WASHINGTON — Late yesterday, the House Committee on Education and Labor held a hearing on the Equality Act, which would extend existing civil rights protections to inc
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In my years as an advocate for racial equality, I've heard countless stories from black men, women, and youth about barriers faced in school, college, finding a job, keeping a
By: Justin Allen, AFROPUNK Contributor | April 9, 2013 | AFROPUNK.com Founded in 2003, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a policy advocacy group based in Washington D.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama met with African-American leaders across various organizations to discuss and address growing concerns regarding the economic crisis that contin