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Connecticut Town Keeps Out Black Families With Section 8 Catch
The Connecticut town of Winchester's Housing Authority is being sued by the Connecticut Fair Housin...


Study Finds U.S. Cities Less Segregated
Although residential segregation is at its lowest point in a century, economic and social dispariti...


Racial Segregation Linked to Lung Cancer Deaths
Study: African-Americans who live in an area that is predominately Black have a higher change of dy...


Austin’s Black Population Shrinking, Feeling 'Invisible'
Between 2000 and 2010, the Texas city's population grew 20.4 percent, but the African American popu...


Black Segregation in U.S. Drops to Lowest in Century
Black segregation in U.S. drops to lowest point in at least 100 years....


Rastafarian Inmates no Longer Isolated over Hair
RICHMOND, Va. – Many Rastafarians and other inmates in Virginia who have spent years in isola...


American Money: The Economic Origins of Racism
With bold investments in infrastructure, education, health care, public sector jobs, and anti-discr...


Commentary: Why Was This Prison Still Segregated?
A five-year investigation by the Justice Department turned up ugly and dangerous practices taking p...


Black Students Becoming More Segregated
More than a half-century after the Supreme Court banned racial segregation, Black and Latino studen...


CPAC Attendee Says Slavery Was Good for Blacks
A white attendee at a conservative summit defends slavery and segregation....


Banks Are Letting Foreclosed Homes in Minority Neighborhoods Decline
A report released by four fair housing groups shows that banks are neglecting foreclosed homes in m...


Commentary: Is Slavery Back in Effect?
With so many Black men in prison, are we seeing a new form of slavery?...


U.N. Commission Asks U.S. to Step Up Its Game in NOLA | News | BET.com
Posted March 10, 2008 –  The U.S. government must do more to return affordable housing to New ...


Chicago is Nation’s Most Segregated City
Chicago, which produced the nation’s first African-American president, is the most segregated...


Chicago's Health Disparities Are Based on Location, Not Income
Study finds that racial segregation may be the key to Chicago’s health crisis....


This Day in Black History: July 18, 1918
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and president of South Africa, was born on this day in 1918...


South Africa's Protest Crackdown Sparks Apartheid Déjà Vu
South African authorities have lifted charges on 41 protesters who were arrested this weekend in co...


Family skeptical of police account of NY shooting
Relatives of a Pace University football player who was shot and killed by police said Tuesday they ...


Civil Rights Trailblazer Dorothy Height Dies
Civil Rights Trailblazer Dorothy Height Dies By Andre Showell...