NAACP release new report: ‘Misplaced Priorities: Over Incarcerate, Under Educate’

Misplaced Priorities tracks the steady shift of state funds away from education and toward the criminal justice system.

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Blacks seek new political power in once-white suburbs

With more blacks moving from city to suburb, the National Urban League says it is worried states may improperly seek to stem the political clout of African-Americans as they spread into historically white districts.

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Lung and breast cancer survivor becomes first African American to trek from North to South Pole

The 79-year-old has trekked to the North and South poles all the while overcoming lung and breast cancer. Her remarkable story does not end there.

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Google is Actively Recruiting HBCU Alumni

Greetings from Google! As you may have heard, Google is hiring! 2011 is slated to be one of our most aggressive hiring years, and we are working to find top talent. Over the past few years HBCU graduates have made significant contributions to Google’s success. We are excited to continue our relationship with HBCUs and…

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[New Study]Black Men at both ends of economic spectrum at risk for depression

Jobless African-American men might be at a greater risk of suffering from depression, however new research shows, at the other end of the income spectrum, African-American men making $80,000 and upward are also among those at higher risk.

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Meet Justus Williams, the Lebron James of Chess

A quick glance at Justus Williams and he looks like a typical 12-year-old. He’s quiet, loves Jay-Z and Lil’ Wayne, and wears the latest and greatest Air Jordan’s. However, don’t get fooled. Justus isn’t typical at all.

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[Book] The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall and Resurgence of an American Gang

ARU asks author Natalie Y. Moore about the motivations behind her latest book, “The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall and Resurgence of an American Gang.”

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[Great shot] Cast of Miracle at St. Anna: Laz, Omar, Spike, Ealy & Derek

A great shot of the cast of Miracle at St. Anna. Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller, Spike Lee, Michael Ealy, and Derek Luke.

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