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Hispanic Group Rips Texas Education Board

April 01, 2010



New Education Venture Will Develop Online University Doe African Americans

April 01, 2010



Seneca Nation Accuses President Of Betrayal By Signing PACT Act

April 01, 2010



New Medicines, New Hope for African Americans

April 01, 2010



The Spelman College Leadership and Women Of Color Conference Leads The Charge For Civility

April 01, 2010

"At all avenues, we are struck by the unimaginable lack of decorum and respect displayed in society today," said Jane E. Smith, Ed.D., executive director, LEADS at Spelman College. "This incivility can lead to misinformation, deep discord and ineffective leadership in our workplaces, communities


Broad Foundation Announces Finalists In $2 Mil Urban School Competition

April 01, 2010



Philadelphia Land-Swap Deal Near For New Museum In City

April 01, 2010



U.S. Sides With UT In Defending Race-
Conscious Admissions

April 01, 2010



Disenrollment Activists Taking Their Case
To The UN

April 01, 2010



Supreme Court Decision Protects Right To Immigration Advice

April 01, 2010

The case, Padilla v. Kentucky, involved a Vietnam War veteran who has resided lawfully in the U.S. for over 40 years. His criminal defense lawyer told him not to worry about the immigration consequences of pleading guilty to a crime, but that advice was wrong. In fact, the guilty plea made Mr. Padilla subject to


Union Head Reflects On Cesar Chavez Day Of Rememberence

April 01, 2010

As we remember Cesar Chavez's legacy, we know that his fights are no less relevant today. Far too many workers struggle for rights and respect in the


NM Governor Orders National Guard To Patrol The Mexican Border

April 01, 2010

“I want residents in Southern New Mexico to know we are taking this border violence very seriously by adding a National Guard presence along with state, local and federal law enforcement patrols along the border,” Governor Richardson said. Governor Richardson ordered New Mexico National Guard Major


Edward James Olmos On The Passing Of Jaime Escalante

April 01, 2010

His success in overcoming these odds and in enabling “unteachable” students to master advanced mathematics made him a national and international


Latinos And The 2010 Census: The Foreign Born Are More Positive

April 01, 2010



Wayne State Panel To Explore Achievement Gap Affecting African American Children

April 01, 2010



Amnesty International To Convene Annual Conference In New Orleans

April 01, 2010

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) announced that All Rights for All People, its 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM), will take place in New Orleans, April 9 – 11, 2010. Human rights advocates and allies from


Colorado's H1N1 Tracking Omits Race Data

April 01, 2010



Alliance Marks Search Industry's First
"Inclusion Network"

April 01, 2010



Report: NBA Leads Pro Sports in Diversity

April 01, 2010

For 1st Time, Annual Report Card Gives A's to 4 Leagues for Racial Diversity on Field and in Front Office; Gender Gaps Remain. The annual report card from the Institute


Mixed-Race Numbers Expected To Increase On 2010 Census

April 01, 2010



Despite Much-Higher Poverty Rates, Rural Oregonians Use Less Public Assistance

April 01, 2010

OSU researchers Deana Grobe and Bobbie Weber, along with Elizabeth Davis of the University of Minnesota, found that the rates of use of such programs as work support were similar between rural and urban areas, despite poverty and unemployment figures often being much higher in rural areas. For


ACLU's Anthony Romero To Appear At
Arizona State

April 01, 2010



Report On National Voter Registration Act Highlights Benefits For American Women

April 01, 2010



Apollo Theater To Remember A King And Celebrate A Queen

April 01, 2010

No one epitomizes the definition of an Apollo legend more than Ms. Aretha Franklin. Her name alone commands R-E-S-P-E-C-T. A giant of soul music and an institution of American culture, the Queen will be on hand as she is inducted in grand style into the Legends Hall of Fame. Past inductees into the Apollo


Asian League Urges 2010 Census Participation

April 01, 2010



ALL EYES ON AFRICA THIS WEEKEND

April 01, 2010



HBCUs Initiative Exec. Director Wilson To Speak At One Of The Oldest HBCUs In The Nation

April 01, 2010



Masters' History Has Racial And
Discriminatory Overtones

April 05, 2010



Some Sobering Notes On African American Equality

April 05, 2010

The fact that institutionalized racism persist in our country is rooted in the historical reality of 250 years of slavery followed, after a brief period of civil war and democratic reconstruction, by over seventy years of Jim Crow terror and state sanctioned racist discrimination. Claude Lightfoot was right when he


Wells Fargo Successfully Launches National African American Media Tour

April 05, 2010

As part of Wells FargoÂ’s national media tour, a series of similar luncheon events will be hosted in key markets across the country, wherein Wells Fargo will share with key black media outlets and representatives its record on diversity, and ongoing commitment to long term economic development in


Secretary Salazar Announces Cesar E. Chavez Special Resource Study

April 05, 2010

“The life of César Chávez and people like him who have worked to make this country a better, more perfect union deserve to be recognized as part


Researcher To Study Role Of Race In
Breast Cancer

April 05, 2010

African-American women are more likely than European-Americans or Asians to be diagnosed with aggressive breast cancers and to have poor survival rates. It is hypothesized that robust immune/inflammatory responses evolved among Africans in response to endemic infectious diseases


U.S. Civil Rights Commission Recommends Weakening Title IX

April 05, 2010

On the eve of the Final Four, when the country is captivated by the great accomplishments of our male and female athletes, the U.S. Civil Rights Commission has issued a disappointing report rehashing the same old stereotypes that women are not as interested in playing sports as men. The Commission encourages


Group Steps Up Call To Fire ICE Director

April 05, 2010

"In the days following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the Obama administration made an important act of solidarity by issuing temporary protected status (TPS) to Haitians living in the US. That was the right thing to do. It is alarming and disheartening to hear that ICE is now detaining and holding for deportation


"Magic" Johnson May Come To Dayton To Raise Bucks For Ohio Gov.

April 05, 2010

Campaign officials are working on plans to bring basketball great Earvin “Magic” Johnson to Dayton to raise money for Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland’s


FHA Takes Action Against Lenders

April 05, 2010

HUD's MRB cited RSA for misleading HUD that it was properly licensed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance at the time the company submitted an application to FHA for lender approval. In addition, the MRB alleges that RSA submitted false and/or misleading information regarding the criminal


Flat Unemployment Rate Masks The Race Gap

April 05, 2010

“The jobs that we project over the next decade that are reasonably well paying involve a degree of skills and a degree of preparation,” he added, “and people of color have disparate educational attainment,” and will be less able to land that work without an associates degree or certificate from a local


Grouping All Asians Together Could Be Bad
For Health

April 05, 2010



No Easter Eggs For Black Farmers

April 05, 2010



'Eyes On The Prize' Comes To DVD

April 05, 2010



Justice Department Launches Comprehensive Web Site For Tribal Communities

April 05, 2010



Anti-Defamation League: Arrests Of Militia Points To Growing Propensity For Violence

April 05, 2010



Enforcement Gone Wild

April 05, 2010



NOW Applauds Life Sentence For Killer Of Doctor

April 05, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Comments On Unemployment Numbers

April 05, 2010



Bringing Underrepresented Groups Into Mathematics: Two Programs Honored For Efforts

April 05, 2010



Chicago Groups Work To Increase Census Returns In "Hot Tracts"

April 05, 2010



Teach Arizona To Train Some Of The Nation's Top Students Of Color

April 05, 2010



Education Advocates: Close The Hidden Funding Gaps In America’s Public Schools

April 05, 2010



Cherokee Nation’s First Wholly Owned And Operated Museum Set To Open In OK

April 05, 2010



Civil Rights Institute Presents Remembering
Dr. King

April 05, 2010



National League Of Cities Promotes Immigrant Integration In Indianapolis

April 05, 2010



Supreme Court Gives Immigrants New Rights

April 05, 2010



Sickle Cell Disease Pain Studied At Medical College Of Wisconsin

April 05, 2010



La Raza Joins Partnership For A Healthier America

April 05, 2010



"NATIVE REPORT" Returns To PBS

April 05, 2010



Alvin Ailey Begins National Tour This Summer

April 05, 2010

Recognized by U.S. Congress as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador to the World,” Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates the human spirit with breathtaking


Congresswoman Maxine Waters Leaves Donor's Conference "Extremely Hopeful For Haiti’s Future"

April 05, 2010

“Attending the donor conference at the U.N. today was a continuation of my longtime concern for Haiti and its people. I have worked for many years to assist Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, by promoting debt forgiveness, aid for development, the building of democratic institutions, and the protection


Sleep-Related Death Rate Higher Among Black Infants

April 06, 2010

Overall in the state of Illinois, where the research was conducted, black infants are twice as likely to die from sleep-related causes. Researchers in the Child Health Data Lab at Children’s Memorial Research Center in


Low Vitamin D Tied To Asthma In African American Kids

April 06, 2010

Vitamin D deficiency is more common in African Americans than in other races, and African American children are also more likely to have asthma, Dr. Robert J. Freishtat and associates noted in their March 18 online article in the Journal of Pediatrics. However, the role of vitamin D in asthma remains unclear.


Obama Says He's Inspired by Easter's Resurrection, Meets Black Pastors

April 06, 2010

President Obama has arguably cited his Christian faith and the importance of religion to him and to the country more than even his faith-based predecessor


African-American Women Need to Breastfeed for Babies’ Health, Pediatrician and Study Says

April 06, 2010

The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, agreed. If most new moms would breastfeed their babies for the first six months of life


Wilma Mankiller Dies At 64

April 06, 2010

Former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller, one of the few women ever to lead a major American Indian tribe, has died. She was 64. Tribal spokesman Mike Miller said Mankiller, who became one of the nation's most visible American Indian leaders during her 10 years as chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma


African-American Leaders In US Have "Slimmer Margin" For Error: Steele

April 06, 2010

"The bottom line is, I hear my donors, I hear our base out there, I hear the leadership. We are taking steps to make sure we're even more ... fiscally conservative and to


Small Business Alliance Provides Support For The FCC National Broadband Plan

April 06, 2010

Leading technology firms in the United States and SCORE’s extensive network of 12,400 business mentors across the country are partnering to help level the playing field for small business through broadband access. SCORE supports the FCC’s Broadband Plan. The founding consortium partners


VH1 Changing Tone With Black Reality Shows

April 06, 2010

The cable network synonymous with "Flavor of Love" and its sleazy spin-offs is trading trampiness for fabulousness with a new slate of series starring seemingly


Rep. Hastings, Others Send Letter To President Expressing Concern Over Offshore Drilling

April 06, 2010



"Follow The North Star" Program Takes Participants On Journey Through Underground Railroad

April 06, 2010

The nationally acclaimed Follow the North Star program at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park returns this April. The program immerses participants in the life of a fugitive slave as they live through one of the most compelling periods in Indiana history. This powerful and interactive glimpse into Indiana’s past


Concerned Citizens Nationwide Contact BBB With Safety Fears About Lengthy Census Form

April 06, 2010

Better Business Bureau has received calls from concerned people across the country who received a Census form in the mail that asked personal questions involving their income range and employment situation. BBB advises consumers that, while most will receive a short 10-question 2010 Census survey form


Hispanic Teen Birth Rate
Lowest In Decades

April 06, 2010



United Negro College Fund Hosts First Building Green Learning Institute In Atlanta

April 06, 2010

“Climate change is a global issue and a national issue. And that makes it a challenge for every institution in the country,” said Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D. UNCF president and CEO. “Because just as environmental sustainability is key to our national economic health and vitality, so it is a critical part of the economic


Education Secretary Begins Tribal Consultations

April 06, 2010



Tribal Leaders Continue Opposition To Cape
Wind Project

April 06, 2010



Big Brothers Big Sisters Names Hector Cortez National Chief Diversity Officer

April 06, 2010



National Black Chamber To Hold Annual Convention This Summer

April 06, 2010



African American Groups Begin Analysis Of Black America's Economic Status

April 06, 2010



NY's Most Vulnerable Communities In Danger Of Losing Millions Due To Census 2010 Undercount

April 06, 2010



Conference Brings Together Activists, Members of U.S. Government, African Diaspora

April 06, 2010



Transforming "Dropout Factories" Into High Achieving Schools

April 06, 2010



Blacks In Energy Announce Annual Forum Agenda

April 06, 2010



National Urban League Launches
Wellness Campaign

April 06, 2010



Asian Group Finds School Nickname Offensive

April 06, 2010



National Panel Debates Controversial Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines and Black Women

April 06, 2010



Immigration Reform Group: Accountability Needed At Homeland Security

April 06, 2010



La Raza Renews Call For End Of
287(g) Agreements

April 06, 2010



African Filmmakers Learn How To Get Exposure For Their Films

April 06, 2010



HUD Celebrates April As Fair Housing Month

April 06, 2010



African American Philanthropy Summit Coming
To Cleveland

April 06, 2010



UNCF Hosts Digital Media Forum At Johnson C. Smith University

April 06, 2010



Will Immigration Reform Impact the US Labor Market?

April 07, 2010

What will be the economic impact of legalization of the undocumented? That’s become the billion-dollar question in a shaky economy. A new study from the Public Policy Institute of California looks back at immigrants who achieved legal status in 2003 to see what effect legalization had on their wages and


Augusta's Two Sides Collide

April 07, 2010

On the other side is a predominately black community (more than 50%), poor and affected by the recession. On Broad Street, the main road, several stores are closed


Commerce Sec. Locke Speaks To Black Radio Network On Minority Census Response

April 07, 2010



Immigrant Rights Activists To Hold Vigils Outside ICE Offices Across The Country

April 07, 2010



Willie Mays, Others To Be Honored With MLB Beacon Award

April 07, 2010

Mays, King and Belafonte will be honored with the MLB Beacon of Life, Beacon of Change and Beacon of Hope, respectively, at the MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon, which will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The Luncheon will precede the game and highlights will be available on MLB.com


Women's Advocacy Groups Urge FCC To Increase In Broadband Access

April 07, 2010



People Primed With Christian Religious Words More Likely To Express Racial Prejudice

April 07, 2010



BLACK CONSERVATIVES: TEA PARTIERS DON'T WEAR WHITE ROBES

April 07, 2010



ACLU Calls For Restoration Of Net Neutrality Principles

April 07, 2010

A federal appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) cannot require broadband service providers to treat all lawful Internet content equally. The decision rendered the FCC unable to enforce "network neutrality," the principle that Internet users have the right to use


Second Round Of Census Forms Mailed To 40 Million Households

April 07, 2010



Civil Rights Group Threatens To Sue Over
Election Methods

April 07, 2010



3,000 Dallas-Fort Worth Woman- And Minority-Owned Businesses Register For Super Bowl Program

April 07, 2010

"We are really blowing away our numbers," she said Tuesday in Dallas, where the NFL and host committee held the third of three planned emerging-business workshops to introduce firms to the annual contracting program. The registration deadline was March 31. Businesses that have registered now must have their


Pioneering US Supreme Court Justice Wants More Women, Diversity On Court

April 07, 2010

Speaking at New York Law School on Tuesday, O'Connor, who in 1981 became the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, said she also hoped for


Civil Rights Injunction Issued Against Couple Accused Of Attack On 3 Black Children

April 07, 2010

The order, granted Monday by Hampden Superior Court Judge Cornelius J. Moriarty, prohibits the Robert Martin and Amy Martin from violating the civil rights of any person in the state based on actual or perceived race, national origin, or religion. According to the complaint, filed on March 29 in Hampden Superior


Gov.'s Confederate History Month Proclamation Irks Civil Rights Leaders

April 07, 2010

McDonnell said Tuesday that the move was designed to promote tourism in the state, which next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the war. McDonnell


Unemployed To Rally In Washington, D.C. To Demand A Real Jobs Plan

April 07, 2010



Report: Improving Latino Access To STEM Through The America COMPETES Act"

April 07, 2010



Black Conservative Tea Party Backers Take Heat

April 07, 2010

"I've been told I hate myself. I've been called an Uncle Tom. I've been told I'm a spook at the door," said Timothy F. Johnson, chairman of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, a group of black conservatives who support free market principles and limited government. "Black Republicans find themselves


Immigration Group Wants Freeze On "Abusive" 287(g) Program

April 07, 2010



U.S. Education Secretary To Keynote Hispanic Higher Education Forum

April 07, 2010



Univision Floods Airwaves Encouraging Hispanic Participation In Census

April 07, 2010



Stimulus Opportunities Seminar Draws 900 Minority Businesses

April 07, 2010



New Study Implicates Healthcare Utilization Rates, More Than Biology, In Colorectal Cancer Disparities

April 07, 2010

Higher rates of colorectal cancer incidence and mortality experienced by African-Americans may be driven largely by differences in health care utilization, and less by biology, according to a new study led by researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. In a study


Is Affirmative Action On Life Support?

April 07, 2010



MLK's Old Church To Open Financial
Resource Center

April 07, 2010



National NOW Conference To Be Held In Boston This Summer

April 07, 2010



Top Rated Programs Among African Americans

April 07, 2010



Should American Indians And Alaska Natives Buy Their Own Health Insurance?

April 07, 2010



Disparities Persist In Outcomes For African-American Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

April 07, 2010



Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Have High Rate Of Acute Care Usage

April 07, 2010



Settlement Talks Between USDA, Native American Farmers Appear Stalled

April 08, 2010

With a scheduled April 15 status hearing drawing near, negotiations appear to have stalled in a decade-old discrimination suit brought by Native American


NAACP Drops Racial Bias Suit Against
Wells Fargo

April 08, 2010

The NAACP dropped its suit against San Francisco-based Wells Fargo after working with the bank to identify ways of improving "fair credit access, sustainable homeownership and financial literacy for communities of color," the organization said in a press


White Unemployment Goes Down As Black Unemployment Goes Up

April 08, 2010

The numbers are clear. As the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that the national unemployment rate remained steady at 9.7


African Burial Ground Museum Tops List Of Top Black Museums In America

April 08, 2010

Announcement of the list coincides with two major museums opening recently and nearly all the institutions expanding collections and gallery


MLK's Son Named Head Of King Center

April 08, 2010

The surviving King siblings—Dexter, Martin and Bernice King— have been at odds in recent years and had to surrender control of their father’s estate while they attempt a court-ordered reconciliation. All three children are lifetime board members of The King Center, though Bernice King is not an officer. They


Team Receives $1.8M To Encourage Cancer Awareness Through Church

April 08, 2010

Doctors have long struggled to convince African American men to get informed about prostate cancer screenings, though this population has a disproportionately high mortality rate from the disease. Now a team of Maryland researchers will study the effectiveness of encouraging discussions


Implications Of Comcast Decision On National Broadband Plan Implementation

April 08, 2010

At the same time, yesterday’s decision may affect a significant number of important Plan recommendations. Among them are recommendations aimed at accelerating broadband access and adoption in rural America; connecting low-income Americans, Native American communities, and Americans with


JOB SEARCH AN UPHILL CLIMB
FOR MINORITY YOUTH

April 08, 2010



Black-Jewish Seder Holds 'Modern Significance’

April 08, 2010



As Economy Rebounds Black Families Assess Collateral Damage

April 08, 2010



Ford Motor Company Fund Launches New Program To Address Latino Dropout Rate

April 08, 2010



National Medical Association Works To Bolster Participation In Research Trials

April 08, 2010



Minority Workers Victims Of Wage Theft In Illinois

April 08, 2010



New Report Highlights Impact Of Immigration Enforcement On The Child Welfare System

April 08, 2010



Study: Law School Diversity Hires Weighted Toward Less Prestigious Schools

April 08, 2010



Teen Music Star Joins National Tour To Fight Childhood Obesity

April 08, 2010

In support of First Lady Mrs. Michelle Obama; Romeo, Master P, Cymphonique, Fabulous Girls, Lil King, Veno, Miss Tami and The College Boyys have


Environmental Justice Groups Tell Congress: Protect Us From Toxic Chemicals

April 08, 2010



GA CEOs & Gubernatorial Candidates To Address Job Creation & Minority Small Business Needs

April 08, 2010



Black Enterprise Mag Looking For
Business Achievers

April 08, 2010



Racial Discrimination And The Death Penalty To Be Explored By University Of Texas

April 08, 2010



NAACP Blasts Virginia's Celebration Of Confederate History Month

April 08, 2010



National Action Network's Black Leadership Forum Draws Prominent Black Leaders

April 08, 2010



UC Berkeley Celebrates 40 Years Of African American Studies

April 08, 2010



International Community Can Boost Haiti's Self-Sufficiency By "Buying Local" Rice

April 08, 2010



GLAAD: Hold CNN Accountable For Its Segment Featuring So-Called "Ex-Gay" Activist

April 08, 2010



Obama Era Sees Rise In Black Candidates --
In The GOP

April 08, 2010



Is Diversity At Firms Hurt By A Lack Of Disclosure

April 08, 2010

In this letter,the National Association of Women Judges took NALP to task for backing off its efforts to learn the demographics of equity partners. “The urgent need for accurate and consistent equity and non-equity partnership data has become a rallying point for [those] who are working to advance


Florida Activists Call For Targeted Minority
Jobs Bill

April 08, 2010



Financial Reform Bill Offers Real Benefits For African Americans

April 09, 2010



NAACP Legal Defense Fund Commends Stevens' Legacy At The Supreme Court

April 09, 2010

"Justice Stevens' decades on the Court will be recorded in history as one of the most remarkable legacies in recent years. Justice Stevens is known as a stalwart in his protection of civil rights and civil liberties. For racial minorities and others who relied on the courts to secure full participation in our


Rap Star Ludacris Begins Webseries Tour For Census Participation

April 09, 2010

Don't miss Ludacris in the premiere of his Luda On The Block 2010 Census Tour. It's a 5 webisode series that shadows Ludacris as he crosses the


Study Finds After Disaster Strikes Minorities Suffer Most

April 09, 2010

Today, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) released a ground-breaking report on the failure of local, state, and federal governments to protect the rights of poor and minority Gulf Coast residents in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. The report, Un-Natural Disaster: Human Rights in the Gulf Coast


Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Danziger Bridge Case

April 09, 2010

The incident on the Danziger Bridge, which occurred on Sept. 4, 2005, in the days after Hurricane Katrina, involved one shooting on the east side of the bridge that resulted in the death of one civilian and the wounding of four others, and a second shooting on the west side that resulted in the death of Ronald Madison


First RNC Member Calls For Steele To Resign

April 09, 2010

"I believe that the best service you can render to your party at this critical juncture is to graciously step aside and allow the party to move on from this


U.S. Hispanics Propel Real Growth In Food, Beverage And Restaurant Sectors

April 09, 2010

The U.S. Hispanic segment made up more than 50% of real growth in the midst of a stagnant U.S. consumer economy between 2005 and 2008, with $52 billion of new inflation-adjusted Hispanic spending outpacing $40 billion of new spending by non-Hispanics. This growth can be attributed primarily to


Haitian Women Demand Role In Rebuilding
Their Country

April 09, 2010

Marie Saint Cyr, director of the Haitian Coalition on AIDS in New York City, said that while aid is critically important in protecting and helping Haitian women and young girls, it is "just a Band-Aid" and not enough to solve the growing problems. The bigger picture, she added, is that women’s issues should be integrated


Players Too Focused On HRs, Hank Aaron Says

April 09, 2010

"I don't think they understand the role of what they need to be doing," Aaron said Thursday during a visit to The Associated Press. "I'm not saying all of


Latina Artists Wanted National Hispana
Leadership Institute

April 09, 2010



NBA To Offer Scholarships For Minorities Through Partnershihp

April 09, 2010



Newly Appointed Hispanic Bishop Of LA Discusses "The Brave Heart Of A Priest"

April 09, 2010



Labor Union: "It's time ...To Reign In The Cowboys At ICE"

April 09, 2010



Arts Helps Drive College Scholarships For
Girls Of Color

April 09, 2010



Deadline Extended For Congress To Approve Settlement For Native American Tribes Of America

April 09, 2010



Virginia Governor Reverses Call For Celebration Of "Confederate History Month"

April 09, 2010



Duke To Host Symposium On Freedom Politics And Civil Rights

April 09, 2010



Catholics Donate Almost $60 Milllion For Haiti

April 09, 2010



Immigrants More Trusting Of Census Than U.S.-Born Latinos

April 09, 2010



Immigration Courts Swamped By Backlogs

April 09, 2010



Wells Fargo Launches "Hands On Banking" National Partnership With Schools

April 09, 2010



Barbara Lee Comments On Signing Of Nuclear Arms Treaty

April 09, 2010



Music Legend Quincy Jones To Speak At IU Bloomington Commencement

April 09, 2010

While this will be Jones' first official visit to Bloomington, he also has welcomed several IU alumni to work on his many projects as players and arrangers


Tainted Produce More Likely For Low-Income Shoppers

April 09, 2010



Some Black Conservatives Question Tea
Party's Inclusiveness

April 09, 2010



USDA Announces Nutrition Assistance For Indian Tribal Organizations

April 09, 2010



Caribbean Nationals In The U.S. Urged "Not
To Be Foolish"

April 09, 2010



PAYDAY LENDERS FILL CRITICAL
VOID FOR HISPANICS

April 09, 2010



Florida Activists Want AT&T, Verizon To Answer The Call For Diversity

April 09, 2010



Black Mayors Conference Coming To Cincinnati

April 12, 2010



REPORT LINKS LATINO EMPLOYMENT TO RISE IN BLACK VIOLENCE

April 12, 2010



African-American Woman On Obama's Short List For High Court

April 12, 2010

As speculation swirls about candidates on the president's list, administration officials have confirmed that at least one of the president's top picks is a former State Supreme Court justice


NY Urban League Opens Technology
Education Center

April 12, 2010



10 Years In, 'One Florida’ Posts Mixed Results For Minorities At Universities

April 12, 2010



Appointment Of Latina As National Deputy Director Of Minority Development Business Agency Applauded

April 12, 2010

Castillo will serve as principal advisor to the MBDA National Director and facilitate the day-to-day activities of the Agency. Prior to her appointment with MBDA, Castillo served as Special Advisor to the Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA), overseeing


Minority Journalists Call For New Approach As Diversity Drops In Newsrooms

April 12, 2010



American Lung Association Releases Report on Lung Cancer in African Americans

April 12, 2010



UPS Fires 280, Some US Citizens

April 12, 2010

UPS told La Raza that they re-verified about 340,000 workers across the country. UPS spokesperson Norman Black said that employees who didn’t pass the E-verify check will have to present proper documentation to show they can work to clarify the situation in cases were they change their name, for


Census Day Has Passed, So Now What?

April 12, 2010



Africa: Growth Down; Unemployment Up

April 12, 2010



FBI Called "Great Career Choice" Three Female Special Agents Share Their Stories

April 12, 2010

That was 11 years ago. Today, Pickens says joining the FBI was a great career choice, “It’s given me the opportunity to get incredible


Tribes Delay Acting On Proposed Online
Gaming Bill

April 12, 2010



ACLU Opposing Injunction Against Oakland Gang

April 12, 2010



Georgia NAACP Sues State; Claims State HBCUs Have Second Class Status

April 12, 2010

According to the report, a lack of state funding has for decades hobbled the institutions and kept them from establishing professional programs on par with their mainstream counterparts in Georgia. As a result of systematic discrimination by the Board of Regents, the state's public black colleges have had second-class


U.S. Reviews New York Police Dealings With People Who Don’t Speak English

April 12, 2010



Pioneering Black Businessman J. Bruce Llewellyn Dies At 82

April 12, 2010



Hispanics Skeptical That Obama, Democrats Will Deliver Immigration Overhaul

April 12, 2010

Garcia was among the 61 percent of Hispanic voters in Colorado who turned out in 2008 to vote for Barack Obama. But her political disengagement now hints at the difficulty Democrats face in rallying their core constituencies ahead of the November midterm elections. Among Hispanics, one concern often voiced


Rival SCLC Factions Appear To Be Headed For Showdown Next Week

April 12, 2010

Saturday’s vote to remove the Rev. Raleigh Trammell of Dayton as chairman of the national Southern Christian Leadership Conference board set the stage for a showdown next week between rival factions of the civil rights group. Supporters of Trammell, including many of the SCLC’s executive board


Symposium Dedicated In Honor Of Wilma Mankiller

April 12, 2010



North Dakota Campus Resigned To 'Sioux
Country' End

April 12, 2010



They’re Chicanos And Artists. But Is Their Art Chicano?

April 12, 2010

Is it time to retire the identity-based group show? Back in the 1970s, exhibitions devoted to the work of women, blacks, gay people, American Indians and other disenfranchised groups brought into the mainstream all kinds of new styles and ideas. They changed the course of modern art history.


Navy Holds Fleet Diversity Council

April 12, 2010



Democrats Call For Republicans To Condemn Barbour Slavery Comments

April 12, 2010



Haiti Synod Participants Urged To 'Stand Up
And Walk'

April 12, 2010



Immigration Reform Activists Keep The
Pressure On

April 12, 2010



Wells Fargo Helps Prepare Parents, Kids For Financial Success

April 12, 2010



Minority Areas, Cities Lagging In Census Response

April 13, 2010



Famed Harlem Congressman's Son To
Challenge Rangel

April 13, 2010



Minority Journalists Urge FCC To Reclaim Its Authority On Net Neutrality

April 13, 2010



Immigration Rally Draws Many Asians

April 13, 2010



Latino Group: High Court Nominee Should Reflect Nation’s Diversity

April 13, 2010



Office Of Minority Health Hosts Fatherhood And Men’s Health Panels

April 13, 2010



Scientists Ponder Native Repatriation Act Lawsuit

April 13, 2010



For At-Risk Students, Competent Teachers Are The Great Equalizers

April 13, 2010



Black Voters To Play Big Roll In November, Climate Change Issue May Be Factor

April 13, 2010



New Study Shows Confronting Racism Raises Self-Esteem

April 13, 2010

"Filipino Americans and Racism: A Multiple Mediation Model of Coping" is published in the April 2010 issue of the “Journal of Counseling Psychology.” It was co-authored by Alvin Alvarez, professor of counseling at San Francisco State University and Linda Juang, associate professor of psychology. "Some coping


Newsrooms Continue To Cut Black Journalists From Their Ranks

April 13, 2010

Newsroom jobs held by black journalists were slashed by an unprecedented 19.2 percent in 2009, nearly six percentage points higher than the previous year


Health Dept. Secretary Comments On New Health Care Quality, Disparity Reports

April 13, 2010

"In 2009, healthcare associated infections increased and minorities were less likely to have insurance and less likely to get the treatments they needed. In a reformed system, more Americans will get the care they need, regardless of their race or ethnicity and


Cancer Research Program Features Minorities At Annual Meeting

April 13, 2010



New Director Hopes To Prepare National Bar For The Future

April 13, 2010

I can only state that we are just as relevant today as we have ever been especially with the declining numbers of young blacks going into college due in part to the Supreme Court case which did away with giving black students an advantage when it came to


Census Bureau Sued For Discrimination

April 13, 2010



Cincinnati Public Schools Minority Tracking Rife With Errors

April 13, 2010

As a result, the school system's own records for how many minority-owned firms won construction contracts - reported prominently until January - are so error-riddled that they are practically useless, and the source of severe political problems for the school board. More than three months after local NAACP


Senate Leaders: Immigration Reform Is A Priority The community will keep the pressure on.

April 13, 2010

We now ask the leadership in the Congress and the White House to make do on their word to the American people and delay the process not one unnecessary minute longer. We also call on the Republican leadership in the Senate to follow suit and support the introduction and passage of


McDonnell Criticized For "Horrific Step Backward" On Felon Voting Rights

April 13, 2010

"Governor McDonnell's decision to use the executive power granted to him to transform the restoration of voting rights from an objective process to a subjective one that is contingent on an original essay for non-violent offenders is taking a horrific step back towards the era of Jim Crow," the Virginia Legislative Black


Congresswoman Waters Calls For FCC To Extend Comment Period On Comcast-NBC Merger

April 13, 2010



Post-Katrina Racial Attacks Claimed

April 13, 2010



Senator Burris: Obama Should Name Black
SCOTUS Nominee

April 13, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Co-Hosts South Carolina Environmental Justice Tour

April 13, 2010



National Action Network Annual Convention Begins This Week

April 13, 2010



Tell All Book Claims Oprah Lied About Poverty, Sex Abuse

April 13, 2010

“Where Oprah got that nonsense about growing up in filth and roaches I have no idea,” Katherine Carr Esters said. “I’ve confronted her and asked, ‘why


Survey Finds That Racial Attitudes Influence The Tea Party Movement In Battleground States

April 13, 2010



Tea Party NY Gov Candidate's E-Mails Exposed: Racism, Porn, Bestiality

April 13, 2010



New Report On The Benefits Of Legalization Comes Up Short

April 13, 2010



Fewer Blacks See Home Ownership As Possible

April 14, 2010

Many Blacks still see owning a home as a primary way to achieve the American dream. But a majority of Blacks believe that this dream is currently unattainable and will only be harder to achieve in the future, according to a Fannie Mae survey.


Latino Commission: Take Action Against Derogatory Language That Can Foster Hatred And Violence

April 14, 2010

Six New York City officials have delivered a letter expressing their full support for claims filed before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking the federal agency to look into homophobic language used on Puerto Rican television. They are Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, Council Speaker


Latino Coalition Teams Up With Boys And Girls Club

April 14, 2010

Marking the organization’s first-ever endorsement of a film, Hector Barreto, chairman of The Latino Coalition, urged Latino business owners and the Latino community at-large to step up to the plate by making a minimum $100 tax-deductible donation before April 15 to their local Boys & Girls Club, and spreading the


Hundreds Of Thousands Expected At Native American "Gathering Of The Nations"

April 14, 2010

The three-day event will include more than 25 different indigenous bands performing on Stage 49. They will play a wide range of musical


Diversity Green Business Conference To Focus On Disadvantaged Small Business Onwers

April 14, 2010

Kicking off with a welcome by Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Green Energy Business Opportunity Conference [GEBOC] will convene on May 12 and 13 at the Baltimore Convention Center. During the forum, small and traditionally disadvantaged business owners will be gaining an opportunity to understand


Immigration Policy Center Releases Fact Check On Reform

April 14, 2010

Instead, IPC points to a different approach to addressing unauthorized immigrants - implementing a legalization program through comprehensive immigration reform - which would generate billions of dollars in additional tax revenue as newly legalized


OSHA Summit Spotlights Latina
Housekeeper Injuries

April 14, 2010

Nearly 50 hotel housekeepers from across the country are traveling toHouston this week to participate in OSHA's National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety


Chicago Poet Who Helped Found Black Press Dies

April 14, 2010



Latin Advertising Summit To Be Held In
Miami This June

April 14, 2010



New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Investigation Continues

April 14, 2010



IMMIGRATION GROUP PUTS
PRESSURE ON SENATE

April 14, 2010



Two Day Mexican-American Conference Starts Tomorrow In Texas

April 14, 2010



Congressman Hastings Calls For White House Conference On Haiti

April 14, 2010



Stay Home Mothers Of Color
Conferences Announced

April 14, 2010

The company will participate in six regional conferences across the country and conduct a workshop centered on wealth building, brokerage, retirement and investments. The series started March 5 in Columbus, Ohio, with Wells Fargo’s senior vice president and regional sales director Joseph Ellis


Indiana University Latino Alumni Association Celebrates 10th Anniversary

April 14, 2010



Black America's Most Watched TV Shows

April 14, 2010



Asian Rights Group Extends Scholarship Application Deadline

April 14, 2010



Michelle Obama, Jill Biden Visit Haitian Quake Survivor Camp

April 14, 2010



Rights Group Condemns Arizona House Vote On Immigration Bill

April 14, 2010



Judge Tells Mississippi Schools To
Stop Segregating

April 14, 2010



House Leaders Launch Program Aimed At Increasing Racial Diversity Of Staffers

April 14, 2010



Obama To Boost Funds, Staffing To Improve Justice On Indian Reservations

April 14, 2010



Diversity Colloquium At University Of Texas Inspires Future Grad Students

April 14, 2010



When Social Fear Is Missing, So Are
Racial Stereotypes

April 14, 2010



New Advocacy & Policy Center To Help Transform Minority Education In America Announced

April 14, 2010

The College Board Advocacy & Policy Center will concentrate on issues related to college preparation and access, affordability and financial aid, and admission and completion. Drawing from the experience of the College Board’s active membership which consists of education professionals from more


Students Plan Food Fight To Raise Cultural Nutrition Awareness

April 14, 2010



New Report Identifies Steps To Increase Diversity In Medical Workforce

April 14, 2010



Minority Leaders In Cancer Research Recognized

April 14, 2010



Study Reveals Clues To Spread Of Deadly Cancer In Blacks

April 14, 2010



Longtime Civil Rights Leader Benjamin Hooks Dies At 85

April 15, 2010

"This is a sad day for all Americans but particularly those who worked closely with Civil Rights icon, and former Executive Director of the NAACP, Dr. Benjamin Hooks. Dr. Hooks spent his life dedicated to championing the liberties of the underserved and underprivileged. His work was far reaching and earned him the respect of global heads of state, national leaders, community organizers, civil rights colleagues and millions of Americans. He was a powerful voice for equality, justice, opportunity and accountability.


Stalagmite Reveals Carbon Footprint Of Early Native Americans

April 15, 2010

A new study led by Ohio University scientists suggests that early Native Americans left a bigger carbon footprint than previously thought, providing more evidence that humans impacted global climate long before the modern industrial era. Chemical analysis of a stalagmite found in the mountainous Buckeye Creek


Autism In African American Children Is Under-Identified And Under-Treated

April 15, 2010

Autism occurs in people in every ethnic, racial, and social class in the world. Despite that, many studies have shown that African American children with autism are less likely to be identified, properly diagnosed, or to receive treatment. One study documenting this disparity was recently published in


UC Berkeley Hosts Conference: Re-Imagining Race, Kinship, & Care

April 15, 2010

Families who live on the fault lines of economic insecurity, geographic displacement, and ideological battles over who counts as a "family" are particularly at risk for suffering the fallout of current economic disasters, environmental crises, and local and global wars. These ruptures present not only profound


Baseball Honors Jackie Robinson

April 15, 2010

Major League Baseball has announced that all MLB players, coaches and umpires will once again wear Number 42 to honor the 63rd Anniversary and enduring impact of Jackie


National Bar Association Seeks Nomination For First Black Female Supreme Court Justice

April 15, 2010



Billboard Latin Music Awards To Air Next Thursday

April 15, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Works To Increase Census Response Rates

April 15, 2010



Study Shows Rich Diversity Among African Faiths

April 15, 2010



Steele Falling Behind On Pledge To Woo More Minorities To GOP

April 15, 2010



UN LAUNCHES GLOBAL
WOMEN'S HEALTH EFFORT

April 15, 2010



Leaders In Diversity To Gather For Two-Day Coast Guard Summit

April 15, 2010



Immigration Advocates: AZ's New Anti-Immigrant Law Enshrines Racial Profiling

April 15, 2010



NM Holds 2nd Annual State-Tribal
Leaders Summit

April 15, 2010



Report: Minorities Lose If California's Climate Law Is Halted

April 15, 2010



Barbara Lee Joins Call For Timeline In Afghanistan

April 15, 2010



Haiti Debt Relief Bill Passes House, Senate

April 15, 2010



Maryland Changes How Prisoners Are Counted In Census

April 15, 2010

The National Urban League and the ACLU are among groups that have called for an end to "prison-based gerrymandering," and similar changes have been considered by at least seven other states. "The vast majority will be going back to where they came from, and what this will do is count them where they live


National Black Chamber Of Commerce Announcements

April 15, 2010



National Survey Finds Hispanics Are Greenest

April 15, 2010

Hispanics are generally very family-centric,” said Suzanne Shelton, whose firm, Shelton Group, conducted the survey. “Thus, they’re very concerned about protecting the planet for future generations. And they’re willing to put their money where their hearts are.” The survey, an annual national survey looking at


Virginia Neo-Nazi Sentenced For Threats,
Witness Intimidation

April 15, 2010

William A. "Bill" White, the self-proclaimed commander of the neo-Nazi group the American National Socialist Workers Party, was sentenced today in federal court for threatening two individuals and for attempting to intimidate litigants in a federal housing discrimination lawsuit, the Justice Department


White Supremacists To Demonstrate In LA

April 15, 2010



NY Kicks Off Annual Immigrant Heritage Week

April 15, 2010



Free Health Screenings Program Targets
Urban Communities

April 15, 2010



CDC Report: "Arthritis Impacts Blacks And Hispanics More Than Whites

April 15, 2010



Labor Dept. Wraps Up 1st Ever Latino
Workers Summit

April 15, 2010



Black Leadership Group To Speak At Tea
Party Rally

April 15, 2010



North Carolina Minority Job Picture Called Bad

April 15, 2010



Conservatives Back Immigration Reform

April 15, 2010



HHS Awards $10 Million For Native American Health Care Outreach And Enrollment

April 16, 2010



National Action Network Annual Convention

April 16, 2010

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Poll: Half Of Americans Would Use Racial And Religious Profiling At Airports

April 16, 2010

The airport security measures recently announced by the Department of Homeland Security are endorsed by a large proportion of Americans, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found. The online survey of a representative national sample of 1,005 American adults also reveals that a majority of respondents


USDA Awards Grants To Strengthen Programs At Hispanic-Serving Institutions

April 16, 2010



Minorities Have More Sleep Disturbances

April 16, 2010

“The study highlights the increased disparities among African- and Latino-Americans compared with Caucasians even in the sleep and health-related quality of life domain


Black Baptist Pastors Criticize McDonnell’s Policies

April 16, 2010

Baptist pastors from 19 churches released an open letter to McDonnell yesterday, criticizing policies his administration advanced in its first three months as reflecting "a reactionary agenda that seeks to reverse the gains that we have made in Virginia and in


Daryl F. Gates, L.A.P.D. Chief In Rodney King-Era, Dies At 83

April 16, 2010

When the city went up in flames over the acquittal of four white officers accused of beating black motorist Rodney King, he was castigated as a leader out of touch with the changing realities of the city, yet to the end he remained righteous about his authority to police it. Faced with a proliferation of illegal drugs and


The Black Church: Working Together Across Denominations

April 16, 2010

Recent months have seen a resurgence of interdenominational relations in some of the nation's most prominent predominantly black churches. While some are responding to the tragedy in Haiti and others are trying to revive long-term efforts to help black communities, they all say they've determined


Hispanic Caucus Institute Hosts Young Latino Leaders Summit

April 16, 2010



UNCF Launches New Financial Literacy Program

April 16, 2010



Black Men With Chronic Pain At Higher Risk For Depression, Disability

April 16, 2010



Report: Climate Law Healthy For Ethnic Communities

April 16, 2010

“Communities of color, not surprisingly, bear a disproportionate emissions burden from the facilities we looked at,” said Morello-Frosch. “African


Indigenous Not Participating In Census

April 16, 2010

"A lot of people don’t understand the census, since most of them only speak a little Spanish," said Rogelio Gonzalez, one of the 300 Mixtecos living in northern Staten Island. Gonzalez and his family are among the few in the community who have returned their census questionnaire. Only 38 percent of the local Mixtec


ACLU Of TX Calls On State BOE To Re-Examine Textbook Standards Process

April 16, 2010



NY Governor Submits Legislation To Expand MWBE Opportunities In State

April 16, 2010



Meharry Medical College President Elected To Society Of Medical Administrators

April 16, 2010



SOS School Reopens In Haiti

April 16, 2010



Brooklyn Academy Of Music Presents DanceAfrica

April 16, 2010



Town Hall To Examine Perceptions Of Race, Ethnicity, Diversity In The Court

April 16, 2010



Reform Immigration FOR America: What's The Matter With Arizona?

April 16, 2010

Earlier this week, the Arizona House of Representatives approved the harshest and most extreme anti-immigration legislation in the country. The new law would make it a crime for undocumented immigrants to be in Arizona, gives police the authority


Immigrant Rights Group: We Demand A Solution Not More Persecution

April 16, 2010



MINORITY BUSINESSES CAN'T COMPETE FOR GOVT $$$

April 16, 2010



Urban League Honored For 'Going The Extra Mile"

April 16, 2010



Black Maternal Health Media Conference Tackles Infant Mortality

April 16, 2010



Minority Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Get Support In Congress

April 16, 2010



Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Commit Murders Of Blacks

April 16, 2010



Senate To Explore Barriers To Success For Minority-Owned Small Businesses

April 16, 2010



Barbara Lee Reintroduces STD Awareness Resolution

April 16, 2010



Faith And Our Future: Churches Partner To Keep Black Youth Off The Streets, Out Of Jail

April 19, 2010

News headlines last month painted a dim picture of the life and future of Black youth in Washington, DC. "A deadly burst of bullets kills 3, leaving 6 wounded," declared the biggest headline on the front page of a leading newspaper in bold letters. Hardly unique of DC. Other cities across the nation, too, share similar


Improving The Lives Of Black Boys

April 19, 2010

In a way, the campaign has one goal — albeit a humongous and multifaceted one — and that is to improve the lives of black boys, ushering them into manhood. The Harlem-based Twenty-First Century Foundation, one of the oldest black philanthropic foundations in America, started the campaign in 2007


Embattled Civil Rights Group Ponders Its Survival

April 19, 2010

Several chapter presidents and board members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are gathering for what could be the most important meeting in the embattled organization's 53-year history as it struggles to survive amid legal woes and bitter infighting. A group of a few dozen participants


Civil Rights Leader Hooks To Lie In Repose

April 19, 2010

Civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Lawson Hooks has returned to lie in repose today at a church he pastored for three decades. Hooks, 85, who died last Thursday in Memphis, Tenn., from a lingering illness, will lie in repose at the Greater New Mount Moriah Baptist Church at 586 Owen Ave. in Detroit from 2-8 p.m.


Black Fraternity Takes On Climate Change And Energy Efficiency

April 19, 2010

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the nation's oldest black fraternity, and Environmental Defense Fund are launching a transformational partnership to increase the number of diverse environmental leaders on university and college campuses and in communities of color. The Alpha and EDF partnership will educate


HEALTH CARE REFORM 'MIGHT NOT BE ENOUGH' FOR MINORITES

April 19, 2010



100 Black Men of Chicago’s Host Annual
Benefit Gala

April 19, 2010



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Hosts Latino Youth Leadership Series On Capitol Hill

April 19, 2010

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will join Members of Congress, national leaders, subject matter experts and the 2009-2010 class of CHCI Graduate & Young Professional (GYP) Fellows on April 21, 2010, for in-depth discussions on critical issues facing the Latino community in the areas of


Latino Coalition Announces Congressional Participants In This Year's Summit

April 19, 2010



National Survey of Undocumented Immigrants Points To Big Turn Out In 2010 Census

April 19, 2010

"The increased participation could be the result of a perfect storm," says Rudy Ruiz, founding editor of RedBrownandBlue.com. "Never in the history of the Census has so much been invested in ensuring that Latinos, especially the undocumented, participate in this milestone. The Census Bureau has gone to great


Webtool To Increase Minority Participation In Clinical Trials Research Launched

April 19, 2010



$80 Mil From EPA To Clean Up Underserved, Disadvantaged Communities

April 19, 2010



Designer Honors Asian Pacific American
Heritage Month

April 19, 2010



Black Women Finance Execs Present Strategies For Success, Inclusion

April 19, 2010



Minority Groups Work To Expand African American Broadband Access

April 19, 2010



The Jackie Robinson Baseball Won’t Remember

April 19, 2010

In 1949 Black singer/activist Paul Robeson made an ill-timed, and much distorted statement that Blacks were sympathetic to the


Latino Journalists Say No To Merger Of
NBC-Comcast

April 19, 2010



Black Sorority Convention Announced

April 19, 2010



Hispanic Caucus Wants Schumer To "Get The
Job Done"

April 19, 2010



NAACP Outraged Over Decision In Boot Camp Death Case

April 19, 2010



50 Years Later, A Civil Rights Tribute ...
And Apology

April 19, 2010



Man Charged With Threatening NAACP,
Burning Churches

April 19, 2010



Coalition To Launch Anti-Hate Campaign

April 19, 2010



MALDEF Calls For Veto Of AZ
Immigration Legislation

April 19, 2010



Pendleton Launches Endowed Scholarship Program With American Indian College Fund

April 19, 2010



Major League Baseball’s Japanese
American Catcher

April 19, 2010



Black Enterprise Launches Search For "Best And Brightest"

April 19, 2010



Resistant Ringworm Common In Urban Elementary Schools

April 20, 2010

Infection rates varied by age and race. More than 18 percent of black children in kindergarten and the first grade were infected. That rate dropped to 7 percent


Education Secretary Ponders How To Keep Hispanics In College

April 20, 2010

The push for scholastic equality comes as President Barack Obama tries to improve the nation's educational system so that by 2020 the U.S. leads the world with its percentage of college graduates, as Duncan reiterated at a gathering of Hispanic college administrators. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates


Black Hollywood Heads East In Fight Against AIDS

April 20, 2010

"There has never been an effort to mobilize the Black community in Ohio like this," says Mamie Harris, CEO and founder of IV Charis


Ruling On Racial Isolation In Miss. Schools Reflects Troubling Broader Trend

April 20, 2010

Last week, a federal judge ruled that a school board policy here in Walthall County has had the effect of creating "racially identifiable" schools in violation of a 1970 federal desegregation order. Although the case is unique in some ways, it fits a broader trend toward racial isolation that has been underway for years in


New Face Of Foreclosure - The Unemployed

April 20, 2010

Housing counselors say they’re increasingly seeing people like Giles, who are worried about losing their home because of persistent unemployment. “It’s as common or more common” than resetting adjustable rate mortgages or “underwater” borrowers who owe more than their home is worth, said Josie Ramirez


Labor Dept. Hosts Historic Summit On Health and Safety for Latino Workers

April 20, 2010

"I am honored to join with other faith leaders in expressing my deep concern for our Hispanic brothers and sisters who so often are exposed to unsafe working conditions in construction projects and as they clean our workplaces and homes, cook the food in our restaurants and perform the myriad other


Reaction To Dorothy Height's Passing From:
The President

April 20, 2010



National Urban League

April 20, 2010



Black Caucus

April 20, 2010



Urban Caucus

April 20, 2010



Rev Al Sharpton

April 20, 2010



Ford Awards Grant To Advance Entrepreneurship Among Journalists of Color

April 20, 2010



Study Finds AIDS Funding Has Not Kept Pace With The Progressions Of The Disease In Minorities

April 20, 2010



Health And Student Loan Reforms Make Positive Impact For African Americans

April 20, 2010



Analysis: Black Children Hospitalized More Often For Ruptured Appendix

April 20, 2010



DC Prepares To Welcome Immigrant Rights Students On 'Trail Of Dreams' Walk

April 20, 2010

After risking arrest and deportation in pursuit of the American Dream, four immigrant students (Gaby, Luis, Felipe, and Carlos) walking the Trail of Dreams from Florida


International Civil Rights Center Announces Execs New Roles

April 20, 2010



EPA, Congressional Black Caucus Visit SC On Joint Environmental Justice Tour

April 20, 2010



What Black Women And Girls Need to Know About Their Sexual Health

April 20, 2010

The national spotlight in recent weeks has focused on one of the major challenges for our nation-the rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases. For us, this concern is even greater with the emphasis on STDs being at too high a level for Black women and girls.


Penn State Students Conduct Study On Diversity In Education

April 20, 2010



Minority Roundtable Renews Partnership With Dept. Of Energy

April 20, 2010



Grassroots Women's Organization Marks Equal Pay Day With "Frustration And Resolution"

April 20, 2010



NOW: The Next Supreme Court Nominee
Should Be...

April 20, 2010



Phoenix Head Start Celebrates Literacy Day

April 20, 2010



Reform Immigration FOR America Denounces Senator McCain's Outrageous Comments

April 20, 2010



Black Artists Work Displayed At Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

April 20, 2010

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will host an exhibition of work from the Paul R. Jones Collection April 27-June 27. The legendary art collector was nationally renowned for accumulating one of the largest and most comprehensive private holdings of works by African American artists. The exhibition


Church Hosts Celebration Of Life For Hooks

April 20, 2010



ICON OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS MOVEMENT DOROTHY HEIGHT DIES

April 20, 2010



MT Senator Introduces Bill Cutting 'Inefficient Bureaucracy’ From Tribal Land Leases

April 20, 2010



U.S. Troop Drawdown In Haiti Slated By June

April 20, 2010



Officials Urge Education Reform To Expand
Latino Opportunity

April 21, 2010



Historic Church On The Move

April 21, 2010

The longtime home of one of North Carolina's oldest African-American Catholic congregations is poised for a big move. Related Photos Holy Cross Church moves to new location View all 27 photos Workers have jacked up the Holy Cross Catholic Church building and


Study: Black & Latino Imprisonment Rates The Result Of Racist, Punitive Impulse

April 21, 2010

James Unnever of the University of South Florida-Sarasota and Francis Cullen of the University of Cincinnati acknowledge the "lengthy roster" of previous studies on race and the U.S. prison system; yet theirs manages to contribute something crucial to the current debate: "… [G]iven the large body of


When Adopting, US Parents Avoid African-American Babies, Boys

April 21, 2010

Parents pursuing adoption within the United States have strong preferences regarding the types of babies they will apply for, tending to choose non-African-American girls, and favoring babies who are close to being born as opposed to those who have already been born or who are early in gestation. These


PGA Begins Countdown To Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

April 21, 2010

In addition to the team competition, the Championship features an independent competition that is open to collegiate golfers who are African-American, Hispanic


Columbia, SC Elects It's First Black Mayor

April 21, 2010

Benjamin, an attorney, defeated District 4 Councilman Kirkman Finlay, whose campaign was built around his warning that the city’s budget was in crisis and that the only way to save it was to shrink local government to a more manageable size. But Benjamin promised city voters more than a balanced budget, and some


Black Playwrights Earn Respect At Main Theaters Across The Country

April 21, 2010



Obama Administration Urged To Cease Deportations of DREAM Eligible Students

April 21, 2010



Donors Save Harlem School Of Arts‎

April 21, 2010



Minority Focus In Research Programs Offer Ways To Improving Community Health

April 21, 2010

For years, traditional research has offered limited opportunities to improve the health and well-being of underserved populations because of its one-dimensional approach. Community-based participatory research (CBPR), however, is offering new hope by actively engaging the community in the


MASSIVE BLACK VOTING DENIALS

April 21, 2010



National Mental Health Campaign For
Blacks Launched

April 21, 2010



Rev. Jesse Jackson Gala Set

April 21, 2010



ICE Numbers Belie Obama Promise On Immigration Enforcement

April 21, 2010



First Black U.S. Ambassador To Philippines
Takes Post

April 21, 2010



Report Finds Blacks Hit Hardest By Lung Cancer

April 21, 2010



Three SC Men Sentenced In Hate Crime

April 21, 2010

“This case is a reminder that violent acts fueled by bigotry and hate continue to happen all too frequently in our nation, even in 2010. All Americans, regardless of their color or race, should feel free to use public facilities without fear of intimidation or violence,” said Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General in


ACLU Asks :Is Texas rewriting history?

April 21, 2010



New Cable Series Documents Life After
Hurricane Katrina

April 21, 2010



Racial Incitement A One-Way Street For The Media

April 21, 2010



Rights Group Joins North Carolina's Stand Against Racism Day

April 21, 2010



Faith And Community Leaders Speak Out Against AZ Immigration Bill

April 21, 2010



Dept Of Ed Revokes Harmful Intercollegiate Athletics Policy

April 21, 2010



Where Are The Women In Black Leadership?

April 21, 2010



President's Approval Rating Remains Steady With Blacks

April 21, 2010



NOW: Urge Senate To Vote On Paycheck
Fairness Act

April 21, 2010



Census Bureau Reports Promising Numbers Of Women Advanced Degree Holders

April 21, 2010

The U.S. Census Bureau reported more women than men are expected to occupy professions such as doctors, lawyers and college professors as they represent approximately 58 percent of young adults, age 25 to 29, who hold an advanced degree. In addition, among all adults 25 and older, more women


Black Women’s Health Imperative Launches Sexual Health Empowerment Program

April 21, 2010



Apollo Theater History On Exhibit At African American Museum

April 22, 2010



Black Americans Look To Health Plan For New Hope

April 22, 2010

Nationally, about 1 in 5 black Americans has no health insurance. That's likely to change -- up to 32 million people are expected to have access to health


CNN's Soledad O'Brien Named Journalist Of The Year

April 22, 2010

O'Brien is the impetus of CNN's acclaimed "In America" franchise, which began with CNN's "Black In America" in 2008, a groundbreaking


Obama Admin Strengthens Commitment To Africa

April 22, 2010

"Strengthening governance and combating transnational crime, especially in the areas of terrorism and terrorist financing, piracy, narcotics and corruption, are priorities for me and for this administration," said Attorney General Holder. "The


Recession Continues To Push Rental Housing Further "Out Of Reach"

April 22, 2010

A family in the United States needs to earn $18.44 an hour, or nearly $38,360 a year, in order to afford a modest rental home, according to a report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Despite the recession, the report finds that rents continue to rise, while wages continue to fall across the country


Latinos, African Americans Willing To Pay More To Slow Climate Change

April 22, 2010

Latino and African-American communities in the United States increasingly share similar views on the negative impact of climate change and call for


Latinos Lag In Us Workforce

April 22, 2010

Calling the results "unacceptable," Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, called on the Obama administration to strengthen its efforts to


Senate Confirms Hispanic Judge To DC
Superior Court

April 22, 2010



Government And Corporate Agencies On Board For Latino Coalition Matchmaking Session

April 22, 2010



MINORITIES OK RATINGS PLAN

April 22, 2010



How Much Will Arizona's Immigration Bill Cost?

April 22, 2010



Immigration Reform Rally Planned For
Sunday In NY

April 22, 2010



Haiti Visit Highlights U.S. Support
For Peacekeeping

April 22, 2010



Indian Tribe Wins Fight To Limit Research
Of Its DNA

April 22, 2010



Congresswoman Lee Works To Raise
MS Awareness

April 22, 2010



Feds Help Fight Immigration Bias

April 22, 2010



1/3 Of Adult Minorities In Poverty

April 22, 2010

The report found that 3.7 million older adults in this nation are not able to meet their basic expenses every day. Another 10 million adults age 65 and older are “low income”, which is defined as having family income above poverty but below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($20,652 for an individual or $26,028


Women Still Shortchanged At Work

April 22, 2010



Program Focuses Resources On Achievement Among Latino Students

April 22, 2010



Florida Congressional Leaders Grade Each Other On Subprime Loans

April 22, 2010

Our Congressional representatives of Florida must be held accountable. It is our hope that the data below will provide our Congressional delegation with information that will increase there sensibility to the suffering of our fellow Floridian’s. Florida minorities account for over 40% of Florida’s population, yet


PEW Releases New Demographic And Economic Data On Hispanics By State

April 22, 2010



Rice University Survey Reveals Texan's
Embracing Diversity

April 22, 2010



Black Caucus Honors Earth Day

April 22, 2010



Cuban Cardinal Says Too Little, Too Late

April 22, 2010



Report Calls Attention To NY Latino
HIV/AIDS Crisis

April 22, 2010



Gender Roles Study: Some Old Ways Die Hard

April 22, 2010



Notre Dame Names First Black Valedictorian

April 22, 2010



Rights Groups Call On Congress To Pass Employment Non-Discrimination Act

April 22, 2010



Geico Voice Fired For Tea Party Insult

April 22, 2010



US To Probe New Black Panther Party

April 22, 2010



Arizona Anti-Immigration Measures Are Misguided, Warns Obama

April 23, 2010

At a White House ceremony Obama described the plan as misguided and ordered administration officials to


Black Farmers Call For Congress To Pay Delayed $1 Billion Settlement

April 23, 2010

African-American farmers hoping for government settlement money in a racial bias case met with lawmakers Wednesday and called on Congress to come up with a way to fund the $1 billion deal. Litigation known as the Pigford Case established a longstanding pattern of discrimination at the U.S.


Bias At Comcast Alleged

April 23, 2010

Currently, African American consumers have more than $1.5 Trillion of spending power. According to Nielsen Media Research, African Americans watch 40 percent more television than other American demographics and are more likely to have more than one television in their homes. NCAAOM wants a


Black Mayor Brings Redemption To Town Burdened By Racist Past

April 23, 2010

The day the Ku Klux Klan paid a visit to this cauldron of racial hatred in Mississippi is deeply etched on James Young’s memory. He remembers his father standing in


Congresswoman Seeks To Increase Diversity Among Teachers

April 23, 2010

“Statistics show a need to recruit more diversity in the teaching force,” said Davis, a member of the House Education and Labor Committee. “We need to bring teachers from underrepresented groups into the classrooms so students can have role models who are like them. A more diverse teaching force could


UNCF Grants Scholarships Through Gate's Foundation

April 23, 2010

Established in 1999 with the goal of developing the next generation of America’s leaders, UNCF’s Gates Millennium Scholars Program is funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. To date, over 13,000 students have received GMS scholarships, attending more than 1,500 schools


Yale Study Reveals Police Bias In CT Town

April 23, 2010

On Thursday, Yale students completed a damning analysis of recent traffic tickets — almost 60 percent went to people with Hispanic surnames, who


Gathering Of Nations Pow Wow Draws People
And Criticism

April 23, 2010



CDC Stands Behind STD Report Revealing "Shocking" Info For Black Women

April 23, 2010



'Beyond Obama' Panel To Discuss Black Political Leadership In America

April 23, 2010



Education System Failing Latinos In Michigan

April 23, 2010



For Minorities, Type Of Care Received Depends On Where It's Sought

April 23, 2010



No 911 For Hispanics

April 23, 2010

For the study, researchers used data from the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi ( BASIC ) project to compare hospital arrival time and use of ambulance or emergency medical services ( EMS ) by ethnicity, gender and language preference among 1,134 Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites


Research Shows Hispanics Have Limited Access To Certain Cancer Screenings

April 23, 2010



ICE Investigates Restaurants

April 23, 2010



DOJ Uncovers "Major" Meth Network On
Navajo Nation

April 23, 2010



National Gospel Tour Kicks Off Next Month

April 23, 2010



Hastings To Deliver Congressional Black Caucus "Message To America" Tonight

April 23, 2010



Bad Economy Widens Credit Gap For
Minority Firms

April 23, 2010



Relatives Of Victims Of Civil Rights Era Violence Meet In Atlanta

April 23, 2010



Cherokee Nation To Release Wilma Mankiller Commemorative Pins

April 23, 2010



Funeral Arrangements For Dr. Dorothy
Height Announced

April 23, 2010



Civil Rights Leaders To Arizona Governor: Veto Anti-Immigration Law

April 23, 2010



Civil Rights Panel Has Gone Wrong, Critics Say

April 23, 2010



Asian Judge Takes Bench In Unanimous Vote

April 23, 2010



Conference Highlights Challenges Faced By College Bound Blacks

April 23, 2010



Cancer Risker Higher In Black
Transplant Patients

April 23, 2010

The team noted that physicians have known for quite some time that white kidney recipients demonstrate greater risk for developing skin cancer when compared against the general population. However,


Teacher Works To Preserve Native Language

April 23, 2010



Police Chiefs Warn Arizona's Bill Will Make Communities Unsafe

April 23, 2010



NBC ANGERS DETROIT BLACKS

April 23, 2010



Gay Softball League Responds To Lawsuit

April 26, 2010

The North American Gay Amateur Athletic Association (NAGAAA) has published an open letter in response to a discrimination lawsuit filed by three bisexual players. In the letter, the NAGAAA compares itself to other groups that organize around a “commonality,” such as softball leagues for African-Americans and


Time For Congress To Pay Black Farmers

April 26, 2010

The settlement announcement between Boyd's group, the National Black Farmers Association, and the Obama administration stipulated that the money was to be paid by March


Black Tourism Up Since Obama Took Office

April 26, 2010

“The short answer is yes, I would say that to the eye – to my eye and probably other people as well - I think that we have seen an increase in the number of African-Americans that are coming to visit the sites on the National Mall whether it’s the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the


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

April 26, 2010

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


Wanted: More Latina, Asian & Black Women Politicians

April 26, 2010

Fifty Black women listen attentively as each reveals her personal story—and her political ambitions. After


Hormones Pinpointed At Putting Blacks At Higher Risk For High Blood Pressure

April 26, 2010

African American boys had higher ACE levels than both African American and Caucasian girls, meaning the African American boys may have higher levels of angiotensin II. Researchers also observed that African American girls had less ACE2 than Caucasian girls, meaning they may make less of the protective


Study: Black Teens Bounce Back From Family Change Easier

April 26, 2010



Georgetown To Host Immigration Reform Debate

April 26, 2010



Minorities Focus Of Oral Health Initiative

April 26, 2010

“Poor oral health remains a serious national health problem,” says Garth Graham, deputy assistant secretary for minority


Firm Looks To Canada To Close Achievement Gap For Black Students

April 26, 2010



Research Efforts On Minority Health Get
Major Expansion

April 26, 2010



Black Farmers Push Congress To Pay Racial
Bias Settlement

April 26, 2010



Minority Business Funders Want To "Grow Green"

April 26, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Honors Breast Cancer Activist

April 26, 2010



Gathering Of Nations Requires Deep Pockets

April 26, 2010

Mathews defended the Gathering of Nations against its critics. “No one is exploited and many people benefit from the event,” he said. “Over $2 million is received by the vendors at the Indian Traders Market. The gathering is a major employer of Natives and nonNatives for the weekend and a major event that


Senator Pushes For Public Ceremony For
Indian Apology

April 26, 2010



Asian Pacific Film Festival Set For LA

April 26, 2010



Issues Facing Minority Mothers To Be Aired At Howard University

April 26, 2010



Number Of Fat Minorities Rising

April 26, 2010

“The unprecedented rise in obesity among U.S. adults over the past two decades appears to have stabilized and will continue to remain stable over the next 10 years


Blacks Living Longer With Sickle Cell Disease

April 26, 2010



Department of Education Civil Rights Office Reborn

April 26, 2010



In Obama's Financial Reform, A Message To Minorities In Crisis

April 26, 2010



Civil Rights Commissioner Criticizes Handling Of New Black Panther Case

April 26, 2010



Mercury Pollution Strikes Impoverished

April 26, 2010



Minority Leaders Up In Arms

April 26, 2010



Black Churches Show $$$ Muscle

April 26, 2010



RIGHTS GROUPS TO SUE ARIZONA

April 26, 2010



Congressman Hastings Establishes Congressional Caucus On Homelessness

April 26, 2010



Soledad O'Brien To Host VOICES Gala

April 26, 2010



Carnegie Hall Presents A Night Of Gospel

April 26, 2010



Blacks Owe More When They Graduate

April 27, 2010



Details Of Dorothy Height's Funeral

April 27, 2010

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Live Webcast: Maternal Health Conference

April 27, 2010

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Tomorrow, Wednesday April 28th
12.30p.m. - 2.30p.m. EST


Survey: Democratic Candidates In PA Committed To Urban Issues, Republicans Silent

April 27, 2010

“The good news is that, at this point,” said A. Bruce Crawley, one of the Forum’s four conveners, "it appears that each of the four Democratic candidates has, at least, some level of commitment to having more effective African-American inclusion in the next administration, and in its programs. Regrettably


"Don"t Ask Don't Tell," Policy Should Be Eliminated, Says American Bar Association

April 27, 2010

The ABA has joined the ongoing discussion about repealing 10 U.S.C. §654, the statute commonly known as “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” via letters to the U.S. Congress and Department of Defense. The


Latino Parents Urged To Set College Example For Their Kids

April 27, 2010

According to a recent Pew Hispanic Center study, many Hispanic youth are not pursuing a college degree as a result of their parents not understanding the steps they can take to help their children prepare for and apply to college. In an effort to raise awareness among Hispanic parents about the critically


$51.5 Billion To Help Low Income People With Technology

April 27, 2010

This important grant will help the BBOC show people who aren’t yet comfortable online what a tremendous resource it can be,” said David Honig, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council President and Executive Director. “We will all be implementing a national awareness campaign to reach millions


Immigration Reform Group "Paging Sen Graham"

April 27, 2010

Will the Real Senator Graham Step Forward? Recent Statements From Senator Graham Cast Doubt on His Intentions. Senator Graham has been making a lot of threats lately. He threatened to derail immigration reform legislation if the Democrats decided to move forward on health care reform. He threatened to walk


Impoverished Minority Children Suffer In Classroom

April 27, 2010

Disadvantaged urban preschoolers aren't only at risk for failure in the classroom - they are likely to struggle on playgrounds


$4.8 Mil Grant Will Focus On Latin American Business Relations

April 27, 2010



NY Congresswoman Velázquez Helps Prevent Latina Teen Suicides

April 27, 2010

“Latina teens face a wide range of challenges in our society and, sadly, sometimes these pressures can be overwhelming,” said Rep. Velázquez. “Far too many of our families have lost a child to suicide and, here, in New York City, these tragedies are even more common.” A 2007 study found that one out of seven


Women Mentors Partnership Program Descends On State Department

April 27, 2010



$1.2 Mil Grant Strengthens Latino
Employment Programs

April 27, 2010



Census Bureau Highlights Asian-Pacific
Heritage Month

April 27, 2010



NBC: We Represented The Situation In Detroit Fairly

April 27, 2010



Dismantling Discrimination On Madison Avenue

April 27, 2010



Study Answers: Are Tea Partiers Racist?

April 27, 2010



North Western Research Shows Black More Empathetic Than Whites

April 27, 2010



Oglala Sioux Named Bureau Of Indian Affairs Head

April 27, 2010



DC Burbs Suffer Lack Of Coordination In
AIDS/HIV Efforts

April 27, 2010



Hispanic California University Changes Name

April 27, 2010



Fallen Navajo Code Talker Honored In NM

April 27, 2010



Asians Lacking In Elected Offices

April 27, 2010



Minorities Trapped In Poverty

April 27, 2010



Arizona Immigrants Consider Leaving On
Their Own

April 27, 2010



Admission Policy In CA Weakens Minorities

April 27, 2010



MINORITIES DEMAND
FINANCIAL REFORM

April 27, 2010



A National I-D Card?

April 27, 2010



NY Urban League Hosts Girl Power Day

April 27, 2010



DOJ Protects Native Voter's Rights

April 27, 2010



Anemia Tougher To Tackle In Black Children With Kidney Disease

April 27, 2010



Details Of Dorothy Height's Funeral

April 28, 2010

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Feds Fight Drugs In Indian Country

April 28, 2010

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowsketoday unveiled a new anti-methamphetamine (meth) ad campaign tailored for Indian Country, launched in New Mexico and in 14 other states with the largest Native American populations. Director Kerlikowske was joined by


Mexican President Has Warning For Arizona

April 28, 2010



Sex Ed Ineffective For CA Immigrants

April 28, 2010

Public schools in California are not obligated to offer sex education, but those that choose to teach it are required to provide medically accurate data, including information about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Ivarra's school refused to do so, instead including abstinence-only in its curriculum. “We're


Dot Com Launches "Main-Street" Rescue Program For Minority Businesses

April 28, 2010



Even After Lawsuit, Report Reveals Food Service Co Still Struggles With Diversity

April 28, 2010

On the five-year anniversary of the 2005 settlement of the class action discrimination lawsuit brought by African American managers against Sodexo, community leaders and Sodexo workers gave testimony at a press conference and released a new report scrutinizing Sodexo's progress on increasing


Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

April 28, 2010



White House Mounts Major Asian
Outreach Initiative

April 28, 2010



Oprah Strolls Through NYC On Mother's Day

April 28, 2010



Activists Hit The Streets On May 1st

April 28, 2010



LAWSUIT SEEKS IMMIGRATION FACTS

April 28, 2010



Black Leaders Share Group Goals For Next 12 Months

April 28, 2010

The Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network, assembled a diverse group of leaders and activists from the Black community in a Harlem church for a forum, “Measuring the Movement: Black Leadership 12-Month Action Plan,” aimed outlining action over the next year. The forum is to be used as


Study Of DC Area Details Racial Discrimination In Lending

April 28, 2010



National Urban League: AZ Law "A Disaster
In The Making"

April 28, 2010



Study Addresses Impact Of Race On Breast Cancer Risk

April 28, 2010

Many of the established risk factors for breast cancer explain less of the breast cancer cases in Hispanic women compared with non


Congresswoman Waters Passes Federal Housing Reform Legislation

April 28, 2010



Civil Rights Groups Relent To Release Of
Internal Emails

April 28, 2010



School On Quest For Repeat Titles In PGA Minority Collegiate Championship

April 28, 2010



New MD Plan Not Good For Obese Blacks

April 28, 2010



Cancer Disparities And Economy To Be Addressed At Forum

April 28, 2010



Survey Paints "Tea Party" In Different Light

April 28, 2010

A new University of Washington survey shows that whites who are strong supporters of the tea party are apparently less committed to freedom and equality than those who oppose or are unenthusiastic about the movement. “Our survey suggests that among tea partiers, there’s less dedication to certain civil


Breakthrough In Sickle Cell Research In Children

April 28, 2010



Coner-Stores Improve Health Of Inner Cities

April 28, 2010



Black Women Execs Speak On Success And Leadership Issues

April 28, 2010



Red Cross' Spending In Haiti Comes Into Question

April 28, 2010

More than three months since the American Red Cross raised hundreds of millions to aid Haiti in the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake that killed an estimated 300,000 and left 1.3 million homeless, the organization says it has spent about a quarter of the money. But after consuming $106 million in the first


Discrepancies Detailed In Minority Foreclosures

April 28, 2010



Minorities Going To College In Record Numbers

April 28, 2010



Malcolm X Killer Thomas Hagan Freed On Parole

April 28, 2010

Thomas Hagan was the last man still serving time in the 1965 killing, part of the skein of violence that wound through the cultural and political upheaval of the 1960s. He was freed today from a Manhattan


Hispanic Marketing Guide Almost Ready

April 28, 2010



Feds To Help Homeless Female Vets

April 28, 2010



FCC Urged To Consider People Of Color

April 28, 2010



Civil Rights Groups Announce Future Legal Challenge To Arizona Racial Profiling Law

April 29, 2010



Thousands To March For Reform On Wall Street

April 29, 2010

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Beginning 4PM EST


Rev Jackson Honored For Activism And Leadership

April 29, 2010



Black Journalists Group To Honor NBC

April 29, 2010



Immigration Officials Need Consistent National Plan For Enforcement

April 29, 2010



Next Generation Of Minorities Focus Of Community Involvement Study

April 29, 2010

While the study finds 81 percent of all millennials feel the severity of world events are causing them to get more involved in effecting change in the world, African-American and Hispanic millennials are more motivated to make those changes than Whites of the same age. Under a closer lens, the study shows


State Dept Addresses Migration Problems Stemming From Earthquake In Haiti

April 29, 2010

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric P. Schwartz announced in the Dominican Republic yesterday that the Department of State will make additional planned contributions totaling $10.5 million to the United


Civil Rights Leaders In Detroit Gather To Discuss Growing Teen Violence Problem

April 29, 2010

Community leaders, activists and local citizens will meet to discuss the rise in teen violence in Detroit and identify solutions during “Stop Teen Violence – Time to Deliver.” The town hall meeting will take place Monday, May 3, at YouthVille Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue. The day-long program, co-sponsored by


Catholic Bishops Distribute $2 Mil For Haiti, Latin America Education Projects

April 29, 2010



Obama Signs Haiti Debt Relief Bill

April 29, 2010



Asian Justice League Announces Children's
Book Tour

April 29, 2010



Hispanic Federation Hosts Benefit Tonight

April 29, 2010



RNC Chair Steele Accuses Obama Of "Playing The Race Card"

April 29, 2010

All of us want to engage everyone in the electorate to come out and examine closely the policies of this administration, the


Big Law Firms Diss Minorities, Women

April 29, 2010



Black Enterprise Mag Extends
Technology Coverage

April 29, 2010



Black Maternal Heath Conference Raises Awareness For Pre-Natal Care

April 29, 2010



LAWMAKERS DEMAND
IMMIGRATION ACTION

April 29, 2010



After Arizona , Is Texas Next?

April 29, 2010



Washington Pushing Civil Rights

April 29, 2010

Thomas E. Perez, the head of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, has told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee that he is expanding civil rights enforcement in the areas of employment, voting, and housing, and revamping the division's hiring process. The Civil Rights Division is the nation's


Mexicans, Indians, Filipinos Are Highest Numbers Of New Citizens

April 29, 2010



AZ Bill May "Wake Up Rest Of Country"

April 29, 2010



Stats Show Black On Asian Killings Not Common In CA

April 29, 2010



Black Teens Have Positive Outlook About Future

April 29, 2010



Black Sorority Hosts Prominent Ministers

April 29, 2010



Treasury Dept. Awards Millions To Native
American Lenders

April 29, 2010



La Raza Report Put Latino Children In Crisis

April 29, 2010



Southern Poverty Law Center : AZ Law Violates Constitution, Guarantees Racial Profiling

April 29, 2010

By requiring local law enforcement to arrest a person when there is “reasonable suspicion” that the person is in the country illegally, Arizona lawmakers have created a system that guarantees racial profiling. They also have usurped federal authority by attempting to enforce immigration law. Quite simply


Sec. Clinton Establishes Fund For Women And Girls

April 29, 2010



Philly Newspaper Sale Worries Minorities

April 29, 2010

"In the end, the creditors placed the winning bid at a deal worth nearly $139 million, beating out Philadelphia-area philanthropists who joined forces to fight them in the bankruptcy bidding war, Brian P. Tierney, CEO of Philadelphia Newspapers L.L.C. announced." "We didn't make it," Tierney said in a


U.S. Directory Of Latina-Owned Businesses Launched

April 29, 2010



Human Rights Watch: Arizona Violating Human Rights Treaty

April 30, 2010



Embrey Foundation Establishes American Indian College Fund

April 30, 2010



Minority Critize Racially Charged Lawsuit

April 30, 2010



NAACP Legal Defense To Appeal Voter's Rights Case Decision

April 30, 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered rehearing in a case challenging Washington State's racially discriminatory law that denies the vote to people with felony convictions. A panel of eleven judges will reconsider this important civil rights case. In the earlier ruling in Farrakhan v. Gregoire, a three-judge


National Black Chamber Voices Concerns Over 'Credit Card Fair Fee Act'

April 30, 2010



Documentary Reveals Struggles Of Haitian Children

April 30, 2010

That’s when CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien began a journey reporting on Haiti’s remarkably inspiring children. Told through the eyes


Hispanics And Bias

April 30, 2010



Congress Ponders Puerto Rico's Status

April 30, 2010



Immigration Crisis Sparks Congressional Urgency

April 30, 2010



100,000 Expected for LA's May Day March

April 30, 2010

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officials are preparing for as many as 100,000 demonstrators to descend upon Downtown for the annual May Day march, an event that’s expected to serve as a rallying point for immigration reform. The demonstrators are likely to issue loud complaints about a law that


Civil Rights Group Struggles To Remain Relevant

April 30, 2010



NOW: Stop The Global Gag Rule

April 30, 2010



EPA Protects Clean Water In Urban Neighborhoods

April 30, 2010

As part of its developing Urban Waters Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making available up to $600,000 in grants for an eligible entity to


Fox News Skips Height Service for "Hoax"

April 30, 2010

Fox News Channel was the only cable news channel not to carry the funeral service for Dr.Dorothy Height Thursday morning, at which President Obama, Cabinet members, congressional and civil rights leaders were in evidence. Obama delivered the eulogy. A Fox News spokeswoman noted to Journal-isms that a Fox News


May Day Demo In NY To Highlight Immigration/Employment

April 30, 2010



Marchers Demand Accountability, Good Jobs, End To Predatory Lending

April 30, 2010



Open Letter From ACLU

April 30, 2010



Wisconsin Settles US Bias Charges

April 30, 2010



FBI REVEALS KKK STRATEGY

April 30, 2010



Church Leaders Say Life In Haiti Still Rough

April 30, 2010



Surgery Among Minorities Increases As
Insurance Expands

April 30, 2010



Famed Minority Rights Attorney, Luke
McKissack, Dies

April 30, 2010



California Judge Bans EEO Access To Bar Records

April 30, 2010



Methodist Bishops To Tackle Poverty

April 30, 2010



Harlem Activists Visit JP Morgan And Wells Fargo

April 30, 2010

Chanting loudly and bearing signs that read, “Enough is Enough” and “Invest in America,” the group first took over the lobby of JP Morgan Chase, demanding a meeting with CEO Jamie Dimon. The protestors – a diverse group of foreclosure victims, under-served individuals, community activists, workers and


Baseball Gets Good Grades With Diversity

April 30, 2010



Malcolm X Concert Slated In NY

April 30, 2010



Nationwide Rally For Immigration Reform Organized For May Day

April 30, 2010

Thousands of Service Employee International Union (SEIU) members will join faith, business and civil rights leaders across the country to rally against Arizona’s draconian anti-immigrant law and call for comprehensive reform. The message they will deliver tommorow, May Day, is simple: "Our system is


Wall Street Gives $$ To Indian College Fund

April 30, 2010



Alternative Medicine Not Popular With Blacks

April 30, 2010

According to the lead author, Carmen R. Green, M.D., U-M professor of anesthesiology and obstetrics and gynecology and associate professor of health management and policy, this pattern may be due to alternative medicine therapies usually attracting individuals with higher education levels and income, or


President Proclaims May Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

April 30, 2010



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