TRENTON, N.J. (NNPA) - What was promoted as a "Stop the Violence" rally at the First Baptist Church of Pennington to respond to the alleged rape of a 7-year-old girl in a housing complex quickly became the largest recruitment of community men to join the Peace Keepers, a neighborhood watch program to protect women and children.
(NNPA) - Something once thought to be just a figment of African American imagination – racial discrimination at the doctor's office – might get a reality check soon in light of the new numbers.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top negotiators on financial overhaul legislation said Sunday they were not optimistic about striking a bipartisan agreement on key features of the sweeping bill before a showdown vote on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House counsel Bob Bauer, President Barack Obama's point man in the search for a new Supreme Court justice, manages to get credit both for an even temperament and his finesse with a sledge hammer.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Saturday to withdraw his support for energy and climate legislation if Democratic leaders move first on immigration reform in what he dismissed as ``a cynical political ploy.''
(NNPA) - African-American employees at a Turner Industries plant in Paris, Texas were the subject of racial discrimination and were targeted by management if they complained, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has confirmed.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will not insist that his coming nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court pass any "litmus test" of supporting a woman's right to have an abortion but made clear he will choose a candidate who will consider personal privacy and women's rights.
The National Association of Social Workers today issued this homage to Dr. Dorothy Height, activist, leader and historical figure, who died yesterday at age 98.