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Magic Johnson to Join Push to Help Minority Boys

Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson will help lead a White House push to get more Americans involved in reversing underachievement among young minority men, President Barack Obama said Friday.

05/30/2014

President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2014 in West Point, N.Y. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Is Calling On Americans To Mentor Young Minority Men

President Barack Obama is calling on all Americans to get involved with his push to reverse underachievement among young minority men by getting involved with mentorship and tutoring programs.

05/30/2014

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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students

U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.

05/04/2014

A young supporter listens as former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to a crowd. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Poll: Younger Republicans Feel Candidate Diversity Is The Key To Winning

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. has found that younger Republicans feel the GOP should nominate more women and minorities as candidates in order to bolster the party’s chances of winning elections.

08/26/2013

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Scalia: Court Shouldn’t ‘Invent New Minorities’

The U.S. Supreme Court is making decisions that should be left to Congress or the people, from wiretapping to “inventing” new classes of minorities, Justice Antonin Scalia said Monday.

08/19/2013

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Biden: Senate GOP Cowers To Ted Cruz, Rand Paul

Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.

06/12/2013

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Report: Analysts Find Segregation in Maryland Schools

A published report says Maryland’s public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state’s student population grows more diverse.

04/18/2013

The 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.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Stewart Rips Paul Over Race ‘History Lesson’ At Howard University

The 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.

04/12/2013

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Study: Minorities In Poor Neighborhoods Less Likely To Receive CPR, Survive

Minorities who suffer heart attacks in poor neighborhoods are not nearly as likely to receive proper CPR compared to if they were to suffer from cardiac arrest in affluent white neighborhoods.

11/02/2012

Owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney, waves to the fans during the Super Bowl XLV Pep Rally on Jan. 28, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

BET Founder Wants Corporate America to Adopt NFL Rule to Help Minorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that the National Football League has a record number of head coaches who are black and Hispanic, can Fortune 500 companies borrow from the league’s diversity playbook and see similar results […]

10/14/2011

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