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Bluford became the first African-American to shuttle into space in 1983 as a member of the Space Shuttle Challenger on the mission STS-8.
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For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.
Doctors emphasize more than ever how important it is for people to protect their skin from the sun's damaging rays.
Rapper Kanye West is making news again for a comment he made during an interview with GQ, according to a report .
Those were a few pieces of advice President Barack Obama offered young men of color on Monday as he announced an expansion of his program meant to improve the future prospects of African-American and Hispanic boys.
SEPTEMBER 22: Frank Martin Gill holds hands with his foster son, known as N.R.G., six years old, after the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami ruled earlier today that Florida's ban on gays adopting is unconstitutional on September 22, 2010 in Miami, Florida.
Not long ago, Kevin R. Free went to an audition for a part in the longest running musical in history.
Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas.
Young people are being chased out of the labor market. Though the national unemployment rate has fallen steadily in recent months, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, and the jobless rate is even higher among young minorities.
The 900-square-foot structure was a from 1945 until 1962. "We've finally reached the end of the tunnel and come out the other side," said , historical society president and project visionary.
Rapper Common expressed his complete support of Marvel's decision to change Captain America to African American character Sam Wilson, previously known as the Falcon, who has been Captain America's partner for more than a decade.
In the past year, my first in a prestigious Ph.D. program in creative writing and literature, I have often felt conspicuous as a writer of color.
African Americans, people of color and anyone who cares about justice and equality answered the call to be unmovable in being the voice to those who cannot speak for themselves on Friday, June 20. Three-hundred people from across the CSRA and Aiken, S.C. came together for a 'freedom' dinner to help raise funds that will enable them, through the ... (more)
Despite the cry from people of color for more teachers who look like them, both Whites and Blacks benefit from a more diverse teaching force, according to a study by Center of American Progress.
When I arrived to do my "early voting" for the Aug. 7 election on Saturday I knew the ballot was two full pages so I allowed myself some extra time.
Embattled radio host Anthony Cumia - fired earlier this month from the unfiltered "Opie and Anthony" show after a Twitter rant that was called "racist," "misogynistic," and "hate-filled" - is launching a new show.
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