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Shirley Sherrod Returns to the USDA to Help Black Farmers
Shirley Sherrod announced Saturday that she is going to be an Agriculture contract employee tasked ...


Rural HBCUs in New Federal Program to Boost Jobs
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture will partner with 10 land-grant universities to provide entrepreneuri...


Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?
Congressional Black Caucus members say HBCUs need more support....


US names special coordinator for Haiti response
The U.S. State Department has named a special coordinator to oversee Washington's reconstruction pl...


Sherrod Not Sure She Would Go Back to Ag Dept
Sherrod not sure she would go back to Ag Dept....


Shirley Sherrod Files Suit Against Conservative Blogger
Shirley Sherrod, the agriculture department employee who was fired in July after a edited video of ...


Broadband Usage Growing Even as Gaps Persist
WASHINGTON – The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks ...


Independent Firm Issues Civil Rights Assessment of USDA
A USDA report examines its history of discrimination and provides solution to expand diversity and ...


Rep. Steve King Says Pigford II Claimants Are Trying to Perpetrate a Fraud
Rep. Steve King's effort to defund the Pigford II Black farmers settlement failed in the House and ...


The Food Pyramid Is Getting a Makeover
The USDA plans to scrap the Food Pyramid and unveil a new plate-shaped icon....


Eat the Rainbow
Five colors that should be on your plate....


First Black Selma, Ala., Lawyer Dies
The first Black lawyer in Selma | Ala. | and an attorney for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. dies a...


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


UK's Blair Encourages Investment in Sierra Leone
UK's Blair encourages investment in Sierra Leone...


Avoid Heart Problems … Eat Your Veggies!
Posted July 22, 2008 – Love your heart? Then eat your vegetables. So say researchers who found that...


Michelle Obama Launches Healthy Lunchtime Challenge
Winners will get to attend the kids' "state dinner" luncheon at the White House this summer....


Michelle Obama to Nation's Kids: Let's Get Cooking!
First Lady Michelle Obama launches second "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge."...


Chain Restaurants Fail to Meet Federal Nutrition Guidelines
Researchers say nearly all entrees they reviewed at 245 U.S. chains fail to meet USDA rules for the...


U.N.: Investing in Poor Countries Should Not Be Considered “Charity”
Investing in poor countries shouldn’t be seen as “charity” but rather a profitable economic opportu...


Top Influencers In Medicine | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Black History Month is a time to celebrate our past, as well as our presen...

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