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Engage: Why two female officers sued Dept. of Defense to serve in combat
Two female Army Reserve officers recently filed a historic lawsuit against the Department of Defense and Army to allow women to fight in combat.
May 28th, 2012
02:02 PM ET

Engage: Why two female officers sued Dept. of Defense to serve in combat

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Columnist: Why military women are fighting for right to die in combat –The Washington Post

Profile: Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio, first Latina military pilot; commercial airline pilot - Fox News Latino

In effort to curb bullying, an Oxnard, California school district bans racial epithet used to belittle those from Mexico indigenous community - The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg's wife, is 'dream' of 'Tiger Moms' everywhere– Buzzfeed

Black, gay Christians find home in Harlem church –The New York Times

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Engage: Oregon bans Native American mascots in public schools
Oregon's board of education voted yesterday to ban American Indian mascots in public schools.
May 18th, 2012
01:12 PM ET

Engage: Oregon bans Native American mascots in public schools

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Native American mascots banned in Oregon public schools - The South County Spotlight

As Kansas commemorates Brown v. Board of Education, governor apologizes for segregation - Reuters

Florida Division of Election division increases efforts to curb noncitizen voting –The New York Times

How, why America developed a racial categorization system - Slate

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Engage: After lawsuit, New York police plan changes to stop-and-frisk policy
Opponents of the New York Police Department 's "stop, question and frisk" policy march through the Bronx on January 27.
May 17th, 2012
03:13 PM ET

Engage: After lawsuit, New York police plan changes to stop-and-frisk policy

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Commissioner outlines changes after lawsuit against NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy - The New York Times

House narrowly passes partisan Violence Against Women Act - Christian Science Monitor

Census data shows shift in Latino demographic across the country - The Huffington Post

Opinion: Asian-Americans grapple with alternative to affirmative action - San Francisco Chronicle

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Engage: U.S. Senate sued over DREAM Act
Activists protest earlier this year in opposition to the DREAM Act. Now, some supporters of the Act are suing the Senate.
May 16th, 2012
12:57 PM ET

Engage: U.S. Senate sued over DREAM Act

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DREAM Act activists, supporters sue Senate - The Washington Times

The murder of an innocent Texan, Carlos DeLuna - The Daily Beast

Young Latinas bring back "fajas", or girdles, to achieve hourglass figures - The New York Times

Asian-American masculinity celebrated in "Manhood" project - Colorlines

 

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Engage: State scholarships not always going to the most needy
A recent study reported that more state grant dollars are given based on merit, rather than financial need.
May 15th, 2012
12:56 PM ET

Engage: State scholarships not always going to the most needy

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Report: State college aid increasingly rewarded to wealthy– The Washington Post

Opinion: Navigating Mexican-American identity as an Angeleno non-immigrant - The Los Angeles Times

'Lost' actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje creates film culled from "cultural identity crisis" he faced as a black Nigerian child raised by white British foster parents - The Guardian

Workers over 55 face tough job search ahead - The Latino Times

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Engage: Is being fat really what black women want?
A recent article in the New York Times suggested that black women are overweight by choice.
May 14th, 2012
12:50 PM ET

Engage: Is being fat really what black women want?

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Opinion: Social, environmental factors play role in increased number of women of color who are overweight  - Time, in response to this article

Profile: Chess champ may be the next Bobby Fischer - National Public Radio

University of Southern California honors interned Japanese students with degrees - The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Injustices remain with NYPD's stop and frisk program - The New York Times

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Engage: Mitt Romney apologizes after report of prep school bullying
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been accused of bullying a young man presumed to be gay, and has since apologized.
May 11th, 2012
01:09 PM ET

Engage: Mitt Romney apologizes after report of prep school bullying

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Presidential candidate apologizes after report outlines bullying behavior in high school - The Washington Post

Top female sergeant now fighting for her job - The New York Times

Presidential candidates head to Nevada to court Latino voters - National Public Radio

Adoptee discovers "home"  in motherhood - The Los Angeles Times

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Engage: How will key voting blocs respond to president's support of same-sex marriage?
President Obama told ABC News' Robin Roberts that he supports same-sex marriage.
May 10th, 2012
01:00 PM ET

Engage: How will key voting blocs respond to president's support of same-sex marriage?

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Touré: How will black voters respond to President Obama's support of gay marriage? –Time

Analysis: Latino response to president's support of same-sex marriage - Univision

U.S. Justice Department will sue Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio over alleged civil rights violations - Bloomberg Businessweek

Census: Asian-Americans fasting growing group of last 10 years - Colorlines

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Engage: Education blogger fired after questioning Black Studies legitimacy
A Chronicle of Higher Education blogger received backlash for calling Black Studies a 'claptrap' in a recent post.
May 9th, 2012
02:03 PM ET

Engage: Education blogger fired after questioning Black Studies legitimacy

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Education blogger fired after response to post that called black studies a "claptrap"– The Huffington Post

Opinion: How Mitt Romney could reach Latino voters - Politico

Against Me! singer Tom Gabel to transition to woman - Rolling Stone

President Obama connects with Asian-American voters - Chicago Tribune

United Nations fact finder suggests returning Mount Rushmore to Sioux Indians - Time Magazine

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Engage: Writer of HBO's 'Girls' responds to criticism
Lena Dunham (center) said ignoring criticism about lack of diversity on "Girls" would go against her beliefs.
May 8th, 2012
01:46 PM ET

Engage: Writer of HBO's 'Girls' responds to criticism

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Writer, star of HBO's 'Girls' speaks on criticism surrounding show's lack of diversity – National Public Radio

ABC News, Univision to launch 24-hour English-language news network for growing Latino viewership - Los Angeles Times

Author Toni Morrison releases new book called 'Home' - The New York Times

First Asian-American  judge confirmed to serve in the 9th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals - San Francisco Chronicle

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