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Study: Minorities not well-represented in environmental groups

WASHINGTON — Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the “green ceiling” inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.

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Black sheep congressman could endanger the herd

Black sheep congressman could endanger the herd

Aside from former House Speaker Eric Cantor’s ambush by mild-mannered college professor David Brat, tea party candidates have fared poorly against establishment Republicans this year.

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Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

A student looks on as instructor Mandy Willig prepares food during "A Taste of African Heritage" class in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Aimed mainly at blacks but open to anyone, the classes are being held nationwide to encourage people to adopt traditional African cooking met…

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Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Dietician Mandy Willing teaches a cooking class focusing on African foods and methods in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Sponsored by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways, the class called "A Taste of African Heritage" concentrates on getting black Americans to adopt healthy cooki…

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Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn't have the best diet, and his plump belly proves it.

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Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Dietician Mandy Willing puts carrots into a bowl with the assistance of Rickey Dorsey during a cooking class in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, as Sharon Reid looks on. Sponsored by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways, the class is titled "A Taste of African Heritage" and focuses…

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Apply affirmative action based on present-day segregation, not race

Black folks once were victims of intentional, government-sponsored racial segregation.

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Complaint: Texas judge said minorities predisposed to crime

AUSTIN, Texas — A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech, including that some racial groups were predisposed to violent crime.

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