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July, 2009 Archive

Year-end evaluation findings for students participating in College For Every Student Program

July 01, 2009



Fate of US-born kid of illegal immigrants unclear

July 01, 2009



Year-end evaluation findings for students participating in College For Every Students

July 01, 2009



NEW YORK RECEIVES $252.7 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

July 01, 2009



BLACK IN AMERICA 2: Views of African-Americans Softening on Key Political, Cultural, Economic Issues

July 01, 2009



Civic Leaders Deliver Over 600 Handwritten Letters to Senator Robert Menendez

July 01, 2009



North Jersey Community Research Initiative Receives Grant from Office of Minority and Multicultural Health

July 01, 2009



HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS AND EVENTS OF THE CENTENNIAL NAACP CONVENTION

July 01, 2009



Teen Entrepreneur's Book Debut Sends Potential Business Owners 'Young? So What!' Message

July 01, 2009

"Young? So What!" is a well-written map offering directions of simple yet powerful messages that encourage people to seek success and not to stop until they find it.


SMALL BUSINESS FORUM IN PATERSON HOSTED BY NEW JERSEY CITIZEN ACTION

July 01, 2009



African Strategist Proposes A Bold Approach To Fixing Africa, Ahead Of African Union Summit

July 01, 2009



50+ Hispanic Workers: A Growing Segment of the U.S. Workforce

July 01, 2009



Masons’ spat over black inductee spills into court

July 01, 2009

There are a few prerequisites for anyone applying to be a Freemason: You must be a man, you can’t be a slave, you must have good character and you must have faith in a supreme being.


SUPREME COURT DELAYS DECISION IN TROY DAVIS CASE

July 01, 2009

The NAACP commends the Supreme Court's decision to give further consideration on whether to grant cert in the case of Troy Davis


Medgar Evers' Birthday to be Celebrated in Jackson Civil Rights Ceremonies

July 01, 2009

According to Stokes, a wreath-laying ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Medgar Evers


Ohio NAACP Hears Complaints About Police

July 01, 2009

The complaints ranged from intimidation to racial profiling. But Columbus NAACP President Noel Williams told 10TV News her group is particularly concerned over officer...


Racial Inequalities in Conviction and Sentencing

July 01, 2009

The United States continues to punish minorities, especially African Americans, who are arrested at rates far higher than Caucasians who are arrested


FLORIDA LAWMAKERS CONCERNED PORTABLE PEOPLE METER HARMS RADIO BROADCAST DIVERSITY

July 01, 2009

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners seeks to "ensure that the ratings methodology used by the Portable People Meter ratings system designed to measure radio...


MGM MIRAGE TECHNOLOGY EXPERT NAMED TO LIST OF ELITE BUSINESSWOMEN

July 01, 2009



The Essence Music Festival features top names in rap, hip-hop and R&B

July 01, 2009

The festival also presents a full slate of speakers during three days of free empowerment seminars at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

July 01, 2009

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


Group sends Sotomayor docs to Senate

July 01, 2009



Sotomayor's touted 'experience' a concern

July 01, 2009



New woes for Sotomayor

July 01, 2009



New York City bar: Sotomayor 'highly qualified'

July 01, 2009



Foes of Sotomayor emboldened by discimination case

July 01, 2009



SOTOMAYOR: YOU'RE ALL CLEAR, KID

July 01, 2009



Grassley to Sotomayor: Expect New Haven case questions

July 01, 2009



African News Summary

July 01, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

July 01, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

July 01, 2009



Oregon Attorney General Announces 'Three Key Legislative Victories'

July 01, 2009



Stay tuned on campaign funds, civil rights

July 01, 2009



Revs. Sharpton, Jackson Jockey for Position in Michael Jackson's Memorial Spotlight

July 01, 2009



Japanese American Citizens League Saddened at Passing of Todd Sato

July 01, 2009



Hispanic Leaders Demand President Obama Make Good on his Campaign Promise VIDEO

July 01, 2009



ACORN Uses Twitter to Get the Word Out On Making Home Affordable Program

July 01, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Congratulates Al Franken on Senate Victory

July 01, 2009



Obama Gives a Good Speech, But Will It Help Lt. Choi?

July 01, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Applauds D.C. Superior Court Decision

July 01, 2009



OVER $1 BILLION AWARDED TO JUMP-START AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONSTRUCTION

July 01, 2009



Obama: I'll Work to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' for Military Members

July 01, 2009



NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE 8TH ANNUAL LEADERS OF TOMORROW NATIONAL CASE COMPETITION

July 01, 2009



Director Gambrell To Announce $8 Million In Recovery Act Funding For Native Communities

July 01, 2009



CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN TO BEGIN DENOMINATION-WIDE CONVERSATION ON SEXUALITY

July 01, 2009



BAMcinématek presents fifth annual Afro-Punk Festival, July 3-8

July 01, 2009



Black Reporters on the Beat of Michelle Obama

July 02, 2009

Does Race Play a Role in Coverage? Most reporters write with enthusiasm, in some cases even admiration, about the first lady as a long-awaited role model for black


Police would rather pay settlement than change policy

July 02, 2009

The city rejected an offer to forego all monetary relief in exchange for the NYPD making changes to the search program.


Most diverse 'plebes' arrive at US Naval Academy

July 02, 2009

Academy officials have expanded recruiting for future officers into places they have had trouble attracting students, such as urban areas with larger minority populations, with the goal of balancing the disparity.


Civil Rights Struggle Preserved On New University of Rochester Web Site

July 02, 2009

Three nights of rioting left four people dead, 350 injured, and more than 800 arrested. But those disturbing July days also broke through the community's complacency


HERITAGE FESTIVAL TO FOCUS ON HEALTH DISPARITIES PLAGUING UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

July 02, 2009

The 8th Annual African American Heritage Festival expands efforts to eradicate health disparities in underserved communities by providing attendees with resources and


BLACK ENTERPRISE ANNOUNCES THE 40 BEST COMPANIES FOR DIVERSITY

July 02, 2009

The fifth annual listing of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity as featured in the July 2009 issue. The companies identified in this special report demonstrated strength and outperformed their peers in one or more of four key categories: board representation, employee base, senior management, and supplier diversity.


GLORIA STEINEM ENDORSES CY VANCE FOR MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY

July 02, 2009

Vance Unveils Comprehensive Plan to Combat Violence Against Women; Stresses Enforcement, Prevention, Education


Sotomayor Helped Hispanic Police Officers Challenge Promotions Exam

July 02, 2009



Some Natives see opportunity with Supreme Court nominee

July 02, 2009



Sotomayor’s Recusals Suggest Impartiality

July 02, 2009



Sotomayor Set Policy, Not Involved in Legal Briefs

July 02, 2009



Colorado Senator Michael Bennet predicts smooth sailing for Sotomayor

July 02, 2009



Legal group's records tell little about Sotomayor

July 02, 2009



Franken will grill Sotomayor on campaign finance

July 02, 2009



African News Summary

July 02, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

July 02, 2009



U.S. to Provide Antiviral Medication to Latin America and the Caribbean for Swine Flu Outbreak

July 02, 2009



HUD PROVIDES 2,500 HOUSING VOUCHERS TO KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER

July 02, 2009



Engendered Joins Activist Groups Around The World

July 02, 2009



Mom Notified Via Automated Message Son's Killer Released From Prison One Year After Sentencing

July 02, 2009



CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS' 2009 Multicultural Event

July 02, 2009



GLAAD Announces Project to Combat Homophobia in Virtual Communities

July 02, 2009



"HealthCare Remix" Roundtable on Reform

July 02, 2009



Judge refuses to toss lawsuit against Nevada gov.

July 02, 2009



Women Immigrants: The New Face of Migration in America

July 02, 2009



*VIDEO* 'Die-in' at gay pride parade

July 02, 2009



Is There a Connection between School Spending and Student Achievement?

July 02, 2009



Hip-hop bible Vibe closes

July 02, 2009



ANNIVERSARY OF TITLE VI REMINDS US THAT EVERY CHILD HAS THE RIGHT TO AN EDUCATION

July 02, 2009



Young Black Women Prone to Gain More Unhealthy Abdominal Fat than Hispanics

July 02, 2009



Anthony Woods’ commitment to truth makes him an unusual candidate for Congress

July 02, 2009



Reggae Sumfest 2009 To Be Dedicated To Michael Jackson

July 02, 2009



Supreme Court Slams Equal Employment Opportunity

July 02, 2009



Obama White House not appealing transgender ruling

July 02, 2009



Unitarians, UCC Elect Minorities as Presidents

July 02, 2009



UNITEDHEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL TO SPONSOR FIRST-EVER Â"ESSENCE HEALTH PAVILIONÂ"

July 02, 2009



Milwaukee minority firm counsels $1.5B Wisconsin bond sale

July 02, 2009



3 men beaten by Philly police cleared in shootings

July 02, 2009



Former Memphis Police Officer Sentenced to Life Plus 255 Years for Civil Rights Crimes

July 02, 2009



WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION SUIT FILED IN DEATH OF RONNIE L. WHITE

July 02, 2009



Human Rights Campaign "The Administration made the right decision," in Schroer v. Billington

July 02, 2009



Hispanic Health and Policy Research Focus of Conference in National Hispanic Heritage Month

July 02, 2009



EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY FOR "MAKING HOME AFFORDABLE" REFINANCING ANNOUNCED FROM HUD

July 02, 2009



Attorney General Appoints New Chief Immigration Judge

July 02, 2009



McDonald’s 365 Black Awards Celebrate African American Community and Business Leaders

July 03, 2009



A Call to Action: Empowering Asian Pacific American Voices

July 03, 2009



Police: Assault suspect targeted young Asian women

July 03, 2009



Civil Liberties Group Seeks Implementation of Bias Bullying Regs in Schools

July 03, 2009



Bias Suit a Test of Resolve for Hispanic Man

July 03, 2009



Tribal Leader in Arizona Pleads Guilty to Theft of $300,000 in Tribal Funds

July 03, 2009



Conyers couple under scrutiny for alleged bribe

July 03, 2009



Chicago Conference Highlights Plight of LGBT Ethnic Elders

July 03, 2009



Twenty-Nine-year-old man may have been targeted based on his sexual orientation

July 03, 2009



Navy investigates gay sailor's death in California

July 03, 2009



*VIDEO* Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on some of America's newest young black doctors

July 03, 2009



Claims of Racism & Young GOP Candidates Facebook Page

July 03, 2009



Study Reveals Lack of Board Diversity

July 03, 2009



Judge eyes quick action on Calif. gay marriage ban

July 03, 2009



NASA astronaut takes Twitter to space en Espanol

July 03, 2009

His twitter account is astro_jose. He has already started tweeting in both languages while training on the ground.


Obama's Reality On Civil Rights, Gay Rights

July 03, 2009



NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA URGES NATION’S LEADERS TO UPHOLD THE PROMISE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

July 03, 2009



Minority-health panel refocusing its resources under new leadership

July 03, 2009



Jobless rates for teens, especially Hispanics, skyrocket

July 03, 2009



Fla. justices: Crist can't reject judge nominees

July 03, 2009



Unequal pay and opportunity at city hall

July 03, 2009



Philly School Chief: Need for Black Male Teachers 'Overdue'

July 03, 2009



ARISE DETROIT! NEIGHBORHOODS DAY, MOTOWN’S GREAT NEW TRADITION, CONTINUES TO GROW

July 03, 2009



Impact still to come in firefighter ruling

July 03, 2009



Minorities Optimistic That American Dream Can be Achieved

July 03, 2009



National "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Tour Launch

July 03, 2009



BLACK CEO CREATES BUSINESS GUIDE FOR "GROWING A BUSINESS ON $363 A WEEK"

July 03, 2009



Immigrant high school student endures detainment

July 03, 2009



CHARTER SCHOOL'S FOUNDER LEADS NATIONAL "WALKATHON" FOR AFRICAN-CENTERED EDUCATION

July 03, 2009



IOUs spell uncertainty for Calif. small businesses

July 03, 2009

Without a balanced budget, the state controller's office says the treasury does not have enough cash to meet all its financial obligations. So IOUs were scheduled to....


THE TRAVELING IMMIGRANTS ART EXHIBIT 2009

July 03, 2009

Approximately 40 immigrant artists (artists who were displaced from their homelands) will participate in 4 exhibits throughout the metropolitan New York area, the first


4 decades later, freedom rider returns to Miss

July 03, 2009

She served her first three sweaty summer months for the breach-of-peace arrest in the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, now infamous for the beatings and other abuse Freedom Riders endured there.


Naval Academy Professor Challenges Rising Diversity

July 03, 2009

"First of all, we're dumbing down the Naval Academy. Second of all, we're dumbing down the officer corps."


Civil Rights Activist Dempsey Travis Dies

July 03, 2009

In 1960, Travis was instrumental in organizing Martin Luther King, Junior's civil rights march in Chicago. As president and founder of the Travis Realty Company, Travis created one of the largest black-owned businesses in America. He also produced twenty best-selling books as an author and publisher.


Global Action Project's July Events

July 03, 2009

In conjunction with the exhibition Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video, community organizations will screen their youth-produced films.


"Inside the FBI" Podcast Looks at Our Role in Indian Country Investigations

July 03, 2009

In this week's episode, Neal Schiff talks with Supervisory Special Agent Michelle Gruzs about the FBI's role in investigating various crimes in Indian communities around the United States


SOTOMAYOR WATCH

July 03, 2009

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


Documents Show Sonia Sotomayor's Group Opposed Pro-Life Judge Robert Bork

July 03, 2009



GOP, White House at odds on Sotomayor documents

July 03, 2009



Sotomayor's confirmation chances looking more bleak

July 03, 2009



Public Support for Sotomayor Falls After Supreme Court Reversal

July 03, 2009



Sotomayor In Context: Court's Conservative Bent

July 03, 2009



Sonia Sotomayor Rules in Favor of Fashion

July 03, 2009



Former Colleagues Come Out for Sotomayor

July 03, 2009



African News Summary

July 03, 2009



Asian News Summary

July 03, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

July 03, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

July 03, 2009



When color trumps Christianity

July 06, 2009



Hispanics have a wild card to play

July 06, 2009

The buying power of the Hispanic community is growing at a rate 50 percent faster than non-Hispanic, and Univision predicts it will hit $1 trillion by 2010


Bell Biv DeVoe to Headline 3rd Annual Global Fusion Festival

July 06, 2009

Among the highlights of the festival will be a FREE Concert, Saturday, July 18, noon to 8 p.m. at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing.


Help for Patients with a Difficult Blood Cancer

July 06, 2009



Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership Hosts Annual Meeting July 15-17

July 06, 2009

This year’s annual meeting includes unique perspectives from the presidents of Harvard University, Gettysburg College and University of Richmond; launching....


NILAJA SUN’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED "N O C H I L D..."

July 06, 2009

Written and performed by Nilaja Sun, this tour-de-force theatrical event received some of the most rhapsodic reviews when it received its world premiere at the Epic...


Pro Football Player, Dominic Rhodes, Announces His Great Shoe Bailout Helping Youth One Shoe at a Time

July 06, 2009

My own childhood story as a kid in a single family home where my mom could not afford new shoes for me and my siblings to go back to school left an undeniable impression upon me," states Rhodes. "


The diversity challenge

July 06, 2009

University of Missouri attempts to increase black enrollment. The black minority population on campus remains stubbornly below the percentage for the entire state...


TV One swipes CNN's Roland Martin for public affairs series

July 06, 2009

Martin will host a new weekly public affairs series that will focus on issues critical to the African Americans community.


Number of Black Male Teachers Belies Their Influence

July 06, 2009

Only 2 percent of the nation's 4.8 million teachers are black men, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


National Education Association panel focuses on education equity issues

July 06, 2009

—Noted leaders from ethnic minority communities joined more than 500 educators today for a spirited discussion on race, education and culture in America.


Demographics and ethnic factors play a role in attitudes toward physical activity

July 06, 2009

Hispanic parents did not value strenuous household chores for children of either sex. Families with more children valued chores more, and families with more education


African News Summary

July 06, 2009



Asian News Summary

July 06, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

July 06, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

July 06, 2009



Colin Powell says fellow Bronx native Sonia Sotomayor not a racist Read more

July 06, 2009



Department of Justice Tackles Gang Violence Using New Approach to an Old Theory

July 06, 2009



Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Launches Monthly Advice Column and Enhanced Spanish Web Site

July 06, 2009



Workforce Florida-Complete Failure to African American Communities

July 06, 2009



National "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Tour To Launch Wednesday

July 06, 2009



Oldest Hispanic organization in the U.S., and EPA working together to protect human health and environment

July 06, 2009



People Forced to Appear in Court Without Interpreters, Violating Federal Law

July 06, 2009



FORUM ON BROADBAND STIMULUS AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO BE HELD THIS MONTH

July 06, 2009



Parents value God, worry about money

July 06, 2009



American economy reversing immigration trend

July 06, 2009



Connecticut Construction Workers To Start Statewide Labor Protest

July 06, 2009



Intercession Marketing joins the ranks of Minority and Woman Owned Businesses

July 06, 2009



*VIDEO* Paid not to have sex

July 06, 2009



Wayne State University to conduct fun-filled math lesson for elementary students

July 06, 2009



Recession can't stop entrepreneurial spirit

July 06, 2009



Mexican University Names Library in Honor of Dr. Fabrizio Mancini

July 06, 2009



MINORITY BACKERS LIKE 'GOV. CUOMO'

July 06, 2009



Obama to visit Russia, where minorities live in fear

July 06, 2009



Open Letter to Potential LGBT Allies

July 06, 2009



Minorities up in local suburban schools

July 06, 2009



Even the King of Pop Stirs Racial Divide

July 06, 2009



Administration looks to crack down on Indian crime

July 06, 2009



Study Finds Gaps in Aid for Non-English Speakers in State Civil Courts

July 06, 2009



A test of legal logic for US civil rights

July 06, 2009



Memphis FBI Agents Help At-Risk Children

July 06, 2009



Oklahoma activist receives Human and Civil Rights Award

July 06, 2009



Largest minority-owned insurance broker names Former Barbados Diplomat Sales Coordinator

July 07, 2009



McGuireWoods Becomes First Law Firm to Â'AdoptÂ' Minority Corporate Counsel Association Mentoring Program

July 07, 2009



Michael Jackson Public Memorial

July 07, 2009

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WILL ADDRESS NAACP CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION July 11-16

July 07, 2009

New York is the birthplace of the NAACP, and it is only fitting that this great city be the host of our 100th Anniversary Convention


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 07, 2009

First Female cadets enrolled at West Point
July 7, 1976


American Women in Radio & Television Student Member Receives Educational Scholarship

July 07, 2009

Elly Park exemplifies the spirit of the Dove brand by committing her time and skill as a filmmaker to explore the many social issues that impact women today,” ...


RECORD-HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT MORE DRASTIC FOR MINORITY WORKERS

July 07, 2009

Minority workers have been disproportionately affected by the recession, with unemployment topping nearly 15% for African Americans and nearly 13% for Latinos in recent months.


Rights-information campaign launched by Colo. GLBT advocates

July 07, 2009

In a colorful marketing campaign, a new group of super characters is promoting awareness of Colorado laws protecting civil rights and equality.


CHICAGO WHITE SOX AGAIN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO NEGRO LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME

July 07, 2009

This summer marks 76 years since the first Negro League East-West All-Star Game was played at Old Comiskey Park in Chicago


Questions swirl around Conyers bribe plea

July 07, 2009

Prosecutors say there is no suggestion that U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., is connected to his wife’s bribery plea, but questions remain, analysts say.


Civil rights pioneer Littleton P. Mitchell, 90, dies

July 07, 2009

He devoted his life to racial equality in Delaware. In addition to serving as president of the state chapter of the NAACP for more than 30 years, he was a key figure


Program gives black teens taste of college

July 07, 2009

This is the second year for Drury's Summer Scholars program for black teens. It was started by three professors -- Bruce Callen, Peter Meidlinger and Mark Wood....


Backlash Continues Over Performance on BET Awards Show

July 07, 2009

"Lil Wayne is our brother who is a dynamic young man with a talent that is unquestionable. But as a husband and father of two girls, the message and explicit lyrics of this song are indeed questionable, and is deserving of our disapproval."


The Call to End Healthcare Disparities Takes Center Stage

July 07, 2009

Hosted by the Partnership for Quality Care and Congressional Tri-Caucus, the one-woman show examines the causes and consequences of healthcare disparities from a uniquely first-person perspective.


Quest for justice motivates trio of attorneys

July 07, 2009

When she was 12, Danelle Smith set a goal of becoming a lawyer. Nothing, she decided, would stand in her way.


African News Summary

July 07, 2009



Asian News Summary

July 07, 2009



Caribbean News Summary

July 07, 2009



Hispanic News Summary

July 07, 2009



Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Testifies on Getting America Running on Clean Energy

July 07, 2009



Helping Small Business Innovators through the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit

July 07, 2009



Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership Unveils New Book

July 07, 2009



Ohio State research: For older women with diabetes

July 07, 2009



D.C. Law Recognizing Out-of-Jurisdiction Marriages By Same-Sex Couples Takes Effect

July 07, 2009



Exemplary student chosen to receive Dr. Regina Lightfoot award

July 07, 2009



Civil Rights Leaders, Labor, and Faith Leaders March July 11 To Pass the Employee Free Choice Act

July 07, 2009



KANSAS STATE AFRICAN DANCE AND MUSIC ENSEMBLE TO FEATURE THE SOCIAL DANCE AND MUSIC OF GHANA

July 07, 2009



How Gay Marriage Recognition Works

July 07, 2009



Kent School District joins trend of minority students outnumbering whites

July 07, 2009



Nearly Two-in-Three Americans Oppose Making Spanish an Official Language

July 07, 2009



Mother and Daughter admit to looting, selling ancient Indian artifacts

July 07, 2009



Minority contractors push for work on new bridge

July 07, 2009



Why we need the Matthew Shepard hate crimes bill.

July 07, 2009



UA Scientists' Film Chronicles Minority Astronomers

July 07, 2009



Obama Threaded the Moral Needle of Latino Evangelicals in ’08

July 07, 2009



2009 MILLERCOORS A. PHILIP RANDOLPH MESSENGER AWARDS WINNERS

July 07, 2009



Tuan Nguyen and Paul Watanabe Selected for Census Bureau’s Asian Advisory Committee

July 07, 2009



Best Companies for Multicultural Women National Conference in NYC July 21-22

July 07, 2009



Former Florida State Corrections Officer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Assaulting an Inmate

July 07, 2009



NATION BENEFITS FROM A STRONGER GM, BUT CONSUMERS MUST BE PROTECTED IN PROCESS

July 07, 2009



Ethnic Healthcare Groups Prescribe Prevention and Access to Care

July 07, 2009



Much More than Bluegrass, Bourbon and Derby: Kentucky Celebrates Many Cultures

July 07, 2009



Montgomery Police officer pleads guilty to violating the civil rights of a mixed race couple

July 07, 2009



Groundbreaking Study on African American Cancer Survival Rates

July 07, 2009



Webinars: Women and Retirement Security Thursday

July 07, 2009



LOWER STANDARDS FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION SHORT-SIGHTED, DAMAGING TO STUDENT SUCCESS

July 08, 2009



Krispy Kreme fined $40,000 for immigration law violations

July 08, 2009



Recognizing Slave Laborers in the Construction of the United States Capitol

July 08, 2009



GLAAD Announces Panelists for Homophobia & Virtual Communities Panel

July 08, 2009



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Statement on Coup in Honduras

July 08, 2009



23RD ANNUAL 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA CONFERENCE

July 08, 2009



UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ESTABLISH YOUTH-DRIVEN ORGANIZATION WITH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

July 08, 2009



IN HISTORIC MOVE, PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF NYC ENDORSES CHRISTINE QUINN FOR REELECTION

July 08, 2009



Jury Convicts Aryan Warrior Gang Members in Federal Racketeering Case

July 08, 2009



Oganization of Chinese Americans Announces Unsung Heroes Awardees

July 08, 2009



City Council Moves to Launch Latino Cultural Center in Downtown Phoenix

July 08, 2009



NEDAP NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2009 NON-PROFIT EXCELLENCE AWARD

July 08, 2009



3rd ANNUAL GLOBAL FUSION FESTIVAL TO BE A SHOWCASE OF MUTICULTURAL TALENT

July 08, 2009



INTERNATIONAL DIVERITY RECOGNITION FIRM RELEASES RECIPIENTS OF CODY AWARDS

July 08, 2009



New Project Intends to Empower Impoverished Women

July 08, 2009

The workshops are meant help the women become more actively involved in the systems that make decisions about their lives and communities, Knox said.


Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality Are Not Driven by Estrogen Receptor Status Alone

July 08, 2009

Black women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have a higher probability of dying from the disease than white women, regardless of their estrogen receptor status...


Grammy-Award winner teams up with American Cancer Society

July 08, 2009

The foundation will host a pre-launch reception titled, “Cancers For A Cause,” at the W Atlanta Downtown on Wednesday, July 15, 2009


Survey shows racial disparity in 401k savings rate

July 08, 2009

A new study of 401(k) plans has revealed that black and Hispanic workers save significantly less for retirement and tap into their accounts more frequently than white...


Alberto Gonzales Brings Expertise, Experience to Texas Tech

July 08, 2009

Gonzales will assist both Texas Tech University and Angelo State University with recruiting and retaining first generation and underrepresented students.


Payday Loans Target Latinos, African Americans

July 08, 2009

Los Angeles may be a bustling metropolis that covers more than 460 sprawling square miles, but payday lending largely gets confined to the city’s black and brown.....


Indian education professional development grants awarded

July 08, 2009



Los Angeles detective from Rodney King trial kills self

July 08, 2009



Luminaries pay tribute to Michael Jackson as music, civil rights pioneer

July 08, 2009



Crisis of Deception: Fake Clinics Spread Misinformation on the Federal Dime

July 08, 2009



Supreme Court Upholds Students' Rights to Learn English

July 08, 2009

The Court rejected a challenge by Arizona’s Superintendent and others seeking to diminish the State’s role in affording ELL students the opportunity to learn English


Rockwell Collins Named a 2009 Best Diversity Company

July 08, 2009

The company was selected by readers and website visitors who were asked to identify the corporations, government agencies and other organizations in the U.S. who employ


CRIMINAL JUSTICE CYCLE MUST END: TIME FOR TREATMENT, NOT MORE PRISONS

July 08, 2009

In communities across America, citizens, public officials and civic leaders fight against the criminal justice cycle. It's the maddening sequence in which people are


Minorities are majority in 7 W. Wash. districts

July 08, 2009



Border violators behind bars: Minority becomes a majority

July 08, 2009



NAACP CENTENNIAL CONVENTION OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE CALLS FOR FAIR CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR JUDGE SOTOMAYOR

July 09, 2009

PRESIDENT OBAMA, SPEAKER PELOSI, MAYOR BLOOMBERG, RNC CHAIR MICHAEL STEELE, GOVERNOR PATERSON, ADDRESS BLACK AMERICA AT NAACP CONVENTION JULY 11-16


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 09, 2009

General Dwight D. Eisenhower appoints Florence Blanchfield to be a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army making her the first woman in U.S. history to hold permanent...


Voting Rights Groups Sue Indiana for Neglecting Low-Income Voters

July 09, 2009

Lawsuit filed today to force state social service agencies and election officials to comply with the National Voter Registration Act


Government Rescinds "No Match" Rule Harmful To Legal Workers

July 09, 2009

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced today that DHS would rescind the Social Security Administration (SSA) "no match" rule. The rule would have unlawfully used the error-ridden SSA database for immigration enforcement by requiring employers to fire workers who are unable to resolve discrepancies in their Social Security records.


Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in Massachusetts

July 09, 2009

The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century


AMERICAN LEGACY MAGAZINE HOSTS MULTICULTURAL EVENT

July 09, 2009

American Legacy, the magazine of African-American history and culture, will salute three extraordinary individuals at its Ninth Annual Multicultural Healthcare Awards...


BRIAN McKNIGHT TO PERFORM AT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS AWARDS

July 09, 2009

Brian McKnight is a man of remarkable talents who has the unique ability to reach millions of fans as both a musician and celebrated radio host," said NAB Executive Vice President of Radio John David


Sutherland Publishes 2008 Diversity Report

July 09, 2009



White Committee Chairmen Have Fewer Black Aides

July 09, 2009



Doctors Shortage Threatens to Undermine Health Care Reform

July 09, 2009



Congressman Ellison Introduces Credit Rating Agency Reform Bill

July 09, 2009



Link Between Migraines and Reduced Breast Cancer Risk Confirmed in Follow-up Study

July 09, 2009



Immigration: Focus Should Be on Comprehensive Reform

July 09, 2009



Sylvia Terry, Champion and Cheerleader for U.Va.'s African-American Students, Retires

July 09, 2009



What Happens to People of Color as They Age Out of Foster Care?

July 09, 2009



New Scholarship Directory for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students

July 09, 2009



Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act of 2009

July 09, 2009



$90 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Bolster Water Services in Indian Country and Create Jobs

July 09, 2009



U.S. House Holds Hearing on Need for Equal Employment Benefits for LGBT Federal Employees

July 09, 2009



Human Rights Campaign, Servicemembers United Launch National Tour to Repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell"

July 09, 2009



CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS' 2009 Multicultural Event

July 09, 2009



Departmant of Justice Brings Fraud Charges Against Former Charter School Board Members

July 09, 2009



Senators Mary Landrieu and Olympia Snowe Announced as "One Woman" National Business Conference Honorary Chairs

July 09, 2009



4th Annual National Conference for Minority-Owned Banks and Thrifts

July 09, 2009



Southern Poverty Law Center Founder Morris Dees to discuss domestic terrorism

July 09, 2009



Uncommon Detail Marks Rulings by Sotomayor

July 09, 2009



NAACP Centennial Convention

July 10, 2009

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July 10, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 10, 2009

*VIDEO* Monkey Trial begins
July 10,1925


Parents of minority children asked not to return to a private pool are considering legal action,

July 10, 2009

U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, a Pennsylvania Democrat, issued a statement calling the allegations “extremely disturbing” and said he was looking into the matter


Congress Veers Off Track and Does Not Have Comprehensive Immigration Solution

July 10, 2009

The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) is deeply troubled by anti-immigrant amendments that the U.S. Senate passed this week to its Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations bill to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


ANIKA NONI ROSE TO HOST AFROPOP PUBLIC TELEVISION SERIES

July 10, 2009

AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. An innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora,


Hispanic Communities in a Time of Crisis, The State of Latinos: Census 2010

July 10, 2009



Southern Poverty Law Center Urges Congress to Investigate Extremism in the Military

July 10, 2009



Women Immigrant Roundtable Tour -- July 13-17

July 10, 2009



CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY CHARGED WITH DISCRIMINATION AGAINST AFRICAN AMERICAN EMPLOYEES IN NATIONWIDE CLASS ACTION SUIT

July 10, 2009



Researcher Receives Grant to Increase Diversity in Graduate School Programs

July 10, 2009



Two Vanderbilt professors appointed to state civil rights commission

July 10, 2009



Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Caribbean American Heritage Month Resolution

July 10, 2009



Senate Overturns Obama Decision Wednesday To Rescind Flawed Bush "No-Match" Immigration Rule

July 10, 2009



SCORE Awards Celebrate America's Small Businesses

July 10, 2009



Congressman Hastings Amendments Bee-come Part of Ag Appropriations Bill

July 10, 2009



JACL THANKS CONGRESSMEN MIKE HONDA AND NORMAN DICKS

July 10, 2009



Cathy Hughes Refuses to Participate in House Judiciary Committee Hearings on Performance Rights

July 10, 2009



Pitt Professor Audrey Murrell Receives Award for Her Dedication to Advancing Small Business Interests

July 10, 2009



Sen. Boxer and Rep. Lee Work to Put More Police Officers on the Street

July 10, 2009



House Approves Job Creating Small Business Research Bill

July 10, 2009



U.S. House Holds Hearing on Strengthening School Safety

July 10, 2009



WOMEN’S HEALTH PRESENTS "ARE YOU GAME?" TOMORROW

July 10, 2009



LGBT Community Groups Seek to Intervene in Federal Challenge to Proposition 8

July 10, 2009



Judiciary Panel Releases Witness List for Sotomayor Hearing

July 10, 2009



The President in Africa

July 10, 2009



HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Discusses HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Proposal

July 13, 2009



First African-American to walk in space lands Thursday in Bloomington

July 13, 2009



Puerto Ricans in the United States

July 13, 2009



NATIVE AMERICAN AND ALASKA NATIVE ADVOCATES COME TO WASHINGTON TO CHANGE POLICIES

July 13, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 13, 2009

Live Aid draws 1.5 billion viewers


Black culture lights up Broadway’s Great White Way

July 13, 2009

When U.S. President Barack Obama took his wife, Michelle, to a Broadway play by African American playwright August Wilson about a black father’s search for freedom


Swim club offers olive branch after racism allegations

July 13, 2009

"As long as we can work out safety issues, we'd like to have them back"


MANDELA DAY CONCERT MOVED TO RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL JULY 16

July 13, 2009

STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS, WILL.I.AM, T-PAIN JOIN STAR-STUDDED LINEUP.


NEW E-BOOK REVEALS 500 BLACK BUSINESS SECRETS FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURS

July 13, 2009

In the book, Lee reveals hundreds of secrets and tips for authors, public speakers, bloggers, local businesses, national businesses, and more. He teaches them how to


African American Leaders call for Reparations to erase the past evils of slavery

July 13, 2009



Minority Broadcasters Unite to Urge Geithner to Aid Financially-Troubled Industry

July 13, 2009



The President in Africa: A New Moment of Promise

July 13, 2009



U.S. African Chamber of Commerce Congratulates President Obama for Visiting Africa

July 13, 2009



Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges

July 13, 2009



Obama Administration Announces Review, Extension of Immigration Program

July 13, 2009



Amendment Could Cause Unjust Termination Of U.S. Workers Lacking Photo ID, Says ACLU

July 13, 2009



Kellogg Foundation Funds $400,000 Grant to William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation

July 13, 2009



Americans for Limited Government Supports Vitter Hold on Obama Census Bureau Nominee

July 13, 2009



Court Rules D.C. Checkpoints Are Unconstitutional Major Victory for Civil Rights!

July 13, 2009



Weingarten, Duncan, Solis Featured at QuEST Educational Issues Conference

July 13, 2009



WHITE HOUSE BEGINS "COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS" WITH HISPANIC AMERICANS

July 13, 2009



NCLR URGES ADMINISTRATION AND CONGRESS TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

July 13, 2009



PRESIDENT OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP CONVENTION

July 13, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 14, 2009

July 14, 1798 Sedition Act becomes federal law


New Report on Black-White Achievement Gaps

July 14, 2009

How Black and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) provides detailed information on the size of the achievement gaps between Black and White students at both the national and state level and how those achievement gaps have changed over time.


Thurgood Marshall College Fund Releases 2008 Annual Report

July 14, 2009

The Report highlights the growth in fundraising, which surpassed $100 million in the 22-year history of the Fund. The strategic direction of the nonprofit organization


Kids from Underserved DC Neighborhoods Step Up To President Obama's Challenge

July 14, 2009



Former President Bill Clinton Supports the Freedom to Marry

July 14, 2009



*VIDEO* The Fight against HIV/AIDS infection among African Americans

July 14, 2009



Congresswoman Norton's Annual Job Fair Thursday

July 14, 2009



Velázquez Hosts Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing

July 14, 2009



Black in America 2 Explores Innovative Solutions to Challenges Facing Black Americans

July 14, 2009

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien’s 4-hour Documentary on July 22 & 23, and a Special Co-Produced with ESSENCE


Next Generation 'Urban Entrepreneurs' Saluted By MillerCoors

July 14, 2009



NEW REPORT TO HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR RACIAL JUSTICE IN HEALTH CARE REFORM

July 14, 2009



Broadway Stands Up for Freedom!

July 14, 2009



STATEMENT FROM INCOMING GLAAD PRESIDENT JARRETT BARRIOS ON BRÃœNO

July 14, 2009



ASIAN GROUPS SIGN COOPERATIVE MEMORANDUM

July 14, 2009



'With Us, Not to Us’ Major Educational Address Calls for Collaboration and Innovation

July 14, 2009



ACLU And Other Privacy Groups Ask Lawmakers To Oppose "Pass ID Act"

July 14, 2009



Call your Senator Toll Free To Urge Support of urge support for the Hate Crimes Prevention Act

July 14, 2009



Women Immigrants: The New Face of Migration in America

July 14, 2009



Risk For Hypertension and Kidney Disease Higher in Blacks

July 14, 2009



DAVID STEVENS SWORN IN AS HUD ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR HOUSING AND FHA COMMISSIONER

July 15, 2009



ANNUAL CONFERENCE IS LARGEST NATIONAL LATINO EVENT OF THE YEAR

July 15, 2009



CIVIL RIGHTS MUST BE A PRIORITY IN PROPOSED CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION AGENCY

July 15, 2009



Statement by Secretary Duncan on Black-White Achievement Gaps

July 15, 2009

This report makes clear that schools matter and when schools serving children of color are primarily staffed by less experienced, less effective teachers, the effects are tragic. The children most in need of great teaching to accelerate their learning are not being served adequately and in many cases, they are being denied their civil right to an education that prepares them to graduate high school prepared for college and careers


2009 National Urban League Conference July 29- Aug 1

July 15, 2009

More Than 4,000 People Converge in Chicago for Influential Thought Leaders, Experts, and Celebrities Expected to Attend Power-Packed Conference


Statue of "The Unknown Slave" in Capitol Visitors Center to be Created

July 15, 2009

In an effort to honor the slaves who helped build the United States Capitol, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Queens/L.I.) introduced legislation today that would create


Minority Lawyer Associations Form With Eyes on Diverse Judiciary

July 15, 2009

The new committee is the latest of at least three voluntary lawyer groups formed to better meet the needs of diverse lawyers.


Senate Hearing Today To Examine Problematic Real ID Act Of 2005

July 15, 2009



Hispanic Heritage Month 2009: Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

July 15, 2009



Secretary Sebelius Releases New Report: Highlighting WISEWOMAN program

July 15, 2009



CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION DEDICATES HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

July 15, 2009



Unequal Lives: Health Care Discrimination Harms Communities of Color

July 15, 2009



LA mayor’s aide becomes president of MALDEF

July 15, 2009



TriCaucus Encouraged by Health Reform Bill Introduced

July 15, 2009



Japanese American Citizens League Assists in Service Project at Memorial Site

July 15, 2009



Chamber’s Donohue Blasts Tax Hike on Small Businesses

July 15, 2009



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Applauds Confirmation of Census Director by Senate

July 15, 2009



More Defendants Sentenced in St. Croix Tribal Drug Investigation

July 15, 2009



HUD ANNOUNCES $113 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC HOUSING TRANSFORMATION, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION

July 15, 2009



Home Smoking Rules Tend to Vary by Race

July 15, 2009



Highlights From the President's Trip to Ghana

July 16, 2009



National Survey Indicates Minorities in America Twice as Likely to Be Diagnosed with Diabetes

July 16, 2009



YWCA to Honor LSU Office of Equity, Diversity and Community Outreach

July 16, 2009



*VIDEO* Generations of Slaves

July 16, 2009

CNN's Joe Johns reports on the roots of Michelle Obama ... a slave plantation in coastal South Carolina.


A Q&A with San Diego LGBT Pride Grand Marshal Cleve Jones

July 16, 2009

Jones, now 54, has become one of the most recognized leaders of the gay rights movement. He continues to advocate for HIV/AIDS education, treatment


FAA PLANS TO HIRE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER TRAINEES

July 16, 2009

We believe that diversity at the agency relates to the strength of our organization, and we encourage people who may not have thought of careers in aviation to apply,


New Obesity Data Shows Blacks Have the Highest Rates of Obesity

July 16, 2009

The racial and ethnic differences in the prevalence of obesity among U.S. adults are significant at both national and state level


Maya Angelou to Participate in Angelou Center Fundraiser

July 16, 2009

Angelou is an internationally renowned poet, author, civil-rights activist and Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University.


African American Life Depicted in Joint Exhibition

July 16, 2009



Judy Chu Has Historic Election to US Congress

July 16, 2009



Justice Not Yet Served One Year After Anti-Immigrant Hate Crime

July 16, 2009



Seventh Annual Best Companies for Multicultural Women National Conference

July 16, 2009



The Coming End of the Culture Wars

July 16, 2009



One Woman National Business Conference | Changing the Face of Business | Aug. 6-8

July 16, 2009



White House’s Tina Tchen Addresses Planned Parenthood Conference on Health Care Reform

July 16, 2009



Congresswoman Velázquez on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

July 16, 2009



Free Press Urges FCC Confirmations

July 16, 2009



Shooter Sentenced For Gunning Down Good Samaritan

July 16, 2009



ACLU Demands Disclosure Of New Parameters Immigration Enforcement Program

July 16, 2009



Philanthropic Giving By and For Women on the Rise, Study Finds

July 17, 2009



*VIDEO* THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH AT THE NAACP CENTENNIAL CONVENTION

July 17, 2009

In his rousing address, The President paid tribute to the civil rights pioneers who made his historic presidency possible


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 17, 2009

Confiscation Act approved
July 17, 1862


Vital Signs Exhibition Merges Modern-day Patterns with Tradition

July 17, 2009

Through powerful combinations of contemporary forms and Native American iconography, the works in the exhibition demonstrate the artist’s fascination


Brooklyn Museum's Celebrates the Caribbean

July 17, 2009

The West Indian-American Day Carnival Associationkicks things off with steel-pan music, stilt walkers, carnival costumes, and more on the Museum's plaza from 3 to 7 p.m.


NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL CONFERENCE!

July 17, 2009

Join Negro League baseball players, authors, and fans for the best black baseball conference in America


United States Olympic Committee Announces 2009 F.L.A.M.E. Program Participants

July 17, 2009

30 minority student leaders from colleges and universities across the country have been selected to attend the USOC's Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere


FAA PLANS TO HIRE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER TRAINEES

July 17, 2009

We believe that diversity at the agency relates to the strength of our organization, and we encourage people who may not have thought of careers in aviation to apply,”


CONGRESSMAN CARSON TO ATTEND INDIANA BLACK EXPO THIS WEEKEND

July 17, 2009



Homeland Security Continues Immigration Enforcement Program Without Meaningful Changes

July 17, 2009



California Under-employment Rate Reaches 16.2 Percent; 3.2 Million People

July 17, 2009



2009 Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner to Honor Commitment to Diversity

July 17, 2009



DEPARTMENT TO SHOWCASE WINNERS’ WORKS FROM NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT ARTIST COMPETITION

July 17, 2009



Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Clears Key Senate Hurdle

July 17, 2009



New CDC Report: Blacks are most obese group

July 17, 2009



Researchers Uncover Genetic Variants Linked to Blood Pressure In African-Americans

July 17, 2009



House Passes Funding Boost for Small Business Administration

July 17, 2009



Hastings’ Amendment to Financial Services Appropriations Bill Passes House

July 17, 2009



THE EMPOWERMENT HOUR ONLINE UNIVERSITY Saturday, July 18th

July 17, 2009



CNN Black in America 2 to include the African Immigrant Story In America

July 17, 2009



AEG MENTORS AWARD WINNING MINORITY OWNED EVENT MANAGEMENT FIRM

July 17, 2009



SECRETARY DONOVAN ANNOUNCES $360 MILLION IN RECOVERY ACT GRANTS

July 17, 2009



Eight Defendants Arrested In St. Croix Tribal Land Drug Investigation

July 20, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 20, 2009


Sitting Bull surrenders
July 20, 1881


Women’s Concerns Often Missing in Health Care Debate

July 20, 2009

Women are more likely to use health care services throughout their lives, but on average, are paid less than men


*VIDEO* Being black in America

July 20, 2009

Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses the effect of the first African-American president and what has changed in the past 25 years.


Starbucks Partners with Fair Winds Trading to Bring Hand Crafted African Products to U.S. Stores

July 20, 2009

World leaders including President Obama, who addressed the topic of economic stability during his recent trip to Ghana, continue to place a spotlight on the opportunities that exist in Africa and the continents importance on the world stage


KC civil rights activist Alvin Sykes tapes his life's story for C-SPAN

July 20, 2009

Sykes succeeded in getting both the House and the Senate to pass the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Act, which will fund investigations into unsolved murders


Cuban American selected as astronaut

July 20, 2009

Serena María Auñón was selected last month, along with eight other astronauts, for the next several space missions of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


A Film to Help Black Boys and Young Black Men

July 20, 2009

Filmmakers decide to giveaway FREE 86 minute documentary, to help young Black men, who according to statistics, 1 in 3 black male children born in the U.S.A. this decade will spend some time in prison.


Drugs, Murder, Race, and Harvard

July 20, 2009

Chanequa Campbell rose from Brooklyn's gritty Bed-Stuy neighborhood to the pinnacle of the ivy league. Then somebody died in her dorm


Macomb Oakland University Incubator celebrates grand opening

July 20, 2009



Applications Requesting $9.8 Million of the Native American CDFI Assistance Program Received

July 20, 2009



TREASURY ANNOUNCES SANCTIONS OF MEXICAN DRUG LORDS

July 20, 2009



First Lady of Ghana to Speak at Project C.U.R.E. First Ladies’ Luncheon

July 20, 2009



2010 Census Promotional Videos Win Numerous Awards

July 20, 2009



Donna Brazile to Speak with African American Elected Officials in Hartford

July 20, 2009



Georgia Temp Company Owner Agrees to Plead Guilty to Making False Statement to U.S. Small Business Administration

July 20, 2009



JOHN SILVANUS WILSON, JR. APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INITIATIVE ON HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

July 20, 2009



Mayor of District of Columbia welcomes World Diversity Leadership Summit

July 20, 2009



Obama Addresses Range of Issues Facing Black America During Black Media Roundtable

July 20, 2009



Romantic Comedy Returns and Opens First Show to Women Advocacy Groups

July 20, 2009



Human Rights Campaign Statement on Guilty Verdict in Lateisha Green Murder Trial

July 20, 2009



PLANNED PARENTHOOD HONORS 2009 PPFA MAGGIE AWARD WINNERS

July 20, 2009



DIVERSITY TOPICS TO BE EXPLORED AT AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING

July 20, 2009



BLACK BOYS OF DISTINCTION HOST PROJECT I CAN 2 2009 SYMPOSIUM

July 20, 2009



NAACP Theatre Awards

July 20, 2009



BLACK IN AMERICA 2 on CNN STARTS WED 8PM ET

July 21, 2009

The 2009 initiative will focus on emerging leaders, innovative community programs and business ventures that are addressing the most persistent and pressing issues


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 21, 2009

The "Trial of the Century" draws national attention
July 21, 1925


GROUND-BREAKING DOCUMENTARY, HAPPILY EVER AFTER: A POSITIVE IMAGE OF BLACK MARRIAGE

July 21, 2009

Happily Ever After challenges negative stereotypes and promotes positive images surrounding marriage and parenting in the black community. While many media outlets


Extraordinary African American Women Celebrated in Interactive Exhibit

July 21, 2009

These stories of courage and commitment are among the many featured in Freedom’s Sisters; a collaboration between Ford Motor Company, the Cincinnati Museum Center


KLBJ/Austin Cancels Todd and Don Show Over Slur

July 21, 2009

Don Pryor said on his show that the first mistake he made was using the term in the first place.


Cheap food has high cost for kids

July 21, 2009

The growing rates of childhood obesity are leading to more serious problems, especially in minority children


POOR HEALTH CARE ACCESS NOT TO BLAME FOR HIGH DEATH RATES AMONG MINORITIES

July 21, 2009

Low breast cancer screening and survival rates for American Indian and Alaska native women have more to do with cultural beliefs than with barriers such as access


*VIDEO* Correcting the Record on Race

July 21, 2009

From The Rachel Maddox Show Maddox clarifies the incorrect statements made by Pat Buchanan during a lively debate on her show


U. S. Coast Guard, Northrop Grumman lay keel for 3rd National Security Cutter

July 21, 2009



Worker Verification Only Works in A Working Immigration System

July 21, 2009



Senate Subcommittee To Examine Electronic Employment Verification

July 21, 2009



NOW Hails Reintroduction of the Equal Rights Amendment

July 21, 2009



U.S. SEC. OF ED. TO BE JOINED BY FIRST LADY’S MOTHER, FOR "READ TO THE TOP!" EVENT

July 21, 2009



Justice Department Hosts Conference Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 21, 2009



Entrepreneurship Camp for Native American Youth Now Underway

July 21, 2009



Bronx Community’s Civil Rights Campaign Alleging Discrimination at 3 Major NYC Hospitals

July 21, 2009



Reputed Los Angeles Gang Member Apprehended in Mexico

July 21, 2009



Center for Economic Policy and Research Statement on the Increase of the Minimum Wage

July 21, 2009



U.S. House Committee Explores Employment Ideas For NYCHA Residents

July 21, 2009



MOCHA MOMS, INC. TO HOST 2009 NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CHICAGO

July 21, 2009



Census Bureau Reports Show Significant Increases Among Hispanic, Black and Young Voters

July 21, 2009



BLACK IN AMERICA 2 on CNN STARTS TONIGHT 9PM ET

July 22, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 22, 2009

Lincoln tells his cabinet about Emancipation Proclamation
July 22, 1862


*VIDEO* For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.

July 22, 2009

A remake of Ntozake Shange's choreo poem on the black woman's life


EIGHTH ANNUAL "BLACK WOMEN ON WALL STREET" LIGHTS PATH TO PROSPERITY FOR DIVERSE EXECUTIVES

July 22, 2009

For the eighth year in a row, "Black Women on Wall Street" showcased inspirational profiles of successful women of color with the authenticity and high-energy that has marked the event since its inception


Human Rights Campaign, Servicemembers Bring National Tour to Repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" to Philadelphia

July 22, 2009

The national tour highlights the discriminatory law that hurts military readiness and national security while putting American soldiers fighting overseas at risk


As Immigrants Move In, Americans Move Up

July 22, 2009

Congress and President Obama may tackle the controversial issue of immigration reform as soon as the fall of 2009


Hip Hop Weekly Wins "Best Magazine" at 2009 Urban Music Awards Celebration

July 22, 2009

Beats Out The Source, Vibe and XXL to Claim the #1 Spot!


EXECUTIVE TRACI BLACKWELL PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, CURRENT PROGRAMMING AT THE CW

July 22, 2009

Blackwell's appointment comes on the heels of her success overseeing some of The CW's highest-rated shows, including breakout hit drama 90210, One Tree Hill


Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund Endorse Anthony Woods For U.S. Congress

July 22, 2009



2009 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, to be held July 25-28

July 22, 2009



Governors Cite Positive Impact of Family Planning on WomenÂ's Health

July 22, 2009



Nature of Immigration Debate Changes

July 22, 2009



2009 African American History and Culture Grants Announced

July 22, 2009



NY, NJ immigration raids violated rights

July 22, 2009



OCA Honors Diverse Group at Gala Awards Banquet

July 22, 2009



Iowa Civil Rights Commission Announces Two Fair Housing Studies for Summer 2009

July 22, 2009



NATIONALLY RENOWNED EXPERTS DOMINATE SLATE OF SPEAKERS FOR 3rd ANNUAL WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE

July 22, 2009



The Human Rights Campaign Joins ¡Ya Es Hora! to Help Latino/a Residents Become Citizens

July 22, 2009



Legislators Walk Toward a Common Cause

July 22, 2009



DETAILS MATTER IN ADVANCING COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

July 22, 2009



Report on U.S.-Mexico Migration Trends

July 22, 2009



$3 MILLION GRANT CONTINUES LESBIAN HEALTH RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

July 22, 2009



Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination in Alabama

July 22, 2009



Treatment of Lesbian Couple at Catfish Derby Lands Lions Club a Warning from Lambda Legal

July 22, 2009



Open Letter From Newly Elected President of NOW

July 22, 2009



Business Owners Welcome Minimum Wage Increase

July 22, 2009



NEW REPORT: Two-thirds of persons serving life sentences are racial and ethnic minorities

July 22, 2009



BLACK IN AMERICA 2 on CNN

July 23, 2009

Tomorrow’s Leaders will focus on solutions aimed at developing African-American leaders of tomorrow


Child Welfare: Live Webcast

July 23, 2009

Uniting Leadership, Policy, and Research to Serve Vulnerable Children and Families”
Friday 9-11AM ET


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 23, 2009

The 12th Street riot
July 23, 1967


Despite Law Firm Efforts, Women of Color Still Face Workplace Challenges

July 23, 2009

According to Catalyst’s Women of Color in U.S. Law Firms, women of color face complex barriers compared to other groups that may significantly decrease job satisfaction and increase the intent to leave their current firm


CDC Report finds obesity highest among American Indians, Hispanics and other minorities

July 23, 2009



GRANTS AWARDED TO SUSTAIN HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

July 23, 2009

The project, called "Building Collections, Building Services, and Building Sustainability III: A Sustainable Framework for the HBCU Library Alliance," will expand


Americans for Limited Government Applauds DeMint Hold on Arturo Valenzuela

July 23, 2009

Jim DeMint is to be commended for standing against this arrogant and errant Ivy Tower elitist." Bill Wilson, president ALG


ONE WOMAN'S FIGHT...TO SAVE THE AMERICAN DREAM

July 23, 2009

The dream of homeownership resonates all over the world from the smallest villages to the largest cities. It is a dream that we seek


Plans to Improve Small Business Lending Floated

July 23, 2009



COMMON STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MUST INCLUDE COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

July 23, 2009



Florida Atlantic in Top 100 in Producing Undergraduate Degrees for Minorities

July 23, 2009



Obama Health Care Bill Contains Race Preferences

July 23, 2009



Colorado Department of Public Health Report: Disparities in minority health

July 23, 2009



Congressional Progressive Caucus Will not support a weakend public option

July 23, 2009



Macomb-Oakland University Incubator receives small business aid

July 23, 2009



Latinos are changing the nature of American religion

July 23, 2009



Gender Trumps Race at the Workplace

July 23, 2009



In Victory for Black Firefighters, FDNY Hiring Practices Ruled Racially Discriminatory

July 23, 2009



Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks at the National Black Prosecutors Association’s Profiles in Courage Luncheon

July 23, 2009



Child Welfare:

July 23, 2009

LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST FRIDAY 9-11AM ET Uniting Leadership, Policy, and Research to Serve Vulnerable Children and Families”


Oral Roberts University Signs Agreement With the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

July 23, 2009



NEW LAB TEST HELPS PREDICT KIDNEY DAMAGE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS

July 23, 2009



NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA CONFERENCE STARTS TOMORROW

July 24, 2009

The NCLR Annual Conference consists of four days of the most thorough and cutting-edge workshops addressing critical issues in the Hispanic community


Black in America: Resources & Links

July 24, 2009

A list of local and national organizations and programs designed to address many of the issues raised in "CNN Presents: Black in America 2" and "CNN & Essence: Reclaiming the Dream." Some of the people or guests featured in the programs are involved in some of these organizations.


Marlins reach out to black-owned businesses

July 24, 2009

The 500-member Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, the NAACP and the Florida Marlins will host a networking event for local black-owned businesses and contractors seeking work at Miami’s new $640 million baseball stadium


Human Rights Watch Identifies Outstanding Treaties That The US Should Sign

July 24, 2009



*VIDEO* Black in the White House

July 24, 2009

Dan Lothian reports on young African Americans who are power players in the Obama White House.


Racial Profiling, Gates and Obama

July 24, 2009



Does your doctor judge you based on your color?

July 24, 2009

It's absolutely proven through studies that a black man and a white man going to the hospital with the same complaint will be


Officer Tells His Side of The Story in Gates Arrest

July 24, 2009

"I have nothing to apologize for," police Sgt. James Crowley said.


Small business and health reform

July 24, 2009



NAACP ANNOUNCES THEATRE AWARD PLANS

July 24, 2009

This year’s distinguished honorees include: Audra McDonald (Tony Award-Winner/Grammy Award-Winner) for Trailblazer Award, Tichina Arnold


CAMPAIGN FOR HIGH SCHOOL EQUITY... WITH STUDENTS OF COLOR IN MIND

July 24, 2009

Even though our kids represent the fastest-growing segment of public school students, communities of color are still frequently left out of the process of defining academic success in our country


2009 National Urban League Conference July 29- Aug 1

July 24, 2009



The Resource Sentinel Calls for Investigations

July 24, 2009



Chamber Wants High Court to Review Immigration Law

July 24, 2009



NEW HUD COMMITTEE SENIOR ADVISOR APPOINTED

July 24, 2009



U.S. House Approves $800,000 for Brooklyn Projects

July 24, 2009



Civil-rights groups oppose state police's dual role

July 24, 2009



Changes eyes on judicial nominations

July 24, 2009



Alberto Gonzales hopes for 'fair, objective' evaluation

July 24, 2009



Women 101: World wide factoids

July 24, 2009



MGM MIRAGE RECOGNIZED BY URBAN LEAGUE

July 24, 2009



Lutherans Begin 'Dirty Work' in New Orleans

July 24, 2009



Congressional Black Caucus on Racial Profiling

July 24, 2009



1st Annual Gathering of Funders Concerned About AIDS

July 24, 2009



Idaho Men Convicted for Federal Hate Crime Assault

July 24, 2009



Tour to Repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" comes to Trenton

July 24, 2009



E-Verify and Immigration: Program Needs Improvement

July 24, 2009



LAWYER TO RECEIVE INTL HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

July 24, 2009



Youth of Color Discuss Racism, Celebrate Diversity

July 24, 2009



Coalition is Proud of Diverse Membership

July 27, 2009



The Women Gather to Celebrate Freedom’s Sisters

July 27, 2009



Iowa Civil Rights Commission to Conduct Survey and Public Forums on Status of Fair Housing in Iowa

July 27, 2009



Mother and Son Convicted of Harboring Illegal Alien

July 27, 2009



MISS BLACK USA PAGEANT COMING TO FLORIDA

July 27, 2009



Friends of Iowa Civil Rights, Inc. Calls for Nominations

July 27, 2009



HUD Charges Housing Complex With Discriminating Against Persons Needing Service Animals

July 27, 2009



HBO RANKS HIGHEST IN THIRD ANNUAL "GLAAD NETWORK RESPONSIBILITY INDEX"

July 27, 2009



Growing Up in High-Poverty Neighborhoods PEW Report

July 27, 2009

a new report authored by New York University sociologist, Patrick Sharkey, that explores the degree to which neighborhood poverty rates explain the black-white downward


*VIDEO* Racial Issues in America

July 27, 2009

Author Nathan McCall has written three books on racial issues in America. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talked to him.


Cries of reverse discrimination build to a chorus

July 27, 2009

More and more whites — weary of a generation of minority racial preferences, fighting for scraps in a feeble economy, feeling the sting of skin color as a disadvantage — are joining minorities in crying foul


Camp Aims to Spark Girls' Visions of Careers in Science, Math

July 27, 2009

They may think the FBI operates in the real word like it does on TV in “CSI,” but they’ll find out it doesn’t quite work that way when they gather forensic


Jamaica JAMS Arts & Music Summer Festival

July 27, 2009

Attracting upwards of 150,000 people. The JAMS festival showcases the diverse cultural and ethnic talents, foods, arts & crafts of the Borough of Queens, promoting family and Youth centered activities, the work of Collaborative members,


Minorities hired but not advanced

July 27, 2009

“The disparate impact of the exam stems from the way it’s administered - it’s a written exam, and at the end of the day, you don’t have enough minority candidates to choose from.


BET Series Showcases Rising Talent

July 27, 2009

Each episode chronicles the artists’ lives both at home and on the road with candid commentary capturing their passions, motivation and inspiration.


Vanderbilt astronomer receives $50,000 fellowship to further racial equality

July 27, 2009

The Alphonse Fletcher, Sr. Fellowship was modeled on the Guggenheim Fellowship and its purpose is to fund work on race relations or African American culture.


Act Could Restore Right to Vote for Millions

July 27, 2009



Scholarships Awarded for Minority and Female Students

July 27, 2009



Drug lowered Blood Sugar and Weight in African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes

July 27, 2009



The Presidednt Clarifies His "Acted Studildy" Comments

July 27, 2009



NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS

July 27, 2009



Feds Need to Re-Think Charter School Policy

July 27, 2009



Critical Civil Rights Bill Introduced

July 27, 2009



CY VANCE ANNOUNCES IMMIGRANT PROTECTION PLAN

July 27, 2009



Minorities embrace internet via handheld devices

July 27, 2009



Combating Gangs
A New Report From US Government Accountabiity Office

July 27, 2009



2009 National Urban League Conference

July 28, 2009

Wednesday & Thursday's Schedule of Events
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THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 28, 2009

14th Amendment adopted
July 28, 1868


Citing Safety Concerns, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute stops clinical trial

July 28, 2009

The trial began testing a drug treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell disease.


Significant Number of Kids Experience Family Homelessness

July 28, 2009

11 percent of African-American fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives


Xavier University Ranks High in Diverse Issues Annual Report

July 28, 2009

In its annual "Top 100 Undergraduate Degree Producers" issue (June 2009), the magazine shows Xavier once again ranking first in the nation in the number of African


Trial Date Set: Forced Busing and Race-Based Redistricting

July 28, 2009

A federal judge has scheduled a trial on August 3 to consider a request for a preliminary injunction in the case of nine African American students who are suing the Lower Merion School District over a controversial


Jury finds in favor of South Florida hospital that deported immigrant

July 28, 2009

Health care and immigration experts across the country have closely watched the court case in the sleepy coastal town of Stuart


$2.25 BILLION IN RECOVERY ACT FUNDS NOW AT WORK

July 28, 2009



2009 Viva Dallas! Hispanic Expo Aug 8 & 9

July 28, 2009



Analysis Finds Growing Support for Same-Sex Marriage

July 28, 2009



Small Businesses, Doctors Oppose Some Health Overhaul Proposals

July 28, 2009



Study: Newspapers located closer to the Mexican border slant news coverage of immigration

July 28, 2009



$850K O.K.’d for NY-12 Job Training & Health Initiatives

July 28, 2009



Rosa Gumataotao Rios Confirmed as US Treasurer

July 28, 2009



House Oversight Committee Report Vindicates ACORN 8

July 28, 2009



Croff Enterprises, Inc. Closes Merger and Will Change Name to America's Minority Health Network, Inc.

July 28, 2009



Private Equity Investment Can Play Critical Role in Minority Businesses and Communities

July 28, 2009



The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership Unveils New Book

July 28, 2009



Free NY 2009 Jazzmobile Summer Concert Schedule

July 28, 2009



Obama, Gates, Crowley Likely to Meet

July 28, 2009



African-Americans Have Higher Risk of Many Cancers According to New Report

July 28, 2009



Are Minority Channels Coming Soon?

July 28, 2009



CDC Awards Weight of the Nation Awards

July 29, 2009



United Health Foundation announces Diverse Scholars Initiative

July 29, 2009



Wyman Scholars Endowment establishes scholarship for under-served youth

July 29, 2009



Women's Business Owners Stand by Health Insurance but Cut Back on Coverage

July 29, 2009



Congressional Hearing Today: To Establish National Park Sites to Commemorate the Life of Harriet Tubman

July 29, 2009



Howard sorority president sued over $900,000 wax statue of herself

July 29, 2009



AFRICA RETURNS TO GOVERNORS ISLAND

July 29, 2009



Minimum wage not an option but the law

July 29, 2009



Grants will boost energy efficiency, create jobs in Native American communities

July 29, 2009



Los Angeles Calls Secretary Napolitano to Task

July 29, 2009



Small Business Committee Chair on Health Care Bill

July 29, 2009



Relief for Homeowners through Loan Modifications

July 29, 2009



Congressman Hastings Expresses Regret Over Capsized Boat Carrying Nearly 200 Migrants

July 29, 2009



NYC Television’s First Block of Educational Programming in Spanish Officially Launched

July 29, 2009



Organization of Chinese Americans To Honor Kraft Foods, Inc. at Convention

July 29, 2009



Study Says Pregnant Women Are More Severely Impacted by Swine Flu

July 29, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 29, 2009

Chang-Rae Lee's birthday
July 29, 1965


Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant!

July 29, 2009

This will not only be the pageant's "Sweet Sixteen" celebration, but the young participants now have very special real life role models to look up to with Sasha and Malia Obama in the White House!


Report Highlights Need for Racial Justice
in Health Care Reform

July 29, 2009



Hastings Withdraws 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Amendment to DoD Appropriations Bill

July 29, 2009

“I realize that this issue is considered controversial. But, it shouldn’t be. The vast majority of Americans not only support the inclusion of gay service members in the military


3 Buffalo Soldiers reburied at national cemetery

July 29, 2009

Members of the Tucson-based Arizona Buffalo Soldiers Association, in full period dress, served as pallbearers. Later, they sang a rendition of the calvary song "Boots and Saddles," as about 100 people, including veterans and government officials, watched on


2009 KIDS COUNT Data Book Shows 900,000 More Children Living in Poverty

July 29, 2009

What’s also very important about this year’s Data Book is the specialized information based on race, ethnicity and geography


First Native American Woman US Attorney Resigns

July 29, 2009

As the U.S. Justice Department's lead interlocutor with Arizona's tribal nations and a nationally recognized expert in Indian Country criminal justice issues


African Americans Lost Ground on Fortune 500 Boards

July 30, 2009



Slight Decline in Number of Women Lawyers Leading Fortune 1000 Companies Reported

July 30, 2009



ACLU Drops Community Education Partners From Lawsuit

July 30, 2009



City of Newark to Launch African Diaspora Celebration

July 30, 2009



Houston Black Book Presents In The Black II

July 30, 2009



Prostate Cancer Screening and Trust of Physician Evaluated

July 30, 2009



New Radio Talk Show for Small Business Launched

July 30, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

July 30, 2009

Chief Pocatello signs peace treaty July 30, 1863


COUNCILMEMBER DE BLASIO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION

July 30, 2009

The bill will create a division within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene specifically to address the issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in New York City.


Civil Rights History Forgotten at Landmark

July 30, 2009

...at one point, it was the heart of the sanitation strike that brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Memphis. Now, labeled an eyesore, the church sits boarded up


Small Business Administration New Report Findings:

July 30, 2009

Additional Steps Should Be Taken to Address Reforms to the Disaster Loan Program and Improve the Application Process for Future Disasters


Holocaust Shooter Indicted for Murder and Hate Crimes

July 30, 2009

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Four of the counts in the indictment also are


Praises for Bringing Federal Civil Rights and Hate Crime Charges Against James Von Brunn

July 30, 2009

These additional indictments capture the enormity of the alleged shooter's attack on the Holocaust Museum and makes it unmistakably clear that this was a murder carried out in the commission of a hate crime


How Diverse is Corporate America?

July 30, 2009

Institute at Pitt will tackle the topic and will create suggestions to combat the problem in Pittsburgh


Consumer Guides in Spanish Released

July 30, 2009

New Spanish-Language Consumer Guides Compare Treatments For Depression, Prostate Cancer and Other Conditions


Working With The Right People, Latina Empowerment Series In Texas

July 30, 2009



OBAMA TO NOMINATE BENJAMIN TUCKER TO TRIBAL AFFAIRS OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY

July 30, 2009



Statement of Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez on the Passing of Olga Méndez

July 30, 2009



New Message Testing for Immigration Narrative

July 30, 2009



Hastings Receives '2009 Defenders of Freedom Award’

July 30, 2009



Efforts to Support Adult English Language Learning Need More Coordination

July 30, 2009



Comprehensive census of game characters finds minorities invisible or underrepresented

July 30, 2009



HEAD OF EWING MARION KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION TO SPEAK AT AFREECON

July 30, 2009



Focus on Qualifications, Not Weight

July 30, 2009



"Boys of BELL" program designed to support Black and Latino boys

July 30, 2009



*VIDEO* Is race dialogue possible?

July 31, 2009

CNN.com's Blogger Bunch looks at whether Americans can objectively talk about the issues of race.


Bias suit by black US Capitol officers revived

July 31, 2009

"It's a great day, and I'm thankful," said Sharon Black-Malloy, a leader of the black officers who retired as a lieutenant on the force two years ago


Race Has Role in Incidence, Survival of Rare Brain Tumor

July 31, 2009

The incidence of a rare and deadly tumor called primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is two times higher in black Americans, ages 20 to 49, than in white Americans, according to a Mayo Clinic


Young Black Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience

July 31, 2009

“I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of these young women. Their experiences in South Africa will enable


Women's eNews Receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

July 31, 2009

The grant will be used to continue its investigative reporting on the underlying causes for the high African-American maternal and infant mortality rates.


Driving While Black

July 31, 2009

A study of Illinois traffic-stop data shows that police are more likely to ask to search cars driven by African-Americans—but whites are more likely to have contraband.


The LatinVision Business Networking Event August 13

July 31, 2009



City Hall Ceremony opens three-day African cultural and sports festival

July 31, 2009



Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Hosts 39th Annual Legislative Conference

July 31, 2009



Lutheran Youth Organization Developes Leadership During Civil Rights Tour

July 31, 2009



Dobbs & Beck stoke fears of black president

July 31, 2009



Texas Gang Member Pleads Guilty

July 31, 2009



Minority Business Enterprise: Energizing The American Economy August 13 & 14

July 31, 2009



National Public Radio Uncovers "Emerging Voices" of African Culture August 3-7

July 31, 2009



Legislation to Regulate Immigration Detention System Introduced in Senate

July 31, 2009



Presidential Medal of Freedom Honors Pioneers

July 31, 2009



Single-Payer Health Care Would Benefit Women

July 31, 2009



"No Excuses" campaign demands equality

July 31, 2009



CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IMPACTS QUALITY OF LIFE

July 31, 2009



House Approves $1.5 Million for Red Hook Small Business

July 31, 2009



Iowa Civil Rights Commission to Hold Fair Housing Forum

July 31, 2009



NEW STUDY FINDS SIGNS OF OPTIMISM IN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND HISPANIC COMMUNITIES

July 31, 2009



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