Zero Dollars for Court-Ord

March 30, 2009



DHS Signals Policy Changes Ahead for Immigration Raids

March 30, 2009

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has delayed a series of proposed immigration raids asking agents in her department to apply more scrutiny to the selection and investigation of targets as well as the timing of raids


Minority women’s summit focuses on stereotypes

March 30, 2009



Organization focused on American Indian issues opens headquaters

March 30, 2009



Latest from Womens E-News 3/30/09

March 30, 2009



Creating A New Normal; Book for Sexually Abused Black Survivors

March 30, 2009

One in 4 women and 1 in 6 men report they were sexually abused as children. Of that statistic, 3.3 million African-American women have been sexually abused and 1.9 million African-American men have been sexually abused.


Small Business Owners Should Practice Tough Love

March 31, 2009



MONEY SENSE CLASSES HELP PEOPLE TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR CASH AND CREDIT

March 31, 2009

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation fosters economic self sufficiency by enhancing family stability, promoting the arts and culture and transforming the neighborhood into a safe, vibrant place to live, work and visit.


ACLU: Legislation Introduced to Curtail Patriot Act Abuse

March 31, 2009



Forty Years at Vassar College: Africana Identities in the Diaspora

March 31, 2009

Randall Robinson, Africana Studies Conference Keynote Speaker will deliver the keynote address and 2009 Vassar lecture on “Haiti, President Obama, and the African-world Psyche,” on Saturday, April 18


EEOC Willfully Violated Pay Law, Arbitrator Rules

March 31, 2009



GENERAL MOTORS HEAD GLOBAL DESIGNER TO ADDRESS URBAN YOUTH RACING SCHOOL BUILD A DREAM AWARDS BANQUET

March 31, 2009

Philadelphia native Edward T. Welburn, Vice President, General Motors Global Design will be the keynote speaker at the Urban Youth Racing School's 11th Annual Build A Dream Award Ceremony


Experts of Color Directory Helps Inform Reporting and Research

March 31, 2009



Children Defense Fund - New York: Budget Deal - Learn How it Will Affect Children

March 31, 2009

CDF-NY is pleased that Governor Paterson made children a priority and negotiated a budget deal that recognizes the importance of protecting, educating and caring for New York’s most vulnerable children.


Minority recruitment sparks dialogue at Duke

March 31, 2009

The Center for Race Relations sponsored a discussion on minority recruitment weekends at Duke, promoting conversation that proved the issue is anything but clear-cut.


Hispanics, American Indians, Multi-Ethnic in New Mexico More Likely Than Whites To Be Uninsured D

March 31, 2009



FREE TAXPAYER ASSISTANCE AT THE DOMINICO AMERICAN SOCIETY IN CORONA QUEENS

March 31, 2009



A Season in the Congo; Epic Play of Congolese Independence Leader Patrice Lumumba Brought to the Stage by New York City Youth

March 31, 2009

A Season in the Congo is an action-packed epic that covers the first year of Congolese independence during which the popular independence leader Patrice Lumumba faced turmoil from within and sabotage from abroad.


Minorities Underrepresented in New York State Physician Workforce, Study Finds

March 31, 2009



Morris Lecture to focus on significance of Obama election

March 31, 2009

Cecil Patterson Jr. (Class of 1971), a retired judge on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One to speak at Morris Lecture on the election of America's first Black president.


Renowned Child Advocate Dr. Jane Knitzer Dies

March 31, 2009

Dr. Jane Knitzer, a national leader who called attention to the urgency of addressing social and emotional issues in young children as well as improving broader early childhood policies died Sunday


Minority enrollment grows in suburban schools

March 31, 2009



FUNDING FOR HOMELESS GAY YOUTH PROGRAMS IN NYC

March 31, 2009



Treasury Announces New Website Detailing Financial Stability Plan Programs

March 31, 2009



Paying in Full as the Ticket Into Colleges

March 31, 2009



IRS Commissioner Shulman to Testify on Small Business Tax Issues

March 31, 2009



BLACK COFFEE PROGRAM STIMULATES WITH ECLECTIC DISCUSSION OF ECONOMICS, POLITICS AND URBAN CULTURE

March 31, 2009



April is Minority Health Awareness Month

March 31, 2009



Report: Integration lags, even as suburban schools add minorities

March 31, 2009



Congresswoman Barbara Lee Honors the Legacy of César Chávez

March 31, 2009



The Haiti Project

March 31, 2009



Obama Spurs Hope in African Nations for Educational Development

March 31, 2009



CPC Afghanistan Series: A Road Map For Progress

March 31, 2009



LOYOLA UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NAMES SHARON O'KEEFE, RN, MSN, NEW PRESIDENT

March 31, 2009

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing alumna and former Loyola nurse returns to lead Loyola University Hospital, effective Monday, April 27, 2009.


Workplace Diversity Pays: Research Links Diversity with Increased Sales Revenue and Profits, More Customers

March 31, 2009



Treasury’s New Markets Tax Credit Program Named One of Top 50 in the Innovations in American Government Awards Competition

March 31, 2009



Who’s a minority?

March 31, 2009



Minorities Support Green Policies

March 31, 2009



North Korean launch is a deadly threat to this country

March 31, 2009



Assemblyman Eric Munoz dies of heart ailment at 61

March 31, 2009



Oldest and largest tribal group has own government

March 31, 2009



CBC Comments on TARP & TALF Access Summit for Minority Vendors

March 31, 2009



Should My Black Friend and I Worry About Race While Traveling Overseas?

March 31, 2009



As MGM honored, economy challenges diversity efforts

March 31, 2009



PARTNERSHIP WITH CHILDREN CELEBRATES 101 YEARS BY HONORING NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR JOEL KLEIN

March 31, 2009



Aboriginals 'astoundingly poorer' than other ethnic minorities: Canadian Study

March 31, 2009



Hip Hop Speaks to Children Wins NAACP Image Award in Poetry

March 31, 2009



Impact of Racial and Ethnic Profiling in U.S. Immigration Processes Center of Long Immigration Battle

March 31, 2009



The End of the Women's Movement

March 31, 2009



SBA honors Ojibwe member, others with annual awards

March 31, 2009



Blue Green Alliance Adds Yvette Pena Lopes as Director of Legislation, Intergovernmental Affairs

March 31, 2009



DR. KING IS NOT OUR ONLY APRIL MARTYR

March 31, 2009



WORLD AGRICULTRUAL FORUM'S 2009 WORLD CONGRESS

March 31, 2009



3 MO’ DIVAS Debuts on May 12th

March 31, 2009



A Trio of New Spanish-Language Books for Kids!

March 31, 2009



Cows Take Manhattan to End Hunger and Pass the Gift

March 31, 2009



CHICAGO COMEDY SHOW: Laughter, Hilarity, and Essence is Here with the 1st Flashback Comedy and Soul Concert

March 31, 2009



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