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Filmmaker's Documentary 'Blacking Up' Examines Racial Identity Through Hip-Hop Music And Culture

February 01, 2010

When young whites embrace rap and hip-hop culture, is it an example of America moving toward being a colorblind society. Or is it just another case of cultural theft and


American Heart Association, 100 Black Men Of America Create Partnership For Stroke Education Initiative

February 01, 2010

Each of the 100 BMOA pilot sites will distribute the American Heart Association’s Family Health History Tree posters to their youth mentees, who will then complete it with their families. The poster helps families get to the root of their health history by filling


Author Tells Of Her Quest To Find The Children Of Slaves

February 01, 2010

In Sugar of the Crop, Butler details her unprecedented journey to reveal the hopes and dreams of the first generation of free African Americans


Carnegie Hall Presents A Night Of Gospel

February 01, 2010



Tri-Caucus Calls For Passage Of Federal
DREAM Act

February 01, 2010



List Of Top Universities Supporting Hispanic MBAs' Grows

February 01, 2010



Diverse Blood Donors Aid Our Communities

February 01, 2010



Report: Despite Blockbuster 2009, Hollywood Security Officers Still In Poverty

February 01, 2010

A new report being released today by the Service Employees International Union highlights the continued poverty wages of Hollywood's


Expected Executive Action Would Change 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Implementation

February 01, 2010



"Project M.A.T.E" Strives To Empower
Minority Teens

February 01, 2010

Project MATE, INC understands that a majority of minority teens have not an inkling of what entrepreneurship is or the impact it has on the world. The reason for minority teens not knowing of this issue is not because it is something they do not care


U Michigan To Press For More Stem Cell Research For Minorities

February 01, 2010



FEDS ADMIT MINORITY BUSINESSES FACE GREATER FUNDING WOES

February 01, 2010



Bread For The World Calls For Creation Of Green Jobs

February 01, 2010

Rev. David Beckmann, president, Bread for the World, today urged members of the National Latino Congreso to press their representatives in Congress to create more green jobs in order to reduce hunger and poverty among U.S. Latinos. "A recent poll by


Black History Made As 40 Artists Paint Murals And Give Back

February 01, 2010



Civil Rights Icon Joseph Lowery
Admitted To Hospital

February 01, 2010



Unemployment High In Indian Country, But
So Is Hope

February 01, 2010



Programs To Benefit Minority Execs Touted

February 01, 2010



DC Public Awareness Event On Racial Supremacist Hate

February 01, 2010

After having the American Renaissance conference canceled at the Dulles Marriott and then again at the Washington Dulles Westin hotels, the Nazi "white nationalist" website Stormfront is reporting that American Renaissance leader Jared Taylor will reveal


GLAAD Calls On CBS To Address Apparent Bias In Super Bowl Advertising Decisions

February 01, 2010



Leader Of Indian Group Calls For More Federal Aid

February 01, 2010



Obama-Driven Activism Fades For Ill. Minorities

February 01, 2010



State House Fails To Guarantee Equal Rights To All Hawaii Families

February 01, 2010



MALDEF Working To Ensure All Latinos
Are Counted

February 01, 2010



Obama's Stimulus Can't Slow Black,
Latino Unemployment

February 01, 2010



BET Honors To Premiere Tonight

February 01, 2010

The 2010 honorees included legendary songstress Whitney Houston (Entertainment), multi-faceted entertainer Queen Latifah (Media), respected business mogul Sean "Diddy"


Civil Union Backers In Hawaii Plan Suit

February 02, 2010



Minority Attorneys Gain In Numbers In Florida

February 02, 2010



National Urban League To Mentor Youth On
Career Choices

February 02, 2010



The Scottsboro Boys To Hold Panel On Infamous 1930's Civil Rights Case

February 02, 2010



Commissioner Aims To Help Consumers, Minority Media At FCC

February 02, 2010



LIVE WEBCAST National Conversation About The Future Of The NAACP

February 02, 2010

WATCH HERE LIVE
Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, Detroit Branch President and Board Of Directors Candidate to host tonight, 7:30PM - 8:00PM ET


NFL Stars Join Campaign For Cancer Awareness

February 02, 2010

African-American men are at a higher risk for developing prostate cancer and more than twice as likely to die from the disease," said Mike Haynes, NFL


Congressman John Conyers Wants Answers In Muslim Leader's Death

February 02, 2010

U.S. House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, along with a coalition of civil rights and Muslim activists, again is calling for a Justice Department investigation into last fall's shooting of a Detroit imam by FBI agents. The cleric's long-awaited autopsy report was


Report Highlights "Top Gainers" In Minority College Graduation Rates

February 02, 2010

Each year, nearly 400,000 minority students enroll as freshmen in a four-year college, hoping to realize all of the opportunities that earning a bachelor’s degree affords. Many arrive on campus having overcome underfunded high schools, an intimidating college


Spike Lee Tells Black And Latino Students To
"Wake Up"

February 02, 2010

Lee, who is responsible for "joints" like Get on the Bus, Do the Right Thing, and Bamboozled, told students that Latino and African-American students needed to "wake up" and break the stigma that getting an education often has in poor minority communities.


National Hispana Leadership Institute Executive Leadership Program Set To Begin

February 02, 2010

NHLI is the premier executive leadership organization preparing Latinas for positions of national and international influence, public policy impact and to contribute to the advancement of the Hispanic community. Its mission is to develop Hispanas as


Report Addresses Crisis Within Immigration Removal System

February 02, 2010



Researcher Tackles Startling Incidence Of Cervical Cancer Among Latinas

February 02, 2010



Marine Corps Celebrates Legacy And Dedication Of African American Marines

February 02, 2010

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is introducing a new multimedia campaign entitled "The Line," connecting the past to the present this Black History Month. This unique campaign utilizes the distinctive "line" of red piping embroidered on the Marine Corps


February 02, 2010



American Basketball Association Condemns White-Only Basketball League

February 02, 2010



New Online Channel BLACK247.com Celebrates Black History Month

February 02, 2010

In honor of Black History month, BlackTV247.com is proud to offer the first broadcast channel exclusively dedicated to celebrating the historic and contemporary accomplishments made by people of African descent the world over. The channels eclectic programs share


Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization Chooses Ambassadors For Business Initiative

February 02, 2010



Officers Group Says St. Louis City Police Race Relations Need Help

February 02, 2010



Angela Davis To Keynote 40th United Black
World Month

February 02, 2010



BET To Premiere 'Shop Talk: What's On The Hearts Of Men"

February 02, 2010

The documentary style web series explores the open dialogue between men that can only happen in one place: the barbershop. Featuring well-known actor Malik Yoba


Campaign To Strengthen Tax Credits For Low-Income Americans Begins

February 02, 2010



"28 Days Campaign" Launched To Encourage, Inspire And Empower African Americans

February 02, 2010



'From Slavery to Freedom' Brings African American History Into The 21st Century

February 02, 2010



Poll: California's Diversity A Mixed Blessing

February 02, 2010



Children Of Spanish Speaking Moms Watch Less TV According To Research

February 02, 2010



Online Exhibition, Symposium On NAACP Slated At Library Of Congress

February 02, 2010



Settlement In Discrimination Lawsuit Against Atlanta Area Realtors

February 03, 2010

According to the complaint, before showing the tester any homes, Foreman told the tester that he did not know where to take the tester


Black History Showcase Featured In PA.

February 03, 2010

What makes the BHS so unique is that most of the exhibits have never been shown in any museums.


Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce To Host Legislative Summit In D.C.

February 03, 2010

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) will host its 20th Annual Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., from March 22 - 24, 2010. Still celebrating its 30th anniversary, the USHCC offers this unique three-day event, which will provide


Rutgers Symposium To Explore How Laws and Social Policies Impact Gay Communities of Color

February 03, 2010

Prominent scholars, activists, and attorneys will discuss the effects of current laws and social policies on LGBT communities of color at the annual symposium of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review, to be held from 5 – 9 pm on Thursday, February, 25


American Indian Education statistics Indicate Failure In NM

February 03, 2010



Minority Business Groups Criticize Net
Neutrality Rules

February 03, 2010



'Vanity Fair' Criticized For Lack Of Diversity

February 03, 2010



Most Black Adults Skip Sun Protection, Study Suggests

February 03, 2010

Melanoma is more than 10 times higher in whites compared to blacks, but over a five-year span, blacks have a 78 percent lower survival rate


Diversity Reigns In Oscar-Nominated Directors

February 03, 2010

Lee Daniels ("Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire") is only the second black filmmaker to be nominated for best director in the 81-year-history


Conference Will Examine Crime In Indian Country

February 03, 2010



Obama 'Hate Crimes' In Lawsuit Bull's-Eye

February 03, 2010

The complaint states Christians now can become the target of federal investigations, grand juries and even charges for no more than opposing the activism of homosexuals who want not only public endorsement of their life choices, but to halt any criticism of those


New Study Reveals National And Oregon Flu Data About Native Americans

February 03, 2010



Congressman Alcee L. Hastings: "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Continues To Hurt Our Troops"

February 03, 2010



Philanthropy's Real Opportunities For
Real Impact

February 03, 2010

"Philanthropy has been criticized for failing to offer sufficient support to African-American, Latino, Asian American and other organizations led by and serving people of color. The census offers a win-win opportunity for everyone." Kathleen Enright, executive


MINORITY GROUPS TO FCC:
FOCUS ON THE REAL PROBLEM

February 03, 2010



WWII's First Black Hero Commemorated On Stamp

February 03, 2010



LA. Expands African American Heritage Trail With New Website

February 03, 2010



Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship Program Celebrates Black History Month

February 03, 2010



Alonzo Mourning And Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Host All-Star Weekend Blowout

February 03, 2010



Smithsonian Marks 50th Anniversary Of Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-In

February 03, 2010



Maryland Court Orders State Police To Turn Over Racial Profiling Records

February 03, 2010



Reps Edwards, Conyers Intro. Constl. Amendment To Block Corporate Election $

February 03, 2010



Leaders Underscore Importance Of Fighting
Racial Discrimination

February 03, 2010



Films Draw Ire Of Black Activist Groups

February 03, 2010

"It hurts me to use that term Blaxploitation, because it seems to overshadow all of the movies," said White. "The NAACP came up with that term only to identify poorly-done films that exploited the black dollars. But there were a lot of excellent movies that I consider


President Called On To Focus On High School Students Of Color

February 03, 2010



Kids' Dental Decay Takes A Bite Out Of School Attendance

February 03, 2010

“Dental IQ is very low” in many of the patients who visit La Clinica de La Raza’s dental clinics, said Dr. Ariane Terlet, La


Judge Finds Bank Of America Discriminated Against Black Job Applicants

February 03, 2010



Congress Must Make Investments In Latino Community Says La Raza

February 03, 2010



Protecting A New Generation From HIV On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 04, 2010



This Day In History

February 04, 2010

House Approves Civil Rights Act
Feb. 4, 1875
During the debate, seven African-American congressmen offered personal accounts of the


NOW: There's Still Time To Sack The Ad

February 04, 2010

You may have heard by now that CBS plans to air a 30-second ad by right-wing anti-abortion group Focus on the Family, starring football player Tim Tebow, during the Super Bowl. And it just got even worse


Organization Engages Young Minority Musicians

February 04, 2010

Emblematic of Sphinx's core purpose, the orchestra accompanying the finalists in both divisions will be made up entirely of black and Latino musicians, all professionals


Blacks Fault D.C. Mayor Fenty On Housing, Jobs, Appointees

February 04, 2010

The survey showed that Fenty's support has dived in the past two years, especially among African Americans, even though residents are mostly happy with city services and other results that his administration has delivered.


Cybersecurity Diversity Amendment Overwhelmingly Passes House

February 04, 2010



BET Networks Releases "African Americans Revealed"

February 04, 2010

BET Networks analyzed data from more than 80,000 consumers to understand the values, interests and lifestyles of African Americans and the relationship their personal aspirations, family structures, media preferences and product consumption serve. The


New Study Assesses Potential Impact Of Eliminating Affirmative Action

February 04, 2010



New Report Explains Charter Schools' Political Success Is Civil Rights Failure

February 04, 2010



Asian-Americans Lean Left Politically

February 04, 2010



CA Grad Rate Gap May Decrease

February 04, 2010

According to a 2008 assessment by the Office of Institutional Research, there are 11,465 underrepresented students at Sac State. These include Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians and Asians. Statistics show that the graduation rates


Exploring Landmarks In Black History

February 04, 2010



BLACKS REPORT PROGRESS
IN CHINA MEETINGS

February 04, 2010



American Indian Mascot Bill Postponed

February 04, 2010



National Labor Committee: Women Paid 10 Cents To Sew $80 Peyton Manning Jerseys For NFL And Reebok

February 04, 2010

Often forced to work 12-hour shifts, workers were at the factory 61 to 65 hours a week, including 12 to 15 hours of obligatory overtime, which was unpaid. The workers were paid a below-subsistence wage of just


PA Kicks Off Year-Long Celebration Of
Black History

February 04, 2010



Lung Cancer: Large Impact, Little Funding

February 04, 2010

In addition to women, African-Americans continue to experience the disproportionate burden of lung cancer incidence and mortality. Compared with other ethnic groups, African-Americans have the highest incidence of lung cancer, highest mortality rate, and lowest 5-


Dr. Terrence Roberts's Gives Perspective On Social Justice And Tolerance

February 04, 2010

One of the 'Little Rock Nine' group of African-American students that desegregated Little Rock High School. Dr. Roberts will discuss his


Researchers Identify Racial Differences In Pain Treatment Outcomes

February 04, 2010



The Budget And Beyond - A Call To Action For The HIV/AIDS Community

February 04, 2010



"TRIBAL Priority" Radio Broadcast Licensing Procedures Established By The FCC

February 04, 2010



Public Hearing on New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Investigation To Be Held

February 04, 2010



New Jersey Blacks Less Likely To Survive Cancer Than Whites

February 04, 2010



Abstinence Education Works After All, Study Says

February 05, 2010

The study followed 662 African-American students in urban schools, a group that, on average -- previous research shows -- become sexually active at a young


Civil Rights Leaders: Senate Jobs Bill Must Do More To Tackle Minority Unemployment

February 05, 2010

Leading economists and civil rights figures reacted to the Senate's latest proposal to create jobs in light of new unemployment numbers from the Department of Labor. The legislation, introduced by Senators Reid (D-NV), Durbin (D-IL), Dorgan (D-ND), Baucus (D-


Distinguished Sailors Saluted On Stamps

February 05, 2010

The first black American hero of World War II, Miller (1919-1943) became an inspiration to generations of Americans for his actions at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.


Roger That: Documentary Salutes African-American Servicemen And Women

February 05, 2010

PBS describes it as "a powerful documentary television series that salutes our African-American service men and women and reveres their dedicated


Indian Leaders Want Apology Ffrom Steele

February 05, 2010

Native American leaders in Montana are asking for an apology from Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for his use of the phrase "honest Injun" during an interview on FOX News last month. Steele is set to be the keynote speaker for the Montana GOP's kickoff event in Great Falls on Feb. 13


Hispanic Leadership Launches Intern Program

February 05, 2010

Program provides greater leadership opportunities for university students with strong interest in the U.S. Hispanic community. Building on its successful summer Congressional internship program, the CHLI Global Leaders Internship and Fellowship Program


Poll Finds Florida Puerto Ricans Want Congress To Cap Federal Bailout

February 05, 2010



Black Conservatives Praise CBS Over
Super Bowl Ad

February 05, 2010



FL Lawmakers Push For Civil-Rights Hall Of Fame

February 05, 2010



President's Budget Proposal Provides Increased Environmental Protection For Tribal Nations

February 05, 2010



Printing Press Returns To The Cherokee Nation

February 05, 2010



African Americans And The Jobs Crisis

February 05, 2010



EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW REVEALS URGENT NEED FOR BLACKS

February 05, 2010



Black AIDS Institute And Magic Johnson Foundation Announce New Collaboration

February 05, 2010

The Institute and MJF will engage in mobilization efforts to ensure that the needs of Black Americans are addressed in the National AIDS


New Report: Minority Contractors Receive Just 2 Percent Of Highway Stimulus Cash

February 05, 2010



Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off 20-City Tour

February 05, 2010

In tribute to Judith Jamison’s and Alvin Ailey’s artistry and contributions to American culture, The Smithsonian‘s National Museum of


Newark "Status Is Everything" Campaign Targets Black Males

February 05, 2010



Chicago Woman Accused Of Minority Contract Fraud Worth Over $9M

February 05, 2010



Catholic Church Hispanic Outreach Ineffective, Report Says

February 05, 2010

Limited outreach to youth and to a large segment of Hispanics who are not parish affiliates in a formal way are also seen as areas of concern. “The NRHM assessment underscores what many Hispanic ministry leaders have been saying: the major challenge in


Colleges Take Action To Boost Minority Grad Rates

February 05, 2010



Hispanic Bar Honors Top Lawyers Under 40

February 05, 2010



Son Of Legendary Bob Marley Pens
Controversial Memoir

February 05, 2010



Documentary Focuses On Opera Singer Who Overcame Discrimination

February 05, 2010



Black Professionals Tell President Obama What’s On Their Minds

February 05, 2010



Study: Managers’ Hiring Practices Vary By
Race, Ethnicity

February 05, 2010



Civil Rights Pioneers Call For New Movement

February 08, 2010

The journey continues 50 years later, as new economic discrimination segregates schoolchildren from activities their parents can’t afford, she said. And there’s discrimination when South Carolina employers can fire workers without a stated reason, Greenville


Reverend Jesse Jackson To Speak At University Of Oregon

February 08, 2010

The Reverend will present, “With Justice for All: Human Rights and Civil Rights At Home and Abroad". Rev. Jackson has been called the "conscience of the nation" and


Planned Parenthood Uses Tebow Response To Target More Black Abortions Say Black Prolife Leaders

February 08, 2010

“Planned Parenthood’s response to the Tebow family’s Super Bowl ad continues their founder, eugenicist Margaret Sanger’s history of deception. They feature two African American athletes who are talking about ‘respecting’ women’s choices without ever mentioning, alveda king, alveda, c, king


Oregon Minority Group To Offer Scholarships To White Students

February 08, 2010

The Oregon League of Minority Voters has not figured out details for the awards, to be issued this spring, said Promise King, executive director of the statewide nonprofit organization. But recipients must live in Oregon. And they can't be of Asian, African, Latino,


Lost Voice Returns To Campus

February 08, 2010

The 10-cent newspaper now found on yellowed, disintegrating paper tackled issues ranging from discrimination at fraternities and sororities to a near-riot at the Armory when police broke up a gathering of black teens. It also included a photo spread of fashion


Cicely Tyson To Be Honored At Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

February 08, 2010

Star of television, film and stage, Cicely Tyson is a trailblazer for her portrayal of strong positive roles for African-American actresses. As a successful model


Veterans Of The Civil-Rights Movement Honored In Pictorial

February 08, 2010

An interactive portfolio about the civil-rights era, with contemporary portraits by Platon, historical photographs, interviews, and audio commentary by David Remnick, whose written introduction appears


Black Methodist's 'Great Gathering' Press
Conference - Postponed

February 08, 2010



Black History Month Documentary Tells The Story Of America's Black Patriots

February 08, 2010



Latin Music Awards Show Line-up Announced

February 08, 2010



NJ Man Indicted For Threatening Employees Of Latino Civil Rights Organizations

February 08, 2010



The Recession’s Impact on Diversity Initiatives

February 08, 2010

The ABA is out with a new report that suggests the recession has negatively impacted diversity in the legal profession. The report also confirms reports


Pan African Film & Arts Festival Announces 2010 Night Of Tribute Honorees

February 08, 2010



National Merit Tries To Censor Biased State-by-State Scholarship Cut-Off Scores

February 08, 2010



Ohio Northern University Black Law Students Host Diversity Forum

February 08, 2010



Black Brooklyn Renaissance Begins Year Long Cultural Initiative

February 08, 2010



African-American Entrepreneurs Face More Challenges To Start, Build Business

February 08, 2010



February 08, 2010



Florencia 13 Gang Member Sentenced To Life Without Parole In Racketeering Case

February 08, 2010



Diversity Takes Center Stage At Symposium

February 08, 2010



'The Meeting' Takes A Look A Civil Rights Era Through Eyes Of King, Malcolm X

February 08, 2010



Obama's Budget For Indians Would Boost Health, Cut Housing

February 08, 2010



Hispanic Bar Supports Application Matthew Shepard Act To Thwart Hate Crimes

February 08, 2010



Dalai Lama To Receive Freedom Center's International Freedom Conductor Award

February 08, 2010

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, will accept the International Freedom Conductor Award (IFCA). The Dalai Lama, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his unstinting


Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Scores Big With Legacy Awards

February 08, 2010



Diversity Is Taking On New Meaning In Corporate America, Executives Say

February 08, 2010



More Students Taking STEM Courses, Gaps Remain

February 09, 2010

White graduates earned more credits than black and Hispanic students in the categories of “advanced mathematics” and “advanced science and engineering,” says the study by researchers at MPR Associates Inc., based in Berkeley, Calif. The


BET Partner With First Lady On Obesity Program

February 09, 2010

"BET Networks is honored to work with the First Lady and to be a part of the Let's Move campaign addressing the issue of childhood obesity across the nation," said Lee. "The mission of the Let's Move campaign fits squarely within our corporate


Houses Of Three African-American Literary Giants One Step Closer To Landmark Status

February 09, 2010

The houses of three Chicago African-American literary giants--author Richard Wright (left), poet Gwendolyn Brooks and playwright Lorraine Hansberry--took a significant step toward protected landmark status Monday after a City Council committee recommended


RNC Chairman Michael Steele To Speak At Princeton

February 09, 2010

"Whether one agrees with Michael Steele or not, his chairmanship of the RNC is historic, and his voice is shaping the course of our nation in these challenging


Black Americans Question Obama’s Approach To Race

February 09, 2010

It is a balancing act that has frustrated some black leaders and scholars, who are starting to challenge Mr. Obama’s language and policies. On Capitol Hill


White House "The Civil Rights Movement"
Concert Tonight

February 09, 2010



Tribes Taking Control Of Mortgages

February 09, 2010



War On Drugs Or War On Mexicans?

February 09, 2010



CHILDREN PAYING HIGHEST PRICE IN IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN

February 09, 2010



MALDEF, Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit On Behalf Of Day Laborers In CA

February 09, 2010



Pan African Film & Arts Festival Taps Black Panther Documentary

February 09, 2010

"41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers" As Centerpiece Presentation


ACLU Challenges Illegal Disfranchisement of American Indian Voters In South Dakota

February 09, 2010



Alfred Edmond, Jr. Replaces Roland Martin As Host Of Urban Business Roundtable

February 09, 2010



Exhibition Marks Anniversary Of New South Africa

February 09, 2010

Titled "A Personal Account of Cape Town in 1990," the exhibition features photographs and newspapers from


Dance Theater Of Harlem Hosts Open House

February 09, 2010



Freedom Bus Tour Makes Final Stops

February 09, 2010



Black Churches Respond To HIV/AIDS Crisis

February 09, 2010



Mahalia Jackson: Voices Of The Civil Rights Movement

February 09, 2010

"That's where the power comes from," says the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who first met the singer in the 1960s. "When there is no gap between what you say and who you are, what you say and what you believe — when you can express that in song, it is all the more powerful."


Harlem's Black Elected Officials, Business Leaders Second-Guessing Loyalties To NY Gov

February 09, 2010



FBI Takes New Look At 1955 Killing Of Black Teen

February 09, 2010



Tribal Alliance Releases Study On State Revenue Impacts Of Internet Poker In California

February 09, 2010



Initiative 'eastLAworks' Helps Support
Hispanic Community

February 09, 2010



'What Does Lunar New Year Mean to You?' Campaign Highlights Chinese New Year

February 09, 2010

"We are committed to supporting the Asian communities here in the West and across the country and are proud to join them as they


Nation's Brightest Hispanic PR And Social Marketing Stars Highlight Roster At Conference

February 09, 2010



Teachers, Schools Become Diplomats Through New Partnership

February 09, 2010



'Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Awards' To Air From
Apollo Theater

February 09, 2010



THE MOVEMENT Revisited In Celebration Of Black History Month

February 09, 2010



Former NAACP Official Accused Of Embezzling

February 09, 2010



Continental Airlines Honors Its First Black Pilot

February 10, 2010



Urban League Advances Economic Development Opportunities On Historic Mission To China

February 10, 2010



Tribe Sues State of California for $115 Million In Lost Revenue

February 10, 2010



Cavaliers To Honor Clevelands Own African-American Entertainers

February 10, 2010



Film Tells Hidden History Of African American World War II Troops

February 10, 2010

"Inside Buffalo," a new 60-minute documentary to be shown Saturday in Oakland, highlights the service by the 92nd Infantry Division, an all-African-American unit, nicknamed the "Buffalo Soldiers Division," that fought in Italy during World War II. The U.S. armed


Proposed Soda Taxes Fall Flat, Says Black Activist

February 10, 2010

"After the Obama Administration tried to put itself between me and my doctor with its health care plan,


New Study On Charter Schools Show Increased Graduation Rates And College Enrollment

February 10, 2010

In the first-ever analysis of the impacts of charter school attendance on educational attainment, educational researchers Kevin Booker and Brian Gill of Mathematica Policy Research, Tim R. Sass of Florida State University, and Ron Zimmer of Michigan


NASCAR Diversity Program Doesn't Shy From Sport's Past

February 10, 2010

Early in the clip that was shown, the subject of NASCAR's past with minorities was discussed and how Wendell Scott remains the only African-American


Woolworth Sit-In ProtestorWilmington native discusses civil rights legacy

February 10, 2010

McNeil was one of four college students who started a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro 50 years ago. The sit-in was a non-violent protest that helped set in motion the civil rights movement across the country. McNeil graduated from Williston High


Rutgers: Solving The Dropout Crisis

February 10, 2010

Nearly one-half of Black and Latino youth combined in the United States fail to graduate from high school, researchers at Northeastern University have found, leading to poverty and unemployment and threatening the U.S. competitiveness in the global economy.


Creative Spirit Showcase Spotlights Short Films By American Indians

February 10, 2010



Health Fairs To Provide Access In Hispanic Communities Kick Off

February 10, 2010



Simmons College Hosts Women's "Spirit of Resilience" Conference

February 10, 2010

Featured are keynote addresses by four remarkable women: award-winning actress Angela Bassett, renowned editor and entrepreneur Tina Brown, humanitarian and actress Mia


NY's Westchester County Failing To Comply With Historic Housing Desegregation Order

February 10, 2010



United Negro College Fund Announce Essay Contest For College Scholarships

February 10, 2010



Partisan 'Bottleneck’ In Congress Still Hindering Civil Rights Gains, Says NAACP

February 10, 2010



Black And Hispanic Infants Much More Likely To Have HIV, Report Shows

February 10, 2010



Colleges Striving To Meet Demands Of Growing Latino Student Population, New Report Reveals

February 10, 2010



More Diverse Group Of US Students Succeeding On AP Exams, New Analysis Released

February 10, 2010



Acomplished Black Men To Appear On Bowling Green Panel

February 10, 2010



Few Blacks Vaccinated At L.A. County H1N1 Flu Clinics

February 10, 2010

At the same time, Asians were “over-represented” at county clinics, Fielding said, receiving 27.62% of the vaccinations, although they make up about 13% of the county population. The figures surprised Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who had complained in


Tuskegee’s Diversity Legacy Continues Today

February 10, 2010



Southern Poverty Law Center Co-Founder Morris Dees To Speak At Museum Anniversary

February 10, 2010

Since opening, the Fort Wayne African/African- American Historical Museum (FWAAHM), 436 E. Douglas Ave., has continued to grow and has established itself as an important educational entity in Fort Wayne and the surrounding community. Museum


Do Recent Unemployment Numbers Accurately Represent Minorities?

February 10, 2010



Immigration Activists Concerned About Anti-Latino Sentiment At Tea Party Convention

February 10, 2010



Benefits Of Debate Brought To Inner-City Youth

February 10, 2010



LATINO VOTE CRUCIAL IN ELECTIONS

February 10, 2010



Black Speed Skater Seeks To Heat Up The Olympics

February 11, 2010

Everything he does away from the ice — at least in his home country — would seem to indicate this amazing speedskater, the first African-American to


U.S. Colleges Court Hispanic Families Using Español

February 11, 2010

Nationwide, only 25 percent of Hispanics ages 18 to 24 were in college in 2006. That compares with 32 percent of blacks, 44 percent of whites and 61 percent of Asian-Americans, according to a report by the American Council on Education. But the same report


California Lawmakers Fail The Grade On Racial Equity

February 11, 2010

Though communities of color represent nearly 60 percent of the population, the state of California’s leadership has not addressed this majority


Shifts In San Francisco Hurt African-American Businesses

February 11, 2010

Overall, the number of San Francisco African-American residents has dropped from a peak of about 120,000, or 13% of the total city population, in 1980 to about


Billboard Campaign: Abortion Makes Black Children An 'Endangered Species’

February 11, 2010

Georgia Right to Life has sponsored the 65 billboards with the Atlanta-based Radiance Foundation, a group which encourages adoption. According to the New York


Asian American Groups Press For Immigration Reform

February 11, 2010

“Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are deeply invested in helping to pass meaningful comprehensive


Lou Gossett Jr.’s Prostate Cancer Sends A Sobering - Get Tested

February 11, 2010

Gossett says he decided to speak up about his diagnosis to increase awareness about the disease, particularly in the African- American community. With preventive examinations and early treatment, prostate cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. Prostate cancer is the single most diagnosed non-skin cancer among African Americans: 30,870 will be diagnosed this year alone.


Obama Wants Stimulus Projects To Hire More Minorities, Women

February 11, 2010



Federal Monitor Rejects Westchester 'Plan' For Compliance With Desegregation Order

February 11, 2010



NAACP President To Lead Economic Rally

February 11, 2010



Burden Of HIV/TB Infections Falling On Hispanics

February 11, 2010



Plan To Aid Minority Auto Suppliers Set In Motion

February 11, 2010



Physician Efforts To Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities Are "Modest And Uneven"

February 11, 2010

Despite consensus in the medical community about steps physicians can take to address racial and ethnic


Gates: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Demands Study

February 11, 2010

Expressing his personal support for a repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law -- support shared by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen -- Secretary Gates emphasized the need for a full review to ensure it's done right if it happens. This


One In Four Black, Hispanic Workers
Is Underemployed

February 11, 2010



Minorities Less Likely To Receive Diabetes Test

February 11, 2010



Civil Rights Advocates Protest Mass Closings Of Public Schools

February 11, 2010



BLACK LEADERS BRING JOB SHORTAGE INTO FOCUS

February 11, 2010



Record Snowfalls Batter Indian Country

February 11, 2010



Black Aviation Pioneers Honored With New
Virtual Museum

February 11, 2010



Study Finds Racial Gaps Continue In Heart
Disease Awareness

February 11, 2010



Indian Tribes Have $4.8 Billion Available In Broadband Funds

February 11, 2010



NAACP To Bring Black History to Life

February 11, 2010



Research Shows Hispanics Closest To Making Physical Activity Goals

February 11, 2010



Racial Disparities Found In Vaccination Rates Among Elderly In Nursing Homes

February 11, 2010



Civil Rights Commission To Hold Public Hearing On New Black Panther Investigation

February 11, 2010



RECESSION TO EFFECT MINORITIES "LONG TERM"

February 12, 2010



Quitting Smoking Especially Difficult For Some Groups

February 12, 2010

Evidence-based smoking cessation treatments are addressed in another article in this special section


Ala. Town Marks Infamous Case 8 Decades Later

February 12, 2010

"The history of the case is rich. People know, `Those nine black boys raped those white women.' But people don't know about the case, what really happened," said Sheila Washington, a black woman who headed a push for the museum. Mayor Melvin Potter said some


Documentary Links NASA And The Civil Rights Movement

February 12, 2010

"NASA was for diversity, for desegregation and for integration. They were equal opportunity employers," he said. Moss said this kind of open policy


Hispanic By Popular Demand

February 12, 2010

Driven by its growing population and pervasive cultural attributes, the Hispanic community will continue to influence U.S. mainstream. Hispanic heritage is already extremely visible in business, political and social contexts. As Hispanic presence


For Some, Path To College May Begin In Church

February 12, 2010

On Sunday the university will participate in the fifth annual Super Sunday, a program in which officials and educators visit area African-American churches to speak about the importance of a college education. Materials and information on what it takes to attend


Massive King Memorial Nearly Ready For Trip To DC For Assembly

February 12, 2010

More than a decade in the making, finally "it's here," said Ed Jackson Jr., the project's executive architect. The memorial, the first on the Mall honoring


Black Alcatraz Inmates Documented In, "The Black Rock"

February 12, 2010

In his third feature-length film, "The Black Rock," Epps explores Alcatraz Island's lesser-known African


African American Farmers In South Carolina Gather For $1.5 Billion Settlement

February 12, 2010



Jackie Robinson Broke The Color Barrier In The Modern Baseball Era

February 12, 2010



At California Museum, Exhibit Focuses On African American History

February 12, 2010



Black History Month Marks Importance Of
Diverse Donors

February 12, 2010



Ads Target African-American Homophobia

February 12, 2010



'Becoming Barack' Slated To Premiere On President's Day

February 12, 2010



Women Of Color And The Anti-Choice
Focus On Eugenics

February 12, 2010



Indian Health Service Director: 'We Have A Lot To Teach The Country'

February 12, 2010

The IHS received a significant funding boost -- $590 million -- in last year's stimulus package to support community-based health and public health projects


A Freedom Singer Shares The Music Of The Movement

February 12, 2010

The event brought together numerous guest speakers to showcase readings and songs from the civil rights movement, including legendary Motown singer Smokey Robinson, Bob


Preteen Vaccine Campaign Has Native
American Spokesperson

February 12, 2010



Racial Disparities Persist In Diagnosis Of Advanced Breast, Colon Cancer

February 12, 2010



Minority Media Council Gives Financial Boost To Howard U

February 12, 2010



FDNY Deputy Chief Blasts 'Forced Diversity’

February 12, 2010



Tribal Economic Development Bonds Awarded To 76 Tribes Nationally

February 12, 2010



"Pull Up Your Sagging Pants... " Campaign Kick-Off In MO

February 12, 2010



$100,000 Awarded To American Indian College Fund For Scholarships

February 12, 2010



Racial Discrimination In Union Army Pensions Detailed By New Study

February 12, 2010



Sports Illustrated Sends Blacks To Back Of Book

February 15, 2010



National Campaign Asks Country's Youth "What Does Equality Mean to You?"

February 15, 2010



Association Of Black Journalists Seeks Entries For National Media Awards

February 15, 2010



Detroit Health Department To Increase Outreach Of Black AIDS Awareness

February 15, 2010



Analysis Shows Minorities Less Likely To Receive "Cornerstone" Diabetes Test

February 15, 2010



Medicaid Cuts Threaten American
Indian Population

February 15, 2010



Lawmakers Need To Direct Job Opportunities To The Hardest-Hit Communities

February 15, 2010

When President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) one year ago, the unemployment rate for Latinos was 9.9%; today it is nearly three points higher: 12.6%. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate has yet to reach the


Research: Minority Dropout Rates And Economy Go Hand In Hand

February 15, 2010



MAJOR BLACK CHURCHES
ANNOUNCE COALITION

February 15, 2010



Expo To Focus On Minority Entrepreneurs

February 15, 2010



In Black Caucus, A Fund-Raising Powerhouse

February 15, 2010

From 2004 to 2008, the Congressional Black Caucus’s political and charitable wings took in at least $55 million in corporate and union contributions, according to an analysis by The New York Times, an impressive amount even by the standards of a Washington awash


Community Creates Unique American Indian Quit Smoking Program

February 15, 2010

American Indians, living throughout the U.S. in more than 500 tribes with unique customs, use traditional tobacco to welcome


Minority Business Owners Focus On
Relationship Building

February 15, 2010



Savannah Native Returns Home After 60 Years To Share Her Life's Work

February 15, 2010

The Savannah native survived "Bloody Sunday" to become the "mother of the Voting Rights Act." "We started the movement and I couldn't leave it," Robinson, 99, said


Magic Johnson Reportedly Eyeing
Ebony, Jet

February 15, 2010

Pulley reported that "Johnson, 50, would fold the publisher into Magic Johnson Enterprises, said a person with knowledge of the discussions. The company he founded while a player with the Los Angeles Lakers has partnerships with Starbucks


Revamp Black History Month? Some Say Yes

February 15, 2010

With February being Black History Month, some people worry are children aren't being taught the right history lessons. They want to make it more contemporary by spending less time on Rosa Parks and Frederick Douglass and more time on Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama.


Goldman Sachs Managing Director Resigns To Run Reorganized Africa.com

February 15, 2010



Civil Rights Report To Detail Conditions For Migrant Farmworkers In Michigan

February 15, 2010



CA Transit Company Loses $175M From Fed Due To Civil Rights Act Failure

February 15, 2010



Louis Armstrong House Highlights Jazz Man's Civil Rights Fight

February 15, 2010



Military Poll Shows Less Opposition To Gays Serving Openly

February 15, 2010



Blacks, Latinos And Women Lose Ground At Silicon Valley Tech Companies

February 15, 2010



Oakland Raiders Stadium Study: Competitive Bid And Minority Involvement Missing?

February 15, 2010



One-Month Progress Report For Haiti Earthquake

February 15, 2010



Plan Of Action For Consultation And Coordination With Tribes Unveiled

February 15, 2010



Haiti Quake Survivors Report Need For Protection From Crime, Rainy Season

February 15, 2010



Justice Department Strikes Deal Protecting Rights Of Spanish-Speaking Voters CA

February 15, 2010



Latino Coalition: Californians Are Tired Of Politics As Usual

February 15, 2010



Lives That Changed The World: Nelson Mandela

February 15, 2010

Imprisoned 27 years for standing up for what he believed, Nelson Mandela persevered and was miraculously able to galvanize the world around his


Black Journalists' Group To Hold Conference On Black Health and Health Care Disparities

February 15, 2010

The conference will provide journalists the tools to effectively report on the impact of health, health policy and health care reform on communities of color. This annual conference has garnered the attention of headliners and newsmakers in the fight


Some Black Women Unhappy About Anti-
Abortion Campaign

February 16, 2010



Forum To Discuss Education Issues In Minority-Heavy Schools

February 16, 2010



Minority Employment Rate Has Tripled Since 1966

February 16, 2010



Experts Identify Why Women And Blacks Face Higher Risk Of Dying From Heart Disease

February 16, 2010



Study Confirms Treatment Disparities Exist Between White And Black Women

February 16, 2010



Gospel Singing Competition Hits The Road In Search Of The Next Great Gospel Super Star

February 16, 2010



Multi-Racial Skating Couple Has
Olympics Buzzing

February 16, 2010

Although black athletes were extremely rare in the former East Germany, Szolkowy told the New York Times before the Games that he never experienced racism or discomfort. Tall and lean, the dark-haired Szolkowy was raised by his mother and adapted


Lawsuit Alleges Racial, Sexual
Discrimination At AAA

February 16, 2010



What Do Google, Yahoo Have To Hide?

February 16, 2010

"One of the main ways that we track how society is doing in terms of race relations, in terms of eliminating discrimination, in terms of promoting diversity, is by looking at statistics," said Richard Ford, a Stanford University law professor who is an expert


Research Reveals Risky Credit Card Behavior

February 16, 2010

White students' credit card debt increase 64 percent over that one year period, while Hispanic students' more than doubled and African-American students' more than tripled


Suicide Third Cause Of Death Among Black Male Youth

February 16, 2010

For centuries, black folks in America have had to fight against stereotypical images of themselves. Many of those images imposed by others have been misleading, hurtful and degrading. Others— often imposed and adopted by black people themselves


Colleges Lagging On Faculty Diversity

February 16, 2010



African-American Cancer Deaths Decrease, But Remain Highest In U.S.

February 16, 2010



"Not An Equal Opportunity Recession," Minorities Suffer Much Higher Unemployment

February 16, 2010

The DiNapoli report illustrates a gender gap regarding unemployment during the study period of December 2007 through December 2009. The unemployment


FORECLOSURES THREATEN STABILITY OF LATINO FAMILIES

February 16, 2010



Law Conference To Address Overrepresentation of Blacks In Criminal Justice System

February 16, 2010



Report: Calif. DUI Checkpoints Generate Millions For Police

February 16, 2010

• Sobriety checkpoints frequently screen traffic in or near Latino neighborhoods. In cities with majority Latino populations, police are seizing cars at three times the


Study Identifies Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Surgical Care

February 16, 2010



Finance Officials Question Magnet Program's Progress

February 16, 2010



Black Men Health And Empowerment To Be Focus Of Star Studded Event

February 16, 2010

"The View's" Sherri Shepherd and KJLH Radio's Adai Lamar will serve as event co-hosts. Health activist Dick Gregory will provide the keynote speech. Norm


Federal Suit Planned Over Ban On
Affirmative Action

February 16, 2010



Tribal Tea Partiers Hold Rally

February 16, 2010



Census Changes Criteria For Hispanic
American Indians

February 16, 2010



More Civil Rights Complaints Against Arpaio

February 16, 2010



Housewives League Paved Way For Jobs, Businesses

February 16, 2010

The Housewives League -- a nonprofit sister group to the Booker T. Washington Businessmen's Association organized by her husband, the pastor of Bethel A.M.E. -- required members to support black businesses, buy black products and patronize black professionals, thus


Community Celebrates YWCA Urban
Campus Project

February 16, 2010



Top Corporations Discuss How To Tap Into
Hispanic Market

February 16, 2010



Time Is Running Out For Latinos To Help Map California's Future

February 16, 2010



National Archives Celebrates African-American History Month

February 16, 2010



Roland Martin To Address Las Vegas Urban League

February 17, 2010



Select Minority Students Get Full College Ride

February 17, 2010



National Rural Youth Assembly Project Looking For Young Leaders Of Tomorrow

February 17, 2010



Police 'Stop-And-Frisks' Of Minorities
On The Rise In NY

February 17, 2010



Minority Gains Not Showing Up In Wallets

February 17, 2010



Acclaimed Educator Joins Nation's Leading Dropout Prevention Organization

February 17, 2010



TV Drama Pilots Getting More Racially Diverse

February 17, 2010

The odds against dramas led by a minority actor historically have been long. None of the networks' attempts through the years had worked, including three shows with James Earl Jones, "Paris," "Gabriel's Fire" and "Under One Roof," and two each with Andre Braugher ("Gideon's Crossing" and "Thief") and Taye Diggs ("Kevin Hill" and "Day Break"). USA Network also tried unsuccessfully a new spin on "Kojak" with Ving Rhames as the lollipop-loving detective.


Senator Backs African American HIV/AIDS Bill

February 17, 2010

Gillibrand introduced her National Black Clergy for the Elimination of HIV/AIDS of 2009 in the Senate on Thursday. The bill has been referred to the Senate


Sharpton Vents At Holder After DOJ Drops Cop Shootout Probe

February 17, 2010

“I expressed to [Holder] my extreme disappointment in the decision and our legal advisors saw the evidence and federal jurisdiction differently,” Sharpton said in a


Study: Health Suffers In Neighborhoods Lacking Supermarkets, Safe Parks

February 17, 2010

The new study is the first to determine if, and how, the type of area an African-American woman lives in contributes to her chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Cozier and her colleagues found that the rate of new type 2 diabetes for women in


The Irrelevance Of Black History Month In Jamaica

February 17, 2010

IT is quite surprising to note that some Jamaicans want to celebrate a Black History Month as done in the United States, or to participate in the recently created Kwanzaa winter observances that fall around Christmas. Some American importations such as Coca


Civil Rights Group Presents Challenge To Proposition

February 17, 2010

There is a new legal challenge to Proposition 209, the initiative prohibiting the UC system from considering race, sex, or ethnicity in student admissions. On Tuesday, members of a group called "Equality by Any Means Necessary" filed a lawsuit against the initiative


NAACP To Open NY Headquarters

February 17, 2010



RECOVERY ACT $$$ NOT MAKING IT TO MINORITIES

February 17, 2010



Black Caucus Widens Focus

February 17, 2010



Pan African Film Festival To Close Out With "Freedom Riders'

February 17, 2010



Federal TIGER Program Will Create Jobs In
Tribal Communities

February 17, 2010



Broadband Connectivity Report Released

February 17, 2010

Survey results demonstrate that persons in rural areas are less likely to use the Internet. For example, Blacks and Hispanics in rural areas exhibit a lesser propensity to use broadband than their counterparts in urban areas. A substantial difference in home


Banking Is Back Initiative Aims For Diversity On Wall Street

February 17, 2010



Who Is 'Indian’ Varies By Definition

February 17, 2010



Black Radio Personality Is "On A Mission To
Save Our Kids"

February 17, 2010

Nationally acclaimed radio personality Michael Baisden has created a campaign to encourage one million Americans to sign up as mentors for children in need through a


Census Road Tour Celebrates Chinese New Year In San Francisco

February 17, 2010



Minority Groups Send Letter To FCC Asking For "Long Overdue Reports"

February 17, 2010



Justice Department Cuts Red Tape For
Tribal Communities

February 17, 2010



Arizona Sheriff Arpaio To Unleash 800 Deputies On Undocumented Immigrants

February 17, 2010



Asian Group Receives Grant For
Leadership Program

February 17, 2010



African American History Museums Offer Window To Past

February 17, 2010



Speak Out Campaign For Inclusion Started By Colorado Students

February 17, 2010



Step Off Finals Are Stomping Into Atlanta

February 17, 2010



Minority Corporate Counsel Association Recognizes Commitment To Diversity

February 17, 2010



Magic Johnson HIV Testing Tour To Stop At Seven 'Historically Black Colleges’

February 17, 2010



Teenager First To Be Prosecuted For Race Hatred On YouTube

February 18, 2010

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was also the youngest person to be guilty of inciting racial hatred after setting up a website on which he showed a Ku Klux Klan lynching, when he was just 15. He was given a two-year conditional


Illinois Lieutenant Governor's Race And The Black Community

February 18, 2010

The Tribune reports that Congressmen Bobby Rush, Jesse Jackson Jr., and Danny Davis have all signed the letter that asks for "uniform, comprehensive and transparent criteria" in the selection of the new Democratic nominee.


Oregon Reflects On Institutional Racism

February 18, 2010

The history of racism in Oregon is evident in the legal system with examples such as “Lash Laws,” instituted


Tuskegee Airmen Blazed A Trail Through The Skies

February 18, 2010

"The civil rights movement did not begin in the 1960s. These men fought for their rights to prove that they


Aventura Sits In On Q & A Session At Billboard Latin Music Conference

February 18, 2010

"Since we began making music together as teenagers, we always looked to Billboard to stay educated about our business," explains Romeo. "As


U.S. Speedskater Shani Davis Wins Second Gold Medal

February 18, 2010

The first African American to win an individual Winter Games event four years ago, Davis repeated last night, his blistering finishing sprint giving him a second straight


After Mistrial Racial Makeup Of
Juries Debated

February 18, 2010

The case had racial overtones from the start. Riddle's lawyers filed a motion seeking a new trial before arguments began, claiming that not enough prospective jurors were black. His attorney John Minonk said only nine of 100 potential jurors were


Penn State Black Caucus Forum Analyzes African
American Identity

February 18, 2010



National Project On Immigrant Integration
Kicks Off

February 18, 2010



Atlanta School Districts File Lawsuit Against State Over Charter Schools

February 18, 2010



Urban League President To Ring Closing
Bell At NYSE

February 18, 2010



Japanese American League Works To
Recognize Veterans

February 18, 2010



EQUALITY WATCHGROUP: LAWMAKERS NOT DOING ENOUGH

February 18, 2010



Blacks Less Likely To Draw Up Advance
Medical Directives

February 18, 2010



Indian Health Service Urges Native Parents To Protect Pre-Teens With Vaccines

February 18, 2010



Man Claims Pizza Hut receipt Is "racist"

February 18, 2010

But it wasn't. The words Mayberry saw on his Pizza Hut order ticket did not describe the pizza at all. He believes they described him.


Spanish Broadcasting Responds To
Undercounting Issue

February 18, 2010



Noted Black Scientist Tapped To Head
Grinnell College

February 18, 2010



American Idol To Spotlight Winner Kris Allen’s Trip To Haiti

February 18, 2010



Pan African Film & Arts Festival Announces Filmmaker Awards

February 18, 2010

The films receiving Jury Awards were selected from six categories: Best Feature Documentary, Best Documentary Short, Best Narrative Short, Best Feature Narrative, and First Time Narrative Feature Directing. All films in competition were also eligible for


Push For More Minority Coaches In Florida

February 18, 2010



UCLA Report Examines Graduation Rates Among Native Americans

February 18, 2010



MALDEF Joins Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Against AARP

February 18, 2010



Law Conference To Address Overrepresentation Of Blacks In The Criminal Justice System

February 18, 2010



Minority Council Summit Puts Education At
Top Of List

February 18, 2010



Conference To Confront Disparities And Health Care Reform In Communities Of Color

February 18, 2010



NY International Latino Film Festival
Begins Competition

February 18, 2010



Hip Hop Caucus Clean Energy Now! Tour
Hits The Road

February 18, 2010



Chicago Dropout Rates Targeted When "Choice Bus" Rolls Into Town

February 18, 2010



Black Business Groups Urge Support Of U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Initiatives

February 18, 2010



Minn. Stimulus Dollars Bypass Black Businesses

February 18, 2010



Michelle Obama Speaks Frankly About Race

February 19, 2010

In tackling the problem of childhood obesity, first lady Michelle Obama is doing something that her husband rarely does — talking about an issue bluntly in terms of race and helping urban America. She is, some say, filling a role that Barack Obama seems less inclined to


ESSENCE Launches It Girl Model Search

February 19, 2010

"If you have the beauty, talent and ambition to take over the fashion world, ESSENCE is asking you to show us that you are the new It Girl," says Essence.com Managing


UN Security Council: Better Shelter, Security Needed for Haiti Victims

February 19, 2010

The United Nations Security Council should make improving the quality and security of camps for displaced victims of Haiti’s devastating earthquake a top priority, Human Rights Watch said today in an open letter to the Council’s member states. The


Gains In Aspirations For Science Degrees, But Not All Arrive At Finish Line

February 19, 2010

Among students who aspired toward a STEM degree as entering freshmen, 33 percent of white students and 42 percent of Asian Americans completed a bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline within five years of entering college, compared with 22 percent


Mascot Issue To Be Approached Carefully

February 19, 2010

The dialog will take place between the educators and officials representing some of the 15 schools with names like “Savages,” “Redskins,” “Indians,” or “Reds” instead of the 300-plus with names like “Panthers,” “Bears,” “Demons,” or “Pirates.” It will be educator-to-educator, said Prof. Donna Langston, president of the Colorado Indian Education Foundation, which has been charged with mediating the touchy high school mascot issue after a bill in the state legislature to address the issue was withdrawn amid cries of outrage at penalties proposed in a cash-short economy.


Hispanic Education Organization Announces 'Destino: Latinoamerica' Contest

February 19, 2010

Participants must write a short essay or produce a three-minute video on the subject of Latin America's impact on U.S. culture and society. First- and second-place winners, who will receive Continental Airlines tickets, will be recognized in October at Adelante!'s


Haiti Quake More Destructive Than 2004 Tsunami: Study

February 19, 2010

While the results are subject to many caveats, the study confirms that the Haitian earthquake is likely to be the most destructive natural disaster in modern times, when viewed in relation to the size of the Haiti’s population and its economy. Indeed, in this respect


Martin Luther King's Final Campaign Remembered

February 19, 2010

One of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final campaigns was to support striking sanitation workers who wanted higher wages and union representation. Their


Annapolis Has A Significant Place In Black History

February 19, 2010



Young Hispanics Reshaping Chicago Region

February 19, 2010



Black Education Conference And Teen Summit
This Weekend

February 19, 2010



Asian American Group Allowed To March In Chinese New Year Parade For First Time Ever

February 19, 2010



Class Challenges Affirmative-Action Ban

February 19, 2010



Lack Of Black Doctors Traced Primarily To Pre-College Factors

February 19, 2010



Philadelphia Raises Goals For
Blacks In Construction

February 19, 2010



Hip Hop Caucus To LA Senator "Keep Your Hands Off The Clean Air Act"

February 19, 2010



San Francisco May See Its First Asian
American Mayor

February 19, 2010



NAACP To Announce New Chairman Of Board

February 19, 2010



Conservatives Woo Hispanics

February 19, 2010



CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS OFFER SOLUTIONS TO JOB CRISIS

February 19, 2010



U Of Illinois Grant Will Work To Improve Health Of Older Minorities

February 19, 2010



New Report: On Blacks And Hunger To Be Released

February 19, 2010



Major International Study Targets Latinas And Breast Cancer

February 19, 2010



Ethnic Seniors Grapple With Depression--Alone

February 19, 2010



Son Of Legendary Bob Marley Pens
Controversial Memoir

February 19, 2010



USDA Settles With Black Farmers

February 19, 2010



Private Colleges Targeting Community College Transfers To Add Diversity, Dollars

February 19, 2010



Blacks, Hispanics Overwhelmingly Assert Importance Of Social Security Program

February 19, 2010



Black Chambers Of Commerce Call On Senator To Abandon Anti-U.S. Virgin Islands Position

February 19, 2010



NAACP Elects Youngest Ever Chairperson

February 22, 2010

Brock, 44, became the youngest ever and fourth woman to serve as Chair of the NAACP’s Board of Directors. A highly qualified candidate, her NAACP resumé boasts more than 25 years of service to the NAACP in many capacities, including as a youth board


Race Relations Then And Now

February 22, 2010

The former UN ambassador and mayor of Atlanta came to St. Augustine last week to speak to Flagler College about the city’s role in the civil rights struggles of the 1960s and to present his documentary, Crossing St. Augustine, to Flagler


Civil Rights Fight Across Nation Focused On Economics And Equal Rights

February 22, 2010

Those who lived through drinking from separate water fountains, being attacked by police dogs and sitting in the back of city buses will tell you that the


The Color Of The Housing Recovery

February 22, 2010

The multicultural trade associations will discuss the impact of the housing crisis on minority homeowners, industry reforms and proposed policy changes at the forum entitled: The Color of the Housing Recovery: Creating a Sustainable Path to Minority


Malcolm X’s Legacy Ignored 45 Years After His Murder

February 22, 2010

This incredibly disappointing display at the Civil Rights Museum is a reflection of how Malcolm’s legacy has been treated like the neglected step-child of the African


Research: One In 20 Milwaukee Renter Households Evicted Each Year

February 22, 2010

"The odds of a woman being evicted in black neighborhoods is twice that of men," Desmond says. "It's not like that in white neighborhoods. It's quite stunning." Timothy Smeeding, director of the Institute for Research on Poverty and professor in UW


Why Historically Black Colleges Remain Relevant

February 22, 2010



Author Tells Of Her Quest To Find The
Children Of Slaves

February 22, 2010



Obama Healthy Food Initiative Gets Food To Underserved Communities

February 22, 2010



Half of Avertable Deaths Due To Poverty, Poor Community Conditions, Research Shows

February 22, 2010



"Man Up" Uncovers The Fatherless Epidemic In The Black Community

February 22, 2010



Organizations Seek Illinois Fair Map Amendment

February 22, 2010

He said he believes the plan that Czarnik and Republican state senate leaders are pushing does not take minority areas of the state into account. He said changing the wording of the Illinois Voting Rights Act to prevent lawmakers from drawing boundaries is not


"Blood" A Bloodless Telling Of Civil Rights Episode

February 22, 2010



Feb. 28 Is Last Day for Special Tax Option For Haiti Relief Donations

February 22, 2010



BLACK CHICAGO FIREFIGHTERS TELL SUPREME COURT OF JOB BIAS

February 22, 2010



Historical Project Documents Navy Diversity

February 22, 2010

The diversity project covers not only African-Americans but also women, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians. It also looks at religious


Professor To Receive Prestigious Mentor Award For Work With Minority Students

February 22, 2010



Minority Groups Feel Pressure In Soda Tax Fight

February 22, 2010



Nuclear Waste On Native American Reservations

February 22, 2010



Kansas NAACP Opposes Kansas "Health Care Freedom" Amendment

February 22, 2010



Noted Hispanic Judge To Receive Stetson Law's Tower Award

February 22, 2010



African-Americans' Attitudes About Lung Cancer May Hinder Prevention

February 22, 2010



Surgeon General Launches Mental Health Campaign For Blacks At Howard

February 22, 2010



For Blacks, WWII Brought Two Wars

February 22, 2010



Civil Rights Sites Vie To Honor 1965 March

February 22, 2010



Men's Health Must Become A Priority For the Nation

February 22, 2010

The program's objective was to develop a national, replicable health education model to reduce diabetes and obesity in African-American men, as well as connect program participants with comprehensive primary healthcare providers. The six-week program


2009 Films Mostly Ignored African-Americans

February 22, 2010



Former Florida A & M President Speaks In Support Of Black Universities

February 22, 2010



Couple Finds Hate Slur On Newly Paved Walkway

February 22, 2010



For Many Latina Teens, Gang Life Adds To Stress

February 22, 2010



Attorney General Announces Creation Of Tribal Nations Leadership Council

February 22, 2010



Accomplishments Of Black Americans Should Be Taught Year-Round

February 22, 2010



Black Women’s Group Alters Treatment
Of Minorities

February 22, 2010



Minority Radio Broadcasters Vow Retaliation

February 23, 2010

Last week, Arbitron secured a court order requiring the Spanish Broadcasting System to encode for PPM ratings as per the terms of


Army Teams Leverage Diversity In Haiti

February 23, 2010

U.S. special operations servicemembers used their diverse backgrounds and skill sets to help a nongovernmental organization deliver and set up nearly 100 tents for Haitian earthquake victims living in a camp here. The distribution was a joint operation


Urban Trust To Provide Low Cost Prepaid Financial Products To Underserved Consumers

February 23, 2010

"Urban Trust's primary mission is to provide consumers with cost efficient and easily understood financial products and services. We are committed to


Study Shows Hurdles Facing Black Football Coaches

February 23, 2010

The numbers illustrate the inequality among coaches at the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level of college football – formerly known as Division I-A. Approximately 10 percent of the 120 FBS head coaches are black, compared with almost 30 percent


Watch Live Here: Minority Health Conference From University Of North Carolina

February 23, 2010

The 31st annual Minority Health Conference, titled "Building Community in the Age of Information: Fighting Health Inequality in the Modern World," will take place Friday (Feb. 26) at the University of North


Olympic Ice Dance Routine Offensive To Native Americans?

February 23, 2010

At times, Shabalin led Domnina around by her ponytail. They mugged, stuck out their tongues and mimicked the hand over mouth gesture that was once associated


Conference For Future Minority Teachers Set For Orlando

February 23, 2010

The conference services recipients of the Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) and minority community college students preparing to enter teacher education programs. The theme of this year’s conference is “Back to the Basics: Innovation


Department-wide Policy On Tribal Consultation Plan Makes Progress

February 23, 2010



Black History Month Posters Defaced

February 23, 2010



Supremes Consider Timing Of Black
Firefighter Applicants

February 23, 2010



Educator Calls For President Obama To Reconcile With Rev. Jesse Jackson

February 23, 2010



University Of Central Florida Boosts
Minorities in Science

February 23, 2010



Black Coaches Have Big Dreams For Football

February 23, 2010



Congressman Hastings Introduces Resolution Calling For "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" Repeal

February 23, 2010



Initiative Launched On Equity, Diversity And Inclusion At Cal Berkeley

February 23, 2010



National Black Marriage Day: "Celebrate The Joy"

February 23, 2010



Grant Will Aid In Improving Health of
Older Minorities

February 23, 2010



FCC Survey Finds Cost and Digital Literacy Main Barriers to Broadband Adoption

February 23, 2010

Some 44 percent cite affordability as a barrier to adoption and they are also more likely than average to say digital literacy are a barrier. This group is heavily Hispanic and has a high share of African-Americans.


University Takes Initiative To Educate Diversity Leaders Of The Future

February 23, 2010



Mental Health Campaign For African American Community Launched

February 23, 2010



RECESSION GRIPS OLDER
BLACKS TIGHTEST

February 23, 2010



Newark Job And Education Mentor Program
Touts It's Success

February 23, 2010



American Indian College Fund Grant For Faculty Enhancement Renewed

February 23, 2010



Jersey City NAACP Prez Taken To Task For Knocking Appointee

February 23, 2010



Do TV Ads Affect Children's Diet, Obesity By
Race, Gender?

February 23, 2010



Magic Johnson, Says No To Buying Jet/Ebony

February 23, 2010



Hip Hop Caucus To Wrap Up Clean Energy
Tour In DC

February 23, 2010



Rutgers: Bringing Diversity Into The Sciences

February 23, 2010



Program Offers Dental Services To California's Vulnerable Populations

February 23, 2010



Law School Excels At National Level In Graduating Hispanic Students

February 23, 2010



Bi-Partisan Coalition Formed to Discuss and Take Action on Issues in the Black Community

February 24, 2010

Watch Live Here Tonight 6-9pm EST
The Henrietta Wells Livermore School of Politics (Host Committee), Manhattan Republican Community Coalition, New York Urban League Young Professionals and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter, have joined to tackle important


More Than Half Of TX Hispanics Identify As Conservative

February 24, 2010

"He thought the border wall was a little ridiculous and didn't think it was going to help," said Van de Putte, Democrats' leader in the Senate and a co-chairwoman of the Democratic National Convention in Denver two years ago. "What he wanted to keep out were those


Stinging Criticism For CPS Board

February 24, 2010

The protesters, who had been chanting "No Justice, No Peace" and other slogans throughout the meeting, broke into song, singing "Lift Every Voice and Sing," also known as the Black national anthem, before walking out.


Civil Rights Coalition Urges Immediate Extension Of Unemployment And COBRA Benefits

February 24, 2010

There are more than 26 million unemployed Americans who cannot afford to be cut off from these vital lifelines. Minorities and older Americans are disproportionately affected as they are more likely to be unemployed longer.


African Americans More Likely To Go Hungry And Suffer from Poverty

February 24, 2010

A new analysis, “Hunger by the Numbers Among African Americans” shows that hunger and poverty rates are higher among African Americans


Small Business Search Underway For Outstanding African American Entrepreneurs

February 24, 2010

The search is on for African American entrepreneurs who are defying the downturn and building successful business to support their community. One example is ad agency veteran Troy Jones turned business owner. Jones and his wife, T. Lynn Jones launched a one stop


Report On Minority Broadband Use And Adoption To Be Released

February 24, 2010

Watch Live Presentation Of Report
Tomorrow From 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST


50 Million Strong, Diverse "Millennials" Have Arrived

February 24, 2010

They are more ethnically and racially diverse than older adults. They're less religious, less likely to have served in the military, and are on track to become the most


Report Released On Racial Violence At
S. Phila. High

February 24, 2010



389 Years of African-American History Carved In Solid Wood

February 24, 2010



Latin League Opens Training Centers for Latinas Moving To The U.S.

February 24, 2010



Wash Post Site Jokes About Writing Black Conservatives Out Of History

February 24, 2010



CAMPAIGN TACKLES MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA IN BLACK COMMUNITY

February 24, 2010



SoCal ACLU Leader Stepping Down

February 24, 2010



Hispanic Association Gives Top Honors To Cal State President

February 24, 2010



NASA Collaborates On Hispanic Education Program

February 24, 2010



Minority Scholarship Groups Awarded $500,000

February 24, 2010



Affordable Housing Goes Green In CA

February 24, 2010



Senate Jobs Bill Does Not Require That Employers Hire American Workers

February 24, 2010



Puerto Rican Coalition Blasts British Liquor Co.

February 24, 2010



Oldest Latino-Owned Bank Pleads To LA
City Council

February 24, 2010



Hispanic Institute Launches Next Generation Of Leaders Program

February 24, 2010



Univision Teams Up To Help Latinos College Bound

February 24, 2010



Plans For Black Agenda Conference Announced

February 24, 2010



UNICEF Thanks Pro Sports For Haitian $$$

February 24, 2010



Pilot Reading Project For Mostly Black NJ Schools

February 24, 2010



The PGA Of America Celebrates Black
History Month

February 24, 2010



Native Americans Partner With US Census

February 24, 2010



Report Finds Majority Of States Fail When It Comes To Minority Children And Dental Care

February 24, 2010



Research Project Examines How Parents Obtaining Affordable Housing Affects Children

February 24, 2010



Rutgers Symposium To Explore How Laws and Social Policies Impact Gay Communities of Color

February 24, 2010



Arbitron Promotes The Value Of Ethnic Radio

February 25, 2010



New Research On African Americans And
Lung Cancer

February 25, 2010



Students Walk Out Of UC San Diego Teach-In On 'Compton Cookout'

February 25, 2010



Civil Rights Complaint Filed Over Dress Code

February 25, 2010



Black Adults' Alcohol Use Low, Drug Use High

February 25, 2010

At the same time the study reveals that black adults have a higher rate of current illicit drug use than the national average (9.5 percent versus 7.9 percent). The difference in rates of current illicit drug use between black adults and the national average tends to be more pronounced among male adults aged 26 and older. For example, 14.7 percent of black adults aged 26 to 49 currently use illicit drugs as opposed to 11.2 percent of the general adult population in that age group


Congressional Black Caucus: "Stop Calling It the Jobs Bill"

February 25, 2010

“Data that suggest that the chronically unemployed include African Americans and other communities of color with unemployment rates significantly higher than the national average; youth and adult workers in need of enhanced education and training; and those


Smithsonian Opens Japanese
American Exhibit

February 25, 2010

“The Art of Gaman” is organized by San Francisco-based author and guest curator Delphine Hirasuna with the cooperation of the San Francisco chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. It features more than 120 art objects, most of which are on loan


U.S.: Hispanic Farmers Seek Redress For Years Of Bias

February 25, 2010

When the Barack Obama administration urged Congress to settle a protracted anti-discrimination lawsuit for 1.25 billion dollars on behalf of African American farmers


FORMER BLACK WHITE HOUSE AIDE SPEAKS OUT

February 25, 2010



Sharpton-Smiley Fight Reveals Rift In Black Leadership Over Obama

February 25, 2010



American Indian Tribes Get $1B In Stimulus Funds

February 25, 2010



Sharp Increase In Hate Crimes 'Against
Every Group'

February 25, 2010



McCain Campaign Falters Using "Offensive False Information"

February 25, 2010



NAACP Officials Call For More Black
History Education

February 25, 2010



Village Dialogue On "Uniting The African Diaspora" Makes Inroads In Miami

February 25, 2010



Nebraska Uninsured Rates Highest
Among Minorities

February 25, 2010



Commerce Secretary Commits To Indian Country

February 25, 2010

In terms of his own commitment to broadband, Locke announced during the tribal gathering that the Ute Indian Tribe Head Start Program in Fort Duchense, Utah will be part of a $13.4 million Recovery Act grant to the University of Utah to provide underserved


Barbara Lee Votes To Restore Competition, Fairness In Health Insurance Marketplace

February 25, 2010



National Urban League On Jobs Bill: "Good Politics, Bad Policy"

February 25, 2010

"This bill simply does not go far enough," Morial said. "It's a tiny step when what we need is a giant leap." Morial earlier this month met with President Barack Obama, asking for specific provisions to address job training, minority contractors, youth employment and


Churches Ease Immigrant Fears In Wake Of New Arizona Law

February 25, 2010



Report: Some Asian Ethnic Groups' Students Do Better Than Others

February 25, 2010



Praise For Obama Nomination Of Asian-
American Judge

February 25, 2010



Caribbeans Need Many Boxes To ID Race, Ethnicity On US Census

February 25, 2010

Some Caribbean-American leaders are urging their communities to write their nationalities on the line under "some other race" on the forms arriving in


American Indian Reservation Reaping Oil Benefits

February 25, 2010

In little more than a year, oil companies have put dozens of money-producing rigs on remote rolling prairie and


School Panel Rejects Diversity Changes

February 25, 2010



UCLA Exhibit Explores 40 Years Of Ethnic Studies

February 25, 2010



Atlanta Hosts Hispanic Entrepreneurs Forum

February 25, 2010



High School Dropouts Will Cost An Estimated $3 Trillion Over Next Decade

February 25, 2010



Ethnic Media Assures More Effective And Accurate Census Count

February 25, 2010



Black Chamber Alleges Hidden Payments In
Rum Trade

February 25, 2010



Seneca Nation Responds To NY Gov's Attempt To Collect Cigarette Tax

February 25, 2010



Southern Christian Leadership Conference Helps Black Students

February 26, 2010

The SCLC is spearheading efforts to change that. Reverend Dwight Montgomery is the president of the the SCLC chapter in Memphis. "We feel there is a lot of self inflicted slavery when you talk about black on black crime, when you talk about young people


MALDEF Enters Statewide Lawsuit To Address Funding For English Learners And At-Risk Students

February 26, 2010



NBC Chastised By Congressional Black Caucus Members For Lack Of Diversity

February 26, 2010



Hastings’ Amendment Addressing Diversity In The Intelligence Community Passes House

February 26, 2010



New La Raza Report: States Could Miss Out On Rare Chance To Improve Early Education For Latino Children

February 26, 2010

Last year marked a great investment in early childhood education programs, amounting to more than $4 billion in federal funding. If approved by Congress, the Early Learning Challenge Fund would provide another $8 billion throughout the next eight


D.C. exhibition will spotlight Apollo Theater's Greatest Hits, On Stage And Off

February 26, 2010

What they all have in common is the hot spotlight on the famed Apollo Theater stage. Although many of the artists are gone, the Apollo moments


Broadband Access: WhatÂ's At Stake For Immigrant Communities And Communities Of Color

February 26, 2010

Internet policy questions may seem too removed from the daily lives of ordinary citizens; yet fierce battles over who controls the Internet are being waged around the country, the outcomes of which will affect our quality of living for decades to come. As the


New Study Points Out Increasing Access In Upper Income Minorities

February 26, 2010

The study found that 94 percent of African Americans and 98 percent of Hispanics who have college degrees are now online, and that college-educated


Ex-Klansman Sues FBI Claiming Civil Rights Violation

February 26, 2010

Some of the information and testimony from that trial was later used to convict him, when many witnesses


The Power Of The Latino Vote Subject Of
New Report

February 26, 2010



Minority AIDS Council: Black Women Openly Living With HIV/AIDS Need To Be Represented

February 26, 2010



Dept Of Labor Grants Millions For Chicago Latino Job Skills Improvement

February 26, 2010



USDA, American Indian Higher Education Consortium Strike A Deal

February 26, 2010



Black Leader Critical Of NAACP Image Award For
Van Jones

February 26, 2010



First Latino Museum In U.S. Should Reflect Diversity And Legacy

February 26, 2010



Negro College Fund Announces Annual Awards

February 26, 2010



Minority Churches Joins Growing Opposition To Performance Tax

February 26, 2010



How Goldman Sachs Hurt Black, Latino, Female Households

February 26, 2010

For cash-strapped families like his, all it takes is one hiccup—a jump in interest rates, an illness, the loss of a job, a pay cut—to find themselves staring down the barrel of financial ruin. These days, the contrast between struggling families on Main Street and


Indian Country Budget Will Fight Violence
Against Women

February 26, 2010



Rep Conyers Expresses Skepticism In
Comcast Merger

February 26, 2010



Native Americans View Housing Program As Effective

February 26, 2010



Talk Show Celeb Wendy Williams Receives MLK Award

February 26, 2010

The Martin Luther King Jr. Award has been presented by the Consulate General of Israel in New York for the past 19 years to individuals and organizations promoting


Single Black Women Being Urged To Date
Outside Race

February 26, 2010



Proposed Ballot Initiative Withdrawn In Face Of ACLU Lawsuit

February 26, 2010



Creative Minds Of Latin America And US Gather At Advertising Conference

February 26, 2010



Children Able To Learn About The 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott Online

February 26, 2010



African American Clergy Leaders Support Immigration Reform Campaign

February 26, 2010



MINORITIES SUPPORT STRONG
IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

February 26, 2010



Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship Program Celebrates Black History Month

February 26, 2010



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