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3 hrs ago | Medical News
Research by Keck Medicine of USC ophthalmology scientists demonstrates that African Americans bear heavier burden of diabetic macular edema , one of the leading causes of blindness in diabetic patients in the United States.
7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune
The latest U.S. Census data show only 29.5 percent of black households in Portland owned their homes in 2012, down from 32.4 percent in 2010 and 38.2 percent in 2000.
8 hrs ago | Juan Cole
If prime minister-designate Haydar al-Abadi in Iraq is to hope to defeat the so-called "Islamic State" , he must find a way to re-incorporate Iraq's Sunni Arabs into the government, which has been dominated by Shiite religious parties since 2005, partly because of Neoconservative US preference for Arab Shiite rule under the Bush occupation.
Planning has started for the second interpretive panel at the Africentric Heritage Park.
The NAACP and McDonald's announced a year-long commitment toward addressing health disparities and providing health education in communities of color throughout the nation.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools still have dozens of teaching positions to fill before school starts Monday as teacher recruitment continues to be an ongoing challenge, especially for African-American men.
During her sophomore year at Brandeis University in New York, Richardson conducted independent research on the Harlem Renaissance.
An all African-American Little League team from Chicago is drawing lots of attention and making a big impression.
We are youth leaders for WE WIN Institute, which is an organization that is dedicated to the academic and social success of all children.
A program that helps develop parent leaders from within the Latino and black communities of Elgin Area School District U-46 has come under fire from some district taxpayers.
It is a shame that voters in the city of Beaufort will not get a chance this November to decide on a major change to its municipal governance.
The percentage of women in the federal workforce is declining, according to the latest data, while the percentage of minority employees has remained stagnant.
A historian, tour guide and overall font of knowledge, Goode-Walker has spent the last year and a half not just "renovating" Savannah's only African-American house museum.
A Monday story in the Washington Times reports that Dr. Ben Carson , a retired neurosurgeon who has written a number of books on public policy has offered to debate Al Sharpton on various issues of concern to African Americans.
Yesterday, we told you about the map cartographer Geoff Maas put together showing how Minneapolis's interstate highways cut through what were some of the city's poorest neighborhoods.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 46 years ago while standing on the balcony outside room 306 of the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:24 am
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