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New Miss National UNCF Crowned

March 01, 2011

Each year, teams of students at UNCF member historically black colleges and universities compete by raising funds to help UNCF, its students and member institutions.


Resiliency Of Black Business Owners

March 01, 2011



Georgia Lawmakers Called On To Reject AZ Style Immigration Bills

March 01, 2011

The ACLU made the call after Georgia lawmakers including State Representative Matt Ramsey and State Senator Jack Murphy proposed Arizona-style legislation.


Former Inmates Rally For Civil Rights

March 01, 2011



Sickle Cell News Round-Up

March 01, 2011



Census #'s Reveal Hispanics Propelling Growth

March 01, 2011



Threat Of Drug Violence Could Lead To U.S. Troops Along Southern Border

March 01, 2011

There is a rising belief that Mexico is becoming a new drug war-era Columbia, and that our federal government should deploy the military along our southern border.


Cherokee Heritage Center Opens 2011 Season

March 01, 2011



MALDEF Members Named To Education Board

March 01, 2011



Black Lawmaker Launches Mortgage Servicer Abuse Investigation

March 01, 2011

Cummings has just launched a wide-ranging investigation into increasingly widespread allegations of foreclosure fraud and abuse.


Settlement Revised For Hispanic, Female Farmers

March 01, 2011



NAACP Announces Board Members, Units

March 01, 2011



Teaching Teens To Be 'Color Mute' Has Downside

March 01, 2011



Indian Congress Announces Leadership Awards

March 01, 2011



'Sista' Youth Summit Returns For 4th Year

March 01, 2011



Sex Discrimination Case Against Walmart Gains Supporters

March 01, 2011

“The case before the Supreme Court raises a critical question about whether employees will continue to have the ability to join together in court.


'Rising Stars' Overcame Odds Through Education

March 01, 2011



Group Blasts DC Voucher Program

March 01, 2011



Immigration Policy Hearing Held In DC

March 01, 2011



White House Report: Women In America

March 01, 2011



Blacks/Whites Split On 'Huck Finn' Rewrite

March 01, 2011



"Scorecard" Tracks Food Desert Locations

March 01, 2011



Research: Barber Shop Chatter Good For Health

March 01, 2011



DOJ's Position Benefits For Gays Unclear

March 01, 2011



QUESTIONS SURROUND CLARENCE THOMAS

March 01, 2011



Civil War Trails Guide Released

March 01, 2011



Women With HIV Fight Challenges

March 01, 2011



Science, Engineering Degrees Decline For Blacks

March 01, 2011



March Proclaimed Women's History Month

March 01, 2011



Court Rejects Appeal Of Border Vigilante

March 01, 2011



Possible Key To Diabetes Disparity Found

March 02, 2011



Black Author Not Satisfied With Case Verdict

March 02, 2011



Who Are WI Public Workers? Blacks, Women

March 02, 2011



Racism Does Not Factor Into Child Abuse Stats

March 02, 2011



NYCLU Lobbies For Women's Health Rights

March 02, 2011



"John F. Kennedy and Civil Rights: Fifty Years After"

March 02, 2011

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Advocacy Group Names Top 100 People Delivering For Girls And Women

March 02, 2011

This list recognizes women and men, both prominent and lesser known, who have committed themselves to improving the lives of girls and women around the world.


Poll: Mexican '12 Presidential Choice Results

March 02, 2011



Minorities, Young Optimistic Over Homeownership

March 02, 2011



BLACK CHURCH SCAM

March 02, 2011



Amnesty Int'l Marks 50yrs With Youth Summit

March 02, 2011



Small Business Conference In Harlem Tomorrow

March 02, 2011



Soledad O'Brien Keynotes Spelman Conference

March 02, 2011



Holder Accused Of Playing The Race Card

March 02, 2011



Latino Indie Producers Plan Conference Nears

March 02, 2011



Comedian Entertains, Inspires Youth In NY Prison

March 02, 2011



Quincy Jones Receives Presidential Medal Of Arts

March 02, 2011



NYC Launches "Make It Here, Make It Happen" Women's History Month Event

March 02, 2011

“We are recognizing the tremendous impact that just a small group of thirty-one women can have in their communities."


Black Power--The True Meaning Of The Term, Then And Now

March 02, 2011

Ali was an immediate choice, not because he was a great boxer but because he burst on the public scene during the tumultuous 1960s.


DOJ Continuing The Fight For Tribal Justice

March 02, 2011



Cummings Decries Oil Company Subsidies

March 02, 2011



Farrakhan Blasted By Anti-Defamation League

March 02, 2011



Exposing The Shadows Of Puerto Rican Civil Rights

March 02, 2011



Student Success And Achieving The Dream

March 02, 2011



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

March 02, 2011



Small Businesses Fighting Against NYC Walmart

March 02, 2011



Groups Ask Court To Lift Stay In Prop-8 Case

March 02, 2011



Study Looks At White Male Hiring Advantage

March 02, 2011



Black Lawmaker Blasts GOP Short-Term Budget

March 02, 2011



Not Everyone Treated Equal With Kidney Transplant

March 03, 2011

Not all racial and ethnic groups have equal access to kidney transplantation.


FCC Strengthens Tribal Nations Services

March 03, 2011



Hispanic Caucus Meets With Mexican President

March 03, 2011

In our meeting with President Felipe Calderon last year, his commitment to strengthening the relationship between Mexico and the United States was absolutely clear.


Pitt To Host Latin American, Caribbean Festival

March 03, 2011



NYC Gives Boost To Immigrant Entrepreneurs

March 03, 2011



Health Giant Sued In Gender Bias Suit

March 03, 2011



Latinos Rank Health Care, Economy Top Concerns

March 03, 2011



National Guard Combats Youth Dropout Rate

March 03, 2011



FLORIDA'S FAILING GRADE

March 03, 2011



Spectator Asks, "Who Will Shoot Obama?"

March 03, 2011



Millions Raising Their Grandkids In Poverty

March 03, 2011



Vindication For NAACP Award Winning Producers

March 03, 2011



Discrimination Creates Racial Battle Fatigue For Blacks

March 03, 2011

Blacks who face chronic exposure to racial discrimination may have an increased likelihood of suffering a race-based battle fatigue.


Malcolm X's Daughter Arraigned On Felony Charges

March 03, 2011

The youngest daughter of slain activist Malcolm X has been arraigned on charges of stealing tens of thousands of dollars.


CA Asian American Business To Be Held

March 03, 2011



Singer Has More Than Dancing On His Mind

March 03, 2011

Romeo's ultimate goal is to use it as a platform to bring awareness to the epidemic of our high school dropout rate in America.


Women HIV/AIDS Awareness Day In The South

March 03, 2011



Researchers To Study Rural Black HIV+ Males

March 03, 2011



College Sport Improves Racial Hiring Practices

March 03, 2011



"Black In Latin America" To Screen In Miami

March 03, 2011



Obama Nominates Black Woman To Bench

March 03, 2011



Will Senate Ever Vote On Asian Judicial Nominee?

March 03, 2011



Puerto Ricans Targeted By Identity Theives

March 03, 2011



Morehouse Honors Black College President

March 03, 2011



GA Hosts Minority Business Summit

March 03, 2011



Sharpton To Host 20th Convention

March 03, 2011



CA Celebrates 100 Years Of Women's Suffrage

March 04, 2011



Blacks Who Study Abroad Attain Goals More

March 04, 2011



Univ. Of Ga To Hold Minority, Small Business Expo

March 04, 2011



Kent State To Hold Multicultural Literacy Confab

March 04, 2011



Nitric Oxide Does Not Help Sickle Cell Pain Crisis

March 04, 2011



Exposing The Shadows Of Puerto Rico's Civil Rights

March 04, 2011



New Hispanic Caucus Chair Looks To The Future

March 04, 2011



Groups Push For Asian Judge's Confirmation

March 04, 2011



IMAGE AWARDS SPARK OUTRAGE

March 04, 2011



Few Asians Hold Board Seats In Fortune 500

March 04, 2011



More CA School Children Qualify For Free Meals

March 04, 2011



Black FBI Informant Withers "Is No Hero"

March 04, 2011



WI Events Compared To '68 Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike

March 04, 2011

Recent efforts by Governor Scott Walker...will have devastating consequences for racial minorities and civil rights progress.


Bill Cosby To MC Minority Scholarship Gala

March 04, 2011



Clarence Thomas Stars In Explosive Memoir

March 04, 2011

She details her relationship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and it suffices to say it was complicated.


Jobs Report Gives Mixed Picture For Women

March 04, 2011



Black Caucus Stands In Solidarity With WI Workers

March 04, 2011



Suit Against Payday Lenders Gets Green Light

March 04, 2011



Hispanic Population Boom Continues

March 04, 2011



Where We Live Can Effect Overall Health, Success

March 04, 2011



Nat'l Constitution Center Opens "Fear And Freedom America" Exhibition

March 04, 2011

“Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs is certain to thrill visitors with stories of intrigue and inspire them with our nation’s resilience."


Dates Set For 'God Is A Brown Girl Too' Retreat

March 04, 2011



CEO Urges Support For Black Businesses

March 04, 2011



Rights Groups Oppose GOPs Attempts To Eliminate Foreclosure-Prevention Aid

March 04, 2011

It is in the nation's interest to prevent foreclosures. Everyone benefits when we can help families stay in their homes.


Minority Vets Committee Names 8 New Members

March 04, 2011



1st Ladies Of Black History Hold Historic Lunch

March 04, 2011



Blacks Respond To Allegations Of Tea Party Racism

March 07, 2011



Exhibition Commemorates Freedom Rides

March 07, 2011



Black Caucus "Cautiously Optimistic" On Jobs

March 07, 2011



Harvard Welcomes Back ROTC Program

March 07, 2011



Black Dem Support For Obama Still Strong

March 07, 2011



Closing The Corporate Gender Gap

March 07, 2011



Group Calling Attention To "Enormous Bias"

March 07, 2011



Star Jones Breaks 'Apprentice' Fundraising Record

March 07, 2011

Close to Star's heart is the fact that cardiovascular disease claims the life of nearly 100,000 African-Americans annually.


Nat'l Civil Rights Center On Track To Break Ground

March 07, 2011



Election Results Demonstrates "A United Tribe"

March 07, 2011



Black Author Trying To Turn Tragedy Into Triumph

March 07, 2011



Social Security: Critical For Some Asian Americans

March 07, 2011



Women's Group To Ring NYSE Tues Opening Bell

March 07, 2011



HELP FOR MINORITY CHILDBIRTH

March 07, 2011



Pioneering Black Female Author To Speak At USC Symposium

March 07, 2011

Wilkerson will discuss her book, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.”


WA Hosts Asia-Pacific Economic Conference

March 07, 2011



Support Expands For STEM Programs In HBCUs

March 07, 2011



Call For UN Intervention On Discrimination In US

March 07, 2011



US Firm Lauds Jamaica's Investment Environment

March 07, 2011



CA Latino Officers Allege Discrimination

March 07, 2011



Rigths Groups Support Consumer Protection Week

March 07, 2011



White Men And President Obama

March 07, 2011



Diana Ross Reigns 'Supreme' At Leukemia Ball

March 07, 2011

The Ball, long known as Washington, D.C.’s largest one-night non-political black-tie gala, is expected to raise more than $3M.


Black Artist Takes Center Stage In Greensboro

March 07, 2011



CBS Taps Black Woman For News VP Job

March 07, 2011

Ciprian-Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has coordinated the efforts of overseas bureaus, correspondents and producers.


Cal State Committed To Boost Black Grad Rate

March 08, 2011

Cal State’s six year old Super Sunday initiative aims to demonstrate to young African Americans that a college degree is within their reach.


US Celebrates Int'l Women's Day

March 08, 2011



NY Blacks Delaying Retirement

March 08, 2011



Indian Congress Honors Wilma Mankiller

March 08, 2011

Unwavering leadership is an important quality of a hero in Indian Country; each of the awardees have proven their commitment.


RACIAL PROFILING ALIVE AND WELL

March 08, 2011



Investigation Into Widespread Mortgage Service Abuses Begins

March 08, 2011

“This crisis not only threatens our nation’s economic recovery, but it also drains state and local budgets that rely on property tax revenues."


"Black & Brown Symposium" Wraps Up In TX

March 08, 2011



Women And Girls Taking Action Against HIV/AIDS

March 08, 2011



Border Coalition Fights Back

March 08, 2011



Book Tries To Disrobe, Discredit Clarence Thomas

March 08, 2011



Website Gives Tribes Instant Access On Education

March 08, 2011



Race And Beyond: Majority Minority Toddlers

March 08, 2011



Report: Race Helps Drive Healthcare Debate

March 08, 2011



Empathy Helps Reduce Bias In Pain Treatment

March 08, 2011



Questions Begin Over KS Redistricting

March 08, 2011



Senator Leads Crackdown On 'Sham' Universities

March 08, 2011



Advocacy Group: Immigration Reform Is Stalled

March 08, 2011



Rights Groups Speak Out On Convict's Voting Rights

March 08, 2011

If Florida rolls back its clemency rules, it will be one of only four states left in the country that deny the right to vote to everyone with a felony conviction for life.


Historic Black Church Presents Women Of The Arts

March 08, 2011



Black Congressman Sued For Sexual Harassment

March 08, 2011



Report Addresses Racial Divisions In America

March 08, 2011



Camp Intros At-Risk Youth To STEM Career Path

March 08, 2011



VA Honors Military Women Of Past, Present

March 08, 2011



Constitution Center Debates Civility In Democracy

March 08, 2011



Women's Law Group "Lays Out What's At Stake" In Health Care Case

March 08, 2011

In this case the primary constitutional challenge is to the personal responsibility provision, which requires individuals to obtain health insurance by 2014.


Study: Immigrants Create Small Business Boom

March 08, 2011



Award Winning Journalist Joins Univision Team

March 08, 2011



Cornell Revamps Minority Ed Office

March 08, 2011



Cherokee Nation Hosts Nat'l Treasures Exhibition

March 08, 2011



Report Makes Case For Diversity On Corp Boards

March 08, 2011



IL Gov Signs Major Redistricting Reforms

March 08, 2011



Black Radio DJ Speaks Out On Image Awards

March 09, 2011



Study: Discrimination Linked To Increase In Toxic Abdominal Fat In Women

March 09, 2011

Many people believe that discrimination and fat are associated primarily because of discrimination against the overweight and obese.


Hispanics Account For 71% Of Growth In CA

March 09, 2011



Outreach Program Names New Brick City Manager

March 09, 2011



Women In Construction On A Mission

March 09, 2011



Child Advocates Warn Of Budget Cut Dangers

March 09, 2011



BLACK MALE DEPRESSION SURPRISES

March 09, 2011



Black Artists On Display At Georgia Museum of Art

March 09, 2011



75 Years For NAACP Youth & College Division

March 09, 2011



Plan To Improve Latino College Completion

March 09, 2011



Group Wants Better Immigration Plan In Utah

March 09, 2011



CEOs Support UN's Women's Empowerment

March 09, 2011



Minorities Worry About College Sucess

March 09, 2011



Morial To Give Xavier Commencement Address

March 09, 2011



Shakeup At NPR

March 09, 2011



Cornell Hosts Hip-Hop Symposium

March 09, 2011



Fewer Young Blacks, Latinos Attend Arts Events

March 09, 2011



Minorities Struggle To Regain Lenders' Support

March 09, 2011



Urban League: Stop The Lies

March 09, 2011



Black Men's Health Summit Addresses Reform

March 09, 2011



Encouraging Minorities Into Library Careers

March 09, 2011



Fmr. State Trooper Continues Plight Against Gun Violence

March 09, 2011

Hudson has trained more than 20,000 students and is dedicated to the goal of reaching one million youngsters before he turns over the responsibility.


11 Inducted Into Women's Hall Of Fame

March 09, 2011

These women will be formally inducted on September 30th and October 1st, 2011 in Seneca Falls, the birthplace of the American Women's Rights Movement.


Women's Advocate Speaks At GA 'Voices' Lecture

March 09, 2011



Re-Intro Of "Safe Schools" Act Lauded

March 09, 2011



Celebrations For 15 Years Of Women's Basketball

March 09, 2011

“The league continues to be the destination for the greatest women basketball players in the world."


Latino AIDS Pioneer Passes

March 09, 2011



Minorities Urged To Pursue Legislative Careers

March 09, 2011



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

March 09, 2011



CO Gov Faces Criticism Over Voting Bill

March 09, 2011



100,000 Black Women Tested for HIV In 2010

March 10, 2011

Sistas Organizing to Survive (SOS) is the grassroots mobilization of black women in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and was the first of its kind in the nation.


Philadelphia Bar To Honor Justice Sotomayor

March 10, 2011

Justice Sotomayor, the Court's first Hispanic justice, will be presented with the Philadelphia Bar Association's Diversity Award.


$2.5M Project To Improve Latin Women's Lives

March 10, 2011



Grant Expands Minority Journalists' Project

March 10, 2011



Black Women And Their Babies Being Targeted?

March 10, 2011



Black Urban Flight Changing America's Political Face

March 10, 2011

African Americans now make up a bare majority in a city that only two decades was one of the blackest cities in the United States.


More Korean Kids Ending Up In Foster Care

March 10, 2011

According to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in Los Angeles, the number of Korean children in foster homes has risen steadily in recent years


Civil Rights Commission Labeled As "Ineffective"

March 10, 2011



Asian Leadership Summit Concludes In DC

March 10, 2011



Ed Sec'y Announces Education Program Priorities

March 10, 2011



Group Has Ideas To Replace "No Child" Law

March 10, 2011



Writers Hall Of Fame To Induct 4 Members

March 10, 2011



MINORITIES BLAST MUSLIM HEARINGS

March 10, 2011



Attack On Asian Students Gives Birth To Dialogue

March 10, 2011



Hispanic Caucus: We Want Jobs, Not Scapegoats

March 10, 2011



Dates Announced For National Black Book Festival

March 10, 2011



Obama Calls For United Effort To Address Bullying

March 10, 2011



SPLC Report Examines Lawmakers "Attacking" 14th Amendment

March 10, 2011

"The fact that we're talking about people who wield real political power should scare everyone who cares about our constitutional ideals."


Bias In Child Welfare System Explored

March 10, 2011



Harlem YMCA Celebrates Its Black Achievers

March 10, 2011



NY Courts Backlogged With Forclosures

March 10, 2011



Deepak Chopra To Hold Healing Of Haiti Workshop

March 10, 2011



Ed Secy.: No Child Left Behind Is Broken

March 10, 2011



1st Am Indian Honored By Global Leaders Forum

March 10, 2011



Harlem Groups Begin Anti-Gang Strategy

March 10, 2011



Proposal To Cut Planned Parenthood Funding Fails

March 10, 2011



FL Changes Clemency Rules

March 10, 2011



Black And Jewish Lawmakers Share Breakfast

March 10, 2011



Attempted MLK Parade Bomber Arrested

March 10, 2011



Human Rights Campaign Gala Set For Saturday

March 10, 2011



Student Non-Discrimination Act Re-Introduced

March 11, 2011



Call For Grassroots Effort Against Jobs Crisis

March 11, 2011



NC Honor Student Named Mr. HBCU

March 11, 2011

Cornell W. Jones has won the 7th Annual Mr. Historically Black College and University title marking consecutive years that WSSU contestants have won.


Urban TV Consumer Report Reveals Surprising #'s

March 11, 2011



Blacks: Obama, Give Up On Fossil Fuel Fight

March 11, 2011



Angry Workers March As Wages Fall

March 11, 2011



Controversial Hearing Brings Spotlight To Alleged Detainee Abuse

March 11, 2011

Federal Court Urged to Allow Post 9/11 Religious Profiling Suit to Proceed. CCR argued the suit meets the standards for holding federal officials accountable.


Pot Use By Minority Males On The Rise

March 11, 2011

A recent Yale University study revealed higher rates of marijuana use among African American and Hispanic/Latino boys.


Black Municipal Leaders Converge On Washington

March 11, 2011



Blacks Express Concern Over NPR's Future

March 11, 2011



The New Power Of A Latino-Jewish Coalition In L.A.

March 11, 2011



Critics Question Balance Of Civil Rights Panel

March 11, 2011



Black African Soldiers Fight For Libya And The U.S.

March 11, 2011



HISPANIC POPULATION SURGES

March 11, 2011

Hispanic population growth is exceeding the most recent Census estimates by four percent with nearly 39 million counted so far.


Nat'l Black Theater Festival Co-Chairs Announced

March 11, 2011



COBRA For Gay Families Bill Introduced

March 11, 2011



African Roots Explored At Library Of Congress

March 11, 2011



NAACP Accused Of Racism Double Standard

March 11, 2011



Illinois Praised For Death Penalty Repeal

March 11, 2011

“These measures will enable Illinois to use the savings gained from ending the death penalty to provide a reparation award to children of murder victims."


Coalition Warns Against E-Verify Mandate

March 11, 2011



La Raza Honors Lawmakers At Gala

March 11, 2011



Africa Achievement Awards Moves Venues

March 11, 2011



Tribal Violence Twice The National Rate

March 11, 2011

The DOJ reports from the latest available data that from 1992 to 2001 American Indians experienced violent crimes at more than twice the national rate.


Group: Immigrants Being Used As Scapegoats

March 11, 2011



Call For Intervention On Alleged Rights Abuses

March 11, 2011



Native Student Financial Aid Tool Created

March 11, 2011



Showdown In Alabama

March 11, 2011



Group Supports Study To Honor Buffalo Soldiers

March 11, 2011



NASA Celebrates Women's Contributions To Science And Exploration

March 14, 2011

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NY Preps For St. Patrick's Day

March 14, 2011

New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave our photographer the thumbs-up sign as he lead a St. Patrick's Day parade


Book: Resegregation Is Detrimental To Black Students

March 14, 2011

The return to segregated neighborhood schools...should be taken very by seriously by the black community.


Women's Lib In The Age Of Conservatism

March 14, 2011



NJ Celebrates African Women

March 14, 2011



Xavier Gets Back To African Roots Through Jazz

March 14, 2011



Obama Pays Homage To Eleanor Roosevelt

March 14, 2011

The former First Lady marched up to President Kennedy and handed him a three-page list of women who were qualified for top posts in his administration.


The Birth Of Equal Opportunity

March 14, 2011



Mass Incarceration Labelled The New 'Jim Crow'

March 14, 2011



School District Sued Over Dual-Language Program Cancellation

March 14, 2011

Spanish language wall decorations were stripped off the walls and Spanish textbooks were stacked away.


Civil Rights Commission Gets 1st Latino Chair

March 14, 2011



Women In Media Prez Earns "Fellow" Honors

March 14, 2011



Broadband Adoption: Not One Size Fits All

March 14, 2011



Report Examines Power Of Broadband For Women

March 14, 2011



Spelman Hosts Diabetes Town Hall

March 14, 2011



Businesses Gather For Int'l Diversity Summit

March 14, 2011



Coalition Sets To Reform GA Schools

March 14, 2011



NCAA BLACK-WHITE GAP WIDENS

March 14, 2011



Black Elected Officials Honor Their Diversity

March 14, 2011



BET Takes Next Step After Successful IPO

March 14, 2011



New Black Brides Magazine Launched

March 14, 2011



Congressman Speaks Out Against Hate Groups

March 14, 2011



Lawmakers Want English As US's Official Language

March 14, 2011



ACLU: ICE Should Halt Haiti Deportations

March 14, 2011



HBCU Merger Proposals Persist Despite Opposition

March 14, 2011



Asian Rights Group Begins Outreach For Japan

March 14, 2011



Reporters Discuss Civil Rights Era Convictions

March 14, 2011



Groups Gear Up To Remember MLK Assassination

March 14, 2011



Black Sorority Has Special Ties To Quake Victims

March 14, 2011



Obama To Congress: "Fix No Child Left Behind"

March 14, 2011



NASA Celebrates Women's Contributions To Science And Exploration

March 15, 2011

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HUD Report: Low-Income Renters Suffering

March 15, 2011



Women's Chamber Resolves Long Standing Case

March 15, 2011



Jackie Robinson Gala Raises $1.4M

March 15, 2011



Native American Businesses Boom

March 15, 2011



Phylicia Rashad To Direct "A Raisin In The Sun"

March 15, 2011



Rights Award To Go To Ousted USDA Worker Sherrod

March 15, 2011

"All of us who cherish equality and equal opportunity have been energized by three strong voices of inclusion."


Groups Want Abstinence Only Funding Stopped

March 15, 2011



Urban League Extends Nat'l Wellness Tour

March 15, 2011



Black Caucus Leader Reflects On 40 Years

March 15, 2011



Rights Icon To Keynote Washington Univ. Alumni Reunion

March 15, 2011

"We are fortunate to have Julian Bond as our conference keynote speaker, as his life is a testament to what is possible through hard work."


Latin Amer, Human Rights Centers Present Film Series

March 15, 2011

"Behave" follows the process of what happens to minors (under age 18) who have fallen into the hands of the Brazilian legal system.


Hate Study Yields Surprising Information

March 15, 2011



Latino Males Prefer Vanity Over Machismo

March 15, 2011

The study revealed key grooming essentials for Latinos, they celebrate “vanidad” over “machismo and personal care rituals go beyond the basics.


4th Annual Black Male Summit Set For April In OH

March 15, 2011



MINORITY HOMEBUYERS SHORTCHANGED

March 15, 2011



Gay Advocacy Groups Accused Of Hypocrisy

March 15, 2011



Hispanic Corp.Leadership Program Branches Out

March 15, 2011



TX Engineering Program Lauded For Diversity

March 15, 2011



Cesar Chavez Honored With Service Fair

March 15, 2011



Ethnic Media Scholarship Winners Announced

March 15, 2011



Minority Enterprise Dev. Dates Announced

March 15, 2011



Festival Shows Alternate Routes To Success

March 15, 2011



Gov Presents "State Of Black NJ"

March 15, 2011



African Film Festival Returns To NY Lincoln Center

March 15, 2011



Shirley Sherrod Offers Reflections At Fundraiser

March 15, 2011



Pioneering Female Pastor Takes Pulpit In NY

March 15, 2011



Black Caucus's Special Nod To Women's History

March 15, 2011



Report Compares Hispanic Population #'s

March 15, 2011



Ethnic Journalists Group Strengthens Alliances

March 15, 2011



Urban League: The Issue Is Jobs

March 15, 2011



BIAS IN TRANSPLANT OPERATIONS

March 16, 2011



Race And Beyond: Every (Black Man) An Obama?

March 16, 2011

If our nation ever is to approach that illusive goal of post-racial America, it must find a credible solution to the lingering disparities.


Asians Populate San Francisco Bay Area

March 16, 2011

The Asian population in many Bay Area cities has more than doubled since 2000, from 15 to 36 percent in San Ramon and 10 to 27 percent in Dublin, for example.


Indecisive GOP Could Benefit Obama

March 16, 2011



Latino Health Confab To Address Uninsured

March 16, 2011



Legendary Latin Singers Commemorated By USPS

March 16, 2011

"From this day forward, these colorful, vibrant images of our Latin music legends will travel on letters and packages to every single household in America."


Challenges In Hispanic Education To Be Explored

March 16, 2011



Analysis: Latinos Largest Ethnic Group In NM

March 16, 2011



Lambda Legal: "Respect for Marriage Act" A Watershed Moment

March 16, 2011

DOMA did something never done before in U.S. history: it said the federal government will pretend that an entire class of legally married couples is not really married.


Renowned Indigenous Artist Speaks At WA State

March 16, 2011



Univ KY Sponsors Black Women's Conference

March 16, 2011



Former Oprah Star Returns To Best Seller List

March 16, 2011

"Iyanla radically redefines what it means when ‘life falls apart,'" says Michael Bernard Beckwith, New York Times best-selling author of Spiritual Liberation."


New Jersey Observes African Woman Day

March 16, 2011



Exhibition Highlights Contributions Of Blacks

March 16, 2011



Companies Recognized For Supporting Diversity

March 16, 2011



Latinos Decry Lawmaker's Comments

March 16, 2011

Peck replied, "Looks like to me, if shooting these immigrating feral hogs works, maybe we have found a (solution) to our illegal immigration problem."


African Women Gather For Global Symposium

March 16, 2011



Utah Compact "What Happens Now?"

March 16, 2011



Black Film Festival Marks 15 Years

March 16, 2011



National Diabetes Index Launched

March 16, 2011



NYC Minority Groups: $75M Question

March 16, 2011



Black Caucus: Stopgap Funding Makes Little Sense

March 16, 2011



Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

March 16, 2011



DC Honors CA Women Peacemakers Program

March 16, 2011



Drum Major For Justice Awards Set For April

March 16, 2011



Colin Powell Joins Inst. For Civil Discourse

March 16, 2011



Historic Black Cemetery Celebrates Milestone

March 16, 2011



ATL City Council To Honor Civil Rights Women

March 16, 2011



Immigrant Women Fight Abuse, Deportation

March 17, 2011



Native Amer Resistance Of 1800s Compared To "al Qaeda"

March 17, 2011

"It's intolerable that it the US would invoke and distort one of the darkest moments in American history to justify its failure."


Minority Groups Support Planned Parenthood

March 17, 2011



Stereotypes Hinder Women Entrepreneurs

March 17, 2011



FEDS: NEW ORLEANS PD BIAS

March 17, 2011



Scammer Who Targeted Latinos Gets 22yr Sentence

March 17, 2011

The man behind these scams did most of the damage by purposely targeting mostly working-class, Spanish-speaking victims in Los Angeles.


Urban Leadership Forum Celebrates Leaders

March 17, 2011



Tribeca Film Institute Showcases Minority, Women Filmakers

March 17, 2011

Ten filmmakers from across the country were selected from a pool of more than 376 submissions to participate in TAA this year.


Negative Effects Of No Child Left Behind Revealed

March 17, 2011



WNBA To Play First European Game

March 17, 2011



NJ Charts New Course In Drug Policy

March 17, 2011



Study: Evolutionary Roots Of Prejudice Found

March 17, 2011



National Bilingual Job Fair Makes Stop In NYC

March 17, 2011



Tribes Back Investment Fund To Safeguard Land

March 17, 2011



In Post Racial America Prisons Feast On Black Girls

March 17, 2011

"A dual justice system that treats white girls differently from black girls is disproportionately impacting African American girls.”


Blacks: Irish Should Be Offended By NYC Mayor

March 17, 2011



Black Beauty Conference Lights Up Florida

March 17, 2011



Immigration Week To Be Celebrated In AZ

March 17, 2011



UCLA Student's Racist Video Prompts Calls For Diversity Training

March 17, 2011

two University of California, Los Angeles professors are urging the administration to require diversity training for students.


Top 50 Companies For Women Execs Named

March 17, 2011



Civil Rights Doc. Screened At Film Festival

March 17, 2011



The War On Menthol Cigarettes

March 17, 2011



Training Minority Doctors A Priority For Georgia

March 17, 2011



Census Numbers Continue To Show Hispanic Surge

March 17, 2011



Minority Communication Execs Honored

March 17, 2011



Racist Rants Circulate Online After Japan Quake

March 17, 2011



Repeating A Grade Benefits Minority Males

March 17, 2011



Pioneering Black Professor To Keynote Symposium

March 17, 2011



Campaign To Fight CA Childhood Hunger Kicks Off

March 17, 2011



Native American Student Suspended Over Hair

March 18, 2011



Hispanics Condemn Kansas Rep's Comments

March 18, 2011



Internet Population Grows In Latin America

March 18, 2011



Georgia Latino Population Swells

March 18, 2011



Activists To Celebrate "Black Marriage Day"

March 18, 2011



NJ Alliance Aims To Chart New Course In Fight Against Drugs

March 18, 2011

Conference will examine the decades-old ramifications of President Nixon’s declaration of the “war on drugs” in urban communities like Newark.


CA SCHOOL DISCRIMINATION

March 18, 2011



FDA Recommends Flavored Cigarette Ban

March 18, 2011



Exploring The New Huckfinn

March 18, 2011

“What are we teaching them [by removing the N-word]? This may be their first encounter with slavery.”


President To Hold Historic Education Town Hall

March 18, 2011



Obama Lays Out Latin America Agenda

March 18, 2011



UCLA Student Apologizes For "Asians In The Library" Rant

March 18, 2011

“Clearly the original video posted by me was inappropriate,” she said in the statement. “I cannot explain what possessed me to approach the subject as I did."


CA DREAM Act Passes First Hurdle

March 18, 2011

The measure would allow undocumented immigrants who graduate from a California high school to qualify for college scholarships and financial aid.


NAACP Apologizes For Image Awards Snub

March 18, 2011



Poll: US Majority Supports Same-Sex Marriage

March 18, 2011



Watchdog Group Keeps Heat On Clarence Thomas

March 18, 2011



Stanford Exercise Raises GPAs For Minorities

March 18, 2011



Asian Groups Press For Judge's Confirmation Vote

March 18, 2011



Black Caucus Names Taskforce Appointees

March 18, 2011



Students Spend Spring Break Giving Back

March 18, 2011



House Votes To Defund NPR

March 18, 2011



"Match Day" For HBCU Meharry Students

March 18, 2011



Law Firm Lauded For Inclusion, Diversity

March 18, 2011



Five Anti-Immigrant Bills Halted In Arizona Senate

March 18, 2011



Group Calls For Action On Human Rights

March 18, 2011



31 Days Of Jazz In Atlanta

March 18, 2011



Blacks Delaying Retirement

March 18, 2011



Immigrant Use Of Video Calling Rising

March 18, 2011



Black Sororities Join Breast Cancer Walk Network

March 18, 2011



Immigrant Families' Path Through Foreclosure

March 21, 2011



Gay Immigrant Youth Struggle With Homelessness

March 21, 2011



Support for Japan Crosses Ethnic Lines

March 21, 2011



Faltering Growth In Minority Girls Unaddressed

March 21, 2011



Apple Asked To Remove "Ex-Gay" Application

March 21, 2011



BIG PHARMA CHARGED WITH BIAS

March 21, 2011



ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Spying Law Gets New Life

March 21, 2011

“The government’s surveillance practices should not be immune from judicial review, and this decision ensures that they won’t be."


Growing Need For Medical Interpreters=New Program

March 21, 2011

As the number of non-English speakers seeking healthcare in the United States continues to grow, so does the need for medical interpreters.


DiversityInc Names Top 10 Companies For Blacks

March 21, 2011



USDA Program Fights Hunger In The Summer

March 21, 2011

"Hunger doesn't end when the school bell rings and gap periods, like the summer months, often present nutritional challenges to children from low-income households."


Scholar To Discuss Asian American Plight In US

March 21, 2011



Mariachi Heritage Comes Alive At L.A. Showcase

March 21, 2011



Florida Growth Linked To Hispanic Population

March 21, 2011



Urban Education Fund Receives $40M Endowment

March 21, 2011



Lecture Offers Inside View Of HBCU Debate

March 21, 2011



Black Pro-Lifers Want Harry Reid To "Listen Up"

March 21, 2011



Redistricting Battle In Florida

March 21, 2011



Latino Group Holds Reception For Meg Whitman

March 21, 2011



NYC Homeless Youth Mobilize Against Budget Cuts

March 21, 2011



Teachers Union Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

March 21, 2011



AG Perez: Schools Failing To Keep Students Safe

March 21, 2011



ADA Expands Dental Health Pilot Project

March 21, 2011



Black Church's Condemn Catholic Church

March 21, 2011

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), is outraged at the recent grand jury finding in Philadelphia.


Obama Discusses Trip To Latin America

March 21, 2011



'Tupac' Movie Begins Casting

March 21, 2011

“Tupac” chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist and actor.


School Celebrates Diversity Law Day

March 21, 2011



U. Of GA To Hold Minority And Small Business Expo

March 22, 2011



Dangerous Drink Alleged To Target Black Youth

March 22, 2011



Distinguished Black Poet To Speak At Oregon State

March 22, 2011



$534M Fed Program Hopes To Spur Small Business

March 22, 2011



Profile America - Tuskegee Airman

March 22, 2011



Women In Media Symposium Begins Friday

March 22, 2011



Latina Leaders Aim To Shatter Stereotypes

March 22, 2011



Senior ICE Attorney Sentenced For Bribes

March 22, 2011



Dems Celebrate Anniv. Of Affordable Care Act

March 22, 2011



ABORTION PLAN RAGES IN S. DAKOTA

March 22, 2011



Study Shows Impact Of Tribes On US Landscape

March 22, 2011



Piece Of Black History Saved In New Orleans

March 22, 2011



Competition Stomps Into Boys & Girls Clubs

March 22, 2011



Minority Council Gives Out Highest Recognition

March 22, 2011



'The Help' Sparks Examination Of Race

March 22, 2011



Spelman To Host "Sister Scholars" Conference

March 22, 2011



Coalition Urges Lawmakers To Downsize Prisons

March 22, 2011



Black Press Publishers Praise AT&T Merger

March 22, 2011



SB1070 Haunts New AZ Immigration Bills

March 22, 2011



Black Homicides Rise In NYC

March 22, 2011



Analysis: Women Not Confident In Retirement

March 22, 2011



New Orleans Tension High After Scathing Report

March 22, 2011



Study Shows How To Increase Teacher Diversity

March 22, 2011



Al Sharpton Presents At GLAAD Awards

March 22, 2011

Rev. Al Sharpton presented the Excellence in Media Award to Russell Simmons, who has repeatedly spoken out on issues of concern to the LGBT community.


Urban League Town Hall To Explore Jobs Of The Future

March 22, 2011

As part of the National Urban League’s annual Legislative Policy Conference in Washington, DC, the League will convene a State of Black America town hall meeting.


Black Lawmakers Campaign For Buffalo Soldier Monument

March 22, 2011

When completed, the bronze statue will be the first in the nation to showcase a black military officer on a horse.


NYers Call "State Of Emergency" Rally Against Budget Cuts

March 22, 2011

A coalition of labor, student and community organizations is panning a massive rally on March 24 at NY City Hall, culminating in a march to Wall Street.


Blacks Support AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile

March 22, 2011

We believe that this arrangement will help provide broadband access to those who have to this point gone without it.


Culture, Stigma Affect Latino Mental Health Care

March 23, 2011



Safe Sex Campaign Has Impact On Urban Youth

March 23, 2011



FCC: Discrimination Has No Place In Advertising

March 23, 2011



Supremacists May Sue Over Cancelled Conference

March 23, 2011



New Funding Opportunities For Black Businesses

March 23, 2011



High Numbers For Latino Colorectal Cancer

March 23, 2011



BLACK CEMETERY SCANDAL

March 23, 2011



Second Round Of Haiti Elections More Peaceful

March 23, 2011



Accused MLK Parade Bomb Plotter Indicted

March 23, 2011



Nat'l Small Business Week Set For May In DC

March 23, 2011



Book Aims To Bring Women To Leadership Table

March 23, 2011



U.S. Applauds St. Kitts Fight Against Crime

March 23, 2011



Civil Rights Game 'Beacon' Honorees Named

March 23, 2011



Comcast-NBC Name Diversity Council Members

March 23, 2011



Jamaica Comes Alive With 'Carnival"

March 23, 2011



Women Of Color Foundation Marks 9Yrs

March 23, 2011



US Strengthens Int'l Food Security Program

March 23, 2011



Nat'l Campaign Promotes Racial Tolerance

March 23, 2011



Hispanic Online Univ. To Carry Education Summit

March 23, 2011



Angelenos Rally In Solidarity For WI Workers

March 23, 2011



Death Certificates Show Racial Stereotypes

March 23, 2011



'Freedom's Sisters' Honored In Florida

March 23, 2011



Black Activist Talks Of Legacy And Leadership

March 23, 2011



US And Brazil Agree On Gender Bias Issues

March 23, 2011



Study: Menthol Cigarettes No Worse Than Regular Brands

March 23, 2011

“It has been hypothesized that menthol in cigarettes influences smoking behavior, perhaps increasing dependency."


Minority Women Might Have Higher Risk For Pregnancy Depression

March 23, 2011

“Clinicians may be under the false impression that women of color have lower rates of antenatal depression."


Congressman John Lewis To Receive 'Great American' Award

March 23, 2011

Congressman Lewis first came to national attention as one of the top figures in the civil rights movement.


Human Rights Campaign Mourns Loss Of Elizabeth Taylor

March 23, 2011

Ms. Taylor was a true ally to the LGBT community. She was one of the first public voices to speak up about the AIDS crisis.


Marker For Black Confederates Rejected

March 23, 2011



Panel Urges Changes To Military Recruitment

March 23, 2011

The commission also urged the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy to change recruitment standards to give more blacks and Hispanics a chance to qualify.


Black Churches Unite For Father's Day Rally

March 23, 2011



SUIT SEEKS BLACK PANTHER FILES

March 24, 2011



Court Denies Request To Lift Stay In Prop 8 Case

March 24, 2011



Latino Political Power Surges

March 24, 2011



Survey: Menthol Smokers Feel "Twice-Addicted"

March 24, 2011



NAACP Highlights AIDS Efforts

March 24, 2011



Hispanics Now Majority In Texas Schools

March 24, 2011

He predicted that in 30 years 80 percent of public school students will be Hispanic, black or from other minority groups.


Would Ending 14th Amendment Hurt Military?

March 24, 2011



Apple Pulls "Anti-Gay" App From Store

March 24, 2011



Walk To Honor Legacy Of Benjamin L. Hooks

March 24, 2011



Call To Action: Save And Support Black Colleges

March 24, 2011



2011 Best Places To Work For Equality Named

March 24, 2011



May Marks 50th Anniversary Of Freedom Riders

March 24, 2011



Group Honors Military Vets, Champions Of Equality

March 24, 2011



Univision Names New Prez Of Radio Division

March 24, 2011



NCAA Grad Rate Report Updated For Sweet 16

March 24, 2011

“Race remains an ongoing academic issue because of the continued gap between graduation rates."


Call For Civil Rights Investigation At USDA

March 24, 2011



Job Creation Hits 29-Year Low

March 24, 2011



Open Letter To Chris Brown

March 24, 2011

"I get that you want to move past it. But that is not going to happen, Chris, until people see real humility, real redemption, and real changes."


Blacks Respond To Student's Pro-Life Campaign

March 24, 2011



Lawmakers Lobby For Shirley Chisholm Stamp

March 24, 2011

Shirley Chisholm holds the distinction of being the first female African-American Member of Congress and the first African-American to run for President.


Tolerance For Gays Grows Among Religions

March 24, 2011



Wis. Gov Fires Attorney In Same-Sex Lawsuit

March 24, 2011



Minority Groups Mark 1st Yr Of Affordable Care Act

March 24, 2011



Groups Urge Work To Resume In Maxine Waters Case

March 24, 2011

The case has been pending for more than two years and a scheduled hearing in November was abruptly cancelled without explanation.


Top Rated TV Programs Among Blacks

March 24, 2011



Police Noose Found Near NY Schoolyard

March 24, 2011



Feds Speak Out On New Orleans PD Report

March 24, 2011



CA Tribal Gov To Study Impact On Economy

March 24, 2011



Political Group Color Of Change Names New Head

March 24, 2011



CA "Sex-Change" Bill Advances

March 24, 2011



Attracting Minorities To The Tea Party

March 24, 2011



Firms Named As "Best Places To Work For Gays"

March 25, 2011



NY State Population Holds Steady

March 25, 2011



Full-Day Kindergarten Not Best For English Learners

March 25, 2011

As school districts are forced to make deep budget cuts, the move to a longer kindergarten day for all children deserves a second look.


Indiana U Kicks Off Asian Pacific Heritage Month

March 25, 2011



CO Senate Passes Civil Unions Bill

March 25, 2011



Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors In Blacks Id'd

March 25, 2011



Very Few Blacks In The New Field Of Sustainability

March 25, 2011



New Census #'s Reveal America's Diversity

March 25, 2011



Hispanic MBAs Hold Annual Expo

March 25, 2011



US Mint Introduces 2011 Native American $1 Coin

March 25, 2011

"The 2011 Native American $1 Coin celebrates the Wampanoag Treaty of 1621 that later led the English colonists and Massosoit and his men to join in a first harvest feast."


Vibe Editor Defamation Case Hits Snag

March 25, 2011



Eskimo Diet May Reduce Obesity-Related Disease

March 25, 2011



Why Wal-Mart Case Is So Important To Women, Minorities

March 25, 2011

This is a sex-discrimination case brought by six California women on behalf of female employees at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores across the country.


Black Press Activist Recalls Rights Era Conviction

March 25, 2011

The Wilmington Ten were a group of civil rights activists who spent nearly a decade in jail after being convicted of arson and conspiracy in 1971.


Many Eligible Asians Fail To Apply For Citizenship

March 25, 2011



AZ City Might Shift Gears On Illegal Immigration

March 25, 2011



DC Black Population In Decline

March 25, 2011



Groups Tackle Disparities In Child Welfare System

March 25, 2011



Bucknell To Host Black Arts Festival

March 25, 2011



Hispanic And Asian Population Up 43 Pct.

March 25, 2011



Black Scholar Receives Lifetime Achievement

March 25, 2011



BIG BLACK MIGRATION SOUTH

March 25, 2011



Consortium Readies Kids To Be Leaders

March 25, 2011



Accused MLK Day Bomber Pleads Not Guilty

March 25, 2011



Census Numbers Show Shift In Minority Population

March 25, 2011



VA Honors Civil Rights Legend Dorothy Height

March 25, 2011



United Way Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

March 25, 2011



County Music Trail Honors Charlie Pride

March 25, 2011

"As the most successful African American artist in country music, Charley Pride is indeed a country legend."


Report: Impact Of Legalization vs. Deportation

March 25, 2011



President Wraps Up Latin America Visit

March 25, 2011



Latin And Caribbean Web Usage Lags Behind

March 25, 2011



Top Black Execs Offer NC Students Career Advice

March 28, 2011



Blacks Criticize 'Misleading' American Lung Assoc

March 28, 2011



MINORITIES SUFFER FOOD SHORTAGE

March 28, 2011



Latest Census Tally Puts Hispanics At 50M

March 28, 2011



Rapper Ludacris To Perform At MLB Civil Rights Game

March 28, 2011

"I'm a fan of baseball, and I am honored to be a part of MLB's family and tradition of being a pioneering organization for civil rights and social justice and equity."


HUD Urged To Exclude Certain Groups From Protected Categories

March 28, 2011

When it comes to orientation and gender identity, a protected classification for purposes of federal housing programs has no support in any Act of Congress.


Settlement Reached In AZ English Learners Case

March 28, 2011



First Lady Hosts Women's History Month Event

March 28, 2011



Supreme Court Rejects Troy Davis' Appeal

March 28, 2011

"No objective person could confidently determine that Davis is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt from the evidence available now in his case."


Edward James Olmos To Keynote 'Hispanicize'

March 28, 2011

Olmos, who in addition to being nominated for an Academy Award for “Stand and Deliver,” was most recently starred in the just concluded “Battlestar Galactica”.


ACLU Calls For Swift Reform Of MS Drug Policy

March 28, 2011



Walmart Bias Case In Court Tuesday

March 28, 2011



The Winners And Losers Of "March Madness"

March 28, 2011



Fl Urged To Comply With Voting Rights Act

March 28, 2011



Indiana U Hosts "Black Family Reunion"

March 28, 2011



Researchers Examine Black Violent Crime Drop

March 28, 2011



TN Native Am Student Assoc Hosts 1st Powwow

March 28, 2011



Court Orders Latina Miss Texas Reinstated

March 28, 2011



April Abounds In Civil Rights Programs

March 28, 2011



Asian Art Sales Break Record At Christie's

March 28, 2011



Outcry Over Alleged Racial Profiling At The Border

March 28, 2011



Black Press Honors Waters With Leadership Award

March 28, 2011

“I know I speak for my FS 10 colleagues when I say that we are very humbled to have received this award from the Black Press of America and NNPAF."


USDA Creates Minority Farmer Committee

March 28, 2011



Black Altruist Wins Marylander Of Year Award

March 28, 2011



NY To Challenge Census Count

March 28, 2011



Jamaican Ambassador To Visit South Florida

March 28, 2011



College CoOp To Build Diversity In Education

March 28, 2011



ND Establishes Civil Rights Advisory Board

March 28, 2011



Immigrant Crackdown Stalling Across U.S.

March 28, 2011



TX Prof Tapped To Monitor Nat'l Women's Study

March 28, 2011



Abortion Ad To Use Obama

March 28, 2011



President Obama To Speak On Ronald H. Brown Mission

March 29, 2011

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Women In Media Alliance Elects New Board

March 29, 2011



Inclusive Employment Act To Be Intro'd In House

March 29, 2011



Jamaican Ambassador To Hold Public Town Hall

March 29, 2011



Women's Health Pioneer Honored

March 29, 2011



NOW: Walmart Not Too Big To Sue

March 29, 2011



Latinos Account For Overall NY Pop. Growth

March 29, 2011



Groups Laud Cancellation Of Tea Party Event

March 29, 2011



Group Hails Changes In Green Card Application

March 29, 2011



Hispanic Leaders Honor PA Civic Pioneers

March 29, 2011



Deadline Approaches For Indian Trust Settlement

March 29, 2011



Mobile Phones- A Must Have For Moms

March 29, 2011

As the primary purchaser in the family, today's mom seamlessly weaves mobile into her shopping experience by using tools to research, decide, and buy right in the store.


Harvard Accused Of Holding "Hate Conference"

March 29, 2011



Trump Fires Dionne Warwick From 'Apprentice'

March 29, 2011



New Song Commemorates Late Teddy Pendergrass

March 29, 2011

Pendergrass wrote the song expressly for inclusion in the biographical film of his life that he was helping to develop.


NAACP Report Ties State Spending On Prisons To Low Education Achievement

March 29, 2011

“Misplaced Priorities” tracks the steady shift of state funds away from education and toward the criminal justice system.


Civil Rights Groups To Explore Teacher Quality

March 29, 2011



Female US Chamber VP Named To Most Influential Lawyer List

March 29, 2011

Rickard has led multifaceted campaigns to change our nation’s legal culture targeted at legislators, the courts, and the public.


Constitutional Citizenship: A Legislative History

March 29, 2011



1st Spanish, Portuguese Song Festival At IN Univ.

March 29, 2011



Calls For DOJ Probe In to Assault On Cabbie

March 29, 2011



Hate Crime Victim Faces Deportation

March 29, 2011



Mass Immigration Leads To Mass Redistricting

March 29, 2011



Black Farmer Pres Calls For Strong Farm Bill

March 29, 2011



Fund Helps Native Americans In Nursing Field

March 29, 2011



Obama: We Want Illegal Aliens To Succeed

March 29, 2011



ATL Hosts Black Journalists Pioneer Awards

March 29, 2011



Social Justice Series Draws National Leaders

March 29, 2011



Latinas Worry More About Breast Cancer

March 29, 2011



First Lady To Host Mentoring Event

March 29, 2011



Beyonce, Dad Announce Professional Split

March 29, 2011

Business is business and family is family. I love my daughter and am very proud of who she is and all that she has achieved. I look forward to her continued great success


HOME DEPOT MUM ON DIVERSITY

March 29, 2011



Daughter Of Slaves Denied World Record

March 30, 2011

Despite living through twenty presidencies, she’s still experiencing the residual effects of racial inequality that existed when she was born.


Segregation Not Going Anywhere Soon

March 30, 2011

The recent report that America’s most segregated cities are just as -- if not more -- segregated than they were a couple of decades ago is hardly a revelation.


GENDER BIAS ALLEGED AT TSA

March 30, 2011

Female TSOs are being forced from their baggage screening position to the checkpoints because of the male to female ratio needed for passenger screening.


Hispanics Want "Gainful Employment" Rule Defunded

March 30, 2011

We feel that this rule is too broad; rather than protect students, it's going to take valuable and essential programs away from students who depend on them.


Lawmaker Brings Back Workplace Protection Bill

March 30, 2011

"With ENDA now re-introduced, it is time for Congress to make good on its promise to focus on the top priority of all Americans - good jobs and economic security."


Research: NYPD Drug Enforcement Unfairly Targets Minorities

March 30, 2011

“Police like to use marijuana as a pretext to crack down on more serious crime, but there’s little evidence to suggest this is an effective strategy."


Black Lawmaker Criticizes GOP DC Voucher Plan

March 30, 2011

“Our highest priority must be to use limited taxpayer dollars to support programs that will truly meet all of our children’s educational needs."


Report Highlights Health Of US Counties

March 30, 2011

For the second year, the County Health Rankings confirm the critical role that factors such as education, jobs, income, and environment play.


Documentary Highlights History Of Black Caucus

March 30, 2011

"We wanted to take an in-depth look at the Congressional Black Caucus, at their rise within Congress to become a powerful, geographically diverse group of Members.


Security Tightened After "Hit List" Targets Blacks

March 30, 2011

Officials at a Michigan high school say they've increased security after a list targeting black students was found written on a bathroom wall.


Cherokee Preservation Awards $2.7M In Grants

March 30, 2011

The grants support cultural preservation, economic development, job creation and environmental preservation for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.


CA Schools Hold Cesar Chavez Appreciation Day

March 30, 2011

“The love for justice that is in us is not only the best part of our being, but it is also the most true to our nature,” Cesar Chavez famously stated."


Urban League On A "Green" Mission

March 30, 2011

The mission of the Zone is use to use a comprehensive green strategy with intense resident engagement to more rapidly push community change and create jobs.


Man Believes Race Played Role In His Conviction

March 30, 2011

"The stress of this wrongful conviction has dismantled my family, disgraced my ministry, demolished my reputation, credibility and business relationships."


Hispanics Largest Minority Group In US

March 30, 2011

“We are approaching a new high point in the prevalence of U.S. residents who were born outside the country."


NAT'L URBAN LEAGUE DECLARES WAR

March 31, 2011



NAACP Tackles Black AIDS

March 31, 2011

"We need to acknowledge that, in America, health is a true civil right. It is essential that we enlist leaders from every corner of society to fight."


Special Screening Of 'Freedom Riders' Documentary

March 31, 2011

From May until December of 1961, more than 400 Americans risked their lives -- many enduring savage beatings and imprisonment.


Latina Leaders Take Center Stage

March 31, 2011

"The National Women's Conference is a special time to highlight the accomplishments of Latinas who are excelling in their careers'"


Health Care Reform Moves Indian Country Forward

March 31, 2011

"Healthy tribal communities are vital to healthy tribal economies, and health care reform advances our efforts in that area."


VP To Address Campus Violence Against Women

March 31, 2011

As the author of the landmark Violence Against Women Act of 1994, then-Senator Biden exposed high rates of domestic violence.


President Proclaims Cesar Chavez

March 31, 2011

Cesar Chavez saw the need for change and made a courageous choice to work to improve the lives of his fellow farm workers.


Analysis Reveals: How Many Hispanics?

March 31, 2011

The number of Hispanics counted in the 2010 Census was nearly 1 million more than expected, based on the most recent Census Bureau population estimates.


House Passes School Voucher Bill

March 31, 2011

"We call on the US Senate -- and in particular, Senate Democrats -- to stand with low-income children, to rebuff the heavy lobbying of anti-school choice special interests


AZ Sheriff Arpaio Launches "Air Posse" To Hunt Immigrants

March 31, 2011

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced the launch of “Operation Desert Sky,” an airborne version of his controversial crime sweeps.


Census: Undercount Along Texas Border Will Cost Latinos Millions

March 31, 2011

The 10-year population count may have missed as many as 300,000 residents of the Lone Star state.


Groups To Rally For Women's Health

March 31, 2011

Thousands will travel to Washington to send a message to Congress that the proposals undermining women’s health.


Report Shows Need For More Gay Health Research

March 31, 2011

“Adequate research and data is critical to fully understanding and addressing the unique health needs of the LGBT community."


Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond To Keynote Wash. U. Reunion

March 31, 2011

We are fortunate to have Julian Bond as our conference keynote speaker, as his life is a testament to what is possible through hard work.


Hispanic Caucus Decries GOP Leader's Comments On Social Security

March 31, 2011

“We’re going to have to come to grips with the fact that these programs cannot exist if we want America to be what we want it to be.”


Hastings Honored For For Animal Welfare Leadership

March 31, 2011

"Hastings has been an important voice for enhancing animal protection in federal law. We’re grateful to him for taking the lead and drawing attention to these vital concerns."


Poll: US Voters Support Women In Combat

March 31, 2011

American voters support 67 – 29 percent allowing women “to serve in ground units that engage in close combat."


100 Black Men Marks 25yrs in Atlanta

March 31, 2011

This year attendees will become a part of Atlanta history as 100 Black Men of Atlanta reaches its 25 year milestone.


End Near For Troubled Chicago Public Housing Complex

March 31, 2011

Crime in the complex was so severe Cabrini-Green made national news and became branded as the worst housing project in the country.


Women Build Resistance To Sex Harassment

March 31, 2011

"In some ways this suggests that sexual harassment is such a widespread problem that women have figured out ways to deal with it."


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