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Hampton University's annual Conference on the Black Family will take a look at media's role.
In a startling rebuke to President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and other Democrats picked apart Obamacare on Tuesday as privacy concerns about the program's website multiplied and a video investigation suggested fraudulence among volunteers helping people enroll for government subsidies.
Will President Obama go "surgical" in Syria? Press, pundits and analysts have taken to using key phrases to explain the ever-mutating, ever-dramatic situation — at least until uneasy world leaders arrive on a proper and productive response to the continuing civil unrest.
The Obama administration is planning to mount an aggressive campaign intended to counter the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Voting Rights Act, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is announcing Thursday.
Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder are scheduled to speak at a key civil rights conference organized by the National Urban League each year.
Just before the March on Washington in 1963, President John F. Kennedy summoned six top civil rights leaders to the White House to talk about his fears that civil rights legislation he was moving through Congress might be undermined if the march turned violent.
When black voters gave President Barack Obama 93 percent support on Election Day in defiance of predictions that they might sit it out this year, black leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief.
Long time Washington residents no doubt are familiar with the constant stream of task forces, initiatives and other important-sounding enterprises that pledge to tackle a certain issue and give it the attention it deserves.
A day after President Obama vowed in a speech to leave "no stone unturned" in his quest to reduce gun violence, his spokesman said the president's efforts won't include any new gun-control proposals.