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D.C. Voting Rights Bill Wins Crucial Senate Vote

Afro American Newspaper , News Report, James Wright , Feb 26, 2009

A historic vote in the U.S. Senate, with Republican support, sets the stage for the possibility that residents of Washington, D.C. soon will have Congressional representation.

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People Want First Lady to Include Black Designer Wear

Washington Informer, News Report, Valencia Mohammed, Contributing Writer, Jan 30, 2009

Discerning fashionistas are waiting for the First Lady to embrace African-American and African designers, a discussion taking place within the glare of the public spotlight.

Should Susan Rice Go to the U.N.?

Black Press International , Commentary, William Reed, Jan 18, 2009

While Sen. Clinton’s nomination as Secretary of State has raised questions about President Elect-Obama’s vision of America’s role in the Mideast, so too has his selection of Susan Rice as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Media Putting Too Much Lipstick on that Pig

Black Press International.com , Commentary, By William Reed, Nov 30, 2008

That the election of Sen. Barack Obama has moved America into a "post-racial" era is wishful thinking at best.

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Afro American Tribune Informs DC-Area Readers

New America Media, Media Profile, Adina Young, Jun 25, 2008

Multi-tasking reporters at the century-old Baltimore newspaper keep African Americans up to date on national issues and local events. An increasingly diverse staff has served the paper well, they say.

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Access Washington – Weekly Immigration Update

New America Media , News Digest, Wendy Sefsaf, Jun 02, 2008

On this week's immigration news from Washington D.C., the Senate drops an ag worker provision, USCIS outlines its goals and news anchors are blasted for anti-immigrant stance. Traducción al español

Immigration Reform Under the Next U.S. President

New America Media, News Report, Wendy Sefsaf, May 21, 2008

Immigration advocates say the prospect of imminent reform is slim, but the way the issue plays out in the election could change the face of the electorate and the Republican Party.

The Baltimore Times: Making a Difference

New America Media, Media Profile, Janine Cooper, May 09, 2008

While most of the staff at the Baltimore Times are African-American, the magazine’s appeal is targeted at a much wider audience. It recently launched a small business publication and continues serving the community.

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News in Many Languages

American Today, News Report, Sally Acharya, May 08, 2008

SOC Professor Chuang wants her journalism students to be comfortable walking through ethnic and minority group doors.

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Between Bootstraps and the Bullet

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Apr 04, 2008

Dr. King's vision included a just society where workers earned a decent wage. His support for the striking sanitation workers in Memphis in 1968 pointed toward his efforts to lay bare the economic policies that underpin poverty in America.

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