An Indelible Black-and-White Line
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An Indelible Black-and-White Line

John Eligon, THE NEW YORK TIMES   ST. LOUIS (The New York Times) — When…

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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty
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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty

NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t your typical panel discussion: President Barack…

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Sexism and Racism Take Toll on Black Women’s Health
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Sexism and Racism Take Toll on Black Women’s Health

by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The effects of living in a…

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Black People Are Not Here to Teach You: What So Many White Americans Just Can’t Grasp
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Black People Are Not Here to Teach You: What So Many White Americans Just Can’t Grasp

[People of color] are expected to educate white people as to our humanity. Women are…

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Let’s Have a Real Conversation about Race
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Let’s Have a Real Conversation about Race

By john a. powell NNPA Guest Columnist   Thousands recently took to the streets in…

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Yes, Marching Still Makes a Difference
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Yes, Marching Still Makes a Difference

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”  “No Justice, No…

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Sotomayor Accuses Colleagues of Trying to ‘Wish Away’ Racial Inequality
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Sotomayor Accuses Colleagues of Trying to ‘Wish Away’ Racial Inequality

[The Washington Post] Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s fierce defense of the affirmative action efforts such as…

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Congressional Black Caucus Faces Tough Battles in 113th Congress
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Congressional Black Caucus Faces Tough Battles in 113th Congress

CBC to Lead Fight for College Loans, Jobs, Judicial Posts by Zenitha Prince Special to…

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Racism Costs the U.S. Billions Every Year
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Racism Costs the U.S. Billions Every Year

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Closing the income gap between Whites…

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NUL: Blacks Slip on the Road to Parity with Whites
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NUL: Blacks Slip on the Road to Parity with Whites

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks have fallen behind in their…

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