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This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Civil Rights Movement
A new generation of young activists are protesting a nation that devalues their lives and challengi...


The Party's Over: Black Voters Must Turn Out for Themselves
The time has come for African-Americans to vote for their own interests....


Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte Honored by Harvard
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "...


Truancy Data Shows Disproportionate Racial Divide in California Schools
A new report reveals that the 37 percent of black elementary students sampled were truant, about 15...


Black Dolls Get Made With Ethnic Hair
Natural Girls United creates dolls for African American children....


Commentary: Why Uncle Luke’s Condom Message Is Not Enough
Though it’s important to recognize the importance of condom use, it’s also important to recognize t...


Breast Cancer Studies Take Aim at Racial Disparities
Researchers want to better understand why Black women are more likely to die from this disease....


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Connected to Premature Births in Black Women
Study finds that childhood abuse and other traumatic events are a factor in maternal health....


Commentary: Many Blacks Find Corporate Environments Unwelcoming
African-Americans have been promoting diversity in the corporate world. But a recent study by the U...


Commentary: A Raging Debate About Black Studies
There’s been a big hubbub of late over the Chronicle of Higher Education's writer Naomi Schaefer Ri...


University of North Carolina Athletes Took Sham Classes
School-commissioned report finds Tar Heels players were set up to receive good grades....


Commentary: It's Time for Blacks to Go Green and Embrace Environmentalism
With a new Boston University study linking air pollution to illnesses among Black women, the Africa...


Commentary: Why Is Obesity Not Getting Black Women Down?
New research shows that obese and overweight Black women have better self-esteem than many average-...


Student Finds Lost Poem of First African-American Writer
Jupiter Hammon's poem about slavery, written in 1786, has been found by a doctoral student at the U...


At San Jose State, Harassment of a Black Student Gets National Attention
A 17-year-old African-American student at San Jose State University was hazed by white roommates an...


San Diego students storm offices after noose found
SAN DIEGO – Anger boiled over on the University of California San Diego campus Friday, where ...


Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law
Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law...


AP Poll: Majority Harbor Prejudice Against Blacks
Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first blac...


Blacks Received 12 of the Last 13 Death Sentences in One Texas County
A new report from Houston, Texas, corroborates a nationwide pattern: A disproportionate number of A...


Esteemed Black Studies Scholar Dies
The man who established the nation’s first Ph.D. program in ethnic studies dies....

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