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Census: Hispanics fuel white population rise

October 9, 2011

In a twist to notions of race identity, new 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the U.S. white population: More Hispanics listing themselves as white in the once-a-decade government count.

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Obama black approval hits new low

October 2, 2011

President Barack Obama earned the lowest monthly job approval rating of his presidency to date in August, with 41 percent of U.S. adults approving of his overall job performance, down from 44 percent in July.

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Sharpton aide to Black journalists: get on board

September 23, 2011

“Whenever I hear people question Reverend Sharpton’s new show, ‘Politics Nation’ on MSNBC, I find myself thinking of the theory known as ‘crabs in the barrel.’ In the ensuing debate surrounding newsrooms and diversity, many forget that there is a massive difference between a journalist and an activist.

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First Black Ivy League president to leave Brown

September 23, 2011

Ruth J. Simmons announced Thursday she’ll leave her position as Brown University’s president at the end of the current academic year. She plans to continue teaching as a professor of comparative literature and Africana studies.

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Working-age adults comprise record share of poor

September 18, 2011

Working-age America is the new face of poverty. Counting adults 18-64 who were laid off in the recent recession as well as single twenty-somethings still looking for jobs, the new working-age poor represent nearly three out of five poor people…

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9/11: Remembering three lives lost

September 12, 2011

On the night of Sept. 10, 2001, in Columbia, Md., middle-school teacher Sarah Clark and her fiancé, John Milton Wesley, discussed places: where they’d hold their impending wedding reception, his next-day meeting to secure locations for the HBO series The Wire…

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Black pro-lifers outraged

September 4, 2011

A new report issued by the Black pro-life group Life Dynamics claims that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry in the United States target Black and Hispanic Americans by placing abortion facilities in communities with high minority populations.

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