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Supreme Court says no new hearing to Duane Buck

Duane Buck, an African American death row inmate in Texas was refused a new hearing by the Supreme Court this week.

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Civil rights, labor alliance mobilizing black voters to repeal SB 5

The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."

Gettin’ fired up and ready to go: Obama speaks at the Black Caucus

President Obama must keep wearing that working-class warrior badge of honor.

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Jackson: Jobs needed as state cuts endanger lives

People want to move from welfare to work, but the requirements to make that transition are missing.

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Thousands show up for Black Caucus jobs fair (video)

Video highlights from the Congressional Black Caucus jobs fair/town hall meeting held on Aug. 31 here at the Crenshaw Christian Center with more than 500 people in attendance. An estimated 20,000 showed up for the CBC's jobs fair earlier that day.

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Black scientists face discrimination in health funding

Black, Latino and Asian scientists face discrimination in research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Congressional Black Caucus jobs hearings begin in Cleveland

With African American unemployment at over 16 percent, the Congressional Black Caucus has launched a series of public hearings and jobs fairs across the country during the month of August.

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Spider-Man spins web of racial diversity

When it comes to racial diversity in comic books, the times are changing for the better.

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NAACP: Over a century of struggle

Since its founding 102 years ago, the NAACP has been at the forefront in the fight for civil rights and social justice for African Americans and all working people.

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Gay rights are civil rights, says NAACP's Julian Bond

NAACP hosts town hall meeting on gay, lesbian and transgender issues and homophobia.

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