Race & Politics

June 4th, 2013
Written by Chris Kardish – Associated Press in Race & Politics, Race Relations with 0 Comments
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - More than 100 people were arrested Monday at the largest demonstration yet of the North Carolina NAACP's weeks-long protest of the conservative policies of the Republican-led General Assembly. Police estimated that roughly 1,000 people attended a rally late Monday afternoon behind the Legislative Building on Halifax Mall. Hundreds then entered the building. Upwards of 150...
May 9th, 2013
Written by Hope Yen in Race & Politics, Latest News with 2 Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) - Making history, America's blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data shows. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined for the first time since 1996. Blacks were the only race or ethnic group to show an increase in voter turnout last...
May 8th, 2013
Written by Erica Werner in Race & Politics, Latest News with 0 Comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — A landmark immigration bill in the Senate is facing a critical trial — whether it can survive hundreds of amendments from the left and right and still emerge relatively intact. The test will begin Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As of Tuesday evening's deadline for filing amendments, some 300 were offered by Democrats and Republicans. A number of them,...
May 7th, 2013
Written by Pablo Gorondi - Associated Press in Race & Politics, Latest News with 0 Comments
WJC Warns Europe Of Neo-Nazi Political Party Resurgence BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - The World Jewish Congress said Tuesday it is greatly concerned about the emergence of neo-Nazi parties such as the Golden Dawn in Greece, Jobbik in Hungary, and Germany's National Democratic Party. A study presented at the WJC assembly in Budapest, the Hungarian capital, highlighted the links regarding the...
May 2nd, 2013
Written by D. A. Barber in Race & Politics, Latest News with 0 Comments
Representatives of nearly all U.S. national Sikh organizations - including United Sikhs, the Sikh Coalition, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Sikhs For Justice - gathered with lawmakers April 24 on Capitol Hill for the launch of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus. While most political caucuses typically organize around common affiliations or ideological goals, the Sikh...


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