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Gay Couples View Marriage as Legal Protection, Not Commitment Symbol, Study Shows

June 01, 2009



Urban Youth Collaborative members Defend their Right to Equity in College Access

June 01, 2009

100+ high school students and their allies will testify about a transformative model of college access that puts student voice and leadership into college access at four NYC high schools


The Kansas Human Rights Commission issues "Probable Cause" determinations in 2 Kansas Racial Profiling Cases

June 01, 2009



Rwanda Tribunal Risks Supporting 'Victor’s Justice’

June 01, 2009

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda should urgently indict senior officers of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) who are alleged to have committed war crimes in Rwanda in 1994, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the ICTR’s chief prosecutor released today.


PARENTS AND ADVOCATES RALLY TO DEMAND STRONGER PARENT ROLE UNDER MAYORAL CONTROL

June 01, 2009



The Waves Minority Judges Always Make

June 01, 2009



Olympian, Champion of Drug-Free Athletics Edwin Moses Receives Honorary Degree

June 01, 2009

The University of Massachusetts Boston today honored Edwin Moses with the degree of doctor of science, honoris causa at its 41st commencement ceremonies.


EU, US Should Urge End to Persecution of Human Rights Advocates

June 01, 2009

In the past two days, at least five human rights defenders from the alliance have been detained, harassed, and threatened because of their human rights activities


The Last Hope for Hungry Kids - Area After-School Programs Become Emergency Food Providers

June 01, 2009

"It's like we have to choose between feeding them and educating them, but I can't with a good conscience let kids leave here hungry."


Another Prestigious Literary Honor for Rutgers University, Newark, Professor Annette Gordon-Reed

June 01, 2009

Gordon-Reed received the prize on May 28, the same day that she received her Pulitzer Prize in history for The Hemingses of Monticello


NCL to Teens: Avoid These Five Worst Summer Jobs

June 01, 2009

One Teen American Worker Dies from a Workplace Injury Every Ten Days; Advocacy Group Warns Parents and Teens to Protect Themselves from Workplace Hazards


Dred ScottÂ's Revenge: A Legal History of Race and Freedom In America

June 01, 2009

This book is a reminder for all people: if you don’t fight for your civil liberties, the government will take them away from you. The real culprit throughout our racial history has been the government,” writes Napolitano.


DETENTION FACILITIES, FLAWED POLICIES EXAMINED AS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONDUCTS REVIEW

June 01, 2009



Action to End Group Defamation by Auto Insurers

June 01, 2009

Classist, Racist, Sexist Auto Insurance: An End is in Sight -- will review misinterpreted facts and circular reasoning behind stereotyping lower-status groups as "high risk" drivers.


Obama Voters at Odds with President on Environment, Stimulus, and Bailout for Minority-owned Radio Stations

June 01, 2009



NATIONAL LAUNCH OF THE REFORM IMMIGRATION FOR AMERICA CAMPAIGN

June 01, 2009



Hispanic children in US at greater risk for obesity than other ethnic/racial groups

June 01, 2009



The color of lacrosse

June 01, 2009



Murder of Dr. George Tiller Sparks Reaction From All Sides of Abortion Debate

June 01, 2009



Little relationship between immigration and unemployment, studies show

June 01, 2009



The Minority Chamber of Commerce announces " Part Time Job Fair Miami 2009 Highlights Opportunities in Poor Economy"

June 01, 2009



HablaLibre Publishing Releases 1st Point & Click System for Hispanics to Build & Manage Internet Businesses in Their Own Languag

June 01, 2009



California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) Professor Judy Grahn Wins 2009 Lambda Literary Award

June 01, 2009



Florida's stale schools hurt minority kids

June 01, 2009



Minority students will reach for a higher bar

June 01, 2009



California Entrepreneur is First to Take Advantage of SBDCNet's New Services

June 01, 2009



Nation’s Oldest Black Newspaper Commemorates Founder as Kick-Off to Yearlong 125th Anniversary Program

June 01, 2009



U.N. Expert On Extrajudicial Killings Calls For Special Prosecutor

June 01, 2009



Nobel Prize Winner Gets Hassled At Bush Intercontinental Airport

June 01, 2009



THE NATIONAL LATINO AIDS ACTION NETWORK (NLAAN) APPLAUDS THE SUPREME COURT NOMINATION OF JUDGE SONIA SOTOMAYOR

June 01, 2009



UNC minority health videoconference to focus on educational inequities and health disparities

June 01, 2009



American G.I. Forum Address Will Provide Insight on Life of Civil Rights Leader

June 01, 2009



SUMMIT ON HISPANIC FAMILIES

June 01, 2009



Secretary Sebelius Announces Appointment of Cindy Mann as Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations

June 01, 2009



Eight "Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation" Gang Members Plead Guilty to Drug Conspiracy and Related Charges

June 01, 2009



AfricanMecca Safaris Scoops Tanzania Tourist Board Safari Award At African Travel Association (ATA) Congress

June 01, 2009



TEACH FOR AMERICA ADDS LARGEST NUMBER OF NEW TEACHERS AND REGIONS IN 20-YEAR HISTORY

June 01, 2009



COX Enterprises to Host and Sponsor 2009 National Urban League's Black Executive Exchange Program Conference in Atlanta

June 01, 2009



New Study Indicates That Parents' Influence on Children's Eating Habits is Small

June 01, 2009



Study: Staying together 'for the sake of the kids’ doesn’t necessarily help them

June 01, 2009



Fathers Who Care Expo

June 02, 2009



POMONA JUNETEENTH JAZZ FESTIVAL BRINGS IN INDUSTRY ARTISTS

June 02, 2009

The event will take place on Saturday, June 20th, 2009 at Ganesha Park, Pomona, the home of the Juneteenth National Freedom Day Enshrinement and host of the historical celebration. Food, music, vendors and special activities will be open to the public with free admission from 10:00AM to 6:00PM.


THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE BALL TONIGHT

June 02, 2009

ABYSSINIAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (ADC)— ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S MOST CELEBRATED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS—COMMEMORATES ITS 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH THEHARLEM RENAISSANCE BALL


Call for more African American Mentors

June 02, 2009



HOUSE OPPOSITION TO PERFORMANCE TAX REACHES 214

June 02, 2009

A bipartisan group of 214 House lawmakers, just four lawmakers shy of a House majority, is now on record in opposition to a record label-led effort to begin charging local radio stations a new fee for music aired free to listeners


Milwaukee’s Voucher Program Improves Education & Saves Money-- But Can It Survive the Latest Political Attack?

June 02, 2009

For 20 years, Milwaukee’s program has provided thousands of mostly minority students from low-income families with educational opportunity.


CeCe Peniston, National PTA Release Inspirational Song

June 02, 2009



African Americans Are More Vulnerable to Welfare Penalties

June 02, 2009



New Bill Will Bring Billions in Federal Contracts to New York, According to the American Small Business League

June 02, 2009

A new bill that has been introduced in the House of Representatives could bring billions of dollars in new federal contracts to New York State.


Internet Tech Consultant AttainsNational WBENC Certification

June 02, 2009



Progressive Jewish congregation publishes groundbreaking new siddur for the LGBT community and its allies

June 02, 2009

Congregation Beth Simchat Torah Releases “With All Your Heart” Progressive Jewish congregation publishes groundbreaking new siddur for the LGBT community and its allies


Detroit Stations Unite to Protest Airplay Royalties

June 02, 2009



Change a win for minority business owners

June 02, 2009



On the subject of race: Exhibit opens at the Franklin

June 02, 2009

At the exhibit, visitors learn that we are all from Africa, because scientists discovered long ago that the ancestors of every human being on earth can be traced back through mitochondrial DNA to a woman in east Africa.


CA SUPERIOR COURT UPHOLDS STUDENT CIVIL RIGHTS ACT

June 02, 2009



Grant will help American Indian students blast off in rocketry science

June 02, 2009



OCA Expands Entrepreneurship Empowerment Training Program to Atlanta

June 02, 2009

OCA is proud to support a program that expands economic opportunity for APAs and helps them achieve their goals.


2009 OCA - Verizon College Scholarship

June 02, 2009



The Murder of Dr. Tiller, a Foreshadowing

June 02, 2009



Court Rules In Favor Of Transparency In Guantánamo Cases

June 02, 2009



Chinese Historical Society of America Summer Bulletin of Events

June 02, 2009

URGENT: ACT NOW TO SAVE ANGEL ISLAND IMMIGRATION STATION!


Minorities Fared Worse with New Markets Tax Credits

June 02, 2009



HHS Releases $30 Million to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Access Their Benefits

June 02, 2009



PITTSBURGH TO HOST AFRO-AMERICAN SUMMIT ON THURSDAY

June 02, 2009



NEW RESEARCH REVEALS SIGNIFICANT BARRIERS TO ADVANCEMENT FOR UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES IN TECHNOLOGY

June 02, 2009



Largest Number of Executions Under One Governor in Modern Times

June 02, 2009



UCR Holds Forum to Discuss the Fate of Community Colleges

June 02, 2009



The National Women’s Law Center and our Host Committee Invite You to a Benefit Reading

June 02, 2009



South American Nations Agree on Technical Rules for Bank of the South

June 02, 2009



MINORITY AND FINANCIALLY DISADVANTAGED LAW STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN SUMMER LAW CLERK PROGRAM

June 02, 2009



WRITERS FOR ATLANTAÂ'S MUNDO HISPANICO AND AZIZAH MAGAZINE WIN NEW AMERICA MEDIA AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING JOURNALISM

June 02, 2009



From Secretary of State Clinton in Honor of Gay & Lesbian Pride Month

June 02, 2009



Salvadorans Hopeful by Secretary of State HILLARY CLINTON's attendance at President FUNES' Inauguration Ceremony

June 02, 2009



PASTOR SHANNON WRIGHT TO PUBLICLY DECLARE THAT SHE IS THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN ON THE BALLOT FOR GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY.

June 02, 2009



NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN HONORS OPRAH WINFREY WITH THE UNCOMMON HEIGHT AWARD

June 02, 2009



Open Letter From Latinos on Sotomayor

June 03, 2009



BLACK WALL STREET TO WORLD-WIDE BLACK PROSPERITY: THE MENTALITY SHIFT TO GET THERE

June 03, 2009

Blacks today seem to be blinded by the fact that every system of slavery and oppression has at its subject the denial of a people's humanity.


ABA Summit to Shake Legal Profession Out of 'Diversity Fatigue'

June 03, 2009



Foster Child is Given A Better Chance

June 03, 2009

A Better Chance (a national nonprofit in NYC that changes the life trajectory for academically talented youth of color via access to rigorous and prestigious educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12


Perez Will Enforce Civil Rights Laws Effectively; Restore Credibility and Integrity to Division

June 03, 2009

The NALEO Educational Fund urges the Senate Committee on the Judiciary to advance the nomination of Thomas E. Perez to the full Senate for a confirmation vote


NBA Wife and Founder of 'Colored Girl' Movement, Jackie Christie, to Guest Host at Hollywood Black Film Festival

June 03, 2009

Jackie Christie, NBA wife, and founder of "Colored Girl" movement, will be the guest host of the Black Women in Film Screening Program, part of the Hollywood Black Film Festival, at 5:30 PM on Saturday, June 6, 2009


Study: Minority groups underrepresented in tech

June 03, 2009

Underrepresented minorities make up a very small proportion of high technology workforces, especially in senior level, according the results of a study released Monday


Reform Immigration FOR America Campaign Launched to Spearhead National Immigration Reform Effort

June 03, 2009

A national campaign to help President Obama make good on his promise to pass comprehensive immigration reform in 2009 was unveiled at a press conference in Washington today.


A FILM TO HELP BLACK BOYS AND YOUNG BLACK MEN

June 03, 2009



SANAA LATHAN IS NAMED JURY PRESIDENT FOR 2009 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

June 03, 2009

Founded in 1997, the ABFF was born out of the need to generate distribution opportunities for independent Black films and promote cultural diversity within the motion picture industry by strengthening the Black filmmaking community through resource sharing, education, artistic collaboration and career development.


BISHOPS SUPPORT FAMILY REUNIFICATION SENATE BILL, NOT ABLE TO SUPPORT SIMILAR HOUSE LEGISLATION

June 03, 2009

Bishop John C. Wester, "...your decision to include in the bill the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), which would provide marriage-like immigration benefits to same sex relationships, makes it impossible for the bishops to support this year’s version of your bill.”


The "Tea Cake Roundup"

June 03, 2009

African-Americans responding to an Internet plea for treasured family tea cake recipes induced the author to compile a masterpiece collection of more than 200 variations of a confection begun in 19th century England


ONYX WOMAN NETWORK Presents BECOMING

June 03, 2009



THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS NATIONAL MUSEUM

June 03, 2009

The only museum of its kind in the country that is solely dedicated to preserving the rich legacy and historic history of the African American soldier throughout history


Calling Out Prejudice

June 03, 2009

Professor John Baugh’s international research documents how someone speaks affects outcomes—from being declined housing, to not being promoted or gaining employment at all.


Governor Deval Patrick is among "Living Legends of 2009" to be honored June 10th by The Museum of African American History

June 03, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 03, 2009



Stepping up minority recruiting

June 03, 2009



Bobby L. Rush to pay tribute to Fatherhood in Wake of Urban Violence

June 03, 2009



NCLR JOINS NATIONAL IMMIGRATION CAMPAIGN TO PUSH FOR IMMIGRATION SOLUTIONS

June 03, 2009



NEW AMERICA MEDIA HOSTS NATIONAL ETHNIC MEDIA EXPO & AWARDS JUNE 4-5 IN ATLANTA

June 03, 2009



Report Identifies Big-City School Districts Beating Graduation Expectations

June 03, 2009



Boston Area Welcomes Genre Shattering MicroTime Tour, June 11/12

June 03, 2009



St. Louis Black Leadership Roundtable June 6, 2009

June 03, 2009



MI Rates, Survival Statistics Tip Against Minorities

June 03, 2009



A Call to Action The Pledge for Reproductive Freedom

June 03, 2009



Misquoting Sotomayor ~ Media let right-wing critics frame debate

June 03, 2009



PASTOR SHANNON WRIGHT WILL NOT RUN FOR FOR GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY

June 03, 2009



Barbara Lee to Receive Future Progressive Champion Award

June 03, 2009



Sotomayor, and Race, Drive the News

June 03, 2009



Obama and the Freedom Agenda

June 03, 2009



Immigration Law Denies Equal Protection For Same-Sex Life Partners

June 03, 2009



Harlem Success ranks #1 out of all public charter schools in New York State

June 03, 2009



The Vision Festival, New York's only Summer Jazz Festival of 2009 June 9 to 15

June 03, 2009



The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad

June 03, 2009



Witness To History: Join Panelists in a Shared Conversation on the Gay Rights Movement and the Media

June 03, 2009



THE MOCHA MANUAL TO MILITARY LIFE IN STORES JUNE 30TH

June 03, 2009



PRESIDENT OBAMA'S STIMULUS EXCLUDES BLACKS

June 03, 2009



BLACK LEADERSHIP TACKLES AIDS IN NY TONIGHT

June 03, 2009



Washington D.C. has highest death rate from breast cancer - Black Women More Likely to Die

June 03, 2009



Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner Awarded First-Ever Stephanie Tubbs Jones Public Service Award

June 03, 2009



LATINO ELECTED OFFICIALS TO MEET AS COMMUNITY SHIFTS FOCUS FROM BALLOT BOX TO PUBLIC POLICY

June 03, 2009



QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY RELEASES RESULTS OF NATIONAL POLL ON SOTOMAYOR’S NEW HAVEN DECISION, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

June 03, 2009



China News Brief

June 03, 2009

The Committee of 100 is pleased to provide the China News Brief as a resource for persons interested in news about China and the U.S.-China relationship. This daily service is prepared by Bryan Cave LLP.


New Addition to A Night of Inspiration to Showcase Teens in Positive Light

June 04, 2009

It is also an opportunity, says McGhee, to remind the public of the endless dreams, aspirations and potential in this world’s greatest resource: our children.


IMMIGRANTS OVERCOME GREAT ODDS TO RAISE CHILDREN IN FOREIGN LANDS, SAY RESEARCHERS

June 04, 2009



National Black Commission on AIDS Honors Barbara Lee with Choose Life Award

June 04, 2009

“I am truly honored to receive this award,” said Congresswoman Lee. “The NBLCA has been vocal in advocating for increased funding for HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and care services for African Americans and all Americans affected by HIV/AIDS.


Lost Opportunity: A 50-State Report on the Opportunity to Learn in America

June 04, 2009

“The state data is clear. If you are a Black, Latino, Native American, or low-income student in this country, odds are you are not receiving high-quality learning opportunities.


The Nation’s First College Dedicated Exclusively to the Study of History has been Created by the Massachusetts School of Law

June 04, 2009



BAMcinématek screens What’s on Your Plate? within BAMcinemaFEST and in conjunction with Afro-Punk

June 04, 2009

What’s on Your Plate? documents the journey of Sadie Hope-Gund and Safiyah Riddle, two intelligent and inquisitive eleven-year-old girls from Lower Manhattan, as they explore their place in the food chain


New Hampshire Becomes Sixth State to Embrace Freedom to Marry

June 04, 2009

New Hampshire’s Governor John Lynch today signed into law a freedom to marry bill approved by the Senate and House. The state now joinsMassachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, and Maine in ending the exclusion of gay couples from marriage.


Hispanic patients have poorer outcomes following infrainguinal bypass grafting a 22 year survey concludes

June 04, 2009



FIU Releases Florida's Women Led Businesses Survey Results

June 04, 2009

The online study was conducted using 2200 women presidents, CEOs, chairwomen of the board and/or primary owners of for-profit organizations based in Florida.


$2 Million in Broad Prize Scholarships Awarded to 111 High School Seniors Nationwide to Attend College

June 04, 2009



Ellison Introduces Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation~Closes Risky Asset Loophole

June 04, 2009



Single Moms: It's Black Fathers' Week

June 04, 2009

Remembering the importance of black fathers is so important in our community, where black women are disproportionately single parents. According to census data, 45.4% of black homes are headed by a single female, compared to 13.7% for whites and 22.3% for Latinas


Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 04, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 04, 2009



Xavier’s 'Hometeam’ Honors Alumni and Local Jazz Legends June 14

June 04, 2009



NCLR VIRAL SITES TURN SOCIAL NETWORKING INTO SOCIAL ACTION

June 04, 2009



SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" announces Marilyn Tam to appear as a SCORE guest blogger in June.

June 04, 2009



Reps. Velázquez, Israel & Serrano Introduce National Hate Crimes Hotline Legislation

June 04, 2009



U.S. Citizen Tortured in U.A.E. Could Soon Face Trial; ACLU/SC Presses for Details of U.S. Involvement

June 04, 2009



LILLY LEDBETTER, FAIR PAY ADVOCATE, TO SPEAK AT RUTGERS'

June 04, 2009



Congresswoman Norton Sponsors First Town Hall Meeting

June 04, 2009



Barbara Lee Applauds Decision to Readmit Cuba to OAS

June 04, 2009



Christensen to Host Capitol Hill Screening of Sugar Pathways for Caribbean American Heritage Month

June 04, 2009



Wage gap linked to customer bias

June 04, 2009



USAID Teams Up with Western Union to Launch African Diaspora Marketplace

June 04, 2009



Voices That Must Be Heard June 4 Edition

June 04, 2009



2009 Economic Empowerment Tour Kicks Off in Dallas

June 04, 2009



GAO Gives Indian Heath Service Bad Grades

June 04, 2009



DUKE TO HOST JUNE 11 CELEBRATION IN HONOR OF JOHN HOPE AND AURELIA WHITTINGTON FRANKLIN

June 04, 2009



Billy R. Ballard, D.D.S., M.D., has been appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine at Meharry

June 04, 2009



Enriching the Future

June 04, 2009



"Speaking of Home" Immigration Project Receives MAC Award

June 04, 2009



Indiana University Plans Project to Boost Public Resources in the Dominican Republic

June 04, 2009



Houston Residents to Dialogue with National Experts on Climate Change Impacts

June 04, 2009



GIFT YOUR INNER GODDESS AND WOMEN LIVING WITH CANCER

June 04, 2009



Smithsonian Folklife Festival to Feature Program on Oral Traditions in African American Culture

June 04, 2009



NCLR PRESIDENT CALLS FOR AN END TO THE RHETORIC

June 04, 2009



Minority faculty needed at theology schools

June 05, 2009



BLACK COWBOYS "SADDLE UP" TO RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS

June 05, 2009

Saddle Up 4 Good (SU4G), an organization founded by urban cowboys, Dr. Ray Charles Lockamy and Mr. Morris, will host its first annual Saddle Up 4 Good "Spur Into Action" Inspirational Showdeo, June 18-21 at Gloucester Dream Park in South Logan Township, New Jersey.


Panel Discusses Health Care Issues In Black America

June 05, 2009



MoMA FOCUSES ON AWARD-WINNING AFRICAN DIRECTOR ABDERRAHMANE SISSAKO FOR ITS ANNUAL FLAHERTY SERIES

June 05, 2009



UNMC vice chancellor, Rubens Pamies, M.D., appointed to national medical examiners board executive committee

June 05, 2009

Dr. Pamies, who joined UNMC in 2003, is nationally known for his significant work on the issue of health disparities


Free Online Webinar to Help Women Prepare for Retirement

June 05, 2009



Minority Medical Students Receive Support to Pursue Hematology Research

June 05, 2009



UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISING FASTER AMONG WOMEN

June 05, 2009



Barbara Lee Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

June 05, 2009



PHILLY NATIVE AND SUPERBOWL CHAMPION RAHEEM BROCK RETURNS HOME TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDREN

June 05, 2009

Brock has invited all of his NFL friends to join him for a weekend of fun and celebration, all proceeds benefit theBrock's Kids Foundation (501c3) and are tax deductible.


Neighborhood, minority groups file federal complaint against Central Corridor light-rail line

June 05, 2009

The Preserve and Benefit Historic Rondo Committee seeks to block the billion dollar project. See copy of complaint here.


North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund grants $1.9M to improve dental care

June 05, 2009

"It is unfortunate that many North Carolina citizens do not receive basic dental care, which is so critical for overall good health," said Vandana Shah, HWTF executive director. "We hope that these grant funds will provide more North Carolina citizens with access to high quality, accessible oral health care."


The 2009 National Urban League Conference In Chicago this Summer!

June 05, 2009

A panel of experts, thought leaders, and policy makers will discuss the 2009 State of Black America report and the social, political, and economic realities in Black America.


CNN Include the Story of Black In America -- Study Reveals Emerging African Immigrant Market Segment

June 05, 2009

African immigrants are a separate and unique group that is growing in number in the U.S. These consumers maintain connections to their friends and family in their native countries as well as maintain ties to native traditions, including food, music, and entertainment


INTRODUCING A TRIUMPHANT MEMOIR FROM ICONIC PERFORMANCE ARTIST STACEYANN CHIN

June 05, 2009

Liberating, beautiful and life-affirming, The Other Side of Paradise is simply incredible." —Russell Simmons, author of Do You!


QUEENS LIBRARY RECOGNIZES SEN. MALCOLM A. SMITH AS "LIBRARY CHAMPION"

June 05, 2009

Each year, the Board of Trustees gives the Library Champion Award to an elected official who has demonstrated outstanding support of and commitment to the Queens Library.


Al Sharpton Live Saturday Mornings from 9 am to 11 am

June 05, 2009

Listen Live to the broadcast here


The Empowerment Hour Wlcomes Earnest McBride

June 05, 2009

Saturday, June 6th (6pm EST/5pm CST)


Weekend Caribbean Diaspora News

June 05, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 05, 2009



Study Links Gay Marriage Bans to Rise in HIV Rate

June 05, 2009



STATEMENT OF DWAYNE ASHLEY REGARDING AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE’S COLLEGE REPORT "DIPLOMAS AND DROPOUTS."

June 05, 2009



Professor Dinah Shelton Elected to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

June 05, 2009



WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY MUSEUM CELEBRATES NATIVE AMERICAN TRADITION AND INNOVATION

June 05, 2009



BCRI Partners with the Alabama Humanities Foundation to Provide Youth-Centered Program

June 05, 2009



OPEN LETTER ~ URGENT APPEAL FROM NOW

June 05, 2009



Minority workers warn T on hirings, promotions

June 05, 2009



EEOC: Miss. discriminates against black trooper

June 05, 2009



African-American Literary Industry Giants Gather in NYC

June 05, 2009



President of Israeli Supreme Court Speaks Out on Rights, Security, and Proportionality

June 05, 2009



Fathers unite for children’s education

June 05, 2009



NHCLC Calls for Complete Count of Latinos and Immigrants in the 2010 Census

June 05, 2009



Highlighting Recent FBI Gang Investigations

June 05, 2009



OHIO’S WILLIAM J. POWELL, A PIONEER IN DIVERSITY IN GOLF, NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2009 PGA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

June 05, 2009



University of Oregon announces 2008-09 student honors and awards

June 05, 2009



Historic U.S. Senate Hearing Held on Uniting American Families Act

June 05, 2009



ABA BACKS EQUALIZATION OF IMMIGRATION LAW FOR SAME SEX COUPLES

June 05, 2009



Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities

June 08, 2009

Click Here to watch the live webcast Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 1:30pm - 4:00pm EDT


NAACP RETURNS TO CITY OF ITS BIRTH FOR CENTENNIAL CONVENTION

June 08, 2009

The NAACP Annual Convention will unveil several sweeping new programs and an ambitious legislative agenda for the next year.


Homeless Youth Find Creative Outlet; Perform in Upcoming Play

June 08, 2009

Homeless youth and young adults participating in Fresno County Economics Commission's (EOC) Youth Center for Cultural Arts and agency staff proudly present a special rendition


GSPM ALUMNUS RECOGNIZED AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE

June 08, 2009

Universal Peace Federation recently announced that GSPM alumnus, Robert Mugisha, has been named as an Ambassador for Peace.


Caucus Releases Letter to President Outlining Healthcare Priorities

June 08, 2009



ROBERT L. JOHNSON ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW LIBERIAN RESORT HOTEL

June 08, 2009



Court rejects challenge to 'don't ask, don't tell'

June 08, 2009



Women under-represented in cancer research, U-M study finds

June 08, 2009



HUD Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing in Westchester County, NY

June 08, 2009



Group seeks diversity among teachers

June 08, 2009

The child announced an ambition to be a teacher some day, which drew this response, Strickler says. “The 7-year-old said, ‘well black people can’t be teachers. You have to be white to be a teacher.”


Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Conviction of Former Mississippi Klansman

June 08, 2009



Black Women Bear the Burden of Domestic Violence

June 08, 2009

Domestic violence is a problem within every socio-economic group. But nowhere is the problem more acute, more lasting, and more devastating than among African American women.


Dr. Henry Lucas dies at 77; Republican activist was one of first African Americans on the RNC

June 08, 2009

A Republican activist who was one of the first African Americans to serve on the Republican National Committee, died Tuesday in San Francisco after suffering a stroke. He was 77.


Record race? Yes, say some local minority members

June 08, 2009

Under a new plan, police would be required to collect traffic-stop data and submit it to the state’s Office of Justice Assistance. Supporters say the requirement would help determine how prevalent racial profiling, or police targeting of minorities for suspicion, is in Wisconsin


ELLA JOYCE'S A ROSE AMONG THORNS, A TRIBUTE TO ROSA PARKS

June 08, 2009

This show's footprints and journeys have included Mrs. Parks' own native hometown of Montgomery, Alabama, presented by the Rosa Parks Museum.


Sewall-Belmont House and Museum Honors Secretary Clinton with Alice Award

June 08, 2009

Alice Paul dedicated her life to the single cause of securing equal rights for all women.


Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 08, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 08, 2009



Bank Accused of Pushing Mortgage Deals on Blacks

June 08, 2009



PLANNED PARENTHOOD PARTICIPATES IN WHITE HOUSE WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE STAKEHOLDER DISCUSSION

June 08, 2009



ETHNIC MEDIA EXPAND AUDIENCE BY 8 MILLION ADULTS IN 4 YEARS; OUTLETS NOW REACH 57 MILLION BLACKS, LATINOS AND ASIANS

June 08, 2009



Federal Probe into Crimes in Connection with the Murder of Dr. George Tiller

June 08, 2009



NeighborWorks America Kicks off 26th Annual National NeighborWorks Week

June 08, 2009



Census Bureau Needs Help Engaging Ethnic Minorities

June 08, 2009



FBI focuses on phone threats against Chinese Americans

June 08, 2009



Congressional Reaction to Latest Black Unemployment Numbers

June 08, 2009



Congressional Progressive Caucus Lays Out Criteria for Public Option

June 08, 2009



OCA Backs Introduction of Reuniting Families Act in the House

June 08, 2009



CONGRESSIONAL TRICAUCUS MEMBERS ON HEALTHCARE REFORM:"COVERAGE IS NOT ENOUGH"

June 08, 2009



O’MELVENY WINS LIFE TERM FOR ATKINS IN LANDMARK DEATH PENALTY CASE

June 08, 2009



Dumbest Generation Getting Dumber

June 08, 2009



The 2009 America’s Minority Small Business Summit

June 08, 2009



No such thing as thinking just like 'everybody else'

June 08, 2009



Does Disney's first black princess overcome stereotypes?

June 08, 2009



Reid Declares Immigration a Priority for Senate

June 08, 2009



Live Webcast: 15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health

June 09, 2009

click here to watch video conference live 1:30 - 4:00 PM EDT


Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities

June 09, 2009

Video Conference Agenda


Frontline of School's

June 09, 2009

When President Barack Obama said, "Dropping out of high school ... is not just quitting on yourself, it's quitting on your country," he was well aware of the nation's alarmingly high dropout rate.


New York to Host Inaugural Mandela Day Event on July 18

June 09, 2009

Mandela Day is a call for people around the world to honour Nelson Mandela’s inspiration and values. The hope is that people will observe the day annually not as a holiday, but as a day to opt in and realise their potential to make a difference to the world.


Save the date Women of Color Conference

June 09, 2009

Empowering our future August 11, 2009 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino


High School Graduation Rate Improves Over Past Decade; Recent Declines Threaten Progress

June 09, 2009

A new national report from Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center paints a cautiously optimistic picture of high school graduation trends, finding that the national graduation rate has improved over the past decade


LET FREEDOM SING OF 19th CENTURY AMERICANS," an historical novel

June 09, 2009

Kline puts her creative spin on the story to include memorable characters such as P.T. Barnum, Mary Todd Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Horace Greeley and many others.


ACLU Summary on Judge Sotomayor's Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Record

June 09, 2009

The report was prepared in accordance with ACLU policy. The report examines the nominee's record with regard to civil liberties, and the role of the courts in protecting civil liberties, including the


TAVIS SMILEY CONFIRMS PASSING OF LONG TIME EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SHERYL FLOWERS

June 09, 2009

Flowers, 42, was Director of Communications at TSG and the longtime Executive Producer of The Tavis Smiley Show on public radio.


Naval Academy reaches record diversity for frosh

June 09, 2009

The academy has seen a big increase in the number of African-American students -- from about 6 percent in the Class of 2012 to about 10 percent for the incoming class. The number of Hispanic students is more than 14 percent in the Class of 2013, up from more than 10 percent the year before.


Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 09, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 09, 2009



Muticultural Commencement Ceremonies at Ohio State

June 09, 2009



NAACP & NINE CLASS REPS FILE MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AGAINST ELI LILLY IN PERVASIVE DISCRIMINATION CASE

June 09, 2009



Minority Lawmakers Call For 'Aggressive Solutions' To Health Disparities

June 09, 2009



MCCA Views Supreme Court Nomination as an Inspiration to All Americans

June 09, 2009



UT Tyler Students Participate in UT-LSAMP Summer Research Academy

June 09, 2009



JACL ANNOUNCES SENATOR AKAKA AND VETERANS AS GALA AWARDEES

June 09, 2009



Barbara Lee Introduces Resolution Supporting National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

June 09, 2009



Census data not to be shared with immigration authorities, NYC Ethnic Media assured

June 09, 2009



Law enforcement convention coming to West Mich.

June 09, 2009



RADAR ALERT: Wednesday's VAWA Senate Hearing - Say No To a Dog-and-Pony Show

June 09, 2009



Cognitive Impairment Is Associated with Reduced Survival Among Both African-Americans and Whites, Study Suggests

June 09, 2009



'Co-sleeping’ deaths scrutinized

June 09, 2009



Race And Short Sleep Duration Increase The Risk For Obesity

June 09, 2009



Secretary Salazar, Joined by White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Lays Groundwork for 21st Century Youth Conservation Corps

June 09, 2009



HUD AND FAIR HOUSING PARTNERS REPORT RECORD NUMBER OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS

June 09, 2009



HUD Secretary Donovan and National Fair Housing Alliance Roll Out Media Campaign

June 09, 2009



Minority biz numbers a mystery

June 09, 2009



Wireless Internet Will Be Key To Minority, Low-Income Areas

June 09, 2009



CELEBRATING ITS 45TH ANNIVERSARY, JAZZMOBILE LAUNCHES ITS SUMMERFEST

June 09, 2009



Lambda Legal Applauds West Virginia Court Order Restoring Custody of Foster Child to Lesbian Mothers

June 09, 2009



Silky Soul Music...An All- Star Tribute to Maze featuring Frankie Beverly To Be Released Summer 2009

June 09, 2009



American Black Film Festival News

June 09, 2009



The Time to Repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" is Now

June 09, 2009



The Museum of African American History Honors the "Living Legends of 2009"

June 09, 2009



"Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics,1965-1980"

June 10, 2009

With this work, he opens doors to a different perspective concerning African American history and American political history.


WHO IS OMAR WILSON AND WHY DOES HE SING B&R?

June 10, 2009

You heard right! Omar sings what he calls "Blues and Rhythm" this invention is meant to differentiate his often-gritty lyrics from those of other R&B Singers.


Velázquez on Expanding Small Business Access to Capital

June 10, 2009

Whether you talk to the owners of a Silicon Valley start-up, a mom-and-pop restaurant, or a hardware store on Main Street, entrepreneurs across our nation face a common challenge - they cannot find the capital necessary to sustain their businesses. For many firms, this can make the difference between staying open or going under.


Urban Advantage Science Education Initiative Highlighted in Commission Report

June 10, 2009



United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Endorses Sotomayor for US Supreme Court

June 10, 2009



WAL-MART VENTURE INTO HISPANIC MARKET

June 10, 2009



Catholic Charities Executive to Speak at United Nations on Women, Girls and Urban Poverty

June 10, 2009



Frida Kahlo Biographer Hayden Herrera To Speak at the Harry Ransom Center

June 10, 2009

Kahlo, born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was an internationally popular Mexican painter. She painted using vibrant colors in a style that was influenced by indigenous cultures of Mexico and European influences including Realism, Symbolism, and Surrealism.


Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival brings together over 25 films in 4 days

June 10, 2009

The Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival is proud to announce the opening of the 4th installment of the Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. The opening night of the festival will take place on Thursday June 11th at 7:00pm at the Auburn Avenue Research Library for African American History.


BLACK HISTORY NEWS PERSPECTIVE: The Racist Tradition of The War On Drugs

June 10, 2009

*According to the Drug Policy Alliance (www.drugpolicy.org), African Americans constitute 13 percent of all users of illegal drugs but they make up 35 percent of those arrested for drug possession, 55 percent of those convicted, and a whopping 74 percent of those sent to prison.


Womanhood Passage Fundraiser

June 10, 2009

The Hip-Hop Association and The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs at NYU Proudly Present an evening aknowledging the strength, beauty, leadership, and success of Women in Hip-Hop


The Barack in Me in stores August 18, 2009.

June 10, 2009

The appointment of Barack Obama has created hope and newfound optimism within the African American community. However, the change in the highest office in The United States has yet to result in a transformation within African American communities.


Rapper Willie D Indicted in Wire Fraud Scam

June 10, 2009

Dennis, 42, a rap music recording artist, has been indicted on wire fraud charges stemming from his purported sales of Apple iPhones through a company known as Texas One Wireless.


GUMBO FOR THE SOUL

June 10, 2009

The non-profit publication has issued a call to youth and children -- 10-17 years old -- for submissions of essays for possible publication in a new anthology, authored entirely by young people.


China News Brief

June 10, 2009



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June 10, 2009



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June 10, 2009



Wendy Williams lets loose with her final novel just in time for Summer 2009

June 10, 2009



New Initiatives for Integrated Education in the Obama Era: Reversing Two Decades of Resegregation

June 10, 2009



LifeWay Research: Response to Church Outreach Varies by Ethnic Group

June 10, 2009



Conservatives Shift in Favor of Gays Serving Openly in Military

June 10, 2009



THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND LAUNCHES HBCU TEACHER QUALITY & RETENTION SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ARKANSAS

June 10, 2009



JACL SADDENED AT PASSING OF JUDGE SANDRA OTAKA

June 10, 2009



KENNEDY BILL MAKES HEADWAY FOR HEALTH REFORM Confronts obstacles faced by women

June 10, 2009



America’s Farmworkers Tackle Critical Shortages in Healthcare Profession

June 10, 2009



NAACP to host 100th Annual Convention in New York City, NY on July 11- 16, 2009.

June 10, 2009



2008-2009 MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series and Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

June 10, 2009



CONGRESSWOMAN JOHNSON AND CONGRESSMAN DAVIS TO HOLD PANEL DISCUSSION ON ROLE OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN NATIONAL SERVICE MOVEMENT

June 10, 2009



Small Business Workbook on How to Start & Structure a Business

June 10, 2009



First-ever South Asian Queer Leaders Summit attracts activists, cultural icons, and policy makers from around the world

June 10, 2009



State Practices in Health Coverage for Immigrants: A Report for New Jersey

June 10, 2009



ACLU Marks 46th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act With Call For Paycheck Fairness Act

June 10, 2009



Health Care 'Gap' Continues for Minority, Poor Americans

June 10, 2009



Speaking With One Voice Congressional TriCaucus Declares: "COVERAGE IS NOT ENOUGH"

June 10, 2009



Howard University Hospital and University Med Students Launch Free Clinic for Uninsured

June 10, 2009



SIZABLE HEALTH DISPARITIES EVIDENT IN EVERY STATE BETWEEN WOMEN OF DIFFERENT RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS

June 10, 2009



Putting Women's Health Care Disparities on the Map

June 10, 2009



State’s minority voters will make big impact in 2010

June 11, 2009

The problems Republicans had in drawing minority voters last year could resurface in Florida in 2010, voter registration trends touted last week by state Democrats showed.


Tavis Smiley and Nationwide Insurance kick off five-city On Your Side®Tour in DC with financial empowerment workshop

June 11, 2009

African Americans in Washington, DC, are twice as optimistic as the general U.S. population that their financial situation will improve over the next year.


CALTRANS’ NEW RACE- AND SEX-BASED QUOTAS

June 11, 2009

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is violating the state and federal constitutions with its new program that uses race- and sex-based quotas in awarding contracts on federally funded road and highway projects.


ANALYSIS PROJECTS THAT WITHOUT REFORM SMALL BUSINESSES WILL PAY NEARLY $2.4 TRILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS IN HEALTHCA

June 11, 2009



WORLD DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT TO HOST THREE DAY CONFERENCE

June 11, 2009



AUTOZONE, INC. TO PAY $65,000 FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT; EEOC SECURES UNANIMOUS JURY VERIDCT

June 11, 2009



QUEEN LATIFAH TO HOST "BET AWARDS '09" LIVE POST SHOW ON SUNDAY, JUNE 28th AT 11:00 PM*

June 11, 2009

Hip-hop's first lady, Queen Latifah, is adding a touch of class to the post-festivities of the BET AWARDS '09 by hosting the My Black Is Beautiful Post Show at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, June 28 at 11:00 PM.


Maya Angelou to raise scholarship funds, honor four women

June 11, 2009

During a time when historically black colleges are feeling the economy’s strain, renowned poet Dr. Maya Angelou will help raise scholarship money for deserving students during the Seventh Annual Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon.


Oral History Workshops for Immigrant Women with Nora Chipaumire

June 11, 2009

The workshops are open to immigrant women, age 18 and up, who are interested in learning to retell their personal stories through movement techniques developed by Nora Chipaumire


AAEW ANNOUNCES ITS JOINT MIXER SERIES "PROFESSIONALS IN THE MIX: MIXERS WITH A PURPOSE

June 11, 2009

AAEW is a 3-day program with sessions designed to empower African-American and other minorities as they strive to become entrepreneurs, as well as assist current entrepreneurs to excel and build a lasting legacy.


CVS at least three times more likely to lock condoms in communities of color, according to Cure CVS

June 11, 2009

Together, the Cure CVS: Unlock the Condoms Initiative is asking CVS to adopt a corporate policy to keep all condoms unlocked at all times.


Voices That Must Be Heard June 11 Edition

June 11, 2009



Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 11, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 11, 2009



Congressmen and archbishop to host immigration-reform rally

June 11, 2009



DIVERSE ALLIANCE RELEASES BLUEPRINT FOR "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND" OVERHAUL

June 11, 2009



Catholic Charities Executive to Speak at Caritas Internationalis

June 11, 2009



A Story of Exceptional Personal Courage and Persistence...

June 11, 2009



Enhanced HBCU Teacher Preparation Role Discussed at U.S. Education Department Meeting

June 11, 2009



NAACP LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO SAVE INNOCENT MAN FROM EXECUTION TROY DAVIS COULD DIE WITHIN WEEKS

June 11, 2009



At a Monument of Sorrow, A Burst of Deadly Violence

June 11, 2009



Black Business Association Honors Verizon for Supporting Minority-Business Community

June 11, 2009



Governor of New Mexico Meets with Spanish Leader to Discuss 400 Year Anniversary of Santa Fe

June 11, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Condemns Shootings at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

June 11, 2009



Ohio’s Black Caucus rips Senate Republicans for cutting funding that benefits minority communities

June 11, 2009



Radio Show to Apologize on Air for Remarks Made Encouraging Violence Against Transgender Children

June 11, 2009



New Director of Admissions Joins Bowie State University

June 11, 2009



35TH ANNUAL NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

June 11, 2009



Arrests Made in Operation Targeting Network Selling Stolen Native American Artifacts

June 11, 2009



City Council passes changes to SBE program

June 11, 2009



U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announce this year’s YouthBuild awards today

June 11, 2009



MoDOT creates civil rights division to boost minority contract hires

June 11, 2009



THE COMMONWEALTH FUND AND CONSUMERS UNION: PUT PEOPLE FRONT AND CENTER IN HEALTH REFORM

June 11, 2009



Jesse Jackson - Live

June 12, 2009


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WOMEN LAWYERS OF COLOR GUIDE "SISTERS, DAUGHTERS" TO SUCCESSFUL CAREERS

June 12, 2009

A group of accomplished women lawyers from a variety of cultural backgrounds and practice settings are reaching out to the next generation with roadmaps for success in the legal profession.


Program to Advance More African-Americans to CPA

June 12, 2009

Fifth annual “We’re About Success!” program to help young African-American accountants advance in their careers and prepare to earn their CPA earlier in their career.


Houston Residents to Dialogue with National Experts on Climate Change Impacts

June 12, 2009

The Commission wants increase the involvement of African American and Hispanic/Latino communities in the climate change debate, and will discuss green jobs and green-related employment opportunities.


Beyond Diversity: The Future is Now

June 12, 2009

Addison Witt and SAG Conversations invites members and Network diversity heads to join in on a conversation called Beyond Diversity


Hispanics, Blacks, Least Prepared for Digital TV Conversion

June 12, 2009

About 5.1 percent of black homes are not prepared to make switch, while about 4.3 Hispanic homes are ill-prepared


Colorado hires what is thought to be the nation's first minority outreach coordinator

June 12, 2009

They say there's stimulus money for minority contractors, but everybody is like three blind mice running around in the dark trying to find where all the stimulus money is."


Setting a New Standard

June 12, 2009

Like a growing number of students of color, Rosas is the first person in his family to graduate from college, a feat he achieved based on sheer determination to better himself and the lives of those around him.


Congressional Black Caucus Publishes Bi-Annual Report

June 12, 2009

"Opportunities for All -Pathways Out of Poverty", the report includes the shared agenda of the CBC for the 111th Congress, 42 Bills to Watch,


Human struggles for freedom and equality revealed in short stories

June 12, 2009

Travel with a slave family as they seek freedom in Canada, and experience slavery in The Journey Begins. Geared toward school age children, these two historical plays in one book bring history to life


Study finds segregation decreases access to surgical care for minorities

June 12, 2009

New research published in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons reveals that in counties with the highest levels of segregation, an increase in the African-American or Hispanic population was associated with a decrease in the availability and use of surgical services and an increase in the number of emergency room visits


Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 12, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 12, 2009



American Women in Radio & Television Announces Move to Hollywood to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of Gracie Awards®

June 12, 2009



Namibian Lawyer, Canadian Academic Honored for HIV/AIDS & Human Rights Work

June 12, 2009



Bishop Gerald Kicanas, vice president of the USCCB, to report Cultural Diversity in the Church at annual Spring meeting June 17-

June 12, 2009



NEARLY HALF OF OLDER PATIENTS PROJECTED TO DIE WAITING FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT - AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE AT HIGHER RISK

June 12, 2009



Doctor Works to Reduce Cancer Burden in Africa

June 12, 2009



NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Hold Business Expo in NYC on June 16

June 12, 2009



THE PRESSURE IS ON FOR EVERYONE, ESPECIALLY AFRICAN AMERICANS

June 12, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Statement on Chaz Bono’s Announcement of Transitioning Genders

June 12, 2009



Politicians Speak Out in Reaction to Holocaust Memorial Museum Attack

June 12, 2009



SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALIVE AND WELL IN BALTIMORE

June 12, 2009



Intervale Green Wins National Green Housing Award on Capitol Hill

June 12, 2009



Bulletproofing Your Company in Today's Economy

June 12, 2009



Summit seeks to change paradigm of Black leadership

June 12, 2009



America's Minority Health Network Launches Beta Sites

June 12, 2009



CALL FOR STRONGER STATE LAWS REQUIRING MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES PRIOR TO HOME FORECLOSURE

June 12, 2009



LGBT Rights Movement: Progress and Visibility Breed Backlash

June 12, 2009



Jackson to Receive 100 Black Men of America Chairman's Award for Education

June 12, 2009



Leadership Lessons of the White House Fellows--a timely new book by Charles Garcia

June 12, 2009



Widely Used Body Fat Measurements Overestimate Fatness in Blacks

June 12, 2009



'I'm Tired of...' (ITo) Goes After Discrimination of All Kinds - Race, Sexual Orienation and More; New Bracelet Supports Huma

June 12, 2009



The NationÂ's Report Card on Student Achievement In Music and Visual Arts to be Released June 15

June 12, 2009



Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

June 15, 2009

America's most glaring economic injustice is the racial wealth gap: families of color have only 15 cents of wealth to the white family's dollar. The racial wealth gap has been caused by government policies from the expropriation of Indian lands and slavery, to many aspects of the New Deal like the GI bill and Social Security, to current policies like the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction and unregulated housing and financial markets.


WEST COAST PREMIERE OF WOMEN'S HIP-HOP FILM, SAY MY NAME

June 15, 2009

The International Black Women's Film Festival kicks off a weekend of film with the West Coast premiere of SAY MY NAME, a film about women combating negative imagery in hip-hop through their music and dance.


Skin Color Clue To Nicotine Dependence

June 15, 2009

Higher concentrations of melanin -- the color pigment in skin and hair -- may be placing darker pigmented smokers at increased susceptibility to nicotine dependence and tobacco-related carcinogens than lighter skinned smokers, according to scientists.


U.S.: Unions and Migrant Workers Coalesce from Coast to Coast

June 15, 2009

Up the Pacific Coast from California to Washington, through the heartland in Texas and Illinois, and over to the Atlantic Seaboard in New Jersey and New York, local trade unions and mainly immigrant workers centres are experimenting with new modes of cooperation.


On The Eve of the 100th Anniversary of Father’s Day; Book Highlights the Struggle on Both Sides of Fatherlessness

June 15, 2009

Today over 24 Million children wake up without their biological fathers in the home, and most of them will live out the rest of their lives spending very little time with them, or never knowing them at all.


AMERICA’S LARGEST BLACK FRATERNITIES UNITE WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS TO HELP BOYS WITH ABSENT FATHERS SUCCEED

June 15, 2009

Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, the nation’s largest African-American Fraternities, have joined forces in an unprecedented union with Big Brothers Big Sisters to help black boys -- often referred to the organization by single mothers -- succeed.


Juneteenth Celebrations June 15-19

June 15, 2009

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Find local events at National wesite.


Future of feminism an issue in NOW leadership vote

June 15, 2009

Delegates will be choosing between Latifa Lyles, a 33-year-old African-American who has been one of Gandy’s three vice presidents, and Terry O’Neill, 56, a white activist who taught law at Tulane University, who was NOW’s vice president for membership from 2001-05, and who most recently has been chief of staff for a county council member in Maryland’s Montgomery County.


Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact

June 15, 2009

Reducing the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the justice system is a core requirement of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002.


Aspects of society slowly becoming integrated

June 15, 2009

Craig Robertson, chairman of the University of North Alabama's Department of Sociology, agrees great strides have been made in racial harmony since the days of segregation. At the same time, we appear to bring on aspects of segregation ourselves.


FORD MOTOR COMPANY AND BCRI HOST LUNCHEON FOR UPCOMING EXHIBITION

June 15, 2009

Freedom’s Sisters Traveling Exhibition Honors 20 Extraordinary African American Women. The luncheon on Wednesday, June 17, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m


China News Brief

June 15, 2009



Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 15, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 15, 2009



Mayors Across the Country Pledge to Lead the Fight Against Inequality

June 15, 2009



Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli Announces New Initiative on Tribal Justice in Indian Country

June 15, 2009



USF, Moffitt get grant for minority health center

June 15, 2009



Access Issues Persist For Indians, Rural Americans, Immigrants

June 15, 2009



NCLR CALLS FOR HEALTH REFORM THAT INCLUDES ALL WORKERS AND FAMILIES

June 15, 2009



Inequities In Education, Health, Economic Development Among Topics At June 17-19 Conference

June 15, 2009



New Fact Sheet Examines Medicare's Role for Women

June 15, 2009



Velázquez Helps Highland Park Youth Succeed

June 15, 2009



Bucknell SBDC to host 'Businesswomen's Roundtable'

June 15, 2009



NAACP: County school administration too white

June 15, 2009



Climate Change: An Opportunity to Bring Us Together

June 15, 2009



Lincoln Bill Would Help Enhance Economically Distressed Areas in State, Nation

June 15, 2009



Asian Suing Miley Delivers Kung Pow to Judge

June 15, 2009



CARSON ANNOUNCES OVER $80 MILLION IN STIMULUS FUNDS TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

June 15, 2009



U.S. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION ARNE DUNCAN ANNOUNCES $18.5 MILLION TO IMPROVE SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND ENCOURAGE READING IN LOW-INCOME

June 15, 2009



NOW Launches Expanded Media Hall of Shame

June 15, 2009



Man indicted in artifact theft probe found dead

June 15, 2009



Learning for Life Honors Northrop Grumman's Linda Mills With 2009 Woman of the Year Award

June 15, 2009



LGBT legal and advocacy groups decry Obama administration's defense of DOMA

June 15, 2009



Dallas SCORE Business Expert Linda Gray Joins SCORE Ask an Expert Blog

June 15, 2009



Guam Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo Receives National Marine Sanctuary Foundation 2009 Leadership Award

June 15, 2009



Congresswoman Norton Has a Unique for Upcoming High School Junior

June 15, 2009



U.S. Counties With More African American Patients May Have Fewer Colorectal Cancer Specialists

June 16, 2009



Study Identifies Aging Hispanic Workers as "Invisible Boomers"

June 16, 2009



CEP TO RELEASE 50-STATE REPORT ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT TRENDS AT BASIC, PROFICIENT, AND ADVANCED LEVELS UNDER NCLB LAW

June 16, 2009



NOW Calls on Obama to Withdraw DOMA Brief and Renounce Discriminatory Law

June 16, 2009



Hollywood Black Film Festival Announces 2010 Dates

June 16, 2009



NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL’S YOUTH CINEMA STARTS JUNE 29

June 16, 2009



EPA, DOT, and HUD Announce Interagency Partnership for Sustainable Communities

June 16, 2009



Wife of Gang Leader Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Charges

June 16, 2009



LAWMAKERS CONCERNED ABOUT UNFAIR PENALTIES ON SMALL BUSINESSES

June 16, 2009



ESTROGEN MAY REPROGRAM PROSTATE CANCER GENE IN BLACK MEN

June 16, 2009



Minority & Women’s Business fair and workshop series set

June 16, 2009



Hastings Introduces Resolution on Black-Jewish Relations and the June 10 Shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Museum

June 16, 2009



Small Business can apply for ARC Loans Beginning Today

June 16, 2009



Blood Drive Commemorates First World Sickle Cell Day

June 16, 2009



WHY ARE THERE ONLY 2 BLACK BILLIONAIRES IN AMERICA?

June 16, 2009



Indianapolis Hosts 2009 National NOW Conference and Elections "Turning the Tide for Equality"

June 16, 2009



National Pharmacy Benefit Manager to Strengthen How it Provides Language Assistance Services

June 16, 2009



FDIC, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Launch Partnership

June 16, 2009



KEEPING THE PROMISE OF SOCIAL SECURITY IN THE 21st CENTURY

June 16, 2009

There are multiple factors for womenÂ’s greater economic vulnerability in retirement. Women earn lower wages than men, and spend more time out of the labor force for care-giving. These factors combine to produce lower lifetime earnings and thus lower retirement income from pensions, savings, and Social Security.


Mexican Mafia Member Sentenced to Life in Prison

June 16, 2009

Salvador Perez was sentenced today to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole by United States District Judge Dana M. Sabraw, announced United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt. Perez was sentenced based upon his October 3, 2007, guilty plea to participating in a racketeering influenced corrupt organization (RICO) conspiracy involving the Mexican Mafia, aka “La Eme,” prison/street gang.


BILL PICKETT INVITATIONAL RODEO RIDES INTO SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ON WAY TO COMPETITION FINALS

June 16, 2009

The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is a powerful tool that its founder Lu Vason uses to educate people on the Black West experiences and of the cultural pride associated with all of the contributions made by African Americans.


RegaloCard to Launch Free Replacement to Costly Money Transfer Services

June 16, 2009

A revolutionary new type of Gift Card that allows the US Hispanic Community to instantly send their relatives back home what they need absolutely free, announced that the RegaloCard service will be available to the public starting this month.


Racism's Hidden Toll

June 16, 2009

Does the stress of living in a white-dominated society make African Americans get sick and die younger than their white counterparts? Apparently, yes. A multitude of figures illustrate the stark health differences between African Americans and whites. Black residents of high-poverty areas, for instance, are as likely to die by the age of 45 as American whites are to die by 65.


CBC: More diversity needed on Sunday shows

June 16, 2009

I’m not pleased at all with the diversity issue as it relates to talk shows,” CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said in an interview with The Hill.


Stereotypes confound jury selection

June 16, 2009

Minorities, who are supposed to favor the defense because they distrust law enforcement, often side with prosecutors, while whites sometimes favor black defendants, even if it's just out of a fear they'll be labeled racist if they do otherwise.


WORKING TO FULFILL TITLE IXÂ'S PROMISE

June 16, 2009

Despite the law women and girls continue to be denied equal athletic opportunities. They are frequently shortchanged in resources, scholarship dollars, and opportunities to play.


China News Brief

June 16, 2009



Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 16, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 16, 2009



U.N. Expert Calls On U.S. To Address Ongoing Issues Of Racism

June 16, 2009



Historic Trip To Washington, DC, 100 Students To Visit White House & Financial Institutions

June 17, 2009

Launched in 2005 to empower underserved youth with a sound financial foundation. WORLDOFMONEY.ORG has changed the way youth of color, ages 12-18, view, invest & spend money.


Board of Directors Names Jarrett Barrios as President of GLAAD

June 17, 2009



LifeWay Español addresses spiritual needs of Hispanic churches

June 17, 2009



PLANNED PARENTHOOD IS AN ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

June 17, 2009



Eye Opener: Same-Sex Partners Get Benefits

June 17, 2009



U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Praises 100 Black Men of America, Inc. for Educational Initiatives, Outreach to Youth

June 17, 2009

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised the mentoring and community outreach efforts of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. as an effective tool in building the quality of education in the country. "


USAID report Improving Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

June 17, 2009

Since 1990, through USAID, the United States has spent more than $6 billion on child survival programs in about 80 countries. Much of the progress is the result of the widespread adoption of basic health interventions, such as early and exclusive breast feeding, measles and other routine immunizations, polio eradication, Vitamin A supplementation, treatment of child illness, antenatal care, safe delivery, postpartum care, newborn care, and the use of insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria


AFN launches essay contest addressing economy

June 17, 2009

Alaska Federation of Natives, in partnership with the National Congress of American Indians, is launching a new national initiative in the tradition of its successful Alaska Marketplace competition.


4th Annual March Projected to be Biggest Ever

June 17, 2009

March to highlight support in the Latino immigrant and African-American communities for issues such as same-sex marriage, anti-discrimination protections for transgender people, hate crime prevention, and immigration equality for LGBT people


Jesse Jackson to meet with Volkswagen officials

June 17, 2009

The meeting with VW officials is “part of our scheduled meetings with all of the automakers” in the country about his hopes the plant will benefit the city’s minority community.


How HBCUs Can Help the Obama Administration Meet Its Higher Education Goals

June 17, 2009

It is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform American higher education, and has enormous implications for African American and minority students in the United States.


Two Medford Men Sentenced for Role in Federal Hate Crime

June 17, 2009

Both defendants admit that on May 26, 2008, Moss, poured a flammable liquid in the shape of a cross and the letters “KKK” on the front lawn of a residence leased by an African-American male


China News Brief

June 17, 2009



Daily Caribbean Diaspora News

June 17, 2009



VOA Africa News Summary

June 17, 2009



U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Deportation Case Weakens Rights of Immigrants

June 17, 2009



Civil rights groups urge "huge groundswell" to end predatory lending

June 17, 2009



Minority kids grow to majority in some counties

June 17, 2009



PRESIDENT NAMES NATIVE AMERICAN AIDE

June 17, 2009



HOMELAND SECURITY DOLLARS TARGET URBAN AREAS, NATIVE AMERICANS

June 17, 2009



HUD OFFERS $58 MILLION FOR HOUSING COUNSELING

June 17, 2009



Sotomayor: A Negative for Affirmative Action?

June 17, 2009



NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS MEETING NOW IN NEW ORLEANS

June 17, 2009



DC JOB FAIR JULY 16TH

June 17, 2009



Prison Litigation Reform Act Denies Access To Courts For Over 2 Million People

June 17, 2009



President Obama Announces New White House Office of Olympic, Paralympic and Youth Sport

June 17, 2009



HEAD OF CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS SAY "NO" ON WAR SUPPLEMENTAL

June 17, 2009



NCLR ELECTS NEW BOARD CHAIR AND WELCOMES FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

June 17, 2009



Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 - 1876, Presented by PECO Premieres June 19, 2009

June 17, 2009



Sebelius to boost Indian health care

June 17, 2009



ISAAC conference at Wayne State University to focus on education for African- American Children, June 19 & 20

June 17, 2009



Attorney Sharon L. Browne explains the details and importance of a widely watched Voting Rights Act case via podcast

June 17, 2009



HISPANIC MBA'S HOST MEETING

June 17, 2009



Study Released on Student Performance

June 17, 2009



White US Rep. in black Tenn. district faces fight

June 18, 2009



DRUNK FOR 27 YEARS, A TRUE-STORY ABOUT MOTHER OF TYRESE GIBSON

June 18, 2009

Drunk for 27 years is a true-story that depicts the heartache, pain, tragedy and trauma, Ms. Priscilla Murray-Gibson experienced through her alcohol addiction of 27 years.


CDFI Director Commits to Continued outreach to minority-owned CDEs

June 18, 2009



Amercian Bar Association to open Diversity Summit

June 18, 2009



Study Indicates Widespread Unconscious Bias

June 18, 2009



Microsoft Latin America teams up with Children International

June 18, 2009



SEC files complaint in $6 million investment scheme targeting African-American and Hispanic communities

June 18, 2009



HUD EXPANDS MULTI-LINGUAL WEBSITE

June 18, 2009



Addressing America's Health Apartheid

June 18, 2009



Opportunities Part Time Job Fair 2009

June 18, 2009



HRC President Calls Signing "Only the Beginning" in Achieving Full Equality for LGBT Community

June 18, 2009



Nearly $3.5 million awarded that will help American Indian children succeed in school

June 18, 2009



U.S. MARSHALS CHIEF DEPUTY HONORED AT THE 2009 WOMEN IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS

June 18, 2009



Tools For Success for Women and Minority-Owned Businesses are Focus of Free Seminar

June 18, 2009



Seventy Percent of Small Businesses Anticipate Growth in 2009 According to Survey

June 18, 2009



DISTINGUISHED PANEL TO DISCUSS HEALTHCARE AT TOWN HALL MEETING at UIC

June 18, 2009



Building the next generation of health-care professionals

June 18, 2009



CBC Hosts "Rethinking Federal Sentencing Policy" Symposium

June 18, 2009



DOCUMENTARY REVEALS THE ROLE HIP HOP PLAYS IN BRINGING SOCIAL CHANGE TO LATIN AMERICA

June 18, 2009

Hip Hop music has the ability to give a voice to the disenfranchised in any country, and as music with a message it is a form available to all societies worldwide.


Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against the Sheriff of Bryan County, Oklahoma, Alleging Pregnancy Discrimination

June 18, 2009



Correcting Misperceptions About Nature and Scope of Arrests in Indian Artifacts Case

June 18, 2009



26th ANNUAL NBPA CONFERENCE & JOB FAIR July 19-25 IN TENNESSEE

June 18, 2009



Civil Rights Groups Express Outrage; Defendants in Hate Crime Murder of Latino

June 18, 2009

"Donchak and Piekarsky were not brought to justice for brutally and fatally beating Luiz Ramirez," said Gladys Limon, MALDEF Staff Attorney.


Sotomayor avoids firm answers on key issues

June 18, 2009



Judicial Watch questions Sotomayor's connection to leftist Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund

June 18, 2009



Violent Street Gang Task Force Busts Prison Gangs

June 18, 2009

Prison gangs running their criminal operations behind bars suffered a major setback Wednesday, with the announcement 26 people were charged in a 109 felony count indictment


Report analyzing link between Alcohol and Suicide Among Racial/Ethnic Populations

June 18, 2009

The study showed that alcohol was linked to suicide across a variety of populations including sex, age, and racial/ethnic groups


California lawmaker seeks state, federal apologies for decades of mistreatment of Chinese

June 18, 2009

Immigrants helped build ships, levees, irrigation systems and the transcontinental railroad. For their efforts, they were rewarded with special taxes, forced out of towns and denied the rights to own property, marry whites and attend public schools. They also were subjected to violence and intimidation and denied equal protection by the courts.


IN COMMEMORATION OF JUNETEENTH - THE CELEBRATION OF BLACK FREEDOM

June 18, 2009

June 19th marks the day in 1865 when word reached blacks in Texas that slavery in the United States had been abolished. More than two years earlier, on January 1, 1863, Republican President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation.


Racial Discrimination Suit Against Obama Administration's School 'Turnaround' Plan

June 18, 2009

CORE will demonstrate against the Duncan policies outside the Advance Illinois reception, which is honoring Arne Duncan this Friday.


Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative

June 18, 2009

Experts of color discussed how Native American, Black, and Latino communities have been affected by predatory lending and foreclosures, and urged journalists to investigate the racial angle of the economic crisis to raise awareness of the issues and encourage policy changes that will close the racial wealth gap.


Cypress Hills LDC receives $800,000 YouthBuild award from Labor Dept.

June 18, 2009

The funding supports the creation of a program that will provide youth with hands-on experience building affordable housing for local families. The Cypress Hills LDC is one of only 183 groups across the country to receive this valuable award.


African News Summary

June 18, 2009



Asian News Summary

June 18, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 18, 2009



Housing Crisis Erases Wealth of Blacks, Latinos

June 19, 2009

After the largest growth in homeownership in history during the last 15 years, blacks and Latinos are now suffering their largest loss in wealth in modern history


California gay marriage fight goes to Chinatown

June 19, 2009

After a double defeat at the voting booth and in court, gay advocates are reassessing their plans to push for legal same-sex marriage in the most populous U.S. state.


FEMA Offers Small Business Workshop

June 19, 2009



BLACK ACCOUNTANTS TO HELP IN HURRICANE RAVAGED NEW ORLEANS

June 19, 2009

In New Orleans, NABA's professional and student members will put down their calculators and pick up a hammer, paint brush and power tools to help build a brand new home for a family left homeless after Hurricane Katrina.


DREAM ACT ADVOCATES HOLD GRADUATION CEREMONY ON CAPITOL HILL

June 19, 2009

Immigrant students and their supporters will gather in caps and gowns on Capitol Hill for a graduation ceremony and advocacy event on Tuesday, June 23 held by United We DREAM, an alliance of groups supporting legislation to remove barriers that prevent immigrant students from attending college.


Oregon State University student earns year’s worth of tuition for diversity essay

June 19, 2009



Georgetown Law Hosts Conference Immigration Reform: A New Era

June 19, 2009



UN Sec-Gen Raises Awareness on Sickle Cell Day

June 19, 2009



Fight launched against hispanic disease

June 19, 2009



Obama Addresses 2009 National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

June 19, 2009



Video of President Speaking at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast on Friday in Washington

June 19, 2009



National NOW Conference and Elections This Weekend

June 19, 2009



NCAA begins three-day Champions Forum to help boost minority coaches

June 19, 2009



What Gag Order? Yet Again, Don Hill Claims He's the Victim of a Witch Hunt.

June 19, 2009



Velazquez Secures Funding for New York City Youth Groups

June 19, 2009



Resolution to Apolgize to African-Americans in the Senate

June 19, 2009



Black radio in Pittsburgh...Search for identity and profits

June 19, 2009



Senators Introduce Resolution Condemning Violence Against Women’s Health Care Providers

June 19, 2009



AFRIKA concert aims to educate, entertain and unite Africans and African-Americans

June 19, 2009



Government Accountability Office reports Minority Entities Are Less Successful in Obtaining Awards Than Non-Minority Entities

June 19, 2009



NALEO URGES SWIFT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SOTOMAYOR TO SUPREME COURT

June 19, 2009



Benefits for Same-Sex Domestic Partners of Foreign Service Employees

June 19, 2009



Coast Guard launches Civil Rights Regional Detachments

June 19, 2009



Cincinnati Civil Rights Game Brings Out Stars

June 19, 2009

Former president Bill Clinton, entertainer Bill Cosby, boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, basketball legend Oscar Robertson, baseball's Hank Aaron and at least three other Hall of Famers are taking part.


Hampton University and Red Cross team up to teach minority children how to swim

June 19, 2009

Drowning fatalities for minority children between the ages of five and 14 are 3.2 percent higher than those of white children the same age.


BET Awards Nominees Honored at the Crème of the Crop on June 28

June 19, 2009

The third annual celebration will return to the famous Mr. Chow restaurant in Beverly Hills, hosted by IGA executives Troy Marshall and Ron Fair. IGA artists participating in the 2009 BET Awards are scheduled to appear at this red carpet event.


United Way reaches out to Central Texas Latinos

June 19, 2009

When asked why volunteerism among Latinos seemed to lag behind, Hispanics said they simply hadn't been asked.


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 19, 2009

Republicans Want More Sotomayor Records


La Raza leader surprised to be drawn into Sotomayor debate

June 19, 2009



African News Summary

June 19, 2009



Asian News Summary

June 19, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 19, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 19, 2009



Black Mayor Leads Sunday's Memorial for Slain Civil Rights Workers in Philadelphia, Mississippi

June 19, 2009



Walmart Names New Chief of Diversity

June 22, 2009

Walmart has announced the appointment of L. Mecole “Cole” Brown to Chief Diversity Officer. Brown will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of the diversity strategy for Walmart’s U.S. business.


One of the Best Marriage Equality Debates You'll Ever Listen To

June 22, 2009

This debate is worth listening to no matter where you live, as the issues certainly transcend Pennsylvania. Because this just may be one of the best marriage equality debates you'll ever listen to.


Raids on Workers: Destroying Our Rights

June 22, 2009

The report offers a critical analysis of one of the central components of the Bush Administration’s immigration strategy and provides a detailed account of how heavy handed enforcement tactics led to systemic abuse of workers’ rights and a willful disregard for the rule of law.


DREAM for America: National DREAM Act Graduation Day - June 23, 2009

June 22, 2009

Each year, 65,000 immigrant students who graduate from U.S. high schools are barred from pursuing their dreams of higher education. Advocates will underscore the importance of advancing the “DREAM Act” and the “American Dream Act” to give these youth a chance to attend college and pursue their goals.


Don’t ask, don’t tell’ in limbo for now

June 22, 2009

One of the most culturally contentious issues in the U.S. military — the 16-year-old law requiring gay and lesbian members of the armed services to keep their sexual preferences hidden — briefly seemed like it was back on the table last week.


Terry O'Neill Elected New President of NOW

June 22, 2009

This weekend members of the National Organization for Women (NOW) cast their votes for a new team of leaders to direct the largest grassroots feminist organization in the country over the next four years.


Coast Guard Academy Can Do a Better Job at Diversity

June 22, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy's record on diversity is a “painful sight” and the Coast Guard must take aggressive steps to ensure its leadership pipeline reflects the nation's diversity, U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Friday.


Illinois is the Destination

June 22, 2009

In a national online survey of African-American women conducted by the Illinois Bureau of Tourism (IBOT), more than three-quarters (77 percent) of the 5,403 respondents cited family bonding and leisure time as the primary motivator for travel.


AMERICAN AMBASSADORS TO THE WORLD TO VISIT FRANCE, DENMARK AND GREECE

June 22, 2009

On the heels of a 50-city global 50th Anniversary tour led by renowned Artistic Director Judith Jamison, the repertory will include a mix of beloved classics, contemporary favorites and innovative new works and mark the debuts of four new AAADT members.


Murkowski meets with Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor

June 22, 2009



Sotomayor worse than Souter

June 22, 2009



Sotomayor rules prison policy violated inmates constitutional rights

June 22, 2009



Sotomayor resigns from elite all-women's club

June 22, 2009



White House launches Sotomayor PR offensive

June 22, 2009



African News Summary

June 22, 2009



Asian News Summary

June 22, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 22, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 22, 2009



Open Letter From The President

June 22, 2009



Census Bureau Releases Population Data

June 22, 2009



Federal Reserve Seeks Nominations for Consumer Advisory Council

June 22, 2009



Sharpton in Arizona Evokes Civil Rights Struggle in Fight for Immigration Reform

June 22, 2009



ACLU Says Supreme Court Preserves Voting Rights Act Oversight Provision

June 22, 2009



Carnegie Corporation Outlines Related Resources

June 22, 2009



International Immigrants Parade June 27

June 22, 2009



Are You Taking Part in the June 25 Health Care Rally?

June 22, 2009



Hope for Minority Patients

June 22, 2009



Looking Forward to 2010's Civil Rights Game

June 22, 2009



40TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION, GAY LIBERATION FRONT OFFICIAL HERITAGE OF PRIDE EVENT

June 22, 2009



Ex-NFL star Jim Brown rips Tiger, Jordan "......they know better"

June 22, 2009



TOWN HALL MEETING ON HEALTHCARE TONIGHT: LET YOUR VOICES BE HEARD

June 22, 2009



BON JOVI AND MCCONAUGHEY AT THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERING

June 22, 2009



Race-neutral Contracting Programs Need Review in Milwaukee

June 22, 2009



Largest Online Marketplace of African-American Gifts Launched

June 22, 2009



Immigration Lawyer Named "Super Lawyer Rising Star"

June 22, 2009



Bail Out the People Movement and the Million Worker March Movement at the UN June 26

June 22, 2009



Howard Koh confirmed as next Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS.

June 22, 2009



Cheryl Gentry, Founder of Glow Media in NYC nominated for ISES Esprit Awards

June 22, 2009



'RESIST DIVERSITY FATIGUE,’ Urges American Bar Association President at National Summit

June 22, 2009



60 Minutes of Wisdom, Dr. Derek Grier

June 22, 2009



Caucuses issue statements on health care reform progress

June 22, 2009



CONGRESSMAN ANDRE CARSON SUPPORTS STRONG RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY STANDARD

June 22, 2009



Census Bureau Applauded for Counting Same-Sex Marriages

June 23, 2009



Barbara Lee Recognizes 37th Anniversary of Title IX, law banning sex discrimination

June 23, 2009

The law was designed to be a strong and comprehensive measure that would combat all forms of sex discrimination in education. as been successful in opening the doors for women, but there are barriers that still remain.


FRASERNET LAUNCHES TWITTER STRATEGY WITH AFRICAN AMERICANS IN MIND

June 23, 2009

PowerNetworking 2.0 will be unveiled during the opening plenary session, bringing an unprecedented amount of African Americans to twitter and popular applications in a single period of time.


Network dedicated to the African American collegiate experience wants to send you to the ESSENCE Music Festival

June 23, 2009

E-Mackqulent Networks; a broadband media company that targets a growing market of current, future, and past African American college students. EMQ allows viewers to live and relive the everyday experiences of college life through reality, music, news, and sports programming.


New University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Assistant Vice President Focuses On Needs of Students

June 23, 2009

Ward, who immigrated to New York City in the 1990s, worked full time as he attended community college, undergraduate school, graduate school, and law school. As assistant vice president for student affairs at The New School in New York City for seven years, Ward became familiar with the challenges of an urban campus with different schools and a diverse population. In his new position, he oversees a variety of offices and services including the registrar, student services, wellness services


LOW INCOME PEOPLE STILL HIT HARD IN HOUSING

June 23, 2009

July 4th Celebrations Loom while American Dream Slips Farther from Reach. Roughly 72% of Americans believe that the poor can become rich, and this belief has long been tied to common definitions of the American dream.1 But the reality is that – far from living rags-to-riches fairytales – poor and low-income families are often unable to afford even basic necessities no matter how hard they work.


Census of Agriculture Data for American Indian Reservations Available

June 23, 2009

Released June 19th, the 2007 Census of Agriculture shows that U.S. farmers and ranchers are becoming more diverse and that the number of American Indian or Alaska Native farm operators continues to rise.


HIV 'Atlas' Shows Virus Targeting Minorities

June 23, 2009

Your chances of getting infected with HIV may largely depend on where in America you live, a new report finds. The HIV/AIDS Atlas found that 80 percent of U.S. cases are clustered in 20 percent of counties -- typically comprised heavily of gay, black, Latino and other minority populations.


Assistant Professor Received Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

June 23, 2009

This prestigious award is intended to foster research and professional growth and lead to new funding opportunities during the early stages of the recipients' careers. The ORAU's award consists of unrestricted funds for research and is matched by the awardee's home institution.


Understanding "Whiteness" and Unlearning Racism

June 23, 2009

According to statistics compiled by the FBI, reported hate crime incidents in the U.S. have risen by more than 50 percent since 2000. Among other factors, this trend has been attributed to the economic downturn and backlash against nonwhite immigration and, most recently, the election of President Barack Obama.


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 23, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
Stories Below


Judge Sotomayor & the death penalty

June 23, 2009



Sotomayor...Another Souter?

June 23, 2009



Senate GOP to hit harder on Sotomayor

June 23, 2009



Sonia Sotomayor's Mortgage Policy Wrecked America

June 23, 2009



Under the Microscope

June 23, 2009



Sotomayor and Our Future

June 23, 2009



Sotomayor's fight for the right of empathy

June 23, 2009



Senate GOP And Pro-Life Groups Disagree on Sotomayor

June 23, 2009



African News Summary

June 23, 2009



Asian News Brief

June 23, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 23, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 23, 2009



You or Your Small Business May Qualify for the National Debt Relief Stimulus Plan

June 23, 2009



Black Activists Call Senate Slavery Apology "Useless"

June 23, 2009



Obama Invites Gay Rights Advocates to White House

June 23, 2009



Block on affirmative action headed to ballot

June 23, 2009



PAYING FOR THE PAST - City settles federal police discrimination suit

June 23, 2009



COUNTRY CLUB SETTLES SEX AND RACE DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION LAWSUITS FOR $690,000

June 23, 2009



Black business group holds reception

June 23, 2009



Naval Academy has lower standards for racial minorities: professor

June 23, 2009



First African-American female Assistant Police Chief in Arizona to be Honored

June 23, 2009



GLAAD's Statement on Perez Hilton’s Use of Anti-Gay Slur

June 23, 2009



Washington State Police Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

June 23, 2009



Habitat for Humanity joins United We Serve initiative

June 23, 2009



Becoming literate can be more than twice the challenge for children of two cultures,

June 23, 2009



American Children Dying from Abuse at an Alarming Rate

June 23, 2009



Governor Paterson Calls for Special Senate Session to Pass Marriage Equality Bill

June 23, 2009



Minority Job Fair at Loyola University

June 23, 2009



CONGRESSMAN CARSON: PUTTING HOOSIERS BACK TO WORK

June 23, 2009



Civil Rights Commission asks why Obama Justice Dept. let thugs get away with menacing white voters

June 23, 2009



MINORITY CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW ON HEALTH CARE REFORM

June 23, 2009



NEWS ITEMS ABOUT AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL STARTING TOMORROW IN MIAMI

June 23, 2009



Thousands to Rally in Washington, DC for Equality and Justice in Health Care

June 23, 2009



Treasury announces $268 Million more in Recovery Act Funds to Create Jobs, Provide Affordable Housing

June 23, 2009



HUD JOINS USDA EFFORT BY LAUNCHING CUTTING EDGE RECOVERY ACT WEB MAPPING TOOL

June 23, 2009



SECRETARY DUNCAN URGES CHARTERS TO TURN AROUND SCHOOLS, IMPROVE ACCOUNTABILITY

June 23, 2009



Three-Day Conference to focus on Education, Health and Sustainable Communities

June 23, 2009



Reactions To Voting Rights Ruling

June 23, 2009



Barbara Lee Supports Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill

June 23, 2009



"Rethinking Federal Sentencing Policy" Symposium Wednesday

June 23, 2009



Attorney General Holder's Battle for a Hate Crimes Law

June 23, 2009



EPA Administrator Visits Kansas to Participate in President Obama’s "United We Serve" Kickoff

June 23, 2009



California Lawyers Reappointed to Civil Rights Advisory Committee

June 23, 2009



BLACK CONGRESSMAN SPURS EFFORT TO URGE THE PRESIDENT ON "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL"

June 23, 2009



San Fransicso Protest Tonight for Release of Asian American Journalists

June 24, 2009

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Celebration of African American cultural art Tomorrow

June 24, 2009



Congressman Conyers and Thousands to Rally for Equality and Justice in Health Care at "Light the Night," Tonight

June 24, 2009



Live Webcast of Tonight's Rally for Release Asian American Journalists

June 24, 2009

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Comics: 'Green Lama' an early step in march for civil rights

June 24, 2009

"Let's put an end to the foul prejudice fanned by our enemies ... When you find anyone -- yourself included -- thinking, speaking, acting with racial or religious prejudice -- STOP IT! If Smith, Kelly, Cohen or Svoboda is good enough to die for us, he's good enough to live with us ... as an equal. Be American!"


HARLEM UNITED HOLDS NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY HEALTH FAIR IN HARLEM

June 24, 2009

City Council Member Dickens says, “All Black and Latino New Yorkers must learn their status to defeat this epidemic.”


The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership

June 24, 2009

On the heels of President Obama’s new Summer of Service Initiative -- United We Serve – which calls on all Americans to make community service part of their daily lives, The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership (JTHG) is unveiling the pilot initiative for Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student – a groundbreaking service-learning program, where students create mini-movies offering their interpretation of history within their own back yards to help students from around the globe connect to that history.


Habitat for Humanity joins United We Serve initiative

June 24, 2009

Habitat for Humanity - New York City transforms lives and our city by building quality homes for families in need and by uniting all New Yorkers around the cause of affordable housing. With the help of thousands of volunteers every year, Habitat-NYC has built more than 180 affordable homes in the five boroughs of New York City. Learn more atwww.habitatnyc.org.


Police settle race-bias lawsuit in Baltimore

June 24, 2009

Word of the settlement came Monday, as police announced that they had dismissed internal charges against about 40 officers accused of wrongdoing as a result of an unrelated audit.


Bucknell bake sale sparks First Amendment debate

June 24, 2009

The "affirmative-action bake sale," at which the Bucknell University Conservatives Club charged different prices depending on a customer's race, was shut down by the administration in April. But it didn't end there.


Report Reveals Lag in College Completion Rates by Minorities

June 24, 2009

College graduation rates will decline precipitously nationally in the coming years if nothing is done to improve the postsecondary completion rates of Black and Hispanic students


Quentin Young to testify before the House Ways and Means Committee

June 24, 2009

Young is past president of the American Public Health Association and is a master in the American College of Physicians. A longtime friend of Barack Obama, he was the Rev. Martin Luther King's doctor when King was organizing in Chicago.


Velázquez Strengthens Career Programs for Lower East Side Girls

June 24, 2009

The Congresswoman was joined by many of the students who actively participate in Girls Club programs that foster entrepreneurial development, community engagement and school achievement.


What's at Stake - Title IX: Watch Video Here

June 24, 2009

The National Women's Law Center's video series, What's at Stake, offers insights into many of the issues facing women and families today.


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 24, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
Stories Below


GOP takes Second Amendment aim at Sotomayor

June 24, 2009



Change to come with Sotomayor

June 24, 2009



Miami police chief backs Sonia Sotomayor

June 24, 2009



Republicans Turn Up Heat on Sotomayor

June 24, 2009



Leahy's challenge on Sotomayor

June 24, 2009



Can Sessions Fairly Judge Sotomayor?

June 24, 2009



GOP ready to fight Sotomayor as Latino support for Republicans erodes

June 24, 2009



Sotomayor Gets Endorsement from Senator, Law Enforcement Groups

June 24, 2009



Will Sotomayor uphold Constitution?

June 24, 2009



African News Summary

June 24, 2009



Asian News Brief

June 24, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 24, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 24, 2009



Immigrant Tenants Travel to Albany for State Senate Action on the Repeal of Vacancy Decontrol

June 24, 2009



Senator Conyers and Thousands to Rally for Equality and Justice in Health Care at "Light the Night," Tonight

June 24, 2009



Senator Robert Menendez and New Jerseyans to Attend Capitol Hill Rally

June 24, 2009



Senator Conyers and Thousands to Rally for Equality and Justice in Health Care at "Light the Night," Tonight

June 24, 2009



Immigration Policy Harms Women, Families

June 24, 2009



Making the Commitment -- the Marriage Between Diversity & Affirmative Action

June 24, 2009



Black caucus criticizes ethics probe of trip to the Caribbean

June 24, 2009



Socialist Mayoral Candidate Frances Villar to Have Contingent at LGBT Pride Parade

June 24, 2009



USAID Brings White House Service Initiative to Baltimore

June 24, 2009



Contract Agreement for Green Dot New York Charter School

June 24, 2009



Black Press of America Convening in Minneapolis This Week

June 24, 2009



Yum Brands named one of 40 best for diversity

June 24, 2009



Barbara Lee to Participate in National HIV Testing Day

June 24, 2009



Congressinal Hispanic Caucus Stresses Importance of Voting Rights Act

June 24, 2009



Counselor and Chief of Staff Cheryl D. Mills Speaks on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month Event

June 24, 2009



Southern Baptist Convention opens in Kentucky

June 24, 2009



Xavier University Alum Named 2009 Barbara Jordan Scholar

June 24, 2009



OCA National Convention "A Call To Action"

June 24, 2009



Obama Takes Free-Market View of Lowering Minority Unemployment

June 24, 2009



African American space flight team merits attention

June 24, 2009



LSU Diversity Officers Present Institute at Diversity Conference

June 24, 2009



CONGRESS URGED TO APPROVE "DREAM ACT" AND REMOVE BARRIERS TO COLLEGE

June 24, 2009



SECRETARY DUNCAN ANNOUNCES $2.4 MILLION IN GRANTS ON ANNIVERSARY OF TITLE IX

June 24, 2009



Clarence Thomas: Blacks Don't Need Voting Protections

June 24, 2009



Upcoming Events From Community Healthcare Network

June 24, 2009



United States and the Republic of Chile Partner to Battle Cancer

June 24, 2009



CONNECTING THE DOTS BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE WORLD

June 24, 2009



Join Students for DC Vote for Annual Summer Send Off BBQ!

June 24, 2009



ACLU welcomes report findings and proposed standards for prison rape victims

June 24, 2009



Hip Hop Caucus Mobilizes Young People in Urban Communities

June 24, 2009



Celebration of African American Cltural Art Tomorrow

June 24, 2009



Minority Corporate Counsel Association Elects New Board Member

June 24, 2009



JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE MORTGAGE DISCRIMINATION

June 24, 2009



WOMEN’S HEALTH PRESENTS "ARE YOU GAME?"

June 24, 2009



Washington Area Women's Foundation Awards $400,000 To Help Low-Income Women and Girls Most Hurt by Recession

June 24, 2009



Lutherans Open Their Church Doors To Immigrant Families

June 24, 2009



Prevent Prison Rape: National Commission Releases Report

June 24, 2009



Report Outlines New Broader, Bolder Approach For No Child Left Behind Campaign

June 25, 2009



SAGE PRESENTS: 40TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION, GAY LIBERATION FRONT

June 25, 2009

Following the Stonewall Uprising on June 27, 1969, a group of activists formed the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) to rally and protest against the social degradation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Forty years later, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) reunites members of the GLF on Thursday, June 25 at the New York City LGBT Community Center, (208 W. 13th St.) by hosting a group discussion of the political movement that took shape in the shadow of the Stonewall Riots.


Martin Luther King film made in Poconos joins national museum collection

June 25, 2009

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January 2008, The Associated Press published an article about the civil rights leader becoming "frozen in a moment in time that ignores the full complexity of the man and his message."


A Hate Crime Occurs Every Hour in U.S. - Report

June 25, 2009

The prevalence of hate crimes in the United States remains high, with attacks on Hispanics and those perceived to be immigrants rising sharply in recent years, says a civil rights organization in a new report that highlights key recommendations for combating hate violence.


OneBrownGirl.com® Founder Announces The Talking White Project

June 25, 2009

Talking White is not a memoir, the preface to Friley's book -- My Life as an Oreo -- provides readers with a glimpse into a traumatic event that is the source of Friley's pain and the reason for the creation of the OneBrownGirl.com® brand as well as the book


Bail Out The People Movement Announce plans for global protest at the Pittsburgh G20 Summit

June 25, 2009

Participants will include: Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark; a representative of Miquel Descoto, President of the U.N. General Assembly; Representatives of community and labor organizations, international alliances, civil society groups, and activists.


Congressional TriCaucus "Any Health Care reform must include a public health plan option"

June 25, 2009

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. "When it comes to the public plan, know that the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific Caucus and the Congressional Progressive Caucus speak with one voice."


Statement from GLAAD on Perez Hilton’sse of Anti-Gay Slur

June 25, 2009

Perez Hilton's acknowledgement that words can hurt is an important step in the right direction, and while his change of tone is welcome, he still seems to be justifying the use of the slurs," said Robinson.


Voting Rights Act Upheld, But Court Hints at Change -VIDEO-

June 25, 2009

Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes explains the importance of the high court's decision relating to the Voting Rights Act. Barnes also discusses other race related cases coming before the court.


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 25, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
Stories Below


Dem women in Senate push for Sotomayor; so does a liberal law group

June 25, 2009



In ’98, Hints From Sotomayor on Death Penalty

June 25, 2009



Republicans drop niceties, go on attack on Sotomayor Read more:

June 25, 2009



Sotomayor, senators engage in small talk

June 25, 2009



Senate Republicans Take Aim at Sotomayor’s Record

June 25, 2009



Brownback says NO to Sotomayor

June 25, 2009



The Gun Lobby's Two Faces on Judge Sotomayor

June 25, 2009



African News Summary

June 25, 2009



Asian News Brief

June 25, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 25, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 25, 2009



Melanoma Deadlier in Ethnic Populations, Incidences on the Rise

June 25, 2009



MONTHLY $10,000 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MINORITY AND FEMALE STUDENTS

June 25, 2009



From homeless to Harvard? *VIDEO*

June 25, 2009



Bank of America Hunger Strike by Florida Activist Al Pina and Florida Boycott Called Off

June 25, 2009



Human Rights Watch Supports Law on Crimes Against Humanity

June 25, 2009



Governor Bill Richardson’s Fair and Equal Pay Task Force Begins Work

June 25, 2009



Committee in Support of the Stella D'Oro Strikers To Demonstrate Saturday

June 25, 2009



WHITE HOUSE MEETING ON IMMIGRATION IS "A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION"

June 25, 2009



Young civil rights activist named Elmhurst College trustee

June 25, 2009



U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Advocates Strong Healthcare Reforms in Support of American Values

June 25, 2009



Indictment Names Members and Leaders of Notorious MS-13 Gang

June 25, 2009



Transgender Law Center Applauds Introduction of Inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act

June 25, 2009



THIRD ANNUAL WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS

June 25, 2009



Obama Announces Improvements aimed at increasing college access for low- and middle-income students

June 25, 2009



White House Fellows Program: A Career Catalyst for Talent

June 25, 2009



Tapes Offer A Peek At Nixon’s Racist Side

June 25, 2009



Employment Non-Discrimination Act Introduced in U.S. House

June 25, 2009



35th Annual Newark Black Film Festival

June 25, 2009



Bill Aimed at Ending Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Health Disparities Introduced in U.S. House

June 25, 2009



Author Eugene Robinson to Moderate Discussion on Race, Education and Culture in America

June 25, 2009



Wayne State University Research Study: African Americans more likely to also have depression

June 25, 2009



Grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of America Provides Healthy Meals for More Than 93,000 Children This Summer

June 25, 2009



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study: Latino teens happier, healthier if families embrace biculturalism

June 25, 2009



Human Rights Education Associates offer online course: Minority Rights, Indigenous Peoples and International Law

June 25, 2009



NINTH ANNUAL "OUR CHURCH LIGHTS THE WAY!" HIV TESTING CAMPAIGN

June 25, 2009



GAY LIBERATION FRONT OFFICIAL HERITAGE OF PRIDE EVENT TONIGHT

June 25, 2009



Secretary Sebelius Releases New State by State Reports Highlighting Urgent Need for Health Reform

June 26, 2009



What's Right With Utah

June 26, 2009



The Culture: Long Before 'Thriller,' Jackson Shattered Racial Barriers

June 26, 2009

Little Michael had come upon this particular movie only 18 years after the collapse of legal segregation in the United States.


BET Awards, Hosted by Jamie Foxx on Sunday

June 26, 2009

Tune in to BET on Sunday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m.* for the BET AWARD '09, hosted by triple-threat Jamie Foxx and featuring phenomenal performances by


Judge: Gay city workers names don't have to be released, for now

June 26, 2009

Requester now claims 'secret gay organization' harassing him


Verizon Again Named to Black Enterprise Magazine's List of 40 Best Companies for Diversity

June 26, 2009

For the fourth time, Black Enterprise magazine has named Verizon to the publication's list of 40 Best Companies for Diversity.


SOULS OF MY SISTERS SET TO BE HONORED

June 26, 2009

Co-authors work to encourage women of color, and in assisting women in reaching their full potential particularly women who are victims of domestic violence and women....


TAVIS SMILEY PRESENTS 'NO PLACE LIKE HOME'

June 26, 2009

The radio broadcast profiles ordinary families who have struggled and maintained properties through difficult economic times and examines the deep impact of the home......


Harlem kids give Congo help

June 26, 2009

Teens at a school in Harlem, New York, give back to their peers in Congo
VIDEO


Fix Our Healthcare System Or Our Children Are Going To Explode!

June 26, 2009

With more than 39% of all African American children severely overweight or obese, this is arguably the worse crisis to affect African Americans since slavery.


Senior Advisor Rick C. Wade to Address the National Newspaper Publishers Association

June 26, 2009

Wade will focus on how ethnic newspapers and the media can help ensure minorities are accurately counted in the 2010 Census, as well as the role newspapers play in


CIVIL WAR AND CIVIL RIGHTS

June 26, 2009

African American participants in the Civil War, particularly “black” commissioned officers, are certainly revered as the early pioneers of the “civil rights...


U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on Hate Crimes Legislation

June 26, 2009

The Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act which was passed in the U.S. House by a vote of 249-175 in April, would provide local police and sheriff’s departments....


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 26, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
Stories Below


Court Nominee Criticized as Relying on Foreign Law

June 26, 2009



Sotomayor, Race and the Death Penalty

June 26, 2009



How the Sotomayor nomination revived the debate over eminent domain abuse

June 26, 2009



Sens. Thune, Johnson meet with Sotomayor

June 26, 2009



US Sen Reid: Sotomayor Confirmation Vote Will Be Before August Recess

June 26, 2009



Gun Control: Sotomayor and citizen authority.

June 26, 2009



Judge Sotomayor: Analysis of Selected Opinions

June 26, 2009



Haley, Healthcare and Hard Questions for Sotomayor

June 26, 2009



African News Summary

June 26, 2009



Asian News Summary

June 26, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 26, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 26, 2009



FDIC Updates Minority Institutions Financial Conditions

June 26, 2009



Senate Dems rush to Sonia Sotomayor's defense

June 26, 2009



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Prepares for Next Steps on Immigration Reform

June 26, 2009



John Podesta President and CEO of Center for American Progress on Immigration Reform

June 26, 2009



Young black professionals changing the image of the young African-American community

June 26, 2009



NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 8TH ANNUAL COMPETITION

June 26, 2009



Police Officer Admits to Stealing Money from Latino Motorists

June 26, 2009



ACORN wins voter lawsuit

June 26, 2009



Pereze Hilton Apologizes, ".....the 'F' word will never be uttered from my lips again."

June 26, 2009



Committee Approves Legislation Reauthorizing Small Business Research Programs

June 26, 2009



Minority Firefighters Vow Post-Ricci Unity

June 26, 2009



National Council of La Raza VP calls on Congress to establish a national financial counseling program

June 26, 2009



Missouri Department of Social Services Agrees to Settlement for Low-Income Voters

June 26, 2009



HUD SECRETARY DONOVAN ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES, DEVELOPERS TO BUILD ENERGY-EFFICIENT, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

June 26, 2009



Arizona Moves to Guarantee Everyone Fair and Equal Treatment

June 26, 2009



The National Lawyers Guild announces the publication of "Luis Posada Carriles: A Tribunal,"

June 26, 2009



Barbara Lee Commemorates 15th Annual National HIV Testing Day

June 26, 2009



Media nearly silent as 40th anniversary of Stonewall approaches

June 26, 2009



Economic, Community and Political Leaders to Confront "Wealth Gap"

June 26, 2009



New Mexico's Governor Richardson Participates in Supportive Housing Groundbreaking

June 26, 2009



New Film on Role of Black and Independent Voters in Election of Barack Obama

June 26, 2009



Chicago Board of Education Policies Charged With Creating Chaos in Schools

June 26, 2009



Attorney General Holder's Statement on 'The Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009"

June 26, 2009



New Media-led Effort Responds to AIDS Crisis in Black America

June 26, 2009



RARE AFRICA PHOTOS GO ONLINE & OPEN NEW OPTIONS FOR AFRICA RESEARCH

June 26, 2009



Hip Hop Caucus President Calling on House to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act

June 26, 2009



STATEMENT BY SECRETARY DUNCAN ON THE ROLE OF CHARTER SCHOOLS IN TURNAROUND BUSINESS

June 26, 2009



AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION TO DEVELOP AN AGENDA BASED ON DIVERSITY SUMMIT IDEAS

June 26, 2009



Census Bureau Reports Increase of Nearly 1 Million Nonemployer Businesses

June 26, 2009



Early Entrepreneur Success System Highlights Success of Single Black Mother

June 26, 2009



International Immigrants Parade This Weekend

June 26, 2009



Financial Education as an Essential Tool in Domestic Violence Prevention

June 29, 2009

A recently released survey of domestic violence shelters across the U.S. confirms that a considerable increase in domestic violence is due to the downturn in the economy


Dallas' gay community outraged

June 29, 2009

Patrons allege being brutalized by police during an inspection at a gay bar in Ft. Worth.
*VIDEO*


MANDELA DAY CONCERT MOVED TO RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL JULY 16

June 29, 2009

The Mandela Day concert celebration on July 18th, Nelson Mandela’s 91st birthday. The concert originally announced for Madison Square Garden will now be held at..


Minority bone-marrow donors are in short supply

June 29, 2009

Cultural differences, language barriers and a lack of education can hinder minority groups' awareness about health issues. access to resources and,...ability to find a


Voters to get final say on affirmative action programs

June 29, 2009

Arizonans will decide next year if they want to outlaw affirmative action programs and any special programs or preferences for women and minorities.


Greater Than AIDS

June 29, 2009

A new national movement seeks to inspire hope and promote the possibility of change in the AIDS epidemic facing Black America through the united actions of individuals,


The One Woman National Business Conference

June 29, 2009

"Changing the Face of Business One Woman at a Time" is meant to highlight the power in a united women's network and shared determination to succeed in business.


Plea agreement reached in Jena Six case

June 29, 2009

Five black youths accused of beating a white high school student in Jena, La., amid racial tension sparked by nooses hung on the high school campus, have pleaded


Pro-Tem Monica Conyers' Guilty Plea: Conspiracy to Commit Bribery

June 29, 2009

The plea concludes any investigation of corruption by Council members in connection with the case and confirmed that no other Council members


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 29, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
Stories Below


Supreme Court Dings Race Preferences...and Sotomayor

June 29, 2009



Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Racialization, Ideology and the "Imagined Latino Community"

June 29, 2009



Most Americans Want Sotomayor on Court

June 29, 2009



'A Latina judge's voice' by Sonia Sotomayor

June 29, 2009



Examining Sotomayor's Record in Business Cases

June 29, 2009



Don’t Call It An Attack, Sotomayor Critics Say

June 29, 2009



Senior Republican Seeks More Material on Sotomayor

June 29, 2009



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Endorses Sotomayor

June 29, 2009



African News Summary

June 29, 2009



Asian News Summary

June 29, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 29, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 29, 2009



WOMEN BUSINESSES WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN A RECESSION

June 29, 2009



Contractors fined for women, minority hiring failures

June 29, 2009



Minority and Women Businesses Left Out of Recovery Act Contracts in New York

June 29, 2009



CAN REPUBLICANS WIN BACK THE BLACK VOTE?

June 29, 2009



Taking McDonald's to the Woodshed

June 29, 2009



LAWSUIT AGAINST AMERICANS AGAINST HATE CHAIRMAN JOE KAUFMAN DISMISSED

June 29, 2009



African-American Men’s Unemployment Rate A National Disgrace

June 29, 2009



Missouri Judge Strikes Down Attempted Ban On Equal Opportunity Programs

June 29, 2009



House of civil rights leaders for sale

June 29, 2009



Cuts Hit Minority Students

June 29, 2009



ENERGY LEGISLATION WILL CREATE JOBS, REDUCE DEPENDENCE ON FOREIGN OIL

June 29, 2009



81% of African Americans Favor Strong Government Action on Climate Change Issues

June 29, 2009



Safe Streets Task Force Arrests More Than 43 Linked to Mexican Mafia Prison Gang

June 29, 2009



President’s Meeting a 'Good First Step’ Says Chairman of Catholic Legal Immigration Network

June 29, 2009



NAACP head tells black Baptists civil-rights struggle not over

June 29, 2009



Latino Commission on AIDS launches a new website

June 29, 2009



MARQUEZ CONFIRMED AS HUD ASSISTANT SECRETARY

June 29, 2009



AMERICAN AIRLINES HOSTS STEVE HARVEY AND 100 CAMPERS AT FLIGHT SCHOOL

June 29, 2009



Who Gets a Voice? Immigrants and Civic Inclusion

June 29, 2009



Civil rights groups back federal legal challenge to California's gay marriage ban

June 29, 2009



Motorola funds bring minority high school students to engineering college this summer

June 29, 2009



Bucknell students retrace Underground Railroad

June 29, 2009



35th Annual Newark Black Film Festival

June 29, 2009



Free Networking Event for Manhattan Black Business Owners

June 29, 2009



Yolanda Adams to Appear at Congressional Black Causus Foundation Annual Prayer Breakfast

June 30, 2009



Barbara Lee Hails Administration Proposed Rule to Repeal Travel Ban

June 30, 2009



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms Signs on to Prevent Gang And Firearms-Related Violence in Schools

June 30, 2009



N.C. streamlining minority contractor process

June 30, 2009



ETHNIC MEDIA CALL COLLECTIVELY FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM

June 30, 2009



ACORN Home Defenders to Confront "Home Wrecker 4"

June 30, 2009



Congressional Black Caucus' Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in New Haven Firefighters Case

June 30, 2009



Congressman's wife resigns from Detroit Council

June 30, 2009



Gay soldier faces hearing in Syracuse, possible discharge for 'don't ask-don't tell' violation

June 30, 2009



Eliminating discrimination

June 30, 2009



Banks Officials Push For More Minorities & Women

June 30, 2009



Education Secretary Duncan calls education 'civil rights issue'

June 30, 2009



U.S. lawmaker probes device over minority radio data

June 30, 2009



Latino Workers to Confront Luxury Lamp Shade Company

June 30, 2009



Human Rights Council Calls for Investigation Following Fort Worth Police Action

June 30, 2009



The University of Texas at Austin Second in Nation with Graduates Accepted for Teach for America Program

June 30, 2009



TREASURY AWARDS $90 MILLION IN RECOVERY ACT FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

June 30, 2009



Power struggle impedes New York gay marriage vote

June 30, 2009



Ricci Ruling, Stands to Help Current Lawsuits Against San Francisco and Caltrans’ Quota Policies

June 30, 2009



Predident and First Lady Host Reception for LGBT Pride Month

June 30, 2009



White House Advisor on Violence Against Women Appointed

June 30, 2009



Four Honored for Promoting Diversity in Entertainment Industry

June 30, 2009



Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Member Sentenced to Life

June 30, 2009



Gains and Losses for Women in 2008-09 Supreme Court Decisions

June 30, 2009



National WomenÂ's Law Center DEEPLY DISAPPOINTED BY RULING IN RICCI

June 30, 2009



35th Annual Newark Black Film Festival Presents Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project

June 30, 2009

For the past nine years, the six-week festival has been shown at several venues in Newark and Trenton with the support of Bank of America.


Latino event at Moffitt Cancer Center to educate community on cancer screening and prevention

June 30, 2009

A panel of five Spanish-speaking Moffitt and community physicians will present on health topics, followed by an opportunity for audience members to ask questions.


Human Rights Advocate Cynthia McKinney Among Those Kidnapped While on Human Rights Mission

June 30, 2009

McKinney is an outspoken advocate for human rights and social justice issues, as well as a=2 0former U.S. congressperson and presidential candidate.


Secretary Lyons man of the year award from Bethel AME Church

June 30, 2009

The award is given to the man who best exemplifies the principles and practices of the founding father of Black America


Young Americans

June 30, 2009

Photographer Sheila Pree Bright talks about her project "Young Americans," a series of young people posed with the flag.
*VIDEO*


DANGEROUSNEGRO WINS MILLERCOORS URBAN ENTREPRENEURS PRIZE

June 30, 2009

With tees carrying clever, universal messages like “Smart is the New Gangsta,” dN|Be Apparel is winning over those concerned with the deterioration of social values in their community.


AILEYCAMP REACHES TEN CITIES NATIONWIDE AS IT MARKS TWO DECADES OF INSPIRING YOUTH

June 30, 2009

This summer students from 10 cities throughout the United States are invited to have a life-changing and meaningful experience at AileyCamp.


National Organization For Women Disappointed in Supreme Court's Session

June 30, 2009

It's what we have come to expect from the conservative majority on the Roberts Court. Had retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor still been on the court, instead of her...


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

June 30, 2009

The Day's Top Headlines on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
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Call to Action on Judge Sotomayor from NRA’s Past President

June 30, 2009



It’s okay for Government to ridicule Holy Bible

June 30, 2009



WE NEED MORE TIME!

June 30, 2009



Hatch on Sotomayor: 'I come at this wanting to vote for her'

June 30, 2009



Republicans Take Aim At Sotomayor After Supreme Court Reversal

June 30, 2009



Supreme Court decision in firefighter case unlikely to impact Sotomayor's confirmation

June 30, 2009



White House says high court's firefighters ruling shows Sotomayor follows judicial precedent

June 30, 2009



Is Judge Sotomayor Living In the Past?

June 30, 2009



African News Summary

June 30, 2009



Asian News Brief

June 30, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

June 30, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

June 30, 2009



ACLU Releases Racial Profiling Report

June 30, 2009



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