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Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents.
Historic First Baptist Church held its service at the Jackson fairgrounds to kick off the final day of the festival.
The national labor market has only recently recovered enough to reach pre-2007 jobs numbers.
Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc, a new study from Johns Hopkins suggests.
In our semi-regular Word Watch feature , we take a look at a word or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an interesting story.
That's good news, and probably comes as a surprise to all those folks who stood around protesting the college earlier this year.
For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute has engaged leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families.
Some politicians have the same public image throughout their careers. Others at least try to give themselves a makeover .
Feminista Jones, a popular blogger and Black feminist and creator of the #YouOKSis? hashtag, is a victim of sexual assault and says the street harassment she experiences set off triggers.
It should go without saying that Black women have bones that can become thin with age like any other women, but there is a widely held misconception that Black women don't need to be concerned about osteoporosis.
Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.
Basically, the comedian/actor/activist, Russell Brand, is vocal about his problem with the Fox News coverage of the Ferguson protests, the Middle East conflict, the Climate Crisis, the of the definition of 'Conservative,.
"A picture is worth a thousand words" is quite a popular saying. And now, a new film explores how black photographers and communities used the power of photography for social change.
A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results, ending another chapter in one of the most bitterly contested U.S. Senate primaries in recent memory and bringing longtime Sen. Thad Cochran one step closer to another term in Washington.
The Boston Public Health Commission reported today that black infant mortality rates in the city decreased from 13.1 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2001-2004 to 7.4 in 2009-2012.
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
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