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White House says shutdown will delay pay to troops

April 11, 2011

The Obama administration warned last Wednesday that a federal shutdown would undermine the economic recovery, delay pay to U.S. troops fighting in three wars, slow the processing of tax returns and limit small business loans and government-backed mortgages during peak home buying season.

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Black migration boom to South

April 3, 2011

The vast majority of blacks who moved South are young and educated who left declining Northeastern and Midwestern cities for better opportunities, the figures suggest. Michigan and Illinois, states with big cities with rich black cultural traditions…

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Credit card debt’s mighty grip on Black America

March 27, 2011

Some ringing cash registers indicate an economy on the mend. Others signify nosedives into the black hole of debt for more and more African Americans. Studies show that black people are shouldering a disproportionate burden of the nation’s credit card debt…

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Ala. leaders apologize for handling of 1944 rape

March 27, 2011

Nearly 70 years after Recy Taylor was raped by a gang of white men, leaders of the rural southeast Alabama community where it happened apologized Monday, acknowledging that her attackers escaped prosecution because of racism and an investigation bungled by police.

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Racial bias in transplant operations

March 20, 2011

For most individuals who develop kidney failure or end-stage renal disease, kidney transplantation is the best treatment option. Unfortunately, certain racial and ethnic groups are less likely to receive kidney transplants than others.

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Why are Hispanics missing in leadership at media companies?

March 13, 2011

Those eye-catching numbers represent the immense, and largely untapped, scale and wealth of the Hispanic-American media market. Put into greater perspective, if Hispanic-Americans comprised their own country, it would be the fifth-largest, by population, in the European Union. And this demographic is growing — rapidly.

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Week In Review

Justices toss decision in media mogul’s discrimination case

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ABOVE PHOTO: Byron Allen (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw...

Sun Report

Election limbo as coronavirus outbreak upends US primaries

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