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Brooklyn Native Elected In Utah As First Black Woman Republican Ever In CongressA Brooklyn native was elected in Utah this week as the first black woman Republican in ever in Congress.
Suspects Charged With Hate Crime In Attack On African-American Man In BrooklynPolice have arrested and charged two men who were reportedly from Israel with a hate crime, after they allegedly attacked a 56-year-old African-American man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Study Shows Racial Disparity In Handling Of Criminal Cases In ManhattanA study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.
Council Member-Elect's Comments On 'Knockout Game' Draw IreBrooklyn Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo recently said on Facebook that she believes the attacks against Jews in that area are related to a sense of resentment.
Barclays Center Accused In Lawsuit Of Mistreatment Based On RaceThe Barclays Center has been accused of mistreating luxury box holders who are African-American.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His PresidencyMany who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His PresidencyMany who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
End Near For Zabriskie House In ParamusThe story of 273 Dunkerhook Road in Paramus spans more than two centuries. It's nearly as old as the U.S. Constitution.
New Lupus Drug Benlysta Offers Long-Awaited HopeThe FDA today approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.
Woman Broke Barriers While Breaking StoriesShe was breaking barriers as she was breaking stories. Belva Davis was the first African American television reporter on the West Coast and during her distinguished career she earned multiple Emmy and lifetime achievement awards.

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