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Politico's Glenn Thrush reports in this week's edition of the magazine that Al Sharpton has become President Barack Obama's "go-to man on race" in Ferguson and elsewhere.
2 hrs ago | Science Daily
African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
7 hrs ago | Switched
A new analysis of U.S. childhood asthma statistics finds racial differences persist in the proportions of African American and white children who develop asthma, but success in managing the disease is becoming more equal.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
The board at Covered California got an earful Thursday from two African-American legislators unhappy with what they say was a lack of outreach to the African-American community during the first open enrollment for the new state health benefit exchange.
9 hrs ago | NewsOne
When you hear about the growing waistline of the United States, study after study, report after report, seems to place special focus on minority communities, particularly African Americans.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, wearing 19th-century Naval uniform in his office.
17 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The military has been under scrutiny for guidelines issued in March that critics believe were discriminatory toward African-American women.
17 hrs ago | /film
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18 hrs ago | Post and Courier
Black leaders say they want a voice in plans to ensure safety in the Myrtle Beach area over the Memorial Day weekend.
20 hrs ago | Post and Courier
Denise Grimes, an interviewer with The HistoryMakers project, talks with Herman Blake, a former university president and scholar in residence at the Medical University of South Carolina.
20 hrs ago | WITN
The ceremony is scheduled for Friday at Camp Johnson, formerly known as Montford Point.
20 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Civil rights activists in Central Florida are challenging one city's new ordinance banning saggy pants, CNN affiliate WKMG reports.
Saturday, August 23, presents a great opportunity to have an historical experience relative to the African American communities' presence in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
Most of us would like to think actor Kevin Sorbo is, and forever will be, the shirtless hunk from Hercules.
Being born at a low birth weight puts black women at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Last week Gary Naeyaert of Great Lakes Education Project tweeted an image that sparked outrage with many people in the state and earned the organization dedicated to destroying public education much deserved notoriety.
If you have watched any of the mainstream media's coverage of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, you have probably heard the incident reduced to these terms: An unarmed black 'teen' was shot dead by white police officer.
Research by Keck Medicine of USC ophthalmology scientists demonstrates that African Americans bear heavier burden of diabetic macular edema , one of the leading causes of blindness in diabetic patients in the United States.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:40 pm
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