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It all seemed so promising. Last month, a Florida trial judge declared the state's congressional maps, one of the most gerrymandered maps in the nation, in violation of the state's constitution .
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The Rev. Al Sharpton is stressing the importance of keeping violence out of a New York City rally over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.
5 hrs ago | NewsOne
In a new report , the U.S. Education Department projected that this fall, the percentage of white students in public schools will drop from 51 percent in 2012 to 49.7. In other words: for the first time ever, the majority of students in the public school system will be children of color.
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.
African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
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.
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.
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.
County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, wearing 19th-century Naval uniform in his office.
The military has been under scrutiny for guidelines issued in March that critics believe were discriminatory toward African-American women.
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Black leaders say they want a voice in plans to ensure safety in the Myrtle Beach area over the Memorial Day weekend.
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.
The ceremony is scheduled for Friday at Camp Johnson, formerly known as Montford Point.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 01:13 pm
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