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April 23rd, 2012
12:19 PM ET

Engage: 'Girls,' writers criticized for 'hipster racism'

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Can racist comments ever be 'ironic?' - The Atlantic Wire

Alabama to watch closely as Supreme Court debates Arizona immigration law - The Birmingham News

Opinion: Obama, Romney 'hispandering,' not understanding - San Antonio Express-News

As Harlem's demographics shift, black leaders fear political, symbolic losses - The New York Times

Survey: Two-thirds of kids with autism targeted by bullies - NPR

Trayvon Martin case revitalizes black media - Poynter.org

Engage: At center of battle for women's votes: Ann Romney
Republican Mitt Romney's wife is stumping more, a move the campaign hopes will draw women voters.
April 20th, 2012
11:38 AM ET

Engage: At center of battle for women's votes: Ann Romney

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'Ann Romney has always been a big asset for Mitt, really to humanize him' - NPR

Journalism organization UNITY drops 'journalists of color' from name - BET

Opinion: I'm a white, highly educated mom, businesswoman, taxpayer - and illegal immigrant - Huffington Post

Veterans Affairs to increase mental health staffing - The New York Times

FBI won't reopen investigation into Pine Ridge Indian Reservation deaths - Native News Network

Are prisons the new sweatshops? - Mother Jones

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Engage: Is 'Think Like a Man' disparaging single women?
The movie "Think Like a Man," based on a book by comedian Steve Harvey, opens April 20.
April 19th, 2012
02:05 PM ET

Engage: Is 'Think Like a Man' disparaging single women?

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Opinion: 'Think Like a Man' blames single black women for their singleness – Ms. Magazine blog

Vatican reprimands U.S. Catholic nuns for 'radical feminist themes incompatible with Christian faith' - The New York Times

New YouTube channel spotlights Hispanic celebrities, pop culture - The San Antonio Express-News

Opinion: Attention on lack of diversity in HBO series 'Girls' compounded by racial comments - Colorlines

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Engage: Duke study says racial makeup of juries affects trial outcomes
A study in the Quarterly Journal of Economics showed how conviction rates varied based on races of jury members.
April 18th, 2012
12:02 PM ET

Engage: Duke study says racial makeup of juries affects trial outcomes

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With no blacks in the jury pool, blacks convicted 81% of the time, whites convicted 66% of the time - Colorlines

Presidential campaigns focus on Latino voters with organizers, websites, ads - The Washington Post

'The Bachelor' could face discrimination lawsuit - EW.com

'The Education of Auma Obama' documentary explores how family shapes identity - The Root

Studies: Poor, urban 'food desert' neighborhoods might have enough access to fruits, veggies - The New York Times

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Engage: The late Manning Marable wins Pulitzer for Malcolm X biography
Manning Marable with a depiction of Malcolm X.
April 17th, 2012
11:08 AM ET

Engage: The late Manning Marable wins Pulitzer for Malcolm X biography

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Marable's 'Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention' wins history Pulitzer - NewsOne

Florida Supreme Court to consider whether undocumented immigrant can join Florida Bar - South Florida Sun Sentinel

Opinions: Are gay rights still controversial? - The New York Times Room for Debate

Black male teens' perspectives: 'I don't think it's about a hoodie. I think it's about race' - Tampa Bay Times

California tribe seeks short-term river closure to protect from harassment during ceremony - Native News Network

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Engage: Symbolism behind first black 'Mad Men' character
Actress Teyonah Parris plays Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce's first African-American employee.
April 16th, 2012
12:01 PM ET

Engage: Symbolism behind first black 'Mad Men' character

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Teyonah Parris on 'Mad Men' character: 'I realize a lot of responsibility comes with this role' - Los Angeles Times Show Tracker See also: Opinion: Old 'Mad Men' prejudices linger - Detroit Free Press

University of California San Diego to overhaul racial harassment policies - San Diego Union-Tribune

Programs try to halt homelessness among veterans - NPR

Opinion: Why is bilingual education in decline? - Huffington Post Latino Voices

First out lesbian ordained by Presbyterian Church - The Advocate

After years of education, children of U.S. immigrants returning to home countries - The New York Times

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Engage: 'War on Women' has parties fighting for women's vote
A comment about Ann Romney's qualifications to advise her husband on women's economic issues has sparked discussion.
April 13th, 2012
12:30 PM ET

Engage: 'War on Women' has parties fighting for women's vote

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In 'War on Women,' who wins female voters? - National Public Radio

Statistics disprove myths about black crime in the U.S. - Colorlines

Polls indicate opinion divide on Trayvon Martin case, but not on self-defense principles - The Los Angeles Times

Federal complaint alleges businessman of Ponzi scheme that defrauded church members - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A history of the LGBT punk movement - Out Magazine

Engage: Federal government to pay $1 billion settlement to American Indian tribes
Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the settlement with 41 tribes today.
April 12th, 2012
03:30 PM ET

Engage: Federal government to pay $1 billion settlement to American Indian tribes

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U.S. government and tribes settled on mismanagement lawsuit  - NPR

Texas A&M to get first African-American Corps of Cadets commander - The Washington Post

Michelle Obama discusses veterans on 'The Colbert Report' - Los Angeles Times

Muslim businesses see success thanks to growing number of American Muslim consumers - The Huffington Post

Engage: Is Ozzie Guillen's 5-game suspension fair?
Some didn't accept Ozzie Guillen's apology after a press conference held to retract his comments about Fidel Castro.
April 11th, 2012
01:13 PM ET

Engage: Is Ozzie Guillen's 5-game suspension fair?

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Would Marlins manager's 'I love Fidel' comments matter in a different city? - Christian Science Monitor

Wrestler takes anti-illegal immigration message to the ring  -The Los Angeles Times

Study: Food stamps decreased poverty during recession - The New York Times

Report shows education gap for Latinos - The Los Angeles Times

Engage: Mississippi hate crime sentence brings questions about race relations
Deryl Dedmon pleaded guilty to murder and a hate-crime charge in Mississippi last month.
April 9th, 2012
01:17 PM ET

Engage: Mississippi hate crime sentence brings questions about race relations

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First Mississippi hate criminal sent to prison; Poll shows Americans still divided by race - Newsweek

'Hunger Games' heroine shows new type of female lead - The New York Times

U.S. border patrol agents appeal to Mexican media to show dangers of illegally crossing border– The Los Angeles Times

Church hats, an Easter highlight, a dying tradition in some churches - The Washington Post

The forgotten Titanic passenger - The Chicago Tribune

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