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Defense Department Will Reconsider Ban on Certain Hairstyles
After complaints from 16 women in the Congressional Black Caucus, the Secretary of Defense calls fo...


Courts Block Voter ID Laws in Texas, Wisconsin
Republican-backed voter ID laws get twin blows....


NAACP Legal Defense Fund on Discrimination in NYC's Elite High Schools
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund explains how it built a case against the admissions policies currently...


George Zimmerman Charged With Second-Degree Murder for Death of Trayvon Martin
Special prosecutor Angela Corey said George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in...


Criticism and Defense of Stop and Frisk Continue
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, weighe...


Transcript: Eric Holder Addresses the NAACP Annual Convention
Attorney General Eric Holder tackles gun control, voting rights and other issues in NAACP speech....


More Sex Assaults Reported at Military Academies
DENVER – Sexual assault reports at the three U.S. military academies rose 64 percent in the 2...


ACLU Challenging Half-Pay for Discharged Gays
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a...


Deported US Veteran Struggles in Jamaica
The 2012 deportation of Howard Bailey, a U.S. veteran, has sparked a debate on whether veteran depo...


Senate Panel Approves Nomination of Debo Adegbile to Justice Dept. Post
Debo Adegbile, a longtime civil rights lawyer and advocate, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Co...


Holbrooke Remembered as 'Giant' of U.S. Diplomacy
WASHINGTON – Few U.S. diplomats had the breadth, depth or length of service of Richard Holbro...


US lawyer held in Rwanda critical of its president
US lawyer held in Rwanda critical of its president...


Obama considers fast appeal of gays-military order
Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Wednesday of "enormous consequences" for men and women in uni...


Obama Scraps Bush's European Missile Defense Plan
Obama scraps Bush's European missile defense plan....


US Confirms Americans Taken After Algeria Attack
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday the U.S. "will take all necessary and proper steps" t...


Miami Hurricanes Football Players Arrested for Sexual Assault
JaWand Blue, Alexander Figueroa allegedly sexually assaulted "physically helpless" teenage girl....


Singer Lester Chambers Attacked Over Trayvon Martin Tribute
73-year-old performer knocked down by angry audience member....


Q&A: For Love of Liberty Director Frank Martin
Halle Berry, Blair Underwood, Ice-T and more headline an all-star documentary which spotlights the ...


Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monáe to Perform at Women of Soul Concert
First lady Michelle Obama announces a special show paying tribute to the genre of music....


Lloyd Austin to Lead U.S. Central Command
General Lloyd Austin became the first African-American to lead the U.S. Central Command....

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