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  • Minority vote 2014
    Surge in minority vote led to Republican wave
    The Republican sweep of the battleground Senate seats left conservatives both elated and shocked. No one had predicted the enormity of the Democratic rout that left pundits and politicians scrambling for explanations. An analysis of exit polls...
  • Daniel Ken Holtzclaw: Sex on patrol? Cop sexually abused eight minority women
    Daniel Ken Holtzclaw: Sex on patrol? Cop sexually abused eight minority women
    Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a three year patrolman with the Oklahoma City Police Department, has been placed on leave after multiple black women in the community have stepped forward alleging sexual abuse. Holtzclaw, 27, is accused of abusing his shield...
  • White students majority
    White students, majority? Nope, America’s schools now dominated by minorities
    The minorities are now the majority. White students have taken a back seat to students of other races and ethnicities in America’s public schools, says a new study. Starting with the fall semester, schools across the country, for the first...
  • Romney and minorities
    Mitt admits minorities lost him the election
    Mitt Romney popped up on the CBS This Morning show recently to announce that he lost the 2012 presidential election because "We didn't get as many African-American voters as we should have, didn't get as many Hispanic voters as we...
  • Joel Adam Russell
    AN INTERVIEW WITH JOEL ADAM RUSSELL
    "I currently live in Visalia, but as far as where I call "Home" that varies. Home has more to do with the people I'm surrounded by than it does with the location I'm at. I find myself saying, "I'm going home..."...
  • Donkey elephant
    SMC Political Faces Change
    Much has been made at the national level of the turnout results for President Barack Obama among Latinos, African Americans and Asian Pacific Islander Americans. The President’s margin of victory has been ascribed to the turnout and rising...
  • Latinos
    The importance of our growing Latino population
    There has been much speculation since the presidential election regarding the Latino voting bloc in the United States. With 73% of the Latino vote going to the Democratic candidate, this minority group has become big news, and is, all of a sudden,...
  • Abigail Fisher vs. University of Texas
    Affirmative action in college admissions coming to an end?
    The option to identify oneself as a minority on college applications may not exist much longer, depending what the Supreme Court rules next summer regarding the future of affirmative action.Affirmative action dates back to World War II, when...
  • Multiple intelligence
    Daily thought: Virtue and intelligence.
    The daily thought for today is: virtue and intelligence.What is virtue? We all have virtues inside of us that typically show up when we are passionate about something. Our virtues also show up when we are in a crisis.One can come to understand...
  • Eid
    Thoughts on Eid
    Many people wonder why we celebrate Eid at the end of Ramadhan.Are we happy that Ramadhan has finished? How can we be happy that such a great month of Allah, with all its blessings and mercies, has gone away? The actual reason we celebrate Eid is...
  • Minority Mentor College Program goas National
    The Savvy Communicator: Minority College Mentor Program goes National
    College is a once in a lifetime experience. The crampiness of tiny dorm rooms teaches you the value of sharing, while the challenge of making new friends helps to develop interpersonal skills you never knew you had. Still, college teaches one...
  • Small Business
    Governments seek to help minority businesses
    The future of minority-owned businesses in Cook County and across the country are so grim that the deputy director for the U.S. Small Business Administration will be in Chicago next week to find out why.On June 21 Peter Gibbs will host a free...
  • Minorities
    The majority is now the minority
    For the first time ever in this country, minority births surpassed white births in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Percentage-wise, just over half, 50.4% of births were minority babies, and 49.6% of births were Non-Hispanic whites.The...
  • Representative Sandy Adams
    What about Domestic Violence aren't you understanding?
    What about Domestic Violence aren’t you understanding?LGBT-Inclusive Domestic Violence Act doomed? reports TheAdvocate.com. When the House of Representatives were presented with a Domestic Violence Act, meant to protect women and LGBT...
  • In peace
    Minority students face more discipline compared to white counterparts
    According to the Department of Education, black students, especially males, are subject to harsher discipline in public students across the nation. Nationally, “black students are more than three-and-a-half times more likely than white...