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  • Black buying power on upswing, Nielsen says

     Black buying power on upswing, Nielsen says
    Black Americans want positive cultural images, want to support black-owned businesses, and value seeing more African-American faces in advertising and celebrity brand endorsements, according to a Nielsen report released Friday on black spending power....
  • Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...
  • Yakima Valley Latinos getting a voice, with court's help

    Yakima Valley Latinos getting a voice, with court's help
    Graciela Villanueva should have been hosting a victory party on election night, celebrating a successful run for school board in this verdant valley of apples and wine grapes, peaches and hops. She had already been appointed to the spot on the Yakima...
  • Council seeks feedback on elections

    City officials will solicit feedback from community groups about whether Glendale should establish council districts after they received a letter from a private attorney alleging the current at-large voting system is polarizing minorities in local...
  • Lawsuits target companies for transgender discrimination

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a pair of lawsuits on Thursday against companies in Florida and Michigan accused of discriminating against transgender employees.  Both lawsuits cite violations under the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
  • Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

    Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach
    The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida...
  • Crimean critics call foul as region votes in first Russian election

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six months after Russia annexed Crimea, residents of the Black Sea peninsula cast their first votes in a Russian election - an election many of them are calling unfair and undemocratic. Campaigning before Sunday's local and regional...
  • Stu Bykofsky: 'Privilege' to be white? Not quite

    My "white privilege" was sharing a bedroom with my sister in a South Bronx tenement until I was 15 and she was 11. My parents slept on a bed in the living room. Then we moved out of a neighborhood of close scrapes and fire escapes to a Brooklyn public-...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • University of Hartford Celebrates Civil Rights Law

    University of Hartford Celebrates Civil Rights Law
    In 1964, it was hard to imagine there would be a black mayor, never mind a black president. It was hard to imagine that women would be running major corporations. It was hard to imagine children with disabilities in the same classrooms with other...
  • Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections

    Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections
    The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups. "It's political life or death," said...