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Summit Focuses on Subtle Racism

African-Americans and other people of color frequently confront racism in the workplace. But they are often hesitant to complain to supervisors or act on such behavior because it is so subtle they cannot be sure it is racism.

Facing the Wind: Protecting the Environment through Education and Action

Recent climate changes cannot be explained by natural causes alone.

Facing the Wind: Common Greenhouse Gases

Carbon dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas that is contributing to recent climate change.

Pressure Mounts for Higher Federal Minimum Wage

Civil rights groups, labor organizer and their allies are stepping up pressure on Congress to pass legislation raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016.

Chuck Stone, 89, Renowned Journalist and NABJ Founder, Dies

Chuck Stone, a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists and a noted writer, editor and columnist for the black press, died Sunday. He was 89.

Sharpton Denies Being Mob Snitch for FBI

The Rev. Al Sharpton dismissed reports that he was a paid mob informant for the FBI in the 1980s.

CBC Blasts Paul Ryan's Budget Proposal

The Congressional Black Caucus lambasted Rep. Paul Ryan's 2015 federal budget proposal, saying it ignores struggling Americans.

NAACP Chafes at Supreme Court's Campaign-Donor Decision

The Supreme Court's decision Wednesday to strike down federal limits on campaign contributions drew criticism from the leader of the NAACP as not being in the best interest of democracy.

Young Voters Fight for Political Leverage, Agency in Changing Economic Climate

D.C. voters between the ages of 18 and 29 engaged both council and mayoral hopefuls through college, community civic organization forums throughout election season.

Obama: 'The Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay'

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that more than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance under the president's Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline passed.

Report: Black Women in U.S. Making Progress, But More Action Needed

A report released Friday found that black women in the United States have made significant progress since key historical markers, but there are many areas that remain in need of dire national attention and urgent action.

Deadline Nears for Health Care Enrollment

With just days remaining before the deadline to sign up for insurance under President Barack Obama's signature health care law, recruiters in the District are leaving no stone unturned.

Ministers Join Fight Against 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

Leading ministers of the National Baptist Convention, USA., Inc., announced Tuesday they are working to repeal the controversial "stand your ground" laws around the country through a newly-formed National Pastors' Task Force.

CBC Demands Change to 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

The Congressional Black Caucus is the latest organization to formally protest "stand your ground" laws in place throughout the nation, arguing that they are racially discriminatory and should be repealed in the states that have them.

NNPA Luncheon Focuses on Black Economics, Growing Income Gap

The economic status of African-Americans and the "crisis-level" income gap between the rich and the poor was the agenda of this year's State of the Black Press luncheon Friday at the National Press Club in D.C.

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