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Giving US Immigrant Students a Pass

August 03, 2009

*VIDEO*
MSNBC Series Installment
"We The People"


Latina Empowerment Series August 5

August 03, 2009



Immigrant Detainee Rights Are Routinely, Systematically Violated, New Report Finds

August 03, 2009



Attorney General Holder Appoints New Member to the Board of Immigration Appeals

August 03, 2009



Obama Nominates Nguyen to U.S. District Court

August 03, 2009

She was the first Vietnamese American woman to serve on the California bench, and will be the first Vietnamese American to serve as an Article III federal judge if confirmed by the Senate.


McCain to GOP: Reach out to Hispanics

August 03, 2009

“On the issue of the Hispanic voter, we have to do a lot more,” McCain said in an interview on CNN’s State of the Union. “We Republicans have to recruit and


Hispanic Publishers Have High Hopes

August 03, 2009



Researchers seek breast tissue from Hispanics

August 03, 2009

Cancer researcher Ivanesa Pardo says breast cancer develops and spreads differently in Latina women, who are 2.7 times more likely to have an advanced cancer than women of other races.


Wis. same-sex couples sign up as domestic partners

August 03, 2009

Wisconsin is the first Midwestern state to enact protections for same-sex couples through legislation. Gov. Jim Doyle proposed the plan, and the Democratic-controlled Legislature approved it in the


REPORT: GAPS IN INTERNET USE PERSIST IN CHICAGO

August 03, 2009

Disparities between African Americans and whites were small in regard to overall use, but fewer African Americans have home


New Novel Details Secret Organization of Black Women

August 03, 2009

"MATCHMAKER is not merely a book," Mr. Jones emphatically insists. "It is an event." Even more importantly, he declares that MATCHMAKER is the one


One Woman Conference Opening Breakfast August 6th

August 03, 2009



Celebration of African-American leadership October 8th

August 03, 2009



DOJ Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

August 03, 2009



CA Employment Law Firm Adds Immigration Practice

August 03, 2009



Minority Business Enterprise: Energizing the Economy

August 03, 2009



NASA CREW TAKES YOUTUBE QUESTIONS IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH

August 03, 2009



2009 Iowa’s Mosaic Diversity Conference

August 03, 2009



Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

August 03, 2009



Race/Ethnicity, Associated with Sugar Consumption

August 03, 2009



Selma man preserves history of civil rights one page at a time

August 03, 2009

My friend's dad was a pack rat who seemed to save everything, including copies of The Selma Times-Journal," Murphy said. "I couldn't believe what he had stashed away up


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

August 04, 2009

Slain civil rights workers found August 4, 1964


Black Pay Declines in Reversal of ’90s

August 04, 2009

In a recent weekly economic snapshot, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) shows that African Americans are the only group of workers who have seen their wages go down during the recession


First Hispanic American Prepares for American Bar Association’s Highest Office

August 04, 2009



Tribal Youth Summit takes on dropout rate

August 04, 2009

There's no dispute over the gravity of the problem. According to the Office of Public Instruction, the 2008 graduation rate for American


A Call for Submissions From TV and Feature Writers

August 04, 2009

Unaffiliated with USC, the goal of the Hanks-Miller Program is to develop the pool of qualified African-American writers in the entertainment industry.


New Report on Race, Sexuality and Gender Aims to Create Space for Continued Dialogue

August 04, 2009

“At the Intersection” Continues Inclusion Initiative; Findings Show Opportunity to Strengthen Broad, Diverse Coalitions


Human Rights Campaign Condemns Israeli Center Shooting

August 04, 2009

Rabbis, activists, and community leaders from the DC area came together for a public candlelight vigil to stand in solidarity with the young victims and to pray for the speedy recovery of all those injured.


Gates Plans Documentary on Racial Profiling

August 04, 2009

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. plans to do a documentary from the points of view of the police and victims of racial profiling "so Americans can understand how you have two equally valid perspectives of the same event," he said yesterday at the Martha's Vineyard Book Festival.


Study examines how cost affects decisions to marry

August 04, 2009

Blood test requirements increase the number of out-of-wedlock, first-time mothers, especially among the young, African-Americans


North Texas Tollway slammed for minority contracting

August 04, 2009

The report, presented to an NTTA committee Monday morning, shows that in those five years 97 percent of all contracts awarded went to firms owned by white males. Those 22,347 contracts


Senator Bill Perkins & Local Teens Raise Awareness of Urban Issues

August 04, 2009



Arrest for Arson at Boise Forte Reservation Tribal Center

August 04, 2009



US African Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

August 04, 2009



Antidepressant Treatment Rates Low in Minorities

August 04, 2009



Minority Women Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

August 04, 2009



Introduction of Legislaion on Immigrant Detention Standards Applauded

August 04, 2009



American Indian Science & Engineering Society Announces 2009 Professional of the Year Award Winners

August 04, 2009



Women and Minorities Are Under-Represented in Randomized, Controlled Trials

August 04, 2009



National Coucil of Jewish Women Denounces Apparent Anti-Gay Murders in Tel Aviv

August 04, 2009



Groups Call Attention to Conditions At Louisiana Immigration Detention Facility

August 04, 2009



Statement on Nomination of Lesbian and Gay Priests in Episcopal Church

August 04, 2009



Authority for the HIPAA Security Rule Delegated to Office for Civil Rights

August 04, 2009



Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians are a Political and Economic Powerhouse in Colorado

August 05, 2009



New Mexico Governor announces "Plan To Bring Back 10,000 Dropouts"

August 05, 2009



Consumer Product Safety Commission Report

August 05, 2009

Better Data Collection and Assessment of Consumer Information Efforts Could Help Protect Minority Children


Inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act Introduced in U.S. Senate

August 05, 2009

The bill would create federal protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


School receives plaque honoring civil rights lawyer

August 05, 2009

Garcia was the one that helped or allowed us to be able to serve on jury and also fought for desegregation of Mexican children and I think that’s very important for them to know why they’re


In Health Care Debate, Small Businesses Are Key

August 05, 2009



One Woman National Business Conference Aug. 6-8

August 05, 2009

A signature business development program of the Texas Business Alliance, One Womanâ„¢ is designed to be a life-changing experience. It is a gathering of women from all walks of life, backgrounds


Hip Hop Caucus Pushes Green Economy

August 05, 2009



Black Journalists Convention to Offer News Making Panels and Speakers

August 05, 2009

This year’s annual convention and career fair includes more than 50 workshops; an exhibit hall with journalism recruiters; and demonstrations and training sessions by top digital and multimedia journalism


Rutgers University in Newark Working With Minority Students

August 05, 2009

Will lead nine-school consortium working to double minority students majoring in science, technology, engineering, math


NY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO $100,000 IMMIGRATION FRAUD SCHEME

August 05, 2009



Grant Establishes Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

August 05, 2009



New Diversity Commission Created To Challenge the "Glass Ceiling"

August 05, 2009

a new Diversity Commission to provide practical resources and guidance that will help women lawyers, lawyers of color, disabled lawyers, lawyers of differing sexual preferences and young or old lawyers navigate


Juvenile Dention Initiative Details Progress in Reform of Minority Youth

August 05, 2009



National Association of Black Journalists Convention

August 06, 2009

*VIDEO* The Student Project at the Convention
Also Download Convention Program


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

August 06, 2009

Johnson signs Voting Rights Act August 6, 1965


California Book Club Summit Features Best-Selling African American Authors

August 06, 2009



Professor Shares Prestigious Emmy Nomination for Historical Research on Slave Trade Documentary

August 06, 2009



Immigration & Customs Enforcement announces major reforms to immigration detention system

August 06, 2009



THE NINE LIVES OF MARION BARRY

August 06, 2009

CHRONICLES THE UPS AND DOWNS OF THE CONTROVERSIAL WASHINGTON, D.C. POLITICIAN WHEN THE DOCUMENTARY DEBUTS AUG. 10, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO


Astrophysicist Creates Award for Top Mexican Physics Student

August 06, 2009



Department of Consumer Affairs Report

August 06, 2009

Revealing New Yorkers with Low Incomes Can and Will Save when Given the Right Banking Products


National Civil Rights Museum Honors Dalai Lama, Myrlie Evers-Williams & Julius Erving for 2009 Freedom Awards

August 06, 2009



National Poll Results: Half Think President Acted "Stupidly" in Race Dispute

August 06, 2009

The good news for President Barack Obama is that American voters still see him as better able to handle the economy and health care than Republicans in Congress. The bad news is his margins are shrinking,”


Yankees to honor boxing legend Ali Tonight

August 06, 2009



Minority Programs Update

August 06, 2009



Former Black Congressman Convicted

August 06, 2009

“It should be a clear signal that no public official – and certainly not a U.S. Congressman – can put their office up for sale and betray that


Denver history from a Black perspective

August 06, 2009

The museum provides a wealth of information about the early African-American community in Denver and the surroundings areas of Colorado


News Analysis: Race still matters in U.S.

August 06, 2009

Unlike the traditional "rich whites vs. poor blacks" type, now there is the feud between black elites and common whites.


American Psychological Association Finds Insufficient Evidence That Sexual Orientation Change Efforts Work

August 06, 2009



Social Activist Marilyn Clement dies at age 74

August 06, 2009

Fuelled by a fury about how many people die for no good reason, Clement worked tirelessly for quality healthcare for all, as founder and national


America's Recovery Capitol Loan Program for Stressed Small Businesses

August 06, 2009

If your small business is stressed meeting expenses during these economic times, the U.S. Small Business Administration has a new loan program designed just for you


American Psychological Association Releases Report on So-Called "Reparative Therapy"

August 06, 2009

We have to change hearts and minds, not our sexual orientation, and we are hopeful that the position of the APA helps to heal those who have been


An Open Letter From The President

August 06, 2009



Latinos Moving To America Face
Greater Cancer Threat

August 06, 2009



Indiana University Seeking Tissue Samples From Hispanic Women Tomorrow

August 07, 2009



Black Women's Group Helps Bridge the Digital Divide

August 07, 2009



Black church, family event offers more than 100 workshops

August 07, 2009



First woman of color to appear on ballot for NYC mayor

August 07, 2009



Minority Businesses and Corporate America: Recipe for Success

August 07, 2009



Stony Brook University receives small business grant

August 07, 2009



Crips Member Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison on Racketeering Charge

August 07, 2009



THIRD ANNUAL WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS

August 07, 2009



Geographic Dispersion of Latinos in NY State Does not Erase Gaps in Income, Education

August 07, 2009



2010 Hispanic Business Expo | Showcase Your Business

August 07, 2009

The expo is a two-day event intended to expand the Hispanic market frontier by showcasing and connecting Hispanic businesses to decision-makers in the public and private sectors.


This Day in Civil Rights History

August 07, 2009

Georgia institutes a State Board of Corrections
August 7, 1945


Teens at UN Try to Help Poverty Stricken Communities

August 07, 2009

Their goal: to erase poverty worldwide – community by community


Senate's Only Hispanic Republican to Resign

August 07, 2009

He joined eight other Republicans Thursday in voting to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor as the first Hispanic justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court


New border rules affect Indian citizenship, identity

August 07, 2009

Now, tribal governments must produce an identification card with a photograph and security measures that meet security standards similar to passports. A tribal member can enter and re-enter


'Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard’s Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power’

August 07, 2009

From 1952 to 1955, he organized annual civil-rights rallies that sometimes attracted crowds of ten thousand, led a successful statewide boycott, and publicly faced down


Minority Broadcasters Seek Bailout Assistance

August 07, 2009

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) and Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) are urging the federal government to help minority-owned radio stations make it through the


Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund to Launch it's Twenty10 Project Initiative

August 10, 2009



Press Conference and Rally in the Bronx Against Police Terror

August 10, 2009

43rd Precinct police AGAIN terrorize the family and neighbors of Bronx grandmother and activist awarded $10 million for the wrongful death of her son by NYPD and acquitted last year by a jury of bogus charges


Blacks, Hispanics rank obesity as top child health concern for first time.

August 10, 2009



New Web Site Launched for Small Businesses

August 10, 2009

Focused on financing, training and networking, the free resource provides information on such topics as small business loans and grants, business counseling, and marketing, as well as getting comprehensive


Hispanics at High Risk for Colorectal Cancer

August 10, 2009



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

August 10, 2009

Missouri Admitted to Union as a Slave State
August 10, 1821


AWARENESS OF URBAN ISSUES

August 10, 2009

By Black Radio Network staff August 10, 2009 The plaza of the NYS Office Building in Harlem was taken over by the Children's Aid Society to raise awareness of urban issues. Powerful black NYS Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell discussed the matter.


U.S. Chamber to Meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister to Discuss Expanding Trade

August 10, 2009



Racism Charged in Los Angeles as Economy Goes to Pot

August 10, 2009



ACLU Strikes Deal To Continue Humane Conditions At Hutto Detention Center

August 10, 2009



La Raza Praises Confirmation of Under Secretary Otero

August 10, 2009



Marriage, Family on the Decline for Highly Educated Black Women

August 10, 2009



Conference for Small, Minority and Disadvantaged Businesses This Fall

August 10, 2009

This unique hands-on event is designed to help better prepare small, minority, and disadvantaged businesses competitively participate in the government and commercial business industry


Mayor for Life

August 10, 2009

A new HBO documentary oversimplifies the many lives of Marion Barry


*VIDEO*ITALIAN AMERICANS RETURN TO SPANISH HARLEM

August 10, 2009

Thousands of Italian Americans returned to their roots over the weekend in NYC's Spanish Harlem as part of their annual reunuion where the largest population of Italian Americans once resided. Here are some of the sights and sounds of the Giglio festival...


DOMINICANS PARADE IN NYC

August 10, 2009

*VIDEO*The 27th annual Dominican Day parade was held over the weekend along NYC's Avenue of the Americas. This is some of the sights and sounds...


Bus tour highlights civil rights struggle

August 10, 2009

"Uh-oh," our tour guide tells us, a group of 30 passengers. "We just crossed the railroad tracks, and you know what that means. It means you're on the black side of town."


Northern Arapaho celebrate Boulder's birthday, connected histories

August 10, 2009

The Sand Creek Massacre, as it became known, included the slaughter of more than 100 men,


Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery to Receive Eighth Annual Shuttlesworth Award

August 10, 2009

Long considered the "Dean of the Civil Rights Movement," he has recently been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. That award will be presented to him by President Barack Obama


Japanese American Citizens League Names Honorees for Gala

August 10, 2009

Senator Akaka, a veteran himself, has worked very hard on behalf of veterans through his service on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee


Black Activists Call on Obama to Condemn Race-Baiting Tactics in Health Care Debate

August 10, 2009

The Project 21 black leadership network is condemning New York Times liberal columnist Paul Krugman for scurrilously pinning racist motives on critics of President Obama's health care proposals


Hispanic National Association of Evangelicals identifies 7 Priorities

August 11, 2009



Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present by Author Deborah Willis

August 11, 2009



NATIONAL YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

August 11, 2009



Event Challenging Racial Supremacism - Robert E. Lee Memorial "Arlington House"

August 11, 2009



UAlbany Class of 2013: Talented and Diverse

August 11, 2009



Nominate Best Colleges and Universities for Asian American Activism

August 11, 2009



Lawsuit Filed Against NYC Challenging Widespread Civil Rights Violations at Welfare Centers

August 11, 2009

Legal Services NYC today filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court on behalf of low-income New Yorkers who have been denied access to vital benefits, such as Food Stamps and Medicaid, solely because they cannot communicate in English,


BLACK EX-NUN RECLAIMS HER LIFE AS INDY SUPERHERO

August 11, 2009

After getting beat by major studios, a Black Harlem ex-nun, affectionately known as Queen Mother, Dr. Delois Blakely, has taken matters into her


Students Take "Time In" This Summer To Fight Hate

August 11, 2009



Congresswoman Barbara Lee Calls For An Extension In Unemployment Benefits

August 11, 2009



Black Journalists' Association Announces Winners of Salute to Excellence Awards

August 11, 2009



INCREASING JOB QUANTITY WITHOUT IMPROVING JOB QUALITY WON'T FIX RISING LATINO UNEMPLOYMENT

August 11, 2009



Seminar Reveals 5 Breakthrough Money Secrets Especially for Women Entrepreneurs

August 11, 2009



Historical Perspective on the 1964 and 1965 Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts at Brown Bag Series

August 11, 2009



How To Open A Successful Small Business

August 11, 2009

*VIDEO*
Featured Panel Experts Discuss why now is the perfect time


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

August 11, 2009

Watts Riot begins
August 11, 1965


Immigrant Blacks Are More Likely to Attend Elite Colleges Than Natives and Whites

August 11, 2009



Minority Service Firm of the Year Named By U.S. Dept. of Commerce

August 11, 2009

This diversified healthcare solutions company was one of just five service firms -- and the only medical staffing firm -- in the nation to be so honored.


EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson "When it comes to the environment, our voices aren’t heard in the same way"

August 11, 2009

What doesn’t usually come to mind is an apartment building. A city block. Or a school playground. Or, for that matter, an inner-city kid who has trouble breathing on hot days. Or a black busines owner


Senator Roland Burris Backtracks On Decision Not To Run For Senate

August 11, 2009

Burris was sworn into office as the only African-American in the 100-member Senate on Jan. 15, more than a week after members of the 111th Congress took the oath of office


Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant

August 11, 2009

Celebrity Judges Join Pageant Producer Lisa Ruffin. Every year is a special year for us, but there is something about your Sweet Sixteen which adds to the occasion


Crowded cells, racial tensions stoke California prison riot

August 11, 2009

Violence between black and Latino inmates at the Chino prison near Los Angeles Saturday left almost 200 men injured


Hispanics watching health care debate closely

August 11, 2009

Experts say health disparities among ethnic groups are great, with one in three Hispanics and one in five African-Americans not having health insurance, compared with one in eight whites.


Despite high unemployment advertisers are still courting Latino consumers

August 11, 2009

An increasing number of advertisers, especially consumer-product companies and financial-services firms, are reaching out to U.S. Hispanics and putting a larger share of their ad budgets into Spanish-language


Writers and Readers Launch Revolutionary Online Gay Community

August 12, 2009



Educational Project Exploring RACE in the US Provides Framework for National Dialogue

August 12, 2009



LatinVision Business Networking Event Tomorrow

August 12, 2009



One Million Sold, Inc. Announces Tour To African American Colleges

August 12, 2009



HARLEM STAGE HOSTS READING OF OBIE AWARD-WINNING PLAY

August 12, 2009



AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION TO MEET QUARTERLY

August 12, 2009



Asian American Leaders Meet with White House Liaison

August 12, 2009



Tolerance and Acceptance Comes With Age

August 12, 2009



Internal Bush White House Communications

August 12, 2009

from Karl Rove Confirm Right Wing Agenda Against Low-Income and Minority Voters


"COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS" TO BE HELD TO DISCUSS EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR HISPANIC AMERICANS

August 12, 2009

The director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will travel next week to California where he will learn about the various Hispanic communities in those areas.


Leaders in Health Care Scholarships Awarded to Minority Students Pursuing Advanced Degrees in Health Care

August 12, 2009

Diversified Investment Advisors, Inc., an Institute for Diversity in Health Management sponsor, is proud to announce that Kristian Henderson and Pernell Jones have been awarded the 2009 Leaders in Health Care


Statement of Human Rights Campaign on National Equality March in Washington

August 12, 2009

With thousands of LGBT people and allies coming to Washington to make a difference, it’s our mission to help them become the citizen lobbyists that they want and need to be,” said HRC President Joe Solmonese


Association of American Medical Colleges Releases minority graduate statistics

August 12, 2009

View a state by state breakdown from Kaiser Family Foundation


WHY AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN FEAR THE POLICE

August 12, 2009

New book is an examination of some of the most notorious cases of murder by police


NAACP Theatre Awards Announce Additional Honorees and Festival Weekend

August 12, 2009

2009 NAACP Theatre Awards Select Audra McDonald, Tichina Arnold, Ruben Hudson-Santiago and Sheldon Epps as Honorees


Stroke Survivor Talks Prevention to African-American Community

August 12, 2009

Greg Traylor was just 46 years old when he suffered a debilitating stroke. Today, he’s on a mission to raise stroke prevention awareness in the African-American community


New Campaign Urges Blacks to get tested for HIV

August 12, 2009

The Kentucky Department of Public Health is joining the nationwide campaign to encourage more African-American and Hispanic Kentuckians to get tested for HIV.


Grants bring HUD's Recovery Act investment in Native American and Alaskan communities to a half billion

August 12, 2009



Legislation would throw at least a third of minority owned stations into bankruptcy

August 12, 2009

Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) is urging members to set the record straight and get the word out that “civil rights” will not be advanced by bankrupting Black and Spanish radio


Henry A. Hunt Memorial Unveiled

August 12, 2009



On The Heels of New Research Report
Human Rights Campaign to Host National Web Chat on Race, Sexuality and Gender

August 12, 2009



Neil Calman, MD Receives $25,000 Kanter Prize for Addressing Disparities in Healthcare

August 12, 2009



Obama Recommits to Immigration Reform

August 12, 2009



Mississippi Minority Contractors Win Arbitration Award with Toyota Plant Prime Contractor

August 13, 2009



*VIDEO*MINORITY PAKISTANI CATHOLICS PROTEST

August 13, 2009



Community Leaders and City Officials Celebrate Launch of New TV Show That Helps Immigrants Learn Engligh

August 13, 2009



Court Rejects Howard K. Stern’s Gay Defamation Claim

August 13, 2009



MAYOR BLOOMBERG APPOINTS FATIMA SHAMA AS COMMISSIONER OF IMMIGRANT AFFAIRS

August 13, 2009



Clergy Support Gay, Lesbian Rights, Ordination, Survey Says

August 13, 2009

Results of a national survey show that a majority of clergy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 54 percent -- support ordination "with no special requirements" for people who are gay or lesbian


DECENDENTS OF ABOLITIONIST JOHN BROWN REUNITE

August 13, 2009

The largest gathering of direct descendants of John Brown and his Raiders will be held on Friday, August 14 in Charles Town, West Virginia.


Data Underscores Growing Power of Ethnic and Minority Voters

August 13, 2009



Black Business Empowerment Summit

August 13, 2009

Join other entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders to work together for success and help to empower your business


The Second Wave: Return of the Militias

August 13, 2009

An antigovernment militia movement is surging across the country, fueled by fears of a black man in the White House, the changing demographics of the country, and conspiracy theories increasingly spread


Icon Marc Anthony to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

August 13, 2009

Marc Anthony will be honored not only for his landmark achievements as an entertainer, but most importantly for bringing Latin music and culture into the mainstream and


*VIDEO* Black Colleges Struggling

August 13, 2009

A tough ecomony means difficult times for historically black colleges


President Obama's Remarks at Medal of Freedom Awards Ceremony

August 13, 2009

President Obama awarded 16 individuals the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom. The President delivered welcoming remarks and then presented the medals


African Americans Twice as Hopeful About Finances in Philadelphia

August 13, 2009

Reveals African Americans In Philadelphia Are Twice As Optimistic About Their Financial Future But Most Don't Have A Game Plan


MicroTech Named the Number One Fastest Growing Hispanic-Owned Firm in the Nation

August 13, 2009



Minority Job Fair at Loyola University Tomorrow

August 13, 2009

The 21st Annual Job fair is Sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association


For Many Small Businesses, Fall Filing Deadline Looms for Special Refund Claims

August 14, 2009



Hispanics and Alzheimer’s: Thoughts from a Physician on the Front Lines

August 14, 2009



HOFFA CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO UNION MOVEMENT

August 14, 2009



Little Safe Haven for Sexually Assaulted Lesbian/Gay Victims

August 14, 2009



New Version Of Proposed Anti-Affirmative Action Ballot Initiative Still Unconstitutional

August 14, 2009

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Eastern Missouri and the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri today filed a lawsuit challenging the latest attempt by a political operative to rewrite Missouri's


Clinton and Zagat Shine Spotlight on Harlem

August 14, 2009

“For me, Harlem has always been an endlessly fascinating and unique place, and I’m proud to have my Foundation’s offices headquartered here,”


Al Sharpton takes educational show on the road

August 14, 2009

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and civil rights leader Al Sharpton will join Education Secretary Arne Duncan on a tour


WILLIAM POWELL NAMED 2009 PGA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD WINNER

August 14, 2009

Powell overcame racial barriers to become the only African-American to design, build, own and operate a golf course while pioneering diversity in the game


African Diaspora Marketplace Call for Proposals Exceeds Expectations

August 14, 2009

The African Diaspora Marketplace provides a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs with great ideas and dedication to support economic development in Africa.


African American Groups Call On Health Insurers to Dismiss Restrictive Practices

August 14, 2009

African Americans Are Less Likely to Receive Preventive Health Services


Star-Studded Hollywood Bash to Celebrate Tribute CD Release

August 14, 2009

Stevie Wonder, Lalah Hathaway, Frankie Beverly and Maze to appear


Uninsurance among full-time, low-income workers jumped in a decade

August 14, 2009

The proportion of low income workers who were uninsured increased from 26 percent in 1996 to 34.5 percent by 2006, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research


Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Barbara Lee's Statement on Health Reform

August 17, 2009



New Report Highlights Economic Benefits of Legalizing Immigrants

August 17, 2009



African American Golfer's Digest Looking for Nominees for Leaders in Golf Award

August 17, 2009



Rodney King Takes on former Cop

August 17, 2009



Technology Leaders to Apply for Broadband Stimulus Funds to Connect More U.S.Households

August 17, 2009



Federal Funds Spark NYC Low-Income Housing

August 17, 2009



Apartment owners accused of denying housing to blacks

August 17, 2009



National League of Cities to Assist in Addressing Challenges Posed by Immigration

August 17, 2009



Asian group speaks out on the use of a racial slur in the movie "The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard"

August 17, 2009



Fox News Loses Sponsors Over Comments of Hate & Anger-Race

August 17, 2009



Aid to 20,000 American Indian Students

August 17, 2009

This year, 20,000 Native American students in need will have National Relief Charities in their corner


Group charged with addressing health disparities in Florida

August 17, 2009

B. Lee Green, Ph.D., Vice President of Moffitt Diversity and Member, Health Outcomes and Behavior, has been selected to serve as a


African Diaspora Film Series Opens in NY

August 17, 2009

August 21-23, and 28-30
Presented in collaboration with the Riverside Theater opens a cycle of thought provoking films curated by the African Diaspora Film Festival team.


Gov. Paterson Reveals Recommendations of Hate Crimes Task Force

August 17, 2009

Proposals to Help Schools, Agencies and Community Organizations Identify and Respond to Bias Crimes


THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

August 17, 2009

Dakota (Sioux) uprising begins
August 17, 1862


National Bar Association Awards 1ST Barack Obama Political Leadership Award

August 17, 2009

Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker received the award for his pioneering achievements as a public servant and an elected official


MoMA ANNOUNCES FALL LINE-UP FOR THE CONTEMPORASIANFILM SERIES

August 17, 2009

MoMA showcases one contemporary Asian film per month with a weeklong engagement, allowing audiences the rare chance to enjoy films not in wide distribution and to experience the diversity


New Program at Rutgetrs to Help Immigrant Families

August 17, 2009

Hundreds of immigrant families confront “health illiteracy” on a daily basis. A new project at Rutgers–Camden seeks to educate immigrant families and health-care providers alike to help children get the


Iowa Civil Rights Commission to Assess the Status of Fair Housing in Iowa

August 17, 2009

The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is currently working to determine the key barriers or impediments to fair housing in Iowa and the most effective ways of addressing these challenges


Launch of Florida First "Community Based" Mortgage Company

August 17, 2009

In the spirit of finding solutions to rebuild Florida'seconomic future, the Florida Minority Community Reinvestment Coalition (FMCRC) launches partnership that creates Florida's first statewide


Federal $$$ for Native Americans

August 18, 2009



Five Sentenced in Guatemalan Sex Trafficking Case

August 18, 2009



Killer of Black Transgender Woman Gets Max Sentence

August 18, 2009



ACLU Forces Sweeping Improvements At Baltimore City Jail

August 18, 2009

Detainee Medical And Mental Health Care Will Improve As A Result Of Agreement To Settle Longstanding Lawsuit


Asian American Community Joins National Week of Action

August 18, 2009

Events Highlight the Urgent Need for Moving Forward On Immigration Reform


GlobalHue Named Diverse Vendor of the Year

August 18, 2009



Race Discrimination Suit Granted
Rare Class-Action Status

August 18, 2009



U.S.-born Asian-American Women More Likely to Think About, Attempt Suicide

August 18, 2009



Gerber Products Co. to pay minorities and females for hiring discrimination

August 18, 2009



Latino Nutrition Month Inspires Healthy Choices At The Table

August 18, 2009



NFL's First African-American Official Dies

August 18, 2009

Acknowledged as perhaps the best player on a team featuring four eventual NFL All-Pro selections and three who would later be enshrined in Canton, Toler suffered a career


Thanksgiving Footwear Initiative For Haiti

August 18, 2009

The organization's goal is to distribute 5,000 pairs of shoes to families and individuals prior to the Thanksgiving holiday season.


Black Republicans Speak Out

August 18, 2009



Group Speaks out: Obama & Defense of Marriage Act

August 18, 2009



WNET.ORG Partners with the Brooklyn NAACP At 4th Annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School Event

August 18, 2009



CBCF to Address Economic Recovery and Opportunity at Town Hall Meeting

August 18, 2009



National Latina Symposium Details Agenda

August 18, 2009



Lutheran Church Discusses Sexuality

August 18, 2009

The assembly faces a controversial discussion on a social statement on sexuality and ministry policies that could lead to policy changes allowing gay


Exhibit Portrays Pain of Imprisoned Women & Their Kids

August 18, 2009

A dramatic and heart-wrenching art exhibit that for the past two years has drawn attention to the plight of incarcerated mothers


Previously un-tracked inmate deaths put spotlight on detention reform

August 18, 2009



FCC Plans Historic "TRIBAL PRIORITY" Initiative

August 18, 2009



Cherokee Nation Promotes Tourism

August 18, 2009

Striking a unique balance between historical reality and cultural integrity, Cherokee Nation set out to create a cultural tourism program with authentic perspective and experiences


Experts Untie the Immigration and Unemployment Knot

August 18, 2009



Grant helps kids participate in Community Schools program

August 18, 2009

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced today it has received a generous grant from the Charter One Foundation to support the Y's Community Schools


Pres. of Nat'l Black Farmers Assn. Gives Answers On Farmers Denied Loans

August 18, 2009

As the owner of a 300-acre poultry farm in Virginia, Dr. Boyd nearly lost both his home and livelihood due to discriminatory practices


Immigrants lend a hand to our nation’s recovery and renewal

August 19, 2009



Latinos: Obama Doing Good Job on Economy

August 19, 2009

This data shows clearly, across party lines, how effective President Obama has been in building trust with Latino voters by addressing the real issues their families face every day


Immigration Policy Center "Including legal immigrants in health care reform benefits all Americans"

August 19, 2009



"We Need You To Lead" Sec. Napolitano

August 19, 2009



Indian Health Service Sr. Advisor Clears up Healthcare Myths

August 19, 2009



Celebrate Micheal Jackson's 51st Birthday in Brookyn

August 19, 2009



La Raza Urges "Stay On Track" When it Comes to Health Care Reform

August 19, 2009



Confronting Health Disparities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

August 19, 2009

Research indicates that the social stigma that surrounds lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teens leads to a variety of health risks such as substance use, risky sexual behaviors, eating


New Novel Examines Racism in America

August 19, 2009



Immigration, Population, and the Environment: Experts to Debate Impact of Current Policies

August 19, 2009



Childhood Immunization Fair This Sunday

August 19, 2009

Additional health services will be provided including free lead poisoning testing, sign-ups for WIC's feeding program, and enrollment for a wide variety of youth mentoring programs, including the Girl Scouts


Nucor to Challenge Reversal in Discrimination Suit

August 19, 2009



Hector Cortez to Lead Big Brothers Big Sisters Hispanic Mentoring Programs

August 19, 2009

Cortez has spent nearly 20 years working on some of our community's toughest issues including gang prevention, HIV/AIDS and at-risk youth


Hate Crimes Legislation Welcomed by Anti-Defamation League

August 19, 2009

We welcome the recommendations issued by Governor Paterson’s Hate Crime Task Force as an important step forward in the effort to counter baseless hatred and those that would seek to act out


General Mills Partners to Bring Fitness & Nutrition to Area Youth

August 19, 2009

This year’s Minnesota grant recipients serve children from a spectrum of racial, ethnic, geographic and economic backgrounds


Africa - A Booming Business Opportunity for U.S. Investors

August 19, 2009

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) Gears Up for 7th Biennial U.S. - Africa Business Summit; Secretary of State Clinton Lauds CCA During Africa Trip


Magic Johnson to keynote National Minority Enterprise Development Conference

August 19, 2009



Minority Owned Businesses Get Boost from Obama Administration

August 19, 2009



Spend an Evening with Maya Angelou

August 19, 2009



FCC 'DIVERSITY' CHIEF TO REGULATE TALK RADIO?

August 19, 2009



Michigan Reacts To Bias Incidents

August 20, 2009

“The Department of Civil Rights is very alarmed by the two recent alleged bias incidents on opposite sides of Michigan. While media coverage indicates that law enforcement in both areas has been responsive


Foundation Laid for Needed Immigration Reform

August 20, 2009

In Today’s White House Meeting with Sec. Napolitano, Unified Labor and Diverse Group of Advocates Align on Need for Comprehensive


FIRST ANNUAL WEST INDIAN CARNIVAL PARADE RECEPTION

August 20, 2009

The West Indian American Day Carnival Association will host a reception at Empire Fulton Ferry State Park’s Outdoor Warehouse on Thursday, August 20, 2009 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.


AT&T Provides Money for Women of Color

August 20, 2009

This year's funding benefited organizations that provide assistance to women of color business owners.


COSHAR Foundation Enhances Childhood Immunization Awareness Campaign

August 20, 2009

Free updated immunization toolkits available today to raise awareness of the importance of timely childhood vaccination and increase vaccine compliance rates


Disparities in cancer care reflect hospital resources

August 20, 2009

Hospitals that treat more black cancer patients have worse survival rates on average for patients with breast and colon cancer, regardless of


Crisis Negotiation FBI Holds Week-Long Training

August 20, 2009



25th Annual Gala of The Africa-America Institute To Be Held This Fall

August 20, 2009



Florida Black Newspaper Seeks to Survive

August 20, 2009



American Airlines Recognized for Diversity

August 20, 2009



Lutheran Assembly Action Draws Sharp Criticism & Praise from Advocacy Groups

August 20, 2009



Minority Caucuses Unite: Real Healthcare Requires a Real Public Option

August 20, 2009



Civil Groups file lawsuit: Claim Rezoning will displace vital Asian and Latino community

August 20, 2009



STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR PATERSON REGARDING LATEISHA GREEN SENTENCING

August 20, 2009



Justice Department Announces Details for Tribal Nations Listening Conference

August 20, 2009



Teens Speak Out on Fighting Poverty at the UN

August 20, 2009



Dear Self: A Year in the Life of a Welfare Mother

August 20, 2009



Life Expectancy at All Time High; Death Rates Reach New Low, New Report Shows

August 20, 2009



FORBES ANNOUNCES 6th ANNUAL LIST OF WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN

August 20, 2009

According to Forbes, today’s women in power are rising to leadership positions in business, government and philanthropy by making daring and unconventional moves. Gone are the days of women


Congresswoman Lee Joins in Calling for Removal of Travel Ban for Those With HIV/AIDS

August 20, 2009



Study of Treatment for Pulmonary Hypertension In Sickle Cell Patients Stopped Due to Safety Concerns

August 20, 2009



Lambda Legal Urges Adoption of Rules Eliminating Travel & Immigration Ban

August 20, 2009

After over 20 yrs of barring people living with HIV from traveling or immigrating to the United States... strongly urges the CDC to move swiftly to finalize and implement the proposed regulations’


Hispanic Caucus Urges Appointment of a Qualified Latino to Replace Florida Senator Mel Martinez

August 21, 2009



Latinos and African Americans have the highest under-employment rates in California

August 21, 2009



N.C. Reports lowest minority infant mortality rate in state's history

August 21, 2009



'No Colors' Sign Causes Confusion

August 21, 2009

The owner of a South Carolina bar said no racism was intended by an anti-gang sign reading "Please notice, no colors allowed


Two Teens Charged In Beating Of Black Man

August 21, 2009



Affordable Lending Opportunities Strengthened

August 21, 2009



AT&T honored for innovative efforts in multicultural marketing and advertising

August 21, 2009



Harlem Elected Officials and Tenants want Landlord to Preserve Section 8 Development

August 21, 2009



AT&T Failing Grade For Florida Minority Communities:

August 21, 2009

Survey on AT&T (Florida) on Community Issues


Many Doctors Shown to Have Subconscious Racial Attitudes

August 21, 2009

A new U.S. study has found that doctors, like the majority of people who responded, prefer whites to blacks subconsciously, which potentially can affect their


Focus on Quality Can Improve Care, Reduce Disparities and Reduce Costs in Hospitals

August 21, 2009



New Business Social Networking Site for Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Launched

August 21, 2009



University of Arkansas Announces Second Class of Silas Hunt Legacy Award Recipients

August 21, 2009



Report shows minority deaths in the workplace declining

August 21, 2009

Fatal occupational injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers in 2008 were 17 percent lower than in 2007. Fatalities among non-Hispanic Black or African American


President and Secretary Napolitano Reaffirm Commitment to Reform and Accountability

August 21, 2009



Deloris Jordan Joins National PTA as Newest Ambassador

August 21, 2009

Mother of NBA great Michael Jordan helps launch PTA’s new Urban Family Engagement Initiative


TEXT YOUR SUPPORT FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM

August 21, 2009

Support the National Asian American Week of Action through one easy step: Text "AAPI" to 69866


MSNBC called upon to Fire All Involved
in "Fraudulent Broadcast"

August 21, 2009

"MSNBC's cropping of a video to hide the race of a man so they could lie about it has to be the most despicable piece of political propaganda ever seen on America's airwaves."—ALG President Bill Wilson.


UNITEDHEALTHCARE RANKED ONE OF 50 BEST COMPANIES FOR LATINAS

August 24, 2009

Latinas comprise more than 80 percent of UnitedHealthcare’s Hispanic employees and more than 6 percent of UnitedHealthcare’s total work force.


Ingrid Hoffmann Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With a Milk Mustache

August 24, 2009

Passionate about food and entertaining, Ingrid keeps her dishes simple yet bold by incorporating a Latin twist


Kaiser Permanente Named 2009 Company of the Year by LATINA Style Magazine

August 24, 2009



Stony Brook University Receives National Recognition for Diversity

August 24, 2009

The University is ranking in a tie for 38th in both ethnic diversity and for the largest population of International students


Black Gay Men's Network 7th Annual Retreat

August 24, 2009



White House hosts anti-gang violence conference

August 24, 2009



Attorney General Eric Holder on Gang Violence Prevention and Crime Control

August 24, 2009

"I believe that, ultimately, we cannot get smart on crime in isolation. A rational, data-driven, evidence-based, smart approach to crime - the kind of approach that this Administration is dedicated to


Free community-wide event offers diabetes education, and health screenings

August 24, 2009

Grammy(R)-Nominated R&B Sensation Angie Stone Teams up With the American Diabetes Association to Encourage African-Americans to be Victorious in the Face of Diabetes


The Art of Stephen Marc Stunningly Evokes the Intersection of Past and Present

August 24, 2009

Underground Railroad project premiers at the University at Buffalo Art Gallery


I HEART BUSHWICK

August 24, 2009

A NY NEIGHBORHOOD CELEBRATION SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, FROM 11AM – 7PM


Adams Morgan Day Festival: 'A Global Community of Diverse Cultures.'

August 24, 2009



12th Annual 5K Run/Walk & Auction for Diversity in Journalism Sat. Sept. 12

August 24, 2009



Nick Jonas to Speak on Juvenile Diabetes at National Press Club Today

August 24, 2009

As diabetes ambassador with Bayer Diabetes Care, the 16-year-old singer/songwriter has launched a national campaign to provide young people and their families with motivation and support to simplify life with diabetes. In June, he testified before Congress to call for support of diabetes research funding


Paramount Apolgizes to the Japanese American Citizens League

August 24, 2009



Lutheran Assembly Opens Ministry to Partnered Gay and Lesbian Pastors

August 24, 2009



Latino Group Adds New Leaders

August 25, 2009

Gloria Montaño Greene to become Director of Washington, DC office; Jose Cruz to join as Senior Director of Civic Engagement


Schwarzenegger's Budget Cuts Force Closure of AIDS Clearinghouse

August 25, 2009

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, which operated the program for more than 15 years, received notification from the state Office of AIDS that all funding for it had been eliminated.


Court Rules That 'Sexual Orientation' Laws Include Former Homosexuals

August 25, 2009



Miami Dade Budget Cuts Leave Needy Families to Fend for Themselves

August 25, 2009



Minorities Drive Economy in South Carolina according to research

August 25, 2009



2009 College-Bound Seniors Are Most Diverse Group Ever to Take SAT®

August 25, 2009



Minorities have higher rates of unnecessary surgery, with poorer results

August 25, 2009



Poll Finds Public Growing Weary of No Child Left Behind Act

August 25, 2009

41st Annual PDK Poll Reveals Strong Public Support for National Tests, Charter Schools, Teacher Performance Pay, Early Childhood Education, and PresidentÂ’s Stimulus Package


Sickle Cell Center Hosts Research Diversity Program

August 25, 2009

The two-year expense-paid program equips underrepresented junior faculty with the knowledge to develop independent research


LATINA Style Magazine Announces the 2009 LATINA Style 50 Report

August 25, 2009



U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Business Meeting

August 25, 2009



Women-Owned Small Businesses Suffer Largest Federal Contracting Opportunity Loss in History

August 25, 2009

FY2008 Contracting Misses Goal for Contracting with Women-Owned Small Businesses by Over Twelve Billion Dollars


Grants Awarded to
Combat Violence Against Women

August 25, 2009



Jackie Robinson FNDN to Host LA Jazz Concert

August 25, 2009



Black and Latino Leaders Must Pay Greater Attention to Educational Gaps

August 25, 2009

New America Alliance and The Executive Leadership Council Organize National Movement to Transform K-12 Education


Black Chamber Comments on Economic Crisis Impact On Minority Businesses

August 25, 2009

The current economic crisis has many dimensions (social and political). Obviously the immediate impact of rising costs and shrinking budgets have changed the landscape


LATINO PUBLIC BROADCASTING FUNDED DOCUMENTARY WINS AWARD

August 25, 2009

Produced by Carlos Sandoval and Peter Miller, ‘A CLASS APART’ takes home the Best Documentary/Television Award


Group seeks special census for Gulf Coast

August 25, 2009



At a "turning point" in the fight against HIV/AIDS

August 25, 2009



MINORITY ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT WEEK

August 25, 2009

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, MBDA National Director David Hinson and Earvin “Magic” Johnson to discuss minority entrepreneurship and creating viable business growth


Arizona State University Expects Another Record Setting Diverse Fall Enrollment

August 25, 2009



FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE COMMISSIONED AS LIBERIA'S HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL

August 25, 2009



President of Onyx Woman Network Hosts Soiree for Business Women

August 25, 2009

On Thursday, from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Home Girl, CEO will host a Networking Soiree designed


White House Holds Community Forum on Hispanic Education

August 26, 2009

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans was created by Executive Order on September 24, 1990 to improve Federal efforts to promote quality education for Hispanic Americans


BEYONCÉ NAMED BILLBOARD’S WOMAN OF THE YEAR

August 26, 2009

“Beyoncé is multi-platinum artist and a multi-talented woman who clearly embodies the qualities of excellence and achievement that the Billboard Woman Of The Year Award was created to honor,” said Bill Werde, Billboard’s Editorial Director. “She has not only influenced pop culture with her hit songs and signature dance moves, but has inspired women everywhere with her unique style, business savvy and dedication to charitable causes.”


Sec. of Ed. Marks 46th Anniversary of March on Washington

August 26, 2009

“We must never forget the progress that Dr. King inspired in civil rights and social justice, and we must recognize how much work is still ahead of us,” said Duncan.


Advocates and Leaders Launch Campaign to "Get NYC Out of the Deportation Business"

August 26, 2009

Immigrant Advocates and Religious Leaders Launch a Campaign to Get New York City Out of the Deportation Business and to End Federal Immigration Agents' Immoral Enforcement


Anti-Defamation League Program Offers Inside Look At Today's Civil Rights Issues

August 26, 2009

ADL's annual Summer Associate Research Program partners with private law firms to provide their summer associates with the opportunity to conduct research on key civil rights issues


LA RAZA ALMA AWARDS EVEN BIGGER FOR 2009

August 26, 2009

This year’s revamped 2009 ALMA Awards® will showcase more Latino talent in more arenas than ever before


Secretary Duncan Awards Millions to Help Minority Students in Higher Education

August 26, 2009



National League of Cities Details Efforts in Immigrant Integration

August 26, 2009



INTERACTIVE WEBSITE DETAILS THE LIVES OF CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS

August 26, 2009



Obama Administration Announces Opportunity to Turn Around Lowest-Achieving Public Schools

August 26, 2009



Marker Commemorating Slain Civil Rights Workers to be Dedicated Sept. 1 in Philadelphia

August 26, 2009



Rutgers University Will Lead Nine-School Consortium Working to Double Minority Students

August 26, 2009



HUD invests over half billion dollars in Native American Housing Projects

August 26, 2009



Nation’s Largest Black Real Estate Developer, Commits to "Community First" in Hiring for Project

August 26, 2009



'Get Your Money Right' National Hip-Hop Summit Set For Greensboro, N.C.

August 27, 2009

The event will offer valuable and timely financial information from financial experts, celebrities and community leaders.


AEG Live Refuses to Cancel Concert by Singer Whose Lyrics "Promote Murder of Gay People"

August 27, 2009



Black Firefighters Depose Bloomberg in FDNY Racial Hiring Case

August 27, 2009



NEW RESEARCH EXPLORES THE ROAD TO ADULTHOOD

August 27, 2009



Artists from Across the Globe Share the Stage for Charity

August 27, 2009



PILOT PROGRAM AIMED AT PREPARING BLACK and HISPANIC TEACHERS LAUNCHED

August 27, 2009



Community Conversations to be Held to Discuss Educational Excellence for Hispanics

August 27, 2009



Justice Department Settles Race Discrimination Allegations Against Apartment Complex

August 27, 2009

...Murroni also allegedly offered to waive the application fee or other costs for white applicants, and told white testers that a selling point of College Square Apartments was the absence of black tenants


Black Networking Site Set to Launch This Weekend

August 27, 2009



Community Rallies to Save African Heritage Cultural Center

August 27, 2009



US-AFRICAN BUSINESS SUMMIT SLATED IN DC NEXT MONTH

August 27, 2009

The three-day summit is expected to attract more than 2,000 leaders from the private and public sectors in the U.S. and Africa. Participants will have the opportunity to network with key African and U.S.


BLACK UNIVERSITY CHOIRS GET FINANCIAL BOOST

August 27, 2009

For the second consecutive year, Aetna and the Aetna Foundation are granting $50,000 in support of the “105 Voices of History” choir


FAMED FOXWOOD INDIAN CASINO FACES $$$ WOES

August 27, 2009

"...we have recently initiated discussions with our bank group about potential debt structure options, including a range of refinancing and recapitalization alternatives"


JOIN THE GLOBAL DINNER PARTY FOR A CAUSE

August 27, 2009

‘EAT SO THEY CAN’
17‐18 OCTOBER


Center will address cirriculum on American Indians

August 27, 2009

The state of Wisconsin has laws requiring a certain amount of education for all kindergarten through 12th-grade students regarding American Indian nations. To more effectively meet those laws’ requirements


Low-Income College Parents Get Help With Childcare from the Government

August 27, 2009



The Amistad Center for Art & Culture Presents "Digging Deeper"

August 27, 2009



Desegregationalists of University of Virginia return for honorary weekend

August 27, 2009



HUD Announces $50 Million Effort to Stabilze Foreclosure Crisis

August 27, 2009



Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film

August 27, 2009

New book that examines five African American film icons: Dorothy Dandridge, Pam Grier, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Halle Berry.


Thousands of Latinos to Benefit From Literacy Campaign

August 27, 2009

Literacy organization multiplies its impact by leveraging technology and social networks


Indiana Man Indicted for Cross Burning

August 27, 2009



State Legislators Charted on New Interactive Map

August 27, 2009



Listening to Latinas:
Barriers to High School Graduation

August 27, 2009



Sec. Duncan in Memphis on Listening & Learning Tour Monday

August 28, 2009

Sen Alexander and Sec. Duncan Will Participate in Discussions on STEM Education, Charter Schools in Tennessee


National League of Cities Details Efforts in Immigrant Integration

August 28, 2009



South Carolina Firm Named National Minority Small Business of the Year at MED Week 2009 Conference

August 28, 2009

The award-winning engineering and construction firm is owned and operated by registered professional engineers, and reports revenues totaling more than $19.5 million


Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Named Attraction of the Year

August 28, 2009



"Speed Sisters" Team Host Breast Cancer Fundraiser at Howard Univ.

August 28, 2009



FUNDS TARGETED TO HELP CALIFORNIA COUNT MINORITIES IN U.S. CENSUS

August 28, 2009



AT&T to Sponsor Nation's Largest Mexican American Cultural Celebration

August 28, 2009



Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration in Brooklyn Tomorrow

August 28, 2009



Marvin Gaye Park to Participate in Community Impact Study

August 28, 2009

This innovative research project will solidify the effects that policy and environmental changes have on the overall health behaviors of children and community residents within the Marvin Gaye Park area.


Senator Edward Kennedy: A Record of Leadership on Gay Issues

August 28, 2009

Over the years, Ted Kennedy has supported legislation that promotes equal rights and has fought closed-minded and discriminatory measures


Administrator Jackson Addresses Blacks in Government Conference

August 28, 2009

For three decades, this organization has shaped the work of governments at all levels and all across the nation


Over 500 Organizations Demand White House End Flawed Immigration Enforcement Program

August 28, 2009



Gov Paterson Responds to Justice Department's Report on Juvenile Detention Facilities

August 28, 2009



President Obama Urged to Respond to 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Letter

August 28, 2009



Minority PH.D Program receives $3.7 million

August 28, 2009



Guide to Historically Black Colleges and Universities Available

August 28, 2009

The guide, HBCU Today, is a 300-page resource book that offers feature articles on the history and future of HBCUs, black college culture and campus life, and top academic programs


Judge Stops Tribe's Cigarettes Sales to Non-members

August 28, 2009



Hospitals work to improve quality of cardiac care for black and Hispanic patients

August 31, 2009



BLACK ENTERPRISE/PEPSI GOLF & TENNIS CHALLENGE KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND

August 31, 2009



PA. Gov. Comments on the death of longtime civil liberties advocate

August 31, 2009

Larry Frankel was clearly one of the most effective advocates for civil liberties and justice in Pennsylvania. Larry understood that in the fight to preserve and expand our civil liberties, being civil was as important as being right.


Minority Coalition Challenges AT&T President To Public Debate

August 31, 2009



THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER, EPILOGUE TO PREMIERE WORLDWIDE

August 31, 2009

The epilogue focuses on the long-term effects of the murder of Matthew Shepard on the town of Laramie. It explores how the town has changed and how the murder continues to reverberate in the community. The play also includes new interviews with Matthew’s mother Judy Shepard and Mathew’s murderer Aaron McKinney, who’s serving two consecutive life sentences.


Latino Arts Festival at Rutgers University

August 31, 2009



Report Shows 51% Decline in Births
Where Hurricane Katrina Hit Hardest

August 31, 2009



Generations of Black Alumni to Reunite
for Homecoming

August 31, 2009



Black Contractors Have Been Driven Off the Road

August 31, 2009

The National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has recently received contracting data from the U.S. Department of Transportation concerning federally funded highway projects. Nationally, Black contractors


Lineup Announced for Phillies Goya Latino Family Celebration & Food Drive on Wednesday

August 31, 2009



Northrup Grumman Receives NAACP's Highest Honor

August 31, 2009

The Roy Wilkins Award, the highest recognition bestowed by the NAACP, was given to Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division in recognition of its outstanding diversity program, employment


Queercents: Job Hunting Skills for a
Tough Economy

August 31, 2009

A personal finance blog serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, has resume writing and job interviewing tips to help you rise above the competition and land that job.


History Professor Provides Comprehensive Look into University's Integration

August 31, 2009

UM history professor Charles Eagles provides an unprecedented look at the circumstances and events leading up to that fateful day in October 1962, when Meredith became the university's first black student.


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