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Sheriff Where Sandra Bland Died Says There’s No Racism In His County

Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith, who oversees the jail where Sandra Bland died, insists there's absolutely no racism in this Texas county where lynchings...

Instagram Restricted Sandra Bland Hashtag To Block Hate Speech

The week after Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell after what appeared to be a routine traffic stop, her name started...

Black Students in the U.S. Get Criminalized While White Students Get Treatment

When black and white kids act up or display troubling behavior at schools, teachers and administrators often address it with differing responses split along...

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found in Marion County

The Marion County Public Health Department has documented the first mosquitoes of the season carrying West Nile virus. No human cases of the virus...

HEALTH FAIR OFFERS ATTENDEES MORE THAN $1,500 WORTH OF FREE SCREENINGS

It’s time for the annual INShape Indiana Black and Minority Health Fair, which takes place from Thursday, July 16 to Sunday, July 19 at...

Congress Struggles to Replace No Child Left Behind

As Congress works toward a comprehensive education policy that will replace the Bush Administration’s No Child Left Behind, two different bills from the House...

Minority Banks Shut Out of Federal Tax-Credit Program

Minority-owned banks are crying foul about the federal government snubbing them for tax credits they say could generate economic development in the nation's most...

African-American Facts for Week of: July 12, 2015

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...

Martin University receives grant from USA Funds

USA Funds awarded Martin University with a $225,000 grant to further improve its student success center, which is responsible for the graduation rate, retention...

Eskenazi Health Dedicates Street Named in Honor of Distinguished Physician

Eskenazi Health is honoring a prominent physician in Indianapolis history with a street recognized in his name.Dr. Harvey Middleton, who was the first African...
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