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Anchoring the National Conversation on Race Don Lemon The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview

Anchoring the National Conversation on Race  Don Lemon The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview with Kam...

 

Team Strawberry! Darryl and Tracy Strawberry “The Imperfect Marriage” Interview

Team Strawberry! Darryl and Tracy Strawberry “The Imperfect Marriage” Interview with Kam Williams PUM...

 

Remarks of President Barack Obama Address to the Nation

Remarks of President Barack Obama Address to the Nation   Washington, D.C. September 10, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery...

 

Colorectal Cancer Tests Save Lives

Colorectal Cancer Tests Save Lives Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cancer killer of men and women in the United States....

 

No Place For Race: Why We Need to Address Economic and Social Factors That Are Crushing Us Every Day

No Place  for Race: Why We Need to Address Economic and Social Factors...

 

SLAVERY & ‘OBAMACARE’ by Jack L. Daniel- PUM Contributor

SLAVERY & ‘OBAMACARE’ by Jack L. Daniel-PUM Contributor...

 

NAACP President & CEO Announces Plans to Step Down from Association

NAACP President & CEO Announces Plans to Step Down from Association Benjamin Todd Jealous will remain in role through December 31, 2013...

 

Some of My Best Friends: A White Woman’s Journey into Racial Profiling by Jane Critchlow

Some of My Best Friends: A White Woman’s Journey into Racial Profiling by Jane Critchlow MagCloud Paperback,...

 

NUM One on One with Newt Gingrich

What’s New with Newt! Newt Gingrich The “Crossfire” Interview with Kam Williams    ...

 

Southern Poverty Law Center Report: Antigovernment 'Patriot' Movement Continues Explosive Growth, Poses Rising Threat of Violence

Southern Poverty Law Center Report: Antigovernment 'Patriot' Movement Continues Explosive Growth, Poses Rising Threat of Violence  ...

 

Gil Robertson The “Where Did Our Love Go?” Interview

Award-Winning Author Assesses the State of Black Relationships- Gil Robertson The “Where Did Our Love Go?” Interview...

 

Education Alert: SAT Exam Is Being Redesigned

Education Alert: SAT Exam Is Being Redesigned   Famed college admissions exam will “better meet” needs of students and...

 

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the United States Capitol

  Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the United States Capitol     Ms. Parks is the FIRST African-American woman to have...

 

Lupe Fiasco, Rapper, Thrown Off Stage At Inaugural Concert

  Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco  reportedly created a bit of a row on Sunday by insulting President Obama during...

 

OUR FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT and A BLACK AGENDA

OUR FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT and A BLACK AGENDA By, Jack L. Daniel, Distinguished Service Professor, University of Pittsburgh...

 

Inauguration 2013: President Obama's second inauguration speech

Inauguration 2013: President Obama's second inauguration speech Here is a transcript of President Obama’s second inaugural...

 

Search for answers begins after school massacre

Search for answers begins after school massacre Shannon Hicks/The Newtown Bee   People in the small Connecticut community...

 

California Democratic U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein To Introduce Bill Banning Assault Weapons

California Democratic U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein To Introduce Bill Banning Assault Weapons   California Democratic U.S....

 

The Newtown Victims

The Newtown Victims Remembering the names and faces of the 27 children and adults killed on Dec. 14, 2012   Click Here...

 

Rebuild the Dream by Van Jones

  Rebuild the Dream by Van Jones Nation Books Hardcover, $25.99 320 pages ISBN: 978-1-56858-714-1...

 

NUM One on One with Soledad O'Brien-The "Who is Black in America" Interview

Color Her Cool   Soledad O’Brien The “Who Is Black in America?” Interview...

 

NAACP Report Reveals Disparate Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants

NAACP Report Reveals Disparate Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants “Coal Blooded” ranks plants, power companies on...

 

November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month   In 1995, President Clinton first proclaimed November to be National Adoption Month....

 

NAACP Calls On Congress to Prevent The Nation From Falling Over the “Fiscal Cliff” and to Halt Devastating Budget Cuts

NAACP Calls On Congress to Prevent The Nation From Falling Over the “Fiscal Cliff” and to Halt Devastating Budget Cuts URGES...

 

Study: Black Male Incarcerations Jumped 500% from 1986 to 2004, Resulting in a Mental Health Crisis

Study: Black Male Incarcerations Jumped 500% from 1986 to 2004, Resulting in a Mental Health Crisis by Dr. Boyce Watkins A...

 

Works in Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation

    Works in Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation     In...

 

Chicago Marks 436th Homicide, Surpassing Last Year’s Total

Chicago Marks 436th Homicide, Surpassing Last Year’s Total     The city of Chicago has been plagued by violence, and...

 

Black Male Imprisonment Exaggerates Black Progression

Black Male Imprisonment Exaggerates Black Progression   . According to a recent article published on NYTimes.com ,...

 

Artur Davis: Ex-Obama Ally on Switch to GOP

Artur Davis: Ex-Obama Ally on Switch to GOP August 27, 2012 at 12:07 AM   The Washington Post ( The Root ) --...

 

NAACP to Police: Stop Macing Students

  NAACP to Police: Stop Macing Students     By:  Jenée Desmond-Harris   | ...

 

Dunkin Donuts in Hot Water with African Americans

    Dunkin Donuts in Hot Water with African Americans     by Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.Chair and Associate Professor...

 

James Holmes Picture: Photo of Colo. shooting suspect released

James Holmes Picture: Photo of Colo. shooting suspect released   A photograph of James Holmes, the man suspected of opening fire...

 

The Main Event Sugar Ray Leonard “The Big Fight” Interview

The Main Event             Sugar Ray Leonard “The Big Fight” Interview with Kam...

 

Min. Louis Farrakhan and Nation of Islam Take to the Streets to Stop Black-on-Black Violence

Min. Louis Farrakhan and Nation of Islam Take to the Streets to Stop Black-on-Black Violence       by Dr. Boyce...

 

Remarks by the President on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

Remarks by the President on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act   East Room 12:15 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: ...

 

Commercialized Rappers Have Become Modern Day Drug Dealers

  Commercialized Rappers Have Become Modern Day Drug Dealers       by Dr. Boyce Watkins,...

 

Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky convicted of child sex abuse

Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky convicted of child sex abuse Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky faces...

 

After Public Outcry, Adidas Cancels the Sneakers with Shackles

After Public Outcry, Adidas Cancels the Sneakers with Shackles   After massive public backlash, Adidas has announced that it no...

 

Robert L. Johnson Calls For New Focus On Wealth Creation In The Black Community

Robert L. Johnson Calls For New Focus On Wealth Creation In The Black Community In an address to the Conservative Black Forum hosted by...

 

Walking While Black: Florida Police Resist Calls to Arrest Shooter of Unarmed Teen, Trayvon Martin

Walking While Black: Florida Police Resist Calls to Arrest Shooter of Unarmed Teen, Trayvon Martin   The...

 

NATION’S RENTERS FACE SEVERE AFFORDABLE RENTAL SHORTAGE

NATION’S RENTERS FACE SEVERE AFFORDABLE RENTAL SHORTAGE In 2010, there were 9.8 million extremely low income renter households in the...

 

Dr. Maya Angelou Receives Inaugural Dignity & Respect Champion Award

Dr. Maya Angelou Receives Inaugural Dignity & Respect Champion Award   Recognized for Her Lifelong...

 

Rep. Gary Ackerman calls on Obama to honor slaves who built White House

Rep. Gary Ackerman calls on Obama to honor slaves who built White House   WASHINGTON - A U.S....

 

Whitney Houston, Superstar of Records, Films, Dies

Whitney Houston, Superstar of Records, Films, Dies Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image...

 

More People Are Texting and Driving

More People Are Texting and Driving function translationdrop(b1) { var e=document.getElementById("translangcomp1"); if (...

 

Statement by the President on Hanukkah

Statement by the President on Hanukkah   Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah around the world....

 

Kiron Skinner Joins Newt Gingrich's Foreign Policy Team

  Kiron Skinner Joins Newt Gingrich's Foreign Policy Team       The conservative scholar is...

 

Hip-Hop Pioneer Shares His Vision for the Occupy Wall Street Movement -Russell Simmons

Hip-Hop Pioneer Shares His Vision for the Occupy Wall Street Movement Russell Simmons The “Occupy Wall Street”...

 

The White House Christmas Tree Arrives

The White House Christmas Tree Arrives     First Lady Michelle Obama is joined by...

 

The American oil giant Chevron has been named the "most toxic" energy company of 2011

      Amazon Defense Coalition: Chevron Named "Most Toxic" Energy Company of 2011...

 

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