January

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Calif. State Assembly hearing says men of color need jobs

As income disparity takes center stage around the country, a special spotlight is being trained on the economic, educational and social challenges faced by boys and men of color.

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North Carolina to pay $50,000 to sterilization victims

A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.

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Tucson bans Mexican-American studies, students walk out

On Monday, after the Tucson, Ariz. school district banned its acclaimed Mexican-American studies program, hundreds of high school students throughout the city walked out of their schools in protest.

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Freedom is a constant struggle: Birmingham's MLK march (with video)

Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

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French Quarter curfew targets Black youth, critics charge

Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.

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Santorum’s anti-black blabber

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set his sights on a new target: struggling African-Americans.

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Bank pays biggest settlement ever in mortgage rip-off

The Bank of America, just before Christmas, agreed to pay a $335 million settlement on behalf of its Countrywide financial unit for steering Black and Latino homeowners toward sub-prime loans.