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Soldier Sues Army For $100 Million Over Tattoo RulesIt’s been a busy week for the Department of Defense with calls for a review of new military regulations concerning appearance that one soldier is even suing over.
Black Students More Likely To Be Suspended, Even In PreschoolBlack students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools — even as tiny preschoolers.
Black Doctors' Association To Meet In DC The nation's largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.
Study: 66 Percent Of Americans Believe There Are Situations Where Patient Should Be Allowed To DieA new survey has found that a growing minority of Americans want medical professionals to do everything they can to save a patient's life.
Poll: More Whites Than African Americans Believe Racial Progress Made More Whites than African-Americans believe racial progress has been made over the past 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington.
Bill Cosby Attends Ben's Chili Bowl 55th Anniversary Celebration Bill Cosby was on hand Thursday to celebrate the 55th anniversary of a Washington institution — Ben's Chili Bowl.
Trayvon Martin's Dad Adds Voice To Help Black Men, BoysThe father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be on Capitol Hill for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by African-American boys and men.
Senate Democrats Debate Need For 'Black Agenda'The sole Democratic African-American senator cast doubt on the need for a "black agenda" from the president and on its chances of passage in Congress during a Democratic forum with largely African-American reporters Wednesday.
Stewart Rips Paul Over Race 'History Lesson' At Howard UniversityThe Daily Show’s Jon Stewart ridiculed Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s speech at Howard University, and the comedian offered Paul a “history lesson” rebuttal on how the Republican senator’s party has alienated African-American voters.
Study: 70 Percent Increase In ADHD Diagnoses For African-American YouthA new study finds there has been a 70 percent increase in the number of ADHD diagnoses among African-American children in recent years.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.