Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern says her words were "not spoken correctly" and is apologizing after making comments that implied African-Americans and women in general make less money than white men because they don't work as hard. Full story
29 states have adopted or are considering laws that would require citizens to show a government-issued ID before they cast a ballot. But there are approximately $21 million people – like college students and African-Americans – who do not have a current government photo ID. The Advancement Project C
Some 320 websites and newspapers that belong to Associated Press Sports Editors slightly improved their racial hiring practices last year, according to a study released Wednesday, though they failed again to make any strides in gender hiring for key newsroom positions. Full story
African-American voters helped catapult President Barack Obama into the White House in 2008 and now he’s pulling out all stops to get them back to the polls in 2012, but will it be enough? Author Sophia Nelson discusses.
Takedown: Ed Schultz talks about “The Donald’s” comments on African-Americans.
Are too many African-Americans putting all expectation on President Obama? Cornel West, Rev. Al Sharpton, Velma Hart, and Robert Traynham of the Comcast Network get into a heated debate.
Football hall of famer and founder of Amer-I-Can Jim Brown, a non-profit that focuses on education of at-risk youth, says addressing family and community issues will also improve the opportunities for young African-Americans.
Have the recent political debates brought to light issues African-Americans care about? Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, Democratic strategist Karen Finney and NAACP’s Ben Jealous discuss.
Victor Mooney seen on his rowboat bound for New York, aiming to become the first African-American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean leaving from Goree Island situated around 5 kms from Dakar, Senegal Sunday, May 7, 2006. A Brooklynite with a hodgepodge of causes set off from West Africa Sunday i