May

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Minority, women farmers’discrimination suits nears settlement

U.S. government discrimination against minority farmers and women will be a thing of the past if the Obama administration has anything to say about it.

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Austin Is Doing Something about AIDS

Chicago community comes together to create cultural, educational movement on AIDS awareness.

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Frank Lumpkin always brings a crowd

CHICAGO -- Hundreds of family members, co-workers, friends and comrades paid tribute to Frank Lumpkin, lifelong fighter for workers' rights, equality and socialism, on April 24.

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Weathering racial storms, Lena Horne rose above

Lena Horne, an African American pioneer who fought for equality as an artist-activist, died May 9 at age 92. She is remembered as a crusader for civil rights and a symbol of black pride.

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Despite high unemployment, Black teens more optimistic

Despite record levels of unemployment, Black young people, since the election of President Barack Obama, have become optimistic about the future, according to a number of recent studies.

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Fraternity of Martin Luther King Jr. to boycott Arizona

In response to the anti-immigrant Arizona law, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, known as the oldest, integrated and historically black Greek-lettered organization in the world, recently announced it will boycott the state and relocate its 104th anniversary convention from Phoenix.