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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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NAACP confronts new Jim Crow racism

Vote suppression and denying ex-felons the right to vote are the new Jim Crow laws of the 21st century, says NAACP leader.

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Bachmann and Santorum spark furor over slavery, "family values"

How much slack are voters likely to cut Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum for signing a racist, gay-bashing "family values" pledge as they pandered to the bigots in their campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination?

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Blown-up levee destroys black community

A small African-American town is suffering after the  Army Corps of Engineers decided to blow holes in a levee in eastern Missouri.

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An introduction to Michele Bachmann

Rep. Michele Bachmann supposedly showed "stagecraft" during the Republican debate, but she also has a "talent" for questionable statements and policy positions.

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Black lawmakers fight for immigrant rights

Despite the GOP's nationwide push for anti-immigrant laws, Black Democratic lawmakers are denouncing such measures and say their communities support the struggle for immigrant rights.

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