Could Black People in the U.S. Count as Refugees?
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Could Black People in the U.S. Count as Refugees?

Raja Jorjani, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post) — Suppose a client walked into…

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‘Even Less Representative’ Than Cops: Why Prosecutors’ Offices Also Need Major Reform
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‘Even Less Representative’ Than Cops: Why Prosecutors’ Offices Also Need Major Reform

(Salon) – The brutal and iniquitous treatment African-Americans suffer at the hands of their criminal…

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Black America is So Very Tired of Explaining and Debating
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Black America is So Very Tired of Explaining and Debating

(Salon) – Black America is tired. The liminal existence of Ellison’s invisible man; Cornel West’s…

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Duke Professor Defends Comments Comparing Blacks, Asians
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Duke Professor Defends Comments Comparing Blacks, Asians

JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University professor criticized for an…

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In Freedom Seder, Jews And African-Americans Built A Tradition Together
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In Freedom Seder, Jews And African-Americans Built A Tradition Together

Deena Prichep, NPR   WASHINGTON (NPR.org)—Friday night marked the start of Passover, when Jews around…

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Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites
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Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by…

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Blacks Engage with Local News More than Whites
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Blacks Engage with Local News More than Whites

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A growing body of research…

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Why Is Milwaukee So Bad For Black People?
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Why Is Milwaukee So Bad For Black People?

  (NPR) – A new report from UCLA finds that K-12 schools in Wisconsin suspend black high…

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‘Negro’ is Still an Approved Way to Refer to Black People, Says US Army
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‘Negro’ is Still an Approved Way to Refer to Black People, Says US Army

  (The Independent) – A recently-updated US Army handbook has been found to include “Negro”…

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Obesity Increases Risk of Certain Breast Tumors Among African American and Hispanic Women
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Obesity Increases Risk of Certain Breast Tumors Among African American and Hispanic Women

  WASHINGTON, DC (AICR) — Two large new studies provide compelling evidence that obesity increases…

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