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He didn't see a child; he saw a thug. He saw someone whose skin color and loud gangsta music screamed out threat, someone who would sooner shoot than listen to reason.
African-Americans, Latinos and Asians accounted for 29 percent of votes cast during the 2010 elections in New York state.
The leader of the Alabama NAACP spoke out on the controversy over Huntsville's new plan for its schools.
W.E.B. Du Bois and collaborators put on an exhibition on the state of black American life for the 1900 Paris Exposition.
The nation's largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.
There are many reasons why an increasing number of people are classified as obese - and now racism could be one of them.
In 2010, James Choe was named CIF Coach of the Year in San Diego, after his basketball team at Rancho Bernardo High School made it to the section championship.
When the novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was growing up in Nigeria she was not used to being identified by the color of her skin.
Not only has Providence never elected a black mayor, experts say voters have never had a strong candidate for the job.
It seems New Yorkers are not particularly fond of incompetence, abuses of power and the aimless fights that have characterized William Wilhelm Jr.'s administration.
His eminence, Alhaji Saad Abubakar has called on government to rise to the challenge of insecurity bedeviling the country saying that Muslims are not happy with the carnage going on in the country.
Photos Provided From left: Lorna Coakley, Dr. Millicent Brown, Pam Anthony, Sharon Rogers, and William Davie II unveil the stamp.
Officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced the hiring of its fire-and-rescue department's first Hispanic fire chief Thursday, shortly after acknowledging that its first African-American chief had been terminated the day before.
Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge is not merely an ecological disaster but also a sin.
The study was based on the Black Women's Health Study, which enrolled 59,000 African-American women in 1995 and has followed them since Workplace and community-based programmes to combat racism are an important component in strategies to prevent obesity, one expert said There are many reasons why an increasing number of people are classified as ... (more)