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President Proclaims June "African-American Music Appreciation Month"

June 01, 2010



MINORITY FIRM UNDERWRITES
$1.3 BILLION

June 01, 2010



Wealth Development Campaign Targets Latino Community

June 01, 2010

"This initiative builds on the rich bilingual educational resources already available on aspira.org, which ASPIRA has developed with support from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation in order to help Latinos make better and more informed financial investments decisions," indicated Ronald Blackburn-Moreno, President and CEO of the ASPIRA Association. John


Report Released On Prison-Based Gerrymandering

June 01, 2010

"This practice is known as 'prison-based gerrymandering,' and it distorts our democratic process by artificially inflating the population count—and thus, the political influence—of the districts where prisons and jails are located," said John Payton, LDF Director-Counsel. "Everyone should care about this


La Raza Condemns "Offensive" Ohio Radio Contest

June 01, 2010

In the contest, the "winner" received a free trip to Phoenix, Arizona "to spend a weekend chasing aliens and spending cash in the desert." NCLR will file a complaint in conjunction with other Latino civil rights and media organizations with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).


Temptations Singer Dead At 58

June 01, 2010

Ali-Ollie Woodson, who led the legendary Motown quintet The Temptations in the 1980s and '90s and helped restore them to their hit-making glory with


NOW: DADT Repeal Does Not Go Far Enough -- Discharges Should End Immediately

June 01, 2010

The amendments to the Defense Authorization bill allow for a repeal, but only after the Defense Department has completed a study of implementation and its impact on troops. This study, already underway, is not due to Congress until Dec. 1, meaning the full repeal will probably not take effect


Gay and Undocumented - On The Front Lines Of Arizona

June 01, 2010

Earlier this month, five students got themselves arrested in an act of civil disobedience inside Sen. John McCain’s Tucson office. The students, four of them undocumented, were pushing for the passage of the DREAM Act that would allow hundreds of thousands of students without papers to access higher


KKK Re-Enactments At Two Schools Show Generational Divide

June 01, 2010

The sight was bewildering. Four white students dressed like Ku Klux Klansmen walked through the cafeteria last week at Lumpkin County High School, heading to a class


Medical Marijuana Debate Gets Racial

June 01, 2010



San Francisco Shelters Unwelcoming To Gays, Spanish Speakers

June 01, 2010



Thousands Protest In Phoenix Rally

June 01, 2010



Research Suggests Latinos At Highest Risk
For Eye Disease

June 01, 2010



Thousands Stripped Of Citizenship In
Dominican Republic

June 01, 2010



Poll Shows More Americans Want AZ Immigration Law In Their State

June 01, 2010



Diamondbacks Game Draws
Immigration Protesters

June 01, 2010



President Clinton Travels To Haiti,
Dominican Republic

June 01, 2010



AZ Immigration Law Divides California Voters

June 01, 2010



SC Gov Hopefuls Consider Confederate Flag Move

June 01, 2010



For Sale Signs Pop Up As Hispanics Leave Area

June 01, 2010



New Film Celebrates African-Americans World War II Veterans

June 01, 2010



Plight Of Black Poor Continues To Worsen

June 01, 2010



Minority Business Tapped To Help Clean Up LA Coast

June 01, 2010



Commerce Secretary Discusses New Incentives To Boost Haitian Apparel Sector

June 01, 2010



FBI Funds Arizona Department Of Public Safety Crime Lab In Support Of Tribal Communities

June 01, 2010



Asian Pacific Social Justice Group Announces It's Pioneer Awards Honorees

June 01, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Members Celebrate Funding Victories

June 01, 2010



Atlanta Falcon Chauncey Davis Joins Diabetes Prevention Program

June 01, 2010



Activist Group To Fast For Immigrant Rights

June 01, 2010



$1.15 Billion Settlement In Black Farmer Lawsuit

June 01, 2010



Everyone's Rights Should Be Protected

June 01, 2010



June Proclaimed "Caribbean-American
Heritage Month "

June 01, 2010



System Flaws, Lack Of Insurance Bring Higher Death Rate Among Black Heart Patients

June 01, 2010

In a report on the review to be published online June 1in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the Johns Hopkins team showed that race matching donor hearts did nothing to extend the life in organ recipients. Race matching is the practice of transplanting donor hearts into patients of the same ethnic group. White donors


Global Leaders Unite To Prompt Investment In Maternal Health

June 01, 2010



Hispanic Caucus Elects New President

June 02, 2010



Davis Loss In Alabama A Sign Of Black Establishment's Clout

June 02, 2010

The historical implications of a Davis victory were not lost on the Deep South. A black man could have taken the oath of office near where Gov. George Wallace declared "Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!" in his 1963 inaugural address and where Jefferson Davis took the oath of office as


TV Father & Son Team Reunite For Charity

June 02, 2010

"Our program is designed to pair African American celebrities of note and accomplishment in a setting that allows the easy flow of memories and


Struggling Black Consumers In Cincinnati Say Recession Changed How They Handle Their Finances

June 02, 2010

According to the survey, African Americans in Cincinnati have made more positive changes in the past year than the general population as a result of the economy, including creating a household budget (42 percent to 26 percent), reducing spending other than entertainment (49 percent to 40 percent), and using cheaper transportation (25 percent to 15


A Heart-to-Heart with America’s First Black Billionairess

June 02, 2010

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Crump Johnson is the only African-American female to enjoy ownership in three professional sports


Growing Old In America’s Cancer Alleys

June 02, 2010

By going to poor neighborhoods, where preexisting contamination exists, factories run a smaller risk of being pinpointed as a health hazard or having to limit or stop operation, according to Bloom. Testing and sorting chemicals for links to ill health is a challenge that environmental and health experts say they face


Pioneer African-American Filmmaker Immortalized On Stamps

June 02, 2010

The 33rd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors pio neering filmmaker Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951) wrote, directed, produced, and distributed more than 40 movies during


HIV Tests Can Do More Harm Than Good

June 02, 2010

Being pregnant, or simply being black, is a risk factor for a false positive HIV test. Tests are calibrated the same for Africans as for Europeans, although blacks are likely to have "sticky serum" that reacts somewhat differently. Thus, HIV tests are racially biased. It is incorrect to assume that black men are


Laurence Fishburne Performs In "Thurgood" At
Kennedy Center

June 02, 2010

the Board of Trustees of the Black Student Fund (BSF) will host a benefit performance of “Thurgood” starring nationally-acclaimed actor Laurence Fishburne


Inner-City Students Share More Than $1 Million To Attend College

June 02, 2010



NALEO Ed Fund Examines Proposition 14 In CA

June 02, 2010



Hispanic Inclusion Significant Strategy For Corporate America

June 02, 2010



DC Democratic State Committee To Hold Annual Kennedys King Gala

June 02, 2010



Community Interventions Help American Indian Children Fight Obesity

June 02, 2010



National Oral Health Campaign Launched In Hispanic Communities

June 02, 2010



Arbitron And Spanish Broadcasting System Enter Into Settlement Agreement

June 02, 2010



Civil Rights Group "Sees Key Opportunity For Communities Of Color"

June 02, 2010



Report Reveals Cultural Map Of The New America

June 02, 2010



Benefits For Federally Employed Gay Couples Available Next Month

June 02, 2010



Gay Pride Month Celebrated Nationwide

June 02, 2010



NUL: RAND IS WRONG

June 02, 2010



Segregated Clubs In Kentucky Raise Issues For Private Business, Civil Rights Law

June 02, 2010



Oxfam Report Shows Haiti Camps Vulnerable To Major Hurricane Damage

June 02, 2010



Despite Efforts, Not All Latino Immigrants Accepted As 'White'

June 02, 2010



NYC To Train Emergency Response Teams In Haiti

June 02, 2010



Twenty-Three Selected As NASCAR Diversity
Program Interns

June 02, 2010



As Jobs Crisis Wanes No Relief For Communities
Of Color

June 02, 2010



Despite Increasing Participation, Women Sports Not Covered On TV

June 02, 2010



State Of Florida Passes Race Based Law: Legalizes Racial Economic Exclusion

June 02, 2010



NC School Board Erases Last Diversity Provision From Its Policies

June 02, 2010



Former DA Withdraws From FDNY Minority
Hiring Case

June 02, 2010



Clinton Foundation Funds Haiti
Reconstruction Commission

June 02, 2010



Women Deliver Global Conference Begins Monday

June 03, 2010

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Supreme Court Restricts Miranda Rights

June 03, 2010

"A suspect who has received and understood the Miranda warnings, and has not invoked his Miranda rights, waives the right to remain silent by making an uncoerced statement to police," said Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the majority. In a strongly worded dissent, which was joined by Justices Steven


Black Politicians Gain Little After Obama Election

June 03, 2010

Black candidates in races around the country are struggling so much that the number of African Americans in major statewide offices is likely to drop from the already paltry three. And the possibility exists that there will be no black governors or senators by next year. The drubbing Tuesday of Rep.


Stossel Not Backing Down From Criticism Of Civil Rights Act

June 03, 2010

We've previously noted that Fox Business host John Stossel called for the repeal of the public accommodations section of the Civil Rights Act "because private business ought to get to discriminate" in a Fox News appearance, then defended his claim in FoxBusiness.com blog


Speaker Of The House To Address Nation's Largest Gay Pride Celebration

June 03, 2010

For the first time in history, a United States Speaker of the House of Representatives will make a video address to a Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT) Pride


NAACP Conference Tackle Solutions To Crisis Facing Poor Communities

June 03, 2010

"In its 101st year, the NAACP boasts more than a century’s worth of civil and human rights victories, but there is much more to do.” said NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous. “This year’s theme of ‘One Nation, One Dream’ will mark a strong rebuke to the divisive, polarizing message of hate groups and


NJ Governor’s Judicial Advisers Resign Over Refusal To Reappoint Black Justice

June 03, 2010

All seven members of a panel that advises New Jersey’s governor on judicial appointments have resigned over Gov. Chris Christie’s refusal to reappoint the only black justice to the state Supreme Court. The resignations of the Judicial Advisory Panel on Wednesday represent the latest backlash for


June 03, 2010

The United Nations System in South Africa have launched an awareness campaign to debut at the FIFA World Cup South Africa. The star studded video PSA can be viewed here at Black Radio Network. Click Here.


Congress Fails To Extend Jobless Benefits
Before Cutoff

June 03, 2010



Women Business Leaders To Mentor D.C. Girls At Entrepreneurship Conference

June 03, 2010



Death Of Black Man Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crime

June 03, 2010



'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Public Town Hall Held As Congress Works To Repeal Policy

June 03, 2010



Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Hosts 15th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

June 03, 2010



Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Announces
Grant Recipients

June 03, 2010



NOW Congratulates Sewell On Strong First-Place Finish In Alabama Primary

June 03, 2010



Feds To Offer Perspectives On Immigration Issues In Employment

June 03, 2010



Former NFL Coach Talks About Issues Facing Minority Coaches

June 03, 2010



Workshop To Discuss Health Consequences Of Sickle Cell Trait

June 03, 2010



Steelers Give Back To Area Kids With "Urban Impact" Event

June 03, 2010



90th Anniversary Of Women's Suffrage To Be Celebrated

June 03, 2010



NASA Kicks Off Minority Student
Summer Of Innovation

June 03, 2010



Black Leaders Want Hiring Change In Police And Fire Departments

June 03, 2010

Members of the Southern Christian Leadership Council, NAACP and Dayton Urban League support changing the hiring process from a Rule of one to a Rule of 10 during a roundtable discussion on


UNCF Hosts "Building Green Learning Institute"

June 03, 2010



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

June 03, 2010



SCLC Battle Moves To Court

June 03, 2010



What You Need to Know About Arizona's New Law

June 03, 2010



New Poll Says Diversity Makes Tea Partiers Uncomfortable

June 03, 2010



Leaders Meet At World Summit On The
Future Of Haiti

June 03, 2010



Minority Communication Company Seeks Nominees For Leadership Seminar

June 03, 2010



JURY SELECTION BIAS

June 03, 2010



Minority Organ Donor Program Proves Successful

June 03, 2010



Student Immigrants Use Civil Rights-
Era Strategies

June 03, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus At Odds Over
Ethics Committee

June 03, 2010



Ebony Names Editor-in-Chief, No Plans To Sell

June 03, 2010



Women Deliver Global Conference Begins Monday

June 04, 2010

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NYC Renames Bronx Development In Honor Of Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

June 04, 2010

The Justice Sonia Sotomayor Houses and Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center include 28, seven-story buildings comprising 1,497 apartments that house nearly 3,500 residents. The United States Supreme Court’s first Hispanic-American justice, Justice Sotomayor grew up in the Bronxdale Houses


Coalition Backs Report Supporting Women, Children, And Our Economy

June 04, 2010

Among coalition members are NOW, MomsRising, National Education Association, Green America, United Methodist Church, National Associations of Mothers' Centers, True Child, Women's Funding Network, NoVo Foundation, National Council of Women's


Report Shows African Americans Still Among Hardest Hit By Foreclosure Crisis

June 04, 2010

The data reported today are part of the fifth NFMC report distributed to Congress in May 2010, and are based on client information provided from more than 1,700 HUD-approved housing counseling intermediaries, state housing finance agencies, and nonprofit housing counseling agencies that received


A Lesson For San Francisco As S. Philly School Recovers from Racial Violence

June 04, 2010

The wounds opened by December’s violence at South Philadelphia High School have begun to heal, according to a cross-section of students from the beleaguered school


Experiment On Sex-Segregated Classes Goes Terribly Awry

June 04, 2010

Referring to the data that the principal used to sell the program as "extremely flawed" is generous at best


$1.2 Million Grant Will Be Used To Improve Media Coverage Of Structural Racism And Its Impact

June 04, 2010

"The lack of comprehensive reporting on structural racism and its impacts is one of the reasons that so many Americans believe discrimination has been eradicated from our society or reduced to such a minimum level it is no longer important," Ms. Maynard said. "These misconceptions are harmful to our nation


First Images Of MLK Memorial Site Now Available Via Web Cam

June 04, 2010

he Memorial plans include 340 structural piles, a 2,350 cubic ft. granite wall weighing 194 tons, 47,000 sq. ft. of granite paving, granite sculptures and the installation


Hispanic Health Alliance Applauds Air Quality Standard Improvements

June 04, 2010



PA Announces Opportunities For Minority-, Women-Owned Small Businesses

June 04, 2010



Latinas Delay Seeking Care, Even if Insured And Ill

June 04, 2010



SICKLE CELL MD TRUST

June 04, 2010



Short Obama Coattails For Black Politicians

June 04, 2010



Poll: Support For Obamacare Comes
From Minorities

June 04, 2010



Environmental Equality Elusive For
Minority Elders

June 04, 2010



Obama Seeks Reversal Of Another Arizona Immigration Law

June 04, 2010



Social Justice League Delivers Petitions Demanding Unbiased Textbooks

June 04, 2010



Texas Tech Expert: Arizona Immigration Law No Different Than Operation Wetback Of '50s

June 04, 2010



La Raza Urges President To Move Beyond Deportation-Only Strategies

June 04, 2010



Panel To Discuss Civil Rights In The New Millennium At National Convention

June 04, 2010



Harlem School To Receive Pauletta And Denzel Washington Family Scholarships

June 04, 2010



Data Show Small Shifts In Latino Voters Will Impact State Elections

June 04, 2010



National Archives Clinton Library To Open
Kagan Records

June 04, 2010



Howard University Hosts Caribbeana
Comedy Fesitval

June 04, 2010



Minority State Legislators Back Comcast/NBCU

June 04, 2010



Gay Pride Fest Celebrates Anti-Discrimination Ordinances

June 04, 2010



Japanese American League Calls For Support Of Parks Service Program

June 04, 2010



Diversity Issues Haunt Police Recruiting Program

June 04, 2010



Attorney General Vows Civil Rights Division "Crown Jewel"

June 04, 2010



GLAAD Issues Call To Action Against Fox, O'Reilly

June 04, 2010



Amnesty International Calls For Restrictions Of Police Taser Use After Death Of Mexican Migrant

June 04, 2010



District Pushes Goal To Hire Minority Teachers

June 04, 2010



Transgender Community Forces Clothing Giant To Re-Write Policies

June 04, 2010



Despite Protests, Texas Board Passes Curriculum

June 07, 2010



Hospitals Nationwide Poised To Add Non-Discrimination Policies

June 07, 2010



New F.A.C.E. Diabetes Initiative Launched

June 07, 2010



Black Unemployment Rate Improves

June 07, 2010



Hiring Of Minority Women Coaches Up
Across Nation

June 07, 2010



Why L.A. Should Boycott Arizona

June 07, 2010



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June 07, 2010

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Job Market Tough For Educated
Asian-Americans

June 07, 2010

The new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), "Hidden Disadvantage: Asian American Unemployment and the Great Recession," shows that in the fourth quarter of 2009, 7.2 percent Asian Americans with bachelor's degrees were unemployed, while only 4.7 percent of whites with the same


California Candidates Scapegoat Immigrants, Ignore Blacks

June 07, 2010



Magic Johnson Lends Support To Comcast/NBC Venture

June 07, 2010

In a letter to Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Johnson praised NBC Universal for its diversity efforts and said it would do "even more when it's teamed with Comcast." The Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Monday morning in Los Angeles to examine the effect that a


Asian Community Looks To Eradicate Hepatitis B

June 07, 2010



Scientists Unravel Causes Of Mysterious Skin Disease, Vitiligo

June 07, 2010

Scientists including researchers from the University of Florida have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches


World Delegates To Gather For First-Ever G(irls)20 Summit

June 07, 2010

Modelled after the G20, the G(irls)20 Summit will bring together one girl from each of the 20 countries to discuss how girls and women can help solve some of the world's greatest challenges. A seat has also been allocated for a girl representing the African Union. Between June 16th and 18th, the delegates will work


Kaiser Permanente Earns Perfect Rating On Healthcare Equality Index

June 07, 2010



GLAAD Urges Media To Scrutinize Orrin Hatch
Over Comments

June 07, 2010



ACLU Strikes Deal To Shutter Notorious
Mississippi Penitentiary

June 07, 2010



Civil Rights Coalition Calls For Strong Consumer Protections In Final Financial Reform Bill

June 07, 2010



Latinos Disgusted Over Radio Contest
Targeting Immigrants

June 07, 2010



Hispanic Evangelicals Launch National Voter Registration Campaign

June 07, 2010



Women In Business National Conference Set
For Baltimore

June 07, 2010



United States Begins Review Of UN Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

June 07, 2010



FEMA Awards $3 Million For Repairs To UC Berkeley MLK Student Union

June 07, 2010



Whites In California 'Below The Replacement' Level

June 07, 2010

California's white population has declined since 2000 at an unprecedented rate, hastening the day when Hispanics will be the state's largest population group, according to newly released state figures. There were half a million fewer whites in California in 2008 than in 2000, a period when the state's overall population


La Raza Urges Senate To Put America Back
On The Job

June 07, 2010



Children's Sickle Cell Study Halted

June 07, 2010



CDC Report Shows Obesity On The Rise For Minorities

June 07, 2010

Among women in 2007–2008, non-Hispanic black women (49.6%) were significantly more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white women (33.0%). Similarly, Mexican-American


INTERRACIAL MARRIAGES DOUBLE

June 07, 2010



Minority Discipline High, But Reason Not So Clear

June 07, 2010



Civil Rights Groups Ask Court To Block AZ Law

June 07, 2010



School Reverses Decision To Lighten Skin Color In AZ Mural

June 07, 2010



Minority Health Conference Live From University Of North Carolina

June 07, 2010

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Black Caucus, Casino Reach Minority Hiring Deal

June 07, 2010



Women Deliver Global Conference Webcast

June 08, 2010

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Minority Health Conference Live From University Of North Carolina

June 08, 2010

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Obama's Ratings Drop Among Hispanics

June 08, 2010

Obama's marks from blacks and whites have remained steady since January, but his job approval rating among Hispanics fell to 57 percent in May, down from 63 percent in April and 69 percent at the beginning of the year, according to a Gallup's analysis of its data since January. Obama, who had said


Boston Mayor Fails To Promote Minority Police Officers

June 08, 2010

A group of minority police officers wants Boston city councilors to put pressure on Mayor Thomas Menino to promote more members of minority groups as supervisors and in specialized units after promises were made last year to diversify the department’s ranks. The City Council has scheduled a hearing today


NAACP Legal Defense Fund Weighs In On Redistricting Reform Measures

June 08, 2010



Black Media Coalition Calls For Boycott Of Comcast

June 08, 2010

"For decades Comcast has shut the door to widely distributed wholly-owned African-American channels; and pension funds by virtue of their investment in Comcast are supporting apartheid right here in America." Comcast brings in approximately $3 billion per month, $36 billion per year, from nearly 24 million


Justice Policy Institute Report Examines Factors Driving Over-Jailing

June 08, 2010

Additionally, African Americans are overrepresented at the jail, comprising about 66 percent of the general population of Baltimore, but 94 percent of the people in the


University Of Iowa To Celebrate Oldest Known Juneteenth Celebration In US

June 08, 2010



Black 2: Broadway Celebrates Contributions Of Performers Of Color In The Arts

June 08, 2010



Latino AIDS Commission Issues Open Letter To Gay Community In Puerto Rico

June 08, 2010



Gates Foundation Commits $1.5 Billion For Women's, Children's Programs

June 08, 2010



SB 1070 Is Driving Chinese Businesses
Out Of Arizona

June 08, 2010



Black Music Month: Celebration Of Negro Spirituals

June 08, 2010



Minority Business Opportunity Expo Explores Social Networking

June 08, 2010



City Councilman Fired After Criticizing Mural

June 08, 2010



Team Discovers Important New Player In
Diabetes Onset

June 08, 2010



FEDERAL COURT GETS 1ST KOREAN

June 08, 2010



How To Get More Minorities, Women To Participate In Thrift Savings Plan

June 08, 2010

"[Ariel Education Initiative and Hewitt Associates] looked at nearly 3 million employees in 57 different plans and found that there was a significant participation distinction. 66 percent of African American employees participated in their private sector plans, while 77 percent of white workers in


Wayne State Mulls Over Diversity Award Named After Helen Thomas

June 08, 2010



Meharry Medical College Names New Dean Of School Of Medicine

June 08, 2010



Calcium Consumption May Cause Prostate Cancer In Chinese

June 08, 2010



New Report: Deaths From Complications Drop, Disparities Remain

June 08, 2010



NAACP TO Celebrate 101st Year In July

June 08, 2010



NBC, Comcast Sweeten Diversity Pot

June 08, 2010



Marvin Isley Dead At 56

June 08, 2010

Isley stopped performing in 1996 after suffering complications from diabetes that included a stroke, high blood pressure, the loss of both legs and use of his left hand


Ohio Luring Students From China

June 08, 2010



Hispanics Progress To AIDS Faster Than Any Other Racial Group

June 08, 2010



Blacks Comprise One Third Of Kidney Transplant Waiting List

June 08, 2010



Queen Latifah To Receive ADCOLOR Award

June 08, 2010



ACLU: Defendants With Limited English Have Constitutional Right To Court Interpreters

June 08, 2010



Insurance Access Does Not Curb Racial Disparities In Asthma Care Among Children

June 08, 2010



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June 09, 2010

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Plan To Improve Minority, Underserved Graduation Rates Proves Effective

June 09, 2010



Blacks, Latinos Strongly Support Clean Energy Policies

June 09, 2010

"This survey reflects the views of a stakeholder group that's relatively new to the national conversation on clean energy policy. The research shows that small business owners want action on clean energy, which they believe will strengthen the country's economy," said John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of Small


Black Wall Street Remembered

June 09, 2010

The day after 1921’s Decoration Day – now Memorial Day – stands as a dark day in Oklahoma and American history. A mere 58 years after emancipation, and 89 years ago


More Asian Women Marry Outside Of Their Race

June 09, 2010



Extension Of Unemployment Benefits And Health Care Subsidies Finds Mass Support

June 09, 2010



African American Sites Designated Historic Resources

June 09, 2010

Even though the African American sites make up just a fraction of the more than 130 properties that were designated historic resources under the plan, preservationists and civil rights activists who have been working on the effort were encouraged. "I am so proud of the big step we took in saving African


Civil Rights Groups Have High Praise For New English And Math Standards

June 09, 2010

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) recently released theCommon Core State Standards, which will determine what American students should learn in English and math each year from kindergarten through 12th grade. The standards


EPA Allocates $$$ For Tribal Communities To Combat Climate Change

June 09, 2010



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

June 09, 2010



Experts Offer Insight On "Reality At the U.S.-Mexico Border"

June 09, 2010



Boston FBI Hosts Conference To Educate About Hate Crimes

June 09, 2010



Dr. Alveda King Leads Prolife Freedom Rides

June 09, 2010

Calling the Prolife Freedom Rides” the next major civil rights campaign”, and Jubilee Fest a “Christian Woodstock,” pro-life activist Alveda King is


Ohio AG Takes A Stand Against Funeral Protesters

June 09, 2010

Members of the Phelps family have picketed at military funerals across the country to publicize their belief that God hates homosexuality and punishes America for its tolerance by claiming the lives of service members in Afghanistan and Iraq. Signs carried by the Phelps family at these protests have


Minority Advocates Honor Corporations Leading The Way In Diversity

June 09, 2010



Minorities To Be Commemorated At NC State Capitol Building

June 09, 2010



US Attorney Assembles Team For Civil Rights Violations

June 09, 2010



NY Garden Party Kicks Off 'Pride Week'

June 09, 2010



New Report Highlights Hop-Hop's Impact On Social Change In Communities Of Color

June 09, 2010



Florida FBI Honors Lifelong Hispanic Civil
Rights Advocate

June 09, 2010



Obama Appoints New Member To African Development Foundation Board

June 09, 2010



NASCAR Logs Historic Weekend In Drive
For Diversity

June 09, 2010



Congresswoman Waters Raises Questions About Impact Of Comcast-NBC Merger

June 09, 2010

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) participated in a House Judiciary Committee field hearing yesterday on the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal. The hearing, entitled ‘The Proposed Combination of Comcast and NBC Universal’, was held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles and


Harlemwood Film Festival Showcases Filmmakers Of Color

June 09, 2010



Has President Obama Made It Tougher For Other Black Candidates?

June 09, 2010



Psychology Program Builds Native
American Presence

June 09, 2010



Latino Youth Called Upon To Be Leaders

June 09, 2010



BLACK BOOK BOMBSHELL

June 09, 2010



School To Add Chinese Curriculum, Parents Concerned

June 09, 2010



Open Letter From Latino Producers On
Comcast Merger

June 09, 2010



Gates Foundation Allocates $10m For Haitian Financial Fund

June 09, 2010

Enabling Haitians to send, receive, and store money using their mobile phones has the potential to dramatically improve their lives and leapfrog more conventional banking models to safer, more affordable alternatives. Often called "mobile money," these services reduce the risks and costs of financial


US Border Patrol Kills Teen For Throwing Rocks

June 09, 2010



Study Shows Children Raised In Lesbian Homes Happy And Healthy

June 09, 2010



Health Disparities Linked To Sexual Orientation In Study

June 10, 2010

In all, significant disparities between sexual minorities and their heterosexual counterparts were observed in 16 of the 22 mental and physical health indicators examined in the study. The study is one of the first to focus on the relationship of sexual orientation to a range of health conditions in a population-based


Budget Cuts Threaten Latino Seniors’ Health, Safety

June 10, 2010

The only thing that makes 82-year-old Jesús Ruiz happy, despite his disabilities and feeling abandoned by his children, is the help he receives from the State of California through In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) for frail low-income elders and younger people with disabilities. A home-care worker with a kind


DADT Study Draws Criticism From Gay Community

June 10, 2010

A group representing more than 250 gay and lesbian active-duty soldiers has issued a letter criticizing the months-long process the Pentagon is undertaking to examine the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy and allow homosexuals to openly serve in the military. The letter, sent Monday to Defense Secretary Robert


Advocacy Groups Launches 'Ask Me 4 My Papers' Campaign To Prevent Another 'Arizona'

June 10, 2010

Mursuli further added, "You want to see a Latino's papers? Maybe he'll show you his law degree or a letter his daughter sent him. You want to see a


Jobs Crisis Continues For Black America

June 10, 2010

The continuing increase in teen unemployment is also cause for alarm. We urge the Senate to join the House in swiftly passing H.R. 4213, the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act. That bill includes $1 billion for a summer youth program and $2.5 billion in emergency assistance for needy families. We know


As Racial Strife Rises In America Peace
Is A Must

June 10, 2010

“The reality is that the people who could really tamp this down are not doing so,” says Mark Potok, spokesman for the Birmingham-based Southern Poverty Law Center, a foremost authority on race hate incidents around the country. “There are large


Survey Of Diverse Patients Show Decline
Heart Attacks

June 10, 2010



Chief Of Naval Operations Receives
Diversity Award

June 10, 2010



Obama Commemorates Anniversary Of The Equal Pay Act

June 10, 2010



Psychologist Aims To Reduce Risky Sexual Behavior Among African American Girls

June 10, 2010



Detroit Inst. Of Arts Celebrates African Music, Through African Eyes

June 10, 2010



HBCU's Add Males In Crisis Symposium To Black College Football Classic

June 10, 2010



Lawmakers Work To Lift Ban On Gay Blood Donors

June 10, 2010



Blacks Losing Leadership Positions In Military

June 10, 2010



Florida Contracts Leave Out Minorities

June 10, 2010

The study also shows a substantial lack of minority-owned firms in subcontracting by private prime contractors. The study's findings, presented to the City Council this week, aren't a surprise, many councilors said. Human Rights Director Lana Turner-Addison told councilors that the study supports a


NAACP Youth And College Division Taps Nation's Youth For Logo Redesign

June 10, 2010



National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: "Save A Life, It May Be Your Own. Get Tested For HIV"

June 10, 2010



Women And Minority Candidates Dominate US Primary Wins

June 10, 2010



Washington Commemorates Asian American Pacific Islanders Advocacy Day

June 10, 2010



Town To Celebrate African American
Emancipation Day

June 10, 2010



100 Black Men Of America Celebrates 24 Years Of 'Mentoring The 100 Way Across A Lifetime'

June 10, 2010



Conference Targets Black Disparities,
Suggests Solutions

June 10, 2010



University Helps Minority Firms Thru Bid Process

June 10, 2010



Minority-Owned Businesses Gain Access To Top Maryland Tenants And Contractors

June 10, 2010



Research Reveals Majority Of Employment Discrimination Cases Brought By Individuals

June 10, 2010



Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Honors Black Entrepreneurs At Gala

June 10, 2010



Haitian Religious Leader: We Are A
Resurrected Church

June 10, 2010



Black, Latino Seniors More Likely To Face Problem Accessing Quality Nursing Home Care

June 10, 2010



NBA Scores Big On Diversity

June 10, 2010



Blacks Win $290K Discrimination Suit

June 10, 2010



BLACK LAWMAKERS
CARIBBEAN CONCERNS

June 10, 2010



Social Security: A Hedge Against Recession For Latino Elders

June 10, 2010

"Sometimes I wish they’d just hang me from a tree,” he declared in Spanish. “I do not have hope. I cannot carry anything. I walk crawling like a cat. My neighbors do not help me, and my children turned out to be devils. They only come to take my money, and if I do not give it to them, they mistreat me. The other


Apollo Theater Benefit "Remembering A King, Celebrating A Queen"

June 11, 2010



Investigation Uncovers Latinos Face Extreme Levels Of Discrimination In MD county

June 11, 2010



House Passes Legislation To Help Homeowners, Reform Federal Housing Administration

June 11, 2010



Report Debunks Myths Of Anti-Immigrant Worker Propaganda

June 11, 2010

High levels of unemployment have led some to propagate the myth that every immigrant added to the U.S. labor force amounts to a job lost by a native-born worker, or that every job loss for a native


Life Of Civil Rights Attorney William Kunstler Chronicled In Documentary

June 11, 2010



Nelson Mandela's Great-Granddaughter Killed

June 11, 2010

The 13-year-old great-granddaughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela was killed on Friday while she was returning from the World Cup Kick-Off


Mississippi Supreme Court Lone Black Justice Nominated To US Court Of Appeals

June 11, 2010



DOJ Interprets Federal Domestic Violence Law To Protect Same Sex Couples

June 11, 2010



President Honors Bicentennial Hawaiian King Kamehameha Day

June 11, 2010



Author Kicks Off National Social Media Campaign To Support Black Artists

June 11, 2010

Author and advertising executive, Tom Burrell launches the "Positive Push" Experiment, a national campaign utilizing the viral power of social media to support positive black music artists and videos in honor of Black Music Month. The impetus for this innovative campaign to combat the negative imagery


Urban Minorities Carry Largest Burden In Unemployment Saga

June 11, 2010

The Great Recession has caused millions of job losses across the country. Many families and communities are devastated. While every metropolitan area has experienced some negative economic consequences from the Great Recession, not all areas have suffered equally. Looking just at annual unemployment rates in


SC Eliminates Crack/Powder Sentencing Disparity And Mandatory Minimums

June 11, 2010



University Of AZ Receives Minority Recruiting Award

June 11, 2010



Latino Conservative Organization Condemns Florida Governor For Dropping Pro-Life Platform

June 11, 2010

The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles expressed disappointment in Florida Governor Charlie Crist's removal of his previously stated pro-life platform from the official web site of his campaign for the U.S. Senate. "In his attempt to reinvent his candidacy, Charlie Crist has taken the unprecedented


Bakewell Family To Purchase Third Black Newspaper, LA Watts Times

June 11, 2010



Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story Of Black New Orleans

June 11, 2010

An important part of that history is Treme, which is the oldest African-American neighborhood in America. Treme, like many other


Louisiana Cops Probe Oil Spill Workers For Immigrant Gangsters

June 11, 2010



LA School Refusing To Address Needs Of
Black Students

June 11, 2010



HUD Strengthens Anti-Discrimination Requirements For Federal Funding Seekers

June 11, 2010



Arizona Effect Felt On Primary Elections

June 11, 2010

Many successful Republican candidates from South Carolina to Nevada embraced SB 1070 during the primaries, perhaps with an eye on polls that show the law, set to go into effect later this month, remains popular among a broad swath of voters. “I think Arizona’s become the new touchstone for


Border Shooting Triggers Civil Rights Case

June 11, 2010



"Stop The Violence" Initiative Uses Music To Create Change

June 11, 2010

“This project is the change everyone has been waiting for in music,” says Greg Britt, A&R Director for H.I.P.- H.O.P. 2012. “Being able to give an unknown artist a chance to work with people like Organized Noize…to be a part of an historical event…is a dream come true to someone trying to get on.” Recently honored at


Rainbow/PUSH Annual Conference Begins
This Weekend

June 11, 2010



Native Americans Revel In Restored Recognition

June 11, 2010



Black Scholar Says Universities Not Serious
About Diversity

June 11, 2010



Black Baptists Make Habitat For Humanity Donation For Housing In Haiti

June 11, 2010



Neighborhood Housing Services Of America To Cease Operations

June 11, 2010



NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN
DAY CELEBRATION

June 11, 2010



White House Develops Program To Break The Silence In Caribbean American Communities

June 11, 2010



Latina Leadership Summit Kicks Off Tomorrow

June 11, 2010



First Deaf Youth Of Color Camp Kicks Off
Oregon Conference

June 11, 2010



Minority Corporate Council Hosts
Diversity Dialogue

June 14, 2010

Watch live webcast here
Beginning Today, June 15, 2010
4:00p ET


Neglected Immigrants-- African Elders

June 14, 2010



Seneca Nation Wants Gov. Paterson To Keep His Promise

June 14, 2010

"In light of today's report, which calls for collection of sales tax on our products, we want to remind the governor of his pledge for an ongoing, rational dialogue on this critical issue," President Snyder said. "This, and prior governors, have shown consistency in honoring our sovereign treaty rights despite continued


Detroit NAACP Marks 145th Juneteenth Festivities

June 14, 2010



WE SUE NYPD

June 14, 2010



Hispaninc Caucus Internship Program Brings Diversity To Capitol Hill

June 14, 2010



Report Claims California Is 'Least-Educated State’ Because Of Immigration

June 14, 2010



Nikki Haley’s Success Sees Rise Of Indian-American Candidates In U.S. Politics

June 14, 2010



Minority Rights Group: Minority Legislators & Crist Abandon Minority Families

June 14, 2010

“Florida minority legislators and Governor Crist abandon Florida minority communities by passing law that prohibits diversity data from foundations. I am appalled by the vote of every single minority legislator that voted to approve this horrendous measure that does nothing but feed the growing cycle of poverty in


Tribes Seeking National Meeting On Gulf Spill

June 14, 2010

Native people and people of color from around the nation are organizing for the benefit of individuals affected by the Gulf oil catastrophe. News


Latin American League Announces National Convention Events

June 14, 2010



League Of Black Women Goes Global With Annual Leadership Conference

June 14, 2010



Chairman Towns Goes After RX Company That Targeted Blacks

June 14, 2010

Chairman Edolphus “Ed” Towns (D-NY) today launched an investigation into Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. amid reports alleging the company illegally promoted the kidney transplant drug Rapamune for treatments not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and specifically targeted African-Americans in


EPA Seeks Comments On Consultation Policy With Indian Tribes

June 14, 2010



Indictments Handed Down Against Officers In Shooting And Burning Death Of New Orleans Man

June 14, 2010



Southern Poverty Law Center: Del Monte Settlement Benefits Migrant Workers

June 14, 2010



Ruling In Controversial CA Prop 8 Gay Marriage Case Expected Soon

June 14, 2010



Urban League Will Join Gulf Cleanup

June 14, 2010



Black Students Added To Discrimination Probe At L.A. Unified

June 14, 2010



53rd Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Features Music, Pride, Police And Rain

June 14, 2010

Virtually wherever you looked, New York Police officers were on hand. In the past, the parade, NY's largest, was accompanied with some violence. While no major incidents were reported, the NYPD arrested about three dozen gang members, including some members of the Latin Kings, who attempted to join the line of march.


Girl Scouts Celebrate Hispanic Culture

June 14, 2010

The percentage of Hispanic girls participating in the Girl Scouts in Lubbock nearly reflects the more than 30 percent Hispanic population of the city, though she did not have firm numbers to provide a breakdown. "We really do have a very diverse group throughout Lubbock," she said. And the Girl Scouts locally and


Award-Winning Black Journalist Reaches Out To Black Community

June 14, 2010



National Resource Center On Gay Aging
Opens It's Doors

June 14, 2010



Comcast/NBCU Merger Scrutinized By Minority Lawmakers

June 14, 2010

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the hearing who has been pushing the FCC to keep diversity front and center in its review, had more to say about the motivation of the announcement than its substance, while adding she still needed to review the proposals. According to an aide, Waters doubted that


HHS Opposes Changing Gay Blood Ban

June 14, 2010



Olsen Stuns Conservatives, Seeks To Overturn Gay Marriage Ban

June 14, 2010



Legendary Chicago Soul Food Restauranteur Dies

June 14, 2010



Study Shows 70% Of Black Children At Risk Of Drowning

June 14, 2010



Joint Center Seminar To Examine Implications Of Gulf Oil Spill

June 14, 2010



Poll: Young Hispanics Embrace American Life, But Keep Roots

June 14, 2010



Income, Race Combine To Make Perfect Storm for Kidney Disease

June 14, 2010



Birth Tourism Flourishes In Southern California

June 15, 2010



Filipina Nurses See Long Visa Delays Despite Nursing Shortage

June 15, 2010



Diversity Group Research Reveals Demand For Leaders Of Color And Women In Public Sector

June 15, 2010



Minority Corporate Council Hosts Diversity Dialogue

June 15, 2010

Watch live webcast here
Beginning Today, June 15, 2010
4:00p ET


"Impact Program" Nets Over $18m In Scholarship Offers For Black Students

June 15, 2010



Activist Group Highlights Importance Of Early Education For Black NYC Children

June 15, 2010



Black Candidate Enters Race For NY Governor

June 15, 2010

Mr. Barron, a black leader with a knack for stoking controversy, said he would begin a petition drive to create a new party, the New York Freedom


National Urban League Proposes "Gulf Coast Bill Of Rights"

June 15, 2010

“Every day the nation is confronted with the image of oil-slicked birds and dead and dying wildlife, but the plight of the human beings whose lives have been torn apart has been neglected,” said National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial. “The ecosystem of the Gulf Coast must and will be


Even If They Are Not Home, Black Men Can Learn To Be Good Fathers

June 15, 2010

The problem of low rates of paternal engagement is particularly acute for young black fathers, who may face multiple challenges associated with poverty, neighborhoods with high crime rates, and an early transition to fatherhood. According to the most recent U.S. Census figures on males who had never married


Racial Profiling Washington Post Style

June 15, 2010



Justice Dept. Settles Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination In NJ

June 15, 2010



Ex Madam Candidate For NY Gov, Slams Dems, GOP For All-White Male Tickets

June 15, 2010



Juneteenth And Black Music Month Takes Spotlight At International Civil Rights Center

June 15, 2010



Shinnecock Indians To Get Federal Recognition

June 15, 2010



Group Calls For Action From Caribbean Americans At Legislative Forum

June 15, 2010



State Of The Nation’s Housing 2010 Released, Minorities, Low Income Renters Still Most In Need

June 15, 2010

The report also highlights the plight of the nation’s 4.5 million single parent households, which together contain 9.1 million children. The median percent of income that low income single-parent households spent on housing was 63%. In all these trends, young and minority people are the hardest hit. One factor


Brooklyn's Black Culture Big Draw For Tourists

June 15, 2010



National Hispanic Group Applauds Conference Of Mayors On Speaking Out Against AZ Law

June 15, 2010



Another White Actress To Play Cleopatra?

June 15, 2010

Film producer Scott Rudin has purchased the film rights to upcoming biography 'Queen of the Nile, Cleopatra: A Life,' and has confirmed that the movie iis being developed


Good Schools For All Kids: Yes We Can?

June 15, 2010

For a brief and unique moment in the mid-70s, black and Latino kids were attending college at rates comparable to whites. Then came Reagan, who cut the education budget in half, and “conservatives introduced a new theory of reform focused on outcomes rather than inputs.” That’s the theory behind


Women's Group Opposes Nomination Of
Elena Kagan

June 15, 2010



Report Reveals Black Students Disproportionately Suspended From Schools

June 15, 2010



Justice Department To Provide Federal Observers For Hispanic Voters

June 15, 2010



African-American Leaders Reduce Inner-
City Violence

June 15, 2010



NAACP Legal Defense Fund Steps In To Protect Voting Rights Of Blacks

June 15, 2010



Ex-DOJ Lawyer To Testify On Black Panthers Probe

June 15, 2010



Hispanic Women Want Beauty Marketers To Speak Their Language

June 15, 2010



Immigration Law Violates Sovereignty Of American Indians

June 15, 2010



US Department Of Labor Gives $1.8 Million To Support Women

June 15, 2010



Has American Soccer Reached Goal Of Diversity?

June 15, 2010

"There's no question that there's an improvement in the number of African-American players playing soccer," Hylton Dayes, University of Cincinnati men's


BLACK MED SCHOOLS OUTPERFORM

June 15, 2010



Advocates Ask Court To Block $1.08 Billion Cut In Funding For New Jersey Schools

June 16, 2010



Crying Wolf Over A "Racist" Cat And Rabbit

June 16, 2010



Meaning Of Youth Day Lost In World
Cup Festivities

June 16, 2010



HOMELESS: 62% MINORITIES

June 16, 2010



Minority Coalition Calling For Immediate Action On DREAM Act

June 16, 2010

With commencement ceremonies taking place nationwide, the reality that a dead end looms ahead for an estimated 65,000 undocumented high school graduates is of concern to


CA Station To Establish The Nation’s First 24-Hour Native American TV Channel

June 16, 2010

The Channel is a groundbreaking media initiative emphasizing the factual history, culture and current events of Native Americans and Alaskan Natives. Planned to reach the airwaves in spring 2011, this


Harvard Unveils Effort To Support Young
Latino Leaders

June 16, 2010

The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government has announced an initiative to help prepare the rising generation of Latino leaders for the opportunities and challenges they will face in the coming decades. Twenty-eight college students have been chosen from a highly


Prince to Receive BET Lifetime Achievement Award

June 16, 2010

"We are humbled that Prince will be our lifetime achievement award recipient," said Stephen G. Hill, President of Programming, Music and Specials. "Genre


IRS Offers Greater Incentive To Practice Medicine In Underserved Communities

June 16, 2010

“Doctors and nurses who choose to practice in underserved areas make a great contribution to their


Low-Income Families Have No Financial Safety Net

June 16, 2010

“While these successes represent an important and monumental shift in the right direction, a more comprehensive package of policies


Diversity Scholarship Established For Black
Law Students

June 16, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Stands Behind President On BP Oil Spill Plan

June 16, 2010



Operation Hope Founder Leads Delegation
Into Haiti

June 16, 2010



L.A. Immigration Rights Rally Trial To Begin

June 16, 2010



Racism Plays Major Role In Determining Mental Health

June 16, 2010

Following the success of its annual conference, titled “The Social Determinants of Mental Health: From Awareness to Action,” the Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE) at the Adler School of Professional Psychology is forming a Working Group to develop a Mental Health Impact Assessment tool. The purpose of the tool is to


Minorities Shown Path To Success In Advertising At Howard University

June 16, 2010



Asian MBAs To Gather For Annual Expo In NYC

June 16, 2010



Crime Sweep To Take Place Day After AZ
Law In Effect

June 16, 2010



New Report Shows How a Legal Loophole Limits Union Organizing At FedEx Express

June 16, 2010



John Wooden's Civil Rights Legacy

June 16, 2010



Free Clinics Fill Gaps In Health Safety Net,
Survey Finds

June 16, 2010



Supreme Court Ruling Injects Reason Into Immigration Felony Definition

June 16, 2010



Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration

June 16, 2010



Celtics Helping Change Boston's Checkered
Racial History

June 16, 2010



Iowa Rep. Blasts Obama For Bias "That Favors The Black Person"

June 16, 2010



Senate Appoints First Black Federal Judge In Indiana

June 16, 2010



Study Reveals Better Monitoring Is Needed For Sickle Cell Patients

June 16, 2010



Top Spots Still Elusive For Black Candidates

June 16, 2010



AZ Diamondbacks Draw Protesters To Fenway Park

June 16, 2010



Hispanic Caucus Announces Gala Honorees

June 16, 2010



Hispanics Positioned To Be Most Influential Bloc Of Voters

June 16, 2010

Democracia USA (D-USA), a leading national non-partisan Hispanic civic engagement and voter registration organization, released the results of a comprehensive national poll of young Latino voters. Considered to be the most comprehensive of its kind, the study measures the moods and tendencies of 1,500 Latino voters and citizens between the ages of 16 and 29 on issues like patriotism, discrimination, culture and political inclinations.


MLK Memorial Site Struggles To Raise Funds
For Completion

June 16, 2010



Study Helps Explain Why Black Patients With Lung Cancer Have Surgery Less Often Than Whites

June 16, 2010



Black Firefighters Settle Lawsuit Against Philadelphia

June 17, 2010

As part of the settlement, the city has agreed to pay $15,000 in legal fees and "provide additional diversity training" with input from the Valiants and the NAACP. The city will also "re-post" the city's policy against using city computers for "discriminatory purposes," said Brian R. Mildenberg, attorney for the Valiants and


NYC Program Mentors Minority Fathers

June 17, 2010

While 32 percent of all New York City children under the age of 17 live in households without a father, 54 percent of black and 43 percent of Latino children


RECESSION SPARKS
MINORITY ADMISSIONS

June 17, 2010



Pres. Clinton Travels To Haiti, Announces $20M Small Business Fund

June 17, 2010

“The fund we are announcing today recognizes the important role small- and medium-sized enterprises play in helping to build a modern, self-sustainable economy that will allow Haiti to one day stand on its own two feet,” President Clinton said. “With this fund, we hope to empower entrepreneurs with the tools to


Physician Leaders Headed To Washington To Raise Awareness of Border Health

June 17, 2010



HUD Awards $2.3B For Public Housing Improvement Projects

June 17, 2010



Harlem Students Celebrate Mentoring Program

June 17, 2010

The students listened with rapt attention to Harry Belafonte who told them to "live up to your own expectations, we are here to help you." Susan L. Taylor told the


DNC Courts Minority Vote

June 17, 2010



Civil Rights Group Criticize Cop’s Punching
Of A Woman

June 17, 2010



Rebranding At ICE Meant To Soften Immigration Enforcement Agency's Image

June 17, 2010



Notre Dame Expert: Arizona Immigration Law Fuels Misconception That All Latinos Are Illegal

June 17, 2010



2010 - The Year Of The Latino Vote

June 17, 2010



Haiti Recovery Inches Forward

June 17, 2010



University Of California Forms Advisory Council On Campus Climate, Culture, And Inclusion

June 17, 2010



MALDEF Files Suit On Behalf Of Young
Hispanic Mother

June 17, 2010



New Report Calls For Elimination Of 'Prison-Based Gerrymandering'

June 17, 2010



American Indian Exhibition Opens At Smithonian

June 17, 2010



Loans Reserved For Minority Farmers

June 17, 2010



Former FDA Commissioner Calls For Reduction Of Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes

June 17, 2010

"It is a national embarrassment that these lethal menthol products have been allowed to be marketed so disproportionately to African-American youth – or to any youth for that matter," said John Payton, president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. "Menthol has been the bridge to entice youth to


National Leaders Address Black Press Of America At Annual Conference

June 17, 2010



Man Pleads Guilty In Black Church Torching Case

June 17, 2010

The superseding information charged that in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, 2008, within hours of President Obama being elected, Haskell and his co


Alliance Works To Reduce Health Disparities And Worker Shortages

June 17, 2010



Japanese League Makes Final Push For Congressional Gold Medals Bill

June 17, 2010



Whites Cover LeBron In The NBA But African-Americans Can't?

June 17, 2010

This situation pains me. There are African-American voices that yearn to be heard yet the whiteness of newsrooms across this country and the power structure won't allow


Orrin Hatch Calls For Drug Testing
Welfare Recipients

June 17, 2010

Calling it a critical step to combat dangerous drug addiction, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced an amendment to the tax and spend extenders bill (H.R. 4213) to significantly reform the nation’s safety net system by requiring those who apply for unemployment benefits or welfare to submit


Glenn Beck’s Re-Write Of The Black Experience

June 17, 2010



Slaves Who Built Capitol Honored

June 17, 2010



Hispanics' Approval Of Obama Drops

June 17, 2010



Fewer Black Journalists Cover Obama Speech

June 17, 2010



Interracial Marriages: Blacks Are Last Choice Of Other Groups

June 17, 2010



Struggle To Stop Resegregation Of Wake County Schools Heats Up

June 17, 2010



La Raza Files Amicus Brief Against AZ Law "To Protect Essential Services To The Community"

June 17, 2010



Ponzi Schemers Charged With Investment Fraud Targeting Haitian Community

June 17, 2010



Labor Activists Urge Asian Americans To Unite Against Work Discrimination

June 18, 2010



Portland Police Stop More African
American Drivers

June 18, 2010



First Black Astronaut In Space Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

June 18, 2010

Coasts pointed out that in addition to being the first African American in space, Bluford was on the first shuttle mission to launch and land


Activists Want Jail Time For Ex-Chicago Cop Accused Of Torture

June 18, 2010

Former police commander Jon Burge would not face charges for his alleged role in having two city police officers place a shotgun in Mr. Cannon's mouth, pulling the trigger three times in a mock-execution. Mr. Burge would not face charges for his alleged part in having officers cattle prod a then-32-year-old


Office Of Minority And Women Inclusion To Be Established At Financial Services Agencies

June 18, 2010

The legislation establishes an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at each government financial services agency in order to “ensure equal employment opportunity and the racial, ethnic and gender diversity” of the workforce and senior management and also to increase “the participation of


Civil Rights, Labor And Environmental Leaders Join Call Urging Congress To Clarify FCC’s Authority

June 18, 2010

Leaders representing eight national civil rights, labor, and environmental organizations urged Congress to act quickly to clarify the FCC’s authority to protect an Open Internet and apply Universal Service funding to broadband. Their letter to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman John D. Rockefeller and


Barbara Lee Votes To Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Businesses

June 18, 2010



Oil Clean-Up Jobs Offered To Yakama Nation Members Too Good To Be True

June 18, 2010



Japanese League Grooms Collegiate
Leaders In D.C.

June 18, 2010



Haitian Health Group Receives Gates Award For Fight Against AIDS

June 18, 2010



Foreclosures By Race And Ethnicity: The Demographics Of A Man-Made Disaster

June 18, 2010



Maria Shriver's Women's Conference Expands To 3-Day Event

June 18, 2010



Man Sues PD For Alleged Racially Motivated
K-9 Attack

June 18, 2010



Hispanic Chamber Celebrates 34 Years With Gala

June 18, 2010



Cuban Dissidents Send Letter In Support Of Sanctions Policy

June 18, 2010



Wilmer Valderrama To Receive Hispanic Caucus Young Latino Leader Award

June 18, 2010

Since April 2009, Valderrama has appeared at workshops around the country sharing his life story of achieving the American dream and inspiring youth to pursue their


Big Brothers Big Sisters And AME Partner To Help At-Risk Youth

June 18, 2010



MLK Memorial Site Construction Progresses With "Significant Minority Business Involvement"

June 18, 2010

The Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. and the project's design/build team made inclusion and a spirit of diversity on the project a top priority to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The project has achieved a significant milestone of 56 percent minority


Black Pilots Share What It Takes To Fly In Mentoring Camp

June 18, 2010



Arizona Ethnic Media Jointly Condemn AZ's Immigration Law

June 18, 2010



Blacks Join Meteoric Rise In Absentee Voting

June 18, 2010



$250M Investment Enables Low-Income Areas To Receive Professional Medical Care Faster

June 18, 2010



Low-Income Neighborhoods Bad Rep Tied To Lack Of Media Resources

June 18, 2010



Partnership Program Provides Support For Teachers In Low-Income Districts

June 18, 2010



FBI Building To Carry Civil Rights Workers' Names

June 18, 2010



Open Letter From ACLU On Women Serving
Our Country

June 18, 2010



CA Candidates Go After Latino Votes

June 18, 2010



Minority Medical Students Receive Support To Pursue Hematology Field

June 18, 2010



END OF SLAVERY OBSERVED

June 18, 2010



In Predominately Black Communities, People Of All Races Miss Out On Kidney Care

June 18, 2010

The researchers retrospectively studied 92,000 white and black adults who started dialysis in the United States between June 1, 2005 and October 5, 2006. They found that a residential area’s racial composition had a significant effect on a patient’s access to a kidney specialist before starting dialysis, regardless of


CA Native American Heritage Commission Blocks Water District Project

June 21, 2010

The site is a Kumeyaay burial and ceremonial ground, and the discovery of very high densities of Native American human remains, pottery shards and other


Obama Announces Next Steps In Fatherhood Initiative

June 21, 2010

President Obama spoke in Washington, D.C. to discuss the importance of responsible fatherhood and mentoring to build healthy families and communities. At the event, the President announced the next steps in his longstanding agenda on fatherhood and personal responsibility: The President’s Fatherhood


Wallace Foundation Launches Initiative To Help Disadvantaged Urban Students

June 21, 2010

“It’s becoming increasingly clear that the traditional school calendar may not be ideal for students, especially those in the most need,” said M. Christine DeVita, president of The Wallace Foundation. “If we


Advocates Call For Anti-Drug Policies That Focus On Prevention

June 21, 2010

At a public policy forum on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance, scholars and civil rights advocates urged lawmakers to treat drug use as more of a public health problem than a criminal justice issue. The chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland


NYU Study: Violent Crime Affects Children's Test Scores

June 21, 2010

Sharkey examined separately the potential impact of a local homicide on African Americans and Hispanics. Whites and other ethnic


HUD Rolls Out New Housing Market Report Card Program

June 21, 2010

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury has introduced a monthly scorecard on the nation’s housing market. Each month, the scorecard will incorporate key housing market indicators and highlight the impact of the Administration’s


Immigration Policy Center: Arizona's Anti-Immigration Law Is Also Anti-Faith

June 21, 2010

In the Immigration Policy Center's latest Perspective on Arizona, Arizona's Anti-Immigration Law is also Anti-Faith, Jenny Hwang, Director of Advocacy and Policy for the Refugee and Immigration Program at World Relief, discusses the difficult situation faith-based organizations are put in when punitive


Analysis: Arizona's Immigration Crime Sweeps Have Little Effect

June 21, 2010



AZ Gov Calls Fed Lawsuit "Outrageous"

June 21, 2010



ACLU Open-Minded On Kagan

June 21, 2010



UN PRESSES FEMALE EQUALITY

June 21, 2010



New Evidence Of Racial Bias On SAT?

June 21, 2010



Civil Rights Activist Victoria DeLee Dies

June 21, 2010



Latino Elected Officials Gather In Washington This Week For Conference

June 21, 2010



Mentor Program Raises Minority Enrollment In Architecture, Construction And Engineering

June 21, 2010



Border Patrol Agency Formally Recognizes
Gay Community

June 21, 2010



AG Holder Urges Students To Pursue Public Interest Law

June 21, 2010



Schools No Longer Safe In Arizona

June 21, 2010



Graduation Day At Nation's First Charter School Behind Bars

June 21, 2010



Feds Eye African-American Performance Gap In L.A. Schools

June 21, 2010



Dept Of Labor Launches Job Coaching Initiative For Latinos Looking To Break Into Healthcare

June 21, 2010



President Obama Thanks Top National Mentors

June 21, 2010



Minority And Disadvantaged Law Students Serve As Summer Law Clerks

June 21, 2010



Charter Schools Are The Wrong Answer

June 21, 2010



NY Makes Efforts To Strengthen Student's Civil Rights Protections

June 21, 2010



Labor Dept. Allocates $20M For At Risk Youth
Job Program

June 21, 2010



Sickle Cell News Roundup

June 21, 2010



Minorities And Women In Law Encouraged By Inclusion Legislation Moving Forward

June 21, 2010



The Scientific Imperative Of Achieving Diversity

June 21, 2010



NBA Star Manute Bol, Dies At 47, Humanitarian Giant

June 21, 2010

"Manute's impact on this city, our franchise and the game of basketball cannot be put into words," 76ers president and general manager Ed


New York And 'Jim Crow Policing'

June 21, 2010



Nebraska Town To Vote On Illegal Immigrant
Measure

June 21, 2010



THIS DAY IN CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

June 21, 2010

KKK Kills Three Civil Rights Activists
Jun 21, 1964


GLAAD: Reality Talk Show Sends Wrong Message

June 21, 2010



Latinos Protest Plan To Stop Houston
Bilingual Stipend

June 22, 2010



FEDS BATTLE HOMELESSNESS

June 22, 2010



Donation Helps Restore, Preserve Historically Black Schools

June 22, 2010

Rosenwald School Building Program greatly improved the quality of public education for African-Americans in the early 20th Century rural south. Today, only about 12


Politico Improves Diversity With New Black Editor

June 22, 2010

He will be Politico's first African American originating editor. Another black journalist, Michael Schwartz, is director of photography. Williams arrives as Politico expands its staff and tries to shake a reputation for lacking racial diversity. In April, the Washington Post hired away Nia-Malika Henderson, Politico's only


White House Invites Advocate To Pride Event

June 22, 2010

"We're proud that Janice has been invited to the White House in recognition of her tireless advocacy beginning in a Florida hospital over three years ago. Our work together has resulted in new federal rules that we hope will lead to respect and better care for same-sex couples across the country," said Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director for Lambda Legal. "We


Pioneering Black Filmmaker Immortalized On Stamp

June 22, 2010

Film director, screenwriter, producer and distributor Oscar Micheaux, who illuminated the African-American experience through more than 40 feature


FCC Makes New Appointment To Native Affairs Department

June 22, 2010



Black Photographer To Be Honored By Intl Civil Rights Museum

June 22, 2010

Lewis was The Washington Post’s first African-American photographer and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975. His iconic work also appears in the Museum’s permanent exhibition, “The Battlegrounds.” The Church and the Movement gallery features a stirring image of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., standing


Exhibit Honors Pioneering Black Physicians

June 22, 2010



Latest New Orleans Police Indictments Rock City

June 22, 2010

Former NOPD officer David Warren, former NOPD Lieutenant Robert Italiano, NOPD Lieutenants Dwayne Scheuermann and Travis McCabe, and officer Gregory McRae are charged with crimes in connection with the Sept. 2, 2005, shooting and killing of Glover, the subsequent burning of his body in a car, the assault of


Prosecution In Racially Charged CA Transit
Case Rests

June 22, 2010

Asked by Deputy District Attorney David Stein what officers are taught when they see a fellow officer “losing control,” Spruill replied, “It’s important that we not make our jobs harder. We are responsible for each other. That’s basic learning; cadets don’t leave the academy until they master this.” Spruill is also an


Utility Giants Face Criticism On Minority Contracts

June 22, 2010



Asian Groups Gather Top Leadership To Address Obstacles In Higher Education

June 22, 2010



Hawaii Governor May Veto Civil Unions Bill

June 22, 2010



Writers Guild: Comcast Merger Threatens Diversity

June 22, 2010



Native Group Weighs Amendment To Settlement

June 22, 2010



Rising Concern Over States Targeting Immigrants

June 22, 2010



Tribal Council Member Warns Governor Against Tobacco Tax Collection

June 22, 2010



Challenge TO AZ Law Is Intimidation Tactic, Charges Reform Group

June 22, 2010



North Carolina NAACP To Stage Mass Demonstration Against Board Of Ed

June 22, 2010



Why Black Straight Men Are Missing From The Fight Against HIV/AIDS

June 22, 2010



Black Republicans In 2010

June 22, 2010



National Immigration Forum: The Time To Intervene Is Now

June 22, 2010



AZ Groups Want 50,000 Registered Latino Voters

June 22, 2010



Nebraska Town Approves Controversial Anti-Immigrant Regulation

June 22, 2010



National GOP Puts Power, Cash Behind
Black Candidate

June 22, 2010



Minority Voters Targeted At Municipal Election

June 22, 2010



National LGBT Bar Association Bestows It's Highest Honor

June 22, 2010



Univision And BET Presidents To Co-Host Minority Communications Conference

June 22, 2010



EPA Seeks Input From American Indians

June 22, 2010



Woman Alleges Sheriff's Office Discriminates
Against Women, American Indians

June 22, 2010



Study Identifies Reasons For Higher Rate Of Severe Sepsis Among Black Patients

June 22, 2010



Obama Recognizes Gay Pride Month

June 23, 2010

Discussing progress made under his administration so far, the President began with a Presidential Memorandum signed earlier this month extending benefits to same-sex domestic partners of federal employees, and promised to work to change the law “to continue to fight to change the law: to guarantee


NY Cigarette Tax Deals Tribes "Huge Financial Hit"

June 23, 2010

Native American reservations will be taxed on cigarettes sold to off-reservation visitors, according to the bill as of September 1. State Sen. Jeffrey Klein, a


Chicago Mayor's Wal-Mart Drama Continues

June 23, 2010

“Why is it only in the African-American and Hispanic [neighborhoods of Chicago] that you cannot build a Wal-Mart? We built one on the West Side and no one complains about it. Those people who work there don’t complain. Those ex-offenders don’t complain. ... That’s sales tax for us [for] public transportation


Al Sharpton Announces Plans To Commemorate Michael Jackson's Death

June 23, 2010



Latino Citizens Convention Will Focus On Overcoming Immigration Measures In AZ

June 23, 2010



Civil Rights Group Moves To Intervene In Voting Rights Act Challenge

June 23, 2010



Congress Urged To Take Action To Help
Struggling Homeowners

June 23, 2010



Minority Graduate Numbers Continue To Rise
At NY Academy

June 23, 2010



Medicare Proposal Ensures Hospital Visitation Rights For Domestic Partners

June 23, 2010



AZ Law May Spark Rise In Latino Voters
Come November

June 23, 2010



Immigrant Community Cautiously Awaits Changes At ICE

June 23, 2010



Asians Make World Cup More Exciting With
Illegal Activity

June 23, 2010



Local Voices Speak Volumes At National
Social Forum

June 23, 2010



American Touch In African Youth Camps

June 23, 2010



Glass Ceiling Still Exists In Financial
Services World

June 23, 2010



Female Business Leaders Collaborate On Economic Growth Plan

June 23, 2010



Dept. Of Labor Clarifies Leave Act To Include Children Of Same-Sex Couples

June 23, 2010

This action is a victory for many non-traditional families, including families in the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community, who often in the past have been denied leave to care for their loved ones. "No one who loves and nurtures a child day-in and day-out should be unable to care for that child when he or she


March Of Dimes Event Salutes Black Families

June 23, 2010



Why Immigrants Can Drive The Green Economy

June 23, 2010

The 2000 Census found that immigrants, while accounting for 12 percent of the population, made up nearly half of the all scientists and engineers with


ACLU Of Texas: Top Priority Is Keeping Kids In School

June 23, 2010

In a recently released report, “Diplomas Count,” Education Week named Houston and Dallas as dropout epicenters, together accounting for about one-fifth of the country’s dropouts. The report also points out that the state’s high school graduation rate is below 70 percent. ACLU of Texas Executive Director Terri Burke


N.C. Candidate Wins Big In Primary With Help From NOW

June 23, 2010



Children Witnessing Arrests Increases Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms

June 23, 2010

A University of Illinois at Chicago study says children in the nation's child welfare system who witnessed the arrest of a household member may have been psychologically traumatized by the arrest. Susan D. Phillips, assistant professor of social work and the study's lead author, found that children who saw the


Some Local Health Clinics Not Offering Equal Care To The Poor

June 23, 2010



BET Founder Joins Haiti Economic
Recovery Partnership

June 23, 2010



Anti-Defamation League Files Brief Opposing AZ Immigration Law

June 23, 2010



Labor Dept. Grant Brings Training And Support To Native Americans

June 23, 2010



Tolerance Of White Militia Groups Highlights Double Standard

June 23, 2010



Urban League In Search Of "Real Role Models For Our Youth"

June 23, 2010



Law Students Help Settle Decades Old Civil
Rights Case

June 23, 2010



MOVEMENT VS. BECK

June 23, 2010



Second Defendant Pleads Guilty In Black
Church Arson

June 23, 2010



Maryland Latinos Subjected To Housing Discrimination In Alarming Numbers

June 23, 2010

"The fact that almost 80 percent of prospective Latino renters encountered some form of discrimination—irrespective of their immigration status—is not only legally and ethically wrong, it also reflects poor business decisions made by apartment owners that adversely affect the entire community of Frederick,


DIVERSITY ON THE BENCH

June 24, 2010



State Prison Populations Drop For First Time In 39 Years

June 24, 2010

For the first time since 1972, the number of people in state prisons fell. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), state prison


Lenders Slighting Minority Neighborhoods

June 24, 2010

“The very communities that are suffering the most from the foreclosure crisis—neighborhoods of color and low income areas—are finding it increasingly hard to access mortgage credit,” says Barbara van Kerkhove, the report’s principal author. “We are now seeing indications of redlining in these neighborhoods


Small Schools In Big Apple Spell Success For Minorities

June 24, 2010

Open to students at all levels of academic achievement and located in historically disadvantaged communities, SSCs were designed to provide high-quality educational


Magic Johnson "Testing America Tour" Wraps up This Weekend

June 24, 2010

The AHF/Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ tour, which kicked off in Los Angeles in January—is part of a collaborative effort to raise local and national awareness about the importance—and ease—of HIV testing and to challenge attitudes about moving toward a streamlined model of HIV testing and


Students Hit The Streets Of Summer In Search Of Jobs

June 24, 2010

The unemployment numbers for Black teenagers, the highest of any group, took a rise in jobless rates in May after experiencing decreases over six consecutive months


Gay Advocates Plan Summer Of Marriage "Counter Action Tour"

June 24, 2010



ACLU Wants 80's Internet Privacy Law Updated

June 24, 2010

The threat is real. Sprint, for example, received 8 million demands for mobile location data about countless people in just a little over a year. In the absence of a good electronic privacy law, government agencies—from the NSA to local police departments—are essentially going on surveillance shopping sprees


More Legal Trouble For Disgraced Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick

June 24, 2010



Movement To Veto Hawaii Civil Unions Bill
Losing Steam

June 24, 2010



Indian Congress Rejects Amendments To Trust Fund Settlement

June 24, 2010

Barrasso's amendments would put a $50 million cap on the attorneys' fees. However, any amendments would void the settlement. Barrasso has not indicated whether he will abide by the NCAI resolution. "I am very comfortable with the attorneys' fees that we have and I don't think we needed that amendment


Apollo Theater To Honor Michael Jackson On The Anniversary Of His Death

June 24, 2010



Africa Fashion Week Teams With NFL Star To Improve Education

June 24, 2010



Civil Rights Coalition Urges Senate To Extend Jobless Benefits

June 24, 2010



Study: Low-Income Housing Improves Surrounding Neighborhood's Economic Outlook

June 24, 2010



Charter School Conference Draws Big
Name Support

June 24, 2010



NAACP Questions Minority Hiring Numbers In
Florida Schools

June 24, 2010



Japan Commissions First American Female Director For Michael Jackson Documentary

June 24, 2010



G8 Leaders Urged To Make Women's Health Priority Of Summit

June 24, 2010



Alzheimer Study Gains Support Of Maya Angelou

June 24, 2010



Fasion Designer Honored For Bridging The
Asia/US Gap

June 24, 2010



Henry Louis Gates Jr., Others Recognized For Inspiration and Influence In Black Community

June 24, 2010



Former DOJ Trial Attorney To Testify In Black Panther Case

June 24, 2010



Controversial Anit-Immigrant Law Brings Nebraska Town Into National Spotlight

June 24, 2010



Lack Of Oversite Contributes To Sexual Abuse Of Immigration Detainees

June 24, 2010



Racial Attacks On The Rise In America

June 24, 2010



Minority Filmmakers Struggle To Tell Their Stories

June 24, 2010



Lawsuit Filed Over Students Wearing US
Flag Shirts

June 24, 2010



GA Tenants Net Win In Discrimination Suit

June 24, 2010



CA Museum Welcomes Co-Founder Of Harlem Dance Theater

June 24, 2010



Human Rights Campaign Condemns Texas Republican Party

June 24, 2010



Parents, Researchers Focus On Health Of Latino Girls

June 25, 2010

The research study is on obesity concerns in the Latino girl community. When it comes to obesity, Latino girls are a high risk group," Febles said. "Therefore this collaboration is meant to help improve Latino adolescent girls develop health habits, specifically related to nutrition and exercise." Latino


Hangman’s Noose Leads To Guilty Plea

June 25, 2010

The Justice Department today announced that Robert Jackson, 37, of Downsville, La., pleaded guilty in federal court to placing a


Senate OKs Tightening Prosecution Of Indian Crimes

June 25, 2010

"This will signify a dramatic change in the years ahead in the personal safety of a lot of American Indians who have been abused, who have been victims of crime," said Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., who chairs the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. The system for investigating and prosecuting crimes on Indian


Black Organizations Award Scholarships At Capitol Hill Event

June 25, 2010

The scholarships, were presented to students at a “Young Minds, Bright Futures” Forum on Capitol Hill, and are administered through partner organizations including the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Tavis Smiley Foundation, Tom Joyner Foundation, Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the United Negro


Lawmaker Calls For More Asian American-
Themed Stamps

June 25, 2010



Basketball Camp Yields Life Lessons For At Risk Inner-City Youth

June 25, 2010

Businessman, music mogul, and philanthropist Percy Miller aka Master P along with his multi talented son Romeo will sponsor over a thousand kids ages 7-16 for a free


Supreme Court Rejects Antigay Group's Attempt To Impose Secrecy On Petition Process

June 25, 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected 8-1 a claim in Doe v. Reed by backers of Washington State's Referendum 71 that releasing the names of people who sign petitions to get an initiative on the ballot exposes them to harassment and intimidation and thus violates their First Amendment right to free


MINORITIES GOING CHILDLESS

June 25, 2010



Book Documents History Of Chinese Immigration And Exclusion

June 25, 2010



Black Media Mogul To Be Feted At Hampton's Gala

June 25, 2010



NAACP Legal Defense Fund Throw Support Behind Elena Kagan

June 25, 2010



ACLU: Michigan Agrees To Stop Unlawful Voter-Purge Programs

June 25, 2010



Seattle Gets First Minority Police Chief

June 25, 2010



Black Candidates Who Scare Democrats

June 25, 2010



Diabetes In Indian Country

June 25, 2010



Native Americans Receive $1M Grant For
Career Development Center

June 25, 2010



FDIC Holding Investment Outreach Sessions For Minorities In July

June 25, 2010



Accounting Program For Minority Students,
Aims To Reverse Trend

June 25, 2010



Leading Asian Civil Rights Groups Join Forces

June 25, 2010



Clamor For Federal Action On Immigration Grows

June 25, 2010



Religious Leaders Address HIV Epidemic In The Caribbean, Latin America

June 25, 2010



Law School's New Dean Makes History

June 25, 2010



Blacks Tap Into Their Green Side At
Planet Harmony

June 25, 2010

Planet Harmony is also an online affiliate of the nationally-syndicated radio program -- Living on Earth – which reaches approximately 300 Public Radio stations nationwide through PRI (Public Radio International) and on XM Radio Channel 133, broadcasting on environmental news, features


Black Republicans Make History

June 25, 2010



Flood Recovery Director Seeks Help Of Civil
Rights Community

June 25, 2010



Funeral For Manute Bol On Tuesday

June 25, 2010



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

June 25, 2010



Study Reveals Strains On Same-Sex Partners When Health Insurance Isn't Available

June 25, 2010



Dismal Numbers Of Substance Abuse Facilities Offer Programs For Gays

June 25, 2010



Industry Leader Recruits Minorities In
Tech Industy

June 25, 2010



Minorities Fair Well After Gastric Bypass Surgery

June 25, 2010



National AIDS Testing Day This Weekend

June 25, 2010



Black Sorority Holds Global Walk For Sisterhood

June 25, 2010



The National Law Journal Names "Washington’s Most Influential Women Lawyers"

June 28, 2010



Black Princeton Alumni Elected To
Board Of Trustees

June 28, 2010



Supreme Court Rejects Attempt To Discriminate
Against Gay Community

June 28, 2010



Funeral For Manute Bol

June 28, 2010

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From Washington National Cathedral
Beginning Tuesday 10am EST


Minority Professionals Leary Of Endorsing
Elena Kagan

June 28, 2010

Some, including the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, say they are still trying to glean


Black Journalists Blast CNN

June 28, 2010



California NAACP Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

June 28, 2010

The NAACP contends that the War on Drugs has been a failure. The war has not been on drug lords but a war against young men and women of color with an overwhelming emphasis on arresting low-level drug


Oprah, Beyonce Top Forbes Celebrity Power 100 List

June 28, 2010

Oprah Winfrey is once again the World’s Most Powerful Celebrity on Forbes’ 2010 Celebrity 100 list with $315 million in earnings. This is the


Critics Slam "Racist And Exaggerated" Remarks Of AZ Gov

June 28, 2010

"Unless Gov. Brewer can provide hard data to substantiate her claim that most undocumented people crossing into Arizona are 'drug mules,' she must retract such an outrageous statement," said Oscar Martinez, a University of Arizona history professor whose teaching and research focuses on


United Farm Workers Issue "Take Our Jobs"
Challenge

June 28, 2010

“The farm worker population of the United States is overwhelmingly immigrant with about 85 percent of them born outside of the United States. Today, the


Black Enterprise Announces 40 Best Companies For Diversity

June 28, 2010



Latino Perspective: What To Make Of The DC Democrats Opening Of The Campaign Season

June 28, 2010



Web Resource Provides Insight Into Recidivism Rates and Analysis

June 28, 2010



Documentary Aimed At Empowering Black Youth

June 28, 2010



Tribes Get Piece Of $75m Labor Dept. Job
Training Program

June 28, 2010



NOW To View Scrutinize Kagan Hearings

June 28, 2010

As the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Supreme Court nominee Solicitor General Elena Kagan open today, the National Organization for Women promises to closely monitor the proceedings. Kagan's confirmation would make history, as she would be the third woman to currently serve on the


Supreme Court To Review AZ Anti-Immigrant Employment Law

June 28, 2010



Florida Senator Wants More Minority Head Coaches In Public Schools

June 28, 2010



Financial Reform Legislation Hailed By Civil
Rights Advocates

June 28, 2010



BET Awards Dubbed Night Of The Comeback

June 28, 2010



Surgeon General Takes Minority Mental Health To The Streets

June 28, 2010



Michigan's Arizona-like Immigration Bill Debated

June 28, 2010



Detroit Demands Foreclosure Freeze

June 28, 2010

“In the next three to five years, about 7.9 million homes will be foreclosed, and 7 million more families — that is about 10 million people — will be evicted in Michigan,” Jerry Goldberg, of Moratorium Now! Coalition, said in a panel discussion at the U.S. Social Forum here. “What we’re seeing now in Detroit is


Native American Traditions Return To
Heal Diabetes

June 28, 2010



Blacks Boycott Comcast

June 28, 2010



California Universities Receive High Marks For
Minority Graduation

June 28, 2010



Hispanics Sue Tennessee For Civil Rights
Violations

June 28, 2010



Civil Rights Photographer, Bill Hudson, Dies

June 28, 2010



Hosts Of "The View" Anger GLAAD, Black
Gay Community

June 28, 2010



Women's Rights Group Endorses Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan

June 28, 2010



Exhibit Honors Women's Voting Rights

June 28, 2010

“We’re looking back and thinking about how these women persevered for all these decades,” Fitzsimons said. “Road to Equality,” which spans 1848 to the late 1970s, takes the place of the “Boomer!” exhibit, which the museum had featured since summer 2008. “Road to Equality”


Texas GOP Party Platform Attacks Gays
And Civil Rights

June 28, 2010



ADL Slams Farrakhan

June 29, 2010



Blacks Call For Clean Energy Action

June 29, 2010



Southern Blacks Fear Never Recovering From
Oil Spill

June 29, 2010



HUD Awards $30 Million For HIV/AIDS Housing Programs

June 29, 2010

"These programs are a critical source of support to local programs on the front lines of helping families stay healthy," said HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan. "A stable home can make all the difference to the wellbeing of these families, many of whom have been homeless or at extreme risk of homelessness." These


Arrests Don't Match Usage For Blacks And Marijuana In CA, Report Shows

June 29, 2010

These racially-biased marijuana arrests are a system-wide phenomenon, occurring in every county and nearly every police department in


Boston Hosts 2010 National NOW Conference This Weekend

June 29, 2010

The three day event will feature distinguished key note speakers such as Boston Mayor Tom Menino; Mass. Governor Deval Patrick; Amy Goodman, the talented host of Democracy Now!; Feminist author Susan Douglas; Dr. Paula A. Johnson, executive director of the Connors Center for Women's Health


ACLU Supports New Bill To Eliminate Corporal Punishment From Schools

June 29, 2010

Corporal punishment is a legal form of discipline in 20 states, and according to U.S. Department of Education data, it is disproportionately used against


Promise Neighborhoods Competition Draws "Tremendous Response"

June 29, 2010

Promise Neighborhoods is based on the experience of programs such as the Harlem Children's Zone, which provide a comprehensive set of academic programs, and family and community supports that dramatically improve students' academic outcomes. Under Promise Neighborhoods, nonprofits and institutions of higher


Minorities Tip The Scales In Obesity Report

June 29, 2010

The report highlights troubling racial, ethnic, regional and income disparities in the nation's obesity epidemic. For instance, adult obesity rates for Blacks and Latinos


Minority Businesses Team Up, Going After
Government Contracts

June 29, 2010



Legacy Of Civil Rights Legend William L. Taylor

June 29, 2010



Organizations Unite In Commitment To Reduce Latino Teen Pregnancy

June 29, 2010



Detectives Investigating "Unusual" Death Of
Gay Journalist

June 29, 2010



Group Urges White House To Protect Interests Of Minorities In FCC Plan

June 29, 2010



Women Business Owners Grow
Increasingly Optimistic

June 29, 2010



Hispanic Evangelicals Set To Go Viral

June 29, 2010



Obama Nominates Latina To Lead General Counsel Office For USDA

June 29, 2010



Research Puts Hispanics Spending Over $250 Billion On Telecommunications

June 29, 2010



Language Report Details The Many Faces
Of Immigration

June 29, 2010



Morehouse Takes Next Steps With MLK Collection

June 29, 2010



Blacks Fear Heat Wave Of Violence In NY

June 29, 2010



Immigration Law Goes After The Children Next

June 29, 2010



Researchers In Michigan Want To Know Why Are Blacks More Likely To Die From Cancer Diagnosis?

June 29, 2010



Dorm That Honors Klansman Sparks Debate

June 29, 2010



Cancer Study Gives Lowest Life Expectancy To Poor Black Men

June 29, 2010

“By looking at both race and socioeconomic status, and drilling down to the neighborhood level for the latter we were able to uncover this sizeable life expectancy disparity between specific categories of individuals based on their neighborhood socioeconomic conditions,” said CPIC Research


Supreme Court Affirms Racist Origins Of
Gun Control

June 29, 2010



Congressional Black Caucus Has Questions For Kagan On Race, Criminal Justice

June 29, 2010



UN Council Meeting Provides Opportunity To Address Gender Equality Issues

June 29, 2010

“Women and girls with disabilities have largely been invisible within the international development agenda,” said Shantha Rau Barriga, researcher and advocate on disability rights at Human Rights Watch. “Efforts to achieve theMillennium Development Goals – including those on poverty, education, HIV, and gender equality


Hispanic Leaders Address Underrepresentation in Federal Workforce

June 29, 2010



Health Care Professions Need More
Minority Students

June 29, 2010



Mexican Immigrants Victims Of Fraud

June 29, 2010



Counseling Increases Mammography Use In Low-Income Women

June 29, 2010



Obesity Risk Lower In Black Women Over 50

June 29, 2010



Bankruptcy Claims Rise In Asian American Sector

June 30, 2010



"Compton Cookout" Does Not Deter Black Freshman At UC San Diego

June 30, 2010



National Black Chamber: The Problem With HUD Housing Act Is....

June 30, 2010



Study Draws Attention To Struggling Native
American Students

June 30, 2010



BET Founder Collaborates On New Charity
Auction Platform

June 30, 2010



Women Tech Students To Attend Global
Research Conference

June 30, 2010



FOCUS ON KAGAN

June 30, 2010



Senate Majority Grants Gay Couples
Bereavement Rights

June 30, 2010



Latino Network Vows To Continue Fight Against Big Tobacco

June 30, 2010



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

June 30, 2010



Obama Announces Delegation To Shanghai Expo

June 30, 2010



Wisconsin Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds
Ban On Gay Marriage

June 30, 2010



Russian Spy Accusations Shake Up New York Latino Media

June 30, 2010



Atlanta Urban League Young Professionals Hosts Entrepreneur Boot Camp

June 30, 2010



Federally Employed Women To Celebrate 41 Years Of Empowerment

June 30, 2010



NAACP Critisizes NY's Computerized Voting

June 30, 2010

The only other time these voting machines have been used in the same way in a major election (13 counties in Florida in 2008), they produced overvote rates almost 14 times higher than expected, with thousands of votes for the presidential contest rejected – in comparison to almost no votes rejected in the 36


Venus Williams Honored As Phenomenal Woman

June 30, 2010

The Phenomenal Woman Awards fundraiser draws Southern California's top women executives and leaders to salute their accomplishments before an


Atlanta To Host Next Civil Rights Game

June 30, 2010

"The Civil Rights Game Weekend has become one of the premier celebrations on the Major League Baseball calendar," said Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig in an MLB release. "We are pleased to have the Atlanta Braves and the city of Atlanta as hosts for this important event remembering a significant era in


Drug Use Up In Pregnant Minority Teens

June 30, 2010

“Treatment is essential in assisting young women to address their substance use problems before giving birth to a child, especially because these substances may seriously compromise a child’s physical, cognitive and emotional development,” said SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D. “These findings


Neighborhoods Have Major Influence On Health Of Young Minority Men

June 30, 2010

"It's not just that there's a higher incidence of African-American and Latino children living in poverty," said Susan Eaton, Research Director at the Charles Hamilton


How Satisfied Are Black Women With Their Bodies?

June 30, 2010



Low-Income Children In Need Of Summer Nutrition Programs

June 30, 2010

Releasing the report two weeks after radio personality Rush Limbaugh suggested that needy children should just eat fast food or “dumpster-dive” during the summer, FRAC calls for public officials and leaders to take responsibility for helping hungry children and reach more of them with summer food programs.


Open Letter From National Black Justice Coalition

June 30, 2010



ACLU Has Problems With Racial Profiling

June 30, 2010



Civil Rights Groups Cool On Kagan

June 30, 2010

The NAACP and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Eduction Fund indicated their support for Kagan's nomination in a detailed report on Kagan's record, citing her "professional credentials" and "independence of mind." But they also relayed their "concerns" for the nominee. While serving in the


No Blacks Among N.Y. Times Summer Interns

June 30, 2010



Black Youths To Walk In Booker T.
Washington's Footsteps

June 30, 2010

Last year Oakland, California started the year off as the focus of national attention with the tragic murder of a young African-American male, Oscar Grant, followed by the grievous murders of four Oakland Police Officers, and their killer, another young African-American male. The year ended with 124 homicides


Gay Community Sees Spike In Tobacco Use

June 30, 2010



NAACP's LDF Defends Thurgood Marshall After Senate Attack

June 30, 2010



Florida To Debate Anti-Immigrant Law

June 30, 2010



Lawyers Clash In CA Transit Trial

June 30, 2010



Illinois AG Sues For Discrimination Against Minority Borrowers

June 30, 2010

Madigan’s complaint alleges that the former mortgage giant steered African American and Latino borrowers


Michigan Civil Liberties Union Sues Walmart Over Medical Marijuana

June 30, 2010



Latino Entertainment Community Unites To Oppose AZ Law

June 30, 2010



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