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SMH Republicans have just been dealt another mile to climb in their uphill battle to prove that their party doesn’t directly identify with racism, after a Nevada man famous for battling the government in his area was videotaped saying some pretty dispablce remarks about African-Americans and Mexicans. In a video posted yesterday, April 24, Cliven Bundy […]

via: cnn.com (CNN) – For the first time in the decade, the population of children younger than 1 is primarily non-white or Hispanic: 50.4% of the total population in that age category. Minorities make up an increasing percentage of the United States population, especially among younger age groups, according to Census Bureau estimates of changes […]

via: defendernetwork.com Black and Latino students may be getting less critical, but helpful, feedback from teachers than their white counterparts, a new educational study indicates. “The social implications of these results are important; many minority students might not be getting input from instructors that stimulates intellectual growth and fosters achievement,” study researcher Kent Harber, a […]

via ForwardTimesOnline.Com In honor of Women’s History Month, black leaders gathered in Washington to pay their respect to African-Americans who have paved the way for our society. The event focused on what it will take for blacks to continue move at a forward momentum. Read More

New Book Explores Black Men In Jail Outnumbering Slaves In 1850 We all know there are a lot of colored folks in the prison system. As of 2008, there are 846,000 Black men incarcerated and they make up 40.2 percent of all inmates in United States prisons. Source

As Black unemployment rises across the nation reaching numbers that more than double the percentage of unemployed whites, there are several major cities where Black unemployment is rising the fastest. In Dallas, Detroit and even San Francisco economists say a combination of factors including a younger workforce and fewer numbers of college-educated candidates has placed […]

via: cnn.com Washington (CNN) – The one African-American running for the GOP presidential nomination said Wednesday the black community was ‘brainwashed’ for traditionally siding with liberal politicians. Read More

*An unknown third-year Harvard Law student has caused outrage at law schools around the country with an email suggesting that blacks are genetically predisposed to be less intelligent than whites, reports Above the Law. The writer emailed this to only a select few, one of whom forwarded it to more people. It eventually made its […]

New Jersey authorities are investigating an announcement made over a public address system at a southern New Jersey Wal-Mart telling “all blacks” to leave the store. Shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday, an unidentified male accessed the public address system at the Turnersville, New Jersey, Wal-Mart Supercenter Store, Gloucester County prosecutors said. “All blacks need to […]