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Fewer Mexican Immigrants Are Coming to US, Those Who Do Are More Educated

The share of Mexicans among all foreign-born persons who migrated to the U.S. dwindled sharply in the same time period, from 28.9% to 9.6%. Mexico fell from the country that sent the most migrants to the U.S. to third place…

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The Hidden Story of Two African American Women Found in a 19th-Century Book

Kate was in the midst of organizing the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition, “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence,” commemorating the more than 80-year movement for women to obtain the right to vote.

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HBCUs Endorsed by DJ Envy, Discover the Unexpected Program Ambassador

My path to becoming a Discover the Unexpected ambassador started when I made the decision to go to Hampton University. My mother stressed education and emphasized the importance of getting a degree at a Black institution.

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Flying While Black: Stop the U.S. Congress from Raising Air Travel Taxes

The tax, known as the passenger facility charge, is a locally enforced but federally authorized fee that every passenger must pay at U.S. commercial airports. Nearly every airport in America charges it.

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Why Would HUD Gut Its Own Disparate Impact Rule?

In the August 19 Federal Register, HUD proposed a new rule that would expand the disparate impact rule into a five-step process that would shift the burden of proving discrimination nearly exclusively to plaintiffs.

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NAREB Urges Black Americans Not to Defer Their Dream of Homeownership

According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that

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Despite U.S. Open Loss, Serena Williams is still the Greatest of All Time

“Is Serena the GOAT? She reinvented tennis. She invented #BlackGirlMagic. She has all of the trophies ever, and she stands for equality of women around the globe. Is Serena the greatest athlete of all time? Please,” said The Undefeated Magazine’s managing editor Raina Kelley.

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New App to Help Save Pregnant Black Women and Their Babies Gets $200K in Funding

Irth, an app created by Kimberly Seals Allers, holds doctors accountable for high Black maternal and infant mortality rates.

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Essence Magazine Started on Gloria Hendry’s Living Room Floor!

Gloria Hendry has demonstrated her ability to remain relevant with fans all over the world for 46 years and that’s what makes her unique and extremely extraordinary.

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Mayor of Atlanta Raises $50 Million in Funding to Provide Homes for the Homeless

About $25 million reportedly came from private organizations, such as Ameris Bank which was the last to contribute $114,000 before the city reached the goal.

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A Black and White Life Doesn’t Come Close to Technicolor Living

A lot of the columns I’ve written were about those who prayed and rejoiced and breathed a sigh of relief at the mere thought of a new beginning for me.

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Ending Fair Housing Rule Removes Opportunities for All

Of all the issues confronting Americans, none is more basic than that of housing. Whether renting or owning a home, every family needs a place…

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