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Guion "Guy" Bluford is a former NASA astronaut who was the first African-American to fly into space.
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A stethoscope seen at a doctor's office on April 1, 2006 in Lueneburg, Germany. The two member parties, the SPD and CDU, of the german coalition government, met to discuss reforms of public health insurance system.
I was one of very few who would ask the affiliate leadership about how and where does environmental issues fit into the 5 point agenda that involved addressing economic, education, and health disparities.
African-American high school students and boys in low- to middle-income families reported short, fragmented sleep, and that could play a role in their health risks, researchers reported Monday.
Tech has a serious diversity problem - so General Assembly , the New York City private vocational school for programming and engineering, is now opening an "Opportunity Fund" to give scholarships to women, veterans, African-Americans and Latinos.
Black women and their hair have been a topic of discussion for years by people like Maya Angelou, Al Sharpton and Salt-N-Pepa.
Last year U.S. publishers released an estimated 5,000 books for children and teens.
Labor activist Tee McClenty, originally from Camden, New Jersey, has a long history of service and of representing labor interests.
Rap and hip-hop have been around for decades and have become one of America's most successful cultural exports.
As of this month, Mexican American studies, or MAS , no longer has to be categorized as an "innovative" course in Texas public schools.
The brash animated series "The Boondocks" returns to Adult Swim tonight for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact.
Once Mad Men moved into the early-middle part of the 1960s, people began to ask an increasingly urgent question: where was the civil rights movement? Where were the black people? Was Sterling Cooper really so sheltered that race barely touched its tiny world? Mad Men 's very first scene, in fact, had found Don Draper attempting a conversation with ... (more)
As some Army regulations on hair styles spark protest from African American women, David Greene talks to professor Lori Tharps, co-author of Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America.
Suppose a scientific conference on cancer prevention never addressed smoking, on the grounds that in a free society you can't change private behavior, and anyway, maybe the statistical relationships between smoking and cancer are really caused by some other third variable.
Recently invited to sit on a radio roundtable discussion, on the popular Mildred Gaddis Show , concerning recent headlines of politics, bankruptcy, the rash of home invasions, poverty and the like, I found myself a little out of position.
Because turnout among their key voter groups is lower in non-presidential election years, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is spending $60 million to employ the 2012 Obama campaign mechanism on state levels to help embattled incumbents, an April 19 Washington Post report says.