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The Portland African American Leadership Forum is building a new project to counter the geographic scattering of the African American community caused by gentrification.
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Americans For Truth About Homosexuality's Peter LaBarbera never ceases to amaze in his efforts to reach new lows in his anti-gay bigotry and crusade.
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I have a lot in common with many smart and talented inner-city youth. I grew up in the Baruch Housing Projects in Manhattan.
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The city of Gary is planning a ceremony to rename a portion of U.S. Route 20 the Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Clay Memorial Highway.
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Civil rights groups have spent a decade fighting requirements that voters show photo identification, arguing that this discriminates against African-Americans, Hispanics and the poor.
Murphy asked if he could respond to comments made by Wayne King, chairman of the Cleveland County Board of Elections, comments that inspired exclamations and murmurs of outrage from those in the audience.
Amidst the accusations of race-baiting flung across the barren battlefield that is the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, comes a pro- Chris McDaniel editorial that absolves the Tea Party candidate of racism: McDaniel cannot possibly be a racist, because he played basketball with black people in college.
A local history archive has announced that the Library of Congress will soon be it's permanent repository, effective immediately.
A dress code at a Minneapolis bar has sparked outrage among members of the community who say the bans on certain clothing items seem to be targeted directly at African-Americans.
The American cinematic landscape would be a lot less lively without Spike Lee, who has made a career of stirring things up.
Representatives of African-American community groups demonstrated at the California Highway Patrol's Central Los Angeles station Monday, demanding answers and accountability after an officer was caught on video repeatedly punching a woman.
A member of the Montford Point Marines, America's first group of African-Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps, was honored today with the Congressional Gold Medal.
It was a night of celebration during the Essence Festival during the 365 Black Awards.
Conservative pundit Pat Buchanan has written a new book which attempts to whitewash the divisive racial tactics used during President Nixon's presidential campaigns, strategies that Buchanan himself helped devise.
On June 30, The Massachusetts' House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.
A federal judge will be asked on Monday to block key provisions of North Carolina's overhauled voter law, including fewer early voting days and the elimination of same-day registration, from remaining in effect for November's midterm elections.
The dominoes began falling Tuesday night, after midnight. The black woman in a mini-skirt who punched Cumia in the face in Times Square in Manhattan and called him a 'white m-f-' probably did not know he was a national radio personality.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 05:45 pm
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