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Historic gathering of presidents in nation’s capital

August 13, 2011

President Barack Obama is the scheduled keynote speaker at a black -tie gala horing the leaders of more than a dozen African American religious organizations. The August 10 banquet is the highlight event of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Progressive National Baptist Convention.

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Recovering U.S. job market is leaving black men behind

August 7, 2011

The jobs landscape is bleak for any unemployed American, but for black men it’s virtually a desert. For them, the Great Recession not only led to the largest increase in unemployment for any category of American worker, but it also is pinching a lot longer.

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NAACP regains prominence by diversifying agenda

July 31, 2011

As the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People kicked off its 102nd convention last weekend in downtown Los Angeles, the venerable civil rights organization’s policy agenda shows how it has evolved from its decades-long role as a leading fighter against…

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NAACP chief focuses on voting laws at convention

July 31, 2011

The NAACP plans to spend the next year fighting against a slew of voting laws that it says disenfranchise huge swaths of minority voters, the civil rights organization’s president said at the group’s convention on Monday.

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New Orleans PD under fire in corruption case

July 25, 2011

In New Orleans’ federal courthouse, five police officers are currently facing charges of killing unarmed black civilians who were escaping floods from the failed levees that buckled during Hurricane Katrina. The police are also charged with conspiring to cover up their crimes.

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Bachmann criticizes black farmer settlement

July 25, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann pointed to one program in particular Monday when talking about wasteful government spending: a multibillion dollar settlement paid to black farmers, who claim the federal government discriminated against them for decades in awarding loans and other aid.

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