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Education
The rhetoric used by charter school advocates is often lacking in evidence or intentionally deceptive.
Black Voices
Tomorrow morning, a diverse coalition of North Texans will gather in downtown Dallas at the historic St. Paul United Methodist
Black Voices
We feel like we have done all of the things that we are supposed to do to be successful, accepted and respected. We are liked by the people who know us. We are thought of as good people and great neighbors -- but what about the person who doesn't know us? Even when you're a so-called "good black," you still have to prepare yourself for all of the indignities of daily life as a black person in America.
Videos
The Army updated controversial regulations Thursday that had said it was acceptable to refer to African-American service members as "Negro."
Politics
As CNN first reported, the Army's Oct. 22 "Army Command Policy" document contained a section on "race and ethnic code definitions
College
Our intolerance of intolerance, in other words, must include intolerance of intolerant terms.
Black Voices
"We thought it would give the courts the information it needed without creating discomfort," Hurley said of the organization's
New York
What is now the Metropolitan Transit Authority's 126th Street bus depot sits atop a colonial-era burial ground for African slaves and free blacks.
Politics
Much of the frenzied activity took place this week behind closed doors (and most decidedly not on C-SPAN), as health care reform entered its final negotiating phase.
Politics
With the exception of one poorly-chosen word, it seems to me to fit the classic definition of a "Washington gaffe" -- accidentally speaking a bald truth, and having to immediately apologize for such unseemliness.
Books
I've interviewed a lot of old DC politicos and sometimes, they use the word 'Negro.' It was a shock to my young ears to hear someone casually use a long outdated term. But I knew these men are the furthest thing from racists.
Media
According to "Game Change," the newly published book about the 2008 presidential campaign, former President Bill Clinton
Comedy
After years of supporting her racist father, Liz Cheney is finally calling out racism where she sees it -- in the words of Harry Reid.
Politics
As an African American Republican, one of the irritations I have is with other Black Republicans who are apologists for racist actions and statements made by white Republican leaders.
Media
It still amazes me how after seven years, the U.S. media is still suckered by what al-Qaeda leaders have to say or preach. Hardly anyone in the Middle East these days pays close attention to their speeches.
Politics
2008-05-14-pollardboxer.jpgYou might assume that the people standing behind the mic at a primary victory speech are local supporters. So who's the black man with the boxing gloves at two of Clinton's victory speeches?