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Birmingham’s Perspective on Religious Divides

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Blacks and whites from around the metro area gathered for a conversation on race and religion at Sixteenth Street Baptist...

Income, Race Disparities Persist in Higher Education Opportunities

By Tiffany Pennamon Diverse Education While the United States has made progress in increasing postsecondary attainment, data trends show that there are still persisting inequalities in...

Sickle Cell Patients Suffer Discrimination, Poor Care — And Shorter Lives

By Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News NeDina Brocks-Capla sits in her kitchen in San Francisco. Her son Kareem Jones died at age 36 from sickle cell...

New University of Alabama diversity chief sets goals

The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — G. Christine Taylor, the University of Alabama’s vice president and associate provost for diversity, equity and inclusion, is...

Multiracial Coalition plans 10-day march against white supremacy

By Errin Haines Whack Associated Press A multi-racial coalition of anti-white supremacy activists plans to march from Charlottesville, Virginia to Washington D.C. Ted Eytan/Flickr Commons A multi-racial...

President Obama’s most effective speeches on race

By the Birmingham Times President Barack Obama’s legacy will include accomplishments both foreign and domestic but history cannot ignore the role race played on the...

Breaking the Blue Wall: Law enforcement, citizens discuss race and policing

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times This year, there have been 736 people killed in police-involved shootings, and 38 officers killed in the line of duty....

FBI director visits Birmingham to speak on law enforcement and race

Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times On FBI Director James B. Comey’s desk sits a single piece of paper from October 1963. The paper is a memo from...

NATIONAL BLACK PROGRAMMING CONSORTIUM RELEASES STATEMENT

New Executive Director Makes Push to Advance the Dialogue  on Race in America in Wake of Recent Attacks NEW YORK (July 7, 2015)—Leslie Fields-Cruz, executive director...

Making Certain Every Child Achieves

Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League  By passing this bill, we bridge the gap between helplessness and hope for more than 5 million educationally...

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