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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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Congressman sued for sexual harassment

March 13, 2011

Judicial Watch has just announced that it filed a lawsuit against Florida Democrat Congressman Alcee Hastings on behalf of a female employee who was repeatedly subjected to “unwelcome sexual advances,” “unwelcome touching” and retaliation.

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Racial profiling alive and well

March 13, 2011

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today released “Restoring a National Consensus: The Need to End Racial Profiling in America.”The report is the latest effort by The Leadership Conference to address the “divisive” tactics being used by Rep. Peter King…

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Wis. governor to reveal full state budget proposal

March 7, 2011

After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled details of his two-year budget plan, Tuesday complete with painful cuts in education, Medicaid and aid for local governments.

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Controversial NYC billboard comes down

March 7, 2011

New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Council Member Letitia James and Council Member Jessica Lappin issues the following statement regarding the removal of a controversial anti-abortion billboard in the SoHo section of New York City:

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