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North Carolina's overhauled election law should be halted before the midterm elections in November to avoid discrimination against African Americans and young voters, lawyers for the Justice Department and civil rights groups said on Thursday.
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After losing the 2012 presidential election, Republicans vowed to expand their appeal beyond their shrinking base of white males.
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Discoveries revealed from a 25-year study in Baltimore may hold truths for other urban areas, such as the South Bronx.
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On the corner of 28th Street and Ivory Avenue in East Lubbock stands an old schoolhouse.
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety officials, the victim was returning home after going for a run when she said she was confronted at knifepoint.
"You turn out voters by demonstrating your past performance and what you're promising to do for a constituent in the future," said Rep. G.K. Butterfield , a member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
A major labor union is cutting ties with the United Negro College Fund because of the group's connections to the billionaire industrialist Koch Brothers, who have put their wealth behind supporting conservative causes and candidates for office.
Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.
The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Wednesday night to establish a national historical park at Harriet Tubman's former home and related properties in Auburn, culminating a six-year effort by Central New York's members of Congress.
Last Tuesday, a Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted partial class certification in a case where plaintiffs allege that the United States Census Bureau used arrest records to screen out job applicants, thereby transferring disparities in arrest and conviction rates for African-Americans ... (more)
Bar Louie in Minneapolis is causing quite an unwelcomed stir with its stringent dress policy that many have likened to the Jim Crow era, which is allegedly keeping out African-American patrons, according to Fox 9 .
Experts blame the same combination of medical conditions and social toxins that kills Detroit babies at a frequency that is the worst of America's big cities, and even some Third World countries.
The Portland African American Leadership Forum is building a new project to counter the geographic scattering of the African American community caused by gentrification.
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.
I have a lot in common with many smart and talented inner-city youth. I grew up in the Baruch Housing Projects in Manhattan.
The city of Gary is planning a ceremony to rename a portion of U.S. Route 20 the Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Clay Memorial Highway.
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.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 05:20 pm
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