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Teachers union leaders hit Supreme Court anti-affirmative action ruling

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a  Phoenix secondary school teacher, said it subjects minority group students to "separate and unequal political processes that put undue burdens" on them.

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Thousands end 2012 Selma to Montgomery march

Thousands re-tracing the steps of those who made the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. ended their five-day journey by converging this weekend on the Alabama state capital here.

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New Haven Firebirds struggle for everyone

The  need for affirmative action to achieve fairness and equality for everyone, and to address the economic crisis, won support last weekend at Conneticut African American History Month events.

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Black History Month: Working together for justice

Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.

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Why are law schools denying Black and Mexican American students?

The number of African American and Mexican American students admitted to law schools has decreased in the last 15 years, according to a recent study by a Columbia Law School professor.