Feature Stories: Articles on Racial Profiling, Immigration Today

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August 25th, 2013
Written by Suzanne Gamboa ... in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
marchers in 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Marchers who gathered in the nation's capital vow to renew the fight for Civil Rights for those areas of equality yet to be attained as well as address the erosion of equal rights in other areas. Tens of thousands of marchers kicked off the 50th anniversary commemorations of the March on Washington, honoring the civil rights progress made since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered...
August 21st, 2013
Written by Phillip Elliott... in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
graduating high school students
WASHINGTON (AP) – Black high school graduates are less ready to succeed in college or a career than whites or other minorities, according to the latest ACT annual report of test results. Just a quarter of this year's high school graduates who took the ACT tests have the reading, math, English and science skills they need to succeed in college or a career, according to data the testing company...
August 21st, 2013
Written by Michael J. Mishak in Feature Stories, Immigration Articles with 0 Comments
Senator Marco Rubio
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Has Senator Marco Rubio cooled on getting an Immigration Reform billed passed? Consider the lead Senator, earlier this year, to ensure passage of a bill out of the Senate, today there is silence. Rubio seems to have turned his focus on President Barack Obama's health care law. On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Rubio told a packed...
August 21st, 2013
Written by Jason Straziuso in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
Nelson and Winnie Mandela
JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Nelson Mandela, the ailing former South African leader, has a kindred spirit and a lot in common with Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. as they both fought for freedom and equality for the oppressed in their respective countries. Mandela, one of the world's most recognizable black leaders, was addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress when he quoted America's...
August 20th, 2013
Written by Jennifer Agiesta in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
a child playing
WASHINGTON (AP) – Results from a national back-to-school poll show deep racial divides on how parents view the quality of education their children are receiving. Views vary from teacher expectations of students to the technology and resources available to students to maximize learning opportunities. The divisions fall along the familiar fault lines of income, education and race that drive so much...