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Poll: Obama Job Approval Rating 84 Percent Among Black Americans   (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama Job Approval Rating 84 Percent Among Black Americans

President Obama’s approval rating among black Americans has averaged 84 percent throughout 2014, remaining about 40 percent higher than his approval rating among Americans as a whole.


For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.  (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

African-American Professor: Reagan Did More To Help Black Education Than Obama

Dr. Jahi Issa credits President Reagan with doing more to help fund black teachers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


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Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Very Concerned About U.S. Ebola Outbreak

The presence of Ebola patients in the U.S., including the death of one infected Dallas patient, has increased American concern with the spread of the virus.


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Hagel: ‘Racially Biased’ Military Hair Regulations Have Been Amended

After controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.


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Obama Talks Race Relations in Remarks About Trayvon Martin

President Barack Obama says black Americans feel pain after the Trayvon Martin verdict because of a “history that doesn’t go away.”