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Throughout American history, restrictions on voter registration were a major tool of disenfranchisement.
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African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and this association was particularly strong among those with a lower income.
The Supreme Court won't order new legislative elections in Mississippi over complaints about the timing of the state's redistricting.
Social media was ablaze during the season finale of ABC's hit political thriller Scandal .
American writer Gwendolyn Brooks, of Chicago, Ill., poses with her first book of poems titled "A Street in Bronzeville," 1945, in this undated photo at an unknown location.
It's not that the old Mother Bethel Church burial ground has been lost, exactly.
From the Associated Press, about the conservative Republican : "Virginia Republicans have chosen firebrand conservative minister E.W. Jackson's for lieutenant governor, the first black candidate the party has nominated for statewide office since 1988.
First lady Michelle Obama doled out hugs and quick words of encouragement as each of 170 Martin Luther King Jr.
Kaneisha Gaston's ancestors helped build Davidson College as slaves. Gaston posed for a portrait in front of the Chambers Building on campus.
President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives.
When it comes to buying entertainment for ethnic viewers, there is no-one-size-fits-all concept.
With the IRS scandal dominating the news this week, "Saturday Night Live" closed out their 38th season with a political bang.
A new report on voting in the 2012 presidential election found that blacks in New Jersey, like those across the nation, turned out in greater percentages than any other racial or ethnic group and the youngest voters, those age 18 through 24, turned out in the smallest numbers.
After taking a hard look at life in his tiny segregated Southern town, Robert Smith left home at 19 -- a man on a journey using only his heart as a compass.
When Louisville became the first city south of the Mason-Dixon line to require businesses to serve people regardless of their race or religion 50 years ago, teenagers were a driving force behind the decision.
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